Meet our Staff

Cherry Creek Automotive is proud of our team! We love what we do. A team that understands the importance of placing client's priorities at the top. Our entire staff puts fun and excitement into the car buying process. Everyone here is dedicated to "Improving Car Buying One Client at a Time!"

Justin Franks

Owner

Justin has been in the automotive industry over 30 years. He loves helping people find the perfect car. In addition to working on his business, he still loves assisting his wonderful group of clients. Even after 30 plus years, he is still excited to come to work everyday and build excitement at the company. Outside of work, he loves spending time with his wife Mindy and four wonderful children.

Luis Moreno

Sales Consultant

Luis is young and energetic, always smiling and laughing! His customers always compliment us on his manners and customer service! He started his career in the automobile business here at Cherry Creek Automotive. He is from Colombia and fluent in Spanish. After completing high school at Cherry Creek in Englewood, he worked preparing taxes and then pursued the car business to have fun and help people. He loves to ski and enjoy the Colorado outdoors.

Geoff Butler

Sales Consultant

Geoff and his family moved to Colorado from Illinois where he played college basketball. After many years in money management, he felt like the car business was a great fit for his likable personality. He started his automotive career here at Cherry Creek Automotive and is loving it! He delivers tremendous client experiences as he works hard at learning his craft. After work, he enjoys his wife and two young children and exploring all that Colorado has to offer.

Shad Smith

Sales Consultant/Auto Broker

Shad recently joined our team at Cherry Creek Automotive and has proven to meet our expectations in client service. He brings over 20 years of auto industry experience, holding various upper level management positions in Denver and the greater Salt Lake City area. He will assist in helping you find the perfect vehicle! Outside of work, he enjoys attending sports games such as our Colorado Rockies and Colorado Avalanche.

Karen Dunn

Office Manager

We are lucky to have someone as skilled as Karen running our office! She processes all the deals and title work. She holds everyone accountable to accurate paperwork. With many years in the business, she is always helpful when it comes to a quick title or registration question. Outside of work, she enjoys her two boys, working on her home and sampling craft brews! She even brings us all homemade pickles too!

Deric Harrell

Lot Technician

Deric comes from Texas where he has helped dealerships manage their inventory and reconditioning for many years. He helps to keep our facility clean, vehicles ready to go, and brings a smile to work everyday!

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