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  • Amit Patel
    General Manager

    Amit is from Chesterfield, South Carolina, and attended Clemson University with a major in Finance. Amit has been with the company since 2006 and has been the General Manager here since 2015. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, cooking, and playing golf. His favorite vehicle is the Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye Widebody. If there is anything we can do to make your experience truly exceptional, please email Amit at

    "My favorite part of working at Spartanburg CDJR is seeing my team provide exceptional customer service to every single customer that enters our doors." -Amit

  • Leanne Murray-Goode

    Leanne moved from NY in early 2020 to the upstate to be closer to her family. She came highly recommended from BMW and Chevrolet Inc for the Controller position here at Spartanburg CDJR. She has been in the Automotive Business for over 20 years now. When Leanne is not working she loves spending time with her husband and three daughters.

    "I love working here because it's a very inviting and unique atmosphere. I can't see myself working anywhere else now! I really enjoy what I do!" -Leanne

  • Wes Hall
    General Sales Manager

    Wes is a native of Gaffney, South Carolina, and has been with Spartanburg CDJR for over 10 years. His father's success is what led him to the car business. Not only is he committed to the dealership's success but he makes sure his staff has the tools and proper training to give customers a top-notch buying experience. In his free time, he enjoys riding his Harley, playing golf, fishing, and spending time with his wife and two children.

    "I love working here because everyone treats each other like a true family, and really hits home." -Wes

  • John Wright
    Service Manager

  • David Kiser
    Parts Director
    (864) 585-6866

  • Ronnie Parker
    Parts Manager

  • Brad Owens
    Sales Manager
    (864) 580-2400

    Brad is a native of upstate South Carolina and has been in the automotive industry for almost 10 years, 9 of which have been with us! After serving in the Marine Corps he got started at Spartanburg CDJR in 2012 and has been with us ever since! Brad continued his education with North Greenville University and always strives to improve the dealership, our processes, and our customer service! In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, shooting guns, and spending time with his wife and three sons!

  • Mike Prokopp
    Sales Manager
    (864) 580-2400

    Mike is originally from Michigan. He moved to Florida for 17 years and served there as a restoration specialist. After moving back to SC he explored different opportunities that landed him here as our Used Car Manager in 2015. Since then he has been a wonderful addition to our team!

    "It has been a great experience helping customers get into vehicles that they love and not to mention working here with such an awesome group of people; They are like a second family." -Mike

  • John Owens
    Sales Manager
    (864) 580-2400

    John Owens came to Spartanburg CDJR by way of a sister store almost 4 years ago. He has been with the company for nearly a decade in total! After graduating from Clemson University, John spent some time traveling the country with a position in sales and leadership development with a company based out of Charleston, SC. He lived in the great state of Texas but soon realized that he was a Carolina boy at heart. After moving back to South Carolina he met his best friend and now wife, Samantha. They are very lucky to have a very happy son named Everett. 

    "I love spending time with my family whenever I am not providing excellent customer service in the sales department." -John

  • Elkin Restrepo
    Finance Director

    Elkin has been with the company for over 11 years. His love for helping people is expressed here every day! After being a salesperson for a little over 2 years, the management team saw his strive for excellence and offered him a leadership role. Since then he has been in the finance department for 8 years. 

    "I love helping our team grow and learn better ways to communicate with our customers!" -Elkin 

  • Noah Johnson
    Finance Manager

    Noah is originally from Campobello, South Carolina. After graduating from high school, he wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement, and also explored other opportunities. However, after running into the GSM at his church, he stepped out of his comfort zone and became a salesperson here at the dealership. After his year mark, he was promoted to Finance Manager and has been here ever since.

    "I love working here because it has opened up many opportunities and has taught me you are never too young to do anything you set your mind to!" -Noah

  • Antonio Golden
    Finance Manager

    Antonio is originally from Atlanta Georgia and studied Business Administration at Limestone University. He has been with the company for 8 years now, and a total of 10 years in the car business. He briefly explored real estate but soon realized Spartanburg CDJR was the place for him. After meeting his wife, he settled down and had 5 beautiful daughters! Antonio accepted the role of Finance Manager in 2020 and is using his many years of experience to help the team grow.

    "I love working here because of the 2nd family and relationships it has allowed me to build." -Antonio

  • Kempton Pilgrim
    BDC/Internet Sales Manager

    Kempton is originally from Easley SC. After high school he studied music at Southern Wesleyan and thought his career path would involve teaching music. After moving to Spartanburg and exploring different job opportunities, life soon lead him here. In December 2017, he started as a salesperson and in September of 2019 took the role as Internet Manager. 

    "Working here has changed my way of life and gave me a second family." -Kempton