Dealership Staff


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  • Michael Vanderplow
    General Manager
    (616) 842-2250



    Welcome to Preferred Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Grand Haven!


     

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  • Craig Garber
    Service Director


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  • Lee Gibson
    Sales Manager

    What part of West Michigan do you live in?
    Grand Rapids.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Tacos.
    What's your favorite Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep or RAM and why?
    Hell Cat Challenger - it's fast.
    The best piece of advice  I've ever been given is:
    Don't put off until tomorrow what you can accomplish today.
    What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    Drive fast, take chances.
    What's the most inspiring part of your job?
    Helping a new salesman become a professional.
    If I were a superhero, my superpower would be:
    The gift of the "gab".


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  • Isaac Mallory
    IT Director


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  • Derik Geddes
    Finance Manager
    (616) 842-2250 x 201



    Welcome to our Financing Department at Preferred!


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  • Nick Rynberg
    Used Car Manager
    616-842-2250 x204

    What part of the lake shore do you live in?
    Muskegon
    Pizza or tacos?
    Pizza.
    What's your favorite Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge or Ram and why?
    Jeep Grand Cherokee.
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is:
    Be honest.
    What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    Listen to what your customer's wants and needs are.
    What's the most inspiring part of your job?
    I love meeting new people everyday!

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  • Alex Lemmen
    Body Shop Manager


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  • Andy Rogers
    Sales Consultant
    (616) 842-2250 x 208

    What part of the lake shore area do you live in?
    North Muskegon.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Pizza.
    What's your favorite Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge or Ram and why?
    Jeep Wrangler.
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is:
    When I was working in education I was told to always ask the question: "Is it good for kids?" and if the answer was "Yes" then you have made the right decision. 
    What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    There is no secret in sales. It takes hard work to succeed.
    What's the most inspiring part of your job?
    Making people happy.

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  • Buck Rogers
    Sales Consultant
    616-847-7503

    What part of the lake shore area do you live in?
    North Muskegon.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Pizza.
    What's your favorite Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge or Ram and why?
    Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn, because it has all of the comforts of the luxury car and all of the trucks capability.
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is:
    Listen more and talk less, is the only way to understand customers needs.
    What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    Success does not happen overnight, it takes time and dedication.
    What's the most inspiring part of your job?
    Finding the right car for my customers.

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  • Alyssa Rogers
    Sales Consultant

    What part of the lake shore area do you live in?
    Muskegon.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Tacos.
    What's your favorite Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge or Ram and why?
    My dream car is a Grand Cherokee Summit. They have a super smooth ride with all the bells and whistles you can imagine.
    What's the most inspiring part of your job?
    When I hand over the car keys to the new owner and his/her face lights up. 

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  • Hunter Torp
    Sales Consultant

    What area of Grand Haven do you live in?
    Downtown.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Tacos.
    What's your favorite Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge or Ram and why?
    Jeep Grand Cherokee. I love the UConnect system that Chrysler products have, plus Grand Cherokee has a very smooth ride.
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is:
    Live in the present, forget about yesterday and tomorrow.
    What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    Treat people how you would like to be treated.
    What's the most inspiring part of your job?
    Seeing a happy family drive away in their new car.
    If I were a superhero, my superpower would be:
    Reading minds.

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  • Eric Estes
    Sales Consultant

    What part of the lake shore do you live in?
    Muskegon.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Taco pizza
    What's your favorite Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler or Ram and why?
    Challenger, because it's the last of the old school muscle cars.
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is:
    Believe in yourself.
    What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    Listen and smile.
    What's the most inspiring part of your job?
    Seeing happy customers.
    If I were a superhero, my superpower would be:
    I would be a Jedi - the master of the force.

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  • Harrison Morin
    Sales Consultant

    What part of the lake shore do you live in?
    South side of Holland.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Home made pizza.
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is:
    Even if I come from nothing I can be something.
    What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    Just work hard and others will notice.
    What's the most inspiring part of your job?
    I get to help people make one of their biggest decisions. 
    If I were a superhero my superpower would be:
    I'd control the fabric of reality.

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  • Mike Koning
    Sales Consultant


    What part of West Michigan do you live in?
    Grand Rapids
    Pizza or tacos?
    Pizza before 2am, tacos after.
    What is your favorite Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep or Ram and why?
    Dodge, my grandfather and uncle owned a Dodge store for many years. My first vehicle was was a Dodge Ram 1500.
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is:
    Never burn a bridge, even if it's with somebody you don't like or something you are not interested in. You never know what the future will hold for you.
    What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    Don't be average. Come in and hit the ground running.
    What's the most inspiring part of your job?
    Being the first one to get the hands on with all of the new Jeeps and sport cars that hit the road.
    If I were a Superhero, my superpower would be:
    Telepathy! Being able to read people's thoughts would be a very useful tool at the workplace.

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  • James Mitchel
    Sales Consultant


    What part of the lake shore do you live in?
    Grand Haven.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Tacos, for sure.
    What is your favorite Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep or Ram and why?
    Dodge, because of the high performance they offer with the Challenger, Charger and Durango. I've been very impressed with their drive to out-compete everyone else, and it's not even close. Plus they offer the Caravan and Journey - not many companies offer both - high performance and family oriented vehicles.
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is:
    Do it correct the first time. If you mess it up the first time, you will be looking for answers down the road.
    What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    Go all out. Don't think you know everything, because you don't. Be trainable and teachable - that's when you will see your biggest improvement.
    What's the most inspiring part of your job?
    To be able to help people and get rid of preconceived notions about car salesman. If you treat your customers correctly the first time, they will come back and send refunds.
    If I were a Superhero, my superpower would be:
    To read minds, so I would know I wasn't wasting my time.

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  • Stephen Annis
    Service Consultant

    What part of the lake shore do you live in?
    West Olive.
    Pizza or tacos?
    Tacos.
    What's your favorite Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge or Ram and why?
    Jeep Wrangler. I love the ability to add any custom part and the off road ability.
    The best piece of advice I've ever been given is?
    Be serious in life, but don't take life too seriously.
    What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars?
    Work hard, be a team player and provide the best service in the industry.
    What's the most inspiring part of your job?
    It's different everyday, and you can decide how much you make.
    If I were a superhero, my superpower would be:
    My superpower would be the ability to stop and change time.

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  • Mark Walsh
    Parts Consultant
    (888) 712-0782


    Welcome to Preferred Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Grand Haven's Service Department. I look forward to helping you with your parts order!

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  • Dave Zeeff
    Parts Consultant


    Welcome to Preferred Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Grand Haven's Service Department. I look forward to helping you with your parts order!

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  • Ryan Hooper
    Parts Manager
    (888) 712-0782


    Welcome to Preferred Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Grand Haven's Parts Department. I look forward to providing quality parts and accessories to you for years to come!


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  • Patric Bergeman
    Service Writer


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  • David Hallwood
    Service Advisor
    (888) 263-7639


    Welcome to Preferred Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Grand Haven's Service Department. I look forward to seeing you in the service lane!

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