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Meet Our Team

Elite Auto Staff
Elite Auto Staff

"A team is a group of people who go out of their way to make each other look good." Bob Ferrell


Jim Paiva - Owner | Elite Auto Repair

Jim Paiva - Owner

  • 21 years with Elite
  • Oversees operations
  • Marketing
  • Education Administrator
  • Member of SMART Group (Business Improvement Group) since 2016
  • Member of CityBiz BNI since 2017
  • Hobbies: Hunting, boating & kayaking

Katie Paiva - Owner | Elite Auto Repair

Kate Paiva - Owner

  • 21 years with Elite
  • Business Administrator
  • Accounts Receivable/Payables
  • Website Administrator
  • Marketing/Advertising
  • client promotions
  • Hobbies: Running, gardening, spending time with friends and children.

Carly - Owners' Daughter - Office Assistant | Elite Auto Repair

Carly - Service Advisor - Future Owner in Training

  • 11 years with Elite
  • 2014 Exeter West Greenwich High School Graduate
  • CCRI Graduate – 2016
  • Featured in a video Podcast on Carm Capriotto’s, “Female Succession – Our Future Female Shop Owners“
  • 2019 Graduate of Service Advisor Mastery Program
  • Member of SMART Group (Business Improvement Group) since 2016
  • Hobbies: Traveling, spending time with friends, line dancing, concerts, working out, ATVing

Mike

Mike - Service Advisor

  • 1 year with Elite
  • Service and parts director at Toyota for 15 years
  • Started Auto Career in 1990
  • Toyota, Porsche, BMW, Audi, VW, Honda, Maserati trained
  • Rhode Island College Grad
  • Hobbies :  Playing guitar, reading non-fictional, spending time with my beautiful wife and son

Ruth - Service Manager | Elite Auto Repair

Ruth - Service Manager

  • 19 years with Elite
  • Started her Service Manager career in 1974
  • Cadillac, BMW, Audi, and Toyota Trained
  • AAA - Women and their cars course
  • Attended night school specializing in auto technician
  • Hobbies: Traveling, spending time with friends

Dan - ASE Master Certified/Shop Foreman | Elite Auto Repair

Dan - ASE Master Certified/Shop Foreman

  • 15 years with Elite
  • ASE Master Certified Technician
  • ASE L1 Certified Technician
  • Hybrid Specialist
  • Porsche Specialist
  • Intensive BMW Training
  • Hobbies: Snowmobiling

Dara – ASE Master Certified Technician | Elite Auto Repair

Dara – ASE Master Certified Technician

  • 4 years with Elite
  • ASE Master Certified Technician
  • 2016 Graduate of New England Tech in Automotive Technology
  • B.A. Azad University of Saveh, Iran in Power Electrical Engineering
  • Skills - Auto brakes, suspension and steering, automotive engine theory
  • Automotive fuel and ignition system.
  • Hobbies: ATVing, walking his dog, Pony and traveling

Brianna - client Service | Elite Auto Repair

Brianna - Client Service

  • 1 year with Elite
  • Pick up parts
  • Pick up and drop off clients to home or work
  • Maintains the cleanliness of client waiting room
  • Hobbies: Playing softball and working out, playing with my dog, Willow

Nate - ASE Master Certified Technician | Elite Auto Repair

Nate – ASE Master L1 Certified Technician

  • 1 year with Elite
  • 2012 Graduate of New England Tech Automotive
  • ASE Master Certified Technician
  • 6 Years of Technician experience working on European and Japanese Makes
  • Hobbies: Enjoy welding and riding my dirt bike.

Holly - client Cuddler | Elite Auto Repair

Holly - Client Cuddler

  • 5 years with Elite
  • Free cuddling
  • Holly will make you smile :)
  • Hobbies: Going to work and cuddling with the clients
 
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