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Sean Willis
General Manager

LeNorris Underwood
Finance Manager

I have been in the car business for 9 years, with multiple brand experience. I joined the Jim Burke family in July 2019, in our Subaru store, where I currently serve as the Finance Manager!



Sam Stewart
Sales and Leasing Consultant
(205) 278-4972

Of all of our salespeople, Sam has spent the most time at Jim Burke. He has over twenty years with us since starting in the late 1960s. In that time, Sam has been a used car manager, sales manager, and fleet manager, so he definitely knows his way around the business. His entire working life has been in the automotive industry, but when he finds free time, he enjoys cooking and riding motorcycles.

Tekita Hartley
Sales and Leasing Consultant
(205) 278-4870

Skip Luck
Ssales and Leasing Consultant

James Claborn
Sales and Leasing Consultant

I am James Claborn. I joined Jim Burke in 2019, and quickly became the top salesperson. In the month of February, I was our "Rainmaker", which is the salesperson with the most sales overall.

I started out as a waiter in the restaurant business, and I then went on to own two of our local Big Bad Breakfast locations. In my pass time, I enjoy riding my motorcycle. 

Come see us, you won't regret it!

Cherita McCants
Sales Greeter

I started started working with Jim Burke in March 2019, and I have been in the car business for 4 years. My hobbies include being at the and hanging out with friends. Come see us here at Subaru.

Lee Copeland
Sales and Leasing Consultant

I have worked with Jim Burke for 3 and a half years, and I've been in the car business for 3 and a half years. My hobbies include fishing and spending time with my seven kids, two boys and five girls.



Ron Toelken
Service Director
(205) 278-5960

Tom Shults
(205) 278-5908

Tom came to Birmingham from Tuscumbia, Alabama. Early on Tom had a variety of different jobs including food service and janitorial positions before finally settling in the automotive service industry. He has been with Jim Burke Subaru and a Subaru Master Technician for over 25 year and is now one of our lead Subaru service technicians. His attention to detail and diagnostic skills are second to none!  

Danny Parker
Shop Manager

Eddie Hicks
Service Advisor
(205) 278-5984

Eddie is one of our service advisers, making him an integral part of getting you in and out of the service lane fully satisfied. Having worked for Jim Burke Subaru for over five years, Eddie Hicks began in March of 1995 while still in high school. When he's not at work, he spends time with his family.

Brian Christopher
Service Consultant

Jordan Cook
Service Advisor
(205) 278-5955

Our service adviser, Jordan Cook is a Birmingham native. He's only been with us for a few months, but it an important part of our service department team. Prior to working in the automotive industry, he worked in a warehouse. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, especially his daughter.

Bobby Box
Service Assistant

Originally hailing from Kenner, Louisiana, Bobby has worked for Jim Burke Automotive since 1974. He is a jack of all trades around here. You name it, he can do it. Spending his whole working life in this business, he has previously been a lot manager, worked in detail as well as tires and accessories. When he's not at work, he is training and showing English bulldogs, or spending time with his beautiful wife Stephanie and step-son Phillip.



Jon Whiten
Parts Director

Joe Tatum
Parts Sales
(205) 278-5927

Joe has been working here at Jim Burke in the parts department for over nineteen years, ever since high school! If you need a Subaru part, he's the person to see. He grew up in Hialeah, Florida, and in his spare time, enjoys church activities, playing golf, making woodcraft projects, and working on his house.

Phillip Defreese
Parts Advisor