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  • Chris Lang
    BDC Manager
    (229) 242-9920 ext 215

    Chris has been with the O'Steen family since September of 2016. He has been a customer service representative and BDC representative since 2014. He chose to work for us because he heard great things about the company, and he enjoys the challenge that comes along with his line or work. Chris enjoys playing with his kids. discovering new music and spending time with his loving wife.

  • Chris Sweat
    Sales Manager

    Bio to come

  • Landon Crown
    Sales Consultant
    (229) 242-9920 ext. 220

    Landon has been employed with us since April of 2016, and has made his mark in our team. He has been the Salesman of the month for the majority of the time he has been with us. This is the first company that Landon has ever worked for, in terms of sales. Landon chose this profession because he enjoys the competitive nature of the environment. He enjoys hunting, fishing, spending time with his family and multiple other outdoor activities.

  • Kathy Jacobs
    Customer Relations

    Kathy has been with the O'Steen family since July 2015. This is the first company that she has worked for, in terms of customer relations. Kathy chose to work with our establishment because, from her personal experiences, she believes the O'Steen name to stand by its reputation. Kathy loves all things Volkswagen. She has been a previous promoter of countless Volkswagen events and enjoys being a loving wife to her husband and mother to her children.

  • Billy McCowan
    Parts Advisor

    Billy has been in auto parts since 1969 (he was a lot younger and his hair was not white) and has been here since 2011. Billy enjoys spending time with his family and watching NASCAR. 

  • Michael Marlow
    Service Technician

    Michael has been with the service team since September 2016. This will be his first time as a Service Technician, straight out of school. He chose to be a service technician because he enjoys getting his hands dirty. Michael enjoys all things motorcycle.

  • Justin Forsythe
    Parts Department Manager

    Justin comes to us from Tallahassee where he had been in Retail Management for 8 years. He has been here now since June of 2014. Justin and his wife are expecting twin boys. He enjoys playing disc golf and is a fan of the FSU Seminoles. We like to say that Justin is not the man he used to be, because he has lost close to 50 pounds this summer.

  • Ben Wilson
    Parts and Service Director

    Ben has lived in Valdosta since 1995 and has worked in auto parts and service for over 18 years. Ben is involved daily with our parts and service departments and he strives to get your vehicle repaired and back to you in a timely manner. He loves spending time with his wife and 4 daughters. He also enjoys playing basketball and he is a avid supporter of the Florida State Seminoles.

  • Hurley
    Team Mascot and Spokesperson

    Hurley is the leader of our team here at O'Steen Volkswagen of Valdosta. She keeps watch over the rest of us to make sure that we are performing as we ought to. Hurley is very dependable and is always ready to lend a helping paw whenever we need her.

  • Zane Allen
    Shop Foreman

    Zane is our shop foreman and has been a fixture here for over 38 years. He is a Certified Volkswagen Specialist in all aspects of auto repair as well as being ASE Certified. He is a Deacon in his church and he enjoys spending time with his 7 grandkids. Zane is an avid Alabama Crimson Tide supporter. "Roll Tide"

  • William Winser
    Finance Manager

    William has been in auto sales since 2013 and he was recently promoted to Finance Manager. He served in the Army for 8 years and what is really unique is that his Dad served in the Marines, his Mom served in the Air Force and his sister served in the Navy. William enjoys all sports as well as spending time woodworking.

  • Justin Marx

    Justin is our newest technician, but he has 20 years experience in automotive repair. He is another one of our veterans having served in the Air Force for 6 years. With his knowledge and experience Justin is a welcomed addition to our service department. He enjoys buying, repairing and selling older vehicles and motorcycles.

  • Lauren Ahrens
    BDC Sales
    (229) 242-9920 ext 215

    Lauren has been with the O'Steen family since October of 2016. She has been a customer service representative and BDC Sales Consultant since 2012. She chose this profession because she enjoys meeting new faces and learning a whole new side to sales. Lauren enjoys singing, playing guitar, and eating/trying new foods.

  • Emily Bass
    Service Advisor
    (229) 242-9920 ext 209

    Emily has been with the service team since October 2016. She began working as a service advisor back in 2014. She chose to be in service because she enjoys working with her customers and making sure that they leave our establishment satisfied. Emily enjoys reading, camping, and extremely deep poetry.

  • Stan Williams

    Stan has been with the O'Steen family since September 2016. He has been in his line of work since 2011. He chose to work with our company because, after his accident at his last job, he has been out of work for quite some time. He then got offered the perfect opportunity to be a part of our team at the right time. Stan is a devout Christian who enjoys sports and meeting new people.

  • Hope DeFoe
    Sales Consultant
    (229) 242-9920

    Hope has been with the O'Steen family since February 2016. This is the first company that she has ever worked for, in terms of sales. She chose this profession because she likes to meet new people and has an insatiable love for automobiles. Hope loves to make people laugh, loves outdoor activities and traveling.