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Sales Team

Casey Johnson

Nick Johnson

Corey Koehler
Used Car Manager

Corey has been with Ames Ford for 7 years now and in the car industry for 15 years. In his spare time he like to spend time with his lovely wife Rachael and his 3 kids.

Hans Halbur
New Car Manager

Hans has been here for 5 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.

Craig Ayers
Nevada Automotive Manager/Sales
(515) 382-2174

Craig has been in the car business for 36 years and here for 30 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.

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

Bill has been selling Ford's in Ames for 28 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.

Larry Thompson
Sales Consultant
(515) 233-1913

Larry has been in the car industry for several years, 40 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.

Dave Crowley
Sales Consultant
(515) 233-1913

Dave has been in the car industry for 3 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.

Shawn Johnson
Lincoln Brand Manager
(515) 233-1913

Shawn has been in the car business for 5 years now. He is happily married to his wife and they have 3 dogs. In his spare time Shawn likes to travel and also likes to collect automobile memorabilia.

Travis Hagert
Certified 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 and fiancé Kate. He is an experienced taco enthusiast and loves hitting up the lake floating on his giant unicorn with friends.

Levi Graver
Certified Internet Sales Consultant
(515) 233-1913

Levi has been in the car industry for 2 years 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.

Peter Green
Certified Internet Sales Consultant

Eli Johnson
Certified Internet Sales Consultant

Eli has been here for a little over a year now. Eli loves the outdoors from hiking through the Rocky Mountains to snowboarding at 7 Oaks. He loves to spend time with friends, trying new foods and riding four wheelers on the farm.

Jess Marlow
Sales Consultant

Jess has been in the car business for about 2 years now. In his free time he likes spend time with his dog Sadie and root for the Vikings. He also is an avid golfer and likes to watch movies and hang out with his friends.

Ryan Harvey
Certified Internet Sales Consultant

Ryan has been with Ames Ford Lincoln for a year now. He lives in northern Iowa with his wife, Jill, and sons, Philip and Ben. A diehard Cyclone fan, in his spare time, he enjoys grilling, bicycling with his family, and helping with his in-law's hobby farm.

Chris Spence
Sales Consultant

Chris is new to Ames Ford and resident of Ames. In his spare time he likes to Rodeo, judge livestock and is the IRCA Bareback Riding Director here in Iowa.

Angel Thurston
Sales Consultant

Angel is a veteran in the car business with 10 years of experience. She has 4 boys and loves to read. In her spare time she likes to go fishing and an avid fan of NASCAR.

Seth Bowen
Sales Consultant

Seth has been in the automotive industry for 15 years now and married to his lovely wife Emily. They have 2 children Aria and Finnick. Seth is an avid dirt track racing fan and loves to work on cars. He also loves to hunt and fish.

Jace Byers
Sales Consultaant

Jace is a new addition to Ames Ford. He is a huge Vikings fan and never misses a game and loves to hang out with family and friends.


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.

Stacy Klevos
Title Clerk

Megan Cornelius

Chelsea Flack
Service Cashier


Service Team

Brian Anderson
Service Manager
(515) 233-1913

Bryan Thiel
Service Advisor

Brian has been with us for about 2 years now and is married to his beautiful wife Heather. They have 3 children Hannah, Nick, and Adam. Brian also likes to golf, fish and ride his motorcycle and volunteer for local community projects.

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.

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.


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.

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.


Finance Team

Spencer Swartzbaugh
Business Manager

Spencer has been in the car business for 7 years now. He is an avid sports fan of the 49ers, St. Louis Cardinals, and Bulls fan. Spencer also likes to explore the world with his fiancé Allyson.

Chase Van Loon
Business Manager

Chase has been here for over a year now. He loves playing intramural basketball and is a huge Mavericks fan. He and his fiancé are soon to me married and have a dog named Luka. 

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