The Van Horn Automotive Group, is happy to announce the expansion of their sales teams. Associates include:
? Robert "Bob" O'Connor has been a part of the Van Horn team since 2004, and has recently been named Sales Manager at Joe Van Horn Chevrolet, in Plymouth. He has a bachelor of business administration degree from Northwood University, with a focus in automotive marketing/management. At Van Horn, Bob enjoys working with a great team of people, the fast-paced environment, and the daily challenges that his role includes. When not at work, he enjoys being outdoors, snowmobiling, four-wheeling, camping and hunting.
? Rodney Steffen was recently promoted to General Sales Manager at Joe Van Horn Chevrolet, in Plymouth. He grew up in School Hill, Wis. and attended Lakeland College, where he graduated with a degree in marketing and business administration. Steffen has been with the Van Horn Automotive Group for 11 years, before which he worked in the restaurant industry and as a press operator. He enjoys working for a successful organization that continually proves to be good at what they do, and when he's not working he enjoys bow- hunting and staying physically active.
? Justin Simmons is Van Horn Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram's newest sales associate. He started with the company back in February. Originally from Oostburg, Simmons previously worked as a manager at Paragon Community Services. He enjoys interacting with the different guests that come through the dealership, and when he's not at work he enjoys playing basketball, spending time with his friends, and listening to the Dave Matthews Band.
? Kristina Johanning has been promoted to Customer Relations Manager at Joe Van Horn Chevrolet, in Plymouth. She has been with the company for 1.5 years and started out as a receptionist before being promoted to her current position. Johanning graduated from Plymouth High School in 2007 and is currently studying nutrition at UW-Sheboygan. When asked what she likes most about her job, she stated, "I like working as a team to create the best possible experience for our guests!" In her spare time, she enjoys volleyball, writing and playing music, acting, watching movies and traveling.
? Sarah Dinkelman has recently been hired as the new Special Finance Assistant at Van Horn Dodge, in Plymouth. She has been in the Sheboygan County area for 19 years. As a graduate/registered building service manager, Sarah looks forward to bringing success to the Van Horn Group. She enjoys frisbee golf, camping and bingo.
? Bee Vue has been hired as The Van Horn Automotive Group's new Assistant to the General Counsel Office. Bee started at Van Horn as an intern in Sept. 2012, but his enthusiasm, work ethic and attitude earned him full-time employment. We are very pleased to have Bee as part of our team!
? Ryan Koraith has been hired as Joe Van Horn Chevrolet's new Finance Manager, in Plymouth. Originally from Illinois, Koraith has been in the area for about eight months. He has 17 years dealership experience and is most looking forward to broadening his horizons and interacting with the customers at Joe Van Horn Chevrolet. In his spare time, Koraith enjoys watching The Big Bang Theory, fishing, racing and riding his motorcycle.
? Kyle Fale, from Plymouth, has recently been promoted to General Manager at Sheboygan County Budget Auto (SCBA) on Willow Road. He has been with Van Horn for five years, and is most looking forward to learning more about the car business and seeing all aspects of how the dealership is run. Fale enjoys working with all of SCBA's guests, as well as their employees. Outside of work, Fale enjoys watching and playing sports, and participating in water activities with his wife and son.