Meet Our Team


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Sales Department

Derek Lau
General Manager
604-985-0693

Derek began his career at Capilano in 1998 as a lot attendant while in high school and eventually transitioned to the Audi sales department in 2008. He has grown up around the car business and is committed to ensuring that all customers of Capilano Audi have a great experience. Please contact him directly if you have any comments or feedback on how we can serve you better.

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Nihk Lo
General Sales Manager - fluent in Mandarin and English
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Nihk began his career at Capilano Audi a decade ago as a technician and has recently transitioned to a management role within the Sales Department. Needless to say, he is extremely knowledgeable about the Audi product and is very dedicated to his career as he also works full-time as a fireman. Nihk is as huge fan of the Audi Q5 TDI which he raves about for its excellent fuel economy and outstanding pulling power going up the hills

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Ryan Lee
New Car Sales Manager - Fluent in Korean and English
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Ryan joins the Capilano Audi team having previously been a top producer for other import brands where he obtained valuable experience. He is extremely passionate about the Audi products and has a knack for great customer service. Ryan has been with Capilano Audi since 2013 and has been promoted to New Car Sales Manager where he aims to continue providing exemplary service to all customers.

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Juan Miguel Lopez
Sales Manager
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Juan Miguel (JM) has been a resident of North Vancouver since 1998 and is proud to be part of Capilano Audi which has been serving the local community since 1970. His main goal is to ensure that all customers have a positive experience during their visit and interaction with our team. His favorite Audi model is the RS5. And in his spare time, he enjoys traveling and trying out different restaurants.

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Tim Cheung
Assistant Sales Manager - Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English
604-985-0693 ext- 5902

Tim has been with Capilano Audi since July 2013 after having worked previously in Hong Kong and gaining sales experience in the camera industry. Through his experience, he has become fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English. Tim has a high attention to detail which serves well for the brand and would be delighted to assist any customer looking to own an Audi as their next car.

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James Rincon
Lease Manager - Fluent in Spanish and English
604-985-0693 ext- 5903

James Rincon has been officially recognized as the #1 Audi Sales Professional in Canada repeatedly over the years and again for 2015. This amazing accomplishment is due entirely to his dedication and passion for the Audi Brand which translates into a very professional and exciting experience for all his clients. James has been a part of our organization since 2004 and always ready to assist you in all your Audi needs

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Andrew Ballantyne
Financial Services Manager
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Andrew has been with Capilano Audi since 2007 and makes the scenic drive to work each day from his home in Squamish, B.C. Previously from the optical business, Andrew is delighted to work with the Audi team and is focused on ensuring that every customer picking up their new car is an extremely satisfied one.

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Natalie Zepedeo
Assistant F&I Manager
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North Vancouver born and raised Natalie joined Capilano Audi's team of success in April 2015. Her journey at Capilano Audi started at the reception desk, and with some hard work and daily dedication she has moved into the business office as Assistant F&I Manager. Natalie would classify her experience working at Capilano Audi as exceeding her expectations. The opportunities she has been given to grow and thrive in the brand, and in the company, is something that she loves about working here. In all her Audi endeavors Natalie hopes to incorporate her love of creating positive relationships with staff and clients.

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Aaron Li
Audi Brand Specialist - Fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese
604-985-0693 ext- 5910

Aaron has been working at Capilano Audi since March 2017 where he thoroughly enjoys serving is customers with utmost care and attention. On his days off, he can be found playing soccer and improving his golf swing at the greens. His current favorite Audi model is the 2018 A5 Sportback for its versatility and space.

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Trevor Smith
Audi Brand Specialist
604-985-0693 ext - 5907


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Carlos Montanes
Audi Brand Specialist - Fluent in English, Spanish, and French
604-985-0693 ext - 5909


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Rachna Reach
Audi Brand Specialist
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Adrian Michael
Audi Brand Specialist
604-985-0693 ext - 5916

Adrian is enthusiastic about creating relationships with customers at Capilano Audi. Outside of work, he plays the piano as an award-winning jazz pianist and occasionally performs for private concerts upon special requests. His favorite Audi model is unsurprisingly the R8 V10 for the ultimate exhaust bliss.

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Ramin Rasavar
Audi Brand Specialist - Fluent in English and Farsi
604-985-0693 ext - 5915

Ramin is a Motorsports enthusiast and is an official member of FIA "Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile." He is proud to join the Audi team due to the motorsports influence in Audi's DNA. Ramin is personally fond of the Audi RS series. Outside of work, Ramin organize motorsport events around BC.

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Harpreet Purbha
Audi Brand Specialist
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Justin Kimura
Audi Loyalty Specialist
604-985-0693 ext - 5905

As a Audi enthusiast, Justin's goal is to bring his expertise to a progressive company that allows him to grow and contribute to their success. His favorite Audi model is the S5 Sportback. On his spare time he enjoys traveling and doing extracurricular activities.
Fun fact: In 2000, Justin won gold in kumite and bronze in kata at the National Karate Championship

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Matthew Tarka
Audi Delivery Specialist
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Being a car enthusiast and Audi owner, Matt has acquired in depth knowledge about these fantastic automobiles. On his time off, he enjoys attending car meets around town!

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Administration

Mark Hewitt
Inventory Coordinator
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Kris Hetherington
Office Manager
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Monika Starczynowski
Sales & Service Administrator
604-985-0693

Monika has been with Capilano Audi for a few years now and is excited for her new role as Sales & Service Administrator. Having recently completed her business degree, Monika can assist you with a wide array of customer service inquiries, so please feel welcome to contact her at your convenience.

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Jespeter Liao
Marketing Coordinator & Accounting Assistant
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Jespeter is an artistic advocate of the automotive industry since her graduation from the Marketing program at BC Institute of Technology's School of Business. Aside from coming up with new ideas to increase exposure for Capilano Audi, she helps James Rincon with his phone calls and emails. If she is not on social media pages and making creatives, she is usually found drafting new collaboration ideas with local artists or developping efficient brand building strategies.

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Jana Dulbic
Receptionist


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Samantha Ip
Receptionist


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Service Department

Robert Ricci
Fixed Operations Manager
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Daniel Gyra
Assistant Service Manager
604-985-0693 ext - 5833


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Allan Agres
Service Consultant
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Richard Hong
Service Consultant
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Arch Linsao
Service Consultant
604-985-0693 ext - 6202


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Eduard Lyutin
Service Consultant
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Keith Tocher
Warranty Administrator
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Nick Leuchte
Master Technician - Shop Foreman
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Rob Lang
Audi Master Technician
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Ken Choy
Audi Master Technician
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Nathan Sami
Audi Certified Technician
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Radu Pirvu
Audi Certified Technician
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Tim Weeks
Audi Certified Technician
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Nima Dehghan Saei
Audi Certified Technician
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Paris Tseng
Apprentice Technician
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Jackson DeWolfe
Apprentice Technician
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Nikita Karpov
Apprentice Technician
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Parts Department

Gord Leech
Assistant Parts Manager
604-985-0693 ext - 5301


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Craig McAllister
Parts Consultant
604-985-0693 ext - 5302


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Matthew Johnson
Parts Consultant
604-985-0693 ext - 6301


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Tony Belbin
Parts Consultant
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Lot Attendant

Armando Cariaga
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Sean Cherry
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Ryan Etheridge
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Markus Jensen
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Scott Ouellette
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Zach Peers
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Jordon Schraeder
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Matt Yeager
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Shuttle Driver

David Langley
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Kate M.
Shuttle Driver


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