Braby Motors Staff Directory

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  • Derrick Braby
    Dealer Principal

    Derrick is the 2nd generation Braby to move into the auto industry in Salmon Arm. He joined the company in 1979 after completing his B.Com and a 3 year career with Touche Ross. Derrick has been happily married to Debbie for 36 years and has 2 grown daughters, and recently his very first grandchild. His interests include travel, boating, reading, yoga, Golf and of course the Auto Industry. He has been an active member of the community and has worked in many volunteer positions including Rotary, Chamber Of Commerce, Shuswap Hospital Board, Salmon Arm Music Festival and numerous Ad-Hock Committees. "I am very proud of our team at Braby Motors and can promise you will not be disappointed when you choose to do business with us!"

  • Mike Braby
    Dealer Principal

    Mike is the other brother in the Braby Motors partnership. In his younger years he has worked in all departments including Detail, Parts, and Service. Almost his entire adult working career has been in the sales and management of Braby Motors. Mike is married to Wendy and has two grown children, Chelsea and Justin. Justin has recently joined the company (see bio) making Braby Motors a third generation dealership. Mike and his family love the Shuswap and all the recreation that it has to offer. In Mike's words " we look forward to serving our customers with great product for many more generations".

  • Chris Davis
    General Manager

    Chris joined the Braby Team in 2006 as a salesman and became Sales Manager in 2009. Chris is another local boy who has grown up and worked in another established family business before choosing the auto industry. Chris is passionate about his career and hopes to one day become a dealer. Chris is happily married to Chrisi and they have 2 lovely daughters. Chris is an avid water skier but he enjoys anything that can be done on the water. In addition to this past time he snow and cross-country skis, enjoys working out and playing hockey. Chris is very active in the Day Break Rotary Club (currently Vice President) in addition to his hectic position at Braby's. He is very proud of his sales team and very grateful for his opportunity to be working with the Braby's.

  • Ted Boyd
    General Sales Manager

    Ted joined the Braby's sales team as the General Sales Manager in early 2015. Ted has years of experience in the car business as a GM, Finance Manager and Sales. When Ted is not at the Dealership he enjoys riding his Harley and boating on Shuswap Lake with his family.

  • Justin Braby
    Sales Manager

    Justin is the 3rd generation of Braby's to serve the community through his involvement at Braby Motors. Justin has his Bachelor Of Commerce and spent a year at another dealership before joining his Dad and Uncle at the dealership. He currently is the Used Car & Internet Manager at Braby's. He loves all aspects of the business. Not surprising as he grew up immersed in the industry from an early time in his life. Grandpa Ernie (The Company Founder) stressed the importance of hard work, integrity and commitment to community. Justin has many interests including Snowmobiling, Quading, Wakeboarding, Snowboarding and hanging out with friends and family.

  • Brent Ross
    Internet Sales Manager

    Brent has lived in Salmon Arm since 1996.  He previously owned Futurity Wireless Inc. (Bell) in Salmon Arm and was in the wireless industry 14 years.  Brent is married to his wife Chris and together they have four children. Brent welcomes all his former customers, friends and family to drop by and see the latest Dodge, Jeep and Chrysler Products at Braby Motors.


  • Don White
    Sales Consultant

    Don joined the Braby Team in 1991 and has enjoyed his many years of loyal and professional service to his many clients and the company. As Don has always stated "this is a fit that works for all". Don has been married happily to Carol for 46 years and has 2 grown children, as well as 2 grandchildren. Don is an active member of his church and has held a number of volunteer positions. Don also enjoys cooking, reading, learning and has enjoyed every bit of the auto industry and the people he works with.

  • Warren Inskip
    Sales Consultant

    Warren has been at Braby's for 4 years. He was born & raised in Salmon Arm. His parents have an established successful business here as well so he knows about long hours of work and the importance of "Customer Service". He is a graduate of the University Of Victoria. He enjoys Golf (he did a stint as a golf instructor), Playing Hockey, Snowboarding, Hiking & Off Roading. "I personally pledge to work my hardest to find you the right vehicle, New or Used, any make or model and allow my customers to really enjoy the buying process!"

  • Mickey Sims
    Sales Consultant

    Mickey joined the Braby sales team 2 years ago after a fruitful career with the sheriffs department. During his time with government he was a active trainer developing additional skills in mentoring and coaching as well as effective time management. He enjoys numerous sports where he is able to share his many skills. He became a welter weight champion @ Age 60. His favorite saying is "living the dream" which shows when aiding clients in their search for transportation. In his spare time he loves reading inspirational and motivational books but spends a lot of time mentoring and befriending anyone in need.

  • Christine Ellis
    Sales Consultant / Junior Finance Manager

    Christine has been with Braby Motors since 2015 as a sales consultant. She has Recently taken on more responsibility by adding to her roll as a junior Finance Manager. She comes from years of automotive customer service in the insurance industry working as a mobile road agent for a local insurance company. Having grown up in Salmon Arm when she's not at the dealership she enjoys spending her time at the lake as well as quality family time with her son , Sawyer. She prides herself on her customer service with the ultimate goal of providing a relaxed and comfortable buying experience for her customers. She looks forward to helping you with all of your vehicle and finance needs!

  • Mallory Sisson
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Mallory Sisson is a new member of the Braby Motors sales team. She has a background in marketing and started working at Braby Motors as the business development coordinator and has since moved into  sales. Mallory enjoys spending her time with friends, family and fiancé Mike.   When not at the office you can find her either at the gym or at the rink playing ringette.  Drop by today to say hello to our newest team member.

  • Lisa Honcoop
    Financial Services Manager

    Lisa joined the Braby Team 30 years ago in the financial service office. Her love of the company and the industry has allowed her to experience numerous aspects of the industry and dealership positions. She is happily married to Ben (Ben's Towing), has 2 grown daughters and 5 grand children that are her primary source of pleasure. Lisa also loves to travel, the lake & the slots. She takes great pride in giving ALL Braby clients exceptional service and is often called upon to give life advice.

  • Brenda Andreas
    Financial Services Manager

    Brenda has been with Braby's since 2011. Prior to joining the Braby's team, Brenda was a financial Service Manager at a large dealership in Calgary. Brenda and her husband Curtis moved to Blind Bay for the phenomenal lifestyle. They both love boating, their 2 dogs (Jake & Elwood known as the blues brothers) and their two grandchildren who still live in Calgary.

  • Taylor Ambler

    Taylor joined the Braby's team as the receptionist in early 2015. She now works in the Administration / Accounting Department. Taylor grew up in Salmon arm and attended college here in town. When not at work she enjoys playing soccer, snowmobiling and spending time on the lake.  

  • Cheryl Campbell

    Cheryl has been with the dealership for over 19 years. She started as a part time receptionist on Saturdays and is now Braby's Controller / Office Manager. When not at work, Cheryl enjoys camping and fishing with friends and family. She also plays softball and works out at our local Crossfit box.

  • Brandon Payne
    Service Manager

    Brandon has been with Braby Motors since 2013 and is now our Service Manager. His position has given him no shortage of variety. The best part of working at Braby Motors is working with our customers and our staff. He and his wife moved to Salmon Arm in 2007 and have since decided to make Salmon Arm their long term home. Brandon says, "We love the community and all that the area has to offer. Most of my spare time is spent outdoors, at the lake, on the ski slopes or spending time with my wife and  2 daughters." He also feels very fortunate to be apart of the Salmon Arm Fire Department since 2007.

  • Sally Eden
    Warranty Administrator

    Sally is new to the Braby's team as our Warranty Administrator. Sally is happily married, she has 1 Son & 1 daughter and 4 step sons. When she isn't able to spend time with them, her and her husband Bruce enjoy boating & camping on the beautiful Shuswap Lake. She considers herself very lucky to be able to live & work in such a wonderful community.

  • Ken Kuchta
    Parts Manager

    Ken is a local boy who joined the Braby Team just before Derrick in 1979 as a Parts Technician. Within 3 years he became the Manager and has been in this position since. Ken was part of the team that helped design the building we enjoy now as well as overseeing the merge of Mike's Auto Sales with Braby many years ago. Ken is happily married to Wendy and they have 5 grown children and 6 grandchildren between them. In addition to visiting his spread of family Ken enjoys many sports (both watching and playing). Ken is very devoted to Wendy and they spend a lot of their free time together on drives as often as Wendy's health will allow.

  • Tom Hyldig
    Service Advisor

    Tom has been a part of the Braby Motors family since 2014 and is thrilled to be included as part of the Service team here. Tom is happily married and has three wonderful kids. Tom and his family moved to Salmon Arm in 2014, just days after their youngest daughter was born and they have called the Shuswap home ever since. Tom is a huge Mopar fan and when time permits he enjoys rebuilding and restoring his fleet of classic Mopar Muscle. He invites past and present customers and friends down to his counter to talk shop and discuss everything Mopar.

  • Matt Basmajian
    Service Writer

    Matt recently joined the Braby's team after managing Mobil 1 Lube Express in Kamloops. He brings years of experience as a heavy equipment technician. In his free time he enjoys racing cars, fishing and boating. He originates from Toronto and has lived in the west coast for 4 years now. He looks forward to assisting customers with their service needs!

  • Aaron Stevens
    Parts Representative

    Aaron has been with Braby's since 1997 where he started out as the lot boy. After proving himself to be capable of hard work he moved into our parts department as a Parts Technician.

  • Layne Letourneau
    Parts Representative

    Layne goes a way back in the Braby archives as he did his apprentice mechanic training when Ernie was still involved. He has been an avid Dodge guy all his life and was happy to rejoin the Braby team as a parts technician. Layne is married and has two sons who are also Dodge junkies.

  • Amber Trottier
    Tower Operator

    Amber came to the Braby's team over a year ago where she is the Tower operator in charge of supplying the work to each technician. She has over 3 years of service experience and training. Outside work she loves spending time with her daughter playing outside and playing with their pets.

  • Lee English
    Service Technician

    He has been a lifetime member of Salmon Arm and has worked for Braby Motors for 29 years. He started out as a Lot boy and worked his way up as an apprentice and Certified Chrysler Technician. In his off time he enjoys Gardening and exploring the outdoors with his dog.

  • Herb Heide
    Service Technician

    Herb and his wife moved here to the Shuswap to raise their kids, he's worked at Braby Motors for about 10 years as a automotive tech and has been in the trade for about 20 years.

  • Ryan Gray
    Service Technician

    Ryan has recently returned to the Braby's team, he was a technician back in 2004-2008. Ryan brings 17 years as a Journeyman Technician in the automotive industry. When not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 kids.

  • Garrett Paul

    Garrett has recently joined the Braby's Service team a couple months after relocating from another dealership to Salmon Arm to complete Year 3 of his apprentice program. He got into the trade shortly after high school, influenced by his dads muscle car projects. Garrett is looking forward to a long career here with Braby Motors and the local community. He loves the "family" feeling at the dealership and the extra responsibilities he is being given. In his spare time away from the dealership he enjoys 4x4ing with his pick up and hunting & Fishing during the warmer seasons.

  • Cam LaBoyne
    Detail Department

    Cam has been with Braby motors since 2010 and is our Detail department manager. He is very passionate about reconditioning vehicles and puts in the extra effort to make sure that the right processes and products are used to make our vehicles clean and protected. Cam's detailing experience, thorough knowledge of the products and pride for his work keeps our detailing department constantly moving forward and continually improving. If you have any detailing questions or would like a quote please stop by the shop or email when not working Cam enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children!

  • Troy Prevost
    Detail department

    Troy started out in our customer service department cleaning the shop and clients vehicles and is now one of our full time detailers.  When he is not busy working, troy loves to camp with his family. Troy is willing to be a designated drive for any events that occur after hours.

  • Mark Lybeck

    Mark joined the Braby Motors team in June of 2017. He brings 20 years of vehicle reconditioning experience with him. Mark, his wife and three boys live in Salmon Arm. His favorite past time is fishing. Mark is always ready and willing to meet new customers and provide quality work with total satisfaction