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Sales

Sales Consultant Josh Abel
Josh Abel
Sales Consultant
Josh Abel, a Sales Consultant, is originally from Winchester, KS. He attended both JCCC as well as the University of Kansas. His favorite thing about Crown is the fact that it isn't a 'typical dealership.' Josh is the oldest of four boys, and enjoys driving around in his Polaris Ranger in his free-time. If he could spend one day with anyone he would choose actress Emma Watson. His go to karaoke song is "Hero" by Enrique Iglesias. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, it would be barbecue chicken pizza (Red Baron) with copious amounts of ranch sauce.
Sales Consultant Jadyn Anderson
Jadyn Anderson
Sales Consultant
Jadyn Anderson is from Kansas City, KS and is a Sales Consultant at Crown. She is a great cook who also loves to paint, go to the gym, and take her dogs to the park. If she had to eat the same meal forever, she'd eat shrimp fried rice. Her go-to karaoke song is Bodak Yellow. If Jadyn could spend the day with anyone, she'd spend it with Cardi B.
Sales Consultant Terry Anderson
Terry Anderson
Sales Consultant
Terry Anderson is from Ulysses, KS, and is a Sales Consultant at Crown. Terry enjoys live music, golf, cooking, and family. If he could only eat one meal the rest of his life, he'd eat eggs, bacon, and hashbrowns. At karaoke night, Terry would sing "Stand By Your Man". If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with Jesus.
Sales Consultant Tristan   Bland
Tristan Bland
Sales Consultant
Tristan is a Sales Consultant originally from Augusta, KS. His favorite thing about Crown is his co-workers, as well as being able to better a customers car situation. He really enjoys the relaxed atmosphere and super friendly staff. In his free-time he enjoys cooking, hunting, fishing, and recording music. His go to karaoke song is "County Boy" by Aaron Lewis. If Tristan could eat one thing for the rest of his life, it would be a B.L.T. with avocado and pork-belly.
Sales Consultant Christian Brooks
Christian Brooks
Sales Consultant
Christian Brooks, from Topeka, KS, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He loves sports, he coaches and watches a lot of football. He also enjoys hanging out with his friends and family. If Christian could only eat one meal for the rest of his life, he'd eat fried chicken and mashed potatoes. His go-to karaoke song is "All Falls Down" by Kanye West. If he could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with Jesus.
Sales Manager Brent Cutler
Brent Cutler
Sales Manager
Brent is a Topeka native who currently lives in Lawrence. Brent is also a huge Royals fan!
Sales Manager Jamie Engnehl
Jamie Engnehl
Sales Manager
Jamie is from Lawrence, KS. She studied Business at the University of Kansas. She is the Sales Manager at Crown Volkswagen. She enjoys the diversity of people she works with, and sells cars to, and would best describe Crown Automotive as a place that likes to create relationships and make our customers a part of the Crown family! Jamie loves to travel and enjoys spending time with her kids. Jamie's favorite food is pasta, and her go to karaoke song is "Sweet home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynrd. If Jamie could spend a day with any famous person, she would choose Peyton Manning.
Sales Consultant Kelly  Glaze
Kelly Glaze
Sales Consultant
Kelly Glaze, originally from Emporia, KS is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He attended Emporia State University. His favorite thing about working here is the chance to work with many different types of customers and helping them find the perfect car. He'd describe Crown as a place with very laid back employees with a low pressure sales approach. Kelly has three children aged 22, 20, and 14. His favorite hobby is hunting and fishing. If he could spend the day weith any famous person, he'd choose Cling Eastwood. His go-to karaoke song is "Love Shack" by the B-52's and his favorite food his steak and lobster.
Crown Toyota General Manager Randy Habiger
Randy Habiger
Crown Toyota General Manager
Randy Habiger is the General Manager at Crown Toyota. He is from Ellinwood, KS and is a graduate of Barton CC and N.A.D.A Dealer Academy. His favorite thing about working at Crown is the camaraderie and exciting atmosphere. He would describe Crown as a rewarding and enjoyable team environment. Randy and his wife Tara have been married 20 years and they have 4 kids. If he could spend the day with any famous person (living or dead), he would choose Warren Buffet. His karaoke song of choice is "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey. If Randy had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he'd choose the Fat Tuesday Quesadilla from Henry T's.
Sales Consultant Nile Hamer
Nile Hamer
Sales Consultant
Nile Hamer, from Huntsville, TX, is a Crown Sales Consultant. Nile had previously bought a car from Crown and decided to join our team. He is an avid hunter, enjoys riding his motorcycles, and is excited to be finished with his degree at KU. Nile's hobbies include archery, motorcycle tinkering, and training his bird dog. If Nile had to eat the same meal forever, he'd eat anything from What-a-burger. At karaoke night, Nile would serenade everyone with "Happy Birthday". If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his grandpa.
Sales Consultant  Greg Henley
Greg Henley
Sales Consultant
Greg Henley is from Topeka, KS and is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He enjoys sports, cooking (especially smoked meats), being a dance dad, and spending time with his wife. If Greg could only eat one meal the rest of his life, he would eat bbq meat, smoked mac & cheese, baked beans, and pasta salad. At karaoke night, Greg would sing "I wanna Dance with Somebody". If he could spend the day with anyone to ever live, he would choose Babe Ruth.
Sales Consultant Pete James
Pete James
Sales Consultant
Pete James, originally from Lawrence, KS, is a Sales Consultant a part of the E-Commerce Department. What he enjoys most about Crown is meeting new people and interacting with customers. He loves basketball and Chipotle chicken tacos. If he could spend one day with anyone, he would pick athlete Michael Jordan.
Sales Consultant Zack Krishtalka
Zack Krishtalka
Sales Consultant
Zack Krishtalka is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Crown Toyota. Zack has lived in Lawrence since he was 3 years old. He enjoys composing and performing music. If he had to eat the same meal the rest of his life, he would eat pesto chicken pasta. At karaoke, you'd hear Zack sing "Pick Up the Pieces" by Average White Band. If Zack could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with Guy Fieri.
Volkswagen General Manager Jacob  Sacks
Jacob Sacks
Volkswagen General Manager
Jake Sacks is entering his 14th year at Crown Automotive. He is a proud father of four - Stella, Maverick, Mack, and Maddox- and wife Brittany. When he's not at the dealership he enjoys watching sports and spending time with the family. Customer experience and satisfaction is his top priority.
Pre-Owed Sales Manager Zac  Swearingen
Zac Swearingen
Pre-Owed Sales Manager
Zac Swearingen is the Pre-Owned Sales Manager at Crown. He is originally from St. Joseph, MO. He has three daughters and has been with Crown for 20 years. Zac's hobbies include ice skating and watching golf. He looks forward to helping you find the right car here at Crown!
Sales Consultant Van Thompson
Van Thompson
Sales Consultant
Van Thompson, originally from the Tri Cities in Nebraska, is a Sales Consultant for Crown Volkswagen. He attended Washburn University. His favorite thing about working here is that the car buying process is simplified. He'd describe Crown as the place you go to avoid the hassle when you're looking to purchase a vehicle. Van used to sing in a heavy metal band. He enjoys playing video games. If he could spend the day with any famous person he'd choose Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. His go-to karaoke song is "Turn the Page" by Bob Seger. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he would eat a medium-rare porterhouse, house salad with ranch, mashed potatoes and brown gravy, and green beans.
Sales Consultant David  Wilson
David Wilson
Sales Consultant
David Wilson is from Lebo, Ks. He graduated from Bethel college in 1997 with a B.A. degree. David is a Sales Consultant and enjoys working with people. He describes Crown as a people-oriented dealership who cares about it's employees and puts their customers first. His favorite meal is a steak with a side salad and enjoys windsurfing in his pass-time. David has two kids and is a former divorce mediator. If David could spend the day with any famous person he would choose Ayn Rand, and his go-to karaoke artist is Chris Stapleton.

Service

Service Apprentice Max Gottschamer
Max Gottschamer
Service Apprentice
Max Gottschamer was born and raised in Lawrence and is a Service Apprentice at Crown VW. He enjoys fishing and riding dirt bikes with friends.
Volkswagen Service Manager Ed  Keane
Ed Keane
Volkswagen Service Manager
Ed Keane, the Volkswagen Service Manager, is originally from Leavenworth, KS -- as well as Laurel, MD, Okinawa Japan, Seoul South Korea, and finally Lawrence, KS. He graduated high school in Seoul South Korea and went on to study at KCKCC and the University of Kansas. His favorite part about Crown Automotive is the interaction with different customers and knowing that every day will be different than the last. He feels that Crown has a "small town feel" even though it is one of the biggest/busiest dealers in Lawrence, KS. In his spare time, Ed enjoys arts and crafts, as well as cooking. His go-to karaoke song is "1000 Years" by Christina Perri. If he could only have one meal for the rest of his life, we would pick rib-eye steak.
Service Technician Justin Leonard
Justin Leonard
Service Technician
Justin Leonard is from Lawrence and his a Service Tech for Crown VW Service. He enjoys hanging out with friends and playing guitar.
Porter  Josh Patrick
Josh Patrick
Porter
Josh Patrick, from Shawnee, KS, is a Porter here at Crown Toyota. Josh enjoys playing tuba and hanging out with friends. At karaoke nights, Josh would sing a Journey song. If he had to eat the same meal the rest of his life, he'd eat country fried steak with mashed potatoes. If he could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with his great grandpa.
Service Technician Jason Patterson
Jason Patterson
Service Technician
Jason Patterson is a Service Technician here at Crown. Jason enjoys spending his time hunting and fishing. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he would eat fried chicken. Jason, unfortunately, wouldn't sing at karaoke night. If he could spend one day with anyone, he would spend it with his grandmother.
Volkswagen Service Advisor Josh Purvis
Josh Purvis
Volkswagen Service Advisor
Josh Purvis, from Charlottesville, Virginia, is a Service Advisor here at Crown VW. He has been working with cars since he was 11. Josh's hobbies include cars, trucks, music, and theater. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he'd eat enchiladas. At karaoke night, you'd hear Josh singing "Carry On Wayward Son". If he could spend the day with anyone, Josh would spend it with Felix Wankel.
Volkswagen Service Advisor Douglas Sutton
Douglas Sutton
Volkswagen Service Advisor
Doug Sutton, originally from Eugene, Oregon, is a Service Advisor in our Volkswagen Service Department. He was in the Air National Guard and attended Portland Community College for criminal justice. He enjoys helping customers fix there cars and says "whether it be parts, service, or sales, your experience will be unique, memorable and positive". Doug is a dad that also has a passion for cars. His favorite hobby is taking road trips. If he could spend the day with any famous person he'd choose Jay Leno. His go to karaoke song is "Hot in Herre" by Nelly and his favorite food is Chinese food.

Finance

Business Manager Kristen Efurd
Kristen Efurd
Business Manager
Kristen is originally from Abilene, KS. She graduated from the University of Kansas in 2014 with a B.A. in Classical Antiquity. Her favorite part about Crown is how fast-paced it can be, as well as how all the employees share the same goal of exceptional customer service. If she could spend one day with anyone she would pick Sappho, an ancient Greek poetess. Kristen's favorite food is the Bill Self from 23rd St. Brewery. Her go-to karaoke song would be "One Week" by The Barenaked Ladies.
Business Manager Gabriel Griggs
Gabriel Griggs
Business Manager
Gabriel Griggs, from Wichita, KS, is the Finance Manager at Crown Volkswagen. Gabriel enjoys sports and spending time with his daughter, family, and dog. If he had to eat the same meal forever, he'd eat mexican food. If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his daughter.
Director of Finance Chase Johnson
Chase Johnson
Director of Finance
Chase Johnson is our Business Manager here at Crown. He is from right here in Lawrence and attended KU. Chase would say the best thing about working here is the team atmosphere and customer first culture. He says Crown is the easiest and most friendly place to go to for your automotive needs no matter if its for purchasing a vehicle, getting service done, or your vehicle repaired. Chase has a wife, Jillian, and their son Carter and loves to spend time with his family. Chase would sing "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey. His favorite food is enchiladas topped with queso. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he'd choose Seth Rogen and James Franco.
Business Manager Chris  Riekens
Chris Riekens
Business Manager
Chris Riekens, originally from Manly, IA, is one of the Business Managers at Crown. What he enjoys most about Crown is its laid-back, low-pressure, fun environment. Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and children in this down-time, as well as golfing. His go-to karaoke song is "Ice, Ice, Baby" by Vanilla Ice. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he would pick street tacos.

Office

Comptroller Paul  Blake
Paul Blake
Comptroller
Paul is originally from Kansas City but now lives in Lawrence. Paul has been working at Crown for 20+ years.
Lisa Boley
Title Clerk
Lisa Boley is from California and is a Title Clerk here at Crown. She enjoys spending time with her kids and grandson, fishing, NASCAR, and being outdoors. If she could only eat one meal the rest of her life, she'd eat mexican food. If Lisa could spend the day with anyone, she'd spend it with her grandson.
Property Maintenance Manager David Boyd
David Boyd
Property Maintenance Manager
David E. Boyd is our Building and Property Maintenance Manager. He is originally from New Bury Port, Massachusetts and graduated from WSU. His favorite thing about working here is the great employees and the challenging/interesting work. He'd tell a new Crown customer to "be prepared to be treated as if you are the most important customer at our facility". His favorite hobby is fishin' and auctions. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he'd choose God/Jesus. His go-to karaoke song is "Man in the Mirror" by Michael Jackson. His one piece of advice for everyone is to set your goals early in life so you can benefit from them as you age.
Toyota Receptionist Karina Camacho
Karina Camacho
Toyota Receptionist
Karina Camacho is a receptionist for Crown. She is a senior at KU, from Garden City, KS. She also loves grocery shopping. If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she would eat tilapia. Karina's go-to karaoke song is any Disney song. If she could spend one day with anyone, she would spend it with the richest person on the planet.
Title and Billing Clerk Misty Eaton
Misty Eaton
Title and Billing Clerk
Misty Eaton, one of Crowns Title and Billing Clerks, originally comes from Ft. Worth, TX, but has lived in Lawrence, KS since 2004. The thing she loves most about Crown is the camaraderie with her fellow co-workers. She says it's like having a lot of brothers! She loves that it is such a friendly environment and feels that the employees are not pushy or over-bearing. In her free-time Misty enjoys making wood and canvas crafts. If she could spend one day with anyone, she would pick country singer Reba McIntyre.
Accounting Clerk Heather Flory
Heather Flory
Accounting Clerk
Heather Flory, from Spring Hill, is an Accounting Clerk here at Crown. She likes spending her time camping, gardening, playing with her dogs, and shopping with her daughter. She also loves convertibles. If Heather could only eat one thing for the rest of her life she would choose Texas Roadhouse, a ribeye topped with mushrooms, a loaded potato, and rolls. Her go-to karaoke song is Crazy by Patsy Cline. If she could spend the day with anyone, she'd spend it with her mom.
Toyota Receptionist Rachel Husted
Rachel Husted
Toyota Receptionist
Rachel Husted is a receptionist for Crown. She is from Ottawa, KS and is currently attending school. She enjoys attending art functions and taking her kids to museums. She has two teenagers of her own. Her favorite meal is pasta with cheese sauce. At karaoke, she would sing "Take on Me" by A-Ha. If she could spend the day with anyone, she would spend it with her mother.
Human Resources/Accounts Payable Brenda Roberts
Brenda Roberts
Human Resources/Accounts Payable
Brenda Roberts is a Human Resources/Accounts Payable clerk here at Crown. She is originally from Baldwin City, KS. She most enjoys the friendly employees she works with, and there is never a dull moment. She would describe Crown as a great experience. In her free time Brenda loves to cook/bake. If she could only eat one meal for the rest of her life, she would eat scrapple with fried eggs and bacon!
Toyota Receptionist Hilea Sparks
Hilea Sparks
Toyota Receptionist
Hilea has been at Crown Automotive for 7 years now, she has 2 sons, 1 grandchild, and 1 grand-dog. She enjoys what she does and the people that she works with.
Accounts Receivable  Susan Williams
Susan Williams
Accounts Receivable
Susan Williams, originally from Pratt, KS is Crown Automotive's bookkeeper. Her favorite thing about Crown is it feels like seeing family everyday. She enjoys that her and her co-workers can all have fun AND get their job done at the same time! In her free time, Susan enjoys spending time with her 8 grandchildren and watching football. If she could meet anyone in the world, she would choose Katherine Hepburn. Susan's go-to karaoke song is "Sweet Caroline" by Neil Diamond. If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she would pick mashed potatoes -- no butter or gravy (yummy).

Toyota Service and Parts

Detailer Alyson Roeber
Alyson Roeber
Detailer
Alyson P. Roeber is from Perry, KS and works as a detailer. She would consider herself a "Texas girl in a Kansas world". Her hobbies include Netflix, babysitting, and spending time with family. Her go-to karaoke song is "Outlaw in Me" by Brantley Gilbert. If she could spend the day with anyone, she would spend it with her grandma.
Toyota Service & Parts Director Ginger  Browning
Ginger Browning
Toyota Service & Parts Director
Ginger Browning is from Joplin, MO and is our Toyota Service & Parts Director. She has over 30 years of dealership experience. Ginger likes to travel, go to the lake, and spend time with her grandkids.
Toyota Parts Manager Tim  Murphy
Tim Murphy
Toyota Parts Manager
Timothy Murphy is a Parts Manager here at Crown Toyota. He is from the planet Earth. His favorite thing about working here is the people. When referring to Crown, he says "try it, you'll like it". Tim loves to run. If he could spend the day with anyone, he would choose his wife. He wouldn't sing at karaoke claiming "you don't want me to". If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life he would choose lobster.
Parts Consultant Jesse Calderwood
Jesse Calderwood
Parts Consultant
Jesse Calderwood, from Baldwin City, is a Parts Consultant for Crown. His favorite thing about working here is the people. He'd describe Crown as a fun place to be at. Jesse enjoys hunting and fishing. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life he'd choose steak and potatoes.
Parts Consultant  Souks  Sengchan
Souks Sengchan
Parts Consultant
Souks Sengchan is a Parts Consultant at Crown Toyota. He has been with the company for over 15 years.
Service Consultant Ryan  Wingert
Ryan Wingert
Service Consultant
Ryan Wingert, originally from Lawrence, KS is one of the Toyota Service Consultants. He received his training from the Universal Technical Institute in N.C. for Auto Training. His favorite part of working at Crown is being able to help customers feel reassure that their vehicles are safe for the road. He would describe Crown as controlled chaos with a friendly staff. In his free-time Ryan enjoys watching Nascar and other types of automotive racing. His go to karaoke song would be anything classic rock, and if he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life he would choose Chipotle.
Service Consultant Anthony Rosen
Anthony Rosen
Service Consultant
Anthony Rosen is a Service Consultant here at Crown. He is originally from Lawrence, KS and attended Pittsburg State University. His favorite thing about Crown is the great co-workers he works with. Anthony likes the great service for vehicles Crown has and says it's the best place to buy a vehicle. If he could spend the day with any famous person he would choose Paul Walker. His go-to karaoke song is something by Matchbox 20 or Drake. Anthony's favorite food is Chipotle and he likes fast cars.
Service Consultant Olivia Coulter
Olivia Coulter
Service Consultant
Olivia Coulter is from McLouth, KS and is a Service Consultant for our Toyota Service Department. She joined our team to find a place where she could grow and learn new things. Olivia is an avid softball player. She's been playing since the age of 4 and has gone to state twice in a row. Besides softball, she enjoys art, playing in band, and working on cars with her dad. If she could only eat one thing the rest of her life, it'd be spaghetti. Her go-to karaoke song is "I Will Survive". If given the opportunity to spend the day with anyone, she would spend it with her grandma Lois.
Service Consultant Matt Reynolds
Matt Reynolds
Service Consultant
Matt Reynolds is a Service Consultant at Crown Toyota. He is from Kansas City, MO. Matt enjoys bowling, Harley's, baseball, and working on arcade equipment. If he had to eat one thing the rest of his life, he'd eat meat pies from Louisiana. At karaoke night, you'd hear Matt singing "Hell's Bells". If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with Denny Matthews.
Service Consultant Adam  Luehrs
Adam Luehrs
Service Consultant
Adam Luehrs, from Batavia, IL, is a Service Consultant at Crown Toyota. He started in the industry working on cars before becoming a Service Consultant. Adam enjoys working on cars, racing cars, and eating pizza. At karaoke night you'd find him singing "Best Day Ever" by Mac Miller. If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his grandpa.
Service Consultant Thomas Her
Thomas Her
Service Consultant
Seng Thomas Her is a Service Advisor at Crown Toyota. He is from Kansas City, KS and came to Crown looking for better opportunity. He is a down to earth guy who likes Fortnite, volleyball, and hiking. If Thomas had to eat the same meal the rest of his life, he'd eat Chipotle. At karaoke night, you'd hear him sing "For the Love of Money" by Bone Thugs N' Harmony. If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his wife.
Service Lane Manager Tony  Hunt
Tony Hunt
Service Lane Manager
Tony Hunt, from Lansing, KS, is a Service Consultant for Crown Toyota. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland. He enjoys the friendly people who he works with and would describe Crown as a great place for service and sales. One fact about Tony is that he is not the grump that people may think he is. His favorite pass-time is camping. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he would choose Ted Nugent. If Tony had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he would choose liver and onions.
BDC Manager Lori Gladieux
Lori Gladieux
BDC Manager
Lori Gladieux, from Leavenworth KS, is a BDC manager and warranty clerk for Crown. Her favorite thing about working here is the friendly work environment and teamwork. She'd describe Crown as an awesome place to do business. Her favorite hobby is outdoor activities such as swimming or motorcycle riding. Her go-to karaoke song is "Love Shack" by The B-52's. If she had to eat one meal the rest of her life, she'd eat steak.
Brennah Wahweotten
BDC Representative
Brennah Wahweotten, from Mayetta, KS, is a BDC Representative here at Crown. She loves to spend her time dancing and crafting for powwows. If Brennah could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she would choose Buffalo Vegetable Soup. One interesting thing about Brennah is that she is colorblind. Her go-to karaoke song is "Something's Got a Hold on Me" by Christina Aguilera. If she could spend one day with anyone (living or dead) she would spend that day with Beyonce.
BDC Representative Brooke Marcinko
Brooke Marcinko
BDC Representative
Brooke Marcinko is a BDC Representative here at Crown. She is originally from Parkville, MO and attended Maple Wood Community College. Her favorite thing about working here is that everyone is like family. She'd describe Crown as a place filled with happy people who care about you and treat you like family. Brooke has a German Shepherd and a Husky and she'd say her life revolves around them. Her favorite hobby is camping or anything involving water. If she could spend the day with any famous person, she'd choose Scarlett Johansson. Her go-to karaoke song is "Any Man of Mine" by Shania Twain. If she had to eat one thing the rest of her life, she'd eat Flaming Hot Cheetos.
BDC Representative Raegan Faircloth
Raegan Faircloth
BDC Representative
Raegan Faircloth is from Eudora, KS and is a BDC Representative at Crown Automotive. Raegan enjoys cleaning, taking walks, and trying new things. She comes from a big family with 6 brothers, 1 sister, and 3 parents. If she could only eat one thing the rest of her life, it'd be steak. At karaoke nights, you'd find her singing "Sweet Caroline". If Raegan could spend the day with anyone, she would spend it with her father.
Courtesy Shuttle Driver Fee Manshizadeh
Fee Manshizadeh
Courtesy Shuttle Driver
Porter John Frazier
John Frazier
Porter
John Frazier is a Porter at Crown Toyota. He is from Lawrence, KS. His favorite thing about working here is the people he works with. John is a big Wildcat fan and loves spending time with his grandkids. If he could spend the day with any famous person he would choose Dale Earnhardt Sr. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life he would choose lasagna.
Service Technician Darin Mangan
Darin Mangan
Service Technician
Darin Mangan is from Garden City, KS and is a Service Tech here at Crown Toyota. Honesty and customer satisfaction are his favorite things about Crown. Darin's favorite hobbies' are spending time with his daughter and Harley's. Fun fact about Darin is he still has the two cars he got in high school. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he'd choose Ronald Regan. His go-to karaoke song is "Fade to Black" by Metallica. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he would have a t-bone steak, loaded baked potato, salad, and iced tea.
Service Technician Darren Wibberding
Darren Wibberding
Service Technician
Darren Wibberding is from Kansas and is a Used Car Tech here at Crown. He is the grandfather to two amazing grandkids. Darren is a big fan of boating and spaghetti. At karaoke night, he'd sing "Turn the Page". If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his grandkids.
Service Technician Francisco Vazquez
Francisco Vazquez
Service Technician
Francisco is a Service Technician in the Toyota Service Department. He is originally from Mexico, and graduated from Lawrence High School. His favorite thing about Crown is the people, and how friendly they are. He enjoys learning new things as well as working out. His favorite food is posole. If Francisco could meet anyone in the world, he would pick Ninel Conde. His go-to karaoke song is "Bonita" by J. Balvin.
Service Technician Gabe Jacobson
Gabe Jacobson
Service Technician
Gabe Jacobson is a Service Technician in our Toyota Service Department. He is from Lawrence, KS. Working with good friends is his favorite thing about working here. He would describe Crown as a great place to buy a car or get your car serviced. Gabe is a big Notre Dame football fan. His favorite hobby is golf. If he could spend the day with any celebrity, he would choose Johnny Cash. At karaoke, he would sing "3 Little Pigs" by Green Jelly. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he would eat baby back ribs.
Service Technician Thadd Church
Thadd Church
Service Technician
Thadd Church is a Service Technician in our Toyota Service Department. He is originally form Des Moines, Iowa and attended Pitt State. His favorite thing about working here is the friendly people and would describe Crown as a very clean and friendly place to come for service or to buy a car. His favorite hobby is demolition derby. If he could spend the day with any famous person (living or dead), he would choose Abraham Lincoln. His favorite food is fried chicken and mashed taters.
Service Technician Marcos Guereca
Marcos Guereca
Service Technician
Marcos Guereca is a Service Technician for the Toyota Service Department. He is from Dodge City, KS and attended the Universal Technical Institute in Houston, TX. His favorite thing about Crown is the clean, climate controlled shop and the professional work environment. Marcos has a big auto passion and says cars are his life. His favorite hobby is auto racing. He'd spend the day with 2 Pac if given the chance. He would eat tacos the rest of his life if he had too and he'd sing "Ice Ice Baby" by Vanilla Ice at karaoke.
Michael Holland
Service Technician
Michael Holland, from Pittsburg, KS, is a Service Technician here at Crown Toyota. He enjoys spending his time designing and building mechanical systems, wood working, and modifying his own car. Michael taught himself how to weld as a junior in High School. If he could eat one meal for the rest of his life, he would choose pizza. His go to karaoke song is "Tequila." If Michael could spend one day with anyone, it would be Elon Musk.
Service Technician Spencer Hutchens
Spencer Hutchens
Service Technician
Spencer Hutchens, from Lawrence KS, is a Service Technician is our Toyota Service Department. He attended Universal Technical Institute for 2 years. He enjoys working at Crown because he works with good friends. He'd describe Crown as very friendly with people who are easy to work with. Spencer's favorite hobby is pinewood derby. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he'd choose steak.
Express Foreman Nathan Stover
Nathan Stover
Express Foreman
Nathan Stover is an Express Foreman for Crown. He is from Lawrence, KS and has a BA in Economics/English and a AS in Fire Science. His favorite thing about Crown is the people and would describe Crown as a medium sized dealership with a nice atmosphere. One fact about Nathan is that he likes a challenge. His favorite hobby is cycling. If he could spend the day with any celebrity who's ever lived he'd choose Robin Williams. He probably wouldn't sing at karaoke claiming "I don't sing well". If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he'd replace his meals with a Gl├╝tiny IPA.
Amanda Morris
Express Technician
Amanda Morris, from Lawrence, is an Express Technician here at Crown. Amanda enjoys learning new things, art, crocheting, reading, gardening, and working on cars. If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she would choose sushi. Her go-to karaoke song is "If I Die Young." If she could spend one day with anyone, she would spend it with her cousin, Rylie.
Express Technician Andrew Gooding
Andrew Gooding
Express Technician
Andrew Gooding, originally from Williamsburg, KS, is an express technician here at Crown. His favorite thing about working here is the hour long lunch. He enjoys fishing and hanging out with friends. If he could spend the day with any famous person he would choose Crocodile Dundee. He'd sing "the Sound of Silence" at karaoke. If he had to choose one meal to eat the rest of his life he'd choose sandwiches.
Angelo Greco
Express Technician
Angelo Greco, from California, is an Express Technician here at Crown Toyota. Angelo loves to work on cars, go fishing and camping, and also enjoys spending time with his family. If he could only eat one meal for the rest of his life, he would eat pizza. His go to karaoke song is "Hard to Love." If he could spend one day with anyone, he would spend it with his mom.
Anthony Beckerman
Express Technician
Anthony Beckerman, from Hoyt, KS is an Express Technician here at Crown. He likes to spend his time doing bird calls, hiking, and fishing. If Anthony could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he'd choose BBQ Shrimp. His go-to karaoke song is "House of the Rising Sun" by The Animals. If he could spend one day with anyone, he'd spend it with his Grandpa.
Caden Bruns
Express Technician
Caden Bruns, from Lawrence, is an Express Technician here at Crown Automotive. He enjoys bowling and riding dirt bikes. If he could only eat one meal for the rest of his life, he would eat a hamburger and fries. His go-to karaoke song is "God's Country." If Caden could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with his grandfather.
Express Technician Chase Elersic
Chase Elersic
Express Technician
Chase Elersic is from Germany and is a Lube Tech here at Crown. He has spent half of his life overseas. Chase enjoys working on his or his friends' vehicles. If he had to eat the same meal forever, he'd eat mac and cheese. At karaoke night, he'd sing Carry On Wayward Son. If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his great grandpa Ike.
Christian Ziembicki
Express Technician
Christian Ziembicki is a Express Technician here at Crown Toyota. He is from Hagatna, Guam. Christian has always had an interest in the automotive field. He enjoys sports and spending time with family. If he could only have one meal for the rest of his life, he would eat pizza. His go to karaoke song would be "Love Me Like You Do" by Ellie Goulding. If Christian could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with Paul Walker.
Express Technician Jason Wu
Jason Wu
Express Technician
Jason Wu is an Express Technician at Crown. He is from Taiwan. Jason is a fast learner and wants to be an experienced and professional technician in the future. If Jason could only eat one meal the rest of his life, he'd eat chinese food. At karaoke night, he'd sing "I want to be with You". If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his girlfriend.
Express Technician Lee Henshaw
Lee Henshaw
Express Technician
Richardson Chickaway
Express Technician
Richardson Chickaway is from Mississippi and is a Lube Tech here at Crown. He is a helpful guy who enjoys spending time with his kids and family.
Express Technician Ryan Truong
Ryan Truong
Express Technician
Ryan Truong is an Express Technician for Crown. He is originally from Vietnam. His favorite thing about working for Crown is that everyone is willing to help each other. He would describe Crown as a great place to work and a great dealership. Ryan is a hard worker who likes to learn new things. His favorite hobby is cooking. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he'd choose Jackie Chan. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he would choose rice with chicken or beef steak.
Express Technician Truman Pandino
Truman Pandino
Express Technician
Truman Pandino, from Lawrence, is a Lube Tech here at Crown. Truman used to be an accountant. He enjoys riding motorcycles and bicycles and working on cars. If he could only eat one meal the rest of his life, he'd eat Tacos. He unfortunately would not sing at karaoke nights. If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with Albert Einstein.
Express Technician Victor Ramirez
Victor Ramirez
Express Technician
Victor Ramirez is an Express Technician for the Crown Automotive Department. He is from Lawrence, KS and went to Johnson County Community College. He describes Crown as a place full of nice people who are eager to help. Victor enjoys the new challenges he faces everyday. While in high school Victor was a two-time state champ in cross country. His favorite hobby is watching/playing basketball and he'd spend the day with Shaquille O' Neal if he could. His favorite food is Lasagna and garlic bread. Victor would sing "Friends in Low Places" by Garth Brooks at karaoke.
Express Technician Will Henry
Will Henry
Express Technician
Will Henry is an Express Technician for the Toyota Service Department. He is originally from Olathe, KS and studied automotive at PSU and in high school. His favorite thing about Crown is the friendly co-workers and easy going environment. He'd describe Crown as a clean and efficient, all around good business with a friendly staff. If he could, Will would spend the day with Seth Rogen. His favorite food is country fried steak and potatoes. His karaoke song of choice is "Carry On Wayward Son" by Kansas.