Meet our friendly Staff


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Owners

Russ & Ilene Briggs
Owners

Russ Briggs and his wife Ilene have been in business for over 35 years.  They started with a small pre-owned lot in Manhattan KS and have grown to 15 stores throughout Kansas.  They have been voted the #1 dealership in NE Kansas by providing 100% customer satisfaction; not only in the vehicle you purchase but also in the way you purchase it.  Briggs goal is to continue providing you with that same kind of 100% customer satisfaction in SE Kansas.

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Briggs Auto

Brent Hoss
Director of Fixed Ops


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Briggs of Fort Scott

Rich Aydelotte
Sales Expert
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Rich has been selling new and used Toyota, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram models for 35 years, right here in Fort Scott, KS.  He's also sold new Plymouth, Cadillac, Lincoln, Oldsmobile, Mercury and Pontiacs over those years.  He leans on his experience and charm to give his customers an excellent sales experience.  His customer first approach has rewarded him with many Salesman of the Year awards throughout his career.

He is a Fort Scott High School graduate and obtained degrees from both Fort Scott Community College and Pittsburg State University.  He is an HPA board member and enjoys playing golf in his spare time. 

For all his achievements and accomplishments he is most proud of raising his three boys, Chris, Jeremy and Kimble with his wife of 38 years, Jonnie, in the great community of Fort Scott, KS.

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Paul Studyvin
SE Kansas Regional Design Manager
(620) 644-3357


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Management

Chris Sheets
General Sales Manager
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GM Sales

Steve Fortenberry
Sales Consultant

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Toyota Sales

Teresa Shrakes-Woolery
Sales Consultant
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Carol Lydic
Sales Consultant
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Nate Williams
Sales Consultant
620 644-2872

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Vehicles

Steve Carter
New Vehicle Manager
620-644-3352

Steve has 13 years of automotive retail experience spanning multiple brands including Toyota, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram.  

He is a senior member of AFIP, the Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals and has been a certified Sales Manager for Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Volvo over his career.

Steve's family is originally from the Drexel, MO area but he grew up in Orange County, California.  He moved to Southeast Kansas to attend Pittsburg State University where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Automotive Technology.

He is a lifelong Kansas City Chiefs fan and proud father of his three children, Keaton, Kevin and Chloe.


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Scott Center


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Mike Swor
Inventory Manager


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General Motors Service

Geoff Sinkovic
GM Service Manager
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Jennifer Rawson
GM Service Advisor
620-644-3353


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Kim Felt
Warranty Administration
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Gene Mills
A.S.E. Certified Technician


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Matt Baker
GM Certified Technician


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Dale Savage
A.S.E. Certified Technician


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Detail

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Detail
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Damian Roberts
Wash Bay


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Ford/Toyota/Dodge Service

Josh Mitchell
Service Advisor


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Carolyn Lee
Service Advisor


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Nathan Collins
Toyota Master Technician


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Mike Hixon
Chrysler Master Technician


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Randy Kimzey
Ford Master Technician


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Rusty Lalman
A.S.E. Certified Technician


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William Capps
Service Technician


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GM/Ford/Toyota/Dodge Parts

Bobby Rowland
GM Parts


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Marc Olkowski


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Nicole Robinson
Toyota
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L.W. Beerbower
Parts Manager
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Office

Alissa Thurber
Accounts Receivable
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Becky Headrick
Office Staff


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Autumn Gillen


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Mackenna Robinson


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Chris LaForte
Accounting
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Jackie Demott
Title Clerk
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                                        Come see our friendly staff at Briggs of Fort Scott. We put customer service first.