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Jake Thomas

Distributor Principal

Jake was born and raised in Kitchener-Waterloo and has worked in the automotive industry his entire adult life. After starting in the cleanup department as a teenager he graduated from the Automotive Marketing Program at Georgian College and eventually worked his way up to opening Schlueter Hyundai in Waterloo as the General Manager. Now he is proud and excited to be heading up the team bringing the Genesis brand to Kitchener-Waterloo. When not in the dealership he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids in the outdoors, particularly on the water fishing.

Kelly Schlueter


Kelly has grown up in the automotive industry and is the third-generation of her family to be in the business. Born and raised in Waterloo, Kelly earned a BA from Queen’s University and a Diploma in Public Relations from Humber College. Having worked in car dealerships for over 20 years Kelly is looking forward to bringing her extensive knowledge of the industry to Genesis Kitchener-Waterloo. Outside of work Kelly is an avid reader and loves spending time with her husband, kids and puppy.

Dave Barnes

Genesis Experience Manager

Dave Barnes is a native of Kitchener-Waterloo, having watched it grow and change over the years. A member of the Schlueter Hyundai team for 12 years, Dave has taken on a variety of roles over that time, including Sales, Business Manager and Service Advisor. He is excited to bring this breadth of experience and knowledge to Genesis KW and knows it will help him to deliver the very best experience to our Genesis clients.

Nick Mehta

Genesis Experience Manager

Nick was born and raised in India and completed his MBA from NDSU, USA before following his passion for cars into the automotive industry. When not at work he likes to spend time with his wife, hike in the nature and explore his love for travelling.

Shantal Makowka

Genesis Experience Manager

Shantal grew up in the GTA and after finishing her studies at UWO moved to settle down in Kitchener-Waterloo. Having been in the customer service and hospitality industry her entire professional life she is excited to put those skills to good use as a Genesis Experience Manager. Outside of work Shantal can often be found enjoying the outdoors, preferably at the beach or or lakeside. She is also passionate about literature, fitness and sports and the Toronto Raptors.

Genesis Kitchener-Waterloo

625 Davenport Road
Waterloo, ON
N2V 2G2
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We always explore ways to bring our brand into customer’s lives in a harmonious way, realizing a stress-free environment through challenging the status quo.

Complimentary Scheduled Maintenance

5 Years/100,000 km

Enjoy a worry-free ownership experience that includes Complimentary Scheduled Maintenance for 5 years or 100,000 km, whichever comes first.

At Home Valet with Courtesy Vehicle Service

5 Years/100,000 km

For service and maintenance appointments, simply contact Genesis at Home and we’ll come to your location of choice to pick up your vehicle. While your vehicle is being serviced, a Genesis courtesy vehicle is left at your disposal.

Comprehensive Limited Warranty

5 Years/100,000 km

Enjoy peace of mind with a 5‑year/100,000 km comprehensive limited warranty.

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