Staff


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Executive Management

Russ & Ilene Briggs
Owners

Russ Briggs and his wife Ilene have been in business for over 35 years.  They started with a small pre-owned lot in Manhattan Ks and have grown to 15 stores throughout Kansas.  They have been voted the #1 dealership in NE Kansas by providing 100% customer satisfaction; not only in the vehicle you purchase but also in the way you purchase it.  Briggs goal is to continue providing you with that same kind of 100% customer satisfaction in SE Kansas.

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Sales

Scott Watkins
Sales Advisor


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Rich Aydelotte
Sales Expert
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Rich has been selling new and used Toyota, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram models for 35 years, right here in Fort Scott, KS.  He's also sold new Plymouth, Cadillac, Lincoln, Oldsmobile, Mercury and Pontiacs over those years.  He leans on his experience and charm to give his customers an excellent sales experience.  His customer first approach has rewarded him with many Salesman of the Year awards throughout his career.

He is a Fort Scott High School graduate and obtained degrees from both Fort Scott Community College and Pittsburg State University.  He is an HPA board member and enjoys playing golf in his spare time. 

For all his achievements and accomplishments he is most proud of raising his three boys, Chris, Jeremy and Kimble with his wife of 38 years, Jonnie, in the great community of Fort Scott, KS.

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Steve Fortenberry
Sales Consultant


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Service

Chris Beck
Service/Parts Manager


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Lowell Beerbower
Parts Manager


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Geoff Sinkonic
GM Service Manager


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Mark Olkowski
Parts


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Josh Mitchell
Service Advisor


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Office

Valerie Grisson
Controller


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Jackie Demott
Billing


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Carol Lydic
Receptionist


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Becky Headrick
Payroll


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Alissa Thurber
Accounting


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