Meet Our Team

Our-Team

"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

  • 20 years with Elite
  • 27 years Lexus experience
  • 33 years Toyota experience
  • 12 years European car experience
  • Completed 8 hour Hybrid training course
  • Completed Worldpac Porsche Engine Management II class
  • 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

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

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

Carly - Owners' Daughter - Office Assistant

  • 9 years with Elite
  • 2014 Exeter West Greenwich High School Graduate
  • CCRI Graduate – 2016
  • Member of SMART Group (Business Improvement Group) since 2016
  • Track new customers, Assist in Marketing tasks and filing
  • Assist with Accounts payable/receivables
  • Maintain cleanliness of reception area
  • Pick up parts
  • Drive customers to work
  • Hobbies: Traveling, spending time with friends, line dancing, concerts, working out, ATVing

Ruth - Service Manager | Elite Auto Repair

Ruth - Service Manager

  • 18 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

  • 14 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

  • 3 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 - Customer Service | Elite Auto Repair

Brianna - Customer Service

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

Tyler - ASE Master Certified Technician | Elite Auto Repair

Tyler – ASE Master Certified Technician including L1 and L3

  • 2 years with Elite
  • 2018 Graduate of New England Tech in Advanced Automotive Technology and high performance
  • ASE Master Light Duty Diesel, L1 Advanced Diagnostic and L3 Advanced Hybrid Drive Train
  • Macs Certified
  • Worked in the field since 16 years old, 20 now.
  • Hobbies: working on a traveling Pro-stock Race Team, snow mobiling, working on my own project cars.

Nate - ASE Master Certified Technician | Elite Auto Repair

Nate – ASE Master Certified Technician

  • 3 months with Elite
  • 2012 Graduate of New England Tech Automotive
  • 4 ASE Certifications in Engine Repair, Automatic Transmission, Suspension Steering,  Manual Drive Train
  • 6 Years of Technician experience working on European and Japanese Makes
  • Hobbies: Enjoy welding and riding my dirt bike.

Holly - Customer Cuddler | Elite Auto Repair

Holly - Customer Cuddler

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