Meet the Staff


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

Management

Paul Murray
Dealer Principal
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Paul Murray got his start in the family business in the late 70's, early 80's, doing different part time jobs and summer jobs while putting himself through university. At that time the GM dealership in Brandon Manitoba was the only Murray store. Paul moved to Medicine Hat in 1992 to run the present Murray Chev Cadillac as the Dealer Principal, and in August 2016 he officially opened the Murray Chrysler Strathmore store! In 2018, Paul has now taken on a second store in Okotoks!

He is partners with his three brothers, Doug in Brandon, Dan in Winnipeg and Chris in Lethbridge. Paul prides himself in being very hands on as an active engaged dealer and his office can be found off the main showroom floor, so he is easily accessible to all customers and staff. He is also very proud to have his oldest daughter Logan, as part of the Management team here. All four of his daughters played university hockey just like their dad!

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Logan Murray
Sales Manager
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Logan Murray is our Sales Manager and has been mentored by her dad, Paul Murray over the years.

"I am very proud to work for my Dad and be a part of our family's business. He has always taught me that it's the people that matter most, and I think that every member of our staff and every customer we have know that we truly care about them. It is my personal goal to have customers that are thrilled with their experience here, who are treated with respect and transparency from start to finish, and that feel a part of our family by the time they leave."

Logan loves hanging out with her 3 sisters, and her cat - whom you may see in the dealership from time to time, or on our Instagram feed!  She likes going to art museums, running, skiing and playing hockey. Logan was Alberta raised, and grew up playing hockey around the province.

She currently drives a Cherokee  and her dream vehicle is a Grand Cherokee Overland in pearl white; she is a huge Jeep fan!

Whether you are in the market for a vehicle or just want to come in for some coffee and popcorn, Logan invites everyone to visit us. She loves meeting members of the community in Okotoks and the surrounding area. 

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Vinny Singh
Parts Manager
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Jason Whitfield
Service Manager
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About Jason, 
 
Department: Service
 
Years in the Auto Industry: 20 +
 
What do you love about the automotive industry? Old school trucks
 
If you could pick one vehicle we sell here at Murray Chrysler Okotoks which would it be? New 2019 Big Horn Dually
 
What are your hobbies outside of work? Watching rodeo now , watching my nephews play  Lacrosse, horses ,old truck restoration
 
Dream Vacation? Back to Switzerland, the home of my grandfather.
 
One thing you can't live without? Steak
 
IF you could have one super power what would it be? Get younger
 
Words to live by: "Don't be afraid to shot for the moon"

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Patrick Gamblin
Sales Manager
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About Patrick,

Department: Sales

Years of experience or in the industry:  18 years in sales, 2 and a half in auto sales

Automotive industry history: Worked in finance for 5+ years- consolidation loans, car loans, mortgages ect- Over 2 years in auto sales.

What do you love about the automotive industry? New technology and manufacturers competing for best performance.

If you could pick one vehicle we sell here at Murray Okotoks to own which would it be and why? Grand Cherokee Summit- All terrain prowess, high end luxury and comfort. I own a Grand Caravan so...

What are your hobbies outside of work? Baseball and pool.

Dream vacation? Paris and Italy

What is one thing you can't live without? Salt.

If you could have one super power what would it be? Telekinesis. So fun.

What are your words to live by? Be yourself, the time is now.

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Sales

Ed Mateo
Business Manager
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Ron Richter
Business Manager
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Derek Losoncy
Sales Consultant
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Stephanie Mills
Sales Consultant
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Liam Stroud
Sales Consultant
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Tyson Thurlow
Sales Consultant
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Travis Smith
Sales Consultant
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Phil Rutherford
Sales Consultant
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Steve Rooke
Fleet Manager
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Marketing and Internet Sales

Kim Osborne
Business Development Manager
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Service

Paige Paulsen
Service Advisor
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Dan Wells
Service Advisor
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About Dan,

Department: Service

Years of experience or in the industry:  40 years

Automotive industry history: 30 years with Chrysler

What do you love about the automotive industry?The people

If you could pick one vehicle we sell here at Murray Okotoks to own which would it be and why? HEMI 1500

What are your hobbies outside of work? RVing

What is one thing you can't live without? Family

What are your words to live by?Treat people like family.

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Lacey Shepherd
Warranty Administrator
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Mel Moran
Technician
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Chris Andrews
Technician
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Kevin Jarin
Technician
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Barry Denisik
Technician
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About Barry,

Department: Service

Years of experience or in the industry: Since 2002 (16 YEARS)

Automotive industry history: 3rd year apprentice
What do I love about the automotive industry? Anything and everything pertaining to automobiles (gearhead at heart)

If I could pick one vehicle we sell here at Murray Okotoks to own which would it be and why? 3500 SRW 6.7L 6-spd Crew, short box. Because it's the most practical vehicle on the market.

What are your hobbies outside of work? My two kids, computers, soccer, hockey (playing and watching).

Dream vacation? All expenses paid "world cruise".

What is the one thing you can't live with out? COFFEE!!!

If I could have one super power what would it be? Immortality

What are your words to live by? Work smart... Not hard. Work hard,you might make it to lunch... Work smart,you make it to another day.

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Randy Abraham
Apprentice Mechanic
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Parts

Mickey Strub
Parts Advisor
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Mike Cantelon
Parts Advisor
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About Mike, 

Department:Parts

Industry Experience: 37 years

Automotive Industry History? Started as technician, moved up to store manager for many years  then looked after six stores as operations manager for 6 years then went back to managing a store for 3 years now working as parts person

Favourite part about the industry? Meeting different people daily is what I like about the job

Hobbies outside of work? Golfing

Dream Vacation? European riverboat cruise

What is one thing you can't live without? That would be my wife

Words to live by: Seize the day

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Accounting

Janie Knupp
Controller
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About Janie, 

Department: Accounting 

Years of experience in the industry: 12 years at Southridge Chrysler. 

If you could pick one vehicle we sell here at Murray Chrysler Okotoks to own which would it be and why? Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk, I own one and I love it!!

What are your hobbies outside of work? My grandkids. 

Dream Vacation?  Las Vegas! 

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Nicole Murray
Accounting Assistant
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Detail

Lexi McRae
Detailer
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Barry Forrester
Detailer
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Johnny Chung
Detailer/Shuttle Driver
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Lot

Tomi-Lyn Phillips
Lot Manager
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Administrative

Caylyn Headley
Receptionist
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Tannis Dennis
Receptionist
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