17165 Missouri Business 13 Branson West, MO 65737 417-272-8208
Certified: Oakley Auto World

Meet the Staff at Oakley Auto World

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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.

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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.

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Jack Oakley - - - General Manager

Jack is our General Manager and keeps everything running smoothly. In addition to keeping the day to day operations under control he has a big vision for the business and always keeps us moving forward. He does a great job buying inventory and making sure that we have quality vehicles for sale and a top notch service department. 

Jack met his wife Wendy while helping his parents move to the Ozarks in 1993. He made the decision to stay in this area and become a part of the family business. He is happily married and has 1 son and 1 daughter.

Outside of work he enjoys his family time, sports, and cooking on the grill.

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Scott Oakley - - - Sales Manager

As Sales Manager Scott puts out fires all throughout the day. He is in charge of keeping our sales staff trained and up to date to provide the best possible service to our guests. He does an outstanding job and loves what he does!

Scott has grown up in the car business and has played an integral part in the growth of Oakley Auto World. He is dedicated to making sure that we are all taken care of.

He is married to Lindsey and they have 1 son. Outside of work he enjoys spending time as a family, traveling, and the Denver Broncos.

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Chris Horton - - - Business Manager

Chris has been with Oakley Auto World since 1998 and stepped into the role of Business Manager over 16 years ago. He is responsible for compliance and maintaining strong relationships with our lenders. Chris does a great job serving us and our customers with continued education in the areas of finance and service agreement options.

Chris grew up in the area and has been married to his wife Jennifer for over 19 years and they have 2 sons. When not at work he can surely be found on the basketball court with his boys or tournament fishing.

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Tracy Shelden - - - Office Manager

As our Office Manager Tracy does EVERYTHING behind the scenes.

Tracy has been a part of Oakley Auto World since 2015 and enjoys being a part of the family. She has many years of experience running an office and has been a huge asset.

She is originally from Wilmington, IL. She is married to John and they have 2 sons and 1 daughter. Outside of the office she loves to paddleboard on Table Rock Lake, and has even become a certified paddleboard trainer!

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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Jacob Oakley - - - Sales

Jacob is one of our Sales members! He has worked at Oakley Auto World for over a year helping with taking photos and making sure the website is up to date. 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. I look forward to helping you become a part of the Oakley Auto World family.

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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!

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Daniel Hunter - - - Inventory Manager

Hey I'm Daniel I run the website and social media and take pictures, I love to spend my free time with family and friends and my awesome roommate, I also enjoy games and almost any outdoor activity. I have lived my whole life in Branson and been a part of my family's ministry since I could remember travelling around the U.S. and other parts of the world, I love people and I'm excited for the journey ahead of me.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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