Meet the Staff at Oakley Auto World
Sammie - - - Greeter
Sammie comes to work with Scott every day. She helps greet all of our customers and enjoys playing with the children that come in.
Roletta "Walt" Oakley - - - Owner
Walt moved to the Branson area from Omaha, Nebraska in September of 1993 where she had a pre-owned car dealership. Once here she decided to open Oakley Auto World, which is now one of the nicest pre-owned dealerships in the area. Walt has been in the auto sales industry since the late 70's starting out at a Chevrolet dealership in Kansas City. She has 2 sons, 1 granddaughter, and 2 grandsons, all living in the area.
Jack Oakley - - - General Manager
Scott Oakley - - - Sales Manager
Chris Gray - - - Sales Manager
We are very thankful to have Chris as part of our management team. He has been in the automotive business for over 20 years and provides a lot of knowledge and passion for helping others.
Chris Horton - - - Business Manager
Tracy Shelden - - - Office Manager
Josh Krone - - - Service Advisor
Josh lives in Springfield, MO and has spent 15 years in the automotive industry. He is married to Ashley and they have 2 daughters. In his off hours Josh likes to play music and spend time with family and friends around a bbq grill. We are proud to have him here!
Eric Gagnepain - - - Service and Parts Director
My name is Eric Gagnepain and I am the Service and Parts Director. My wife and I of 21 years are blessed in having twin 18 year old daughters who are now in College! I have been doing Service and Parts for over 3 years and love to explore new ideas both at home and work! I can not wait to help assist you with all of your automotive needs.
Sarah Steves - - - Office Assistant
Sarah is an office assistant and is very new to the Automotive industry. She is originally from Wisconsin and moved to Missouri in the spring of 2019. Sarah is married to Jonathan and they have 3 sons and 1 daughter. In her free time, Sarah enjoys serving in her church in the childrens ministry, camping, playing the guitar and singing, and sight seeing the new Branson area!
Chad Gunther - - - Senior Sales
I graduated school in Springfield, MO and have been in the car business for over 30 years! I love helping people with their automotive needs and enjoy seeing the smile on our customer's faces when they are taken care of and get what they want. I look forward to helping you become a part of the Oakley Auto World family.
Noah Axtell - - - Senior Sales
My name is Noah Axtell and I have lived in the Ozarks for 15+ years. I love serving in my church, am a huge sports / Dallas Cowboys fan, and enjoy playing basketball and frisbee golf. My mission in life is to serve people with love. I look forward to working with you.
Mitchell Allen - - - Senior Sales
I am originally from Kansas City, however had lived in the Branson area for 10 years. I love to go kayaking, camp, fish, and basically anything outdoors. I have decided to sell cars because of my eagerness to help others around me and my passion for the automotive industry.
John Busch - - - Sales
I am originally form Springfield but I have always loved the Lake area. It is a privilege to work in the Branson area and be apart of the Oakley Auto World team. I love the outdoors, dirt bike riding, four wheeling, fishing, and floating. I am looking forward to serving you!
Jacob Oakley - - - Inventory Manager
Jacob does a lot behind the scenes for us here, such as making sure all of our inventory is up to date and online for you to view. He does a great job taking quality pictures and keeping things running smooth and we are thankful to have him! He was born and raised in Springfield and loves to play basketball and watch the Chiefs play. Most weekends he is hanging out with friends.
Jason Wood "JW" - - - Lot Attendant
Jason Wood "JW" is a Father to three kids (Two girls and one boy) and is also the Grandfather of one boy! Jason is a three time Iraq war Veteran. He loves spending time with his Wife and Grandson as well as restoring Hotwheels, Tonka truck, hunting, fishing, and Jeeping!
Paul Hamilton - - - Master Technician
Paul has been in the Automotive Repair profession for over 35 years, 27 of those as a Master Technician. He grew up in Florida and has been married for over 21 years with 1 step son. Outside of work he enjoys golf, bowling, and gardening.
Chad Ludwig - - - Master Technician
Chad is a great asset to our team and has been master certified since the age of 23. He is specialized in Saab, Toyota, and Mercedes, however truly enjoys problem solving and fixing issues found on the variety of vehicles that he gets to work on here at the dealership. Outside of work he is a youth leader at his church and spends a lot of time with family.
Ed Call - - - Technician
Ed has been in the service industry for a total of 30 years and has just recently moved into the Ozarks and been in the area for approximately 2 years. He moved here from Columbia with his wife and enjoys spending time at home relaxing in his free time. Ed is either hard at work here at Oakley or hard at work at home working on his cars and his motorcycles which has been his passion for as long as he can remember. He's a very respectful individual and if you get the chance to meet him you more than likely will have made a new friend.
Josh Rankin - - - Technician
Josh was born and raised in the Ozarks and has been a technician for over 6 years. He has 3 children and outside of work spends as much time as possible in the outdoors bowhunting and fishing.
Eric Perryman - - - Lube Technician
Eric was born and raised in the Branson area and is a valued Lube Technician in our service department. He is happily married to his wife Luella and has 2 children. In his spare time you can find him fishing around the area or out hiking or hunting.
Austin J Dillard - - - Technician
My name is Austin Dillard and I have been around cars my whole life but have been working professionally for the past 4 years. My goal is to fix your car just like I would with my own, I want to get the job done well and correctly the first time! I am a father of 2 and moved here from Los Angeles in 1998. I love being in the outdoors fishing and duck hunting!