Meet the Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Patrick J Eads , Owner/President
    319-337-4600

    Patrick is in his 31st year in the car business. He fell in love with the car business after graduating from the University of Northern Iowa  and beginning his career as a salesperson. He truly loves the car business and feels fortunate to work with people he considers family.

    Patrick grew up in Clinton, IA and is married to Dawn Eads. They have two sons, Tyler and Brody. When he's not at the dealership, Patrick enjoys spending time with his family, watching sports and working out. 

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  • Terry Adams , General Manager
    319-337-4600

    Terry has been in the car business for 26 years. He is from Mount Vernon is married with 4 kids. He enjoys spending time with family, golfing, High School sports and watching the Minnesota Vikings.

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  • Gary Minikus , General Sales Manager
    319-337-4600

    Gary has been in the car business for 26 years. He is from North Liberty and is married with 3 kids. He enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, playing basketball and football.

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  • Jerry Ackerman, Business Manager
    319-337-4600

    Jerry is from Marion and has been in the automotive business for 7 1/2 years. He is married with 4 children. He enjoys coaching wrestling, hunting, fishing, motorcycles and spending time with his family.

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  • E.J. Lehman , Sales Manager
    319-337-4600

    EJ is in his 30th year in the car business. He was born and raised in Iowa City. He is married with 3 stepsons and enjoys golfing, fishing, watching the Chicago Cubs and Iowa Hawkeyes.

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  • Tyler Eads, Pre-owned Sales Manager
    319-337-4600

    Tyler grew up in the Iowa City area. He recently graduated from the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business in December. Tyler grew up in the car business with his first job as a lot attendant and detailer. He enjoys being outdoors and spending time with friends and family.

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  • Steve Goedert , Chief Financial Officer
    319-337-4600

    Steve grew up in Dubuque and graduated from Loras College. He's lived in the Iowa City area the last 39 years of which 24 of them in the car business. He's married with one daughter and enjoys golfing, fishing and Iowa football.

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  • Sarah Boulter, Advertising & PR
    319-337-4600

    Sarah has worked in the car business for 22 years. She's originally from Cedar Rapids, IA. She is married with two daughters and enjoys watching them play sports and gardening.

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  • Nicole Johnson, Service Cashier
    319-337-4600

    Nicole is new to the Iowa City area. She grew up in the NW suburbs of Chicago. She's been working in the auto industry for almost a year. She loves spending time with family and friends, organizing and doing crafty things.

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  • Wilson Campos , Sales Consultant
    319-337-4600 (speaks Spanish)

    Wilson has been selling cars for 6 years. He is from Muscatine and enjoys playing volleyball and working out.

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  • Curtis Uthe , Loan Processor
    319-337-4600

    Curtis has been selling cars for 16 years. He's originally from West Branch. He's married with one daughter. He enjoys playing chess, traveling, spending time outdoors and with family and friends. 

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  • Kayvon Jafarpour, Sales Consultant
    319-337-4600

    Kayvon has been selling cars for 9 years. He was born and raised in Iowa City. He enjoys spending time with family and friends and landscaping his yard.

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  • Bill Spurrell , Sales Consultant
    319-337-4600

    Bill has been selling cars for over 27 years. If you have any questions about trucks, he's your guy. We have given him the title, Truck Expert, because he knows everything there is to know about them. Bill has 3 kids and 1 grandchild. In his free time he enjoys movies and basketball.

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  • Tim Schemmel, Sales Consultant
    319-337-4600

    Tim is in his second year of auto sales. He is originally from the rural Dubuque area, graduated from the University of Iowa and has been in Iowa City for 30 years. He is married with three children. He enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking and watching the Hawkeyes.

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  • Patrick Gollhofer, Sales Consultant
    319-337-4600

    Patrick is from Ankeny and has been selling cars for 7 months. In his free time he enjoys fishing, disc golfing and being outdoors.

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  • Zach Ostby, Sales Consultant
    319-337-4600

    Zach is from Mt. Pleasant. He is new to the auto industry. He enjoys listening and playing music like the guitar, bass and piano. He also enjoys cooking. 

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  • Matt Weldon, Sales Consultant
    319-337-4600

    Matt was raised in Iowa City. Although, he is new to the auto industry he has been in sales for many years. He is engaged and has 3 kids. His hobbies include reading, sports, family time and coaching.

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  • Jared Martz, Director of Service and Parts
    319-337-4600

    Jared has been in the car business for 30 years. He is originally from Boone. He is married with one son. He likes spending time with family, riding motorcross, playing golf and cruising the Caribbean in the winter.

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  • Michelle Minikus, Warranty Administrator
    319-337-4600

    Michelle is from Denver, Iowa but has lived in North Liberty for several years. She's never worked in the auto industry before but is very familiar with the business thanks to her husband, Gary, who is a Sales Manager. She spends her free time exercising, shopping, and spending time with family.

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  • Warren Humphrey, Service Advisor
    319-337-4600

    Warren has been in the automotive service business for 31 years. He has two kids and one grandson. He likes to spend his spare time watching his grandson play football and camping with friends.

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  • Jeff Madison, Service Advisor
    319-337-4600

    Jeff is originally from Washington. He has worked 24 years in auto industry. He is married with 5 kids. He doesn't have time for hobbies between work and 5 kids.

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  • Eliot Jones, Service Advisor
    319-337-4600

    Eliot grew up in Iowa City and has been in the auto industry for 22 years. He's done it all, working in both the sales and service departments. He adds a lot of knowledge and experience to our service team. He's married with four children. He loves spending time with his family and watching Iowa football.

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  • Page Rutherford, Parts Manager
    319-337-4600

    Page grew up in a small town on the west side of  Iowa called Atlantic. He has been in the auto parts business for 6 years. He is married with two kids. Page enjoys spending time with family and friends, enjoying sports, and listening to music.  

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  • Dusty Miller, Parts Counter
    319-337-4600

    Dusty is from Solon and has been working in the auto parts business for 20 years. He's married and has two kids and loves boating and fishing in his free time,

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  • Chris Hotchkiss, Parts Driver
    319-337-4600

    Chris has been in the auto industry since 2001. He's from Granger, Iowa and has two kids. Most people in Iowa City will recognize him as "Mr. Hawkeye". He's a big HAWK fan and enjoys announcing high school sports for Mid Prairie and IC West.

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  • Patrick Bardsley, Car Washer

    Patrick is originally from Virginia. This is his first job in the auto industry. In his free time he likes to bike and ski.

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