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  • Rich Yang
    General Sales Manager
    480. 855. 8120

    I was born and raised in Chicago. I got into the car business in early 1994 as a salesman then relocated to Phoenix, Ariz. in 1996. I've been with Audi Gilbert as a Sales Manager since 2019. I have three wonderful children, and on my free time I enjoy spending time with family & friends.

  • Trevor Gaiser
    Sales Manager

    I am originally from Mason City, Iowa and moved to Arizona in 2005. I chose to work in the automobile industry because of my interest in high-line vehicles and being able to help our customers by putting a smile on their face. Outside of work I can be found in the kitchen cooking, or outdoors enjoying the Arizona weather (swimming and exploring the different landscapes Arizona has to offer.) I am a big Minnesota Vikings fan since birth. I am also a big soccer fan and still continue to play.

  • Karen Cain
    Finance Director
    480. 899. 8000

    I have been in the auto finance industry for 25 years. I love my work, and love meeting new people. I am married and have two daughters, not living at home. My husband and I enjoy spending time hiking and camping with our two dogs Britany, and Molly. I spent 20 years in DuBois, Penn., in the freezing cold. I moved to Arizona about 17 years ago, and I love the sun and the heat. I am an avid hiker, and have hiked trails all over the Phoenix area, as well as the Grand Canyon rim to rim, and backpacked Yosemite. If you don't see me at work, there's a good chance you will find me on a hiking trail.

  • Bob Banes
    480. 899. 8000

  • Nelson Eger
    Finance Manager

    I am originally from Matagalpa, Nicaragua. Prior to joining the great team at Audi Gilbert, I was the finance manager for a Mazda retailer. I got my start in the automotive industry back in 1994 in sales as I have always had a passion for motorsports and vehicles, as well as politics.

  • Rodney Walker
    Finance Manager

    I was born and raised in Utah. My family and I recently decided to move out of the Utah snow and into the Arizona sun. I started working at Audi Gilbert in January 2022, however this isn't my first experience working with Audi. I started by career in the automotive business in 1998 as a sales associate and quickly moved into a team lead position and promotion to Sales Manager. Then in 2005 I became a Finance Manager at Audi have been working in finance ever since. My wife and I have owned five Audi's. My family consists of my wife, two boys and a Great Dane. If I'm not at work you can find me on the lake boating and water skiing, playing golf, or mountain biking.

  • Ahamed Barakath
    Brand Specialist
    480. 899. 8000

  • Brett Blackwell
    Brand Specialist
    480. 899. 8000

  • Cheyene Thomas
    Brand Specialist
    480. 899. 8000

    I am originally from Alaska. I was ready for a new experience and relocated to work for Audi Gilbert. I have over three years of brand familiarity with the Audi brand and product line. I absolutely love the Audi brand. Outside of work I enjoy spending my time cooking.

  • Richie Lopez
    Brand Specialist
    480. 899. 8000

    I am originally from Ventura, Calif., and lived all over Southern California. I relocated to Arizona with my family and have been enjoying Arizona as our new home. I have over 10+ years of automotive sales experience and love what I do. My father-in-law had a lot to do with my start in the business. I look forward to emerging myself in the history of the Audi brand. Outside of work I enjoy playing and watching sports. My passion is my family.

  • Xavier Young
    Brand Specialist
    480. 899. 8000

    Originally, I'm from McGregor, Texas moving to Arizona after retiring from the U.S. Army after 24 years. After living in Germany for many years, I was always impressed with the Audi brand.
    I'm a proud fan of the Dallas Cowboys. I love spending time with my fiancé and three boys and am an avid Golfer.

  • Tanya Minkova
    Sales Associate

    I am originally from Bulgaria. I have been in Arizona since 2019 and enjoy the beautiful weather and people. I genuinely love the Audi brand and am really exited to join the Audi Gilbert team.

  • Angie Benjamin
    Service Manager

    I am originally from Stuttgaurt, Germany. Once my parents retired from the military we relocated to Arizona. I've been with Audi Gilbert for almost a year and a half, yet carry over 30 years of Automotive experience with me working with brands like Mercedes Benz, BMW and Cadillac. German brand vehicles is where most of my automotive familiarity comes into play, however I am always learning and evolving. 

  • Scott Pfannenstiel
    Service Advisor
    480. 855. 8100

    Originally from Kansas City, I have been in Arizona since 1997. I am a big fan of both the Chiefs and Royals. I enjoy and take advantage of a lot of the outdoor activities that Arizona has to offer, from Lake Pleasant to the Rim.

  • Daryon Rodriguez
    Service Advisor
    480. 855. 8100

    I am new to both Arizona and the Audi Gilbert team. I recently moved from Salem, Oregon for the beautiful Arizona weather. Prior to joining the Audi Gilbert team, I worked for both Audi Seattle and Audi Honolulu.

  • Kenneth Benson
    Parts Manager

    I am originally from Hobbs, New Mexico and have over 20 years of brand familiarity with both Audi and Volkswagen. I got my start in the automotive industry as a temporary stock person. Prior to joining the Audi Gilbert team nearly two years ago I was a Parts Manager at European luxury dealers in the southeast and in California. Outside of work I enjoy traveling, sports, motorcycles and enjoying the outdoors.

  • Aren Nunley
    Parts Specialist

  • Dustin Smith
    Parts Specialist

    I am born and raised here in Glendale, Arizona. I have been with Audi Gilbert a little over 7 months and enjoy learning about the brand every day. Prior to joining the team I was apart of the shipping/receiving for Parts at Subaru Superstore of Chandler. I got my start in the automotive industry as a parts runner for Subaru and over the course of two years worked my way into Internet Sales and soon working the front counter. Outside of work I enjoy mechanical work on vehicles and smaller engine ATV's, dirt bikes and side by sides. My girlfriend and I enjoy camping and boating at Saguaro Lake especially during the hot summer days.


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One of the most parts about any dealership is the staff members and their ability to make any customer feel right at home. Here at Audi Gilbert in Gilbert, AZ we are no different as we have taken a huge amount of pride in our staff members and everything that they do on a daily basis to make every visit special.

Our staff members are incredibly knowledgeable when it comes to the different processes that are completed on the dealership lot! We want to make sure that when any driver visits from the Apache Junction or Mesa area that they can have any of their automotive needs taken care of by professionals who really care. Each one of our staff members are prepared to help you through every visit and will be prepared to help you feel right at home!

When you visit our dealership you can be prepared to work with staff members who know the Audi product inside and out! With our help, shopping for a luxurious new Audi model or even one of our stunning pre-owned models is prepared to be one of the most incredible experiences you could ever imagine. We want to make sure that drivers from either Chandler, AZ or Mesa will get the first-hand experience that they want.

For drivers all over the Gilbert area, Audi Gilbert is the perfect place to visit not only for the best selection of new or pre-owned cars, but for the friendly and professionals staff members. Visit us today and get to know us today. See you soon!