Meet Our Team

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  • Farrukh R. Naqvi
    General Manager
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    Farrukh Naqvi began his career in banking but when the opportunity to join Ford Motor Company arose in 2000 he took the leap and hasn't looked back. Since Ford Motor Company he has worked for Honda Canada and BMW Canada in various Sales, Service and Marketing roles. After 15 years in the automotive industry, Farrukh cannot imagine doing anything else. In his spare time you can find him at the rink, lacrosse box or soccer field coaching and running after his 4 boys.

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  • Aldrich Ang
    General Sales Manager
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    Aldrich Ang started his career in automotive industry in 2009. Since then, Aldrich has worked at various dealership as an Internet & Lease Manager, Business Manager, Pre-Owned Sales Manager, New Car Sales Manager. and now as a General Sales Manager. Aldrich would like every customer of Jim Pattison Volkswagen to have a truly exciting experience. Please feel welcome to contact him at any time with your feedback and comments on how we could serve you better when you consider your next Volkswagen.

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  • Deepinder Sachdeva
    Financial Services Manager
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    Fluent in Punjabi and Urdu

    Deepinder started in the sales industry over 15 years ago in India. Since moving to Canada in 2007, Deepinder worked in the auto-insurance industry, building a solid financial foundation. Now that he's found a home at Jim Pattison Volkswagen Surrey, his primary objective is to ensure everyone receives a best-in-class customer experience and trusts that,
    "a smile is a curve that sets everything straight." During his free time, he likes to travel, play tennis, and spend some quality time with his wife and two children.

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  • Jason Powell
    Sales Manager
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    Jason has over 18 years of experience in the automotive industry. He started in sales working his way to Lease Retention Manager, and then onto sales management at various import and domestic stores before joining the team at Jim Pattison Volkswagen Surrey. Customer satisfaction and dealership experience are of utmost importance, and Jason welcomes all guests to come and experience what makes us different with a low pressure and customer focussed approach.

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  • Dennis Hatta
    Product Advisor
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    Fluent in Japanese


    Dennis has over 10 years of automotive industry experience. Graduating from BCIT for graphic design, web design and computer science, Dennis has since worked for many dealerships in sales and leasing before joining Jim Pattison Volkswagen Surrey.  Dennis strives to be successful in everything he does, including always taking the dealership to the next level. Dennis enjoys golfing, hiking, driving, wine and technology.    

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  • Carol Pitts
    Office Manager
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    Carol began her career in 1979 as part time receptionist at Guildford Motors Ltd now Jim Pattison Volkswagen Surrey.  In 1980 she became the bookkeeper while enrolled in the business administration program at Douglas College.   After completing another 2 years of the  Accounting program at Kwantlen College , Carol was offered  the position of  office manager in 1985. She enjoys the family atmosphere at VW and strongly believes in leading by example. Carol enjoys helping others reach their potential.  In her spare time she enjoys spending precious time with her husband, their 4 children and 1 grandchild.  Carol is passionate about health and fitness and enjoys traveling the world with her husband.

     Her best VW memories were spent driving her 1992 VW Euro Van  as the neighborhood school bus. "The Bus" was retired after 13 years with 405,000 KMS.

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  • Stephen Schmidt
    Parts Manager
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    Stephen joined Jim Pattison Volkswagen Surrey in 2014.  Stephen is a huge enthusiast and has owned too many Volkswagens to count!  His current collection includes a 1998 GTI VR6 and a 1983 Rabbit L. Stephen lives with his wife and son in Surrey and enjoys cars, motorcycles, biking, hiking and camping.

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  • Reg Bains
    Service Manager
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    Reg has 28 years of experience in the automotive industry.  As Service Manager, Reg is well equipped to assist our guests with all their parts and servicing needs.  He has also completed his Automotive Technician Training through BCIT.  Reg speaks English and Punjabi and welcomes all guests to come visit the dealership.

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  • Artur Pashinyan
    Product Advisor
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    Fluent in Russian

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  • Tyson Lee
    Product Advisor
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    Fluent in Korean

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  • Jerry Tsai
    Product Advisor
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  • Mohammad AlZaim
    Product Advisor
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  • Rana
    Receptionist
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  • Jordan
    Receptionist
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  • Virginia
    Receptionist
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  • Cassandra
    Receptionist
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  • Inderpreet
    Receptionist
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  • Aman Janmohamed
    Parts Advisor
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  • Joseph Kim
    Parts Advisor
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  • Richard Tang
    Service Advisor
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  • Kandice Knight
    Service Advisor
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  • Brian Longshaw
    Shop Foreman
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    blongshaw@jpautogroup.com

    Brian has spent the last 28 years working in the automotive industry and now can proudly say that he owns two Volkswagens. He is a licensed Tech and Volkswagen Master Certified. Married with two boys, Brian enjoys boating, sailing, and cooking in his spare time and is looking forward to advancing in the automotive field. 

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  • Champa Xayasomphou
    Technician
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    Champa has been working in this industry for 8 years, all of which have been spent with VW. He moved to Canada from Laos when he as four years old and attended high school in Castlegar, then  became a tech at BCIT. Champa enjoys spending time outside, particularly boating and fishing, as well as driving his 1997 Golf CL with over 500,000km on it and still going strong. His future goal includes living a long and happy life. 

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  • Sandy Sangha
    Technician
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    ssangha@jpautogroup.com

    Sandy has been working in the automotive industry for the past 18 years as a certified technician. He is originally from Kitimat and enjoys cooking and spending quality time with his wife and two daughters. Over the years, Sandy has owned both a VW Corrado and a Jetta, and looks forward to furthering his career in the automotive industry as a Master Technician.

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  • Shane Hastings
    Automotive Service Technician
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  • Rob Doucelin
    Automotive Apprentice Technician
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    Rob has owned 5 different VW's over the years and feels that he grew up with them as just another part of the family. He has spent 3 years in this industry and is excited about finishing his Apprenticeship with the hopes of becoming a Master Technician. Rob is currently a VW certified technician and chassis specialist. In his spare time, Rob enjoys fixing cars, watching bad movies, and taking long walks on the beach. 

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  • Reuben Galanida
    Apprentice Technician
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  • Jerry Tu
    Lot Attendant
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  • Abel Kong
    Lot Attendant
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  • Tom Le
    Detail Attendant
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    Tom has been working in the automotive industry for the past 10 years and still enjoys every minute of it. Tom has always had a knack for success, dating all the way back to being on the honour roll in high school, he then attended BCIT Auto Body, which lead him to own and operate his a very successful Auto Detailing Shop. In his spare time, Tom likes to watch hockey, work on computers, all types of gaming, and spending time with his 10 yr old daughter and his beautiful wife of 15 yrs. His future goals are to become a Detailing/Operations trainer or Manager for the Jim Pattison Auto Group so that he can train people on the skills and techniques he has learned.

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  • Jivan Dhesi
    Car Wash Attendant
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  • Yuan Yang
    Parts Driver


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