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Management

Jaime Hanway
General Manager
575-885-3101


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Daniel Veloz
General Sales Manager
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Sales

Aaron Ruiz
Sales Consultant
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Heaven Marquez
New Car Delivery Specialist
575 885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born in Oxnard CA, I Have 2 sisters and 2 brothers, I have 4 kids.. 3 girls and 1 boy, I speak both English and Spanish and grew up most of my life in EL Paso TX.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I love to go hiking any chance I get.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
I help out where I can, sometimes with my daughters Girl Scout Troop or an event happening in town.

Who is your hero, and why?
Rosie The Riveter Standing the role as a world war ll icon for women who had to step in and replace male workers who left to the military.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
Most unusual place would have to be the Mayan ruins in Tampico, Mexico.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
Most of my family thinks the funniest thing about me is that I can''t eat with a fan or A/C on.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
I would definitely change the the education system, everything from kids having to pay for school lunches to how expensive it is to go to college.


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Brandon Bennett
Sales Consultant
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
Hi Im Brandon Bennett Born in West Palm beach FL, Just moved to Carlsbad New Mexico from Cocoa FL.I work for the Krumland Auto Group from 2014-2017, so happy to be back working for this great organization. Have a 8 year old son who is happy to be back as well. I enjoy fishing, Boating and spending time with Family.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
n/a

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
n/a

Who is your hero, and why?
My hero is Eric Thomas. Because he is a guy who went from being a High School dropout to being one of the top Motivational Speaker in the world.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
Believe it or not being from Florida II have to say Carlsbad Caverns

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
n/a

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
n/a


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Cindy Richardson
Receptionist
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born and raised in Roswell New Mexico. I have three sisters and one brother.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like to hang out with my two kids and with family and friends.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
N/A

Who is your hero, and why?
my dad is my hero because he has been the person who has been their for me when I needed him the most.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
N/A

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
N/A

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
If I could change one thing in this world it would be to feed all the kids and help them out with all the things that I am so greatful to have in my life.


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Larry Morrison
Consultant
307-248-8593


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Simon Armijo
BDC Coordinator
575-885-3101

Biography Information


Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born in Edgewood, New Mexico, just outside Albuquerque. However, when I was young my family moved to Carlsbad and I have spent the better part of my time there. I have three siblings, two sisters and one brother. Out of all of them I am the youngest.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I enjoy learning and modifying cars. I also enjoy videography, taking short films. I am also extremely into robotics.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
I do a lot of volunteer work with the Carlsbad Municipal School District, this is mostly with their STEM Organizations. I enjoy teaching the students and helping them excel at an early age.

Who is your hero, and why?
I would say my hero is something typical like "Steve Jobs", but I believe my hero is a form of all my family members. My dad is one of my biggest influences in life and if it wasn't for his inspiration on helping me and constant push for me to succeed I would have the foundation I have now.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
The most unusual place I have visited was when I went to the International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburg. This convention was one of the most technological advance places I have seen and I got to play with some of Intel's newest technologies.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:


If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
If I could change one thing in this world I would change the sigma that there is only certain paths for success. This is because I know the struggle of trying to do what everyone wants you to do, even though that is not your dream.


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Carlos Navarro
Sales Associate
575-885-3101


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David Perez
Sales Consultant
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born & raised in Silver City, NM. I come from a family of 3. Sisters Lisa & Bernadette. I have 1 son named Daniel whom lives in Phoenix, AZ.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I enjoy the enjoyment of The Pecos River & being able to enjoy the outdoors.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
None.

Who is your hero, and why?
Gloria, my Mom. She never gave up on raising her kids.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
The county morgue in Arizona.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I was born on April Fools day which, well yeah I'm a fool.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
Honesty, make things honest without bending the truth.


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Linda Florez
BDC Consultant
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
My name is Linda Florez and I am 27 years old. I was born in New Mexico and raised in West Texas. I have been a resident of Carlsbad, New Mexicor for the past 15 years. I have two siblings and I am happily married.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I love to read books, cook, and spend time with my family.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
I have participated in Vacation Bible School at my church.

Who is your hero, and why?
My hero would have to be both my father and my husband. My father has an amazing work ethic and has never stopped at anything to support our family while I was growing up. My husband is a police officer and strives everyday to provide safety to our community and take care of complete strangers.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
Marfa, Texas. I went for a family reunion and it was like a time warp into the past.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I have a huge love for Harry Potter. I read the books when I was younger and fell in love with the magic.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
I would change how cruel the world is. We only have one life to live and I feel like we should spend that time being kind to each other.


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Gilbert Ortega
Sales Runner
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born and raised in Carlsbad NM. I have 4 brothers and 4 sisters.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like to work on my yard, go for long walks with my dog, and watch some sports on TV.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
N/A

Who is your hero, and why?
My heroes are my grandkids.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
San Francisco CA

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
N/A

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
N/A

 


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Finance

Taylor Cage
Finance Manager
575-885-3101


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Parts

Clifford Hill
Parts Counter Person
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born in Carlsbad N.M. and have been there my whole life. I have a older sister and a younger brother. I also have 2 sons Arturo is 14 and Noah is 8.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like to go out and hunt small game and go trail riding in the country, I also like to cook for may family.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
My girlfriend Mary works for the beautification to keep Carlsbad Beautiful program, so any time that she has a cleanup in town I enjoy going out to help with river and town cleanups.

Who is your hero, and why?
I would have to say my sons are my hero. They are the most loving and caring people that I have ever seen in my life. They both would give anything to help.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
I would have to say the most unusual place would have to be a cave that is around Carlsbad.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I am 35 years old and I can do a back flip.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
If I could change anything in this world it would be the time that I live in, I would love to live in a earlier time when things where simpler.


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Jonathan Ramirez
Parts Counter
575-885-3101


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Jesus "Chuy" Salcido
Parts Manager
575-885-3101


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Debbie Robinson
Parts Counter
575-885-3101


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Service

Alex Williams
Service Technician
575-885-3101

Biography Information

Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
Born in Santa Clara CA, Raised between San Jose and Roseville CA, one brother

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Game, Build PCs, Media Creation

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
N/A

Who is your hero, and why?
My Stepfather, he was the dad he didn't have to be.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
Random trip to Newark, NJ for a preseason football game

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I'm 6''4 and enjoy sports cars but I don't think they enjoy me

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
Access to affordable Medical Care


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Kevin Williams
Lube Technician
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
Hi I am Kevin Williams I was born in Albuquerque New Mexico am from Las Cruces attended NMSUA where I received an associate degree in automotive technology I attend bible study five times a week and go to church every Sunday I have held a master ASE needs to be re certified I am a year behind on the new technology only because I haven''t had a chance to catch up on the new cars not sure about the flying cars I am starting to make go carts in my spare time I have a daughter that''s 36 years old who has adopted her best friends children only after both parents were killed in a car crash

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like to build things like go carts or trailers that push your bicycle and turn into a small tent with a mattress eight foot square

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
I do volunteer work at the hope center in Carlsbad

Who is your hero, and why?
my sister is the one I look up to she ran the telephone companies for most of her life a lives in Placitas New Mexico

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
Carlsbad caverns

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I taught my how to fly in an ultra light plane I thought that if I stay close to the ground I wouldn''t hurt if I crashed boy was I wrong after many repairs I finally figured out that it better if way up in the air if something goes wrong

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
war there should be none


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Cruz Ornelas
Technician
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born in San Diego, California, but I grew up in Loving, New Mexico. I am the 2nd oldest of 7 siblings, and am a first time dad as of 06/22/2018.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like to fish and play with my son.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
I wanted to be a Volunteer Firefighter but never got around to it.

Who is your hero, and why?
Dwayne the Rock Jonson, he never gives up and he is not only where I want to be physically but mentally and financially.He shows how to model success.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
Las Cruises because of the amount of food places and things to do there is pretty unusual to me because Carlsbad is small.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
My ears are pretty big.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
Everyone would start their life''s at the same starting line. Some people who are undeserving are wealthy or successful by inheritance but not by making good choices in life.


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Glenn Bailey
Service Manager
575-885-3101


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Kim Rainwater
Service Advisor
575-885-3101


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Michael Nickles
Service Advisor
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I am from Carlsbad NM. I have one brother-Rico and one sister-Anna Belle. I have 3 kids, 2 boys-Anthony and Tristen 1 girl-Brandy. I enjoy golfing and working on cars.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Quality time with family if possible on the golf course.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
None at this time.

Who is your hero, and why?
JFK for all the doors he opened and the positive ideas he stood for.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
Carlsbad Caverns.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
Where do I start? I can usually have people laughing within five minutes.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
Child hunger.

 


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Michelle Sanchez
Shuttle Driver
575-885-3101


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Thomas Caldwell
Service Advisor
575-885-3101


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Marco Aragon
Service Technician
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I am 46 years old, I have a wife and 4 kids. I've been a technician for 26 years, I love being a tech.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Go to the park and play sports, also have a cook out or go to the movies and visit family.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
No I have not.

Who is your hero, and why?
My hero is my mother and father, They made my sisters and I good responsible people.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
An art museum.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I love going to the gym.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
I would make it a safer place so people can go anywhere in the world.


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Ruben Sanchez
Service Advisor
575-885-3101


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Alexander Lobstein
Service Technician/ Porter
575-885-3101

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Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born and raised in Pecos Texas. I have an older sister, however I was raised on my own by my mother. Graduated from Pecos High School in 2018 and I am now attending NMJC for the ASSET Ford program while working at Carlsbad Ford.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I primarily like tinkering with things, especially my truck. I also help a few friends with day work on their ranches.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
I have done some volunteer work in the past, such as Meals-on-Wheels delivery, helping to decorate the Senior Home in my hometown, And I took forward to getting involved in my community in the near or distant future.

Who is your hero, and why?
I wouldn't say I have a "hero", but if I had to choose it would have to be either President Donald Trump and/ or Alex Jones, because they are not afraid to speak their mind and the world needs more of that.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
I haven't really been anywhere "unusual", however the most interesting place I have ever visited was Washington D.C.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
I like tea and coffee more than is probably healthy for one person.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
I would change the way people act towards one another. Instead of worrying about being "politically correct", I'd rather people worry about being polite and well mannered.


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Office

Argelia Salcido
Housekeeper
575-885-3101

Biography Information



Tell us about yourself (IE: Where you were born and raised, how many siblings, etc. (This information will be posted to your information on the store's website.):
I was born in Chihuahua Mexico. I have two brothers and one sister. I have three daughters.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Go to gym and workout.

Do you do any volunteer work that you'd like to share with us?
No.

Who is your hero, and why?
None.

What's the most unusual place you have visited?
United States.

Tell us something funny or unique about yourself:
Nothing.

If you could change one thing in this world, what would that be and why?
People's judgment, because of race, color, & beliefs.


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Angela Barraza
Receptionist
575-885-3101


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Marketing

Staci Lehman
Marketing Director
575-624-5522


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