All Staff (a - z)


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  • Abigail Johnson,
    Digital Relations Manager
    515-575-7505


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  • Alyssa Ewing, Courtesy Shuttle Driver and Office Courier


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  • Annette Werner, Title Clerk

    Annette has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota for since June 2002. She attended the Secretarial Program at Iowa Central Community College. Annette is married to her wonderful husband, David. She has one son, David, a grandson named Cooper. Her family is also comprised of two dogs named Jasmine and BooBoo Bear. In her free time, she enjoys reading novels and spending as much time with her grandson as she can. The Ford Explorer is Annette's favorite new vehicle on our lot because of their sleek look.

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  • Bill Peters, QuickLane Technician

    Bill has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota since February 2013. He attended an Automotive program from Iowa Central Community College. He is married to Jayme Peters and has four children. When he is not at work, he enjoys working on card and out-door activities. Bill's favorite new vehicle on the lot is the F-150.

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  • Blaine Lensch, Sales Consultant

    Blaine joined our team in 1999 and has been a valued member of our team ever since. Before joining the automotive industry, Blaine was in restaurant manage and food sales. Blaine is married to Cathi and has 3 daughters and 3 grandchildren. In his free time, you can time Blaine refinishing and re-purposing furniture. His favorite car on the lot is the Lincoln MKX because of the sleek design, luxurious comfort and advanced technology. 

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  • Bob Jondle, Master Certified Technician


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  • Casey Johnson,
    Owner
    515-576-7505


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  • Charles Derrrig, Finance Manager

    Charles has been with the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team since March 2014. When he is not at work, he enjoys running and watching sports. The Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited is his favorite vehicle on the lot because of all the options is offers along with the luxury feel and drive. 

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  • Chris Keenan, Toyota Certified Service Technician

    Chris has been a part of our team since April 2014. He is an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certified Technician. Chris is married and has many hobbies. When he is not working, he enjoys RC Car Racing, Hot Rods, motorcycles and fishing. His favorite vehicle on the lot is the Toyota Highlander because it is perfectly equipped and looks great.

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  • Cody Wirt, Body Shop Manager

    Cody has been with our team since February 2012. He is a graduate of Southern Cal High School and Iowa Lakes Community College, where he studied Auto Collision and Paint Technology. His work experiences have all been in body shops and hog farms. He and his wife Amanda have a daughter named Kinley, a dog named Buddy and a cat named Checkers. Outside of work, Cody enjoys racing and has raced IMCA Sport Mod the last two years and is now racing IMCA Hobby Stock. He has been racing Figure 8 cars since 2004 and has won 4 Track Championships and 1 National Points Championship in FWD Figure 8 racing. He also enjoys racing go-karts, hunting and spending time with family and friends. Cody's favorite vehicle on the lot is the new Ford F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab.

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  • Coty Miller, QuickLane Technician


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  • Deb Johnson,
    Owner
    515-576-7505


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  • Ed Rees Jr., QuickLane Technician/ Pit Supervisor

    Ed has been with our team since June 2012. He has a background in changing oil and driving truck. He is married to Angel Rees and has 4 children and 6 grandchildren. When Ed is not at work, he enjoys fishing, riding his motorcycle and spending time with his grandchildren and his dog. 

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  • Geno Kiley, Body Shop Foreman

    Geno has been with our team since August 2011 and in the automotive industry since 1993. He has a background working for BornFree building motor coaches and building and restoring street rods. Geno has two children, Terence and Ashley. Outside of work, he enjoys working on cars, helping friends at the horse racing track, hunting, fishing, bowling, golf and playing other sports. His favorite vehicle on the lot is the new Ford Mustang because he has always been a big lover of Mustangs.

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  • Jan Wendland, Cashier / Accounts Rec.

    Jan has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota since July 2003 and has worked with the public her entire working career. Jan has a daughter, Kylie, and two sons Carl and Alexander (A.J.). She also has a pet cat named Charlie. Outside of work, Jan enjoys spending time with family, gardening, yard landscaping, and reading. The Toyota Highlander is Jan's favorite new vehicle on the lot because of its beautiful exterior. 

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  • Jeni Perry, Receptionist

    Jennifer has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota since November 2013 and had over 10 years experience as an administrative assistant and receptionist before joining our team. She and her husband Mike have a daughter named Mya Rose. Mya is Daddy's little angel and Mommy's sidekick and shopping pal! The family has two Boston Terriers, Lucy and Khloe, which they refer to as the "Lee Sisters" standing for ugly and homely, but all jokes aside, the family loves them dearly. When Jennifer is not at work, she enjoys camping with family and friends, motorcycle riding, and spending time with her husband and daughter. Jennifer enjoys working with the public and says "it's always nice to meet a new smiling face!" The Toyota 4Runner is her favorite new vehicle on the lot. 

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  • Jesse Beekman, Used Car Sales Manager
    515-576-7505

    Jesse has been with the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team since June 2006. He has an accounting degree from Iowa Central Community College. Jesse is married to Heather Beekman and together they have three sons. The family also has a Miniature Schnauzer named Baxter. Outside of work, Jesse enjoys playing with his children, watching Kung-Fu movies, racing RC cars, visiting zoos and museums, and reading. He also loves technology and most sports. The Ford Explorer is Jesse's favorite car on the lot because of it's versatility, fuel economy, and styling.

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  • Jill Mischke, Warranty Administrator
    515-576-6115

    Jill has been with the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team since August 2001. Jill has been working for a Ford dealer since 1997. She worked as an Automotive Sales Consultant before becoming our Warrant Administrator. Jill is married to her wonderful husband, Rob Mischke. She has three sons: Chad, Nick, and Ryan, and if very proud of them. She also has 4 grandchildren: Rial, Archie, Cayl and Gus. In her free time, Jill loves to play golf. The Ford F-150 is her favorite vehicle on the lot. 

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  • Jim Nelson, QuickLane Technician

    Jim has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota since June 2014 and worked as a mechanic for 4 years before joining our team. Jim and his wife, Judy have an adorable Teddy Bear dog named Choas. In his free time, Jim enjoys woodworking. His favorite new vehicle on the lot is the Ford F-150.

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  • Jim Purkapile, Department Service Technician

    Jim has been a loyal team member of Fort Dodge Ford Toyota since May 2000. Jim has over 50 years of experience in the automotive and tire industry. Prior to his career in Automotive, he was in the United States Navy. Jim and his wife Judy have three children and grandchildren. When Jim is not at work, he enjoys working in his yard.

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  • Joe Miller, Senior Master Certified Technician


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  • Josh Griffin,
    Ford Senior Master Certified Service Techinician


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  • Julie Loehr, Hostess

    Julie has been with our team since November 2013 as our Hostess. She keeps the dealership looking nice and brings a positive vibe wherever she goes. She is also the woman behind our freshly baked cookies that are always available in our Customer Lounge! Julie is a graduate of Iowa Central Community College. She and her husband Steven have two children and a grandchild. They also have 3 cats, 1 dog and 3 horses. When she is not at work, she enjoys taking care of her horses. She loves taking them camping to ride the trails. Julie's favorite vehicle on the lot is the new Ford F-250.

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  • Kalan Guthrie, Body Shop Technician

    Kalan has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota and Abra Auto Body and Glass since August 2010. He has a degree in Automotive Body work from Iowa Central Community College. He is married to Amanda Guthrie and they have three children: Kaylie, Carter and Kaiden.
    When Kalan is not at work, he enjoys spending time with friends and riding. The Toyota Tundra is his favorite new vehicle on the lot. 

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  • Ken Trueblood, Service Technician

    Ken has been with our team since April 2012. He has a background working in restaurants and in the automotive industry. He worked at an automotive parts store for 7 years and then as a tow truck driver and mechanic for 13 years prior to joining our team. Ken is married to Kathy Daisy and has two daughters, one son, 11 grandchilren and four dogs. When Ken is not busy with work or with his family, he enjoys playing darts and pool and riding his motorcycle. His favorite vehicle on the lot is the Ford Mustang. In fact, he has owned 6 Mustangs throughout his lifetime.

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  • Kendall Crouse, Service Technician


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  • Kevin Halligan, QuickLane Technician

    Kevin has been with our team since January 2016 and has 22 years of experience as an automotive mechanic. He has a son, Kevin, and grandson named Liam. In his free time, he enjoys welding, bodywork, hunting, fishing and metal detecting. His favorite vehicle is the Ford Raptor because of their neat interior and exterior design. 

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  • Laura Jacobson, Cashier

    Laura has been with our team since December 2013. Laura is a lifelong resident of Fort Dodge a graduate from Fort Dodge Senior High and Iowa Central Community College. She also earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Iowa State University. She works full time at the Webster County Clerk of Court. Her husband's name is Eddy and together they have a two children, Shelby and Jared and two dogs, Baxter and Jiggs. Her children have also continued the Jacobson family tradition of competitive bowling,which she enjoys watching. She is so thankful the Johnson family had the forward thinking to build the dealership in the current location. She believes it began the 5th Avenue South improvements you see today. Laura's favorite vehicle on the lot is the new Ford Taurus.

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  • Lindsey Huffman, Vehicle Photographer

    Lindsay joined our team in December 2014 as our Vehicle Photographer. She has a background in Cosmetology. She studied at North Iowa Community College and earned a degree Faust Institute of Cosmetology in Storm Lake. Her husband's name is Josh and together they have a daughter, Liberty and a son, Logan and two dogs named Frasier and Cooper. Their family is very active and the kids are involved in a variety of activities. Their family enjoys outdoor activities, including camping. Lindsay has a passion for photography and is a member of the Fort Dodge Camera Club and also takes pictures for the Fort Dodge Growth Alliance. Lindsay's favorite vehicle on the lot is the new Ford F-150 Platinum because she loves its comfort and how smoothly it rides. She also loves the extra features including the massage seats and double moon roof.

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  • Matt Johnson,
    General Manager
    515-576-7505


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  • Melissa Hanson, Office Manager

    Melissa has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota since June 2011. She has a degree in Business from the University of Northern Iowa. When she is not at the dealership, she enjoys spending time with her friends and their children. Melissa's favorite new vehicle on the lot is the Toyota 4Runner because it is luxurious and perfect in size.

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  • Mitch Leppert, Body Shop Technician

    Mitch has been with our team since March 2013. He has a background in the automotive industry, earning degrees in Auto Body Collision Repair and Automotive Restoration from Iowa Central Community College. He has a dog named JoJo that he adopted from a shelter. Outside of work, Mitch enjoys most outdoor activities, including: golfing, fishing, camping.

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  • Nancy Wyatt-Lombard, Controller

    Nancy has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota for 14 years. She has a Mechanical Drafting Degree from Iowa Central Community College and over 20 years of bookkeeping experience. Nancy is married to Gary Lombard. She has three children, Kyle, Nick, and Katie, and 2 grandchildren, Weslee, who is 6 years old and Milynn, who is 3 years old. She also has three dogs, Peanut, Tickles, and Maggie. When Nancy is not at work, she enjoys camping, riding motorcycles, cooking, canning, Crossfit, and anything involving her grandchildren. The Ford Escape is her favorite vehicle on the lot because that is what she drives! 

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  • Nate Evans, Body Shop Technician

    Nate has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota since September of 2013 and has been in the Automotive Body Industry since 2004. He is a graduate of Iowa Central Community College where he majored in Automotive Mechanics. Nate is married to Melissa Evans and has a son, Alex, who is 9 and a daughter, Kayla, who is 10. When Nate is not at the dealership, he enjoys spending time with his family, racing, and restoring old cars and tractors. The Ford Focus is Nate's favorite new car on the lot because of its sleek body lines and the roomy interior.

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  • Nick Ehrhardt, Sales Consultant
    515-576-7505


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  • Nicole Grazier, Quick Lane Advisor


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  • Pablo Ruiz Mendoza,
    QuickLane Advisor


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  • Reinhold Cuellar, Internet Sales Consultant
    515-576-7505


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  • Ryan Gochenouer, QuickLane Technician


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  • Shaun Ludwig, Service Technician


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  • Sidney McField, Finance Manager
    515-575-7505

    Sidney has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota since 2013. Sidney is a multi-talented person. He is a Teacher, Coach, Radio Announcer, Musician, and an Interpreter. He taught for over 10 years in Nicaragua, was a soccer coach for 4 years and a radio announcer for 15 years. Sidney also studied Psychology in Nicaragua. Outside of work, Sidney is a coach for the Fort Dodge Senior High School's soccer team. He also enjoys playing the guitar, watching sunsets, meditating, reading, and having good conversations.  Sidney believes that smiling is a must along with a positive attitude. He believes that people need to stop texting and give family the importance it deserves.

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  • Steve Powell, Sales Consultant

    Steve has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota since 1992. He is a graduate of Fort Dodge Senior High. He is married to Jill Powell and they have one daughter, Ryann, and one son, Peyton. The family also has an adorable Morkie named Mia. When Steve is not at work he enjoys golfing, playing cards, traveling and watching football, especially his favorite team, the Oakland Raiders. The Ford F-150 is Steve's favorite new vehicle on the lot because it is "the best!"

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  • Terry Miller, Sales Consultant

    Terry has been with our team since 2006. He has a background in golf and was a member of the PGA of America for 20 years. He and his wife, Anna, have 2 children, Adam and Elise. When Terry is not at work he enjoys painting, golfing and fishing. Terry's favorite vehicle on the lot is the Lincoln MKZ because of it's fantastic, luxurious ride.  

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  • TJ Henderson, Service Advisor

    TJ joined our team in July 2015. He has a background in the automotive industry and has worked in the field for 6 years now. TJ and his girlfriend have two cats they rescued. When TJ is not working, he enjoys traveling, fishing, working on cars, riding motorcycles and spending time with people he cares about. TJ's favorite car is the 2015 Competition Orange Mustang because it is a truly impressive machine. 

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  • Tim Duffy, Service Advisor

    Tim has been with our team since September 2015. He has an extensive background in customer service. He is engaged to Joelyn Johnson and has two dogs. Outside of work, Tim is a Personal Trainer and passionate about fitness. He placed first in Mens Physique Natural Iowa Best of the Midwest.

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  • Tracy Ernst, New Car Sales Manager

    Tracy has been with the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota since October 2004 and is a graduate of Iowa Central Community College. Tracy has been in the car business for 24 years and previously owned Archer Audio and Video Appliances for 10 years. Tracy is married to Barbara Ernst. Tracy's daughter, Kamela, lives in Fort Dodge with her husband Dan Irvin and has two boys, Owen and Trace. His step-son Kevin Johnson lives in Carsile, Iowa and has two daughters, Sarah and Rebecca. In his free time, he loves being a guitarist with two acoustic acts, Scotty Roxtar Unplugged and The Beaver Creek Trio. When Tracy is not at the dealership or playing the guitar, he also enjoys golfing and playing pool. Although Tracy has always been a sport's car fan, his favorite new car on the lot is the Explorer Sport because it has all the sporty features he likes in a car. Tracy enjoys life and is always positive!

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  • Wyman Kjolsing, Sales Consultant, Commercial and Fleet

    Wyman has been with our team since 1996 and in the automotive industry since 1991. Before joining the automotive field, he graduated from Illinois State with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry and a minor in Economics. He and his wife, Cindy, have been married for 42 years and have two children. Their daughter, Krista, is married to Ryan and they have 3 children, Kaitlyn, Andrew (A.J.) and Patrick. They reside in Ankeny. Their son Nathan and his wife Amy live in Cedar Rapids. Outside of work, Wyman enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren. His favorite vehicle on the lot is the Toyota Corolla because it is a great value.

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