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Congratulations to Hendrick Automotive Group teammates Tafi Jaji and Daniel Zarrillo for being recently named to Automotive News’ prestigious ‘40 Under 40’ list for 2016. The annual special edition publishes July 11, celebrating the up-and-coming people who are making a difference in the automotive industry.


Jaji, a native of Zimbabwe, is the general manager for Rick Hendrick Chevrolet in Duluth, Georgia. He entered the automotive industry in 1997, first joining Rick Hendrick Chevrolet as a sales manager in 2010. In Jan. 2011, Jaji built the dealership’s subprime department and later became retail operations manager in June 2013. He was promoted to general manager in Nov. 2015. Jaji currently lives in Dacula, Georgia with wife, Dee, and three children – Briana, Jaylen and TJ.


Zarrillo, variable operations director for Hendrick Lexus Charleston, started his Hendrick Automotive Group journey in 2001 at Rick Hendrick BMW Charleston. After serving in sales and F&I, eventually becoming the new cars sales manager, he moved to Hendrick Lexus Charleston as pre-owned manager in 2011. Zarrillo was promoted to variable operations director in 2015. The New Jersey native currently resides in Charleston with wife, Catherine, daughter Millie and stepson, Marshall.


Jaji and Zarrillo are proud graduates of the Hendrick Leadership Academy.

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