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.
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.
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.
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.
Jessica has spent most of her life in Calgary before moving to Kelowna in October 2017. With over 10 years’ experience in administrative roles and receiving her Business Administrative diploma, she is excited to bring her knowledge to the automotive industry. With a passion for fitness, when she is not in the office she can most certainly be found in the gym.
Originally from Alberta, Carson joins Genesis Kelowna with a long background of sales and marketing. Coming from the automotive industry Carson joined the Kot Auto Group in 2018. Carson enjoys his work and looks forward to growing the business with Rob and the rest of the Genesis team.
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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.
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.
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.