Born and raised in Calgary, Scott moved to the Okanagan in 2000 and joined the Kelowna Hyundai team in 2014. In 2015, Scott was promoted to the position of Service Manager and moved to Maple Ridge to work for Maple Ridge Hyundai. Scott has over 35 years of experience in the automotive repair industry and is a licensed Automotive Technician. Scott has now made his way back to the Okanagan in early 2017 back at Kelowna Hyundai in the Service Department.
When not at work, Scott enjoys watching and playing golfing, football, and hockey.
Whylie grew up in the Edmonton area before moving to Warman, Saskatchewan at the age of 13. After graduating, he moved back to Edmonton, spending over 20 years in Alberta before moving to Kelowna in July of 2015. 25 years ago Whylie began his career in the automotive industry at a parts counter, moving on to different roles in both parts and service. He has spent the last 15 years in various dealership management positions. In 2014, Whylie was awarded the Hyundai Canada President’s Inner Circle Award under the Parts Manager of the Year program.
Outside of work, Whylie enjoys challenging puzzles and is a voracious reader.
Skydiving (Cliché I know…) Up until this year, bungee jumping was at the top of my list, but I was able to check that one off in Whistler last summer!
Who is your favorite person to spend time with and why?
My favorite people to spend time with are my boyfriend Andrew & my sister (currently mostly over Facetime as she’s living in Scotland)! I love the time I get to spend with them because they are both absolutely hilarious and so much fun.
Where is your hometown?
What are you most proud of?
I’m proud to have lived on both Canadian coasts (BC + Nova Scotia). Professionally, I’m proud to have recently passed my National Knowledge Exam and am now a CPHR Candidate!
Why did you choose to work at Kot Auto Group?
I’m excited to work in a role that I love (HR) with a company that has a great culture. Having spent 4 years living in a small town in Nova Scotia, I’m happy to be a part of a tight knit community again here at KOT.
What’s something not many people know about you?
I can ride a unicycle and juggle 🙂
Favourite thing to do outside of work?
In the winter – skiing! In the summer – spending time at the beach and biking.