Staff


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  • Tom Ahl
    Dealer Principal
    419-228-2345

    Hi, I'm Tom Ahl, 2nd generation owner of the Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships.


    After 50 years in the car business, I'm as passionate as ever! I love to buy and sell cars! I love to find specials cars for our special customers.

    My wife, Andrea and I have 4 girls, 10 grandkids. Through the trials of raising the girls and trying to get the business going, I came to the realization of the need for a Savior. While finding business success, I found emptiness in my life. In 1988 I asked Jesus to be my Lord and Savior. After going through a few years of thinking I needed to get into the ministry, I came to the realization that my best and only testimony that mattered was how I treated my employees and how we all treated our customers. God does own it all and has proven to me that the principles are true.

    It is my desire for you to see how God can change a life and a business and that your experience will be different and exciting. Glorify our Heavenly Father.

    My hobbies are motorcycling, boating and waterskiing.

    I look forward to meeting you soon.

    Sincerely,

    Tom Ahl

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  • Nina Good
    Receptionist
    419-228-2345


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  • Nicole Vetters
    Body Shop
    419-228-2345


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  • Vince Downing
    General Manager
    419-228-2345

    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.


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  • Amy Downing
    Sales Manager
    419-228-2317

    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!

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  • Joe Parent
    Used Car Director
    419-227-0202

    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.

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  • Ryan Bowersock
    Sales Consultant
    419-204-1999


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  • Trevor Howery
    Sales Consultant
    419-228-2331

    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.

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  • Andrew Martin
    Sales Consultant
    419-228-2345


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  • Randy Mason
    Sales Consultant
    419-228-2345

    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.



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  • Jeremy Pruett
    Sales Consultant
    419-228-2367


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  • Kelsey Schumaker
    Sales Consultant
    419-228-2313

    Hello, my name is Kelsey Schumaker and I am a Sales Consultant here at Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships and I am located in the Buick GMC building. I started working here in September of 2014 and love what I do!

     

    I grew up on a farm in Columbus Grove and currently still live in Columbus Grove. I got married to my best friend, Bill Schumaker in September of 2013. After praying a little while we were blessed with a baby boy, William Paul on June 25th 2016. We enjoy every second with our little boy and are very excited to watch our family grow. In my spare time I love spending time with my family and friends, scrapbooking, sewing, and being outside. 

     

    I really enjoy meeting new people and helping people that come to the dealership. I would be glad to help you and be a part of your next vehicle buying experience. Tom Ahl has a huge selection of new and pre-owned vehicles to choose from at great prices. If you or a friend are in the market for a new vehicle you are welcome to come see me here at Tom Ahl's! 

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  • Scott Trigilio
    Sales Consultant
    419-228-2345



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  • Jay Cochensparger
    Finance Manager
    419-228-3502


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  • Tammy Pelletier
    Office Manager
    419-228-2345

    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.

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  • Samantha Baker
    Cashier
    419-228-2345


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  • Vicki Bowers
    Accounts Receivable
    419-228-2345


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  • Kelly Bowersock
    Title Clerk
    419-228-2345


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  • Jodi Newland
    Title Assistant
    419-228-2345


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  • Josh Bosley
    Customer Service Manager
    419-228-2373

    I began working at this wonderful dealership in October of 2005. Before selling cars at Tom Ahls, I sold cars for another business for over 3 years. I am proud to say that I was in the US Army for 5 years.

    I have two great children, one daughter who is 21 years old and a son who is 15 years old. I am married to my beautiful wife Melissa Gates Bosley. I enjoy watching football, especially Ohio State and the Browns.

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  • Kayla Blanchard
    Customer Service Representative
    419-228-2345


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  • Ashley Hughes
    Customer Service Representative
    419-228-2345


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  • Mary Latsha
    Customer Service Representative
    419-228-2345

    Hi! My name is Mary Latsha. I have had the privilege of working in the Business Development Center of Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships since 2014. During my work day I am honored to connect with our wonderful customers whose vehicles need service of any kind. We have the best Service Department and the best customers around!

     

    I have been married to my super patient and supportive husband David for almost 30 years! We enjoy our children and their spouses who live in Ohio, South Dakota, and Texas. Our favorite hobby is spending time with our grandchildren, whose numbers are growing rapidly.

     

    My passion is helping to lead people into the Worship of our Lord Jesus Christ. He is Worthy!

     

    As I stated earlier, I love working with our great customers! I invite you to call us anytime you have a need or question regarding the maintenance of your vehicle. Our BDC team stands ready to assist you. 

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  • Rachael Rex
    Customer Service Representative
    419-228-2345


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  • Chelsie Wurm
    Customer Service Representative
    419-228-2345


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  • Bill Suever
    Service Manager
    419-228-2345

    I am the Service Manager for both of our Service Departments here at Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships. 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.

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  • Matt Burden
    Express Lane Service Advisor
    419-228-2345


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  • Matt Dant
    Service Advisor
    419-228-2345


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  • Cody Hodge
    Service Advisor
    419-228-2345


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  • JoAnn Kehres
    Service Advisor
    419-228-2345

    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!

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  • Tiffany Pyle
    Service Advisor
    419-228-2345


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  • Jeff Kohli
    Quality Control
    419-228-2345


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  • Missy Hughes
    Parts Manager
    419-228-2354

    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.

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  • Brad Shroyer
    Parts Advisor
    419-228-2345

    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.

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  • Dean Windau
    Parts Advisor
    419-228-2345

    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.

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  • Tyler Downing
    Auto Technician
    419-228-2345

    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, then the Buick GMC shop.

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  • Chris Hicks
    Auto Technician

    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.

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  • Jim Hoffman
    Auto Technician


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  • Don Nuckles
    ASE Certified Master Technician


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  • Tim Theodore
    ASE Certified Master Technician

    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.

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  • Loren Tucker
    Auto Technician

    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.

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  • Jerry Colley
    Body Shop Manager
    419-228-2345


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  • Jeremy Stevenson
    Body Shop Estimator
    419-228-2345

    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 Iraq. After returning from that deployment, the dealership I was working for gave me the opportunity to manage their body shop. I managed there for 8 ½ years. I feel blessed to have been afforded the opportunity to come to work for Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships and join the collision repair team.

     

    In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family.  I also enjoy coaching wrestling, helping with the cub scouts and riding motorcycles.

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  • Angie Martello
    Body Shop Office Assistant
    419-228-2345

    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.

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  • Sue Roehm
    Body Shop Assistant
    419-228-2345


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  • Norm Casto
    Auto Body Tech
    419-228-2345


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  • Darren Chafin
    Auto Body Painter

    Darren Chafin started at Tom Ahls in 1993. Here, he is an auto body painter.

    In his spare time, he enjoys riding motorcycles.

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  • Darrin Dunlap
    Auto Body Painter

    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.

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  • Brad Crites
    Body Shop Technician
    419-228-2345


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  • Phil High
    Auto Body Painter

    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.

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  • Randy Stemen
    Auto Body Technician

    Randy began working at Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships in 1985.

    In his spare time he enjoys woodworking.

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