Our People - It's nice to put a face with a name...
Emich Volkswagen is the only Volkswagen dealership in Denver metro area, and our people are the best-trained, most knowledgeable anywhere. We are the oldest VW dealership in Colorado and have been at the same location for almost 50 years. We're here today, and you can be sure that we'll be here tomorrow!
Even online we manage to be a full-service dealership. Looking for a price quote? We can do that. Want to order parts? No problemo. Need to make a service appointment? Yep, we can do that here, too. Of course, we always love to put a face to a name, so check out our business hours and directions if you'd like to visit in person.
Fred has been involved with the car industry for as long as he can remember whether it has been with the Emich group or Autonation dealerships. Even being the General Manager Fred still finds time to meet and assist customers who come into the dealership. When he isn't in the office you can find Fred in the great outdoors skiing, whitewater kayaking, golfing, cycling, running, and hiking. On his many trips to the wilderness he brings along his wife Lex and their dog Leyla. Fred is a proud graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont where he met his wife and helped the ski team win the Eastern Division Ski Championship.
Paul has worked at the VW dealership for over half a decade. As the New Car Manager he is in charge of new car inventory and making sure Emich stays the number one dealer in the region. In his spare time he enjoys playing and watching baseball, which stems from his college days playing at the University of Hawaii. Paul is a native of Utah, then moved to Hawaii for College and now resides in beautiful Colorado.
Dario has been an integral part of the Emich family for several years, and he is a true car nut. Originally born in the former Yugoslavia, Dario is fluent in both English and Serbo-Croatian.
John has been a Sales Consultant with Volkswagen Since 2005. He has been a member of the Volkswagen National Sales Guild. He is also Master Certified Sales Consultant. When John is not at the Dealership you can find him spending time with his wife and two Children. John was a college gymnast for Michigan State College.
Adam recently joined the Emich family from Minnesota where he has been involved in dealerships since he was 15. He has worked with everything from multi line motorcycle dealerships carrying Hondas, Bimotas, and Moto Guzzis to Porsche, Audi, & Volkswagen dealerships. When you can?t find Adam at the dealership he is most likely going to be found pedaling, running, hiking, or skiing in the mountains somewhere. Other hobbies include riding dirtbikes, streetbikes, and tuning his own cars for fun.
Heather grew up in Parker Colorado. She has been in the automotive industry since she was 18. Heather started as a cashier/receptionist while attending Arapahoe Community college with a major in accounting. She worked her way into the office and became a title clerk. In May of 1999 she came to the VW store as a billing clerk. Heather?s thirst for knowledge allowed her to excel in the office and eventually become the controller. When not at work you can find Heather at a ? free? poker table or enjoying a Rockies game.
I have worked in the Automotive Industry since graduation from High School. I enjoy spending time with my family, and attending all of my Grandson?s baseball, basketball and football games. My hobbies are making quilts, camping and motorcycle riding.
Sharon is a Denver native and has worked in the auto industry since she was a teenager in the early 70?s. First in sales, then the title desk and finally as HR/Benefit/Payroll Manager. Sharon strives to help our managers hire and retain the very best employees this industry has to offer. She has been at the VW store for over 15 years. When not at work Sharon enjoys reading, crocheting, crafts, poker and watching the Bronco?s, Avalanche and drag racing. When spring rolls around she will be gardening, camping, boating, fishing and hiking accompanied by her husband Mike and best friend Karley, an English springer spaniel.
Barbara has worked in the automotive industry more than 2 decades as a Title Clerk. Resellers of automobiles, trucks, commercial and recreational vehicles must keep records of the receipt and sale of every vehicle that they manage. Barbara makes sure that vehicle titles are managed in a timely and correct manner so that new vehicle owners, including the financial organizations that loan money, are given proper ownership records in accordance with local motor vehicle regulations. Barbara has continuous Training with State regulations as they change periodically. When Barbara is not working, she stays busy with all types of crafts, remodeling and a previous cake decorating business.
TJ has been working within the automotive industry for two years. He takes extra care of his customers by fully explaining all the bells and whistles of their newly purchased vehicle. Before getting into the automotive industry TJ played professional poker for over 5 years. He also has experience in small business operations through being the owner and operator of a small chain of formal clothing stores for about 15 years.
Before entering the automotive industry Rhiannon received an M.A. in English and taught at CSU-Pueblo. She also worked as a Bridal Consultant while in Pueblo. Since moving to Denver Rhiannon has been enjoying the city-life. Additionally Rhiannon enjoys the outdoors and often goes snowboarding, hiking, and camping.
Mike comes to Emich VW after a 25-year career in graphic design. He grew up in northern Maine and learned to drive in his father's 1963 Beetle. When he's not cooking a gourmet meal or playing golf with friends, Mike can be found driving one of his 3 Volkswagens... one of them a Beetle, of course!
Geoff moved to Colorado from Iowa six years ago. Originally planning to move to Florida, he was convinced to head west instead by a friend and fell in love with everything Colorado has to offer. His favorite hobbies include wakeboarding and waterskiing. Also, he's a football fanatic and follows the Iowa Hawkeyes and Baltimore Ravens religiously during the fall and winter. When he's not on the water or watching the game he enjoys relaxing with his 2 year old lab/husky mix, Eddy.
Mateo was born and raised in Colorado. Mateo is very passionate about all facets of motorsports. Mateo participates in Auto cross and drifting events. On his time off Mateo enjoys being out with his family, camping, and being outdoors.
Blake Minger has worked in the automotive industry in service for a little over 3 years. He recently joined the Emich family coming from Charlotte, NC. He moved to Denver for a change of scenery & a great opportunity as a sales consultant. During his free time Blake enjoys all the outdoor activities such as snowboarding, cycling, hiking, & camping.
Dan has been in the Automotive industry for 6 years after spending over 15 years working in the restaurant industry. On his days off you can find Dan enjoying the outdoors either hiking, camping or fishing at his favorite spot. Dan can also be found hanging out at Red Rocks.
Has spent the last 3 1/2 years at Emich 27 years total VW experience Hobbies include motorcycles, bicycling and the outdoors Favorite Car of all time is the 1966 Karman Ghia Rich has 1 cat named Hailey
Jered has been at Emich Volkswagen for five years. Jered has owned a VW since learning to drive and he loves the VW Sport. He currently drives a GTI VR6. When not working, Jered spends time with his family, friends and tuxedo cat named Beemer.
Has spent the last year at Emich 11 years total VW experience Hobbies include anything outdoors Angel appreciates all cars new and old Angel has a miniature pincher, sheepdog and a cat
Has spent the last 3 1/2 years at Emich 7 years total VW experience Hobbies include painting and hot rodding VW's Favorite car of all time is his 89 Golf Peter has 1 cat
Has spent the last 3 1/2 years at Emich 7 years total VW experience Hobbies include fishing, hunting, outdoors and his family Favorite car of all time is the Ferrari
Has spent the last 3 1/2 years at Emich 40 years total VW experience Hobbies include Riding his Harley Favorite car of all time is the 67 Corvette Gus has 2 dogs and 2 cats
Has spent the last 3 1/2 years at Emich 13 years total VW experience Hobbies include skiing and fixing old cars Favorite car of all time is the Porsche
Chris has worked in the automotive industry for 24 years, and she has worked with the Emich family since the early 90s. Outside of work, Chris plays the guitar and loves to sing, and at one point she was even in a band. In addition, Chris enjoys spending time with her family and she is the proud mother of 5 children.
Nick was born and raised in Colorado, and he grew up ski racing in Vail. Nick has always loved cars, especially Volkswagens, and thus, he is excited to be a part of the Emich VW team.
Iggy is a Colorado native and he has worked in the automotive industry for 4 years. Outside of work, Iggy enjoys working on his old 911 Porsche, snowboarding, and mountain biking.