Who We Are

Since 1999, GDU has made a strong presence in the SD community for being a company that puts people first! We value a team of strong individuals who pride themselves on bringing you the best care, attention to detail, and service that this industry has to offer.

Meet some of the staff at GDU that work to bring the company’s amazing components to life!

Scott Alix

Scott Alix

President & Founder of GDU

Job Description: Creator and head of Garage Doors Unlimited! I founded this company in 1999 and have been involved in all aspects of the business since.

2 Fun Facts: I’m a U.S. Navy veteran and spent a number of years serving this great country. I love the great outdoors and spending time with my lovely family and riding my motorcycle.

Best Part of The Job:
Watching our guests light up after seeing their vision and final product come to life!

Kandee Alix

Kandee Alix

Office Manager

Job Description: Oversee day to day operations

2 Fun Facts: I’m an S.D. native, born at the naval hospital. I was lucky to have grown up roller skating on the boardwalk, and worked at Sea World as a young adult.

Kandee joined GDU in 2009. She did her undergrad at U.C.S.B and post grad at SDSU. She is enchanted by different languages and loves to travel. She is also very interested in health and fitness. She is crazy about dogs, and owns a rescue dog from Mexico City, named Carlitos, who comes to work with her everyday.

Chris

Chris

Operations Manager

Job Description: I make sure all our techs and warehouse guys are equipped to install the doors and gates we create at GDU.

2 Fun Facts: I love dogs and enjoy spending time camping by the river close to Yuma, AZ.

Best part of the job: Bringing my energetic puppy, Bailey, to work on doggy Friday. We have a laid back environment at GDU and it’s nice to be surrounded by pets.

Kristy

Kristy

Bookkeeper

Job Description: Keeping us in the black one deposit at a time!

2 Fun Facts: I am an avid hiker and hike/run Cowles Mt. at least two times a week. Horror movies are a favorite guilty pleasure of mine—the gorier the better!

Best part of the job: The many facets associated with my job. Beyond bookkeeping, my position also centers around HR and payroll. I get the opportunity to help my co-workers and perform a variety of different tasks that keep me excited and motivated to come to work each day. I also love that we are a dog friendly office- shout out to our “manager” Carlitos!

Sarah

Sarah

Marketing Coordinator

Job Description: Making sure the GDU’s online presence is growing, and getting the brand out to the community.

2 Fun Facts: I’m obsessed with Corgis and anything Disney related. As a kid, Disney sing-along tapes drove my family crazy and my brothers still know all the lyrics to “Colors of The Wind” from Pocahontas!

Best Part of the Job: Taking photos of gorgeous doors and gates that we have built at GDU and seeing the finished product come to life. It’s great to see pieces that literally become part of people’s homes and daily lives.

Kimi

Kimi

Operations Assistant

Job Description: Making sure our GDU service installers are equipped and prepped to work around SD on a daily basis.

2 Fun Facts: I enjoy making soy candles in my spare time. My best friend is my dog Wally. He wears a tie and goes by his professional name which is Walter!

Best part of the job: Fridays we have doggy day and we bring in our dogs!

Favorite Joke: What lays on its back 100 ft.
in the air? . . . A centipede!!!!

Surisadai ( Z )

Surisadai ( Z )

Inside Sales/ Operations

Job Description: To provide exceptional customer service and to ensure every customer is taken care of.

2 Fun Facts: I have loved playing and watching baseball since I was a kid and wanted to be a pro. I am a geek when it comes to technology. I love going to Best Buy and looking around.

Best part of the job: The everyday challenges. Learning new things about garage doors and the company. The opportunity to help/assist customers with their needs.

John

John

Design Consultant

Job Description: I’m part of the design consulting and sales team at GDU. I work with customers to help navigate the style and type of garage door they are looking for. I’m part of the team that gives free in home estimates for our products.

2 Fun Facts: I love snowboarding, skiing, and outdoor sports in general along with spending time with friends and family over a good meal.

Best Part of the Job: I enjoy talking with people and getting to know the different aesthetic choices people enjoy about their home.

Andrew

Andrew

Design Consultant

Job Description: To make your home look as beautiful as possible with my eye for exterior design! I work with the sales team to get you the perfect garage door.

2 Fun Facts: I love fishing and golf and basically anything that gets me outside.

Best Part of the job: There is nothing more exciting to me than seeing the finished product on someone’s home and seeing true potential come to life.

Brian

Brian

Garage Door Tech

Job Description: I install garage doors and make all the elements of your installation run smoothly!

2 Fun Facts: I love spending time with my wife and kids and being able to enjoy the outdoors on my days off.

Best Part of the job: Working with my hands and being able to see others enjoy the new addition to their home like a garage door.

Jake

Jake

Garage Door Tech

Job Description: I service garage doors, openers, and install garage doors.

2 Fun Facts: I love baseball and skateboarding almost as much as my girlfriend and two daughters.

Best Part of the job: I enjoy driving around San Diego and learning the area, seeing new doors, and meeting new people.
I enjoy fixing doors and making people feel safe and secure with their garage doors!

Adan

Adan

Garage Door Tech

Job Description: I’m a garage door installer and help with gate installations.

2 Fun Facts: I love spending time off by relaxing and just enjoying the calm. I love a good meal and I’m a real foodie.

Best Part of the job: I enjoy problem solving and seeing customers relieved after we have fixed their doors.

Andy

Andy

Wood Door Creator

Job Description: I construct wood doors in our warehouse and help keep the back of the warehouse organized and moving.

2 Fun Facts: I love hazelnut flavored coffee! The best part of my time off is spending it with my wife and family.

Best Part of the job: Working with my hands and creating our custom wood doors and gates from scratch.

Ed

Ed

Welder

Job Description: I do all the welding at GDU and help build our garage doors and gates.

2 Fun Facts: I love cars and being out in the beautiful weather SD has to offer.

Best Part of the job: I love building things and seeing my own two hands create a strong structure. Welding is something I’ve done for a while and I enjoy seeing the end product.

 Jake H.

Jake H.

Warehouse Assistant

Job Description: I work in the GDU warehouse and help assist the welders, door builders, and techs find the right tools they need. I keep the inventory organized and supplied.
2 Fun Facts: I love food! In-N-Out is the best! I enjoy outdoor activities and heading to the beach.

Best Part of the job: I like keeping things in order and being an overall support to the guys that make our garage doors and gates.

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