Meet the Staff



  • Aaron Logan

    Aaron Logan

    Finance Manager

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  • Jarrod Reese

    Jarrod Reese

    Business Manager

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  • Levi Graver

    Levi Graver

    Internet Sales Manager

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    Levi is new to the car industry. Levi is a graduate of ISU with a Bachelor degree. In his free time Levi works on the family farm, hanging out with friends and works on diesels for a hobby.

  • Travis Hagert

    Travis Hagert

    Internet Sales Manager

    (515) 233-1913

    Travis is new to the car business but brings 10 years of Customer Service and Sales experience with him. In his free time Travis enjoys going on adventures with his 6 year old son, eating tacos, hitting up the waterpark and spending time with his friends and family.


  • Brandon Barnes

    Brandon Barnes

    Floor Sales Manager

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    Brandon is from North Dakota and a graduate of ISU and was a member of the Iowa State Track Team. In his free time he likes to hunt and is still an active runner.  

  • Corey Koehler

    Corey Koehler

    Sales Manager

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  • Hans Halbur

    Hans Halbur

    Sales Manager

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    Hans has been in the car industry for 4 years now and a graduate from UNI. He grew up in Carroll County on a farm with 3 brothers. Hans is married to his high school sweetheart, Alicia. Hans loves spending time outdoors with friends.


  • Katelynn Venner

    Katelynn Venner


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    Katelynn is new to the automotive industry.  She is a recent graduate from the University of Northern Iowa.  In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

  • Melissa Gillen

    Melissa Gillen

    Title Clerk

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    Melissa has been at Ames Ford now for over a year. Melissa likes to spend time with her daughter and go on bicycle rides on the local bike paths.

  • Stacey Klevos

    Stacey Klevos


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  • Wendy McMillen

    Wendy McMillen

    Office Manager

    Wendy has been with Ames Ford Lincoln for 17 years and is married with 2 very active boys. In her spare time she loves spending time with family and friends.


  • Ernie Whitehead

    Ernie Whitehead

    Parts Sales

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    Ernie has been in the auto industry for about 37 now. Ernie is married to his Lori for 30 years and they have 4 children. In his spare time Ernie likes to ride motorcycles and frequent country music concerts.

  • Shane Krukow

    Shane Krukow

    Parts Manager

    (515) 233-1913

    Shane has been in the car industry for 15 year and is married to his wife Leslie. They have a son Zach and enjoy riding ATV's, camping and going to truck pulls. They also have a dog named Oakland named after their favorite NFL team.


  • Bill Maguire

    Bill Maguire

    Sales Consultant

    (515) 233-1913

    Bill has been selling Ford's in Ames for 26 years and is married to his wife Jean. He has 4 children, Dan, Beth, Scott, and Chris. Bill loves spending time with his 3 grandchildren, Charlie and Collin.

  • Bob Berry

    Bob Berry

    Commercial Sales Manager

    (515) 233-1913

    Bob has been in the auto industry and commercial vehicle sales for over 20 years. Bob enjoys many hobbies and activities like motorcycles, boating, woodworking, restoring cars, boats and motorcycles.

  • Craig Ayers

    Craig Ayers

    Nevada Automotive Manager/Sales

    (515) 382-2174

    Craig has been in the car business for 36 years and here for 27 years. Married to his wonderful wife Vickie and they have four daughters. In his spare time Craig loves to spend time with his grandchildren and spending time outdoors with his dogs.

  • Dan Berry

    Dan Berry

    Sales Consultant

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    Dan is new to the auto industry with a year of experience. Dan is married to his lovely wife Amanda.

  • Daniel Patterson

    Daniel Patterson

    Sales Consultant

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  • Dave Crowley

    Dave Crowley

    Sales Consultant

    (515) 233-1913

    Dave is new to the industry. He loves to golf, camp, and is a die hard Cyclone fan. He also an avid Packers and Royals fan. Dave enjoys spending time with his wife grilling and enjoying their deck.

  • Faisal  Luvaga

    Faisal Luvaga

    Roush Performance Manager

    (515) 233-1913

    Faisal is new to the automotive industry, but is quickly adapting. He is also the Roush Performance Manager, which fits with his love and knowledge of sports cars. Faisal enjoys hanging out with his dog Bentley and two cats, Kevin and Ross. Faisal is also an avid musician and spends much of his free time playing guitar.

  • Kerrigan Kohnen

    Kerrigan Kohnen


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  • Larry Thompson

    Larry Thompson

    Sales Consultant

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    Larry has been in the car industry for 40 years, 24 of which are here at Ames Ford Lincoln. Larry is married to his wife Linda and they have 3 children, Kristin, Kory, and Kyle. In his spare time Larry enjoys spending time with his family and date night at the movies once a week with Linda.

  • Lexi Fairbanks

    Lexi Fairbanks

    Sales Consultant

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  • Naday Chandler

    Naday Chandler

    Sales Consultant

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  • Shawn Johnson

    Shawn Johnson

    Sales Consultant

    (515) 233-1913

    Shawn has been in the car business for 2 years now. He is happily married to his wife and they have 2 dogs. In his spare time Shawn likes to travel and also likes to collect automobile memorabilia. Shawn is also our Lincoln Brand Champion here at Ames Ford.

  • Stuart Cretsinger

    Stuart Cretsinger

    Sales Consultant

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  • Bill Robb

    Bill Robb

    Service Advisor

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  • Brian Anderson

    Brian Anderson

    Service Advisor

    (515) 233-1913

  • John Weber

    John Weber

    Service Manager

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  • Staci Harris

    Staci Harris

    Nevada Automotive

    (515) 233-1913

    Staci has worked here for a little over 2 years now. In her free time she loves to play pool, spend time with her two sons, and hanging out with friends.


Ames Ford Lincoln
123 Airport Rd
Ames, IA 50010
Phone: (515) 233-1913
Toll Free: (888) 849-4708 Service: (515) 233-1916 Toll Free: (888) 901-8067

Sales Hours

Mon: 8:00a - 8:00p
Tues: 8:00a - 8:00p
Wed: 8:00a - 8:00p
Thurs: 8:00a - 8:00p
Fri: 8:00a - 6:00p
Sat: 8:00a - 5:00p
Sun: Closed

Service Hours

Mon: 7:00a - 6:00p
Tues: 7:00a - 6:00p
Wed: 7:00a - 6:00p
Thurs: 7:00a - 6:00p
Fri: 7:00a - 6:00p
Sat: 7:30a - 5:00p
Sun: Closed
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