Meet Our Staff

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


Vinny Girard
General Manager

Vinny comes as a Subaru Specialist from Canada. He's worked in the capacity of General Sales Manager for over several years and is now working as the General Manager at our location on Covington Pike.
If you notice the backdrop picture in his photo, you will see that Vinny is an avid Elvis music fan. When you come in, don't forget to ask him to sing his version of "Blue Suede Shoes" !

He currently drives a 2018 Subaru Forester XT.

Ron Ansley
General Sales Manager

Ron is a genuine car enthusiast, who has found a new passion with Subaru. Branching from the hospitality industry, and running a 35 year old family business, he is no stranger to excellent customer service. He is the current General Sales Manager at our Covington Pike location.

Ron and his family (Brooke, Hudson & Hayes) currently drives around in a 2019 Subaru Ascent.

Greg Thomas
Customer Support Manager

Greg has over 20 years of customer service experience in both the logistics and automotive industries. He is the proud owner of two Subaru vehicles - an Outback and a Crosstrek.



Alex Orsak
Product Specialist
(901) 373-2700

Alex came to us a a customer first, then joined our sales team. He also worked for Subaru corporate for awhile and decided to come back to the retail side. He is responsible for our unique eyesight demonstration course that is located at our Covington Pike location. Come and see Alex and ask him for this impressive presentation. You will be amazed at this technology.

Bill Blake
Encore Delivery Specialist

Bill is a hardcore Subaru enthusiast that has owned 11 Subarus. His family bought their first Subaru from Jim Keras in 1980 and have had one in the family ever since. He began working at Jim Keras during Subaru's record selling year in 2006. Selling Subarus is a more of a passion that he enjoys doing on his time off from his fire department job.

Bill's favorite Subaru is his 1994 Subaru Justy GL 4 door 4WD. He loves this vehicle because his first car was a Justy he had driven while his family was stationed in Japan.

Brian Bates
Product Specialist

Brian came to us as a customer first and later joined our sales team. He drives a 2018 Crosstrek, his wife drives a 2017 Outback and his mother in law drives a 2015 Outback, and his parents drive a 2018 Forester. As you can clearly see, Brian will sell you a car when you join his family.

Chris Hitching
Product Specialist

Chris comes from the financial world and strongly believes that Subaru is the best made vehicle that money can buy. His hobby includes a yearly salmon fishing trip in Alaska. No, he does not drive his Forester up there.

Dave Ellison
Internet Sales

Dave is a Subaru Certified Peak Performer and handles all internet inquiries. Dave has been with Jim Keras Subaru for 12 years and loves the Subaru product. Dave's hobbies include spending time with his family, spending time with friends (especially at church), and listening to contemporary Christian and classical rock. He also is an avid poet and songwriter. Come and hear him sing sometime.

Dave currently drives a 2019 Forester Sport model. Nice.

Joe Romeo
Product Specialist
(901) 373-2700

Joe has been in the automobile business for many years, he brings his knowledge of the business to help his clients select the perfect models for their needs.

Karen Roth
Internet Sales

Karen is out Internet Sales Manager. She came to us as a Subaru customer first and then decided to join our sales team because of her strong belief and loyalty to the Subaru brand. Karen rescued 2 dogs and some days, they rescue



Caleb Josephson
Finance Manager
(901) 373-2700

David Fleming
Finance Manager

David has over 35 years of experience in lending. David feels that his experience in working with the customers requires honesty and integrity. His experience will guarantee you the best financial options.

He has numerous hobbies including watching college athletics and playing golf.

He currently drives a 2015 Outback.



Mike Rochelle
Service Manager and Subaru Master Technician

Mike has over 15 years of automotive repair experience. In his free time, he enjoys dirt track racing, stock car racing, riding motorcycles and ATVs.

Dama Parker
Service Advisor

Brittany South
Service Advisor

Brittney Brown
Express Service

Brittney came to us from Carmax. She has several years of automobile experience and will assist you in making your repairs a pleasant experience. 

She has 2 dogs, 4 turtles and 1 fish. She is truly Subaru animal friendly !



Jason Shinall
Parts Consultant
(901) 373-2700



Joe Matthews
Detail Manager

Joe is responsible for the detail department and he makes sure that all the cars are detailed to perfection for our customers.

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