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Sterling Acura Management

  • 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 the position of Parts & Service Director in 2004. Today, Tim is Sterling Acura’s General Manager, overseeing all operations for the company. In his spare time, 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 20 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.

  • 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.

  • Ben  Blackwell

    Ben Blackwell

    New Vehicle Sales Manager

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    Ben  Blackwell

    Ben Blackwell

    New Vehicle 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Service and Parts Department

  • Jay Alba

    Jay Alba

    Service Consultant

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    Jay Alba

    Jay Alba

    Service Consultant

    A native of El Paso, Texas, Jay enjoys brings 3 years of automotive service experience to Sterling where helping customers with their service needs is in his wheelhouse. When he’s not exceeding the standard for our Service Department customers, Jay enjoys music production and playing guitar.

  • 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.

  • Mark Benitez

    Mark Benitez

    Service Consultant

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    Mark Benitez

    Mark Benitez

    Service Consultant

    Mark has been with Acura / Honda for over 25 years, and in the automotive industry longer than that. As an ASE Master Technician for nearly 15 years, his knowledge of your vehicle is extensive which is beneficial to helping you with your Service Needs. Mark is currently our Service Drive Manager and is here to help with any of your needs. When he is not exceeding the standard in our Service Department, you will usually find him on his motorcycle somewhere in the Texas Hill Country or on other riding adventures.

  • Juan Pedroza

    Juan Pedroza

    Mainline Technician

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    Juan Pedroza

    Juan Pedroza

    Mainline Technician

    Juan is originally from Chicago but has adopted Austin as his home. He puts his 4 years of automotive service experience to good use here at Sterling Acura. When he’s not performing miracles behind the scenes in our Service Department, he’s exploring all that Austin has to offer.

  • Joshua Brambila

    Joshua Brambila

    Service Technician

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    Joshua Brambila

    Joshua Brambila

    Service Technician

    It takes a lot of talent to keep an award-winning Service Department on track, which is why we’re fortunate to have Joshua on board. Originally from Corpus Christi, Texas, Joshua enjoys playing basketball, skateboarding, and hanging out with his two awesome kids.

  • Ruben  Diaz

    Ruben Diaz

    Service Technician

    Ruben  Diaz

    Ruben Diaz

    Service Technician

  • David Frias

    David Frias

    Service Technician

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    David Frias

    David Frias

    Service Technician

    A 5-year veteran in automotive service, David is focused on making sure every vehicle leaves our shop in perfect running condition. He enjoys fishing when he’s away from Sterling Acura.

  • 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.

  • Pablo Esparza Coronado

    Pablo Esparza Coronado

    Lube Technician

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    Pablo Esparza Coronado

    Pablo Esparza Coronado

    Lube Technician

    An Austin native, Pablo puts his best effort into every vehicle he services. You may never see him, but just know, he’s exceeding the standard every time he services a vehicle. When he’s not busy keeping your vehicle running smoothly, Pablo enjoys basketball big time.

  • Ryan Faurie

    Ryan Faurie

    Lube Technician

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    Ryan Faurie

    Ryan Faurie

    Lube Technician

    Ryan is a native of Austin and loves working on cars. When he’s not in our award-winning Service Department caring for a customer’s vehicle, Ryan loves going to car meets, and enjoys tubing our local rivers.

  • Eli Gonzalez

    Eli Gonzalez

    Lube Technician

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    Eli Gonzalez

    Eli Gonzalez

    Lube Technician

    Behind the scenes, there’s a crew of talented technicians making sure your vehicle receives the care it deserves. Lube Technician, Eli Gonzalez, will always exceed the standard, even though you probably won’t see him hard at work. When he’s not under the hood, Eli enjoys working out, going out with friends, and watching movies.

  • Phillip Monreal Jr.

    Phillip Monreal Jr.

    Lube Technician

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    Phillip Monreal Jr.

    Phillip Monreal Jr.

    Lube Technician

    A native of Del Valle, Phillip is dedicated to servicing each vehicle as if it were his own. We appreciate that about Phillip and when he’s not working hard behind the scenes here at Sterling Acura, he’s happy to spend time with family and friends.

Sterling Acura Sales Team

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Darwin Vincent

    Darwin Vincent

    New Vehicle Sales Product Specialist

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    Darwin Vincent

    Darwin Vincent

    New Vehicle Sales Product Specialist

    Darwin joins us from Boston, MA, with 9 years of experience in automotive sales. He loves the Acura products and is all about helping people to find the perfect Acura for their needs. When he’s not showing off our lineup of new Acura vehicles, Darwin enjoys boxing 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.

  • 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.

Sterling Acura Administration

  • 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.

  • Madison Gutierrez

    Madison Gutierrez

    Receptionist

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    Madison Gutierrez

    Madison Gutierrez

    Receptionist

    Madison, a native of San Antonio, enjoys helping customers with their questions. Whether you’re shopping for a new or Certified Pre-Owned Acura, a quality pre-owned car, truck, or SUV, or need service for your vehicle, she’ll be sure to steer you in the right direction. When she’s not greeting customers at our reception desk, Madison loves family time and going to baseball games.

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