Meet the Staff of Personalized Auto LLC

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Johnathan Rivera - Sales Manager

913-353-8822 - johnathan@perautokc.com

Johnathan, a Houston native, that has been in the Johnson County area for 27 years! He went to Shawnee Mission School District, attending all the way up to Highschool graduating in 2010. A father of two girls, Johnathan strives everyday to make his family proud by giving back to the community that he holds close to his heart. Helping people's livelihoods by putting them in reliable vehicles at fair prices. He is able to talk to people, build a genuine rapport with them, and identify exactly what it is that they want from a car. Johnathan has a track record of exceeding his customer's expectations in every element of their buying experience. He always comes across as a genuine person who is able to recommend the right vehicles for his clients. Johnathan being multicultural and bilingual demonstrates that he can adjust his style to different people and situations.

Johnathan, nacido en KC y con un desempeno comprobado con 8 anos de experiencia en la industria automotriz, es un ejecutivo de ventas de automoviles determinado y motivado. El sabe establecer una relacion genuina con ellos e identificar exactamente que es lo que quieren de un carro. Johnathan tiene un historial de superacion de las expectativas de sus clientes en cada elemento de su experiencia de compra. Siempre se presenta como una persona genuina que puede recomendar los vehiculos adecuados para sus clientes. Johnathan, siendo multicultural y bilingue, demuestra que puede adaptar su estilo a diferentes personas y situaciones.

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James Byrd - President & CEO

913-766-3225 - james@perautokc.com

Personalized Auto is locally owned and operated by James Byrd.  James, a native of Washington DC, attended Oklahoma Baptist University and has made Kansas City home.  After more than 23 years in the automotive business, there's probably not much he haven't seen. With many large dealerships, the amount of expertise of many sales professionals can range from decades to weeks. It's important that you're dealing with a true professional when your money is concern. A car purchase is more likely the 2nd largest commitment you'll ever make. 

At Personalized Auto you can guarantee that you'll work with an experienced professional that can make a final decision about your deal. You'll deal directly with the owner. Over the years, James has held positions from both small and large dealerships from Sales Director, Finance Director and General Sales Manager.  


His experience at every level coupled with his passion for helping people, makes for an experience unmatched in today's auto climate. We guarantee a quick and efficient sales process. James will explain everything along the way.  We are fully transparent.  Our deals are fair and honest and we will respect you and your time. We encourage you to use the our expertise; we are here to provide the experience you want, with the saving you deserve!  Call us today at 913-766-3225 to schedule a test drive !  






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