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MANAGEMENT

JIM CLARK | Dealer Principal


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WILLIE THORNBERG | General Manager

Willie is one of the few people that is actually born and raised here in Junction City. Willie is a proud 1980 graduate of USD 475 and is delighted to call Junction City his home. Willie has grown up in the automotive business and started his career at Jim Clark Chevrolet-Cadillac as a Body Shop Technician and Painter in 1986. Willie is engaged to Tricia Giordano and between the two of them they have 4 beautiful daughters that he is very proud of. If you ask him about them, you better be prepared to stay awhile. He has been an active member of the community serving on numerous boards and organizations such as Rotary, Manhattan Area Technical College, and the Geary County Community Health Care Foundation to name a few. Those that know Willie will tell you that "talking cars" and helping people is his passion.

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SALES DEPARTMENT

WILLIE ROBERTS | Finance Director
(785) 238-3141


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JARROD LEIS | General Sales Manager
(785) 238-3141

Jarrod was born and raised on a farm near Bremen, KS. He attended Marysville High School and then made his way to Southeast Community College in Beatrice, Nebraska. Later, he made his way to Manhattan, Kansas and attended Kansas State University. Jarrod has been in the car business for over 20 years and will be celebrating his 8th year with Jim Clark Chevrolet-Cadillac this year. He has filled about every position from sales consultant to finance to sales manager over the last 20 years. Jarrod is proud to call Junction City, KS his home with his wife Becky, his two children Alan and Kaleb, and their family dog Buddy. When he is not working, you can find him with the family at school functions and soccer games or riding his motorcycle with his brothers!

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BOB STORY | Used Car Sales Manager
(785) 238-3141


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JAMES KEENE | Sales Consultant
(785) 238-3141

James was born and bred right here in the heart of the western wilderness. He attended schools in Abilene, Manhattan, and Junction City; graduating JCHS in '78. He's completed substantial schooling and training post high school, some of it qualifying as college credit. James and his wife Pam make their home in Junction City, having two grown children and five grandchildren. They enjoy their time with the grandkids. On Sunday you may find James at JC Naz, where he's a regular attendee and member. James began his career in automobile sales at O'Donnell Motors in November of 1987 and migrated to McKenna Pontiac-Buick in 1988 to begin his new car dealership sales experience. When Jim Clark acquired the Pontiac and Buick franchises in 1989, he was asked to come along and continue at Jim Clark Auto Center. James celebrated his 25th anniversary at Jim Clark's on July 5th, 2014."

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RON JOHNSON | Sales Consultant
(785) 238-3141

Ron has been with our store for 22 years on July 30th, 2018. Ron is a true Junction City Native. He is a 1991 JCHS Graduate and attended Kansas State University. Ron's significant other is Amy Unruh, a Retired Major, who works at the Junction City VA Clinic as a Social Worker. Ron has three lovely kids: Olivia, 17 and a SR at JCHS; Ian, 13 a Freshman at JCHS; and Ella, 11 a 7th grader @ JCMS. He also has 2 dogs, Wylie and Trixie, the dynamic duo of Bicheon's. Ron's hobbies include being one of the "Founders" of the Junction City Bridge Baseball team @ Historic Rather Stadium. Enjoys chasing his son Ian's traveling baseball team, the JAYS all over that state. He attends all school functions for all three kids. Ron supports the local Arts Scene at the CL Hoover Opera House. Ron and his family enjoying being a "Host Family" for two new Soldiers at Fort Riley. He serves on the Way Forward Committees for the New JCHS Ron enjoys being involved and making his town a better place through community involvement. He enjoys working with and helping new folks every day! Ron has a true LOVE and appreciation for today's vehicles and the constant evolution of the auto industry.

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DANNY AMIDON | Sales Consultant
(785) 238-3141

Danny has been with our store for over 23 years! How impressive!!! You can find Danny at our I-70 location in our sales department. Danny was a military brat growing up, moved to Junction City and had called it home ever since. Danny is blessed with 5 crazy children, 2 girls and 3 boys, that are his world! In his spare time, you can find Danny hunting and fishing around the area and cheering on his favorite NFL team, the Dallas Cowboys! When you are in the market for your next vehicle, look for Danny Amidon! His is your friend in the car business!

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JERRY VINDUSKA | Sales Consultant
(785) 238-3141

Jerry Vinduska has been a part of our sales team for 10 years! Jerry is a lifelong resident of Abilene, Kansas and this area holds a special place in his heart. He has 3 children, 2 twin boys and a daughter. Jerry is a proud grandfather of 7 wonderful grandchildren, 4 boys and 3 girls. Jerry enjoys cooking and grilling and spending time with his grandchildren on his free time. Jerry also loves watching sports and is an avid fan of the Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas State University Wildcats, and the Salina Liberty teams. Jerry looks forward to helping you and your automotive needs!

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RAFAEL MARRERO | Sales Consultant
(785) 238-3141

Rafael has been working for our store for a little over two years and had never sold a car in my life before! You wouldn't ever be able to tell as he has a love for cars. Rafael has a beautiful wife and they have been together for 24 years "so she says". Together, they have two awesome twin boys that are strait A students. Rafael says they got that from him.😊 They also have 3 Beagles. Rafael grew up in Puerto Rico which he misses but says Kansas is his home and loves it here. His sister and mother are still in Puerto Rico and his misses them. He loves the ocean, snorkeling, diving, racing and hanging out with his friends and family here at Milford Lake.

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PAT MAGEE | Sales Consultant

Pat Magee is a newcomer to Jim Clark Chevrolet-Cadillac but not in the sales profession. Pat has been in the car business for over 22 years! Pat grew up in the Leavenworth, KS area and has been a Junction City, KS resident since 1990. Pat is married to Sara, a Junction City native. Together they have three sons. Two 23-year-old twin boys, Austin, a recent graduate from Northwestern and Brett who attends Kansas Wesleyan University and a 19-year-old son Cody, who attends Wichita State University. Pat is an avid Chiefs, Royals and Kansas State University fan. In his free time, you can find Pat riding his motorcycle and working on his barbequing skills.

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DAVID RICH | Sales Consultant
(785) 238-3141


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TIM WHITING | Sales Consultant
(785) 238-3141


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BRAD SPENCER | Sales Consultant
(785) 238-3141


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SERVICE DEPARTMENT

ROGER GARRISON | Service Manager
(785) 238-3141


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STAN SCHMIDT | Body Shop Manager
(785) 238-3143

Stan was born in Wichita, KS and raised in Dickinson County. He Graduated from Chapman High School in 1971. He brings over 40 years of Auto Body Repair and Management experience to Jim Clark Auto Center. He can be found at our Collision Repair Center located at our Jim Clark Suzuki Grant Avenue Location Monday through Friday.

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JEFF WATERS | Warranty Administrator
(785) 238-3141


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SHERRI GFELLER | Service Consultant - 1-70
(785) 238-3141


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ROBERT NORRIS | Service Consultant - I-70
(785) 238-3141


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TERRI SHUTTLEWORTH | Service Consultant - Grant Ave
(785) 238-3142


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PATTY WATSON | Body Shop Administrative Assistant
(785) 238-3143


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PARTS DEPARTMENT

CHARLES GIBSON | Parts Manager


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ALLY JONES | Parts Consultant - I-70


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DARREL GRABOSKEY | Parts Consultant - Grant Ave
(785) 238-3142


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Administrative and Support Staff

KRISTY HADEN | Office Manager
(785) 238-3141

Kristy is a new addition to the Jim Clark Chevrolet-Cadillac family.  Kristy grew up in the small western Kansas town of Brewster.  She moved to Manhattan to attend Kansas State University (go cats) and moved to Junction City in 2014.  Kristy has been married to the greatest husband she's ever had for 11 years, and together they have 2 incredible children, Emma, 9, and Callen, 5. Kristy brings with her over 11 years of both financial and Human Resource experience.  And if that's not enough, Kristy is also State and Nationally Certified Emergency Medical Technician and helping save lives for a decade.  She is positively the type person that "has never met a stranger, only friends she hasn't spoken with yet".  Kristy is proud to live in Junction City, she is active in the school district and has volunteered for other community programs.  She loves crafting all types of things, and, when the weather is nice, you will likely find her out on the lake.

 


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SHERYL WILLIAMS | Accountant


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KEVIN GORMAN | Accountant


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PAM SALLEE | Human Resources / Payroll


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VICTORIA EARLY | Accountant
(785) 238-3141


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CATHERINE SANTIAGO | Title Clerk


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TONYA LOPER | I-70 Cashier


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JENNA WATSON | Grant Cashier
(785) 238-3142


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SARITA TIEDE | Client Concierge
(785) 238-3141

Sarita is originally from California, grew up in Colorado, and is currently residing in Herington, KS. She lives with her husband, Adam, and their cat, Phoenix. You can often find her in the kitchen with her husband, since they both share the love of cooking. Sarita enjoys doing anything artistic and creative. It definitely shows in her photography, music, and writing. At work Sarita is always moving around, and at home her favorite way to be active is dancing.

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