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 - - - Assistant 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
Tim Myers - - - Service Manager
Tim is our service manager here at Oakley Auto World and has been in the industry for almost 40 years. He has managed multiple dealerships in Eureka Springs, which is where he moved from, and has been in the Branson area for about 5 years. In his free time Tim enjoys watching sports and playing with his hot rods or working on them. Tim is a very charismatic individual and we are glad to have him on our team!
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!
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!
Jack Miller - - - Sales
Chad Gunther - - - 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 - - - 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 - - - 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.
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.
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 - - - Master 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.
Robert Backus - - - Technician
Robert was born in Springfield, MO and has been around the automotive business with his dad since he was a child. He attended Gibson VoTech in Reeds Spring, MO for 2 years while in high school and went straight to Ozark Community College for Automotive repair following. He currently lives in the Ridgedale area and when not fixing cars he enjoys riding dirt bikes, sport shooting, and playing on his Xbox.
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.