Meet the Team Members of Deery of Ames


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Administration

Lindsey Schmitz


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Robbin Olson
Office Manager
515-509-2234

Robbin is originally from Ames Iowa and has been in the car business since 1977.  She enjoys crocheting, cross stitch and reading,  Her motto is "treat others how you want to be treated"

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Susan Patten
Warranty Administator
515-509-2232


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Josie Johnson


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Josh Wilkinson
Controller
515-233-5000


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Sales

Doug Lewis
General Sales Manager
515-509-2313

Doug was originally from LaPorte City and earned his BSW from UNI.  He has been in the auto business for 15 yrs and worked for Deery of Ames since June of 2016.  Doug and his wife Kelly have 2 girls Clair and Julia.   In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, traveling and watching college football and basketball

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Ben Praska
Sales Manager
515-509-2216

Ben is originally from Cresco, Iowa. He joined Deery of Ames in 2014. Originally, Ben was the Hybrid manager woking in sales and service. He was then promoted to Finance Manager and is now the Sales Manager. In his spare time, he enjoys playing Legos and Marble Run with his boys. He also coaches his son's soccer team.

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Chad Lichtenberg
Sales and Leasing Professional
515-509-2264


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Josh McCauley
Sales & Leasing Professional
515-509-2237


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Marc Pineda
Sales and Leasing Professional
515-509-2312

Marc is originally from Webster City.  He previously worked for US Cellular for 6 years before joining the Deery Ames family in July of 2016.  His quote he lives by "successful is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty and persistence" as once stated by Colin Powell

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Thomas Rodamer
Sales and Leasing Professional
515-509-2880

Thomas is originally from Wasilla Alaska and attended DMACC Central College.  His past work history includes being a strength coach and has been in auto sales before joining Deery of Ames in September of 2016.  His life motto is "somebody may beat me, but they are gong to have to bleed to do it"- Steve Prefontaine.  In his spare time, he enjoys baseball, motorcycles, lifting weights working on cars and driving his Hellcat.  He also enjoys customizing trucks

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Michael Spaulding
Sales and Leasing Professional
515-509-2315

Michael is originally from Janesville WI and attended Iowa State University studying Industrial Design,  He has experience in customer service and retail marketing before joining Deery of Ames lives by the Golden Rule.  Michael has 1.5 years experience of Naval ROTC wth Marine Option   His Hobbies and Interests include Mopar, Automobiles and Whole Design

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Jordan O'Tool


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Alex Coleman


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Jennifer Halstead
BDC/Internet Sales
515-509-2256

Jennifer's Hometown is Bondrant.  She attended Upper Iowa College studying Criminal Justice.  Her past work included Sales and Marketing and Banking background.  With those skills, she has been an asset to the car business for the last 6 years.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading and being active with her children's activities.

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Andrea Valentine
BDC/Internet Sales
515-509-2231


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Commercial Department

Brett Jacobs
Fleet and Commercial Sales Manager
515-298-3386


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Caitlyn Sargent
Commercial Assistant
515-509-2877


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Mike Boggess


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Finance

Kyle Brown
Finance Director
515-509-2311


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Jason Canero
Business Manager
515-509-2317

Jason is originally from Bolingbrook Illinois.  He attended the University of Iowa for Mathematics. In his spare time, he enjoys football, baseball, music, and penguins


His quote he likes to live by is "through every dark night there is a brighter day as of that" - 2pac


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Service

Kathleen Brace
Service Manager
515-509-2013

Kathleen is from Rugby North Dakota.  She has been working with Chrysler since 1996.  Kathleen has 2 dogs, Bella and Lillie.  She is an avid reader and enjoys teaching hula hooping..  Her Motto is to live a positive life

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Matt Buls
Service Advisor
515-509-2014


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Parker Kraus
Service Advisor
515-509-2879


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Lee Lawson
Courtesy Vehicle Driver

Lee is from Ames and attended Walker High.  Lee has 3 dogs.  Lee's Motto "Always be fair"  In Lee's spare time he enjoys fixing things

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Jane Terrill
Service Advisor


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Kristin Postels
Service Lane Attendant
515-509-2883


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Don Kinna
Maintanence


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Parts

Tommy Hoffman
Parts Manager
515-509-2223


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Andrew Hougham
Parts Advisor
515-509-2882


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Matt Trotter
Parts Advisor
515-509-2221


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Paul McBroom
Parts Advisor
515-59-2128


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Russell Stigler
Parts Driver


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Detail

Noah Nelson
Detail Supervisor
515-233-5000


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Kellar Sydnes
Detailer
515-233-5000


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Ricky Coleman


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Service Technician

Nick Pospisil
Service Technician


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Nick Williams
Service Technician


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Josh McDonald
Service Technician


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Matthew Swanson
Service Technician


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Gareth Roberts
Service Technician


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Marquise Smith
Express Lane Technician


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Dustin Richards
Service Technician


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Bryan Wilke
Service Technician


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Ma Ha
Express Lube Technician


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Owner

Mark Chasey
General Manager/ Owner
515-509-2310


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