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Wilson Tomala and Brad Grimes with Paul Davis Restoration

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Wilson Tomala / Paul Davis Restoration

Wilson Tomala moved to Atlanta from New York in 1998. He studied engineering at Stony Brook University of New York where he received his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He proceeded to attend NYU where he received his masters in Management Technology.

With a passion for sales, marketing and engineering he later joined the team at Heatcraft as the Director of Marketing and Strategic Planning. With encouragement and support from his closest friends and family he decided to go into business for himself and joined the Paul Davis team by purchasing a franchise location in North Atlanta. He began this journey nearly 15 years ago and has enjoyed all of the new challenges that being a business owner have brought him.

He is very passionate about his business and has instilled some of his values into the company’s culture. The four main values of the company are authenticity, continuous improvement, perseverance and empathy.

When he is not at the office he enjoys playing tennis and golf but most of all he enjoys watching his 3 boys play soccer.

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Brad Grimes / Paul Davis Restoration
Busines Development Manager

Brad Grimes graduate from Kennesaw State University with a degree in Business Management and a passion for Marketing, New Technology, Music, TV and Film Production. Brad is considered resourceful, creative, professional and, above all, a team player. He is a self starter with a passion for helping others.

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Barry Etra with RAISE Forum


Barry Etra / RAISE Forum
Co Founder

Barry Etra worked in Sales and Marketing, Operations, and General Management for manufacturing organizations in the Northeast. He came to Atlanta to be the COO of a plastics manufacturing plant, and then ran the Etra Advisory Group, helping companies and institutions find funding that they couldn’t get traditionally. In 2014 he founded the RAISE Forum in partnership with Emory; they help early-stage companies in the Southeast get senior funding from the Southeast, which helps keep companies here. He has a BA and an MBA from Columbia University.

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35th Annual Rick Case Bikes for Kids


Bikes to be collected now through December 21; this year’s goal set at 5,000 bikes


Kevin Kolb / Rick Case Automotive Group
Georgia Director of Operations

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ATLANTA, GA (October 3, 2016) – The “Rick Case Bikes for Kids” program, celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, has provided more than 100,000 bikes to needy children during the holidays since 1982, and is now collecting bikes for the 2016 holiday season through December 21, 2016. This year’s collection goal is set at 5,000 bikes, which will be distributed through area Boys & Girls Clubs as well as other local charities, churches and schools.


Many local children are not fortunate enough to have a bike of their own. Luckily, the “Rick Case Bikes for Kids” program, launched in 1982 by Rita and Rick Case of the Rick Case Automotive Group, has been making that dream a reality for needy children for 35 years. The program makes it easy to get involved and help a child in need this holiday season by simply dropping off a new or used bike in good condition at any of the following Rick Case Atlanta-area locations:


Rick Case Kia (Gwinnett Place Auto Mall) / 3190 Satellite Boulevard, Duluth / 770-476- 2800

Gwinnett Audi (Gwinnett Place Auto Mall) / 3190 Satellite Boulevard, Duluth / 678-258-2522

Rick Case Hyundai / 11446 Alpharetta Highway, Roswell / 770-225-5600

Rick Case Hyundai (Gwinnett Place Auto Mall) / 3190 Satellite Boulevard, Duluth / 770-476-2800

Rick Case Mazda / 2493 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth / 678-804-2100


“This program was designed to put smiles on thousands of deserving children’s faces during a very special time of year,” said Rick Case, who reports that to date, more than 100,000 bikes have been donated to Rick Case dealerships in Atlanta, South Florida and Cleveland since the program’s founding. “The communities really come together to make sure underprivileged children have the best holiday season possible.”


The Rick Case Automotive Group, honored as Automotive News’ one and only 2013 National All-Star Dealer for the Privately Held Dealer category out of 17,000 in the country, is one of the largest auto groups in America. Rick Case Automotive Group celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2012. To commemorate this occasion, Rick Case wrote a book, “Our Customers, Our Friends,” a history of his 50 years as a car dealer. This book sells for $24.95 but is available free to anyone that visits any Rick Case dealership. Located in South Florida since 1986, it is owned and operated by the wife and husband team of Rita and Rick Case. With 16 dealerships in Florida, Georgia and Ohio, the Rick Case Automotive Group offers Maserati, Acura, Audi, Hyundai, Volkswagen, Kia, Mazda, FIAT, Alfa Romeo and Honda Automobiles & Motorcycles, including the World’s Largest Honda, Hyundai, Kia and Volkswagen dealerships located in Broward County, Florida. Rick Case Automotive Group’s national headquarters are located at 14500 W. Sunrise Blvd. in Sunrise, FL.