Brown Motors Staff is Ready to Help You


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  • Steve Brown
    Owner/Dealer Principal
    (231) 439-9619


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  • Erik Brown
    Owner/Parts
    (231) 439-9669


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  • Derrick Brown
    Ford Sales Manager
    (231) 439-9610


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  • Micah Brown
    Used Car Manager
    (231) 439-9677


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  • Christina Fleming
    Sales Manager
    (231) 439-9674


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  • Chris Tibbits
    Sales Consultant
    (231) 439-9614


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  • Jim Wendland
    Sales Consultant
    (231) 439-9672


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  • Randy Scharfenberg
    Sales Consultant
    (231) 439-9608


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  • Terry Ann Moore
    Sales Consultant
    (231) 439-9611


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  • Ashley Colburn
    Sales Consultant
    (231) 439-9620


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  • Dan Schmalzried
    Sales Consultant
    (231) 439-9612


    Dan has worked at Brown Motors since 1982.  He was Service Manager for many years and now enjoys sales.  Dan's hobby is tractors.  Ask him!

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  • Jon Fralick
    Sales Consultant
    (231) 439-9616


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  • Marty Serva
    Sales Consultant
    (231) 439-9671


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  • Mike Mushlock
    Sales Consultant
    (231) 439-9668

    Since 2017

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  • Willis Kiogima
    Sales Consultant
    (231) 439-9613


    Willis has been selling cars at Brown Motors since 1996.

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  • J. D. Medlin
    Finance Manager
    (231) 439-9623


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  • Alan Dowell
    Business Manager
    (231) 439-9609


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  • Nick Tahtinen
    Business Development Manager
    (231) 439-9626


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  • Randy Hanson
    Parts Manager
    (231) 439-9624


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  • Holly Stansbury
    Parts Sales
    (231) 439-9622

    Since 2014

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  • Tom Christensen
    Parts Sales
    (231) 439-9627


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  • Rick Kline
    Service Director
    (231) 439-9675


    Rick has 29 years experience working in service departments across northern Michigan.  He really grew up in a dealership since his dad was a dealer.  Rick graduated from Northwood University in Midland with a degree in Automotive Marketing.  He has been with Brown Motors since 2004.

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  • Steve Powers
    Service Dispatcher
    (231) 439-9662


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  • Jeff Ingalls
    Service Advisor
    (231) 439-9676


    Jeff has been a service advisor at Brown Motors since 2005.

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  • Joe Dzedzie
    Service Advisor
    (231) 439-9605


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  • Trevor Schmalzried
    Warranty Admin
    (231) 439-9625


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  • Steve Mang
    ASE Certified Master Technician

    Steve has earned the Factory Certified Senior Master Technician designation.  Steve has has been a technician with Brown Motors since 1985!

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  • Jim Milbrandt
    ASE Certified Master Technician

    Jim has earned the Factory Certified Senior Master Technician designation.  He has been a technician with Brown Motors since 1995.

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  • Joe Illes
    ASE Certified Master Technician

    Joe has earned the Factory Certified Master Technician designation.  He joined Brown Motors in 1994 with 12 years experience.

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  • Rick Babcock
    FCA Certified Master Technician

    Rick has worked as a technician at Brown Motors since he graduated from high school in 1971.  His dad, Charlie, was Service Manager at the time.  Rick is an excellent photographer. 

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  • Scott Rose
    FCA Certified Master Technician


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  • Brad Weld
    State of Mi Certified Master Technician

    Brad joined Brown Motors in 1984.

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  • Chris Zimmerman
    FCA Certified Technician


    Chris has has been with Brown Motors since 2008.

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  • Brandon Carlisle
    Apprentice Technician


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  • Andrew Beyer
    Apprentice Technician


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  • Buck Colyer
    Quick Lube Tech


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  • Brenden Ferman
    Quick Lube Tech


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  • Tom Morse
    Quick Lube Tech


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  • Chris Vieau
    Vehicle Detailer


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  • Paul Mammel
    Vehicle Detailer


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  • Jason Barrette
    Vehicle Detailer


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  • Jake Doskoch
    Vehicle Detailer


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  • Heidi Kolinski
    Cashier
    (231) 439-9600


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  • Henry Hofbauer
    Shuttle & Custodian


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  • Jason Maginity
    Controller
    (231) 439-9601


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  • Karla Stewart
    Office Administrator Accounts Payable
    (231) 439-9602


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  • Carolyn Beach
    Deal Administrator
    (231) 439-9603


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  • Cheryl Hooley
    Customer Relations Manager
    (231) 439-5977


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  • Holly Brown
    eCommerce Director
    (231) 439-9661


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