Staff


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  • John Widiger
    General Manager
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    John Widiger was born in a suburban town just outside the Chicago city limits to German immigrants.  After graduating high school and completing the Army Reserve Basic and Advanced Training he moved to the Canton Ohio Area and began selling motor vehicles at the age of 19 while serving in the Army Reserves.  John continued to progress in the retail auto business in the Ohio Area for the next 20 years until he was hired as a General Manager to run a large Auto Group in Rockford Ill in 2003.  After 7 successful years in Rockford John was offered an opportunity to take over and buy into The Youngblood Auto Group and On July 5th 2010 John moved his family to Springfield Missouri.  John is married to his wife Dorothy for 23 years and has two children, Wayne 22 and Elizabeth 17.  John and his family love boating on Table Rock Lake and John and Dorothy both enjoy riding motorcycles.

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  • Mark Sherrow
    Internet Sales Director
    (417) 882-3838

    I have lived in SW MO most of my life, except for a few years in Columbia, MO. I grew up on a farm in Sparta, MO. My family is still living on the farm. I attended Sparta High School, SMSU, Drury and Mizzou.

    I love my job at Youngblood running the Internet Department. I started in sales about 7 years ago. 
      

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  • Joe Griffin
    Nissan Sales Director
    (417) 882-3838

    HI I'm Joe, the Nissan Sales Mgr.
    Originally from Texas I moved to Missouri about 5 years ago.
    I'm married and have 3 children. We have some pets and rescue abused animals when we can. I started in Sales with Youngblood 5 years ago.

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  • Aaron Swanson
    Kia Sales Director
    (417) 882-3838

    I'm Aaron Swanson, the KIA Director for Youngblood.
    I currently live in Nixa, MO after moving here from Chicago 14 years ago. I've been married 15 years, have 3 boys and a wonderful wife.
    Come see me at KIA
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  • Scott Burns
    Pre-Owned Sales Director
    (417) 882-3838

    I'm Scott Burns, the Pre-Owned director for Youngblood in Springfield, MO. Originally from San Antonio, TX I moved to Springfield 10 years ago. I started in Sales with Youngblood about 8 years ago.
    I love to be on my Sport Bike.

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  • Sean Mabins
    Pre-Owned Manager Ozark
    (417) 882-3838

    Hi I'm Sean and I am the Pre-Owned Director at the Ozark location.
    I'm married and have 4 great children and a wonderful wife.
    I'm from Springfield and graduated from Central High School.
    I've been with Youngblood for 14 years and still loving it.

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  • Scott Dasal
    Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge & Ram Sales Director
    (417) 882-3838

    I have lived in the Springfield area all my life. Attended Hillcrest High School and MSU. Family and faith keep me going. I am the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge & Ram Manager in Ozark, MO for Youngblood.

    aka "The Wizard"

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  • Jack Dugger
    Nissan Sales Manager
    (417) 882-3838

    Hi, I'm Jack Dugger and I am a Sales Manager at Youngblood Auto. I've been here 5 years, started as a Sales person and recently moved into management. I'm married with 8 children, between 2 and 24 years old, So I work a lot.

    I was born and raised in Springfield, MO and am a Central High School Graduate.
    Come see me in Nissan  

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  • Brad Gideon
    Pre-Ownrd & KIA Manager
    (417) 882-3838

    I'm Brad Gideon the Pre-Owned department manager.
    I'm originally from Springfield, Mo, Glendale High School and MSU. I started in Sales at Youngblood about 8 years ago.
    I am married and have two children.

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  • Ken Walker
    Commercial, Fleet & Farm Manager
    (417) 882-3838

    My service dog, Ruger and I go everywhere together. I grew up on a farm in Rogersville, MO. Since then I have lived in Springfield. We still have the family farm, where I work in my spare time. I love my position at Youngblood, the challenges and opportunities keep me on my toes.  

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  • Jon Solomon
    Assistant Internet Manager
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Laz Abdukarimov
    Business Manager
    (417)882-3838

    Hello my name is Laz and I'm a Business Manager at John Youngblood Motors. I've moved to United States back in 2003 from Russia. My incredible journey brought me to Springfield MO in 2014. That year I started in sales at John Youngblood Motors. I'm married to my amazing wife and we have 2 beautiful children together. I absolutely love working for our Youngblood family. It's been a blessing for me and my family to be a part of such a great organization!

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  • Chance Allenbrand
    Business Manager
    (417) 882-3838

    I'm Chance, one of the Business Managers at our Ozark, MO location. I started as a sales person about 5 years ago and have been a Business Manager for about a year now.

    I grew up in Stockton, MO with my parents and two younger brothers.  
    I love my job

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  • Steve Green
    Business Manager
    (417) 882-3838

    I'm Steve Green, one of the Business Managers at Youngblood.
    I've been in the Auto industry for 10 years, but found a home at Youngblood for the past 4 years. I started in sales then got promoted.
    I went to Parkview and MSU. I also have 2 great children. Love this place.

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  • Clayton Davis
    Business Manager
    (417) 882-3838

    I'm Clayton Davis one of the Business Managers at Youngblood. I am from Springfield and graduated from Central High School. I started in sales about 4 years ago. I'm married to a beautiful lady and we have two dogs

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  • David Primanzon
    Business Manager
    (417) 882-3838

    Hello, I'm David Primanzon. Originally from New Jersey, my family and I have lived in Springfield 11 years. I'm married and have 6 children.
    I have been with Youngblood for 6 1/2 years. Starting as a Sales Person and I am now a Business Manager.
     

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  • Sharon Montlleon
    BDC Manager
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Lorren Shannon
    BDC Agent
    (417)882-3838


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  • Jamie Jacobs
    BDC Agent
    (417)882-3838


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  • Austin Massey
    Internet Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Amanda Hubner
    Internet Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Joe Garbee
    Internet Sales Advisor
    (417)882-3838


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  • William Champs
    Internet Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Greg Scott
    Internet Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Zack Holiday
    Internet Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Bobby Newton
    Nissan Sales Advisor
    (417)882-3838


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  • Ryan Little
    Nissan Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Greg Myer
    Nissan Sales Advisor
    (417)882-3838


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  • Sean Mcmillian
    Nissan Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Kimberly Hodges
    Nissan Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Stuart Moore
    Nissan Sales Advisor
    (417)882-3838


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  • Kenneth Van Sweden
    Nissan Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Chris Graves
    Chrysler,Jeep, Dodge & Ram Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Rich Womack
    Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram
    (417)882-3838


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  • Michael Kerney
    Chrysler,Jeep, Dodge & Ram Sales Advisor
    (417)882-3838


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  • Jesse Moorefield
    Chrysler,Jeep, Dodge & Ram Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • J.B. Kelly
    Chrysler,Jeep, Dodge & Ram Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Mike Manning
    Chrysler,Jeep, Dodge & Ram Sales Advisor
    (417)882-3838


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  • Jeff Latimer
    Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge & Ram Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Gary Bedell
    Chrysler,Jeep, Dodge & Ram Sales Advisor


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  • Jason Radney
    Chrysler,Jeep, Dodge & Ram Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Jim Perkins
    Chrysler,Jeep, Dodge & Ram Sales Advisor
    (417)882-3838


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  • Dave Edmondson
    Pre-Owned/Kia Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Joe Blottenberger
    Pre-Owned/Kia Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Darwin Graham
    Pre-Owned/Kia Sales
    (417) 882-3838


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  • James Rainbow
    Pre-Owned/Kia Sales Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Brian Canizalez
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Nick Johnson
    Pre-Owned/Kia Sales Advisor
    (417)882-3838


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  • Seth Evans
    Pre-Owned/Kia Sales Advisor
    (417)882-3838


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  • Chuck Leighton
    Pre-Owned/Kia Sales Advisor
    (417)882-3838


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  • Quinn Cox
    Pre-Owned/Kia Sales Advisor
    (417)882-3838


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  • Amanda Creech
    Rental Manager
    (417)882-3838


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  • Shawn Hamilton
    Service Director
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Andy Burkemper
    Nissan Service Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Chase Wells
    Nissan Service Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Daniel Chitwood
    Nissan Service Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Ryan Grabill
    Chrysler Jeep KIA Service Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Nick Mayberry
    KIA Service Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Darin Ohern
    Jeep Service Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Dennis Kitsmiller
    Chrysler Jeep KIA Service Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Conrad Ortiz
    KIA Service Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Aaron Wheeler
    Chrysler Jeep KIA Service Advisor
    (417) 882-3838


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  • Connie Gainer
    Nissan Customer Relations
    (417)882-3838


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