Staff

Management/Office

  • Jacob Sacks

    Jacob Sacks

    VW General Manager

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    Jacob Sacks

    Jacob Sacks

    VW General Manager

    Jake Sacks is entering his 14th year at Crown Automotive. He is a proud father of four – Stella, Maverick, Mack, and Maddox- and wife Brittany. When he’s not at the dealership he enjoys watching sports and spending time with the family. Customer experience and satisfaction is his top priority.

  • Paul Blake

    Paul Blake

    Comptroller

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    Paul Blake

    Paul Blake

    Comptroller

    Paul is originally from Kansas City but now lives in Lawrence. Paul has been working at Crown for 20+ years.

  • Brenda Roberts

    Brenda Roberts

    Accounts Payable Clerk

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    Brenda Roberts

    Brenda Roberts

    Accounts Payable Clerk

    Brenda Roberts is a Human Resources/Accounts Payable clerk here at Crown. She is originally from Baldwin City, KS. She most enjoys the friendly employees she works with, and there is never a dull moment. She would describe Crown as a great experience. In her free time Brenda loves to cook/bake. If she could only eat one meal for the rest of her life, she would eat scrapple with fried eggs and bacon!

  • Susan Williams

    Susan Williams

    Accounts Receivable

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    Susan Williams

    Susan Williams

    Accounts Receivable

    Susan Williams, originally from Pratt, KS is Crown Automotive’s bookkeeper. Her favorite thing about Crown is it feels like seeing family everyday. She enjoys that her and her co-workers can all have fun AND get their job done at the same time! In her free time, Susan enjoys spending time with her 8 grandchildren and watching football. If she could meet anyone in the world, she would choose Katherine Hepburn. Susan’s go-to karaoke song is “Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond. If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she would pick mashed potatoes — no butter or gravy (yummy).

  • Misty Eaton

    Misty Eaton

    Title Clerk

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    Misty Eaton

    Misty Eaton

    Title Clerk

    Misty Eaton, one of Crowns Title and Billing Clerks, originally comes from Ft. Worth, TX, but has lived in Lawrence, KS since 2004. The thing she loves most about Crown is the camaraderie with her fellow co-workers. She says it’s like having a lot of brothers! She loves that it is such a friendly environment and feels that the employees are not pushy or over-bearing. In her free-time Misty enjoys making wood and canvas crafts. If she could spend one day with anyone, she would pick country singer Reba McIntyre.

  • Lisa  Boley

    Lisa Boley

    Title Clerk

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    Lisa  Boley

    Lisa Boley

    Title Clerk

    Lisa Boley is from California and is a Title Clerk here at Crown. She enjoys spending time with her kids and grandson, fishing, NASCAR, and being outdoors. If she could only eat one meal the rest of her life, she’d eat mexican food. If Lisa could spend the day with anyone, she’d spend it with her grandson.

  • Deborah Kurtz

    Deborah Kurtz

    HR Manager

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    Deborah Kurtz

    Deborah Kurtz

    HR Manager

    Deborah E Kurtz is from Quincy, IL and is the HR manager here at Crown. She is a friendly people person who enjoys traveling, fresh fruit, and the being around the great people at Crown. If she could spend the day with anyone, she would spend it with her dad.

  • Connie Oelschlaeger

    Connie Oelschlaeger

    Customer and Consumer Relations Manager

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    Connie Oelschlaeger

    Connie Oelschlaeger

    Customer and Consumer Relations Manager

    Can you remember when Drag Strip Road was just a gravel road — out in the country? Then it was paved and turned into Wakarusa? (1988) Or how about when 23rd street west of Iowa went from a two lane street to a four lane? (1978). Or better still, when that same street was gravel and got paved for the first time? (1970). My name is Connie Beebe, and yes, I am a proud Lawrence-Lifer. (Go Lions!) I am married to Gary Beebe and we have 5 adult children, 5 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild.

  • Lacie Ludolph

    Lacie Ludolph

    Social Media Specialist

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    Lacie Ludolph

    Lacie Ludolph

    Social Media Specialist

    Lacie, originally from Waverly, KS, is the Social Media Specialist here at Crown. She loves spending her time crafting, reading, and playing with her dogs. If Lacie had to eat only one thing for the rest of her life she would eat pizza. At karaoke night, she would sing any kind of country song.

  • David Boyd

    David Boyd

    Property Maintenance Manager

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    David Boyd

    David Boyd

    Property Maintenance Manager

    David E. Boyd is our Building and Property Maintenance Manager. He is originally from New Bury Port, Massachusetts and graduated from WSU. His favorite thing about working here is the great employees and the challenging/interesting work. He’d tell a new Crown customer to “be prepared to be treated as if you are the most important customer at our facility”. His favorite hobby is fishin’ and auctions. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he’d choose God/Jesus. His go-to karaoke song is “Man in the Mirror” by Michael Jackson. His one piece of advice for everyone is to set your goals early in life so you can benefit from them as you age.

Sales

  • Randy  Habiger

    Randy Habiger

    Toyota General Manager

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    Randy  Habiger

    Randy Habiger

    Toyota General Manager

    Randy Habiger is the General Manager at Crown Toyota. He is from Ellinwood, KS and is a graduate of Barton CC and N.A.D.A Dealer Academy. His favorite thing about working at Crown is the camaraderie and exciting atmosphere. He would describe Crown as a rewarding and enjoyable team environment. Randy and his wife Tara have been married 20 years and they have 4 kids. If he could spend the day with any famous person (living or dead), he would choose Warren Buffet. His karaoke song of choice is “Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey. If Randy had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he’d choose the Fat Tuesday Quesadilla from Henry T’s.

  • Jamie Engnehl

    Jamie Engnehl

    Sales Manager

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    Jamie Engnehl

    Jamie Engnehl

    Sales Manager

    Jamie is from Lawrence, KS. She studied Business at the University of Kansas. She is the Sales Manager here at Crown. She enjoys the diversity of people she works with, and sells cars to, and would best describe Crown Automotive as a place that likes to create relationships and make our customers a part of the Crown family! Jamie loves to travel and enjoys spending time with her kids. Jamie’s favorite food is pasta, and her go to karaoke song is “Sweet home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynrd. If Jamie could spend a day with any famous person, she would choose Peyton Manning.

  • Brent Cutler

    Brent Cutler

    Sales Manager

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    Brent Cutler

    Brent Cutler

    Sales Manager

    Brent is a Topeka native who currently lives in Lawrence. Brent is also a huge Royals fan!

  • Zac Swearingen

    Zac Swearingen

    Pre-Owned Sales Manager

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    Zac Swearingen

    Zac Swearingen

    Pre-Owned Sales Manager

    Zac Swearingen is the Pre-Owned Sales Manager at Crown. He is originally from St. Joseph, MO. He has three daughters and has been with Crown for 20 years. Zac’s hobbies include ice skating and watching golf. He looks forward to helping you find the right car here at Crown!

  • Tom Overton

    Tom Overton

    Training Manager

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    Tom Overton

    Tom Overton

    Training Manager

    Tom is a Training Manager originally from Wichita, KS. He received his education from the Navy after graduating high school. Toms favorite part about Crown is the people: both co-workers and customers, as well as its friendly atmosphere. In his down time he enjoys landscaping and gardening. If he could, Tom would spend one day with John Kennedy. His favorite food it potato salad, and his go-to karaoke song would be “Issues” by Julia Michaels.

  • Charlie Ross

    Charlie Ross

    Sales Consultant

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    Charlie Ross

    Charlie Ross

    Sales Consultant

    Charlie Ross is a Sales Consultant at Crown. He is from Kansas City. Charlie enjoys golf and poker. If he could only eat one meal the rest of his life, he would eat steak. He unfortunately would not sing at karaoke night. If he could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with Jack Nicklaus.

  • Christian Brooks

    Christian Brooks

    Sales Consultant

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    Christian Brooks

    Christian Brooks

    Sales Consultant

    Christian Brooks, from Topeka, KS, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He loves sports, he coaches and watches a lot of football. He also enjoys hanging out with his friends and family. If Christian could only eat one meal for the rest of his life, he’d eat fried chicken and mashed potatoes. His go-to karaoke song is “All Falls Down” by Kanye West. If he could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with Jesus.

  • David Wilson

    David Wilson

    Sales Consultant

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    David Wilson

    David Wilson

    Sales Consultant

    David Wilson is from Lebo, Ks. He graduated from Bethel college in 1997 with a B.A. degree. David is a Sales Consultant and enjoys working with people. He describes Crown as a people-oriented dealership who cares about it’s employees and puts their customers first. His favorite meal is a steak with a side salad and enjoys windsurfing in his pass-time. David has two kids and is a former divorce mediator. If David could spend the day with any famous person he would choose Ayn Rand, and his go-to karaoke artist is Chris Stapleton.

  • Gabby McGann

    Gabby McGann

    Sales Consultant

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    Gabby McGann

    Gabby McGann

    Sales Consultant

    Gabby McGann, from Jacksonville, NC, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. She enjoys watching football, especially the Carolina Panthers, sand volleyball, and binge watching movies. If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she’d eat Chinese food. Gabby’s go-to karaoke song is “Wake Me Before You Go,” by Wham! If she could spend the day with anyone, she’d spend it with Freddie Mercury.

  • Jadyn Anderson

    Jadyn Anderson

    Sales Consultant

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    Jadyn Anderson

    Jadyn Anderson

    Sales Consultant

    Jadyn Anderson is from Kansas City, KS and is a Sales Consultant at Crown. She is a great cook who also loves to paint, go to the gym, and take her dogs to the park. If she had to eat the same meal forever, she’d eat shrimp fried rice. Her go-to karaoke song is Bodak Yellow. If Jadyn could spend the day with anyone, she’d spend it with Cardi B.

  • Jappi Singh

    Jappi Singh

    Sales Consultant

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    Jappi Singh

    Jappi Singh

    Sales Consultant

    Jappi Singh, from Emporia, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He is very adventurous and enjoys autocross, golf, and working on his car. If Jappi could only eat one meal for the rest of his life, he’d eat a rare fillet mignon with cream corn and mashed potatoes. If he could spend the day with anyone, he’d spend it with Elon Musk.

  • Joe Higdon

    Joe Higdon

    Sales Consultant

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    Joe Higdon

    Joe Higdon

    Sales Consultant

    Joe Higdon, a Sales Consultant for Crown, is originally from Garland, TX. His favorite part about working at Crown is the interaction with all the different people, and he truly believes it is a nice place to visit. In his free time Joe loves riding his bike — he participates in the MS 150 every year, 11 thus far. Joe’s go-to karaoke song would be “Free Bird” by Lynyrd Skynrd (he goes to remark that everyone would be required to wear ear-plugs). If he could only have one meal for the rest of his life, it would be beef stroganoff.

  • Josh Abel

    Josh Abel

    Sales Consultant

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    Josh Abel

    Josh Abel

    Sales Consultant

    Josh Abel, a Sales Consultant, is originally from Winchester, KS. He attended both JCCC as well as the University of Kansas. His favorite thing about Crown is the fact that it isn’t a ‘typical dealership.’ Josh is the oldest of four boys, and enjoys driving around in his Polaris Ranger in his free-time. If he could spend one day with anyone he would choose actress Emma Watson. His go to karaoke song is “Hero” by Enrique Iglesias. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, it would be barbecue chicken pizza (Red Baron) with copious amounts of ranch sauce.

  • Justin Hulshof

    Justin Hulshof

    Sales Consultant

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    Justin Hulshof

    Justin Hulshof

    Sales Consultant

    Justin Hulshof, originally from Texas is a Sales Consultant in the E-Commerce Department. He graduated from the University of Kansas in 1998 with a B.A. in Psychology. What he enjoys most about Crown are his fellow co-workers, as well as the professional, low-pressure environment. In his free-time, Justin enjoys mountain biking and eating tacos. His go-to karaoke song is “Lady Picture Show” by the Stone Temple Pilots.

  • Kegan Radcliff

    Kegan Radcliff

    Sales Consultant

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    Kegan Radcliff

    Kegan Radcliff

    Sales Consultant

    Kegan Radcliff is a Sales Consultant at Crown. He enjoys running and spending time with his family. If he had to eat one food the rest of his life, he’d eat chips and salsa.

  • Kelly Glaze

    Kelly Glaze

    Sales Consultant

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    Kelly Glaze

    Kelly Glaze

    Sales Consultant

    Kelly Glaze, originally from Emporia, KS is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He attended Emporia State University. His favorite thing about working here is the chance to work with many different types of customers and helping them find the perfect car. He’d describe Crown as a place with very laid back employees with a low pressure sales approach. Kelly has three children aged 22, 20, and 14. His favorite hobby is hunting and fishing. If he could spend the day weith any famous person, he’d choose Cling Eastwood. His go-to karaoke song is “Love Shack” by the B-52’s and his favorite food his steak and lobster.

  • Milton Ulreich

    Milton Ulreich

    Sales Consultant

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    Milton Ulreich

    Milton Ulreich

    Sales Consultant

    Milton Ulreich, from Kansas City, MO, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He enjoys shooting hoops, grilling, and singing. If he could eat one thing for the rest of his life, he would eat a plain cheeseburger. His go-to karaoke song is BST by Polo G. If Milton could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with Kobe Bryant.

  • Myk Barta

    Myk Barta

    Sales Consultant

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    Myk Barta

    Myk Barta

    Sales Consultant

    Myk Barta is a Sales Consultant originally from Lawrence, KS. His favorite part about being a member of Crown is being able to help people get the vehicle that they want/need. He believes Crown is the place to buy the vehicle of your dreams! He loves music, and joys going to the dirt track races in his free-time. If he could spend one day with anyone, he would pick musician Elvis Presley. His go-to karaoke song would be anything by Journey.

  • Nile Hamer

    Nile Hamer

    Sales Consultant

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    Nile Hamer

    Nile Hamer

    Sales Consultant

    Nile Hamer, from Huntsville, TX, is a Crown Sales Consultant. Nile had previously bought a car from Crown and decided to join our team. He is an avid hunter, enjoys riding his motorcycles, and is excited to be finished with his degree at KU. Nile’s hobbies include archery, motorcycle tinkering, and training his bird dog. If Nile had to eat the same meal forever, he’d eat anything from What-a-burger. At karaoke night, Nile would serenade everyone with “Happy Birthday”. If he could spend the day with anyone, he’d spend it with his grandpa.

  • Pete James

    Pete James

    Sales Consultant

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    Pete James

    Pete James

    Sales Consultant

    Pete James, originally from Lawrence, KS, is a Sales Consultant a part of the E-Commerce Department. What he enjoys most about Crown is meeting new people and interacting with customers. He loves basketball and Chipotle chicken tacos. If he could spend one day with anyone, he would pick athlete Michael Jordan.

  • Terry Anderson

    Terry Anderson

    Sales Consultant

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    Terry Anderson

    Terry Anderson

    Sales Consultant

    Terry Anderson is from Ulysses, KS, and is a Sales Consultant at Crown. Terry enjoys live music, golf, cooking, and family. If he could only eat one meal the rest of his life, he’d eat eggs, bacon, and hashbrowns. At karaoke night, Terry would sing “Stand By Your Man”. If he could spend the day with anyone, he’d spend it with Jesus.

  • Tristan Bland

    Tristan Bland

    Sales Consultant

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    Tristan Bland

    Tristan Bland

    Sales Consultant

    Tristan is a Sales Consultant originally from Augusta, KS. His favorite thing about Crown is his co-workers, as well as being able to better a customers car situation. He really enjoys the relaxed atmosphere and super friendly staff. In his free-time he enjoys cooking, hunting, fishing, and recording music. His go to karaoke song is “County Boy” by Aaron Lewis. If Tristan could eat one thing for the rest of his life, it would be a B.L.T. with avocado and pork-belly.

  • Van Thompson

    Van Thompson

    Sales Consultant

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    Van Thompson

    Van Thompson

    Sales Consultant

    Van Thompson, originally from the Tri Cities in Nebraska, is a Sales Consultant for Crown Volkswagen. He attended Washburn University. His favorite thing about working here is that the car buying process is simplified. He’d describe Crown as the place you go to avoid the hassle when you’re looking to purchase a vehicle. Van used to sing in a heavy metal band. He enjoys playing video games. If he could spend the day with any famous person he’d choose Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. His go-to karaoke song is “Turn the Page” by Bob Seger. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he would eat a medium-rare porterhouse, house salad with ranch, mashed potatoes and brown gravy, and green beans.

  • Zack Krishtalka

    Zack Krishtalka

    Sales Consultant

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    Zack Krishtalka

    Zack Krishtalka

    Sales Consultant

    Zack Krishtalka is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Crown. Zack has lived in Lawrence since he was 3 years old. He enjoys composing and performing music. If he had to eat the same meal the rest of his life, he would eat pesto chicken pasta. At karaoke, you’d hear Zack sing “Pick Up the Pieces” by Average White Band. If Zack could spend the day with literally anyone to ever exist, he would spend it with Guy Fieri.

Service

  • Ed Keane

    Ed Keane

    Service Manager

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    Ed Keane

    Ed Keane

    Service Manager

    Ed Keane, the Volkswagen Service Manager, is originally from Leavenworth, KS — as well as Laurel, MD, Okinawa Japan, Seoul South Korea, and finally Lawrence, KS. He graduated high school in Seoul South Korea and went on to study at KCKCC and the University of Kansas. His favorite part about Crown Automotive is the interaction with different customers and knowing that every day will be different than the last. He feels that Crown has a “small town feel” even though it is one of the biggest/busiest dealers in Lawrence, KS. In his spare time, Ed enjoys arts and crafts, as well as cooking. His go-to karaoke song is “1000 Years” by Christina Perri. If he could only have one meal for the rest of his life, we would pick rib-eye steak.

  • Doug Sutton

    Doug Sutton

    Service Advisor

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    Doug Sutton

    Doug Sutton

    Service Advisor

    Doug Sutton, originally from Eugene, Oregon, is a Service Advisor in our Volkswagen Service Department. He was in the Air National Guard and attended Portland Community College for criminal justice. He enjoys helping customers fix there cars and says “whether it be parts, service, or sales, your experience will be unique, memorable and positive”. Doug is a dad that also has a passion for cars. His favorite hobby is taking road trips. If he could spend the day with any famous person he’d choose Jay Leno. His go to karaoke song is “Hot in Herre” by Nelly and his favorite food is Chinese food.

  • Josh Purvis

    Josh Purvis

    Service Advisor

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    Josh Purvis

    Josh Purvis

    Service Advisor

    Josh Purvis, from Charlottesville, Virginia, is a Parts Consultant here at Crown. He has been working with cars since he was 11. Josh’s hobbies include cars, trucks, music, and theater. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he’d eat enchiladas. At karaoke night, you’d hear Josh singing “Carry On Wayward Son”. If he could spend the day with anyone, Josh would spend it with Felix Wankel.

  • Ashlyn Sloan

    Ashlyn Sloan

    BDC Representative

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    Ashlyn Sloan

    Ashlyn Sloan

    BDC Representative

    Ashlyn Sloan is from Topeka, KS and is a Front Desk Receptionist. Ashlyn would say she lives life to the beat of her own drum. Some of her hobbies include reading, camping, crocheting, and spending time with her family. If she could only eat one meal the rest of her life, she’d eat pasta. At karaoke night, Ashlyn would sing a Disney song. If she could spend the day with anyone, she’d spend it with her mother.

  • Bridgit Hoffman

    Bridgit Hoffman

    BDC Representative

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    Bridgit Hoffman

    Bridgit Hoffman

    BDC Representative

    Bridgit Hoffman, from Lawrence, is a BDC Representative here at Crown. She enjoys the outdoors, the country, and animals. She spends her free time singing and watching horror films. If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she’d eat crab rangoon. Bridgit would sing “Just a Girl” by No Doubt. If she could spend the day with anyone, she’d spend it with her brother Patrick.

  • Fee Manshizadeh

    Fee Manshizadeh

    Service Associate

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    Fee Manshizadeh

    Service Associate

  • Brett Shackelford

    Brett Shackelford

    Master Technician

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    Brett Shackelford

    Brett Shackelford

    Master Technician

    Brett Shackelford, the Master Technician at Crown Volkswagen, was born in Lawrence, KS and graduated from Lawrence High. He has been working at Crown for 25 years.

  • Jason  Paterson

    Jason Paterson

    Service Technician

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    Jason  Paterson

    Jason Paterson

    Service Technician

    Jason Patterson is a Service Technician here at Crown. Jason enjoys spending his time hunting and fishing. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he would eat fried chicken. Jason, unfortunately, wouldn’t sing at karaoke night. If he could spend one day with anyone, he would spend it with his grandmother.

  • Justin Leonard

    Justin Leonard

    Service Technician

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    Justin Leonard

    Justin Leonard

    Service Technician

    I am from Lawrence, I currently go to LHS and working part time. I enjoy hanging out with friends and playing guitar.

  • Max Gottschamer

    Max Gottschamer

    Service Apprentice

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    Max Gottschamer

    Max Gottschamer

    Service Apprentice

    Born and raised in Lawrence, recently graduated from LHS. Some hobbies I enjoy include riding dirt bikes and fishing with friends

  • Robert Richardson

    Robert Richardson

    Service Technician

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    Robert Richardson

    Robert Richardson

    Service Technician

    Robert Richardson, from Osawatomie, KS, is a Service Technician here at Crown. He loves baseball, enjoys taking his dog to the dog park and spending time with his family. If he could only eat one meal for the rest of his life, he would eat his mom’s chicken nachos. His go-to karaoke song is “Aw Naw” by Chris Young. If Robert could spend the day with anyone, he would to spend it with “Shoeless” Joe Jackson.

  • Jabin Absher

    Jabin Absher

    Lead Xpress Technician

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    Jabin Absher

    Jabin Absher

    Lead Xpress Technician

    Jabin Absher, from Lawrence, is the Lead Xpress Technician here at Crown Volkswagen. In his free time he enjoys playing with his dog, playing video games, and shooting guns. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life he’d choose a Las Vegas style buffet, that way he could eat whatever he wanted. Jabin’s go-to karaoke song is Tequila by The Champs. If he could spend one day with anyone he’d spend it with Pablo Escobar.

  • Evan  Pahcoddy

    Evan Pahcoddy

    Xpress Technician

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    Evan Pahcoddy

    Xpress Technician

    Evan Pahcoddy, from Baldwin City, is an Xpress Technician here at Crown Volkswagen. He is an Eagle Scout and enjoys playing baseball. If Evan could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he would choose chicken alfredo. His go-to karaoke song is Bohemian Rhapsody. If he could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with his grandfather.

  • Spencer Archer

    Spencer Archer

    XPress Technician

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    Spencer Archer

    Spencer Archer

    XPress Technician

    Spencer Archer is an Xpress Technician at Crown Volkswagen. He enjoys the crew he works with and would describe Crown as an experience waiting to happen. Spencer enjoys being around/working on cars and his favorite hobbies are fixing things and playing games. If he could spend the day with one famous person, he would choose Jason Statham. He probably wouldn’t sing anything at karaoke. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he’d choose some kind of meat.

Parts

  • Jerod Lamb

    Jerod Lamb

    Parts Manager

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    Jerod Lamb

    Jerod Lamb

    Parts Manager

    Jerod Lamb, originally from Lucas, KS, is the Parts Manager at Crown Volkswagen. He received a degree in Massage Therapy before joining the Crown family. His favorite part about Crown is his co-workers, as well as the fact that it’s the BEST place in Kansas to buy a vehicle! Most of his down-time is spent on the lake bass fishing (both for pleasure and competition). If Jerod could spend one day with anyone in the word, he would pick Arnold Schwarzenegger. His go-to karaoke song is “Livin’ on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi.

  • Daniel Woods

    Daniel Woods

    Parts Specialist

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    Daniel Woods

    Daniel Woods

    Parts Specialist

    Daniel Woods, from Wichita, KS, is the Parts Specialist here at Crown Volkswagen. He enjoys watching and playing football and baseball, playing video games, and watching Netflix. Daniel also calls himself a “huge history nerd.” If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he’d eat steak, baked potatoes, and green beans. His go-to karaoke song is “Don’t Stop.” If he could spend the day with anyone, he’d spend it with George Washington.

Finance

  • Chase Johnson

    Chase Johnson

    Director of Finance

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    Chase Johnson

    Chase Johnson

    Director of Finance

    Chase Johnson is our Business Manager here at Crown. He is from right here in Lawrence and attended KU. Chase would say the best thing about working here is the team atmosphere and customer first culture. He says Crown is the easiest and most friendly place to go to for your automotive needs no matter if its for purchasing a vehicle, getting service done, or your vehicle repaired. Chase has a wife, Jillian, and their son Carter and loves to spend time with his family. Chase would sing “Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey. His favorite food is enchiladas topped with queso. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he’d choose Seth Rogen and James Franco.

  • Chris Riekens

    Chris Riekens

    Business Manager

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    Chris Riekens

    Chris Riekens

    Business Manager

    Chris Riekens, originally from Manly, IA, is one of the Business Managers at Crown. What he enjoys most about Crown is its laid-back, low-pressure, fun environment. Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and children in this down-time, as well as golfing. His go-to karaoke song is “Ice, Ice, Baby” by Vanilla Ice. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he would pick street tacos.

  • Dallas Summers

    Dallas Summers

    Business Manager

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    Dallas Summers

    Dallas Summers

    Business Manager

    Dallas Summers, from Erie, PA, is one of the Business Managers here at Crown. He enjoys woodworking and pen turning in his free time. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he’d choose Chipotle. Dallas’s go-to karaoke song is “All on Me” by Devin Dawson. If he could spend the day with anyone, he’d spend it with his dad.

  • Kristen Efurd

    Kristen Efurd

    Business Manager

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    Kristen Efurd

    Kristen Efurd

    Business Manager

    Kristen Efurd is originally from Abilene, KS. She graduated from the University of Kansas in 2014 with a B.A. in Classical Antiquity. Her favorite part about Crown is how fast-paced it can be, as well as how all the employees share the same goal of exceptional customer service. If she could spend one day with anyone she would pick Sappho, an ancient Greek poetess. Kristen’s favorite food is the Bill Self from 23rd St. Brewery. Her go to karaoke song would be “One Week” by The Barenaked Ladies.

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  • Josh McMinn

    Josh McMinn

    Collision Center Manager

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    Josh McMinn

    Josh McMinn

    Collision Center Manager

    Josh McMinn is the Manager in our Collision Center. He is from Burden, KS and attended KU and FHSU. His favorite thing about working here is his co-workers and helping customers with all their needs. He’d describe Crown as the best place to buy, repair, and service your vehicle. Josh’s favorite hobbies are golfing and hanging out with friends. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he’d choose Tiger Woods. His go-to karaoke song is “Strawberry Wine” by Deana Carter. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he would choose steak.

  • Justin Ross

    Justin Ross

    Estimator

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    Justin Ross

    Justin Ross

    Estimator

    Justin Ross, from Baldwin City, KS, is a an Estimator in our Body Shop. He is a hard worker who enjoys golf and target shooting. If he had to eat the same meal the rest of his life, he would eat steak, potatoes, and mac & cheese. Justin would sing “Strawberry Wine” at karaoke night. If he could spend the day with anyone, he’d spend it with his daughter.

  • Alex Todd

    Alex Todd

    Body Shop Technician

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    Alex Todd

    Alex Todd

    Body Shop Technician

    Alex Todd is a Body Shop Technician for Crown. He is from Ottawa, KS. His favorite hobby is riding horses and roping.

  • Chuck Wadkins

    Chuck Wadkins

    Body Shop Technician

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    Chuck Wadkins

    Chuck Wadkins

    Body Shop Technician

    Chuck Wadkins is a Body Shop Technician for Crown. He is from Ottawa, KS. His favorite thing about working for Crown is the people and friendly atmosphere. Chuck likes to go on long rides on his motorcycle. His favorite hobby is working on custom cars. If he could spend the day with any famous person (living or dead), he would choose Marilyn Monroe. At karaoke, Chuck would sing something from Montgomery Gentry or Trace Adkins. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he’d strategically choose pizza because of the many different varieties.

  • Hannah Quinteros

    Hannah Quinteros

    Body Shop Technician

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    Hannah Quinteros

    Hannah Quinteros

    Body Shop Technician

    Hannah Quinteros is from Lawrence, KS, and is a Body Shop Technician at Crown. Hannah has a 4 year old daughter and enjoys golf and gardening. If she had to eat the same meal forever, she’d eat mexican – all of it. If she could spend the day with anyone, she’d spend it with Bob Marley.

  • Jon Logan

    Jon Logan

    Body Shop Technician

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    Jon Logan

    Jon Logan

    Body Shop Technician

    Jon Logan is a Body Shop Technician in our Toyota Body Shop. He is from Tonganoxie, KS and attended NEKA Vo-Tech. His favorite hobby is riding his ATVs and spending time with his granddaughter.

  •  Shane  Megaro

    Shane Megaro

    Body Shop Technician

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     Shane  Megaro

    Shane Megaro

    Body Shop Technician

    Shane Megaro, from New Jersey, is a Body Shop Technician here at Crown. He enjoys painting and loves cars, antiques, and auctions. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he’d choose ice cream. Shane unfortunately wouldn’t sing at karaoke night. If he could spend the day with anyone, he’d choose Martin Luther King.

  • Josh Patrick

    Josh Patrick

    Porter

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    Josh Patrick

    Josh Patrick

    Porter

    Josh Patrick, from Shawnee, KS, is a Porter here at Crown Toyota. Josh enjoys playing tuba and hanging out with friends. At karaoke nights, Josh would sing a Journey song. If he had to eat the same meal the rest of his life, he’d eat country fried steak with mashed potatoes. If he could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with his great grandpa.

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