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Staff

Dealership Contacts

  • Carey Kemna

    Carey Kemna

    Owner-Fort Dodge

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    Carey Kemna

    Carey Kemna

    Owner-Fort Dodge

    Carey is a dedicated family man who has been happily married to his wife Amy since 2000. Together, they have three daughters: Mya, who is currently attending the University of Iowa, Ava, who is attending Iowa State University, and Reece, who is still in high school. They share their home with their two beloved Vizsla dogs, Copper and Bentley. Carey has a passion for staying active, and enjoys running, golfing, and working in his yard. As a child growing up in Bancroft Iowa, he dreamed of becoming a major league baseball player. His favorite vacation spot is Jackson Hole Wyoming due to his love for the mountains. His favorite sports teams are the Iowa State Cyclones and the Green Bay Packers.

  • Marcie Welter

    Marcie Welter

    Office Manager

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    Marcie Welter

    Marcie Welter

    Office Manager

    I find great joy in the serene beaches of Florida, with their pristine sands and shimmering turquoise waters. The gentle lull of the waves and the warm sunrays create a tranquil ambiance that instantly puts me at ease. Alongside my beach adventures, another passion of mine lies in baking. The art of mixing ingredients, creating delectable treats, and savoring the delightful aromas that fill my kitchen brings me immense satisfaction. Additionally, I take pleasure in engaging in invigorating workouts with Team BGF, where we push our limits and support one another towards our fitness goals. Sports hold a special place in my heart, and I find myself cheering passionately for both the Chicago Cubs and the Las Vegas Raiders. Life is a beautiful journey that extends far beyond the mere moments of birth and death. It is the experiences, the choices, and the actions we take in between those times that truly define our existence. It’s about pursuing our passions, nurturing relationships, finding purpose and meaning, creating memories, learning from our mistakes, embracing challenges, and persevering in the face of adversity. Each day presents us with a blank canvas, and it is up to us to paint it with love, joy, and fulfillment. So, let us cherish every moment, seize every chance, and make the most of this incredible gift we call life.

  • Tania Elliot

    Tania Elliot

    Accounting

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    Tania Elliot

    Tania Elliot

    Accounting

    Tania is an accountant who has been married for ten years to her husband, and they have seven-year-old twins, and a spoiled puppy named Maddie Mae. As a child, Tania always wanted to be an accountant, and she enjoys taking her kids to their activities and crafting at home with her Cricut. Her favorite place to visit is Lake LBJ in Texas, where her dad lives. Tania’s favorite sports teams are the Packers and the Hawkeyes, although her daughter’s allegiance to Iowa State has led her to secretly root for them as well.

  • Natalie Dunn

    Natalie Dunn

    Administrative assistant

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    Natalie Dunn

    Natalie Dunn

    Administrative assistant

    Natalie is an administrative assistant with a passion for animals and a love for photography and fishing. Her dream of becoming a zoologist or a veterinarian stems from her affection for animals. When it comes to traveling, her top destinations are Europe and Florida. Natalie is a proud mother of two, with her daughter playing multiple sports in high school and her son enjoying cars, bikes, and videogames. Her words of wisdom, “If you can be anything, be kind,” reflect her kind and compassionate personality. She is also an avid fan of the Fort dodge Dodgers.

  • Kimi Zeman

    Kimi Zeman

    Administrative assistant

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    Kimi Zeman

    Kimi Zeman

    Administrative assistant

    Kimi is an experienced administrative assistant who is passionate about painting, reading, and playing video games in her spare time. As a child, she dreamed of becoming a veterinarian or a mermaid. She is an avid traveler and her favorite destinations include Las Vegas, New Jersey, and the beach.
    Although she is not a sports enthusiast, Kimi enjoys watching UFC. Her words of wisdom are “Never ever say never ever” reminding us to keep an open mind and stay positive. Kimi’s unique interests and diverse experiences make her a valuable asset to any team.

  • Emma

    Emma

    Service BDC

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    Emma

    Emma

    Service BDC

    Emma is a dedicated member of our service BDC team, known for her attention to detail and customer- focused approach. Outside of work, Emma enjoys the intricate art of cross-stitch, a hobby that reflects her patients and creativity. She once aspired to be a history teacher, showcasing her passion for learning and sharing knowledge. Emma’s favorite travel destination is Okoboji, where she finds relaxation and inspiration. Though not an avid sports fan, she supports the Iowa State Cyclones. Emma is happily married and has two beloved dogs, Jake and Journey.

Sales

  • Jason Fitzgerald

    Jason Fitzgerald

    General Sales Manager

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    Jason Fitzgerald

    Jason Fitzgerald

    General Sales Manager

    Jason is the General Manager of Sales, and he has been married to his wife, Sara, for 15 years.
    They have four adult children together and two grandchildren, with another on the way. His
    interests include playing golf, spending time with family and friends. His eighth-grade teacher
    suggested he become a lawyer because he argued so well. When he was young, he aspired to
    be a pro-football player. His preferred travel destinations are Mexico and New York City, and he
    cheers for the New York Yankees in baseball, the 49ers in pro football, and the Iowa Hawkeyes in
    college football. Jason’s life advice is to never stop learning because life never stops teaching.

  • Kimberly Dooley

    Kimberly Dooley

    Sales Manager

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    Kimberly Dooley

    Kimberly Dooley

    Sales Manager

    Kimmy is a sales manager who has a passion for sports, coaching, and
    singing. She grew up with the ambition of becoming a lawyer, but
    eventually found her calling in the sales industry. Kimmy is a familyoriented person, married with two daughters, and loves spending time with
    them. She enjoys watching her kids play sports, and her favorite sports
    teams are the Kansas City Jayhawks basketball team and the Chiefs football
    team.
    Aside from sports, Kimmy loves singing and often takes part in karaoke
    sessions. She is also an avid traveler and has vacationed in Mexico, but her
    dream destination is Bora Bora. Kimmy’s positive outlook on life is
    reflected in her words of wisdom, “Don’t seek happiness- Create it.” With
    her zest for life and strong work ethic, she is a valuable member of the sales
    team.

  • Shayla Fairbanks

    Shayla Fairbanks

    Business Development Specialist

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    Shayla Fairbanks

    Shayla Fairbanks

    Business Development Specialist

    Shayla is a devoted mother who cherishes quality time with her son and adorable yorkie poo, Smokie. With dreams of becoming a police officer or doctor, she aims to make a positive impact on others’ lives. Shayla seeks sun-drenched destinations for her travels, embracing warmth and beauty. While not a sports enthusiast, she supports the Minnesota Vikings for their purple hues. Her wisdom: “It’s never too late to pursue goals. Hold your vision, trust the process, and be the person you believe in.”

  • Shane Rolling

    Shane Rolling

    Sales Consultant

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    Shane Rolling

    Shane Rolling

    Sales Consultant

    Shane is a devoted family man, husband, and proud father to eight
    blended children. With a large family that includes 19 grandchildren, his
    life is filled with love, joy, and laughter. Shane’s furry companion, Sophie,
    a beloved puppy, has a special place in his heart.From a young age, Shane
    aspired to be involved in the automotive industry. He has since developed
    a passion for motorcycles and classic cars. This enthusiasm extends to
    attending the renowned Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, one of his favorite travel
    destinations.
    Outside of work, Shane’s hobbies include riding motorcycles and
    appreciating the beauty of old classic cars. As an avid sports fan, he
    proudly supports his favorite football team, the Minnesota Vikings. Shane
    lives by the words of wisdom, “Never give up, just keep trying,” and this
    guiding principle has no doubt contributed to his success as a salesman.

  • Tina Davis

    Tina Davis

    Sales Consultant

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    Tina Davis

    Tina Davis

    Sales Consultant

    Tina works in sales and is a mother of two, a wife of 25 years, and a new
    grandmother. She shares her love for outdoor activities with her family,
    going on hikes and exploring new places with their two cats and two dogs.
    Tina has a passion for photography and quilting, and spending time with her
    many nieces and nephews. As a child, she dreamed of becoming a
    veterinarian. She enjoys traveling to new places and doesn’t have a particular
    favorite destination. Tina isn’t much of a sports fan, except when it comes to
    supporting her nieces and nephews. Her words of wisdom highlight the
    importance of focusing on what’s important, capturing the good times, and
    taking another shot when things don’t work out.

  • Michael Aguirre

    Michael Aguirre

    Sales Consultant

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    Michael Aguirre

    Michael Aguirre

    Sales Consultant

    Michael is a driven sales team member with a passion for fitness and cars. As a child, he aspired
    to become a professional boxer. However, he found his calling in sales, where he excels at
    building relationships and closing deals. In his free time, Michael enjoys hitting the gym and
    staying up-to-date on the latest car trends. His love for Puerto Rico is evident, as he enjoys
    exploring the culture, dancing, and relaxing on the beach. He is a die-hard fan of the New York
    Giants and believes that happiness is not about being problem-free, but about having the
    resilience to face challenges with a positive attitude.

  • Dylan  Drummond

    Dylan Drummond

    Sales Consultant

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    Dylan  Drummond

    Dylan Drummond

    Sales Consultant

    Dylan is a valued member of our sales team, and he loves spending time with his children and fishing. As a child, he dreamt of being a fireman or even spiderman. His favorite travel destination is Lambeau Field in Wisconsin, where he can watch his team the Green Bay Packers in action. Dylan Believes that it’s never to late to pursue your dreams, and his wise words inspire others to chase their aspirations regardless of age or circumstance.

  • Tyler  W

    Tyler W

    Sales Consultant

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    Tyler  W

    Tyler W

    Sales Consultant

    Tyler, our new Sales Consultant, brings a wealth of enthusiasm and diverse interests. Engaged and an avid fisher, Tyler once aspired to be a meteorologist. His favorite travel destination is New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and he passionately supports the Toledo Mud Hens. Living by the motto ” Passion is the best motivator”, Tyler adds a dynamic presence to our team. He shares his life with three cats, Loonie, Goonie and Jewels, as well as a dog named Dallas. Tylers dedication and vibrant personality make him a valuable addition to our team.

  • Brody

    Brody

    Sales Consultant

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    Brody

    Brody

    Sales Consultant

    Brody is one of our new sales consultants. Married to Nicole, they have two sons, Aiden (11) and Miles (3). Their family includes two dogs, Millie, a Chiweenie, Keno, a Lab Husky, along with one cat. Brody’s favorite hobbies are camping, disc golfing, and hiking with his family. He loves traveling to the Carribean and is dedicated fan of the Cubs and the Cowboys. Brody’s adventurous spirit and dedication to family make him a valuable addition to our sales team.

Finance

  • Ashley Hiler

    Ashley Hiler

    Finance

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    Ashley Hiler

    Ashley Hiler

    Finance

    Ashley is a valued member of the finance department in your
    organization. She lives with her husband Jeff and their two sons, Elias and
    Emmett, on an acreage near Rockwell City. The family is quite fond of
    animals, and they have several pets including dogs, cats, goats, chickens, a
    mini horse, a quarter horse named Karen, and a bearded dragon named
    Godzilla.
    In their free time, Ashley and her family love to spend time at their family
    cabin at Twin Lakes, where they enjoy swimming and fishing. Her sons
    are active in sports and dirt biking, so Ashley often finds herself busy with
    their schedules.
    As a child, Ashley dreamed of becoming a veterinarian, but she eventually
    found her calling in finance. Her favorite travel destinations are
    Tennessee and the beaches of Aruba, and she is an avid fan of the
    Hawkeyes. She also loves to watch her sons play sports.
    Ashley’s words of wisdom, “Have the serenity to accept the things you
    cannot change, the courage to change the things you can, and the wisdom
    to know the difference,” reflect her grounded and practical approach to
    life.

  • Sarah Geilenfeld

    Sarah Geilenfeld

    Finance

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    Sarah Geilenfeld

    Sarah Geilenfeld

    Finance

    Sarah is a married mother of three who works in the finance department.
    She and her family love spending time outdoors and taking walks with their
    dog. Growing up, Sarah had always known that she wanted to serve in the
    army and was driven to achieve her professional goals. She enjoys traveling
    and her favorite destinations include Cancun, Manitou Springs, and
    Germany. Sarah is a fan of the Green Bay Packers and believes in the
    importance of effective communication, emphasizing that listening is just as
    crucial as speaking.

Service & Parts

  • Bob Snider

    Bob Snider

    Fixed Operations Director

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    Bob Snider

    Bob Snider

    Fixed Operations Director

    Bob is a service manager who is an avid golfer and a fan of
    the St. Louis Cardinals. Growing up, he had aspirations of
    becoming an elementary school teacher. His favorite travel
    destination is Clearwater, Florida, where he likely enjoys
    spending time on the golf course. Bob’s words of wisdom are
    “Never lose; either win or learn,” which suggests that he has a
    growth mindset and values learning from mistakes as an
    opportunity for growth

  • Lonnie Watkins

    Lonnie Watkins

    Service Manager Express Lube

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    Lonnie Watkins

    Lonnie Watkins

    Service Manager Express Lube

    Lonnie is a family man who has been married for 23 years and has 5 children and 6
    grandchildren. Despite his current position as a manager at Vavoline, Lonnie had
    aspirations to be an archeologist in his youth. His hobbies reflect his diverse interests
    and include boxing, shooting guns, riding his Harley, and playing chess. He also
    loves to travel and his favorite destination is Red Square in Amsterdam. As a sports
    enthusiast, Lonnie is a fan of the Tennessee Predators, a hockey team. ” There’s likely a place in paradise for people who tried hard, but what really matters is succeeding. If that requires you to change, that’s your mission”

  • Ashley Bolton

    Ashley Bolton

    Express Service Advisor

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    Ashley Bolton

    Ashley Bolton

    Express Service Advisor

    Ashley, our dedicated service ambassador, is happily married to her husband Thomas for a year and a half, but their connection spans 11 years. Their loving family includes a newborn baby girl named Everlea and five boys. In her free time, Ashley finds solace in fishing and nurturing her garden. Inspired by her mother’s work as a CNA, Ashley’s childhood dream was to become a nurse, admiring the love her mother poured into her patients. Although their travels are limited, Texas holds a special place for Ashley and her family, as they have relatives there. As an avid supporter of the Iowa State Cyclones, Ashley encourages others to embrace their unique selves, avoiding comparison with others.

  • Thomas Bolton

    Thomas Bolton

    Service Advisor

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    Thomas Bolton

    Thomas Bolton

    Service Advisor

    Thomas, our Service Advisor, brings a unique set of passions to his role. He finds delight in attending auctions, cherishing moments with children, and tending to his acreage. Thomas’s collection of International Harvester memorabilia showcases his deep appreciation for vintage treasures. In his childhood, he aspired to become a Police officer, reflecting his commitment to public service. When it comes to travel, Texas holds a special place in his heart. Thomas avidly supports both the Buffalo Bills and the Iowa State Cyclones. His valuable words of wisdom remind us not to take anything for granted. With 1.5 years of marriage, Thomas is blessed with a loving partner and six children, namely Mitchell, Matthew, Mason, McKinley, Myles, and Everlea.

  • Livi Huss

    Livi Huss

    CRM Manager

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    Livi Huss

    Livi Huss

    CRM Manager

    Livi is our dedicated Service Concierge, known for her unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction. When she’s not assisting others, you can find her engaged in her passions. Livi loves staying active, whether it’s hitting the gym or taking leisurely walks with her beloved Anatolian Shepherd. She finds solace in the pages of Colleen Hoover’s captivating books. While her career path veered from teaching, Livi’s nurturing spirit remains intact. Her favorite vacation spot is the scenic Lake of the Ozarks, and she proudly supports the Iowa Hawkeyes. Livi’s personal motto is “Always stand your ground and be yourself,” a reflection of her strong individuality. Alongside her boyfriend, she relishes in exploring new places and cherishing moments with their families.

  • Jeff Glienke

    Jeff Glienke

    Service Advisor

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    Jeff Glienke

    Jeff Glienke

    Service Advisor

    Jeff is a valuable member of our service department and a dedicated father
    to three kids: Dalton, Alyssa, and Tyler, who are 31, 30, and 28 years old,
    respectively. He is also a proud and loving grandfather to six
    grandchildren, whose ages range from 1&1/2 to 11 years old. Jeff has a
    passion for the outdoors, particularly during the summer months, and
    loves nothing more than cruising on his Harley. His favorite travel
    destination is Jamaica, where he enjoys soaking up the sun and relaxing on
    the beach. Jeff is also a sports fan and supports the Iowa State Cyclones and
    the San Francisco 49ers as his favorite football teams. Above all, Jeff’s words
    of wisdom are to be kind to everyone and try to make someone smile every
    day

  • Haylee Keller

    Haylee Keller

    Detail Specialist

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    Haylee Keller

    Haylee Keller

    Detail Specialist

    Haylee is a detailer who enjoys a range of hobbies such as walking, reading, playing with pets, fishing and listening to music. As a child, she wanted to be a 911 dispatcher. Her favorite place to visit is Virginia and her favorite sports team is the Philidelphia Eagles. Haylee’s wise words inspire us to be kind and have a positive attitude towards others because we never know what challenges someone may be facing. She also believes in paying it forward, spreading positivity and kindness wherever possible.

  • Evan

    Evan

    Detail Specialist

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    Evan

    Evan

    Detail Specialist

    Evan, our dedicated detail specialist, is passionate about hunting, cooking, spending time outdoors, playing basketball, and learning Japanese. He aspired to be a mechanic or enlist in the Army. Evan’s dream destination is Japan, where he loves the car culture and cherry blossoms. A loyal sports fan, he cheers for the Pittsburg Steelers, Memphis Grizzlies, and Iowa Hawkeyes. His guiding principle is, ” Your hard work will pay off, it just takes time.”

  • Mark Oester

    Mark Oester

    Parts Manager

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    Mark Oester

    Mark Oester

    Parts Manager

    Mark is a service manager with a passion for camping and a desire to explore the beaches across the United States. He draws inspiration from his dad, whom he considers his hero. Mark is a devoted fan of the Iowa State Cyclones, Detroit Tigers, and the Kansas City Chiefs. He lives by the principles of valuing family, showing respect to others, and not sweating the small stuff. Mark believes in spreading peace and blessings wherever he goes.

  • Travis Uhlenhopp

    Travis Uhlenhopp

    Parts Assistant

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    Travis Uhlenhopp

    Travis Uhlenhopp

    Parts Assistant

    Travis is a dedicated team member in our parts department. He is married
    and has two daughters, who are the light of his life. One of Travis’s favorite
    hobbies is building computers, especially for his family. As a child, Travis
    always had an interest in engineering, and his passion for technology
    continues to drive him. He enjoys traveling with his family in his camper and
    exploring new places. Travis is a die-hard fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he
    never misses a game. His words of wisdom remind us to strive for excellence
    and to always work towards becoming the best version of ourselves.

  • World Class and Electric Vehicle Technician - #17 in the nation

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    World Class and Electric Vehicle Technician - #17 in the nation

    He is one of our skilled World Class and Electric Vehicle technicians, with a passion for wine tasting and a love for taking things apart since he was a child. He pursued his interest in mechanics and has become an expert in his field. When he’s not working, Wesley enjoys traveling to the Tennessee Mountains and rooting for his favorite baseball team, the Saint Louis Cardinals. His philosophy is simple yet effective: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” a wise approach that has earned him a reputation for delivering practical and efficient solutions to our clients.

  • GM Certified Technician

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    GM Certified Technician

    Our dedicated service technician has a passion for cooking and once dreamed of owning his own restaurant. Idaho is his favorite travel destination, drawn by its serene landscapes. A loyal Dallas Cowboys fan, he finds motivation in his personal mantra: ” Achieve your goals, not someone else’s.” Single and a dedicated father, he has two daughters 10 and 20, and two sons, ages 7 and 17. His lively household includes two dogs and bearded dragon, reflecting his love for animals.

  • Service Technician

    Service Technician

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    GM Certified Technician

    Cody is one of our service technicians who is happily married and has four
    children – two sons and two daughters. He is an avid gardener, animal-raiser,
    and gamer. As a child, Cody aspired to be an archaeologist but eventually
    found his passion in servicing equipment.Unlike most people, Cody isn’t very
    fond of traveling and prefers staying at home with his family. He believes in
    aiming high but also being prepared for the possibility of failure. Cody’s
    dedication to his work and his ability to balance his personal and professional
    life make him an asset to our team.

  • EV and GM Certified Technician

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    EV and GM Certified Technician

    He is a service technician who currently resides in Iowa with his family.
    As a child, He had always dreamed of becoming a firefighter. However,
    as he grew older, his interests shifted towards the automotive industry,
    particularly working on cars. In his free time, he enjoys tinkering with
    engines and fixing up cars. When it comes to sports, Reid is an avid fan of
    the Omaha Red Devils football team.
    One of his favorite hobbies is traveling, especially outside of Iowa.
    Despite his love for adventure, He is always dedicated to his work as a
    service technician, ensuring that every job he takes on is completed to the
    highest standard.

  • Service technician

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    Service technician

    He is a dedicated service technician and proud father of three girls. He has a wealth
    of experience in his field and takes great pride in providing top-quality service to his
    clients. In his personal life, He is a devoted family man, and spends much of his free
    time with his wife and their daughters Bianca, Evelynne and Theda. He is
    passionate about raising his daughters to be strong and independent, and enjoys
    watching them explore their interests, including art, sports, and outdoor activities.

  • K D

    K D

    Certified Gm Technician

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    K D

    K D

    Certified Gm Technician

    He is a GM certified technician, whose family background has shaped his life. With a mother working as a saleswoman for Kemna and a retired military father, Kyle values hard work and dedication. His older brother is employed at Silgan, and he himself cherishes his role as a father to his son, Greyson. In his leisure time, Kyle finds joy in bowling. Although not a sports enthusiast, he supports the Iowa Hawkeyes due to his family’s allegiance. Kyle’s mantra is “Never give up, if you want something, go get it,” a testament to his determination and perseverance.

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