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Meet Our Staff

Scott Van Cleave – General Manager

Scott is results-driven sales, management, and new business development professional. His diverse background includes over 20 years in automobile sales, auto finance, and management.

He strongly believes in serving his customer and his community. He will go out of his way to help his customer and to earn your business. He is knowledgeable, personable and has a make-it-happen spirit. Scott graduated from Texas A&M University with Bachelors in Agricultural Economics.

Some of his accomplishments include:
• Sales Manager Awards, Sam Swope BMW, BMW of Albany, GA and BMW of Roanoke, VA
• Finance Manager, Sam Swope BMW
• Profiles in Achievement Sales Manager, Bronze Level, Sam Swope BMW
• Professional Council BMWNA Garlyn Shelton BMW (TX)
• President’s Club and 25 Club Award Winner, Sam Swope BMW

Shaun Kervin – Finance Manager

Shaun has worked as a Finance Manager since 2015. Shaun comes from a diverse background in the automobile industry. He worked as New Business Development Manager for Tafel Motors, Operations Manager for St. Matthews Imports and Finance Manager for Sun Motors BMW.

Shaun served in the U.S. Navy where he received a commendation medal for saving 2 pilots who ejected out of F-14 in the Persian Gulf. He was part of several search and rescue team missions and was deployed alongside with Seal Teams.

Shaun leads and directs day-to-day sales and auto finance/leasing efforts to maintain operational excellence. You are in good hands with Shaun, he will effectively evaluate and guide you as a customer through complex sales and financial issues, ensuring your complete satisfaction.

Chad Wentworth – Service Manager

Chad offers 15+ years of experience in the automobile industry involving service, repair, and management. He serves as a liaison to several departments, and customers. He takes pride in consistently achieving an “Exceeded Expectations” rating on all customer engagements and won the TEAM POWER “President’s Award”.

Chad is ASE Certified and specializes in GM, Ford, Honda, and Acura along with broad experience in Foreign cars. His advanced training includes: GM PRO Certification; GM Training, Delphi Micro 64 Connector System Service; GM Service Technical College, Electrical/Electronics Stage 1, 2 and 3; High Voltage System Safety; Multiple Diagnostic Interface (MDI) Familiarization; Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH); Two-mode Hybrid Introduction and Safety; Two-mode Hybrid 300v Battery System Theory and Operations; Hybrid Vehicles: Theory, Operation, and Service; Vibration Correction; 6.5 L Diesel Engine; Duramax 6600: Diesel Engine performance; Duramax: 6600 Updates and New Features; 2006 SKH-TCU-Service Programming Tips; Tech 2 Familiarization; SI Overview; Body Control & Communication Systems; Battery, and Charging & Starting Systems.

Karla Alvarado – Office Manager Customer Care

Karla has played an integral role as an Office Manager since 2014. She coordinates and maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures, payroll and controlling correspondence. She is passionate about helping customers and is always here to answer any questions and concerns. When you purchase a vehicle from us, Karla will personally handle all your paperwork including title, tags and license plate etc.

Karla was born and raised in Jeffersontown, KY. She is married to an Army veteran and is a mother to two beautiful school aged children.

Evan Blakeman – Customer Care Specialist

Evan has served as a Customer Care Specialist since 2014. He is deeply committed to providing exceptional customer care.

Evan comes from a diverse background. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for five years and later assisted in managing a 3500 acres farm for Jerry Bruckheimer an American film and television producer.

Evan stays abreast with auto industry trends and is very knowledgeable with various makes and models of vehicles and their features. You will greatly benefit from Evan’s vast knowledge of the various automobiles and his willingness to help you make the correct decision.

Latoyia Lackey – CPO Specialist

We are lucky to have Latoyia, she is NIADA and CPO Specialist. Prior to joining our team, she worked as a Sales and Leasing Consultant and Brand Ambassador for Lexus of Louisville. She also owned a successful business for several years. She is a dedicated team player. She has the natural ability to build lasting relationships with customers and takes pride in providing outstanding customer care. She is deliberate and thorough in assessing customer needs and making appropriate recommendations.

Michael French – Vehicle Technology Specialist

Michael comes from a strong background in sales and management in both automobile and customer service industry. Michael serves as a Vehicle Technology Specialist where he manages and oversees new vehicle listing across all internet websites and social media platforms. He leverages his knowledge of various makes and models of vehicles and effectively photographs and list vehicles for maximum impact.

In the past, Michael worked as an Internet Sales Manager and Impact General Manager where he developed his skills in staff management, customer service and the use of technology and social media. Michael holds expert designation in Jeep and RAM and is certified as an FCA UConnect Specialist.

Adel Migirova – Social Media Marketing Specialist

Adel is a dynamic person who enjoys the process and the journey of helping customers. She has served as a Social Media Marketing Specialist for various businesses. She has played an instrumental role for iDrive in boosting our social media campaigns since 2014. She leverages her automobile and social media knowledge to drive sales. She is goal motivated and measures her performance by customer satisfaction.

She takes time to identify needs, and both listen and ask the right questions. She uses her knowledge and experience to identify and present the right strategy, services, and solutions to meet business objectives.

Prior to joining iDrive, she worked as an Office Manager for Parkside Family Dental practice for four years. She has an entrepreneurial and make-it-happen spirit.

Auto Group of Louisville

10207 Taylorsville Rd
Louisville, KY 40299