Staff


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Owner

Jim Kebrdle
Owner


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Management

Mike Blaettner
General Sales Manager


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Greg Peiffer
Toyota Manager


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Greg Landwerlen
GM/Managing Partner

I have been here at Kokomo Auto World for 15 years and have over 41 years experience in the car industry. I get the most from assisting others reach their life goals and creating a culture that revolves around giving and being kind to others. Anyone can sell a car, few can provide a trusting relationship that lasts a lifetime.

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Andrew Bedwell
Pre-Owned Sales Manager

I have enjoyed being a part of the team here at Kokomo Auto World for the past 4 years. I am certified in Honda and Toyota. I have attended and completed courses at NCM Institute for Used Car Management, Internet Operations, and Marketing. What I appreciate the most about working at Kokomo Auto World is the family oriented atmosphere.

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Chris Scott
Finance Manager

I have been with Kokomo Auto World since 2009. My certifications include, being a part of the Toyota Sales Society for 4 straight years, NCM institute Graduate in General Sales Management I, II, and Mastery NCM institute for Internet and Digital Marketing. I've been certified in both Honda and Toyota since 2010. I was Toyota Sales Manager for 2 1/2 years and have been General Sales Manager for the last 2 years and I've recently been promoted to the Director of Finance. The best part of being part of the Kokomo Auto World team is the importance of family, here and at home, to ownership and management.

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Dustin Gingerich
Finance Manager

I've been in the Kokomo Auto World family since July of 2015, and have been in the automotive sales industry for the same amount of time. I became Toyota certified in September of 2015 and Honda certified in June of 2016. In October of 2016 I became Finance Manager. Working at Kokomo Auto World has been life changing for me, making me open my eyes to different possibilities. I appreciate everyone here who challenges me to become a better person.

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Linda Simpson
Service Manager

I have worked at Kokomo Auto World for 12 1/2 years. I started out in the Sales department and then transferred to the Service department in 2008. I took the position as Service Manager 3 years ago. I enjoy taking care of our customers. Some of our customers are "loyal customers". I've seen some of their children grown in to young adults, who are now purchasing and servicing their vehicles here. I also enjoy my staff, because without them, I would not be able to succeed.

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Tammy Roushar
Parts Manager

My name is Tammy Roushar and I have enjoyed being a part of Kokomo Auto World for a total of 24 years. I have worked in the automotive industry in a parts department for a total of 27 years. I am currently Honda and Toyota certified. I am very excited to continue furthering my education in the automotive industry whenever given the opportunity, as well as the branded manufactures. What I enjoy the most about working at Kokomo Auto World is that in my 24 years working here and personally experiencing tragedy from losses as well as celebrated milestones, everyone comes together with support, encouragement, and care for each other. I consider Kokomo Auto World my extended family.

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Tricia Horner
Business Development Center Manager

I joined the Kokomo Auto World family 6 years ago. It has been a pleasure working for a company that truly cares for their employees. I started in Sales and am now the Marketing Director. I love taking car of customers and finding new ways to make their experience the bets possible, and I have been doing the for 25+ years and counting.

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Jennifer Harless
Comptroller

I have worked in accounting with Kokomo Auto World for 14 years. I have sat at every desk in the office and now run the office. The only time as an adult I have not worked in accounting were the two years I sold cars in Chattanooga, Tennessee. I obtained my Bachelor of Science degree from University of Indiana, but still consider Oklahoma my home. Kokomo Auto World has been a great place to earn a living. I enjoy the atmosphere, the people, and the opportunities for growth and experience

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Jamey Burgett
Detail Manager

I have worked at Kokomo Auto World for a little over a year now, but I have been in this industry for 26 years. I am a Master Detailer and certified in Buffing, Windshield Replacement, Paint Touch-Up, and Windshield Chip Repair. I enjoy coming to work everyday, the staff and the customers are very friendly.

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Kurt Russell
Honda Sales Manager

I have been with the company 3 years; I started in sales and then moved to team lead and am now the Honda Sales Manager. I have been certified in both Honda and Toyota. I have also completed General Sales Management 1 through NCM. I love working at Kokomo Auto World because it is a fun and exciting place to work! It has the best family environment imaginable!

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Sales

Jamonte Morgan
Vehicle Specialist

I've worked here at Kokomo Auto World for almost 3 months now. I love how everyone is so people oriented here. There aren't enough places that care for their employees and guests like they do here.

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Gabe Hyman
Vehicle Specialist

"I have been here at Kokomo Auto World for 6 months now and I really enjoy the people that I work with and get to meet everyday".

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Mavric Collier
Vehicle Specialist

"I have worked at Kokomo Auto World for about 5 months now. I am Honda and Toyota Certified. My favorite part about Kokomo Auto World is the laid back and fun atmosphere I work in".

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John Koontz
Vehicle Specialist

"I have enjoyed being a part of the Kokomo Auto World team since October of 2013. I have worked in the automotive industry for 11 years and am certified in Honda, Toyota, Ford, Chevrolet, and GMC. What I treasure the most about Kokomo Auto World is the friendly environment and having fine folks here that I consider a part of my family".

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Brett McNeill
Vehicle Specialist

"Hello, I joined Kokomo Auto World on June 24th, 2019. This is my first position working in an Automotive Sales role. I have been certified with Honda and Toyota sales training. Additionally, I have nearly 25 years experience working in engineering, program management, U.S. Government programs and business development for a leading Automotive supplier. I came to Kokomo Auto World as my wife and I have purchased several vehicles from them previously and we have a trusting relationship with the entire staff. It is a great and friendly environment for vehicle transactions".

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Chris Sadler
Vehicle Specialist

The opportunity Kokomo Auto World has given me has changed my life. I have been here for 1 year and have enjoyed every minute. I have been in the automotive industry for 6 years, starting as a car detailer in a body shop, to now becoming a sales and leasing consultant. I am certified in Honda and Toyota, and was New Car Salesman of the Month my second month on the sales floor. What I love about working at Kokomo Auto World is that we are a family with a great atmosphere with a great group of people. I could not ask for a better place to work, it has been a great experience I look forward to many years to come.

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Jacob Handy
Vehicle Specialist

My first year at Kokomo Auto World has been incredible. It is my first time working in the auto industry and I love every second of it. The best thing about working here is the 'customer first' atmosphere.

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John Dotson
Vehicle Specialist

I love working for Kokomo Auto World! I've been here for 13 years. I obtained Gold Certification through Honda in 2013. I love being able to count on all my fellow employees and myself to provide amazing customer service for our present and future guests.

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Nick Teeter
Vehicle Specialist

I have worked at Kokomo Auto World for 3 years now and it is my first Auto Sales job. I specialize in Pre-Owned Sales. The thing I like the most about working here is how transparent and straight-forward our process is for buying a pre-owned vehicle.

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Chris Johannes
Vehicle Specialist

In February, I will hit my 2 year mark at Kokomo Auto World. I have never sold cars before, but I love it! I have learned so much in these 1 years and continue to learn more each day. I enjoy working here because I am treated like family. We all help each other out. I'm proud to be part of the team.

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Adam Richardson
Vehicle Specialist

My name is Adam Richardson, and I've been part of our Kokomo Auto World family for 15 years. I was hired right out of High School and started out as a lot porter, checking vehicles, making sure our inventory/lot always looked good, new, and fresh. I then moved up to managing the Detail department and then Internal Service Advisor, assisting the Pre-Owned inventory from service and repair. I then moved into a Customer Service Advisor, working with customers and taking care of their vehicle needs. I worked in Service for 5 years before getting introduced into the Sales department and I love what I do! I love helping people and meeting their satisfaction, in finding the right vehicle that fits all their needs at a great price. Kokomo Auto World is family, and with out the giving me the opportunity 14 years ago, I would not be where I'm at today. I love our staff, we are a team and work well together. Thank you Kokomo Auto World, Greg L, Chris S, Michael K, and Andrew B for believing in me!

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Detail

Garrett Heath
Detail Specialist

"I have enjoyed being a part of the Kokomo Auto World for 9 months now. I enjoy the friendly environment and the friendly people".

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Brock Marr
Detail Specialist


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Caleb Sutton
Detail Specialist

I have worked at Kokomo Auto World for a over a year and I have about 5 years of experience in detailing vehicles. I think that Kokomo Auto World is a very nice and happy place to work.

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James Smith
Detail Specialist

I have been with Kokomo Auto World for 2 years now. What I appreciate most about working here is the fun and friendly environment.

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Office

Teena McGuire
New Vehicle Accounting

I have been back to Kokomo Auto World for 8 months but worked here for 7 years prior. I have over 15 years experience in Accounting and Title work. I love that the co-workers are friendly. I feel that Kokomo Auto World is a great place to work.

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Tonia Marsh
New vehicle leasing

I have worked at Kokomo Auto World for 2 1/2 years now. I had not prior experience in the automotive field, but was a retail auditor for 11 years. I appreciate how we as a company are involved in the community and support local causes. I also love the feeling of being part of a work family.

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Amy Vanover
Accounts Payable & Receivable

I started working at Kokomo Auto World in 2008 and have worked here for a total of almost 9 years. I have over 20 years experience in Account Payable/Receivable and office assisting. Kokomo Auto World is my second home and I enjoy working with my friends because they are more like co-workers.

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Parts

Kasey Guilkey
Parts Specialist


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Kellen Landwerlen
Automotive Parts Specialist


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Service

Yoan Gonzalez
Service Technician

I have worked for Kokomo Auto World for 3 months and it has been an honor. I have about 7 years of past experience in the Automotive Industry. What I like the best is the care and attention they put on me as an employee and the attention and care they show to my family".

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Christian Stanley
Warranty Specialist

"I have worked with the company for about a year in total right now. I first started on the service drive as a Service Advisor. However, I decided to fill the role as Warranty Administrator when the position became available. I actually graduated from Purdue University with a degree that is not at all technical, but I have always been interested in the automotive sector. Kokomo Auto World has given me a chance to gain the experience and learn even more about what I already enjoy".

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Clayton Huddleston
Quick Lube Specialist

"I have enjoyed working at Kokomo Auto World for just about 2 months now. I have worked on vehicles my whole life and received my Honda certification when I started here. I enjoyed all the friendly people that I work with and the benefits Kokomo Auto World has to offer".

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Brian Donovan
Used Car Dispatcher

"I have worked at Kokomo Auto World since May of this year, after moving back home to Indiana from Las Vegas, Nevada. I enjoy working at Kokomo Auto World, everyone is friendly and kind. It's good to be back home".

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Jim Adams
Service Dispatcher

I have worked at Kokomo Auto World for 8 years and have 34 years experience in the automotive industry. I am certified in GM, Honda, Ford, and Toyota as an advisor and in dispatch. I enjoy all the friends that I work with and learning new tasks.

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Paul Tarr
Service Technician

I have worked at Kokomo Auto World for 23 years and I have over 40 years overall experience in the automotive industry. I am a Toyota Master Technician, and ASE recertified Master Technician, a 30 year certified Honda Technician, and also a Ford Master Technician. I have enjoyed the new facilities but most of all I enjoy the people that I work with. I have made life-long friends with many of them.

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Justin Humphries
Service Technician

I have been a member of the Kokomo Auto World family for 3 years. I have been in service for the last 2 years and have been Honda Certified since 2018. I'm also a Used Vehicle Reconditioned Specialist, and a tire and alignment specialist. What I appreciate most about Kokomo Auto World is the supportive team and promising future.

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Tommy Whittern
Service Technician

I have been at Kokomo Auto World for 5 1/2 years with approximately 8 years in the industry. I am a fully certified Honda and Toyota technician, a graduate from Lincoln Technical Institute, and am a front end specialist on all makes and model vehicles, as well as an alignment specialist. The thing I enjoy most about working at Kokomo Auto World is the people I would with. I've made friends that can last me a life time. I'm a firm believer that co-workers can make or break a workplace, and so far, there are some fantastic co-workers here.

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Jeffrey Harner
Service Assistant

I have been a part of Kokomo Auto World for 11 years. I have been in the automotive industry for 19 years. I am a Lube and Oil specialist and a tire technician. I like working with my hands, but most of all I enjoy helping people and co-workers.

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Megan Hembree
Service Advisor

I have enjoyed being a part of the Kokomo Auto World company for a little over 2 years now. I have worked as a Service Advisor for the full 2 years. I am certified in both Honda and Toyota. What I appreciate the most about Kokomo Auto World is the fast paced work environment and taking to new people everyday.

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Jeffrey Howland
Service Technician

I have been with Kokomo Auto World for a little over 2 1/2 years now. I am a Honda Master Technician and have been with Honda since 1983. I enjoy the people I work with and have made many friends here.

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Jim Roushar
Service Technician

I have worked at Kokomo Auto World for 32 years. I am certified in diesel repair, Ford, and Honda. I like that fact that it is only 9 miles from home. Also the owners are good to me and are understanding when family matters arise. It has been a reliable job for 32 years, thank you very much.

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Robert Williams
Service Assistant

I have looked forward to going to work at Kokomo Auto World every day for the 3 years I have been working there. This has been my first automotive job and I look forward to learning more. I enjoy the diversity that my job entails.

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Anton Lindsay
Service Technician

I have worked here at Kokomo Auto World for 8 years and I have 32 years overall experience. I am a Toyota Master Technician and I have held an ASE Master certification for 19 years. I am also a certified Amsoil Dealer. I enjoy working with the people most. It is a nice and friendly work atmosphere.

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Jason Enyeart
Service Advisor

I have been at Kokomo Auto World for 6 years now and I have over 10 years in the automotive industry. I am certified in Ford service and sales. i really enjoy the culture here at Kokomo Auto World. Love my manager Linda and my service team!

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Christy Bunch
Service Advisor

I have enjoyed being a part of the Kokomo Auto World family for 3 years now. What I appreciate the most about working here is the friendly environment and having friends here that I consider part of my family.

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