Meet Our Staff

  • Kalani Asido

    Kalani Asido

    General Manager

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    Kalani Asido

    Kalani Asido

    General Manager

    Kalani is one our newest managers from the great State of Washington. Having developed his career in the Pacific NW, he has close to 2 decades of experience he brings to our team. He has a passion for all things vintage and enjoys working on his classic cars. His mission is to provide truly exceptional customer service to our customers and internally to the team members of Nissan of San Marcos.

  • John Putman

    John Putman

    General Sales Manager

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    John Putman

    John Putman

    General Sales Manager

    John Putman was born and raised in North Texas, he has been in the car industry for 10 years. He currently resides in San Antonio with his wife and 3 kids. John enjoys hunting in his spare time. He loves helping customers find the perfect cars for their families at the best price.

  • Danel Vicknair

    Danel Vicknair

    Office Manager

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    Danel Vicknair

    Danel Vicknair

    Office Manager

  • Thaddeus Watkins

    Thaddeus Watkins

    New Car Manager

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    Thaddeus Watkins

    Thaddeus Watkins

    New Car Manager

    Thaddeus was born and raised in the Bay Area of California. He moved to Texas in 2010 on a full scholarship to play football at the Texas State University. The best part about the auto industry is meeting new clients from all walks of life and turning them into life long customers.

  • Mark Sonnen

    Mark Sonnen

    Used Car Director

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    Mark Sonnen

    Mark Sonnen

    Used Car Director

    Mark has lived in San Antonio for the past 30 years. His secret to his success is treating the customers exactly the way he would like to be treated. Plus, he really loves selling cars, that’s what makes it truly a win, win situation! Mark’s hobbies include playing Golf and mountain biking. He enjoys watching the Dallas Cowboys and the San Antonio Spurs.

  • Eddie Martinez

    Eddie Martinez

    DealerTrades Manager/Sales

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    Eddie Martinez

    Eddie Martinez

    DealerTrades Manager/Sales

  • Hope Hargrove

    Hope Hargrove

    Owner Loyalty Manager

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    Hope Hargrove

    Hope Hargrove

    Owner Loyalty Manager

    Hope has been in the auto industry for 26 years that roots back to her family business. Hope is originally from Murray, KY and migrated to Texas in 1998. She currently resides in Austin and is an original employee of the Nissan of San Marcos family. In her free time, she enjoys playing in a pool league and loves spending time with her family and miniature wiener dog “Weeman”.

  • David  Taylor

    David Taylor

    Service/Parts Director

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    David  Taylor

    David Taylor

    Service/Parts Director

    David was born and raised in San Antonio. He currently resides in Lulling TX. where e he and his wife have a small Farm. David has been working in the Automotive Business since 1986, He enjoys all types of motor racing, College Football and basketball. He has been very successful in finding repairs and solutions when others cannot. This is has helped david excel in customer Satisfaction,

  • Sergio Juarez

    Sergio Juarez

    Parts Manager

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    Sergio Juarez

    Sergio Juarez

    Parts Manager

    Sergio was born and raised in San Marcos TX. He has 15 years of experience in the industry. Sergio enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He currently resides in Kyle TX and enjoys the atmosphere and customers he gets to meet and help on a daily basis.

  • Jasetin McPherson

    Jasetin McPherson

    Finance Director

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    Jasetin McPherson

    Jasetin McPherson

    Finance Director

    Jasetin McPherson is a Texas born and raised native. He’s been in the automotive industry for the past 7 years and enjoys sharing in the joy a new vehicle brings to his customers and their families. His success stems from the dedication put into each and every one of his customer’s financial goals. From new to credit, to veteran car buyers, rest assured that Jasetin and his team are working to ensure their customers happiness every step of the way. His hobbies include watching his newborn son Grayson experience all the new things in life, as well as being “foodies” with his wife Maria. Feel free to stop by and say hi anytime, his door is always open and enjoys his conversations with our store’s guests!

  • David  Webster

    David Webster

    Finance Manager

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    David  Webster

    David Webster

    Finance Manager

    David Webster was born in Northeast and is a graduate from Summit High School Summit, New Jersey. He ran track and cross country in college graduating from Abilene Christian University. David has been in the car business for 6 years and is very passionate about treating people the way he would want to be treated. He currently lives in San Antonio and enjoys spending his spare time with his family.

  • Kraig Stephens

    Kraig Stephens

    BDC Director

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    Kraig Stephens

    Kraig Stephens

    BDC Director

    Kraig Stephens has been in the automotive industry for 4 years. Prior to joining the automobile industry, Kraig worked in the banking and accounting fields in the DFW area for 14 years. Kraig is originally from North Carolina where he completed his Graduate degree; however not to forget, his undergraduate roots stated at Texas Tech. He enjoys turning customers into happy buyers.

  • Krystal  Rodriguez

    Krystal Rodriguez

    Equity Manager

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    Krystal  Rodriguez

    Krystal Rodriguez

    Equity Manager

    Kristal is the Equity Manager here at Nissan of San Marcos. She has spent most of her life in Texas and is a happily married mother of three
    children. Kristal enjoys working with our regular service customers and helping them when vehicle needs arise.

  • Kalani Asido

    Kalani Asido

    General Manager

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    Kalani Asido

    Kalani Asido

    General Manager

    Kalani is one our newest managers from the great State of Washington. Having developed his career in the Pacific NW, he has close to 2 decades of experience he brings to our team. He has a passion for all things vintage and enjoys working on his classic cars. His mission is to provide truly exceptional customer service to our customers and internally to the team members of Nissan of San Marcos.

  • John Putman

    John Putman

    General Sales Manager

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    John Putman

    John Putman

    General Sales Manager

    John Putman was born and raised in North Texas, he has been in the car industry for 10 years. He currently resides in San Antonio with his wife and 3 kids. John enjoys hunting in his spare time. He loves helping customers find the perfect cars for their families at the best price.

  • Mark Sonnen

    Mark Sonnen

    Used Car Director

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    Mark Sonnen

    Mark Sonnen

    Used Car Director

    Mark has lived in San Antonio for the past 30 years. His secret to his success is treating the customers exactly the way he would like to be treated. Plus, he really loves selling cars, that’s what makes it truly a win, win situation! Mark’s hobbies include playing Golf and mountain biking. He enjoys watching the Dallas Cowboys and the San Antonio Spurs.

  • Eddie Martinez

    Eddie Martinez

    DealerTrades Manager/Sales

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    Eddie Martinez

    Eddie Martinez

    DealerTrades Manager/Sales

  • Hope Hargrove

    Hope Hargrove

    Owner Loyalty Manager

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    Hope Hargrove

    Hope Hargrove

    Owner Loyalty Manager

    Hope has been in the auto industry for 26 years that roots back to her family business. Hope is originally from Murray, KY and migrated to Texas in 1998. She currently resides in Austin and is an original employee of the Nissan of San Marcos family. In her free time, she enjoys playing in a pool league and loves spending time with her family and miniature wiener dog “Weeman”.

  • Alex Alfaro

    Alex Alfaro

    Product Specialist

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    Alex Alfaro

    Alex Alfaro

    Product Specialist

    My name is Alex Alfaro and I’m from Long Beach, Ca. I moved out here with my wife to get to know her side of the family. I’ve been in sales for over a decade and since I worked at Nissan out in California I wanted another go at it. I enjoy meeting new people and having fellowship with my wife and kids.

  • Brock  Lafave

    Brock Lafave

    Product Specialist

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    Brock  Lafave

    Brock Lafave

    Product Specialist

    Brock is a graduate student at Texas State University. He is a native Texan and was born and raised in the Houston area. Brock loves living in central Texas and wants to provide all of his customers with great service while helping them find the perfect car.

  • Craig  Best

    Craig Best

    Product Specialist

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    Craig  Best

    Craig Best

    Product Specialist

  • Dallas McClarty

    Dallas McClarty

    Product Specialist

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    Dallas McClarty

    Dallas McClarty

    Product Specialist

  • Dwain Skrobarcek

    Dwain Skrobarcek

    Product Specialist

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    Dwain Skrobarcek

    Dwain Skrobarcek

    Product Specialist

  • Dylan Dunford

    Dylan Dunford

    Product Specialist

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    Dylan Dunford

    Dylan Dunford

    Product Specialist

    Dylan wasn’t born in Texas but he got here as fast as he could. His dedication to his customers and warm smile make the car buying process a breeze. When he’s not selling cars he is spending time with his two dogs and his fiancé, who he is set to wed this October. Dylan has been a part of the Nissan family for over two years and continues to go above and beyond for each of his customers.

  • Josh  Garris

    Josh Garris

    Product Specialist

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    Josh  Garris

    Josh Garris

    Product Specialist

    Joshua Garris born in Poughkeepsie, New York. Most of his childhood he was raised in North Carolina. He currently lives in San Antonio. Josh enjoys playing basketball on his free time. Josh takes pride in helping people find the car they want.

  • Julian  Sanchez

    Julian Sanchez

    Product Specialist

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    Julian  Sanchez

    Julian Sanchez

    Product Specialist

    I was born and raised right here in San Marcos and have worked here at Nissan of SM for over 3 years now. I love assisting my fellow San Martian’s and also anyone else that is looking for exceptional service to purchase a vehicle! I started off washing cars and when I made it to the sales department I never turned back. My hobbies revolve around my baby boy born Dec. 22 of 2016 and doing anything and everything with my little family.

  • Keland  Carter

    Keland Carter

    Product Specialist

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    Keland  Carter

    Keland Carter

    Product Specialist

    Keland Carter was born and raised Houston, Texas. He lives in San Marcos with his younger brother and 75 lb. dog. He enjoys mixed martial arts and live music festivals in his free time. He is new to car sales but loves assisting customers with finding the right car for them.

  • Keller  Tinsley

    Keller Tinsley

    Product Specialist

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    Keller  Tinsley

    Keller Tinsley

    Product Specialist

    Keller is from North Texas and relocated the San Marcos area a year ago. When he is not watching the Denver Broncos win the Superbowl, he is out searching for old Nissan/Datsun sports cars. Apart from that, he enjoys hunting and hiking whenever possible. He enjoys helping his customers pick out the perfect vehicle for all their wants and needs.

  • Kevin  Arevalo

    Kevin Arevalo

    Product Specialist

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    Kevin  Arevalo

    Kevin Arevalo

    Product Specialist

  • Richard Garcia

    Richard Garcia

    Product Specialist

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    Richard Garcia

    Richard Garcia

    Product Specialist

  • Rodrigo  Guzman

    Rodrigo Guzman

    Product Specialist

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    Rodrigo  Guzman

    Rodrigo Guzman

    Product Specialist

  • Tina  Knapp

    Tina Knapp

    Internet Product Specialist

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    Tina  Knapp

    Tina Knapp

    Internet Product Specialist

  • Roy Gonzalez

    Roy Gonzalez

    Product Specialist

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    Roy Gonzalez

    Roy Gonzalez

    Product Specialist

  • Desmond Spencer

    Desmond Spencer

    Internet Product Specialist

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    Desmond Spencer

    Desmond Spencer

    Internet Product Specialist

    Originally from Brooklyn, NY, has been in the car business for one year. Desmond is customer service oriented, which he developed over his 10 years of sales experience. He loves listening to live music and spending as much time as possible with family.

  • Detrich Berry

    Detrich Berry

    Internet Product Specialist

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    Detrich Berry

    Detrich Berry

    Internet Product Specialist

  • Erika McKinney

    Erika McKinney

    Internet Product Specialist

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    Erika McKinney

    Erika McKinney

    Internet Product Specialist

    I am an Internet Sales Professional, mother of 3, that has been in the business for over 4 years. I take pride in providing you with a VIP Car Buying Experience that is second to none. Just think of me as your own personal Auto Connoisseur that is here for you before, during and even after the Sale. You will be treated with dignity, honesty, and respect the way buying a vehicle should be. Outside of work I love to shoot pool. I enjoy competing in eight ball and nine ball tournaments and love watching
    movies “mostly scary” with my family.

  • Oscar Sifuentes

    Oscar Sifuentes

    Internet Product Specialist

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    Oscar Sifuentes

    Oscar Sifuentes

    Internet Product Specialist

    Oscar was raised in Austin, Texas where he met his wife and had two children. When Oscar is not working he loves to go to the gym, watch UFC, spend time outdoors with his family, and watch his daughter compete in local dance competitions. Oscar has been in the car business for over 6 years and truly loves what he does. The best thing about Oscar is that he treats his customers as friends. He is very easy to work with and always remains professional.

  • EmmaLea Stewart

    EmmaLea Stewart

    Receptionist

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    EmmaLea Stewart

    EmmaLea Stewart

    Receptionist

    EmmaLea is a native Texan. She was born in Austin, raised in Kyle and currently lives in San Marcos. With five years of customer service experience and over a year with the Nissan family, EmmaLea’s smiling face greets every guest that visits the dealership. When she’s not at work she is attending Texas State University where she is working towards a Bachelors degree in Communication Studies, or taking her dog to the river. Her dedication to customer service and positive attitude help to assure every guest begins and ends their car buying experience with a smile.

  • Ray Rivera

    Ray Rivera

    Asst. Service Manager

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    Ray Rivera

    Ray Rivera

    Asst. Service Manager

    Hello, my name Ray Rivera. I have been working in the automotive industry for 23 years. 12 years in the parts side and 11 years in service. I have been with Nissan of San Marcos for almost 5 years. What I love the most about my job is helping people resolve their issues about their cars and all of my co-workers. I am originally from Miami and have now been living in Kyle for about 5 years. I am a big time fan of all teams from Miami, especially the University of Miami Hurricanes.

  • Reynaldo Zamora

    Reynaldo Zamora

    Servce Advisor

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    Reynaldo Zamora

    Reynaldo Zamora

    Servce Advisor

    Reynaldo was born in New Braunfels and has lived in this area his entire life. He graduated from New Braunfels High School. He went on to graduate from San Antonio College (Associate of Arts) and also the University of Texas at San Antonio (Bachelor of Business Administration). He is married with two children and 3 grandchildren. Reynaldo’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, and reading. He has been working at Nissan of San Marcos as a Service Advisor for 3 years. He has previously worked at Chevrolet, Dodge, and Ford dealerships since 1992.

  • Tim Nagel

    Tim Nagel

    Service Advisor

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    Tim Nagel

    Tim Nagel

    Service Advisor

    My name is Tim and I moved to Austin in 2011. I enjoy interacting with my regular customers and meeting new customers every day. When not working on home projects on my days off, I enjoy exploring Austin and watching baseball and football.

  • Angela Gonzalez

    Angela Gonzalez

    Warranty Advisor

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    Angela Gonzalez

    Angela Gonzalez

    Warranty Advisor

    Born and raised in San Marcos, Texas, Angela has worked in the automotive business for 17 years. She loves to meet new customers and also visit with repeat customers. Angela enjoys spending time with her family and their 2-year-old pug, Rose.

  • Sergio Juarez

    Sergio Juarez

    Parts Manager

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    Sergio Juarez

    Sergio Juarez

    Parts Manager

    Sergio was born and raised in San Marcos TX. He has 15 years of experience in the industry. Sergio enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He currently resides in Kyle TX and enjoys the atmosphere and customers he gets to meet and help on a daily basis.

  • Alan Sanchez

    Alan Sanchez

    Parts Advisor

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    Alan Sanchez

    Alan Sanchez

    Parts Advisor