Meet Our Staff

  • James Wood

    James Wood

    Vice President /General Manager

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    James Wood

    James Wood

    Vice President /General Manager

    James Wood is the Vice President and General Manager of our team here at Sterling Acura. Mr. Wood (as known by his employees) is a great leader who has been in the car business for over 30 years. Under his leadership, Sterling Acura has been honored with numerous awards – including Acura’s highest honor, the Precision Team Dealership of Distinction Award, which was won for the 9th time in 2015.

  • Adrian Davis

    Adrian Davis

    General Sales Manager

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    Adrian Davis

    Adrian Davis

    General Sales Manager

    Adrian Davis started in the automotive business in 1994 as a lot porter. He has also worked as a service advisor, sales consultant, finance manager, new and used car manager and is currently our General Sales Manager. He has been with Sterling Acura of Austin since 2003. He enjoys playing golf and watching football and family BBQs in his free time.

  • Tabatha Zahler

    Tabatha Zahler

    New Cars Sales Manager

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    Tabatha Zahler

    Tabatha Zahler

    New Cars Sales Manager

    Tabatha Zahler became a part of the Sterling Acura family in mid-2010. She worked as a Sales Consultant, then as a part of the Internet Department, and is now one of our Sales/Finance managers. When Tabatha isn’t at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and their three dogs.

  • Shaun Kerns

    Shaun Kerns

    Finance Director

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    Shaun Kerns

    Shaun Kerns

    Finance Director

    Shaun Kerns is our Finance Director, and has been with us since September 2013. He is a native Texan, from Houston, and moved to Austin in early 2000. Shaun enjoys spending time with friends and family, cooking, finding the next best food truck, playing golf, spending time at the Greenbelt, and helping with local charity events.

  • Tim Caldwell

    Tim Caldwell

    Parts & Service Director

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    Tim Caldwell

    Tim Caldwell

    Parts & Service Director

    Tim Caldwell started with Sterling Acura in late 2003, shortly after the dealership opened. He started as a parts manager, and was promoted to his current position, Parts & Service Director in 2004. Tim enjoys playing golf, and spending time with his family.

  • Robert Conrad

    Robert Conrad

    Parts Director

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    Robert Conrad

    Robert Conrad

    Parts Director

    Robert Conrad has over twenty years of experience with Acura parts, from working as a delivery driver to warehouse clerk, parts counter, and currently is our Parts Director. He is a big Longhorns fan, and also is the Most Interesting Man in the World.

  • Mitchell Glosson

    Mitchell Glosson

    Service Consultant

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    Mitchell Glosson

    Mitchell Glosson

    Service Consultant

    Mitch Glosson has been with Sterling Acura for over 12 years, starting as a porter when he was 17, and working his way up through the ranks. He is currently one of our Service Consultants. He is a huge fan of the Acura brand, and has been working on cars since he was able to walk. In his free time, Mitch is either fishing or working on projects in the garage.

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  • Alex Torres

    Alex Torres

    Service Consultant

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    Alex Torres

    Alex Torres

    Service Consultant

    Alex Torres joined Sterling Acura in 2006, and has worked his way from a Service Technician to a Service Consultant. He enjoys being outdoors in his free time, as well as spending time with his family.

  • Mark Benitez

    Mark Benitez

    Service Consultant

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    Mark Benitez

    Mark Benitez

    Service Consultant

    Mark Benitez has been in the automotive business for about 22 years. He has been with Acura/Honda for about 10 years total. He was an ASE Master technician for about 13 years, then he became a Service Consultant. He currently is one of Sterling Acura’s Service Consultants. Mark ran his own Martial Arts school in a 13-year break as he achieved his 3rd degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, and for fun he owns two Honda motorcycles plus an Acura TLX.

  • Ruben Diaz

    Ruben Diaz

    Technician

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    Ruben Diaz

    Ruben Diaz

    Technician

    Ruben Diaz has worked with Sterling Acura for over 9 years, as an ASE-certified technician. He has been a mechanic for over 20 years, and really likes the Acura brand. In his free time, Ruben enjoys spending time with his family.

  • David Najera

    David Najera

    Technician

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    David Najera

    David Najera

    Technician

    David Najera is a native Texan, and has been with Sterling Acura since we opened in 2003. He is one of our top auto technicians, with over seventeen years of experience. In his spare time, David enjoys being outdoors. He is an ex-amateur boxer, but still loves to stay in shape.

  • Eugene Hall

    Eugene Hall

    Certified Master Technician

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    Eugene Hall

    Eugene Hall

    Certified Master Technician

    Eugene Hall is one of our Certified Master Technicians, and has been with Acura for almost nineteen years. His interests include motorcycles, music, and spending time with his family.

  • John Amador

    John Amador

    Sales Product Specialist

    John Amador

    John Amador

    Sales Product Specialist

  • James Llerandi

    James Llerandi

    Sales Product Specialist

    James Llerandi

    James Llerandi

    Sales Product Specialist

  • Ben Vinger

    Ben Vinger

    Internet Sales

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    Ben Vinger

    Ben Vinger

    Internet Sales

    Ben Vinger recently moved to Texas from the Biggest Little City in The World, and joined our team as a Sales Product Specialist in mid 2017. He has recently moved over into our Internet Sales department. In his free time, he enjoys skateboarding, disc golf, rock climbing, and taking his dog on hikes. Ben also really enjoys cooking and aspires to appear on the television show “Chopped” in the future.

  • Andrew Moreno

    Andrew Moreno

    Sales Product Specialist

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    Andrew Moreno

    Andrew Moreno

    Sales Product Specialist

    Andrew Moreno has been with Sterling Acura since 2011, as a Sales Product Specialist. He has enjoyed seeing the dealership go through some monumental changes and growth. In his free time, Andrew is very involved with his church, leading bible studies, and serving as the young adult ministry leader. He enjoys traveling as well, and has been to Rome, Venice, Assisi, Lourdes, and Fatima. Andrew enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two children, relaxing at home.

  • Montye Edwards

    Montye Edwards

    Sales Product Specialist

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    Montye Edwards

    Montye Edwards

    Sales Product Specialist

    Montye Edwards has been a part of the Sterling Acura family since mid-2013. He is one of our top Sales Product Specialists, and compares himself to the 550 HP Acura NSX – both have three engines to produce mind-blowing power, and both respond intuitively and immediately to the will of people. Montye’s fascination with cars started while he was serving as a Director of Advertising for a global motorsport media agency. He has a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from the third largest university in Georgia, and he is also a proud member of Seminole High School’s Hall of Famed list of American Pioneers.

  • Ruben Villarreal

    Ruben Villarreal

    Sales Product Specialist

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    Ruben Villarreal

    Ruben Villarreal

    Sales Product Specialist

    Born and raised here in the Capital City, Ruben Villarreal is an Austinite to the core! He’s been with Sterling Acura as a Sales Product Specialist since 2012 and enjoys helping clients get into their dream car. Ruben is also a devoted husband and father. When not at the dealership, Ruben is spending time with his beautiful wife of 12 years and playing with his wonderful children. In his spare time, you can find him behind the camera enjoying his passion for photography.

  • Sean Riley

    Sean Riley

    Sales Product Specialist

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    Sean Riley

    Sean Riley

    Sales Product Specialist

    As a native Austinite, Sean Riley is not only a veteran sales consultant but he is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Through honor, courage and commitment his product service has transcended the highest levels of customer satisfaction. Sean is currently one of our Sales Product Specialists, and has been with us since February 2017. In his free time he is active – playing various sports, practicing Aikido and pursuing a master’s degree in Business Administration.

  • Jacquelin Ramirez

    Jacquelin Ramirez

    Daytime Receptionist/Admin. Assistant

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    Jacquelin Ramirez

    Jacquelin Ramirez

    Daytime Receptionist/Admin. Assistant

    Jacquelin Ramirez has been with Sterling Acura since October 2015. She is our Daytime Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, and is a native Texan from Austin. Jackie loves to spend time with her family and her daughter when she has time off.

  • Bilingual Employees

    Bilingual Employees

    Jacquelin Ramirez, Ruben Villarreal, James Llerandi

    Bilingual Employees

    Bilingual Employees

    Jacquelin Ramirez, Ruben Villarreal, James Llerandi