Meet our Team


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  • Bobby Hewlett III
    Vice President
    Dealer Principal


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  • Cory Thompson
    Vice President
    General Manager
    816-254-9800

    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for 31 years


    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
    816-254-9800

    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've spent 20 years total with the organization: Two years at Metro and 18 years at Bob Allen Ford


    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


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

    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for ten years


    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I've worked for the Hewlett Family at both dealerships for about 16 years and I appreciate how they take care of people


    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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  • Scott Moore
    Pre-Owned Sales Manager


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  • John Stenvall
    Aftermarket Manager
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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for 30 years


    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
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    (816) 922-0144


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  • Erich Phillips
    Senior Sales
    Consultant
    (816) 254-9800 ext 177

    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for 22 years


    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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  • Michael Henry
    Senior Sales
    Consultant
    (417) 592-7143

    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    4.5 years


    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    Children's Mercy


    What do you like to do for fun?

    Take son to park and go to movies.


    You'd never guess that I …

    Love hiking and biking.


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Finishing the MS 150


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

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    Your first car:

    '89 Toyota Camry - 3 out of 4 doors worked

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  • Jamison Wunder
    Senior Sales
    Consultant
    (816) 254-9800 ext 163


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  • Jason Bills
    Sales Consultant
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    (816) 254-9800 ext 122


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  • Paul (Dan)
    McKittrick
    Sales Consultant


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  • Kaylee Guyett
    Sales Specialist
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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for six months (January 2018)


    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I came to the area to be closer to home and for a bigger opportunity for me to grow


    What do you like to do for fun?

    Anything outdoors: Hunting, fishing, riding four wheelers, and playing with my daughter


    You'd never guess that I …

    Am adopted and have four sisters


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    My daughter


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

    Amazing people who are very welcoming. It feels like a big family here.


    Your first car:

    1997 Green Honda CRV

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  • Brenden Lewis
    Sales Consultant
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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    1 Week


    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    My previous employer was based in Lees Summit, and Independence was a cheaper place to live. 


    What do you like to do for fun?

    Video games and sports.


    You'd never guess that I …

    Am a coffee nut.


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Losing 60 pounds in the course of a year. 


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

    Great atmosphere with a very friendly staff.


    Your first car:

    2001 Chevy Impala

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  • Michael Dodd
    Sales Consultant
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  • Christine Gatschet
    Controller/
    Office Manager


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  • Bobby Hewlett IV
    Sales/
    Inventory Assistant


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  • Tammy Sanders
    Administrator
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  • Jamie Comer
    Administrator
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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for six years


    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I was born and raised in the Kansas City area


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I spend time at the lake in my free time


    You'd never guess that I …

    Am a licensed hairstylist and nail tech


    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Purchasing my own home


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

    We are a family


    Your first car:

    Ford Taurus

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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
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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for seven months


    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


    You'd never guess that I …

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    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
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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for 3.5 years


    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

    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for 2.5 years


    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I needed to purchase a new vehicle


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I coach and watch my kids play sports


    You'd never guess that I …

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    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    Coaching for 20 years and my family, who are best of ALL


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

    N/A


    Your first car:

    1979 Dodge Aspen

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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
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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for 18 plus years


    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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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for 26 years


    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I've been here since birth (mine)


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I enjoy going to races and working on my 54 F100


    You'd never guess that I …

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    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

    My kids


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

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    Your first car:

    '57 Chevy

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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
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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for 7.75 years


    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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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford

    I've been with the company for 24 years


    What brought you to Metro Ford?

    I was born and raised here


    What do you like to do for fun?

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    Accomplishment you are most proud of:

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

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    Your first car:

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  • Chad Pence
    Service Technician
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  • Steve Black
    Dispatcher
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  • David Cox
    Parts Assistant
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  • Chris Coy
    Parts Assistant
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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for one year


    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
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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for over one year


    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
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    How long have you worked for Metro Ford?

    I've been with the company for 4.5 years


    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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