Amanda graduated from Lanier Technical College in 2011 with a Business Administrative Technology Diploma and an Accounting Certificate. There she took many classes over accounting and proper book keeping as well as work ethics and office procedures. She joined the Southern Auto Color team in February 2011 where she currently serves as an office assistant. Amanda has attended PPG seminars such as Business Solutions and plans to attend many more in the future. She is married to Dusty Kenimer, an outside salesman for Southern Auto Color, and they have two children. In her free time she enjoys being outside and spending time with friends and family.
Ken is one of Southern Auto Color’s veteran employees, he joined the team in 1986. Ken started out as an inside sales associate, moved to outside sales then quickly became the store manager of our Gainesville location. Over time he became the Inventory Controller and his duties now include inside operations, purchasing, inventory, and many more. Ken attended PPG Refinish School in 1988 and 1992. He graduated from the Jobber Management Program from University of Pittsburgh in March of 1994. He has attended many classes and seminars including Distribution Development Series of Operations, Organizations, and Personnel. Ken says he “enjoys working at Southern Auto Color because everyone is like a big family.” Ken has a wife, three children, five grandchildren, and a great-grandson who he loves spending time with. In his free time he enjoys traveling with his wife Brenda, hunting, fishing, and watching football.
Jody has been a part of the Southern Auto Color team since 1994. Since then he has held different positions, such as, inside sales until 1995 and outside sales until 2005, when he became the sales manager. Jody graduated Lanier Tech Auto Body department with a 4.0 GPA. In 1992 he worked as a painter helper for Jim Hardman Collision Center and in 1994 he was a painter at Waters Body Shop. Jody has taken several classes that have helped with his success, including Situation Sales Negotiation, Territory Management for Outside Sales, PPG Certification, MVP Greenbelt Training, and several others. Jody enjoys spending time with his wife, Mindy, and son Joe. In his spare time he likes hunting, fishing, competitive shooting, and racing radio controlled cars.
Maggie is the newest member of Southern Auto Color. She joined the team in late 2016. She is the daughter of owners David and Tammy. She works in our Gainesville location as an inside sales representative. Maggie graduated from Western Carolina University in 2015, where she studied recreational therapy. Maggie is eager to learn all about Southern Auto Color from our mission to our products. Maggie has already attended training through PPG. She attended the Envirobase HP class in December and plans to attend more in the future.