Meet Our Team

FairLease Consultants


Christy Burke

Christy Burke

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A 11-year veteran of FairLease, Christy enjoys working not only with customers to find their perfect vehicle but also with the FairLease team, a group she describes as "great people that help me succeed."

Away from work, Christy enjoys reading, cooking and playing with her daughter. An avid runner, she participates in 5K and adventure races.

"My favorite customer experience was helping find a Christmas gift for their college-aged son. That lucky guy found a banana-yellow Nissan under the tree."


D.J. Magness

D.J. Magness

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A FairLease veteran of more than 8 years, D.J. has been successful here by doing what we do best – helping people. In his words, he can go to sleep every night knowing that he and his company would never lie, cheat or steal to close a deal.

A personal trainer for over 10 years, D.J. stays active all the time, working out, playing sports, camping, hunting, fishing and spending time with his wife and two boys.

"I feel so rewarded knowing my customers tell their friends and family about their service here."


Kristin Robinson

Kristin Robinson

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Kristin uses her 7 years of expertise in auto finance to look out for the best interests of her customers. In fact, she recalls her happiest moments on the job when people think of her first when they need financing advice.

Outside of her day job, Kristin stays on the go working out, competing in bodybuilding shows and spending time with her boyfriend, two pets, friends and family. Even in her personal life, Kristin is committed to serving others, in particular by helping those around her lead healthier lives.

"I'm so proud of the professionalism of every FairLease employee and the respect they give to our customers."


Janie Harp

Janie Harp

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Janie is a FairLease veteran of a combined 4 years and has spent more than 30 years in the automotive business. Her favorite part of the job is being able to provide members with their dream car and seeing a big smile on their face as they drive away.

Outside of work, Janie enjoys cooking, spending time with her grandkids, and shopping.


Dan Fuller

Dan Fuller

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Dan brings over 30 years of leasing experience to the FairLease team. In his many years in the industry, he states that one of his most memorable moments was working with members for so many years that one day a young man came in to buy his first car and actually remembered the day he started his first day of school and his parents were picking out their first new car.

Dan’s interests outside of work include golfing, cooking, fine dining, and spending time with his family.


Jeff Losner

Jeff Losner

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Jeff is able to use his 27 years in the automotive industry to help clients with their vehicle needs and financial decisions. He takes the time to learn and ask questions about each client’s life and needs as well as the car they may want. Happy faces are hard to beat!

Away from work he enjoys spending time with his wife, playing poker, golfing, and artwork.


Sam Patterson

Sam Patterson

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Sam brings 8 years of industry experience from Credit Union of Texas. Sam recently helped a long time customer that was out on the road traveling with his band that wanted to surprise his wife with a car. Sam scheduled her to come to our office for a visit and ended up surprising her with a brand new Chrysler 300. She was so excited and began crying with tears of joy. Sam mentioned that the best part about working with FairLease is working with a company that understands what providing superior service is all about.

Outside of work, Sam enjoys keeping up with the auto industry, collecting auto memorabilia with info pertaining to auto specs and traveling. 


Brandon Wood

Brandon Wood

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Brandon brings 7 years of industry experience to FairLease. He states that his favorite part of the customer experience is the excitement a customer has when they are getting their new vehicle, no matter if it’s their first or fifteenth time. He says the best part about working for FairLease is the atmosphere of honesty and knowing the member come first.

When he’s not working hard on getting you the best leasing deal, he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and attending sporting events and concerts.


Jay Stauffacher

Jay Stauffacher

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Jay uses his 25 years of automotive industry knowledge to help his customers make the choice that is right for them. He loves providing and sharing his knowledge with his customers who are looking for a better way to shop for the vehicles of their dreams; and he wants to work hard to earn each of his customers’ trust and become their “Go to Guy”.

Outside of work, Jay enjoys classic cars and motorcycles, golfing, hockey, traveling, and spending time with his friends and family.


Sharon Kjoller

Sharon Kjoller

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Sharon has many years of experience in the financial industry. She loves getting the best deals possible for her clients. Sharon also loves being able to explain the process of leasing to people who previously knew nothing about it.

When not hard at work for her clients Sharon enjoys experimenting and crafting with chalk paint and spending time gardening.


Gary Hehemann

Gary Hehemann

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Gary loves getting his customers approval for a second chance when they thought that they had no auto leasing options left. Seeing the excitement in his clients’ eye when he brings them their new car, keeps Gary doing what he does best! He says the best part about working for FairLease is getting the chance to work with a team of amazing people who put the interest of the customer first.

When he’s not working Gary enjoys art, golfing, traveling the globe, cooking, and of course Longhorn and Cowboy’s Football.


Charles Da-Silva

Charles Da-Silva

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Charles joins our team with 17 years of experience in the automotive industry. Drawn by the “family feeling” here at FairLease, Charles gets joy from helping customers confidently get exactly what they want.

Out of the office, Charles is a passionate writer, publishing his first book, “The Unknown”, in 2014. He also enjoys basketball, table tennis, billiards, and spending time with his wife and kids.

“Help others to achieve more, show support for other’s success, never worry about who gets the credit, and celebrate every venture achieved.”


Shea Benedict

Shea Benedict

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Shea is joining FairLease with nine plus years of automotive sales and management experience. In his search to educate the customer on the hidden truths of auto buying, Shea has discovered that FairLease is the only company in Texas doing fair business the way we do! Recently Shea was one of two salesmen hand selected to represent the USA at the Global Sales Championship in Seoul Korea – and after winning second place he is currently ranked the number one sales consultant in the United States and number two in the world according to the 3rd largest auto maker.

When he’s not hard at work for his customers, Shea is an avid foodie! He also enjoys spending time with his family, socializing with his friends, listening to music, and playing and watching sports.


Anna Ponce

Anna Ponce

FairLease Assistant

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Anna Brings 16 years of industry experience to FairLease. Anna states that one of her favorite experiences has been helping her team members increase production. She says that she likes working for a respectful company such as FairLease and enjoys her amazing coworkers.

Outside of work, Anna enjoys spending time with her family, as well as cooking and baking.


Thomas Montez

Thomas Montez

FairLease Supervisor

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Thomas brings to Fairlease over 20 years of experience in the Automotive Finance Industry. The last 15 years have been dedicated directly to Credit Union’s and their Auto Leasing programs.
One of the most memorable experiences of his career was in 2009 when he leased a new vehicle to a Dallas Cowboys Management Executive. He was able to meet a few players, tour the new stadium, get a few autographs and also develop a business relationship that led to new business and a number of new leases.

Outside of work, Thomas enjoys spending time with family and his newborn daughter. His active hobbies include sport fishing, water skiing, Men’s basketball and golf.


Brad Butler

Brad Butler

FairLease Supervisor

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Brad has 21 years of lending experience in a credit union environment, which has led to a long list of repeat customers and referrals. Ask him what he likes most about his job and he'll say hands-down, "the fact that FairLease is a 'full disclosure' program. I can feel very good about the deals that I create for our customers."

Outside work, Brad enjoys playing golf, reading and travel.

"Seeing each customer's enjoyment when they take delivery of their vehicle – that's very special. "