Store Manager Ellijay
Kevin is the store manager for our Ellijay location. He started with the company in 2003 as a delivery driver, then served as an outside salesman for a short time when he was hired full time to be our new Ellijay store manager. Kevin has over nineteen years of experience in painting cars, so we are very confident in his knowledge of our products and how they work. In 1995, he attended a local technical school, Chattahoochee Tech formerly known as Pickens Tech, to learn more about the business side of body shops and the painting industry. Kevin is married and he and his wife Audrey have a daughter together. In his spare time he likes to play golf and tennis and most of all he enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Inside Sales Associate
Adam is currently an inside sales representative for our Ellijay location. He started with the company in 2005 as a delivery driver, then worked his way up to inside sales in 2008. However, he still delivers to all of our local shops daily. He has past experience in body shops, so he is very familiar with our products and how they work. He is married and he and his wife Kassie have a son together. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, fishing, camping, golfing, anything outdoors, but mostly he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
Jim joined the Southern Auto Color team in the summer of 2017 as a Technical Representative. Jim has grown up in the automotive collision industry and is a third generation technician. Jim has worked in some of the more demanding shops since moving to North Georgia in 1999. His experience has given him insight to streamlining the production process and honed his color matching skills. Jim also has experience in “ground up” type restoration work. Jim enjoys fishing, knife making, and spending time with his family.
Brett has been selling PPG products for over 20 years and has been a part of the Southern Auto Color team since 2005. Brett currently serves as an outside salesman for our Ellijay location. Brett has had training in DBC, DBC tinting, and waterborne products. Brett has two daughters, a granddaughter, and a grandson that he enjoys spending time with. In his spare time Brett likes golf, hunting, and fishing.
Industrial Sales Representative
Mark is our Industrial Salesman and has been since he was hired in 2007. Mark completed a year at Lanier Technical College in the machine and tool department. He has also completed the Commercial Performance Coatings Technology Training at the PPG Training Center. Before he came to Southern Auto Color, Mark painted electric motor castings. Mark enjoys spending time with his wife, Jeri Lyn and his children Caleb and Savannah. In his spare time he enjoys deer and turkey hunting.
615 Maddox Drive
Ellijay, GA 30540