• Honda

Fernandez Honda

8015 Interstate 35 S
San Antonio, TX 78224

  • Sales: 866-434-7652
  • Service: 866-546-4060
  • Parts: 877-831-9275

Meet the Friendly Faces of Fernandez Honda!

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  • Adam Claiborne
    General Manager

    Adam has been with Fernandez Honda since January 2004 and the General Manager since September 2005.  He sincerely enjoys the work he does and can't see himself ever leaving such a great field of business.  Helping all of our loyal Fernandez customers and working with our wonderful team of employees is truly a pleasure for him.  Adam grew up in Houston and was in the Energy Industry before going back to business school and finding his way to Fernandez Honda.  Outside of work, he spends nearly all of his time with his fantastic son playing games or sports and just goofing off.  Adam also enjoys running, riding mountain bikes, golf and just about anything outdoors. 

  • Matt Wheeler
    Sales Manager

    Matt was born and raised in Wasilla, Alaska and has been in the car business for over 20 years. His favorite thing about his day is putting deals together and he loves making a situation work out the best for everyone involved. He takes pride in our customers having a great buying experience because that is exactly what it should be - an exciting fun time; Matt loves that everyone here strives for the same goal and that is YOU! In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 kiddos just enjoying the small stuff, listening to music, laughing, and just enjoying life.

  • Gilbert Martinez
    Sales Manager

    Gilbert is a fabulous Sales Manager and has been in the car business for the last 20 years and is our Southside fan favorite here at Fernandez. He went to South San High School located right behind our dealership and was also one of the original Sales Consultants when our dealership first opened its doors back in late 2003. His specialty is in the customization of cars and trucks which certainly helps when it comes to available options. He enjoys working hard for his customers so that they can drive away in the vehicle they want and love and his motto is "Help me help you get what you want".

  • Aaron Sanchez
    Sales Manager

     Aaron hails from Corpus Christi, Texas and has the natural ability to provide excellent customer service. He got into the automotive business after being asked to try out a position in Fernandez Honda's award winning Service department. Nearly a decade later, Aaron moved onto our Finance department and then joined our Sales Management team. He enjoys riding sport quads, working on cars in his free time, and spending time with his family. Aaron is waiting to get you into your dream car today!

  • Joy Box

    Joy came to the automotive industry in 1995, and she joined the Fernandez Honda team as Controller in April of 2010. After 17 years, she still enjoys her work and also the people she works with and for. When not working, Joy likes to exercise, or watch a good movie, and loves any chance to be with her family and friends.

  • Rachel Scoggins
    Internet/BDC Manager

    Rachel came to Fernandez Honda from a long career in the world of Credit and Finance. She enjoys the ability to interact with different departments and help implement new ideas and ways to improve; as well as helping the Internet Sales team on a daily basis. In her free time she likes playing video games, spending time with her hubby, reading as many books as possible, and spoiling her niece and nephew.

  • Josh Dambeck
    Service Manager

    While attending the University of Houston, Josh worked his way through school as an automotive technician. Over the past 20 years, he has held several positions in Fixed Operations including Technician, Shop Foreman, Parts Counterperson, Warranty Administrator, Service Advisor, and Service Manager.  The majority of this time was spent in the Asian Import market with Nissan/Infiniti.  In the 3 years prior to joining Mike Shaw Automotive, Josh was a fixed operations and process performance consultant.  He was responsible for over 50 dealerships in Texas and Puerto Rico, and used this experience to help create and manage processes designed to improve customer satisfaction, increase retention, and drive retail revenue. He brings his great experience and expertise to the Fernandez Honda team as our Service Manager and we are super happy to have him!

  • Richard Robles
    Parts Manager

    Richard has been with Fernandez Honda since March 2010. He started as an Assistant Service Manager and was promoted to Parts Manager in February 2011. He has been in the automotive industry for over 27 years and can't see himself doing any else because he truly enjoys the people he works with. On his days off he likes to spend his time with his family and his wonderful grandkids, and being outdoors either fishing or hunting. He is known around these parts for his fantastic BBQ events as it gives everyone time to enjoy our fellow employees and some great food!

  • Ralph Marsh
    Finance Director

    Ralph was born and raised in New England and moved to our great city in 2005 to stay. Ralph started off selling cars in 1999, realized how much he loved it, and has been with Honda ever since. He brings 15 years of experience to Fernandez Honda and has a true passion for building relationships with all of the wonderful customers he has had all over the United States. In his free time he enjoys being with his 8 year old daughter and his lovely wife and attending a multitude of the local events that our city has to offer. Ralph loves to save his customers both money and time with his great knowledge of Finance, so come visit him today!

  • Ron Valentin
    Finance Manager

    Ron came to us in 2010 from the Civil Engineering field and now enjoys improving Quality Control and Customer Service opportunities throughout Fernandez Honda. Since his career change he has gained experience in many different departments here and has proudly worn the titles of Sales Consultant, Service Advisor, Internet Sales Manager, and is now helping customers as a Finance Manager. He feels strongly that, no matter what department he has been a part of, the most rewarding part of every day here is the excitement of helping people get what they want. When not helping customers here at Fernandez he enjoys volunteering with his wife, helping his church within the Audio and Video department on Sundays, and spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, or playing golf.

  • Jeff Bouchard
    Finance Manager

    Jeff is another hometown hero who grew up right here in San Antonio, he graduated from Madison before going to UBA next door to Fernandez Honda. After his education years he served in "the best branch of the Armed Forces - the Marine Corps of course!", before joining the car business. In his free time he enjoying running, going to the movies, and going on date nights with his wife, Christine (awww!). Jeff joins Fernandez Honda with over 16 years of brand experience and is ready and waiting to make your buying experience a smooth and easy one. Come meet Jeff today!

  • Don Keoviva
    Finance Manager

  • Evelyn Gomez

    Evelyn has been with Fernandez Honda since the doors first opened in 2003. She loves talking to people and getting to know them so she has the perfect job! Evelyn was born in Colorado City, TX and finished her schooling in Big Spring. After graduating, she moved to Odessa, TX where she worked in sales for Sears Roebuck for 13 years before transitioning to her current home in Devine. She enjoys listening to Tejano and country music, especially her favorite - Mr. George Stait, and has been a volunteer coordinator for the Tejano Music Awards for the past 5 years. Evelyn is known for having a huge heart and loves to do volunteer work. One of the causes nearest and dearest is her committee work for non-profit organization Xani Xanadu's Rancho Bonito working to build a VFW for all of the Veterans living in Natalia so that our retired forces can have a nice place to go where they are appreciated for their service to our beautiful country.

  • Jeanne Mann
    Vehicle Exchange Specialist

    Jeanne was born right here in San Antonio and is a Judson graduate, so needless to say, she loves her city! She came to Fernandez Honda with a background in Security and worked with the Department of Homeland Security before joining us as a Sales Consultant. After quickly proving that she was a Honda girl for life, she was promoted to a new position of Customer Service Specialist and now can be found helping our Service customers learn the value of their vehicles and helping them upgrade to new ones. Jeanne is a mother of one, so her free time is spent being a great mom!

  • Melanie Mendoza
    Sales CSR

  • Daniel Alvarez
    Internet Sales Consultant

    Daniel joined the Fernandez Honda team in the first year of being open and we have enjoyed his positive attitude and contagious smile ever since October of 2004. He was born in Mexico City and worked for AeroMexico Airlines for 15 years before joining our Sales team. He has been a Concil of Sales Leadership at the Silver level for the past 5 years and his customers are some of the most satisfied Honda clients out there. He has two children, Danny and Sara and they enjoy playing outdoors, cooking and going to the movies. You will enjoy getting to know him better while he helps you into your beautiful new car!

  • Justin Salazar
    Internet Sales Consultant

    Justin has been with Fernandez Honda since the very first day we opened our doors and started as a detailer before quickly being promoted to Sales. In the last 10+ years Justin has proven that he is dedicated to his craft and taking care of his customers from the second that they reach out to start pricing on a vehicle, all the way until they are ready to trade that vehicle in and get a new one years down the road; he has truly built a solid reputation for honesty and integrity. In his free time he spends time with his young son, showing him how wonderful life can be if you work hard and stay awesome!

  • Ray Barrera
    Internet Sales Consultant

    Ray was born in San Antonio and raised in Floresville. He became part of Fernandez Honda almost 8 years ago while attending Texas A&M here in town, and saw a great opportunity in a fast growing area during our grand opening. He has loved cars for as long as he can remember so he became very knowledgeable of the car industry at an early age. Knowing pretty much everything about new and used cars has come in handy when helping his customers pick the very best car to suit them. He is known in the business as a polite and courteous automotive expert and his favorite part of each day is seeing the smile on his customer's face when he hands them the keys to their new adventure.

  • Freddy Mejia
    Internet Sales Consultant

    Freddy has always had a love for automobiles and has a degree in Auto Mechanics. He first came to the world of Honda in 1998 as a Used Car Assistant and earned a Silver level in the Council of Sales in his first year. He then made his way up to Used Car Manager in 2004 through his hard work and dedication. Freddy was born in Mexico City and raised in Southern California where he lived close to Disneyland and enjoyed many days there with his loving wife and 3 children. They moved to Texas to enjoy some fresh smog-free air and 2 of his children are now in college but Freddy's priorities remain the same - exceed your expectations!

  • Erick Solorio
    Internet Sales Consultant

    Erick has been helping people make the best choice on vehicle purchases since 1996. He enjoys getting to know his customers and treating them with the utmost honesty and dedication and his goal is to keep each of his customers for life. He believes Fernandez Honda is one of the best places to purchase a vehicle from, not only because of the quality of the Honda brand, but because of the professional team that works here and we are very happy to have him!

  • Jesse Soto
    Internet Sales Consultant

    Jesse has made plenty of career decisions in his life but feels the greatest one, hands down, would be taking a shot at his future as a Sales Consultant. He truly enjoys the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends. You may come in to Fernandez Honda as a customer but, with Jesse, you leave as family. He prides himself on customer service and an enjoyable experience and he can't wait to meet YOU!

  • Henry Perez
    Internet Sales Consultant

  • Jaime Almanza
    Sales Consultant

    Jaime came to Fernandez Honda through a recommendation by a close friend and has been with us for the past 8 years; previously he owned and operated Almanza's Meat Market. He is known for giving 101% towards his profession and loves making his customers happy. In his free time he is an avid soccer fan and enjoys not only playing, but teaching children to play the sport as well. You'll often hear him saying one of his favorite phrases, "Nothing is impossible in this life".

  • Tariq Kassam
    Sales Consultant

    Tariq's long time love for Honda and knack for the sales profession led him to his dream position here at Fernandez Honda. With his determination and the guidance of the friendly staff here he was able to earn a place of honor as Employee of the Month as well as multiple wins for Salesman of the Month. Previous to his addition to our Sales team he was in the car wash industry for over 10 years and learned that a successful interaction with customers is built on honesty, respect, and communication. Tariq loves spending his free time with his beautiful wife and two fantastic children and enjoys going to the gym and watching the Spurs win! He aspires to a full collection of all of Michael Jordan's shoes and can frequently be seen cruising town with the top down in his Honda S2000. Tariq strongly believes in three mantras: "God puts people in your path for a reason", "Family before all", and "You only live once".

  • Fabian Rodriguez
    Sales Consultant

    Fabian started as a porter with us and quickly proved that he was ready to jump into his true passion as part of the Sales team. He truly believes in his product, and has been driving Honda vehicles for many years. Being a native Texan, he is a die hard Spurs and Cowboys fan and attended Highlands High School right here in town. Fabian is always looking to continue on his path to success here at our wonderful dealership and enjoys the at-home feel of his team. In his free time he stays active by hitting the gym, playing basketball and football, and even organized our Fernandez Honda flag football team.

  • Joe Campos
    Sales Consultant

    Joe is a true Texan who graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelors of Science in Genetics degree and was part of the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity during his time there so he "bleeds Maroon". He comes to us with a life long interest in vehicles and how they work and is ready to pass that knowledge on to his customers. He draws inspiration from his family, who help him to be the best he can be every single day, and hopes that your family will also inspire you....to get into your new dream car today!

  • Brian Simpson
    Sales Consultant

  • Ruben Fuentez
    Sales Consultant

    Ruben has always loved helping people, so when he had the opportunity to join the winning Sales team here at Fernandez Honda he knew that his desire to treat people with courtesy and respect would come in handy on his way to become a Gold level Sales Consultant extraordinaire! As an avid fan of modern technology he fits in perfect with the Honda brand and with his love of the Spurs he fits in perfectly with the rest of the team here at Fernandez! When he is not here he can be found admiring and creating art inspired by our beautiful city.

  • Paul Carrion
    Sales Consultant

    Paul was born in Germany, raised in Sugar Land, TX and has spent most of his adult life in San Antonio. He has over ten years of experience in the auto and property insurance industry; he managed a local body shop and owned a franchise before joining Fernandez Honda. From an early age Paul has had a love of cars. Classic cars, sport cars, trucks, you name it; if it has wheels and a motor, it's an interest! This passion, along with his customer service expertise, makes Fernandez Honda the perfect place for Paul's knowledge; he enjoys helping people get the best deal possible so that they'll become customers for life and spread the word about the great buying experience that he can provide. In his spare time Paul enjoys spending time with his family. He's a huge sports fan and is also an avid outdoorsman and likes to hunt and fish as often as possible.

  • Rick Rodriguez
    Sales Consultant

    Rick was born and raised in Katy, TX where he owned his own pool business before discovering his true passion in the automotive industry. He has been in the field now for 15 years, starting with a Body Shop that he opened in Houston; and joined the team here because he is a people person and loves making his customers feel like family when they bring their vehicle to us. His personal motto is "Life is wonderful!" and because of his great attitude he has made himself a home here at Fernandez Honda and in the hearts of the people he helps daily. In his free time he loves being outdoors, working out, and spending time with his family.

  • Jordan Ayala
    Sales Consultant

  • Angel Preciado
    Sales Consultant

  • Jose Alvarado
    Sales Consultant

  • John Manibusan
    Sales Consultant

  • Vanessa Robles
    Service CSR

    Vanessa is a San Antonio native who acts as our fantastic Service CSR. She helps schedule appointments and checks pricing for the majority of our Service callers so she is a vital part of our dealership and chances are you've talked to her already! In her free time she loves spending time with her 3 beautiful girls and spends as much time as possible with her family, especially on Sundays when she practices her love for baking by whipping up something delicious to have for family dinner. If you need Service help, Vanessa is a great place to start!

  • Kevin Whitaker
    Service Advisor

    Kevin comes to us from McKinney, TX with a natural ability in the automotive servicing field. He got into this business after his first car became too expensive to keep up with on repairs and he resolved to learn how to do the work himself to save money. He enjoys riding sport quads, working on cars in his free time, and spending time with his family and his wife Alyssa.

  • Joey Cabello
    Service Advisor

    Joey was born and raised here in San Antonio and has been in the car business for over 12 years. His first car was a Honda Civic and he's been in love with the brand ever since, so he has been in the Honda family most of his life. Not only can he take great care of a vehicle, he enjoys modifying them and making them quite fast, so he can give some great advise to other import lovers out there. Joey likes to call Fernandez Honda his home away from home because he spends most of his time here dedicated to helping his customers and fellow employees. In his free time he loves spending time with his wife and kids, being outdoors and enjoying our beautiful city.

  • Daniel Rivera
    Service Advisor

    Daniel was born and raised in San Antonio and has been a Service Advisor for almost 10 years. He grew up working on cars with his dad and discovered he truly enjoyed it so he joined the Service field and has been doing it every day since! When he isn't here helping our Service guests he enjoys being outdoors and spending time with his wife and two children. Because he loves what he does he makes a great fit for our Service team here at Fernandez Honda, and he is ready and waiting to help you with your vehicle!

  • Joe Moralez
    Parts Specialist

    Joe was born and raised here in San Antonio and joined the team at Fernandez Honda in late 2006. He has been in the automotive industry for many years because he really enjoys what he does and we are grateful that he made his home here with us! In his spare time Joe likes to take in local events, especially live music. He is also very active in his church organization and is just a fabulous human all around. If you need parts and a GREAT experience that leaves you with a smile on your face - see Joe!

  • Javier Johnson
    Parts Specialist

    Javier was born and raised right here in San Antonio and worked for several Auto Parts stores around town before coming to work for Honda in 2003. He enjoys that fact that he can sell genuine products now with a name that is associated with quality, and he can find even the most obscure part with his skills! When he isn't here at the Fernandez Honda Parts counter he likes to be outdoors and spending time with my family. He is also known in these parts for his masterful art in arranging our storage area. Javier is ready to find that part you've been needing today!