Service Staff

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Travis Barban
Service Manager

Travis was born and raised in San Diego, CA and has been in the Automotive Industry since 2012. He started out as a parts delivery driver and has worked his way up to be the Service-Drive Manager here at Mossy Volkswagen.

His passions include riding dirt bikes, golfing, and cheering on his hometown team the San Diego Padres. He values his time on days off with his wife Rachel and son Benjamin.

He takes great pleasure in serving our valued customers here with the Mossy Team.

Avery Aldredge
Service Advisor

Avery was born and raised in San Diego, CA and has been in the automotive industry since he was 18 years old and working on cars since he was a young teenager.

In his spare time, Avery enjoys outdoor activities and going to the beach with friends and family. He also likes to binge watch movies/shows and playing video games.

Avery is passionate and enthusiastic with helping every Mossy Volkswagen customer and his goal is to provide the best service to all.

He can be reached at (760)-745-7551 EXT 41180 &

Joseph Culley
Service Advisor

Joseph was born in Canada and raised in Lebanon and has been in the automotive industry since he was 19 years old where he started as a technician apprentice. After 3 years of working as an apprentice technician, he became a Service Advisor.

In his spare time, Joseph enjoys riding his motorcycle throughout the city and going on spontaneous adventures. He also likes to hike and camp throughout the year and take his SUV off-roading.

Joseph enjoys building a relationship with all his customers and attending to their concerns and or questions with their vehicle.

He can be reached at (760)-745-7551 EXT 41272 &

Ashley Searchwell
Express Advisor

Ashley was born and raised in San Diego, CA and has been in the automotive business since she was 17 years old working at a Smog inspection store.

In her spare time, Ashley enjoys skateboarding and go-kart racing with friends. She also likes to stay at home and relax while watching movies/tv shows.

Ashley is dedicated in providing the best customer experience to all at Mossy Volkswagen and addressing all questions and concerns with diligence.

She can be reached at (760)-745-7551 &

Ricardo Lopez
Administrative Assistant

Ricardo was born and raised in La Habra, CA and has been in the automotive industry since 2020 starting at an independent Parts distributing company.

In his spare time, Ricardo enjoys spending time with his family and going on drives across Pacific Coast Highway. He is also a huge sports fan and enjoys spending time with friends, whether it is watching movies, hanging out, or playing video games together.

Ricardo is excited to be a part of the family here at Mossy Volkswagen and helping all!

Sebastian Gomez
Express Service Technician

Julio Contreras
Service Assistant

Roberto Ramirez
Service Assistant