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Mike Schmitz
Owner / Dealer Principle
(334) 794-6716

In the automotive industry since 1978, Mike Schmitz owns the Hyundai, Mazda, and Mercedes-Benz franchises as Mike Schmitz Automotive Group in Dothan.  All of the Schmitz dealerships have won numerous factory awards for sales and customer satisfaction, having sold as many as 3,000 new and used vehicles annually. In 2008, Mike Schmitz was Alabama's recipient of what is considered the auto industry's most prestigious retail honor, the TIME Quality Dealer Award.  Mercedes-Benz of Dothan received the Best of the Best Dealership Recognition Award from Mercedes-Benz.  This is the top award a Mercedes-Benz dealership can receive.

Paul Padgett
Owner / General Manager
(334) 794-6716



Nick Harris
General Sales Manager
(334) 794-6716 x 136

Brandi Williams
Sales Manager
334-794-6716 x 129

David Adams
Business Manager
334-794-6716 x 134

Adam Tindell
Star Certified Client Advisor/ Product Concierge
(334) 794-6716 x 126

Start Date: 2012-04-25

Adam Tindell has been with Mercedes-Benz of Dothan for 6 years now and has been awarded Best Car Salesman of the Wiregrass for 4 years in a row. When he's not providing clients with an exceptional car buying experience he enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, and his 2 daughters.

Brigitta Coker
E-Commerce Director/Certified Client Advisor
334-794-6716 x 155

Teresa Walker
Certified Client Advisor

Howard Bruce
Product Concierge
(334) 794-6716 x 132

Retired Baltimore Police Officer Howard Bruce started with Mercedes-Benz of Dothan in the service department. His exceptional rapport with our clients made him a perfect candidate for his current role as our Product Concierge. After the sale, Howard provides a unique customer experience found no where else in the Wiregrass area where he familiarizes our clients with their new vehicle in a first class setting. We believe that adding new clients to the Mercedes-Benz of Dothan family should be a celebration, and Howard's Champagne delivery is sure to make you feel at home.



Steve Phillips
Service Manager
(334) 794-6716 x 139

Brooke Phillips Grantham
Service Advisor
334-794-6716 x 141

John Wesley
Customer Delivery Specialist
(334) 794-6716

Shawn Mitchell
Shop Foreman
(334) 794-6716

Chad Wheelock
Diagnostic Technician
(334) 794-6716

Jeff Jackson
Diagnostic Technician



Corey Starling
Parts Manager
(334) 794-6716 x 142

James Webb
Parts Specialist
334-794-6716 x 138



Dana Taylor
Chief Financial Officer
(334) 794-6716 x 147

Tina Bice
Office Manager
(334) 794-6716 x 150

Tina started with our company 21 years ago, fresh out of high school.  She started out answering the phones and worked her way up in the company performing every job in the accounting office.  She is Master Certified by Mercedes-Benz.

Tina enjoys working in her yard, fishing and spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandbabies.  She also loves to cook, which benefits us because she often brings food to work for everyone.

Wanda Stewart
I.T. Specialist / Warranty Administrator
(334) 793-1034

Wanda has 16 years experience with our company and is Star Certified by Mercedes-Benz, as well as being certified by Hyundai and Mazda with our sister dealerships.

Wanda is married to Dennis Stewart who also works with us.  Together, Wanda and Dennis have 8 children, 17 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild.  When they are not at work or with their family, Wanda and Dennis will likely be on the water somewhere fishing.

Wanda is currently working with the development of the first public park in their hometown of Black.

Dennis Stewart
Facilities Manager
(334) 794-6716

Dennis is responsible for the daily operation of all the facilities in the Mike Schmitz Automotive group, four dealerships and the body shop.

He is married to Wanda Stewart, who also works with us, and together they have 8 children, 17 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.  When not working or spending time with his family, Dennis enjoys fishing and farming. He donates the extra food he catches and grows to help others.

LaTara Henderson
Accounts Payable



LeighAnna Holloway
Executive Assistant/ Rental Manager
(334) 794-6716 x 137