Meet Our Staff

  • Adrian Davis

    Adrian Davis

    President

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    Adrian Davis

    Adrian Davis

    President

    Adrian Davis began his career 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 most recently, General Sales Manager. Adrian has been a part of the Sterling Acura of Austin family since 2003. When he’s not at the dealership, Adrian enjoys family BBQs, playing golf and watching football.

  • Tim Caldwell

    Tim Caldwell

    General Manager

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    Tim Caldwell

    Tim Caldwell

    General Manager

    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.

  • Ray Dominguez

    Ray Dominguez

    General Sales Manager

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    Ray Dominguez

    Ray Dominguez

    General Sales Manager

    Ray brings 15 years of automotive experience and a track record of excellence in customer service to Sterling Acura of Austin. When it comes to exceeding the standard, Ray Dominguez has a big smile, a track record of success and loves a good comedy.

  • 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.

  • Jay Buck

    Jay Buck

    Finance Director

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    Jay Buck

    Jay Buck

    Finance Director

    Our Finance Director James Buck was born in Dallas, Texas and spent time growing up in both South Carolina and Texas. Along with his BBA in Marketing from the University of North Texas, James “Jay” Buck brings to Sterling 7 years of experience in the Automotive industry along with a true love of sports. We’re happy to have Jay on board exceeding the standard.

  • Lester W.  Brown Jr.

    Lester W. Brown Jr.

    Sales Manager

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    Lester W.  Brown Jr.

    Lester W. Brown Jr.

    Sales Manager

    Lester, an Austin native, is a 7-year veteran of the automotive business and has been with Sterling Acura for 5 years. He’s also a US Navy Veteran who has a passion for the Acura brand and loves exceeding the standard wherever he can. Lester dedicates his off-time to his family, church and community service. Thank you for your service Lester.

  • Ben  Blackwell

    Ben Blackwell

    Sales Manager

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    Ben  Blackwell

    Ben Blackwell

    Sales Manager

    Sales Manager, Ben Blackwell, grew up in Leicester, England and now lives here in Austin. He brings 4 years of automotive experience and a cheerful British accent to our showroom. When he’s not busy exceeding the standard here at Sterling Acura, Ben loves movies and spending time with his wife and their 2 dogs, including a sweet Corgi.

  • Alex Torres

    Alex Torres

    Service Manager

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    Alex Torres

    Alex Torres

    Service Manager

    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.

  • James Wilson

    James Wilson

    Service Consultant

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    James Wilson

    James Wilson

    Service Consultant

    James has been exceeding the standard with Sterling for 10.5 years now. A native of Fredericksburg, Texas, James offers a friendly handshake and a high level of customer service. He’s also an avid hunter and is always ready to swap hunting stories.

  • 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.

  • Ralph  Almazan

    Ralph Almazan

    Service Consultant

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    Ralph  Almazan

    Ralph Almazan

    Service Consultant

    Ralph brings 10 years of experience to his position as a Service Consultant here at Sterling Acura. He loves the Acura brand and the technology that goes with it. Originally from Houston, Texas, he’s an avid collector of movies, loves travelling, watching pro sports and spending time with his girlfriend and his family.

  • Kelsey  Arp

    Kelsey Arp

    Service Consultant

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    Kelsey  Arp

    Kelsey Arp

    Service Consultant

    Service Consultant, Kelsey Arp, brings her small town, mid-west personality to our team from Otsego, Minnesota. She began her career with Sterling in 2018 proving in a short time that she knew how to exceed the standard for customers and co-workers alike. When she’s not helping customers with their service needs, she loves being outside with friends and her special dog, Trucker. Kelsey loves eating at new restaurants and binging on Netflix.

  • Eugene Hall

    Eugene Hall

    Certified Master Technician - Certified NSX Technician

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    Eugene Hall

    Eugene Hall

    Certified Master Technician - Certified NSX 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.

  • David Bozell

    David Bozell

    Certified NSX Technician / Certified Acura Master Technician

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    David Bozell

    David Bozell

    Certified NSX Technician / Certified Acura Master Technician

    When it comes to Acura technology, David is about as knowledgeable, experienced and qualified as anyone can be. An 11-year automotive veteran, he’s a Certified Acura Master Technician as well as a Certified NSX Technician. Originally from San Marcos, Texas, David graduated from Austin High School. When he’s not creating Acura magic with his skills, he enjoys football and movies.

  • David Najera

    David Najera

    Service Technician

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    David Najera

    David Najera

    Service 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.

  • Ruben  Diaz

    Ruben Diaz

    Service Technician

    Ruben  Diaz

    Ruben Diaz

    Service Technician

  • Shaun Kerns

    Shaun Kerns

    Sales Product Specialist

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    Shaun Kerns

    Shaun Kerns

    Sales Product Specialist

    Shaun Kerns is a dedicated fan of the Acura brand and our resident expert on the Acura NSX. He joined our team in September 2013 and has served in several areas of the company. A native Texan from Houston, Shaun arrived in 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 out with local charity events.

  • Curtis Hardin

    Curtis Hardin

    Sales Product Specialist

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    Curtis Hardin

    Curtis Hardin

    Sales Product Specialist

    Curtis brings small town friendly personality and 8 years of customer service experience in the golf industry to our showroom floor. Coming from Tyler, Texas, Curtis understands what a friendly, family owned business is all about. In his time away from the showroom, Curtis loves live music and hockey.

  • Phillip Huron

    Phillip Huron

    Sales Product Specialist

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    Phillip Huron

    Phillip Huron

    Sales Product Specialist

    Phillip, a native of Austin, has worked in the automotive sector for 5 years and loves being around cars and people, so he’s right at home here at Sterling Acura of Austin. When he’s not busy exceeding the standard in our showroom, you might find him playing the latest video game, or even doing some video editing.

  • Traye Hogue

    Traye Hogue

    Sales Product Specialist

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    Traye Hogue

    Traye Hogue

    Sales Product Specialist

    Austin native, Traye Hogue, has over 8 years in automotive sales and a big smile to go with his handshake. He loves Acura technology and finding the right vehicle for his customers. On his days off, Traye is into video games and sports, especially football and basketball.

  • Olivia Benamati

    Olivia Benamati

    Sales Product Specialist

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    Olivia Benamati

    Olivia Benamati

    Sales Product Specialist

    Olivia has always loved cars and decided Sterling Acura would be a great place to be around the finest automotive technology in the world. Originally from Grand Prairie, Olivia brings her small-town warmth and friendly personality to our showroom floor with a true desire to exceed the standard for every customer. When not assisting customers in our showroom, she loves enjoying good food and hiking with her dog.

  • Shelby Walker

    Shelby Walker

    Administrative Assistant

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    Shelby Walker

    Shelby Walker

    Administrative Assistant

    Administrative Assistant, Shelby Walker, brings her friendly style to our team from Midland, Texas. She’s excited about being a part of the automotive industry because she loves people and cars. In her off time, Shelby loves fishing, cooking and hanging out with her daughter.

  • Ajanae “AJ”  Spence

    Ajanae “AJ” Spence

    Receptionist

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    Ajanae “AJ”  Spence

    Ajanae “AJ” Spence

    Receptionist

    When you walk into our showroom, or call us, you may be greeted by Receptionist, AJ, who’s smile is sure to make you feel right at home. Although she’s new to the automotive industry, AJ loves cars and people so Sterling Acura provides the perfect setting for her to exceed the standard. Outside of work, AJ loves shopping and playing with her dogs.

  • Ruben Diaz

    Ruben Diaz

    Service Technician

    Ruben Diaz

    Ruben Diaz

    Service Technician

  • Phillip Huron

    Phillip Huron

    Sales Product Specialist

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    Phillip Huron

    Phillip Huron

    Sales Product Specialist

    Phillip, a native of Austin and fluent in Spanish, has worked in the automotive sector for 5 years and loves being around cars and people, so he’s right at home here at Sterling Acura of Austin. When he’s not busy exceeding the standard in our showroom, you might find him playing the latest video game, or even doing some video editing.