Meet our Team


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  • Bobby Hewlett III
    Vice President
    Dealer Principal
    Associate since 1978

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I live in Missouri most of my life. Started working with Metro Ford in 1978.


    What do you like to do for fun?

    Spend time with family and friends. I like boating and going to country concerts.


    You'd never guess that I …

    My first car was a Ford Escort with no AC.


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Hard work makes it a dream of buying in at Metro Ford. My two kids Bobby and Avay.


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    Because we are family owned and take care of our customers.


    Your first car:

    Ford Escort

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  • Cory Thompson
    Vice President
    General Manager
    Associate since 1987
    816-254-9800

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I was born, raised, and attended school here (Fort Osage)


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I enjoy spending time with my son, playing guitar and singing


    You'd never guess that I …

    Am 32. Just kidding - I am an open book. I'm sure you could guess most things about me.


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Being a good father, husband, and friend


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    Metro is a family and I have been blessed to be surrounded by these great folks for 31 years


    Your first car:

    Ford Mustang

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  • Ron Hamilton
    General Sales
    Manager
    Associate since 1998
    816-254-9800

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I moved into the area for my career


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I enjoy boating, fishing, relaxing, and spending time with family and friends


    You'd never guess that I …

    Have a son that lives in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    My family and raising two great kids: Bret and Bailey


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    Metro Ford is an amazing organization that puts its employees and customers first through honesty, integrity, and doing the right thing.


    Your first car:

    1976 Chevy Monte Carlo

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  • Kent Martin
    Sales Manager
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    816-254-9800

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    My parents bought the Dairy Queen when in Lee's Summit when I was 8 and I have lived here ever since.


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I enjoy spending time with my family, doing things outdoors, boating, bicycling and fishing.


    You'd never guess that I …

    Have am African Grey parrot


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    My family, having a wonderful wife and 2 great kids


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    Metro Ford has a great family atmosphere. I like working with a bunch of great people. I enjoy all the relationships I have made with all the great customers of Metro Ford.


    Your first car:

    Ford Ranger

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  • Rick Gilbert
    Sales
    Manager
    Associate Since 2008
    (816) 254-9800 ext 136

    What do you like to do for fun?

    Spending time with family and going to sporting events


    You'd never guess that I …

    Enjoy what I do and all the people I work with


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Being in the auto business for 33 years and experiencing several positions: Sales, Finance Manager, Sales Manager


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    For the family atmosphere and how they take care of their employees


    Your first car:

    1973 Monte Carlo

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  • Jason Corum
    Pre-Owned Vehicle
    Director
    Associate Since 2018


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  • John Stenvall
    Aftermarket Manager
    Associate Since 1988

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I moved here when I was 12 years old with my mother after she remarried


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I enjoy riding my Harley and playing with my grandchildren


    You'd never guess that I …

    Am only 38 years old


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    My two sons


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    The customers that I've known for the past 30 years


    Your first car:

    '66 Ford Pick up

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  • Paul Young
    Finance Manager
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    (816) 254-9800 ext 168


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  • George Indelicato
    Internet Manager
    Associate Since 2011
    (816) 922-0144

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    My family lives here for many years.


    What do you like to do for fun?

    Take my wife and two boys out. No matter where we are I can watch and listen to them for endless smiles. 


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Manager of the quarter at my previous job, and salesman of the year at Metro Ford.


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    I work with the greatest people in the industry. I have a great owner who truly cares for me and puts his customers before profits!


    Your first car:

    Ford Tempo 

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  • Erich Phillips
    Sr Sales Consultant
    Associate Since 1996
    (816) 254-9800 ext 177

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I was born and raised in Independence


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I enjoy spending time with my family


    You'd never guess that I …

    Have two adopted girls from China.


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Serving my country


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    Metro Ford has a great family atmosphere that I'm proud to be a part of.


    Your first car:

    1977 SS Chevelle

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  • George Rackley
    Senior Sales
    Consultant
    (816)254-9800 ext 155


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  • Jamison Wunder
    Sr Sales Consultant
    Associate Since 2014
    (816) 254-9800 ext 163

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    This job. I live in Odessa.


    What do you like to do for fun?

    Fishing, hunting, camping or anything outdoors.


    You'd never guess that I …

    Am an avid sand volleyball player.


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Starting my family by having my beautiful little girl.


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    Because we treat everyone like family from top to bottom.


    Your first car:

    2002 Pontiac Grand Prix

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  • Michael Henry
    Sales Consultant
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  • Isaiah Lind
    Sales Consultant
    Associate Since 2018


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  • Craig Hill
    Sales Consultant
    Associate Since 2018


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  • Neil Lewis
    Sales Consultant
    Associate Since 2018


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  • Christine Gatschet
    Controller/
    Office Manager


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  • Bobby Hewlett IV
    Sales/
    Inventory Assistant

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    Working at Metro Ford


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I like to go to the lake and hunt.


    You'd never guess that I …

    Have a twin sister.


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Graduating highschool


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    It's a great big family and glad to be apart of it.


    Your first car:

    Gray Ford F-150

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  • Tammy Sanders
    Administrator
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  • Dawn Knauff
    Administrator
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  • Patty Dick
    Administrator
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  • Randy Smith
    Service Manager
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    (816) 254-9800 ext 160


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  • Jonny Hayes
    Service Advisor
    Associate Since 2018

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I grew up nearby; my family has been in the area for years


    What do you like to do for fun?

    Hunting, fishing, boating, and pretty much anything outdoors


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    I am an Eagle Scout


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    All the owners / staff make you feel like you're family


    Your first car:

    '94 LeBaron Convertible

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  • Larry Stanley
    Service Advisor
    Associate Since 2015

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I was born in Kansas City, MO and moved to Independence as an adult


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I enjoy music, movies, travel, shopping, and spending time with my family


    You'd never guess that I …

    Regularly over-think things


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    My marriage, children, work, and evolution of myself


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    The growth within, the employees, and what the company stands behind


    Your first car:

    2015 Tahoe (From Metro Ford)

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  • Sean Sims
    Service Advisor
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    (816) 254-9800 ext 161


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  • Steve Nastave
    Service Advisor
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  • Tommie Neet
    Service Advisor
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    (816) 254-9800 ext 162


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  • Aaron Vroom
    Master Technician
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  • Carter Stonum
    Service Technician
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  • Casey Stilley
    Service Technician
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  • Daniel Thompson
    Service Technician
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  • Danny Stickley
    Service Technician
    Associate Since 2018

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I was born and raised here


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I enjoy drag racing, vacations, and the outdoors


    You'd never guess that I …

    Am such a smart aleck


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    My family and my friends


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    Family. I am definitely proud of being a part of this team!


    Your first car:

    '88 T-Bird (Still have it)

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  • David Overfelt
    Service Technician
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  • George Queener
    Service Technician
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  • Josh Reeves
    Master Technician
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  • Justin Caswell
    Service Technician
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  • Kaleb Byrd
    Service Technician
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  • Ken Shipley
    Service Technician
    Asssociate Since 2010

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I've been in the area since birth


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I like to drive and bike in my free time


    You'd never guess that I …

    Am a flatlander. I used to hike fourteeners (14,000+ ft. peaks) in Colorado


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Rebuilding and growing a fleet maintenance department from 425 cars to 1,400 cars


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    The family atmosphere and quality of care


    Your first car:

    1988 Plymouth Colt

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  • Kyle Barrett
    Service Technician
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  • Matt Chance
    Service Technician
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  • Spenser Wheeler
    Service Technician
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  • Sam Scheffler
    Master Technician
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  • Chad Pence
    Service Technician
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  • David Cox
    Parts Assistant
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  • Chris Coy
    Parts Assistant
    Associate Since 2017

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I've lived in the area since birth


    What do you like to do for fun?

    Taking my kids on adventures


    You'd never guess that I …

    Have been in a submarine


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Raising my family


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    They were willing to take a chance on me


    Your first car:

    '94 Explorer XLT 4x4

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  • Robert Houston
    Car Prep Leader
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  • Chris Wait
    New Car Assistant
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  • Riley Presnell
    Service Advisor
    Associate Since 2017

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    Metro Ford brought me to the area


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I like to play video games in my free time


    You'd never guess that I …

    Played varsity soccer for four years in high school


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Graduating high school


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    Great people to be around


    Your first car:

    1996 Chevy S10

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  • Patrick Savano
    Service Assistant
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  • Mike Villa
    Service Assistant
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  • Dan Gleich
    Parts Manager
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  • Vince Ingersol
    Senior Master Technician


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  • Steve Osiek
    Parts Manager
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  • Paul Perrette
    Parts Counter
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  • Robby Hartsell
    Parts Counter
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  • George Danner
    Collision Estimator
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  • Michael Green
    Collision Estimator
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  • Brad Bellamy
    Painter
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  • David Crawford
    Bodyman
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  • James Newsome
    Bodyman
    Associate Since 1973

    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I came to the area for my job


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I like to play pool in my spare time


    You'd never guess that I …

    Am a proud grandfather


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    My associates degree


    Why I'm proud to be affiliated with Metro Ford:

    It is a great place to work


    Your first car:

    1953 Ford

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  • Larry Loveall
    Bodyman
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  • Earnest Turner
    Painter
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  • Greg Estle
    Painter
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  • Kevin Miller
    Painter
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  • Bryan Overfelt
    Body Shop Assistant
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  • Cameron Rife
    Car Prep Assistant
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  • Ryan Thompson
    Service Assistant
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