Meet our Team of Automotive Specialists
Introducing the Family Kia of St. Augustine team of experts. Our award-winning team is here to help make your visit to our dealership perfect. Whether you’re shopping for a particular vehicle or simply have a few questions about our many products and services, you can count on us to get you the answers you need. Stop by and see us today!
Was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and follows all Pittsburgh sports teams. Enjoys spending time with his wife and watching sports.
Was born in College Park, Maryland, grew up in Ft Lauderdale , Florida. Mike first became a Kia technician for Gunther Kia in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 1997. Mike lived in Daphne, Alabama for a few years and worked at Eastbay Kia before moving to the St. Augustine area in 2000. Mike is a Kia Master Technician and is one of the original Kia technician from when Family Kia opened over 15 years ago. When he is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family and working on vintage classic automobiles.
Was born in St. James , Jamaica and moved to the United States in the late 90's . Clive first lived in Rockland County, New York before moving to the Palm Coast area in 2002. Clive has been a Kia Master Technician at Family Kia for over 10 years. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and working around the house.
Was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and lived there until early 80s when he moved to Plantation, Florida. Carl has been working with Kia since 1996 when he worked at Gunther Kia in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, he then worked for Kia in Daphne, Alabama at Eastbay Kia. Carl has been in the area since 2000 when he moved here and is one of the original employees from when Family Kia opened in 2000. Carl is a huge sports fan and follows many of his home states sports teams, New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans and LSU Tigers. In his spare time he enjoys going to sporting events, spending time at car shows with his classic cars and watching his kids play baseball, football, softball and tennis .
I have been in the car business for over 20 years and have sold several brands.
I have been with Kia for 8 years and consider Kia one of the best quality vehicles I have ever owned. In fact, I have owned three new Kia Optima’s in the last 6 years.
Family Kia is a family owned business and does business the old fashion way by treating their customers honestly. Family Kia has hundreds of repeat customers and has won many top Kia awards.
My name is Teofilo Quinones, Jr., better known as Teddy Q., Ted Q. or just plain Q. My parents are from the Dominican Republic and relocated to Bridgeport, Connecticut where I was born and raised. I am bilingual, fluent in Spanish and English. I moved to Jacksonville, Florida in the early 90’s where I met the love of my life. We have been married for over 28 years and we have 2 beautiful children, Zackary and Ivy. One of the most shocking things about my children is that they are 20 years apart. Yes, I said 20 years! My son just finished nursing school and my daughter is in first grade. I am a devoted family man.
I have been in sales since I was a young boy. I started out by buying jewelry while on vacation in the Dominican Republic with my family and I would bring it back to the states to sell. I love to sell, so it was just natural, after my enlistment in the Navy, that I would join the auto industry where I could fulfill my personal passion. Over the years, I worked for various dealerships and have been successful but there was always something missing. It wasn’t until 3 years ago when I found Family Kia of St. Augustine that I knew I found my home away from home. There is just something about this family owned business that brings me back to my childhood.
In saying that, Family Kia of St. Augustine allows me the ability to establish a rapport with a wide range of people from all types of social backgrounds and provides me with the tools to meet their individual needs. The management team is by far the best at supporting me in meeting the unique individual needs of each customer. All customers that come into Family Kia of St. Augustine are treated politely and professionally, which is the way that I like to do business as far back as when I was a child. I now again feel like I can take pride in my work and take pride in what I do.
Born in Evansville, Indiana Started in the auto industry in 1995 at Buddy Hutchinson Honda-Mazda for 6 years,then to Parker Nissan for 7 years. I have been at Family Kia of St. Augustine since August 10, 2010 in Sales/Leasing. I was crowned Queen of the Lions Club in 1974. I received 1st Place in the Best of St. Augustine in 1997 and 2nd Place in 2015-2016. 8 years of Certificate of Achievement from Kia Motors. I was voted Mother of the Year at FOE 4256 in 2016 for community volunteer and promoting goodness and well-being. Contributions to Wounded Warrior Projects, Jimmy Durante Christmas for Children, Cancer Society, Leukemia Foundation and many more. I have 3 children and 3 grandchildren, whom I love and cherish. I thank them every day for putting up with the long hours and dedication that I have to Family Kia to provide the things that they deserve. I have hundreds of repeat customers that keep coming back to Family Kia for the honesty and great service that they get from Family Kia. Many more to come! Last Christmas I sent over 1250 cards to my customers. I also always send Thank You cards and Birthday cards. They are the reason that I am still here at Family Kia.I enjoy working for Family Kia due to its management and staff. They DO TREAT YOU LIKE FAMILY!! It is a very family-oriented successful business. I plan on being here another 10 years as long as they will have my little happy feet working for them! Ha ha!
One of the top 50 Kia Salespeople in the United States.
In the car business for 30 years. Both in management and sales.
Tell the Truth
Do what you say you will do
Do the right thing
Enjoy working for an honest family that cares about the customer and the community.
Steve is originally from Warren, Ohio and moved to St. Augustine in 1989. Steve is a twin and his brother is in the auto business as well. Steve has worked at Family Kia since 2007 in the parts department. He is a huge Steelers fan and enjoys all types of motor vehicle activities including cars, boats, and jet skis. One of Steve's prized possession's is his supercharged 600+ horse power Ford Mustang.
Was born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana. He moved to the Hastings, Florida area in 2010. He is a big sports fan and follows hockey, baseball, UFC and basketball. Enjoys working on his 79 Trans am in his spare time.