Meet the Staff of CIA Autoplex

Cliff Awabdy - President


Cliff started out in the automotive industry in 2003. He started as a salesperson and worked his way up the the ranks. He held positions as Finance Manager, Internet Manager and Used Car Manager. Cliff was driven to create a personalized sales experience with a no-pressure and transparent approach to the customer’s needs. In 2007, Cliff founded CIA Autoplex with his core principle: success is not achieved through high-volume sales, but only by earning and keeping the trust of every customer. Cliff employs a “listen-deliver-stand behind” method of earning a customer’s trust. With each customer, we earn that trust by listening to his/her unique and specific needs. We build on that initial trust by delivering unparalleled service based upon the customer’s needs. Cliff personally networks at auctions throughout the Deep South to ensure that the CIA Autoplex vehicle inventory is unmatched by any competitor. Finally, we retain the customer’s trust by standing behind all the vehicles that we offer. CIA Autoplex utilizes a multi-tiered quality control protocol to ensure that every vehicle exceeds all standards of cleanliness, performance, safety, and reliability. A lifelong resident of the Jackson area and devoted family man, Cliff understands that the customer’s friends and loved ones will be riding in every vehicle he sells. He and the staff of CIA Autoplex are dedicated to retaining that level of trust every day.

Jared Jerrolds - General Manager - Brandon Location

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Jared was trained by the president of CIA, Cliff Awabdy, and offers the company standard in auto sales which is to provide our customers with an extraordinary car buying experience while maintaining top notch integrity and honesty. As a young and ambitious salesman Jared brings an honest and friendly appeal to the industry with a can do attitude. He is able to assist customers with a start to finish approach so that all customers are given the most attention possible. With fair market values, competitive financing and a proven product the GM of CIA Autoplex is equipped to structure solid deals with great customer satisfaction!

Hunter Gardner - Inventory Manager - Madison Location

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Hunter is one of our veteran salesman and has been a key figure to our well rounded staff at CIA Autoplex. He believes honesty, integrity, hard work, and having a customer minded approach to be the back bone of being a successful sales professional. Hunter started working at CIA Autoplex in September of 2015 and has played a vital role in the growth of our business acting on the same principles that make CIA Autoplex's experience differ from others. He has assisted in the expansion of our online presence due to his knowledge and experience with new technologies and social media. We are very happy to have him on board and to see his continued growth. He has had the opportunity to learn everything from the ground up and grow along with the company.

Michael Willridge - Finance Manager - Madison Location

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Michael joined the CIA team in March of 2017. He brings nearly 20 years of experience in the industry to an already great team. His ability to assist customers in every aspect of the buying experience from vehicle selection,  providing financing options, to service after the sale and beyond complements CIA's customer first focus. 

Josh Johnson - Dealsman - Madison Location

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Josh Johnson, native of Brandon, MS, has 15 years of automotive experience. He is a knowledgeable, funny, friendly person, which makes him an exceptional choice to be your salesman! Josh has a teenage son that he enjoys spending time with. He also enjoys Frisbee golf, Saints football, and Fantasy sports. Come on by and see him today, for the best car-buying experience that you've ever had!

Terry Schenck - Finance Manager - Brandon Location

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I started in the car business in 1995. Over the years I have worked at several dealerships and have been in sales and management. I permanently moved to Brandon, Mississippi from Largo, Florida. I meet my wife in 2005 and we were married in the Philippines. We have 2 Children a boy named Andrew and a girl named Ella. We are active in our Church. My son and daughter are involved in Bible quizzing. Now I am starting a new adventure at CIA Autoplex. If you are planning on buying a Used vehicle I want you to give me a chance to help. No matter where I am I want to be the person you think of when buying a vehicle.

Memory McAlpin - Sales Professional - Brandon Location

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Memory recently moved back to her hometown from Texas. There she started her career in the Automotive industry 6 years ago. She started out in Internet Sales and worked her way up the ladder into finance a few years later. She moved back to Brandon to be with family and joined our team in May 2018. Her hobbies include playing to the guitar, sudoku, and puzzles. Come see Memory for a low pressure, honest, and easy car buying experience.

Teddy McRaney - Sales Professional - Brandon Location

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Teddy McRaney, a Jackson native who currently lives in Terry, joined CIA Autoplex in June of 2018. He has 2 years of automotive sales experience with a background in the oil and gas industry. His hobbies include watching sports, attending sporting events and spends a good amount of his free time on a tractor cutting grass. Come see Teddy and let him put his knowledge of vehicles to work for you.

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