Meet our friendly Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

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 of Fort Scott General Manager

Dustin Gardner
General Manager


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Briggs of Fort Scott Management

Dallas Summers
Sales Manager


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Abigail Cage
BDC Manager


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Lucas Bruno
Finance Manager


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Steve Carter
New Vehicle Manager
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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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Chris Beck
Parts and Service Director


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Briggs of Fort Scott Service

Savanah Allen
Customer Service


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Ryan Ferris
Chevrolet Service Advisor


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Matt Lee
Chevrolet Technician


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Geoff Sinkovic
GM Service Manager
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Josh Mitchell
Toyota 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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Matthew Prock


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Jennifer Rawson
GM Service Advisor
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Kim Felt
Warranty Administration
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Gene Mills
A.S.E. Certified Technician


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Briggs of Fort Scott Office

Pam Williams
Receptionist


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Jessica Thomas
BDC Agent


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Alissa Thurber
Accounts Receivable
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Becky Headrick
Office Staff


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Jackie Demott
Title Clerk
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Valerie Grissom
Comptroller


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Austin Stapleton
Title Clerk


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Briggs of Fort Scott Sales

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
Internet Manager
(620) 644-3357


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Scott Watkins
Chevrolet Sales


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Matt Bowersock
Chevrolet Sales


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Kyle Beaman
Ford/Chrysler/Jeep Sales


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Matt Harvey
Ford/Chrysler/Jeep Sales


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Matt Fraley
Ford/Chrysler/Jeep Sales


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Todd Kelley
Toyota Sales


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Steve Fortenberry
Sales Consultant

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Carol Lydic
Sales Consultant
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Briggs of Fort Scott Parts

L.W. Beerbower
Parts Manager
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Marc Olkowski


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Nicole Edds
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Briggs of Fort Scott Vehicles

Bill Belshe
Head of Detail


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Vondric Relf
Detailer


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Garret Rash
Lot Porter


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Mike Swor
Inventory Manager


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Scott Center
Lot Porter


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Detail
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Damian Roberts
Lot Porter


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Come see our friendly staff at Briggs of Fort Scott. 
We put customer service first.