• BMW
  • Mercedes-Benz

Myrtle Beach Automotive

936 Jason Blvd
Directions Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

  • Sales: 843-848-6800
  • Service: 843-848-6800

Meet Our Staff

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  • Wallis Higginbotham
    Owner/Vice President

    Hometown: New Smyrna Beach, FL

    Accreditations/Awards/Training: NADA Dealer Academy and Stetson Univerity

    Started with the brand in:
    2003

    Hobbies Outside of Work:
    Outdoor activities with family and friends including fishing, hunting and golf.



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  • Waylon Johnson
    General Manager
    843-848-6766

    Hometown: Sellersville, PA

    Training: JM & A Business graduate & Salesman of the year 2011, 2012 & 2013

    Started with the brand in: July 2010

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Riding my motor cycle, playing guitar, singing & outdoor activities

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  • John Andrews
    General Sales Manager
    843-848-6800


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  • Matthew Verost
    Business Manager
    843-848-6768

    Hometown: Saddle Brook, NJ

    Started with the brand in: January 2008

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Anything on a boat from a leisurely boat ride, to deep sea fishing, to just relaxing at the beach.

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  • Damien Shaw
    Internet Sales Manager
    843-424-4260

    Hometown: Loris, SC

    Training: Mercedes-Benz STAR Certified, BMW Certified, Winner of Mercedes-Benz Top Dealership Performer 2010 & won BMW Profiles in Achievement in 2011

    Started with the brand in: June 2010

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Spending time with my family & riding and working on my motor cycle

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  • Nick Michaels
    Certified Sales/Client Advisor
    843-848-6773

    Hometown: Fort Lee, NJ

    Training: Mercedes-Benz STAR Certified and BMW Certified

    Started with the brand in: 2010

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Spending time with my family, golfing & riding my motorcycle

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  • Richard Secrist
    Certified Sales/Client Advisor
    843-246-9536

    Hometown: Lockport, NY

    Training: Mercedes-Benz STAR Certified

    Started with the brand in: February 1990

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Golfing & reading

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  • James William Brigman
    Certified Sales/Client Advisor
    843-848-6772

    Hometown: Charleston, SC

    Training: Mercedes-Benz STAR Certified and BMW Certified

    Started with the brand in: 1993

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Riding my motor cycle, boating & watching movies

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  • Thomas Jackson
    Certified Sales/Client Advisor
    843-848-6778

    Hometown: Conway, SC

    Training:
    Mercedes-Benz STAR Certified and BMW Certified. B.B.A, M.R.E

    Started with the brand:
    2011

    Hobbies outside of work: Spending time with my family & BESPOKE Clothing and Design

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  • Jacob Vinson
    Certified Client Advisor
    843-848-6775

    Hometown: Myrtle Beach, SC

    Training: Mercedes-Benz base Certified and BMW Certified

    Started with the brand in: September 2011

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Spending time with my family & cooking

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  • Steve Todd
    Certified Sales Consultant
    843-848-6800


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  • Joe Davis
    Certified Sales Advisor
    843-848-6785


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  • Tony Davis
    Inventory Controller
    843-848-6800


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  • BD Banks
    Mercedes-Benz Concierge
    843-848-6787


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  • Katherine Hill
    Warranty Administrator
    843-848-6800

    Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA

    Training: BMW Podium gold award & Mercedes-Benz Master Certified

    Started with the brand in: March 2009

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Boating, fishing, horse-back riding & spending time with my family, friends and dog

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  • Kala Clapp
    Executive Assistant/Manufacturer Relations
    843-848-6800

    Hometown: Detroit, MI

    Training: Mercedes-Benz base certified, Sprinter base certified & CMS certified

    Started with the brand in: July 2011

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Spending time with my family, friends and dogs, boating, fishing, going to the beach, playing sports & any outdoor activities


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  • Cindy Powell-Yarborough
    Controller
    843-848-6800

    Hometown: Charleston, SC

    Training: Standard of Excellence

    Started with the brand in: February 2013

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Hunting, biking, art & cooking

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  • Tanya Perras
    Deal Processor
    843-848-6800

    Hometown: Altamont, NY

    Started with the brand in: February 2013

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Going to the beach, kayaking, shopping & hanging out with my friends and family

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  • Rhonda Flowers
    Accounting
    843-848-6818


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  • Ron Kalkbrenner
    Shuttle Driver


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  • Mike Milligan
    Service Manager
    843-848-6795

    Hometown: Buffalo, NY

    Training: BMW Master Technician, ASE Master Technician, Mercedes-Benz base certified & BMW certified

    Started with the brand in: BMW 1998, Mercedes-Benz 2009

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Spending time with my family & working in the yard


     

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  • Romano Marinaro
    Assistant Service Manager
    843-848-6786

    Hometown: Frederick, MD

    Training: BMW Master Technician, ASE Master Technician, & service advisor certified

    Started with the brand in: Mercedes-Benz 1982, BMW 1990

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Riding my motor cycle & spending time with my children and grandchildren

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  • Art Coppola
    Mercedes-Benz Service Advisor
    843-848-6799

    Hometown: West Islip, NY

    Training: Mercedes-Benz base Certified

    Started with the brand in: April 2012

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Boating, golfing & auto racing

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  • Ashley Kiktavy
    Mercedes-Benz Service Advisor
    843-848-6788


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  • Mark Marlowe
    Mercedes- Benz Service Advisor
    843-848-6798


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  • Amanda Tolf
    Mercedes-Benz Master Technician
    843-848-6800

    Hometown: Houston, TX

    Training: Mercedes-Benz Master Technician, Sprinter base certified, 2013 Service Laureates winner (top 25% in the nation)

    Started with the brand in: January 2010

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Spending time with my dog, working on my own car, going to the beach, playing tennis, nature hikes & camping

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  • Gerald Todd
    Mercedes-Benz Master Technician
    843-848-6800

    Hometown: Myrtle Beach, SC

    Training: Mercedes-Benz Master Technician 

    Started with the brand in: May 1994

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Playing golf

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  • Jeff Moore
    Mercedes-Benz Technician
    843-848-6800

    Hometown: Greenville, SC

    Training: Mercedes-Benz base certified, Master Volkswagen technician & foreman, BMW Master technician

    Started with the brand in: June 2013

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Spending time with my kids, grandchildren & drag racing

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  • Joshua Victorian
    Mercedes-Benz Tech


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  • Reindalo Argusta
    Express Service Technician
    843-848-6800

    Hometown: San Pedro Sula, Honduras

    Training: Mercedes-Benz Express Service Certified

    Started with the brand in: June 2011

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Doing house work

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  • David Spang
    BMW Service Advisor
    843-848-6797

    Hometown: Newport, VT

    Training: Level 2 Certified Service Advisor

    Started with the brand in: September 2013

    Hobbies Outside of Work:  Riding motor cycles, personal watercrafts & camping.

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  • Brandon Millen
    BMW Service Advisor
    843-848-6820


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  • Andrew Carpin
    BMW Technician
    843-848-6800

    Hometown: Conway, SC

    Training: BMW Master Technician

    Started with the brand in: 2001

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Spending time with my family & playing softball

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  • Jeremy Davis
    BMW Technician
    843-848-6800


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  • Gerald Ryba
    BMW Technician
    843-848-6800

    Hometown: Hazleton, PA

    Training: BMW level 4 certified

    Started with the brand in: August 2011

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Fishing, traveling & hot rods

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  • Marion (DJ) Jordan
    BMW Technician
    843-848-6800

    Hometown: Marietta, GA

    Training: BMW level 4 certified, NTI core program & Nascar Technology with Fabrication

    Started with the brand in: May 2012

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Drifting, building race cars & cooking

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  • Tyler Stabell
    BMW Tech


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  • Bill Johnson
    Parts Manager
    843-848-6808

    Hometown: Conway, SC

    Training: Mercedes-Benz base & STAR Certified, Best of the Best winner 2013, BMW Certified & BMW profiles in achievement award winner 2013

    Started with the brand in: March 1982

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Fishing & bike riding

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  • Douglas Bratcher
    Parts Advisor
    843-848-6805

    Hometown: Conway, SC

    Training: Mercedes-Benz base Certified and BMW base Certified

    Started with the brand in: 1990

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Fishing & hunting

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  • Bryce Garbrecht
    Parts Advisor
    843-848-6806

    Hometown: Myrtle Beach, SC

    Training: Mercedes-Benz base Certified and BMW base Certified

    Started with the brand in: May 2009

    Hobbies Outside of Work: Bike riding & running

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  • Bryan Rea
    Parts Advisor
    843-848-6806


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  • Rich Hewitson
    Parts Advisor
    843-848-6806


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