Meet Our Team

Team
Don Gillis
Dealer Prinicpal
Jeff Gillis
General ManagerEmail Me
Jeff has worked in the car business since getting out of the Marine Corps in 1992. He has been employed at Gillis Auto since 2003. He has five children, Carson, Madalyn, twins Molly & Mandy and the youngest J ...Read More
Office
Sandy Heilman
Office ManagerEmail Me
Sandy is our Office Manager and so much more! She has been working here for 29 years! Without her, we would all be lost.
McKenzie Jorgensen
Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
McKenzie was born & raised in Shelton. She is the eldest of four daughters. She enjoys photography & graduated from Washington State University in December of 2018 with her Bachelors Degree!
Holly Stopsen
Title Clerk
Holly recently returned to the Northwest after living in North Dakota. She is mildly obsessed with her dog & enjoys the outdoors. Holly enjoys the work that she does and looks forward to assisting our new and ...Read More
Hailee Dean
Cashier/Receptionist
Hailee is a mother of two, Oaklee & Walker. She loves large breed dogs. She plans to open her own espresso stand in the future after enrolling in college to obtain a degree in business administration. In her ...Read More
Internet
Jan Wilks
Internet ManagerEmail Me
Jan relocated from Louisiana to Washington and loves living in the Northwest. She enjoys the outdoors and loves antiquing.
Finance Team
Josh Fuller
Josh started in the auto industry in the late 90's, working in all aspects of a dealership, parts, service, sales & finance. He spent the majority of his experience selling & helping people find the perfect ve ...Read More
Sales Team
Jeff Starroff
Sales Manager
Jeff has been in the automotive sales industry for over 32 years. He has been in sales management for 30 years. He started out in sales, then finance manager and now sales manager. With his experience in fina ...Read More
Terry Hess
Sales Manager
Terry is a grandfather who likes to fish and golf for recreation. After 35 years in automotive sales and management he continues to enjoy helping people purchase their vehicle!
Randy Stevenson
Sales Consultant
Randy has been with Gillis Auto Center for 14 years. Randy will help you determine your vehicle needs and find the perfect vehicle. Randy and his family have been in the Shelton Olympia area for 38 years. Bes ...Read More
Frank Frashik
Sales Consultant
Frank is new to the Shelton area, recently moving his family from the Seattle area. Frank has a very upbeat personality and is an avid golf enthusiast. He has been working in the golf industry for the last 20 ...Read More
Luis Ojeda Vargas
Sales Consultant
Luis has lived in Shelton for 20 years and likes working at Gillis. He has been married to Amy for 12 years and they have 6 children. They believe in God and Luis enjoys attending church with his family. Spa ...Read More
Gus Salzer
Sales Consultant
Gus has been in the auto business since 2003. He loves spending time with his wife, who is his best friend! He enjoys playing with his grandkids as it help keeps him young. And whenever possible he loves to  ...Read More
Devin Hays
Lot Attendant
Chris Madrigal
Lot Attendant
Parts Department
John Kruse
Parts Manager
John's love of cars started at a very young age, helping his Dad tinker around the garage. His 30 plus years of auto parts experience & customer service has been recognized with multiple awards! He loves life ...Read More
Toby Hadaller
Parts Counter
Toby is happily married and loves spending time with his kids and grandkids! He has been in the automotive business for 36 plus years.
Teaya Gant
Parts Counter
Teaya loves living in the Pacific Northwest. She has been in the automotive parts industry for 7 years. Teaya is an Army wife and a cat mom. She is also an avid reader who likes to keep her books.
Scott Ness
Parts Counter
Scott started with Gillis as a Lot Attendant and has since been promoted to Parts!
Service Department
Matt Tinnon
Service Manager
Matt has worked for the Gillis family for 14 years. He lives in Gig Harbor with his wife and two daughters.
Lori Labrec
Warranty Adminstrator
Lori has been part of the Gillis Family for 17 years and processing warranties for 24 years!
Red Spracklin
Shop Foreman/Dispatcher
Red started in the automotive business in 1994. He is a dedicated employee & has been with Gillis for over 25 years. Although Red is a workaholic, he does enjoy spending time at family BBQ's & being Master Ch ...Read More
Aaron Hurd
Service Advisor
Aaron started in the car business at the age of 14. He went to Wyo Tech for Auto Body & Paint. He also studied Culinary Arts at the University of Wyoming. He has coached youth sports for years & enjoys worki ...Read More
Ron Radach
Service Advisor
Ron has been married to Cindy since 1976! He has been in the automotive trade since 1988. Ron & Cindy have 3 children & 10 grandchildren. Their son Gregory has been proudly serving in the US Navy since 2001.
Daniel Kuni
Service Advisor
Daniel has been in the Automotive Field for 11 years with 4 years of Technical College. In his spare time, Dan enjoys fishing & snowboarding!
Rob Avery
Shuttle Driver
Andres Romero
Service Lot Attendant
Kevin Mason
Service Lot Attendant
Josue Romero
Detailer