Meet Our Staff
Internet Sales Manager
George Gully is a Memphis native with over 25 years in the automotive business. He has been a sales manager with Jim Keras Automotive for over 16 years. Prior to joining Jim Keras Automotive, George was the Sales Manager for Bluff City Buick for eight years. George and his wife Jane have two children, Edwin and George. He enjoys travel, golf and tennis.
General Sales Manager
Brad Ballentine has been General Sales Manager at Jim Keras Chevrolet for the past four years. He has nearly twenty years of experience in the Memphis market, with 15+ years as Finance Manager at Gwatney Chevrolet as well as at Saturn of Germantown. Brad and his wife Monique have two sons, Owen and their new baby, Ethan. He enjoys boating, skiing and Motocross.
Used Car Manager
Dale Going is Director of Used Car Sales. He has been with Jim Keras Automotive for over 8 years and has over 15 years' experience in automotive management. Dale is married and has three children. He enjoys travel, biking and outdoor sports.
New Car Sales Manager
Kris True has been with Jim Keras Automotive for four years, serving as both Sales Manager and Finance Manager. He has 17 years in automotive industry management. Kris and his wife have a teenage daughter and two sons. He enjoys being with family and watching sports.
Jerry Jones is the Fleet and Commercial Sales Manager at Jim Keras Chevrolet. He has over 22 years in automotive management experience. Jerry has extensive experience in the Memphis market, having also worked with the Gwatney and Dobbs organizations.
Scott McNeese joined the Jim Keras Automotive team three years ago as Finance Manager. His prior experience includes three years as Finance Manager with Saturn of Memphis. Since Scott also worked at Regions Bank, he brings a wealth of banking industry knowledge that benefits our customers by helping them to obtain the best terms. He and his wife Stephanie have two daughters. Scott spends much of his free time with his family, but he is also an avid sports car enthusiast.
Trey Grey was recently promoted to Finance Manager at Jim Keras Chevrolet. Trey has a wife and child. He recently returned to the United States from a deployment in Afghanistan.
Fixed Operations Director
Don Kelley has served as the Service Department Manager and Fixed Operations Director at Jim Keras Automotive for over twenty years. He is happily married and has three children. Don enjoys travel and golf.
Body Shop Manager
Al Funderburk has over 30 years of automobile collision repair experience. He has worked in independent, national repair chain, and dealership Body Shops. Al has had specialized training from insurance companies, paint suppliers and other vendors. He has been married for 26 years and has one 18 year-old daughter who attends college. In his free time, Al enjoys playing and producing music in his home recording studio.
Body Shop Advisor
Body Shop Advisor
Pat Wilburn has 32 years of experience with GM parts. Pat has been happily married for 16 years to his beautiful wife and has one teenage son. He enjoys fishing and spending time with his family.