Staff


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Sales Team

Casey Johnson
Dealer Principal


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Nick Johnson
General Manager


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Corey Koehler
Used Car Manager


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Hans Halbur
Sales Manager

Hans has been in the car industry for 6 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.

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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.

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Bill Maguire
Sales Consultant/Fleet Manager
(515) 233-1913

Bill has been selling Ford's in Ames for 27 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, Collin and Reese.

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Larry Thompson
Sales Consultant
(515) 233-1913

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.

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Dave Crowley
Sales Consultant
(515) 233-1913

Dave has been in the car industry for 2 years now. He loves to golf, camp, and is a die hard Cyclone fan as well as an avid Packers and Royals fan. Dave enjoys spending time with his wife grilling and enjoying their outdoor deck.

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Shawn Johnson
Sales Consultant
(515) 233-1913

Shawn has been in the car business for 3 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.

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Travis Hagert
Internet Sales Consultant
(515) 233-1913

Travis has been in the car business for 2 years now brings 12 years of Customer Service and Sales experience with him. In his free time Travis enjoys going on adventures with his son, taco enthusiast, hitting up the waterpark and spending time with his friends and family.

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Levi Graver
Internet Sales Consultant
(515) 233-1913

Levi has been in the car industry for about a year now. 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.

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Peter Green
Internet Sales Consultant
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Eli Johnson
Sales Consultant
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Jess Marlow
Sales Consultant
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Ryan Harvey
Sales Consultant
515-233-1913


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Chris Spence
Sales Consultant
515-233-1913


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Vasista Angara
Sales Consultant
515-233-1913


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Angel Thurston
Sales Consultant
515-233-1913


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Aaron Hudson
Sales Consultant
515-233-1913


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Seth Bowen
Sales Consultant
515-233-1913


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Office Team

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.

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Stacy Klevos
Title Clerk
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Megan Cornelius
Cashier
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Chelsea Flack
Receptionist
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Service Team

Brian Anderson
Service Manager
(515) 233-1913


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Bryan Thiel
Service Advisor
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Faisal Luvaga
ROUSH Permormance Specialist
(515) 233-1913

Faisal has been in the automotive industry for 2 years now and is our Roush guru. 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.

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Brandon Barnes
Service Advisor
(515) 233-1913

Brandon is from North Dakota and been in the car industry for 5 years now. Brandon is 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.

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Parts Team

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.

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Ernie Whitehead
Parts Sales
(515) 233-1913

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.

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Finance Team

Spencer Swartzbaugh
Business Manager
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Chase Van Loon
Business Manager
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