Staff


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  • Jerry Schutte
    General Manager


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  • Dave Towner
    Sales Manager


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  • Thomas Miller
    Service Director


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  • Julie Meissner
    Controller


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  • Chuck Pelfresne
    Used Car Director Preferred Auto Dealerships
    231-557-8480


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  • Shawn Dougherty
    Parts Manager


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  • Angela Mancilla
    Accounting Specialist


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  • Heather Johnson
    Sales Consultant

    What part of the lake shore do you live in?
    Muskegon.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Tacos.
    What's your favorite Ford?
    Ford undeniably has the best truck out there. There is no touching the durability, capability and comfort the F-150 has. Don't believe me? Come check it out for yourself!
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is:
    Keep failing until you succeed.
    What advice would you give to a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    Be determined yet open minded. Listen to the customer and don't be pushy... Don't be that guy. Stand out from the rest and go above and beyond.
    What is the most inspiring part of your job?
    Knowing I helped make dreams come true.
    If I were a superhero, my superpower would be:
    Pause or slow down time so I could cherish life's moments with my son. I miss out on so much at times.

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  • Paul Hirn
    Sales Consultant


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  • Chad "Ducky" Gitchel
    Sales Consultant

    What part of Grand Haven do you live in?
    Downtown.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Pizza
    What's your favorite Ford?
    Taurus, it brings back good memories driving around with my grandpa.
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is:
    Stay positive.
    What advice would you give to a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    Run! Out of the lot and start building relationships.
    What is the most inspiring part of your job?
    When I can get those who felt there was no hope of financing approved and out on the road in their new vehicle.
    If I were a superhero, my superpower would be:
    That of Peter Petrelli's, collecting the powers of others around me. With such a wide spread portfolio of powers I would be unstoppable.

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  • Benjamin Oviedo Jr
    Sales Consultant

    What part of the lake shore do you live in?
    I live in Hart, north of Grand Haven.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Pizza
    What's your favorite Ford?
    I really like Ford F-150 pick up. This truck is made for both, work and luxury.
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is:
    I was told in the military to always be ready to any situation and to over come it.
    What advice would you give to a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    I would advice them to learn about the product they are selling and to be patient.
    If I were a superhero, my superpower would be:
    I would like the power of strength. It would be cool to help those in trouble like lifting a car or even parts of a house that has caved in.

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  • Ashley Sietsema
    Title/Accounting
    6168420600


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  • John Sweeney
    Internet Manager
    1-877-703-4795


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  • Tapries Shappel
    Sales Consultant


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  • Shey Strickland
    Sales Consultant


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  • Taylor Henkel
    Sales Consultant
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    What part of Grand Haven do you live in?
    West Olive.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Pizza
    What's your favorite Ford?
    F-150, you can't beat a Ford truck.
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is:
    Treat customers like you would like to be treated.
    What advice would you give to a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    Have fun and don't give up.
    What is the most inspiring part of your job?
    Completely satisfied customers.
    If I were a superhero, my superpower would be:
    Mind reading.

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  • Sebastian Foglio
    Sales Consultant


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  • Dennis Harjer
    Sales Consultant


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  • Zack Jannenga
    Parts Specialist


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  • Joshua Lummen
    Sales Consultant

    What part of the lake shore do you live in?
    Fruitport.

    Pizza or tacos?
    Pizza.

    What's your favorite Toyota and why?
    F150. I'm just a truck guy.

    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is: Stop looking for Miss Perfect and start looking for Miss Right.

    What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    This is a business with a lot of rejection. The word "No" is just that, a word, not a period of time. So let it go and move toward your "Yes."

    What's the most inspiring part of your job?

    I love helping people who need a new car but think there is no hope for them. When they leave in their new car, that is the best feeling ever.

    If I were a superhero, my superpower would be:
    Super speed, because I have four kids.

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  • Don Blackmer
    Service Advisor
    1-877-703-4795


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  • Caylee Feenstra
    Service Advisor


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  • Abe Miller
    Service Advisor
    616-842-0600


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  • JoAnna Manning


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