Born and raised in Bogota, Colombia, Carol moved to Colorado at the age of 15 and quickly secured a job at an auto parts store. After several years in the automotive industry (including with xTime), Carol accepted an opportunity with Schomp Automotive in 2018 as the Corporate Training Manager. Schomp only had four stores at that time. Carol played an integral part in the process implementation for all Fixed Ops-related tasks, including our Service BDC, during the addition of our next eight rooftops. After graduating from the NCM General Manager Academy, Carol was ready to move on from her role as the Corporate Fixed Operations Director and take on the challenge of opening Volkswagen of Fairfield with Fairfield Automotive Partners. She is ASE-Certified, has been published in Fixed Ops Magazine, and was named in Automotive News’s 40 Under 40. Carol is a true champion of the industry and an inspiring female leader.
Hello! My name is Chris Castro. I grew up in the suburbs of Denver, playing baseball through high school and college. Before joining the Schomp Automotive Group, I worked in corporate finance, providing growth capital for local businesses throughout the Denver Metro area. After working for Schomp in Highlands Ranch, I moved to Utah to start working at the Mercedes-Benz of Farmington store out there. Now, I am happy to be opening Schomp’s newest Volkswagen store in California! I’m excited to offer you the incredible “One Price. One Person. One Hour.” philosophy that our group embodies.
In my free time, I enjoy brewing my own beer, exploring everything California has to offer, and spending time with my family.
I would love to assist you in your search. Please e-mail me directly at any time with any inquiry.
Lisa was born and raised in the Bay Area. She started her career in the Automotive industry right out of High School and has never looked back. Lisa has done almost every job in Parts and Service except for technician (she says they didn’t trust her with tools). Lisa moved to Solano County in 1990 to open a new store in Vacaville and start her family. She’s raised two amazing kids – her son is a Vallejo Fireman, and her daughter has also worked in the car business and the insurance industry. Lisa has been a Service Manager for about 20 years, and she loves the daily challenges and the fast pace of the service department.
Hi, my name is James and I am from California. I joined the automotive industry in 1997 coming out of school. My dream car is a Bentley Bentayga because of its luxury, style, and comfort. Outside of work, I enjoy traveling with my family, trying new delicious food, watching my daughters play volleyball, bowling, and of course, anything automotive! Speed, efficiency, and communication is what I appreciate as a person and as a customer, so that is the type of service I strive to provide our customers to receive. A team passionate about what they do is the team you can expect from us!
Jon is from Fairfield, CA. He joined the automotive industry in 2021! He has previously worked in Property Management, Event Management, and Sales. Jon previously worked at BMW of Fairfield, our sister-company. He decided to join the VW team when we opened in June of 2023!
Some of Jon’s hobbies include fishing, camping, reading, and writing. Jon is simply a man driven by the love of his family on his quest for peace.
My name is Candy Contreras and I was born in Fresno, California with my first language being Spanish! Before joining the automotive industry in 2021, I worked as a Front End Assistant Manager. An important thing about me is that I am a Christian and the leader of our Multi Media team at my church. I also really enjoy photography and videography. I have three dogs that are my world and we love to play fight! The majority of my professional career has revolved around customer service, and I am 100% committed to providing an excellent experience should I have the pleasure of being your Client Advisor!
Hi, my name is Anzkary and I am from Napa Valley, California. Before entering the automotive industry in 2013, I previously worked in the hotel industry. I am fluent in both English and Spanish. My favorite type of Volkswagen model is the Volkswagen bug because of its iconic shape and style, as well as its reliability. Outside of working, I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, perfecting the art of grilling, and taking nice long motorcycle rides!
My name is Kenny, and I am a Fairfield, CA Native! I have been working in the automotive industry since 2017, and have previous experience as a Mortgage Loan Officer. If I could choose a favorite Volkswagen model, the ID Buzz is definitely my new favorite. I love how adaptable and functional the new VW Bus will be. Outside of work, I love to spend time outdoors going over landing and camping. Another recent hobby of mine is that I am learning how to fly a single engine plane. A little something about me is that I have been a blessed father of 3 over 24 years and married my high school sweetheart! We enjoy taking trips together and going off the grid for some rest and relaxation.
Hello! My name is Julian and I am originally from Sacramento, California. Before joining the automotive industry in 2003, I worked in Grocery Management. My favorite model vehicle is the Mazda Rx7 Fc Rotary because of its beautiful lines and great sound. When I am not working, I am a huge Dungeons and Dragons player, and enjoy Star Wars, Anime, comic books, and a variety of fantasy and action movies. I also love to indulge in red wine and single malts. A little something about me is that I am loud, in personality and forward. That being said, I truly believe that it takes a village to raise a family. As a community, we are the bonds that teach the next generation and show them the difference between right and wrong. Come stop by Schomp Volkswagen and say hi!
Monette was born and raised in the Philippines, where the universal language is Tagalog. She also speaks another dialect called Kapampangan, in addition to English. She moved here in June 2019 from the Philippines. She previously worked at BMW of Fairfield and then joined our team here at VW of Fairfield in 2023! Before automotive, she had jobs such as retail sales, construction, and barista at Starbucks, but she mostly worked in hospitality for 7 years at a hotel. Some of her hobbies include cooking, hiking, and singing (even though she claims that she sounds like a howling dog). Her passion is her family.
Hi, my name is Thalia Dimas and I am originally from San Francisco. I am fluent in both English and Spanish and worked in administration before joining the automotive industry in 2018. My favorite type of vehicle is the Toyota Camry XSE because I love the red leather interior. A little more about me is that I love reading, spending time with my puppy, and hanging out with family and friends.
Hello, my name is Brian Dougherty and I am a California Native, originally from Napa. I joined the automotive industry in 1994 after working as a restaurant waiter and am excited to start at VW of Fairfield! My favorite model vehicle is the Volkswagen ID4 because of its advancements in electronics. Outside of work, my hobbies include spending time fishing and parenting.
Hi, my name is Habib Mojaddedi and I am originally from and grew up in Germany and Afghanistan. Other than English, I am fluent in both German and Dari! After completing school, I joined the automotive industry in 1999. My favorite VW model is the VW Golf. My hobbies outside of work include taking long distance vacations, going camping and spending time outdoors, as well as tinkering with various cars. My motto I love to share is that “Success is a mindset”.
Hi! My name is Andrea and I am originally from El Salvador with a fluent background in Spanish. I came to California in 2003 and worked in retail up until I joined the automotive industry in 2018. My favorite model vehicle is the BMW X4 M Sport, and outside of work I enjoy shopping and spending quality time with my kids. If I could give any piece of advice to anyone, it would be to work hard and be kind and amazing things will happen!
My name is Inessa and I am originally from Vacaville, California. I joined the automotive industry in 2022 after working in optometry previously. Outside of work, my favorite hobby is going on adventures with my two dogs, Spider and Risa.
Hello! My name is Rachael Morris and I am originally from Northern Utah. A fun fact about me is that I am fluent in both English and Tagalog. I joined the automotive industry in 2019 after previously working in utility management, and moved out to California in 2023. My favorite type of Volkswagen is the Jetta, but otherwise I absolutely love my Hyundai Sonata. Outside of work, I am a big Packers fan and love to spend time with my family and sons, going swimming and finding new places to eat and explore!