Genesis Kelowna | Genesis Distributor in Kelowna, BC


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Rob Mason

Genesis Experience Manager

Originally from Alberta, Rob joins Genesis Kelowna with a long background of sales and leadership success. Coming from the direct to consumer industry Rob joined the Kot Auto Group over a year ago and due to his success and commitment to customer service over the first year with the group he was hand selected to be the Genesis Experience Manager for Genesis Kelowna. Rob's territory will be all the Okanagan and the interior of British Columbia. Rob is looking forward to not only helping you find that perfect model but also building a future partnership.

Crystal Martin

Genesis Experience Manager - Ownership

Sam Ghessesow

Sam Ghessesow

General Manager

After graduating from College, Sam started in the automotive industry in 2001 in Alberta. After 13 years of established success in sales, finance, and management, for one of the largest automotive groups in Alberta, Sam moved to the beautiful Okanagan in September 2014 to become the General Manager of Kelowna Hyundai and now Genesis of Kelowna. Excited to be reunited with John, he is looking forward to taking these two franchises to new heights. A sports fanatic, Sam enjoys playing and watching basketball, football, and hockey.

John Kot

John Kot


Originally born and raised in Weyburn, SK, John started working at the local car dealership at the age of 18. After gaining some experience, he moved to Edmonton, AB where he met his wife, and they started their family. While in Edmonton, John acquired over 25 years of experience in different executive and management positions with several large automotive dealerships. Always one to take advantage of an opportunity, John purchased Kelowna Hyundai in early 2011. Since than he has purchased Buy Direct Truck Center, Maple Ridge Hyundai, Penticton Nissan and now Genesis Kelowna. An avid sports enthusiast and family man, when John isn’t hard at work, he enjoys watching and playing hockey, and spending as much time as he can with his wife Trina, and their 4 children, Brandon, Jordan, Janessa, and Logan. Please feel free to call me directly on my cell phone at 250.826.8685 regarding any concerns or issues.

Jordan Kot

Jordan Kot

Director of Sales

John’s second oldest son, Jordan has held many titles in the car industry since he was 15 years old, from Lot Attendant to Finance Assistant to Sales Consultant, to Sales Manager and now Director of Sales for the entire Kot Auto Group. A hockey enthusiast, Jordan grew up playing hockey before deciding to continue in his father’s footsteps and joining the auto industry. Now a resident of Kelowna, Jordan looks forward to spending time with his family and wife, Hali.

Robin Gilberg

Robin was born and raised in B.C. and did most of his grade schooling in 100 Mile House. He moved to Kelowna at the age of 18, where he completed his post secondary at OUC Automotive Technical. Robin has been working on cars ever since he was a little boy, when he worked on vehicles with his dad. He has 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, and will have been working at Kelowna Hyundai since 2010. Robin is very proud to be able to use his experience as a master technician and leadership as our shop foreman to guide our service team to excellence. When Robin gets off work, he loves going home to his wife and family. They have 3 children together, a 12 year-old son Ryan, 9 year-old son Jordan, and their beautiful little girl, 4 year-old Taylor. When Robin isn’t spending time with his family, he enjoys camping, fishing, and being outside in the Okanagan sun

The Genesis Experience


We always explore ways to bring our brand into customer’s lives in a harmonious way, realizing a stress-free environment through challenging the status quo.


Complimentary Scheduled Maintenance

5 Years/100,000 km

Enjoy a worry-free ownership experience that includes Complimentary Scheduled Maintenance for 5 years or 100,000 km, whichever comes first.


Genesis at Home Service

5 Years/100,000 km

For service and maintenance appointments, simply contact Genesis at Home and we’ll come to your location of choice to pick up your vehicle. While your vehicle is serviced,a Genesis courtesy vehicle is left at your disposal.


Courtesy Vehicle Service

5 Years/100,000 km

While your Genesis is away for maintenance at the local service centre, a courtesy vehicle will be left at your disposal.

Pre-Owned Vehicles