Staff


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Management

Ken Newman
General Manager
(866) 421-9455

Ken has been with the Hendrick Automotive group for 19 years and is a recent graduate of the Hendrick Leadership Academy. During his career,  he has held management positions with Cadillac, Jaguar, Infiniti, Lexus and BMW.    

Ken has lived in the Kansas City area for over 30 years. He currently resides in Leawood with his wife Susie.  Ken enjoys visiting his son and daughter who live in San Francisco and San Diego, respectively. Ken also enjoys traveling to his second home in Scottsdale, AZ.


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Kevin Jackson
New Car Sales Manager
(866) 421-9455


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Chandler West
Pre-owned Sales Manager
(866) 421-9455

Chandler has been with the Hendrick Automotive group for  a total of 7 years. During his 30 year career,  he has held management positions with Cadillac, Mercedes, Buick, GMC, Lexus, Volvo, and BMW.


Chandler currently resides in Raytown, MO with his wife, Jodeane, and three children, Emmett, Aviana, and Anamia.  Chandler Joined the Military at an early age and toured throughout Europe.  He has been in The Automotive Industry since he left the Military in 1986.  His interests are music, theatre, and spending time with his family.


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Tarek Jebali
Sales Manager
(866) 421-9455

Tarek have joined the auto industry in 2006 and have been with the Hendrick Organization since. He has worked for Volvo, Lexus and currently BMW. He enjoys spending time with his wife and newborn son. His passion is football (soccer) and meeting new people; what he loves the most about his job

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Jordan Kivett
Business Manager
(866) 421-9455

Jordan believes that the best way to predict the future, is to create it. Jordan has worked in conjunction with the Hendrick Automotive Group since he was 19 years old. Since then, Jordan has dedicated the majority of his energy to assisting his teams at Lexus, and now BMW, in providing a superior and unique experience to each client. Jordan has also been recognized with a plethora of sales achievements.


Jordan lives in Kansas City with his significant other, Kirsten, and his two cats, Albert and Nova. Jordan enjoys the beach, being around his family, and watching live comedy and music.


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Justin Heger
Parts Manager
(866) 421-9455

Justin has been with Hendrick Automotive Group for 19 years. He started his career as a Service Technician and has held several other positions as he progressed into Parts Management.


Justin is an Alumni member of Pittsburg State University's Automotive program. He lives with his wife, Kristie, and two daughters in beautiful Paola. Justin enjoys anything involving cars or motorsports.




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Brenton Stump
Service Manager
(877) 224-1145


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Sales

Keith Heedum
Client Advisor
(866) 421-9455

Keith grew up in Nebraska. He has 32 years in the automotive industry. His hobbies include golf and working around the house. Keith was drawn to BMW of KC South because of the hi-line product, stable company, and great reputation.


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Lorie Hudnall
Corporate Client Advisor
(866) 421-9455

Lorie has worked for the Hendrick Automotive Group for 3 years. During her career, she has been fortunate to work with highline brands such as Lexus, Acura, and now BMW. Lorie grew up in Overland Park, KS, and attended Blue Valley and KU.


She has 2 boys and a girl that also attend Blue Valley schools.  Lorie really enjoys making memories with her family and friends because she feels that's what you will be remembered by. One of her favorite quotes is "Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it."


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Nick Fairbanks
Client Advisor
(866) 421-9455

Nick has lived in Overland Park his entire life. He has worked in the customer service industry since high school. This is his first job in the automotive industry. He recently graduated at the University of Kansas with my degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing. Rock Chalk!! He has a huge passion for cars and can't wait to build his dream garage someday.

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Aaron Dereszynski
Client Advisor
(866) 421-9455

Aaron is an outdoor and car enthusiast. He is from Maine but lived in Hawaii for his teenage years. Also enjoys watching rally cross racing as well as MotoGP racing.


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Mathew Dempsey
Client Advisor
(866) 421-9455


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Matt Hackathorn
Client Advisor
(866) 421-9455


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Kalene Dunn
Client Advisor
(866) 421-9455


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Jake Harlow
Client Advisor
(866) 421-9455


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Greg Carroll
Client Advisor
816-501-2724


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Rod Matthews
Client Advisor
816-501-2713


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Patrick Morgan
Client Advisor
816-501-2700


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Sam Lee
Client Advisor
816-501-2700


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Jasmin Walton
BMW Genius
816-501-2711


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Dylan Shapiro
BMW Genius
(866) 421-9455


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Guest Services

Kimberly Brooks
Guest Services
(866) 421-9455

Kim's work background has always been in customer service. From restaurant and nightclub management, to a busy construction office front desk. Her anniversary in August will mark her fifth year with Hendrick Automotive Group. She has worked as receptionist, Guest Service Manager and a Finance assistant.


She has been married to her husband 30 years. He retired last year after serving 41 years as a police officer. They are very active in the Law Enforcement community supporting local departments. They have 6 children and 13 grandchildren that keep them very busy. On weekends you can find them at Stockton Lake relaxing on their boat or by a night time fire pit!


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Emmett West
Guest Services
(866) 421-9455


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Marqueita Marisette
Receptionist
816-501-2701


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Fixed Operations

Clinton Wong
Service Advisor
(877) 224-1145

Born and raised in San Francisco, Clinton transplanted his family here in 2003 to Lee's Summit, MO.  He was a Master Certified Mercedes Benz Service Advisor at Aristocrat Motors for over 8 years.  He has had a passion for cars for over 40 years, ever since working at a full service gas station at the age of 16. Since then he has owned, modified and restored over 72 personal vehicles.  He restored everything from a 1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing to a 1994 Porsche Strosek Speedster to a 1964 Volkswagen Beetle.  Many of which are featured in Magazines and Calendars. The secret to his success is having a servant attitude.


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Paul Tracy
Service Advisor
(877) 224-1145


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Kevin Hunt
Warranty Administrator
(877) 224-1145

Kevin is from Spring Hill, Kansas. Kevin graduated from the University of Kansas in 2013 with double majors. He raced stock cars for 8 years, and is currently a licensed NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Asphalt Modified Driver at Lebanon I-44 Speedway in Lebanon Missouri.


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Derek Goodhart
Service Advisor
(877) 224-1145


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Becky Turner
Parts Advisor
(877) 825-3811

Becky has been in the automotive industry for almost eight years.  She enjoys the people aspect of the car industry and learning something new every day

 

She has lived in Kansas City her entire life. She believes that it is the friendliest city and she loves being here despite the weird weather. She has two children who she adores more than life itself. Her son,  who suffers from Asperger's, has succeeded despite great challenges. Her daughter, who is the most competitive self-driven girl she has ever known. They are the greatest gift she could have ever asked for.

 

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Ryan Nuefeld
Parts
(877) 825-3811


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Nash Duncan
Parts Driver
816-501-2750


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Adam Ganzy
Service Technician
816-501-2701


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Andreas Hermann
Service Technician
(877) 224-1145


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David Dereszynski
Service Technician
(877) 224-1145


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Denis Rabinovich
Service Technician
(877) 224-1145


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Mathew Gohdes
Service Technician
(877) 224-1145


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Tyler Johnson
Service Technician
(877) 224-1145


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Samuel Standiford
Service Technician
816-501-2784


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Brad Chandler
Service Technician
816-501-2784


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Vicente Silva
Service Technician
816-501-2700


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