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Management

Mike Vega
General Sales Manager
661-742-8021

He's been with Cardinale for 7 years. Plays Hockey and devotes time to his family. His Favorite Audi is the R8. His favorite thing about working is he "loves putting dreams in driveways."

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Maria Pereida
Audi Finance Manager

English/Spanish.
Automotive industry experience of 29 years. Loves meeting new people every day. The element of surprise is what she comes into work for. On her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and visiting local Basque eateries like Bakersfield's "Chalet Basque."

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Inder Singh
Internet Manager

Quadrilingual: English/Spanish/Punjabi/Hindi
He does it all. He handles internet leads, sales, digital retailing, and more. Plays basketball and enjoys riding his motocycle up the Hwy 178 into the canyons.

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Chris Lemons
Audi Sales Manager
661-440-4841

Previously served in the U.S Navy and found a home in the automotive industry. His strong leadership skills allowed him to climb to sales manager swiftly.

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Sales

Nick Evett
Brand Specialist
661-515-0351

Began in the industry 3 years ago and came in with a construction background and is still part of the "Carpenters Union." He's very focused on customer needs and motivated to give the best buying experience.

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Daniela Tapia
Brand Specialist

She's very bubbly and approachable. She strives to be helpful and is excited to give customers her best. In her free time, she likes to hike along Bakersfield's Bluffs and read fictional books.

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Destiny Guijarro
Brand Specialist
661-617-6200

English/Spanish
She's really energetic and ready to assist. She loves helping people find the best options in their vehicles. Outside of work she is actively a bodybuilder and loves good food.

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Sandra Acosta
Business Development Center
661-515-0294

English/Spanish/French

She sets up very clear expectations about vehicle selection and delivery. Her personality is very inviting and she's eager to answer any questions. She loves to run in her free time and is in two state running groups. "Sole Sisters" and "She's Beautiful Sass Squad."

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Diana Manjarrez
Brand Specialist
661-515-0279

English/Spanish.
6 years' experience in the automotive industry from detail to reception. She understands the process from receiving the car to selling it. She's patient and understanding of customer needs. On her free time, she enjoys traveling and watching comedy movies.

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Sasha Conklin
Audi Brand Specialist
661-515-0353

Mother to 2 kids and her Mini Australian Shepard. She appreciates spending quality time with her family. She makes sure to provide and open line of communication to every customer to ensure they are always taken care of. Her Dream Audi is the S5 Sportback.

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Manuel Sanchez
Audi Brand Specialist
661-459-1431

English/Spanish.
He ensures his customers' expectations are met with a friendly smile through the whole process. During his time away from work he loves going to San Diego for the water sports and weather.

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Giovanni Ramirez
Brand Specialist
661-515-0266

San Jose State
Timid and reserved at first, he gives a very detailed run down of vehicle specs and options. He's a Student at San Jose State University and enjoys wrestling and football. He also cares for his 3 Pit Bulls.

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Carlos Pena
Brand Specialist
661-515-0276


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Tracy Atkin
Brand Specialist
661-515-0272


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Service

Jason Huerta
Service Manager


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Matt Costello
Service Consultant
661-515-0261

He's been with the Audi Brand for 13 years and continues to give expert customer service. He's a golf enthusiast and enjoys spending time with family. Especially traveling with his wife.

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Paul Gonzales
Service Advisor
661-515-0297

English/Spanish.
He can relate to anyone when providing customer service. He is a former wrestling coach for local high school and the previous owner of Bakersfield MMA & Boxing. His job gives him the opportunity to meet new people every day and he enjoys giving results.

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Office Administration

Briza Esparza
Business Office Manager


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Judy Fuentes
Accounts Payable


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Payton Edmondson
Office Administrator


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Sandra Acevedo
Contract Administrator


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Casey Medina
Reception


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BDC

Refa Rahman

She's a full-time college student at Bakersfield College and one of the youngest people on our team. She comes from a sales background and is very approachable. Her dream car is the Audi R8.

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Hazel Carolina Cortez

English/Spanish
She's been in the automotive industry for 5 years. Her priority is customer satisfaction. in her time away from work she spends time with her husband, a new baby boy, and two german shepherds. She also enjoys traveling to Managua, Nicaragua to visit family.

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