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Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Ahmed Orfi
    Assistant General Manager

    aorfi@gain-vi.ca

    I came all the way from Egypt to complete a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), I enjoyed travelling and doing business in different countries over the globe which enabled me to carry a diverse multicultural experience. In 2011, I added a Masters degree to my engineering and marketing degrees which enables me to deliver the best choice of products to customers. Outside work, I contribute to the local community of Nanaimo by voluntarily teaching judo for kids and adults at the Nanaimo judo club. Stop by for an outstanding experience at Audi Nanaimo Today! 

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  • Adams Obakpee
    Assistant Sales Manager

    aobakpee@audinanaimo.com

    Originally from Kitimat BC.  I moved to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island in 2008 to play football and never left. I got my start in the Automotive industry in 2013 with the Harris Auto Group at Harris Mazda in Nanaimo and after 5 years I've made the move to join Audi Nanaimo's Management team! I've had a love for vehicles since a young age, and I let that passion flow into my work. When you deal with me expect clear, honest and transparent service. I have a strong belief in the phrase "Treat others how you want to be treated"  Stop by our beautiful dealership today for en espresso, cookie, and we can talk cars!

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  • Catherine Mann
    Fixed Operations Manager

    cmann@audinanaimo.com

    First and foremost, I would just like to say I am exceptionally excited and honored to be representing a world class brand such as Audi and what better place to do so than from Nanaimo BC. I originate from Middlesbrough in the North East of England and made my way to Canada in 2012. I have an extensive background in management and customer relations as well as business ownership. My passion for fixing things and helping people stems from my education in psychology. Beyond all things, I am looking forward to working with and alongside our clientele to ensure myself and my team are providing the best experience and care for you and your vehicles.

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  • Graeme Wallace
    Parts Advisor

    parts1@audinanaimo.com


    I have lived on Vancouver Island since June 2016 and, as a transplant from Vancouver, I love it here.I am fairly new to the automotive environment but have spent many years in both aviation and marine parts supply. As a confirmed gear head, I love cars, and when the opportunity to work for the GAIN group, and more specifically, Audi, one of the top tier German brand arose, I jumped at it. I am here to help, and am looking forward to assisting with any parts questions you may have. See you at Audi!!!


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  • David McCormick
    Service Advisor

    david.mccormick@audinanaimo.com

    I'm excited to now be working with Audi Nanaimo as a service advisor, combining my customer service skills with my knowledge and love of German automobiles. I look forward to helping keep your dream car in top shape, ready for pleasure or business in style

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  • Tufan Zaim
    Product Consultant

    tufan.zaim@audinanaimo.com

    I travelled to Nanaimo from Turkey to pursue the culinary arts. After a successful career run in that industry, I realized that I wanted to follow a different path. Since I was a child, I have always had a true passion for automobiles. It is like a dream come true to represent the cutting edge Audi brand. Stop by and say hello so I can show you all of the high quality vehicles. I will be more than happy to take you out for an exhilarating test drive!


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  • Nick Smith
    Technician


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  • Andrea Backman
    Warranty Administrator

    abackman@gain-vi.ca

    Born and mostly raised in Nanaimo, I returned with my family to Vancouver Island in 2016 after spending many years working in office administration in Northern BC. I am honoured to be a part of the wonderful team here at GAIN where customer service and attention to detail are the top priorities. Around the office, you will find me behind the paperwork but outside of the office, you will find me and my family enjoying life on this incredible island we call home.

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  • Kelsey Merrick
    Warranty Administrator

    kelsey.merrick@gain-vi.ca

    Originally from Abbotsford B.C., I moved to the Island in 2016 and have been loving living here ever since. I have backgrounds in administration, hospitality, and even teaching dance. As this is my first position in the automotive industry, I have already had the opportunity to learn so much. In combination with my past experience, all of the outstanding support I receive from everyone here at GAIN will assist me in providing a great customer experience.

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  • Bailey Neil
    Sales Administrator/Receptionist

    admin@audinanaimo.com


    Born and raised island girl, I have moved away throughout the years but I always miss the island life. With 8 years of experience as a receptionist and numerous achievements over the course of my career, I am confident that my skills and experience will make working for the GAIN Group extremely successful. I am looking forward to working in this role to bring excellent customer service and be the friendly face you see first. In my free time I spend my weekends either barrel racing my horse or sword fighting with my local medieval group. I strive for the best in all my adventures from work to my sports. I look forward to growing with the company in the years to come.


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Interested in joining our team?

Audi Nanaimo, as a division of the GAIN Group, is looking for people that understand service, dedication, loyalty and performance. We are truly looking for the best people Vancouver Island has to offer. Learn more