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

Meet the Staff of 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

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.

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.

Courtney Kirkpatrick - - - Assistant Sales Manager

Joined the Oakley family in April of 2016, as part of our sales team and behind the scenes all over social media.

As of January of 2019, you will now find Courtney serving you throughout the buying process and beyond, as the assistant sales manager.

He was born and raised here in the Ozarks and is happily married with 3 sons and 2 daughters. He has been in the car business since 2001 and loves what he does... taking care of guests!

Outside of work, Courtney loves his family time to on the lake or just simply anything outdoors, knocking the dust off of his old truck or almost everything automotive related.

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.

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!

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!

Leanne Kelley - - - Office Assistant

Leanne has worked part time here at Oakley Auto World for over 6 years. She does most everything necessary to help in the office as well as assists in the transportation of inventory as needed. She is a great asset to everyone here! 

She was raised in northern California and moved to Missouri in 2006. When she is not here at the car lot she is usually off singing gospel music, traveling, or involved in an activity at her church.

Jack Miller - - - Sales

Jack works in our sales department and even though he is getting older he still enjoys playing with cars.

He moved to the Ozarks in 2007 from Bloomington, IL where he spent many years working at Illinois State University Credit Union and has a passion for taking care of others. He worked indirectly with several auto dealerships while he was there and is enjoying being on this side of the business.

Jack is married to Amy and they have 3 daughters and 1 son. Outside of work he loves spending time with his family and friends taking trips, going to the lake, playing with old cars, and fishing with the kids.

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.

Kevin Luttrell - - - Service Manager

Kevin does an awesome job overseeing all aspects of our Service Department. He works hard to ensure that our technicians are trained well and given the best opportunities to succeed and take care of our inventory as well as our valued guest's vehicles.

He has worked in automotive repair for over 29 years earning certifications in Service Management from Northwoods Institute and Infiniti USA. 

Kevin has been married to his wife Brenda for over 30 years and they have 6 children. Most of the time when not at work, he is with his family camping, hiking, and canoeing. He also teaches Korean Martial Arts, which has been a passion for more than 45 years.

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!

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.

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.

Chris Horton Jr - - - Inventory Manager/Marketing

Chris was born and raised in the Highlandville area and enjoys playing basketball, video games, and hanging out with his friends. He is responsible for keeping up with our inventory and providing quality pictures and information on our website.

Wayne Beasley - - - Lot Attendant

Wayne is in charge of keeping us tidy and in order around the dealership, which is not an easy task if you have met most of us! He keeps our building and our lot clean and does a great job. After hours he is busy with his wife and their 4 children.