Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Shad Ellis
    GM / Co-Owner
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  • Rex Perry
    Co-Owner
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  • Jeff Barrett
    Sales Manager
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    I have a B.B.A from the University of Texas in Tyler, and have been Kia certified since 2002. When I'm not working to get you into a brand new Kia, I'm enjoying spending my time with my beautiful wife, Becky, and our 2 children Jake, 11, and Cate, 9. 

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  • Ryan Gonzales
    Finance Manager
    936-639-5588

    I was formerly in the U. S. Navy, and have been working in finance for the past 12 years. Apart from my work, I have 3 great loves: My Kia Rio, my gold retriever, Brix, and my lovely wife Lilibeth. I'm JM&A and A + certified, and I can guarantee you a seamless transition from what you are currently driving to the Kia of you dreams, when you come see me at Perry-Ellis Kia.

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  • Randy Davis
    Internet Director / Sales
    936-639-5588

    I've lived in East Texas all my life. I'm a single dad raising two daughters, Ali 14, and Connie 13. I have 14 years of customer service experience, with 7 of those years in the car business. I enjoy meeting new people, and seeing happy customers drive off in their new Kia! I'm a football, baseball, basketball, and Nascar fan. In my free time I enjoy fishing, going to the beach, spending time with my daughters, and cooking some good BBQ for my family!

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  • Greg Morado
    Sales Associate
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  • Marco Luna
    Sales Consultant
    936-639-5588

    I am an East Texas native, and a brand new father to Gabrielle Paige Luna, 9 months old. I've been working in the car business for 6 years, and I have been a Kia certified salesman at Perry-Ellis Kia for 3 years. Everyday, I look forward to being a part of the experience when you are finally united with the Kia of your dreams. 

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  • Brian Sowell
    Sales Consultant
    936-639-5588

    I am a newlywed from Nacogdoches, TX, and a proud owner of 2 Kia's. I have been at Perry-Ellis Kia for 2 years, and was the 2013 Red Jacket Winner (Salesperson of the Year). Nothing pleases me more than seeing happy customers fall in love, as I did, with the perfect Kia to fit their needs.  

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  • Chris Staudt
    Sales Consultant
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    I was born and raised in the beautiful Piney woods of East Texas. I am the proud father of a beautiful 3 year old little girl, Kynsli. I've been in customer service for about 13 years now, and I enjoy getting to know my customers and finding the car that will fit their needs. I strive to get the most out of every opportunity; I look forward to helping you obtain your new or pre-owned Kia.

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  • Kyle Davis
    Sales Consultant
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  • Kandice Wars
    Internet Administrator
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    I have worked in customer service for 8 years, and now I enjoy my work behind the computer screen. I hope to finish my B.A. down the road, but currently I am focused on being a mother to my amazing little 2 year old, Ava Lee. When I'm not at work, I try to get outdoors as much as possible to soak up this beautiful Texas sun! You can check out Perry-Ellis Kia's Facebook to hear from me, as well as our YouTube channel 

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  • Patricia Blair
    Office Manager
    936-639-5588

    I have been in the car business for about 35 years. I was born and raised in Conroe, TX. I am a motorcycle enthusiast, and love to read in my spare time. 

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  • Barbara Brookshire
    Asst. Office Manager
    936-639-5588

    I've been in the car business for 28 years, and with Perry-Ellis Kia since they opened in 2011. I'm an avid baseball fan to the Houston Astros, and Texas Rangers! I have a son, Josh 33, and two grandsons, Issac 10, and Craig 7.

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  • Joan Dulaney
    Title Clerk
    936-639-5588

    I've been in the title business for 23 years, and at Perry-Ellis Kia for 2 years. My favorite way to spend my spare time is with my family, especially my 6 grandkids ages 4-15! I also enjoy tending to my rose bushes, and relaxing in the pool in the summertime. 

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  • Karlee Mosley
    Receptionist
    936-639-5588

    I was raised in Huntington, TX. I have been greeting happy customers at Perry-Ellis Kia for 2 years; I'm also a proud Kia owner myself. I'm currently expecting a baby boy Cayden Ray, and cannot wait to welcome him into the world!

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  • Erik Hawkins
    Service Manager
    936-634-5427

    I was raised in Ft. Worth, TX, and currently reside in Nacogdoches. I have been in the car business for 21 years, and I am a proud owner of a Kia Sorento. I have a Black Belt in American Taekwondo, and I am currently instructing. My wife Heather and I are the proud parents of Owen Michael Hawkins, 6 months old. 

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  • Ramiro Deleon
    Service Advisor
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  • Preston Herman
    Service Advisor
    936-634-5427

    I was born and raised in Dallas, TX. My father and brother both have been in the car business for over 30 years, and I have been in the car business for over 3.  I was born and raised on a car lot; I bought my first car when I was 12 years old. When I'm not at Perry-Ellis Kia, I'll be hunting, fishing, or with my family. 

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  • Robert Massingill
    Parts Manager
    936-634-5427

    I have been in the car business since 77', and at Perry-Ellis Kia for 3 years. My wonderful wife, Beverly, and I have 2 beautiful children, and a 9 year old granddaughter. 

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  • Rome Sanchez
    Service Tech


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  • Greg Ivy
    Service Tech

    I am a Kia Certified Technician, with 12 years experience in the car business. I have been with Perry-Ellis Kia for 3 years, and I am awaiting the arrival of my first son Cayden Ray Ivy in October. 

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  • Patrick Henderline
    Service Tech

    I have been in the car business for 10 years, and a Kia Certified Technician for 3. My wife, Katie, and I have two amazing kids; Dalton, 2, and Alexia, 6. I'm a hard worker hard and I aim to please customers. 

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  • Jesus Amador
    Service Tech

    I was born in Mexico and have lived in East Texas for 18 years. I have been a Kia Certified Technician at Perry-Ellis Kia for 2 years.

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  • Vicente Velasquez
    Detail

    I have been in the car business for 14 years, and at Perry-Ellis Kia since we opened in 2011. I have been married for 32 years, we have 3 children, and 6 grandchildren. On the weekends I love to watch baseball and soccer.

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  • Hilarion Torres
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  • Mark McElroy
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  • Vicente Velasquez Jr.
    Office Assistant
    936-639-5588

    I am currently a student at Angelina College, majoring in Radiology. I've been at Perry-Ellis Kia for 2 years. I started in the detail department, working with my dad; eventually I moved to office assistant. 

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  • Perry-Ellis Kia Mascot
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