James is a Sales Consultant at the Fremont Volkswagen store in Casper, Wyoming. We interviewed him to find out a little more. He was born and raised in Casper. He previously worked in Seattle for 11 years he has been back in Casper for around 10 years now.
What is your favorite part of the job?
James says his favorite part of the job is, “When somebody purchases that vehicle, whether it be pre-owned or new. That smile on their face, They’re happy. The delivery of the vehicle, the waking out the door with a great big smile”.
When you aren’t working, what are you doing?
“When I’m not working, in the summer, I’ll spend a lot of time at the lake or up on the mountains, or in my garden. Always with my dog though, my little jack russell”.
What is your favorite food?
“My favorite food is authentic Mexican food or authentic Italian. It’s hard to pick between the two”.
How about music. What kind of music do you like?
“My favorite music. Uh, I’m pretty well-rounded when it comes to music, but I like, live bands in a small venue. It always seems to be a much more lively atmosphere”.
What is your favorite movie?
“My favorite movie would probably have to follow my sense of humor. It would be ‘Christmas Vacation'”.
What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?
“…I like to travel on a whim, so I have left Seattle with 3 days notice to head to Brazil. It was work-related, but I just did it. I just up and went”.
What was your first car?
James replies, “My first car…was a 1978 Chevy Nova”.
If money was no object, what vehicle would you own?
‘If I could have any car, it would be a Bugatti Veyron”. Bugatti is, of course, owned by Volkswagen.
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
“I wanted to be a veterinarian, for my love of pets, and animals,” says James.
What would you say is your biggest achievement to date?
“I would say my travels, learning cultures, learning about different food. 6 other countries and 49 States I think is a pretty big deal. A lot of people don’t travel enough these days and I wish everybody had that opportunity.
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Lauren has been working in the automotive industry both in the U.K and in the U.S. for over 10 years. She has driven hundreds of vehicles, not only new cars but beaters without heaters, fast cars on fire, slow cars in snow, off-road trucks in the mucks, and old pickups with pups. She’s driven heaps of Jeeps, miles in muscle and once took her gran in a car from Japan.