Staff


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Manager

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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Charles Derrrig
New Car Sales Manager
515-576-7505

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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Tracy Ernst
Desking Manager
515-576-7505

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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Sales

Steve Powell
Sales Consultant
515-576-7505

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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Blaine Lensch
Sales Consultant
515-575-7505

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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Nick Ehrhardt
Sales Consultant
515-576-7505

Nick has been with our team since July 2015. He earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technology and a Business Certificate from Des Moines Area Community College. Nick has two daughters and two dogs. Nick has many hobbies he enjoys, preeminently playing and listening to music. He likes playing bass guitar, working on and collecting guitars and playing with his band, Riddled With Class. In addition to his love for music, he also takes a particular interest in cars and enjoys meeting and getting to know new people. His favorite vehicle on the lot is the new Ford F-150 Platinum because of its sleek interior and the power and versatility to meet all your needs.

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Adam Olson
Sales Consultant
(515) 576-7505

Adam joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota Sales Team in September 2017. He has his Bachelor's degree in Health Services and an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts. His work experience includes sales, counseling, maintenance and welding. Adam is married to Kirsten and together they have a daughter, Scarlett, who is 3 years old.  Their household also includes 2 cats and 2 dogs; a boxer and a german shepherd. When not working Adam's hobbies include golf, disc golf, darts, camping, racquetball and swimming. His favorite vehicle on the lot is the Sienna.

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Michael Bohan
Sales Consultant
515-576-7505

Michael joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota Family in January 2019. He is retired from the United States Postal Service where he was a mail carrier in Humboldt for 37 years and has been farming in LuVerne for over 40 years. He has lived in Humboldt almost his entire life. He and his wife Kathleen have 6 children; Jennifer, Rachel, Abby, BriAnne, Joseph and Samuel. They are the proud grandparents of 7 grandchildren. When he is not working Michaels enjoys farming and his family - spending time with his 6 children & 7 grandchildren. He especially enjoys sports with his 14 year old son Samuel. Michael's favorite vehicle on the lot is the Ford F150, America's Best Selling Truck.

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Avery Haglund
Sales Consultant
(515) 576-7505


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Hank Haldin
Sales Consultant
(515) 576-7505

Hank comes to Fort Dodge Ford Toyota with experience in the sales field and in landscaping. He is a talented musician and plays the organ and piano for his church. He joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in April, 2019. Hank enjoys spending time with his young niece and nephew. When he is not at work Hank spends his time reading, working out, playing guitar and piano or working on computers. He is interested in networking technology, web design and building computers. The F-150 is Hanks favorite vehicle on the lot. It's the best-selling vehicle!

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Katie Degner
Sales Consultant
(515) 576-7505

Katelyn joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in May, 2019. She has 2 dogs. Daisy is a "mean old Chihuahua" and Frankenstein is a very playful funny pup. She also has 2 cats , Chewbacca and Ms. BoJangles.  When she isn't working Katelyn enjoys listening to music and biking on nice days. The Lincoln Continental and the 2019 Ford Raptor are her favorite vehicles on the lot because "they are just so nice to look at."

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Internet Sales

Reinhold Cuellar
Internet Sales Consultant
515-576-7505

Rhino has been with the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team since 2015. Married to Erin Cuellar and expecting their first child early in 2019. In his spare time (which is rare) Rhino enjoys bungee jumping, sky diving, swimming with sharks, fire walking....in all seriousness, reading and spending time with his dog Nica. Originally from Managua Nicaragua, Rhino is fluent in Espanol and English. His favorite car is a RAV4 as it is an ideal family SUV.

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Belinda Jones
Inventory BDC Consultant
(515) 576-7505


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Finance

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, English as a second language. He  has been a radio announcer in his country since 1998 and he is currently the head coach for Fort Dodge Senior High Varsity Girls Soccer Program.  Sidney also studied Psychology in Nicaragua. Outside of work, he also enjoys making music with his wife, grilling, watching sunsets, meditating, reading, and having good coffee conversations.  Sidney believes that smiling is a must along with a positive attitude and enjoys hitting the road and driving for hours. He is married and has a beautiful daughter named Elizabeth.

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Crystal Frank
Finance Manager
(515) 576-7505

Crystal joined the Fort Dodge Ford family in November 2017. Her experience includes managing the family auto repair shop and working as a personal banker. She has one daughter, Briley and one son Parker. The family also includes their cat Aggie. When not working Crystal enjoys watching her son race motocross and watching her daughter dance.

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Barb Michaels
Finance Administrator
(515) 576-7505

Barb joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota Team in April 2017. She has an extensive background in nonprofit leadership and served as the CEO of Lakota Girl Scout Council for 20 years, Brushy Creek Chapter of the American Red Cross for 4 years and Fort Dodge Housing Agency for 4 years. Barb is also currently leading the Fort Dodge Meals on Wheels Program. Barb is originally from Philadelphia but moved to Fort Dodge almost 30 years ago. She is single and has no children but has two wonderful nieces Tina and Angela Acuna and one talented nephew Thomas Michaels all in Philadelphia. Barb also has three "timeshare cats" Magic, Carmel & Sassy. Barb is actively involved in the community. She is the Co-Chair of the Badger Lake Dragon Boat Bash and organizer of the Fighting Angels Abreast Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Team. Barb's favorite vehicle on the lot is the Toyota Highlander. "I drive one now and love it. It is a great crossover vehicle, rides nice and looks great!"

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Administration

Matt Johnson
General Manager
515-576-7505


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Abigail Johnson
Digital Relations Manager
515-575-7505


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Casey Johnson

Owner
515-576-7505


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Deb Johnson
Owner
515-576-7505


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Office

Melissa Hanson
Office Manager
515-329-3082

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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Nancy Wyatt-Lombard
Controller
(515) 576-7505

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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Annette Werner
Title Clerk
515-576-7505

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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Jan Wendland
Cashier / Accounts Rec.
515-329-3082

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
515-576-7505

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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Laura Jacobson
Cashier
(515) 576-7505

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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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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Service

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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Andrea Swanstrom
Assistant Service Manager
(515) 576-6115


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Tim Duffy
Service Advisor
(515) 576-6115

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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Adam Staphenson
Service Advisor
(515) 576-6115


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Angie Trost
Business Development Coordinator
(515) 576-6115

Angie returned to the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota Team in October, 2018. Angie is married to Jason and they have two children, Natalie who is 5 and Lucas who is 1. Angie loves to spend time with her family and watch football. Go Packers!! Angie also enjoys being outside with her kids. Her favorite vehicle on the lot is the Toyota Highlander…"all the way". Good choice Angie!

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Sarah Johnsted
Business Development Coordinator
(515) 576-6115

Sarah comes to Fort Dodge Ford Toyota with experience in the retail industry. Her work experience also includes service to a local non-profit and the education field. Sarah joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in April, 2018. She has a Great Dane named Minnie/Psycho Sally. When she is not at work Sarah enjoys camping, kayaking, going to races, thrifting and of course playing with her favorite dog Minnie. The Lincoln Continental is Sarah's favorite new vehicle on the lot. She appreciates its beauty, luxury and elegance.

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Karen Bond
Service Shuttle Driver
(515) 576-6115

Karen joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in August, 2017. Karen has three grown children Melissa, Erik and Brandon. All three are married. Karen has 8 grandchildren and one more due in February. When not working, Karen enjoys bike riding, sewing and quilting.  She also enjoys volunteering time with a local non-profit.  Karen's favorite car on the lot is the Toyota Highlander because it has room for all of her grandchildren.

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Service Technicians

Joe Miller
Ford Senior Master & Toyota Master, Certified Technician
515-576-6115


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Bob Jondle
Master Certified Technician
515-576-6115


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Josh Griffin
Ford Senior Master Certified Service Techinician
515-576-6115


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Reid Cooper
Ford Certified Technician
(515) 576-6115

Reid joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in April, 2017. Reid has certificates in welding, brakes, engine repair and electrical systems automotive repair from Iowa Central Community College. Reid is a Volkswagen "freak." In his spare time Reid enjoys working on and building Volkswagens.

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Mark Patz
Ford Senior Master Certified Technician
(515) 576-6115

Mark Patz joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in January 2018.  He is a graduate of Iowa Central Community College. He has been a Ford Certified Technician since 2004. Mark is also an ASE Master Certified Technician, a Chrysler Certified Technician for 6 years and a GM Certified Technician. Mark and his wife Desiree have two children; a 3 year old son named Grayson and a 1 month old daughter, Kennadi. In addition to spending time with his family Mark enjoys farming and boating. His favorite vehicle on the lot is the Toyota Tundra. Mark says his Dad has a 2003 with 300,000 miles and it still runs great.

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Josh Curry
Service Technician
(515) 576-6115

Josh joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in late May, 2018. He is a certified GM & Chrysler mechanic. He has a pet chocolate lab named Myah. When he is not working  Josh enjoys racing, golf, fishing and tinting windows. His favorite new car on the lot is the Rouch/Foose Mustang. It's a high performance vehicle and James likes to go fast!

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Kendall Crouse
Service Technician
(515) 576-6115

Kendall joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in March, 2019. He is GM certified and ASE certified. He worked at Chevy dealers for several years and also worked on trucks and trailers for a year. Kendall and his wife Kaitlyn have 2 children, Ryder and Maverick.  In his free time Kendal enjoys spending time with his children.

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Pablo Ruiz Mendoza
Service Technician
515-576-6115


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Jim Smoley
Service Technician
(515) 576-6115

Jim joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota Team in October, 2018. Jim's experience includes working for The Muffler Center. Jim also worked for First American Bank as a computer operator. Jim has one child and one grandchild. In his spare time Jim enjoys racing and hunting.

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Blake Johnson
Servuce Intern
515-576-6115

Blake has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota since May, 2019. He has 3 years' experience working in a local shop and is currently enrolled at Iowa Central Community College in the Diesel Technology program. He enjoys hunting, fishing and going to the races. He especially enjoys being part of the pit crew for a friend. His favorite vehicle is the new F 350 Powerstroke Diesel Platinum Edition. He thinks it's a great looking truck.

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Quick Lane

Nicole Grazier
Quick Lane Advisor
(515) 576-6115


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Jared Foster
Quick Lane Technician
(515) 576-6115

Jared has been with Fort Dodge Ford Toyota since March, 2019. He has a beautiful 2 year old son named Evan.  Evan is the center of his life and he loves him with his whole heart. When Jared is not working on spending time with Evan he enjoys playing video games.

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Karlee Pederson
Quick Lane Advisor
515-576-61115

Karlee joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in June, 2019. She has experience in the Food Service Industry and is a certified mixologist. She enjoys spending time with her 2 year old son, Asher and their dog, Marley.  When she's not at work Karlee likes playing in the park with her son & going on walks. Karlee's favorite vehicle is the Toyota 4 Runner. She says it's a great family vehicle and fits everything you need!

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Nathan Mullins
Quick Lane Technician
(515) 576-6115


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Bill Peters
QuickLane Technician
(515) 576-6115

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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Ed Rees Jr.
Quick Lane Technician/ Pit Supervisor
(515) 576-6115

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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Jim Nelson
Quick Lane Technician
(515) 576-6115

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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Kevin Halligan
QuickLane Technician
(515) 576-6115

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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Ricky Romero
Quick Lane Technician
(515) 576-6115

Ricky Romero joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in January 2018. He attended the Iowa Central Community College Automotive program and has 3 years  experience in  automotive care. He is married to Lynnie. They have 5 children and 1 grandchild. They also have 2 dogs. When he's not working or spending time with his family Ricky enjoys working on cars, going to car shows, outdoor activities, shooting, and  watching movies. Ricky's favorite vehicle on the lot is a Toyota tundra. Ricky likes the style of the Tundra and loves trucks.

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Javier Villanueva
Quick Lane Technician
(515) 576-6115


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Glen VanValkenburg
Quick Lane Technician
515-576-6115

Glenn joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in June, 2019. He has two sons ages 12 and 17 and a daughter who is 23. He has been dating his girlfriend for 14 years. When he is not working Glen enjoys ATV riding, camping and fishing. His favorite vehicle on the lot is the Ford F250.

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Detail

Greg Wiley
Detail Manager
(515) 576-6115

New to the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in April, 2019 Greg brings with him experience in production, warehouse work and cooking.  He is engaged to Lindsay. Greg has 5 daughters and 2 sons.  Outside of work Greg likes to spend his time with his family and playing cards. Greg has always been a mustang guy so his favorite vehicle on our lot is of course the mustang.

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Darius Johnson
Detail Manager
515-576-6115


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Heather Smith
Detail Technician
(515) 576-6115

Heather comes to Fort Dodge Ford Toyota with over 20 years of retail and customer service experience. She has also worked as a security guard. Heather's animal family includes 1 dog, Myla and a few cats. Her animals are all rescues.  Heather enjoys college football - GO HUSKERS!  She also enjoys reading and finding new recipes.  The raptor is her favorite vehicle - she loves trucks. Heather is a cancer survivor and has been cancer free for 5 years.  Congratulations Heather!  Way to Fight the Fight!

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Billy Witte
Detail Technician
515-576-6115

Billy joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in June, 2019. He has no children although he tells us his vehicles are his children. In his own words "I'm a motorhead and I've owned 8 vehicles and counting." When he is not working he of course loves working on his 2 trucks, car and motorcycle.

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Parts

Kyle Kinseth
Parts Manager
(515) 576-3126

Kyle has been with our team since 1986 and has been working in the parts industry since 1977. He and his wife Mary Lou have one granddaughter, Abby, who is the joy of their lives. They also have a German Shepard named Luther who is the smartest dog he has ever seen. When Kyle is not at work, he enjoys canoeing and fishing Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness. He also loves the Minnesota Northwoods and tries to go as often as possible. His favorite vehicle on the lot is the F-250 Super Duty because it's a big, bad truck.

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Ken Trueblood
Parts Sales
515-576-3126

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 grandchildren 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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Nathan Schelle
Parts Sales
(515) 576-3126


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Dylan Riley
Parts Sales
(515) 576-7505

Dylan joined the Fort Dodge Ford team in November, 2017. He has a background in diesel mechanics. Dylan has two dogs, Zoey and Gunner. Zoey is a pure bred Black lab and Gunner is a husky/shepherd mix. When not at work Dylan enjoys woodworking, gaming and spending time with family and friends.

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ABRA Body Shop

Geno Kiley
Body Shop Manager
(515) 576-5645

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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Shelby Traeger
Body Shop Estimator
(515) 576-5645

Shelby joined the Fort Dodge Fort Toyota Family in June 2018. She previously worked as a Service Writer and Service Advisor. She has one dog "Annie". When she's not working Shelby enjoys riding horses and working on the farm.

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Nate Evans
Body Shop Technician
(515) 576-5645

Nate joined Fort Dodge Ford Toyota In April 2017. He has 15 years experience as an auto body technician. He is married to Melissa and they have a son, Alex and a daughter Kayla. Not to be left out is the family dog Daisy. In his free time, Nate enjoys building and restoring classic cars and building and racing race cars. Most important to Nate is family time. He tries to spend as much time as possible with his family. Nate's favorite car on the lot is the 2017 Toyota 86. He loves its superb styling and beautiful body lines.

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Kalan Guthrie
Body Shop Technician
(515) 576-5645

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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Mitch Leppert
Body Shop Technician
(515) 576-5645

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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Cody Anderson
Body Shop Technician
(515) 576-5645

Cody Anderson joined the Fort Dodge Ford  Toyota Team in January, 2018. Cody's experience includes working for Curt Bacon for 11/2 years, Metal Workz for 11/2 years and work for Decker Truck line for 11/2 years. He enjoys restoration work when he is not working. His favorite vehicle is the Mustang because it is a muscle car.                 

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Jeremy Roberts
Body Shop Technician
(515) 576-5645

Jeremy joined the Fort Dodge Ford Toyota team in August of 2018. His work experience includes 26 years as an auto body tech. Jeremy is Icar certified. He has one son, Brayton. Jeremy spends his time outside of work enjoying outdoor sports. His favorite new vehicle on the lot is the Toyota TRD Tacoma.

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