Meet our Team of Automotive Specialists
McNeill Nissan is a family-owned and operated dealership. Our roots stretch all the way back to 1939, and we have been with this dealership since 2015. We are going on our fourth generation in the business now, and we are ready to happily welcome another very soon. You can see many of our team members right here. Are you ready to work with one of those smiling faces? Then what are you waiting for? Come out to see us today!
David McNeill is the Owner/Dealer Principal here at McNeill Nissan. He serves on the board of the NC Automobile Dealer's Association as well, and is very active in the local community. When he's not at the dealership, he can be found golfing and enjoying Tar Heel Football, Tar Heel Basketball, and Panthers Football. He is a proud husband, father, and grandfather.
Scott McNeill is the 4th Generation in a long line of Dealership Owners. He is a graduate of NADA Dealer Academy and Wilkes Community College. Scott has worked his way up through every position in dealerships, starting as an Auto Detailer at age 15, now the Executive General Manager here at McNeill Nissan. You'll see Scott working all the day-to-day operations.
Scott is a proud husband and father, and his hobbies include travel, rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, golfing, and watching golf, Pathers Football and ALL Tar Heel Sports.
Brian began his career in 1991 where he sold cars for a summer job while attending Western Carolina University. Since that time he has served as a Finance Manager, Sales Manager, General Manager, Executive Manager, Dealer and finally as The Carolina Automotive Group's Chief Operating Officer. Brian has a customer first philosophy and is a very exciting addition to our team.
Sharis has been with the Automotive Group since 2013, and at the Nissan store since opening day in 2015. She is very proud of her son, Hunter, who is all grown up and in the Automotove Business as well.
Brenda has been part of the McNeill Family since before she even knew it, her nephew is the Director of Sales at our other two stores! Brenda is a a retired 911 Operator, so she's calm, cool, and collected in a crisis. (Not that we've ever had any, but if we do, she's our go-to gal.) Brenda's hobbies include doting on her grandchildren, great grandchildren, her husband, Jack, and their dog, Ralph. Brenda is our #1 TITAN sales associate. We call her the Titan Queen! Want a full size, powerful truck? Watch this sweet little grandmother knock your socks off!
Tyler has been with McNeill Nissan for a few years now, working in the Fixed Operations section before joining us up front in sales. He's also a local Wilkes County gentleman, avid outdoorsman, and fitness enthusiast.
Edward is the newest addition to the McNeill Nissan family of product specialists. He is a local gent who loves football, racing, fishing, and basketball. Go Tar Heels, Go Lakers! And of course, GO PANTHERS!
Edward's also due some huge congrats, HE JUST GOT ENGAGED! Congrats to Edward and the soon-to-be-Mrs! We are all so excited for them both!
Alyssa is one of our three Service Writers here at McNeill Nissan, coming to us as a graduate of NASCAR TECH! She holds certification in NASCAR Engine I and NASCAR Engine II as well as ALLDATA. But most importantly, she's a NISSAN Certified Technician, which is why you can trust her to expertly guide you any time you bring your vehicle in for service. Alyssa lives with five dogs, and Ember, the Lizard Who Thinks She Is Human.
Winston is one of our full-time Service Technicians, and a graduate of the McNeill Automotive School at Wilkes Community College! He's also a newlywed (congrats!) and has the cutest little rescue pup!
Donavon is our newest member of the McNeill Nissan Family. He's a local gentleman, growing up in Wilkes, and has a huge passion for sports cars and trucks. When he's not at work, you'll find Donavon out and hiking local trails and kayaking when the weather's right.
Jennifer has also been with the Nissan store since its inception in 2015. She is a proud mom and even prouder grandmom. Jen makes beautiful handcrafted wood furniture in her spare time, and has the most adorable German Shepherd we've ever seen at the store!