Meet Our Staff

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    Pre-Owned Vehicle Sales Manager

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    Lester W.  Brown Jr.

    Lester W. Brown Jr.

    Pre-Owned Vehicle Sales Manager

    Lester, an Austin native, is a 9-year veteran of the automotive business and has been with Sterling Acura for 7 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.

  • Brandon Large

    Brandon Large

    Service Advisor

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    Brandon Large

    Brandon Large

    Service Advisor

    Brandon, a native of Seattle, Washington, has worked in the automotive sector for 10 years and enjoys helping people with their automotive service needs, so he’s in the right spot in our award-winning Service Department. When he’s done exceeding the standard for our service customers, he enjoys football, baseball, and anything related to cars, of course!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Travis Willi

    Travis Willi

    Service Consultant

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    Travis Willi

    Travis Willi

    Service Consultant

    With 4 years in automotive service, Travis is a seasoned veteran. He’s also a great listener and will do his best to exceed the standard in every way possible to keep your vehicle in optimal condition. When he’s not busy scheduling service for our customers, Nick is a next level paintballer, and enjoys cooking.

  • 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

  • Derrick Evans

    Derrick Evans

    New Vehicle Sales Product Specialist

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    Derrick Evans

    Derrick Evans

    New Vehicle Sales Product Specialist

    With 20 years in the automotive business, it’s safe to say Derrick is a seasoned veteran who is dedicated to finding the right vehicle for his customers. He appreciates the family atmosphere at Sterling Acura, and as the saying goes, Derrick never met a stranger. When he’s not showing off Acura vehicles on the showroom floor, Derrick enjoys baking, cooking, and fishing.

  • John Biggs

    John Biggs

    New Vehicle Sales Product Specialist

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    John Biggs

    John Biggs

    New Vehicle Sales Product Specialist

    John, a native of Olathe, Kansas, brings a big smile and a friendly customer-first personality to our showroom floor. A big fan of the Acura brand, exceeding the standard comes naturally to John, and he’s ready to help you find the perfect Acura to fit your needs. When he’s not showcasing beautiful Acura vehicles in our showroom, John enjoys live music, football, baseball, and plenty of barbecue.

  • Nick Baker

    Nick Baker

    New Vehicle Sales Product Specialist

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    Nick Baker

    Nick Baker

    New Vehicle Sales Product Specialist

    An Austin native, Nick loves being around cars, and is a fan of the Acura brand, so he feels right at home on the showroom floor here at sterling Acura. When he’s not working with a customer to find the perfect Acura, Nick enjoys photography and cooking.

  • Traye Hogue

    Traye Hogue

    Pre-Owned Sales Product Specialist

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    Traye Hogue

    Traye Hogue

    Pre-Owned 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.

  • Jordon Davis

    Jordon Davis

    Pre-Owned Sales Product Specialist

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    Jordon Davis

    Jordon Davis

    Pre-Owned Sales Product Specialist

    Jordan, a true Austin native, is in awe of Acura’s ability to combine design and technology. So it’s no wonder he’s found a spot on the showroom floor here at Sterling Acura of Austin. When he’s not busy exceeding the standard in our showroom, you’ll probably find him skateboarding.

  • Elizabeth "Liz" Dellavedova

    Elizabeth "Liz" Dellavedova

    Receptionist

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    Elizabeth

    Elizabeth "Liz" Dellavedova

    Receptionist

    From Carson City, Nevada, Liz brings her sunshine to our showroom. Whether you’re looking for a new Acura, an Acura Certified Pre-Owned model, or a quality used car, truck, or SUV, or in need of having your vehicle serviced, Liz will exceed the standard and point you in the right direction. When she’s not assisting our customers, she enjoys playing volleyball, baking, watching football, and hiking with her Catahoula mix, Cooper.

  • Bailey Ontiveros

    Bailey Ontiveros

    Receptionist

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    Bailey Ontiveros

    Bailey Ontiveros

    Receptionist

    Bailey is a native of Austin and brings a big smile and a friendly “hello” to her position at our front counter. Whether you’re looking for a new or pre-owned vehicle, or need service for your vehicle, Bailey will make sure you get to the right place. When she isn’t busy greeting visitors to our showroom, Bailey enjoys swimming, going to concerts and hiking in Austin’s beautiful green belts.

  • Ruben Diaz

    Ruben Diaz

    Service Technician

    Ruben Diaz

    Ruben Diaz

    Service Technician