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Welcome to the Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships! My name is Tom Ahl and I am the owner of the dealership.
At Tom Ahl's, We are passionate about providing a better vehicle for less! Our mission statement says what we are all about - "The Friendship of our Customers is our #1 goal!" We'd sure love to earn your business and become friends in the process!
- We offer an exclusive accelerated sales and finance process for Internet customers.
- Our Internet Managers personally handle all details of your purchase from beginning to end, without a middleman.
- Each of our preowned vehicles goes through a time proven process of first being evaluated, then checked over using our 72 point inspection by certified technicians and then reconditioned fully. Our average reconditioning cost is now over $800 per car!
- I WANT IT RIGHT FOR YOU!
- After all that, we still work to give you the most competitive price in our market area - We mark 'em up less so we can sell more!
- Our award winning parts and service center is open to serve you Monday-Saturday. Also enjoy our exclusive customer lounge, soft drinks, professional people, coffee and our award winning always hot and fresh popcorn, plus a free car wash during our working hours!.
Should you not get a timely response to your request, please don't hesitate to call toll free 1.877.888.8412.
We have an inventory of over 600 vehicles for you to choose from!
For your convenience I included links to our virtual appointment assistant below if you prefer to save time.
I have proudly been employed at Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships since 1990. I began my career here as an automotive technician. After seven years of working as a technician, I became a Service Advisor then the Service Manager. In 2001 I was offered the position of Service Parts Director. In 2005 I was offered the job of being the General Manager of the Tom Ahl Buick GMC store. A few years later, I also took on the roll of General Manager for the Tom Ahl Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram store. I am currently the General Manager of both of these stores.
I enjoy riding my Harley in my spare time. I am happily married to my lovely wife, Amy and we have two amazing children together. We enjoy going on vacation in Dale Hollow and spending time on our boat.
If there is anything I can do to better your experience here at Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships, please do not hesitate to ask.
Hi, my name is Amy Downing. I have been with the Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships since 1989. I greatly enjoy working here and I strive for treating other how I would like to be treated when walking into a business.
In my free time I love spending time with my family and going to our favorite place, Dale Hollow Lake in Tennessee. I also enjoy looking at and buying antiques.
Please feel free to contact me with anything you need and I will be sure to help you out!
I began my automotive career in 1985 as a lot porter at Bill Ahl Buick. A year later I became a Service Advisor at the Buick store and stayed in that position for two years. Immediately after I was a Service Advisor, I became the Assistant Used Car Manager at the Buick store. In January of 1989, I became the Used Car Manager of the Chrysler store. In 2004, I took the position of the Used Car Director of all of the Tom Ahl Family of Dealership stores.
I most of all enjoy spending time with my loving family. I am happily married to my lovely wife, Misty and I have four wonderful children. My family and I enjoy vacationing in the Outer Banks. Additionally, I like watching sports, especially football and soccer.
I was born and raised in Lima, Ohio and am a proud graduate of Elida high school. I currently support Shawnee Schools, as my children strive to get their education from there.
Hello! My name is Josh Bloomfield. I graduated from Shawnee High School (2005), and The University of Toledo (2009). I've worked as an Automotive Sales Professional in the Columbus, Ohio market for the past year, and am proud to be moving home to join the Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships! I am committed to providing an exceptional customer experience, and am very excited to be associated with the dealership with such an esteemed reputation. I utilize a consultative based approach that is no pressure and is aimed at helping you find the right car, at the right price, and most importantly the right way.
Hello! My name is Bill Cook, the Internet Sales Specialist for Tom Ahl Buick-GMC. You can do everything online and I can even deliver to you!77.888.8412
Hello everyone, my name is Jeff Dauterman and I work in sales at the Tom Ahl Buick store. Though I work at Tom Ahl Buick, I can help with your vehicle needs from any of our 4 lots. I have been here since 2011 and it has been a pleasure working here.
Hello! My name is Brian and I was
born and raised right here in
In my free time, I enjoy hanging
out with my great family, golfing and watching everything to do with the
I am grateful for the opportunity to offer my expertise and friendship to the Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships.
Hello, my name is Trevor Howery. I originally moved to the Lima area in 2004 to attend the University of Northwestern Ohio. If you are looking for your next new or used vehicle, or are just driving by, stop in and let me introduce myself. I would be glad to help you with your next vehicle purchase.
I was born and raised in Wapakoneta, Ohio. I have been in auto sales since 1998 and resided in Mercer country for 24 years while working on Huffy Bicycles in Celina, Ohio. I have one son who I raised in Coldwater, Ohio. His name is Doctor Aaron Christopher Kiefer who is an Upper Cervical Chiropractor and he resides and practices in Wapakoneta, Ohio.
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Hi, my name is Randy Mason and I am a sales consultant here at the Tom Ahl Buick GMC store. I have been in the car business since 1988 and I have been working here since 2006.
Outside of work, I enjoy spending time working in my yard. Additionally, I like going to my kids' sporting events. I am also a part of 4-H.
I have been in the customer service business all of my life. I started selling automobiles in 1999. After one year of successful sales, I was placed as Finance Manager for 2 years. After that, I became Sales Manager for another 2 years. I took some time away from the car business, and spent several years as General Manager in the food and beverage industry. I was blessed to begin here at Tom Ahl's by being a Sales Consultant and now I am the Wholesale Coordinator. I am also the head of the "We Buy Cars" program. This allows us to offer you a fair and honest price for your vehicle, whether you purchase from us or not.
My goal as your friend in sales is to ensure that you have a pleasant, honest, and satisfying car buying experience! I look forward to earning your friendship and in turn, your business for many years to come!
I am blesses by our GREAT God to be married to my beautiful wife, January. Together, we are the humble parents of 6 daughters, grandparents of 1 beautiful granddaughter and 1 handsome grandson. In our spare time, our shared passion for music has helped us become the lead singers for the band Outrider. I enjoy meeting new people and I also enjoy going to church and spending time with my family and friends.
My favorite Bible verse is:
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
I am originally from Lewiston, Maine. I moved to Lima, Ohio when I was seven years old. I've been in the automotive industry for 27 years. I started at Bill Ahl Buick Inc. (Tom Ahl's father) when I was in my senior year of high school and have been here ever since.
Outside of work I enjoy shopping and spending time with my grandchildren.
Hello, my name is Ellie Leatherman and I have been happily employed here since 1996. I am the receptionist at the Tom Ahl Buick GMC store and I love my job. A key point that I love about my job is the people, the employees as well as the customers are great to work with. I love what the company stands for and it's values.
I believe that I was born to shop. Another passion of mine is my dog, Bradley.
Feel free to contact me with any of your Buick GMC needs and I will be more than glad to help!
I am the Service Manager at the Buick GMC store here at Tom Ahls. I began working here in 2000 and have enjoyed my time here ever since.
In my spare time I like spending time with my little boy.
My name is Chris Conrad and I am a service advisor here at Tom Ahls. When I am not at work, I love riding my Harley. Additionally, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. Another one of my passions is gardening.
Jo Hamilton began her career here at Tom Ahls in 1991. She became the Warranty Administrator and Service Advisor for the Buick GMC store in 2003. Working with customers is one of Jo's strong points and she enjoys doing so.
Feel free to contact her with any of your warranty or service needs!
I started here when I was a senior in May of 1986 when we were called Bill Ahl Buick. I began as a parts counter person and have been parts manager since 1999.
I have four children ranging from ages seven to sixteen and most of my spare time is spent with them.
Hi, my name is Phil and I have been working at Tom Ahls since 1997. I am a people person and that turns out to be a great plus with the business that I am in.
When I get some free time, I enjoy doing home projects.
My name is Brad Shroyer and I have been employed here since 2009. Here in the parts department at the Buick GMC store I would be more than happy to help you with your needs.
In my spare time I coach little league baseball and midget football.
1989 was the start of my career here at Tom Ahls.
I am happily married and my wife and I enjoy going to our kids' sporting events. Also, when I get some free time I like to go hunting.
My name is Tyler Downing and I have been employed here at Tom Ahls since 2006. I started out in detailing then became a technician at the Chrysler shop. Now, I am a technician at the Buick GMC shop.
Steve began his career at Tom Ahls in 1976. He is an ASE Certified Master Technician. In Steve's free time, he enjoys shooting sports.
Here at Tom Ahl I work and deal with engine performance. I also work with the driveability of vehicles. I was raised in Bellevue. I have been working on cars since 2003 and here since 2007, and I couldn't be happier anywhere else.
In my spare time I go to concerts and races. The tracks that I like the most are circle tracks and race car courses. I also have an '86 Monte Carlo SS project car that is in the process of restoration. I also enjoy playing the acoustic guitar.
My name is Jim Ogle and I have been employed here since 2008. Before working here, I worked on diesel trucks for ten years.
In my spare time I enjoy fishing, hunting and flying model airplanes.
Tim has been happily employed as an Auto Technician at Tom Ahls since February 2010. He has over 30 years of prior experience in GM.
Time enjoys his 1982 Camaro and his 1995 convertible Cutlass. Another one of his passions is his family. He has a lovely wife and two beautiful daughters. He and his family are very active in their church.
I originally started as an auto technician under a different employer then I became a mechanist in a factory for seven years. After my time spent in a factory, I began my role as an auto technician at this dealership in 1984.
I am interested in antique machinery and enjoy learning about these items.
Hello my name is Jeremy Stevenson;
I have been in the Collision repair business for most of my life. I started
sweeping the floors in an independent body shop. While emptying the trash,
sweeping the floor, and performing general building maintenance; I found myself
falling in love with the collision repair process. I soon took on repairing
cars for this same shop while attending Delphos St. John's and then Vantage
vocational School for Auto body repair. After graduation, my high school sweetheart and I were married. The lord has blessed us with four wonderful children.
I worked in a couple of different shops and as an insurance adjuster after high
school. I decided after 9/11 to join the U.S. Army Reserves. In 2004 I had the
pleasure of severing with the army reserves in
In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family. I also enjoy coaching wrestling, helping with the cub scouts and riding motorcycles.
Hi! I have been working with a great team in the Tom Ahl Body Shop Office for two years and love it!
Hi, my name is Angie and I have been working in the Tom Ahl Body Shop since 2011. I work with a wonderful group of people.
Outside of work, I spend all of my time with my fabulous family. I am blessed with 2 beautiful children. In our spare time, we like to camp and spend quality time with each other.
Darren Chafin started at Tom Ahls in 1993. Here, he is an auto body painter.
In his spare time, he enjoys riding motorcycles.
My name is Steve Cisco and I have been working at Tom Ahls since 1986.
When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.
Hello, my name is Darrin Dunlap and I began working at Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships in 2004. I have been in the car business for over 25 years.
I am active in my church and I enjoy golfing.
Hi, my name is Phil High and I am an auto body painter here at Tom Ahls. I started here in 1994. I have been in the car business for over 30 years.
I enjoy painting, camping, and working on old hot rods.
Hello, my name is Dan Kretz and I am a master auto body repair technician. I began working at Tom Ahls in 1975.
I am married to my lovely wife Rebecca. I enjoy spending time with my wife, daughter, son-in-law, and two grandchildren. My wife and I love to travel. One of my main passions is scuba diving.
Randy began working at Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships in 1985.
In his spare time he enjoys woodworking.