Jamie was born in Kamloops, but soon moved to Nanaimo as a child. He enrolled at VIU to attend the Business Administrative Program. Following his schooling he began his career in the auto industry with TD Auto Finance for 3 years, then later moving to Carfinco for two years as Regional Manager. Jamie relocated to Edmonton, AB. to join the Chrysler family for a year before taking the plunge to open up his first dealership in Surrey, BC with long-time friend Tyler Atkins. With their first year being a success they made the move to a larger location in Burnaby, BC.
Tyler was born and raised in Nanaimo where he studied English and Philosophy at VIU before making his way into the auto industry. He spent his first years as a TD Auto Finance Service/Marketing Rep for auto dealers. He was soon head-hunted and brought to Edmonton for his expertise in the area. After a few years of getting his feet wet he opened up the BC Auto Centre doors with longÂtimefriend Jamie Arens. Tyler's dream car is a Pagani Huayra.
Vlad recently joined the BC Auto Centre family as a Sales Associate. Originally from Ukraine, he moved to Canada with his wife in 2013. Vlad started as a Sales Associate in 2014 and worked for two other dealerships before joining BC Auto Centre. Vlad is very goal Âoriented and strives to reach his goals. He will go out of his way to get you the most comfortable vehicle you can afford. His favourite car is a BMW 5 Series E39 body.
Steven is one of our new additions to the BC Auto Centre family. Steven is our Automotive Service Technician. He is born and raised in China, but made his way to Canada 8 years ago. Steven has his Masters in Automotive Engineering which he completed in China. While in Canada, he completed a two year program at BCIT and received the Inter-provincial Inspector Red seal Ticket. Steven is highly educated, knowledgeable and passionate about his job!