Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Blake Fulenwider
    President
    325-893-1416

    Blake Fulenwider, a graduate of the University of Texas and a native of Georgetown has more than 18 years experience in the automotive industry and serves as the president of Blake Fulenwider Chrysler Dodge Jeep.  His passion runs deep for community involvement and he is committed to helping make the communities his dealerships are located in wonderful places to live, work and play.

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  • Cody Foster
    Managing Partner, Chief Operating Officer
    325-893-1416


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  • Mike Fountaine
    Managing Partner, Chief Technology Officer
    32508930-1416


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  • Rick Hanzelka
    Managing Partner, VP of Fixed Operations
    325-893-1416


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  • Jacob Allen
    Chief Financial Officer

    This hard working man serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Blake Fulenwider Automotive. He lives in Brownwood with his wife and 2 daughters. His current career path has him planning on taking the CPA exam in a few months. With a background in finance, banking and insurance, he's a great fit for Blake Fulenwider.  And if that's not enough about Jacob, ask him about his favorite movie: American Snipper.

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  • Shane Pettiet
    Vice President of Sales Operations
    325-893-1416


    Shane Pettiet is the vice president of sales operations for the west Texas dealerships as well as the general manager of the Clyde dealership. Shane is a proud father. Both his children won state titles in high school sports and they excel in scholastics. Shane's immediate goal is to get the kiddos graduated from college and to set them up for success. Next, he'll work on leaving this world a better place than he found it.

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  • Gloria Aguirre
    Warranty Administrator
    325-893-1121


    Gloria Aguirre is the warranty clerk and cashier in the service department at Blake Fulenwider and recently celebrated ten years of service to Blake Fulenwider Chrysler Dodge Jeep. She's a mom and grandmother and takes great pride in her grandbabies. Gloria looks forward to retirement so she can enjoy life to its fullest. 

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  • Jake Beeman
    Service and Parts Director


    Jake Beeman is our parts and service director. He's been Chrysler certified for six years and is motivated and determined to deliver the best service department experience for our clients. Jake likes his job so much he wants to work here long enough to retire. Jake and his wife Kristi live in Clyde with their son Tucker and daughter Tatum.

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  • Steve Beeman
    Sales


    Steve Beeman is a sales professional that's been in agriculture for 27 years before he came to the car sales business 14 years ago. He's an expert in all things RAM, Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep and that's a certified fact! Steve prides himself on taking care of his customers and his family. He's got three children and six grandchildren. You might find Steve listening to country music from time to time. It's his favorite.

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  • Brian Bevel
    Sale Professional
    325-893-1416

    Brian is a former farm and ranch professional with aspirations to become an expert sales professional. Formerly from Rochester, Brian now lives in Haskell with his wife, Erin and son, Boawen. Always ready to lend a helping hand, you'll find that Brian is easy going and trustworthy - just the kind of sales pro to handle your vehicle purchase.

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  • Jeremy Bouser
    Service Technician


    Jeremy Bouser is a father to two wonderful kids and he's also an ASE Master Certified service technician with 20 years' experience. He's not from Texas, but he got down south from Pittsburgh and noticed that the winters are much milder here and decided to stay. Jeremy works hard every day to be sure that his work is Expert and that he is the best dad he can be.

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  • Tyler Crawford
    Lube Technician


    Tyler Crawford is a lube tech for us with plans to attend Texas Tech in the spring. He's hard headed and determined which makes him the perfect lube tech. He's also best known for his baseball abilities and one day hopes to be a coach. That ambition may be why his favorite quote; "you play ball like a girl" will probably be used more than once by him in the next few years. 

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  • Forrest Creamer
    Parts Advisor
    325-893-1416


    Forrest Creamer is a Chrysler Certified parts advisor. His background is in the oilfields and nuclear security. He found his way to Blake Fulenwider almost 3 years ago and immediately began the process to Be an Expert in his field. He's also a father, and husband to wife Jessica and sons Tyler, Parker, Alec and a daughter Isla. While he's not working, Forrest is a volunteer fire fighter with ten years' experience.

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  • Nathan Creamer
    Service Technician


    Nathan Creamer is a service technician. He's best known as being an Expert on RAM Promasters and 3.6L engines. Creamer went to college at Texas State Technical College and graduated with an Associates' degree in Applied Science. He currently lives in Cross Plains.

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  • Rick Ann Culp
    Service Advisor


    Rick Ann Culp is a service advisor in Clyde. She's a Texas Tech Red Raider and the mom of 3 kids: Caden, Carson and Delaney.  When she's not being a mom or a service advisor, you'll find her curled up with a good book or watching a suspense or action movie. Rick Ann has many rave reviews from our service customers, so if you're ever in need of a helping hand, you can count on Rick Ann to get your in and out of service and keep you informed of everything that's happening to your vehicle along the way.

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  • Buster Davidson
    Sales
    325-893-1416 ext 111


    Buster Davidson is a former Midland native living in Clyde, Texas. He is sales oriented and has a sense of urgency in serving his customers. His goal is to be the best that he can be and to continue to enjoy life to the fullest. Buster greatest achievement is his family. He's got a wife and 3 children. 

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  • Jonathan Davidson
    Sales Professional


    Jonathan Davidson was born and raised in Clyde. He's a dedicated sales pro who is hard working, funny and always on time. His favorite movies are the Planet of the Apes series. So far, he hasn't brought any monkeys to work, so we're pretty sure he only watches those for entertainment purposes. Jonathan has been employee of the quarter 3 times since his hire date which proves his is as dependable as the day is long. He's a good father and friend and you can always count on Jonathan to keep you in the loop when you're bringing your car in for service.  

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  • Chris Davis
    Shop Foreman


    Chris Davis is the shop foreman for Blake Fulenwider in Clyde. He lives in Abilene and has been in the automotive service industry for 12 years.  He and his wife have 2 kids that keep them busy. And he's pretty proud of his family. We can be sure that he's got a couple hundred pictures of his family on his phone and he's ready to show them off.

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  • Jonathan Diaz
    Sales
    325-893-1416


    Jonathan Diaz has been in the automotive industry 6 years and is currently working as a sales professional for Blake Fulenwider. He's really a jack-of-al- trades and has had many job responsibilities while working for Blake. "Chop" is one of those guys who will tackle a job and happily take on any responsibility set before him.  He's best known as a father to Jayden Kyle Diaz. He loves all movies that make him laugh and music that has a good dance beat.

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  • Al Fanslau
    Service Technician


    Al Fanslau is affectionately known as the Old Man. But he's a certified service technician that came to the dealership when Blake purchased it in 2007. A former shipyard welder, Al can repair any vehicle that is brought into the service department and he fixes it right the first time. He loves NASCAR and he 3 children and 4 grandchildren that he's looking forward to spending time with when he retires in a few years.

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  • Britni Howard
    Payroll Clerk


    Britni Howard is the best loved person in the company. She's in charge of payroll. She's on top of her game and manages payroll for five dealerships. We're always thankful that Britni does such a great job of figuring out how to pay all of us without making mistakes!  

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  • Drew Hutcherson
    Sales Professional
    325-893-1416


    Drew Hutcherson is a sales professional and a husband and father.  In addition to be outgoing, Drew says he's pretty awesome. We agree. He's an Expert in Jeep, RAM and UConnect, so ask him any challenging questions and he's gonna WOW you with his awesome responses.

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  • Shane Hutcherson
    Finance Manager
    325-893-1416


    Shane Hutcherson is the finance and insurance director. ShaneO has one of the biggest hearts in the dealership. He will be remembered as a man that can make anyone's day by leaving a smile on their face.  Drew is a husband and a father with one son who also works at Blake Fulenwider.  He is also a proud grandfather of 2 grandkids. Drew has spent 14 years in the auto business and a total of 30 years in sales. So, he old… really old.

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  • Vera LeBlanc
    Human Resources


    Vera LeBlanc is in charge of human resources for all the Blake Fulenwider dealerships. She's the one that activates our email accounts, administers our insurance and benefits and oversees the payrolls. Formerly from Kingsville, Vera moved to Abilene a few years back to be our human resources manager.

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  • Jennifer Lovell
    Title Clerk


    Jennifer Lovell is the title clerk at Blake Fulenwider. When she's not at work and not being a wife and mom to her son Jayden, she's attending classes working toward her Bachelor's degree in Business.  Jenny is motivated and we're sure she'll get that degree in the next couple of years. 

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  • Laurent Maksoud
    Detail Manager


    Laurent Maksoud is our detail manager.  This is probably just a stop-over for L as he is a graduate of Hardin Simmons and was known as being the Big Man on Campus. Look for Laurent to move into another position soon. His favorite movie is Shrek and John Denver's Country Roads is his favorite song. When your new vehicle is delivered to you, remember that L had a hand in making that vehicle shine. He might have even encouraged that new car smell to come through for you.

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  • Cole Massey
    General Sales Manager
    325-893-1416


    Cole Massey is about to be a new father. He and his wife are expecting their first baby. So now that he's not working in the oil fields, you'll see him running the sales desk as our general sales manager. Cole moved from Cisco to Abilene to be closer to work since that's where he spends the majority of his time.  He's determined and focused which will help him in his pursuit to move up the Blake Fulenwider ladder of success.

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  • Curtis Mitchell
    Service Technician


    Curtis Mitchell is a service tech, husband and father to one son. He's been with us for 5 years and is from Merkel, Texas.

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  • Pete Modica
    Insurance
    325-893-2772


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  • Samantha Nuttall
    Receptionist

    Samantha Nuttall is our receptionist. She's responsible for answering phones for all five Blake Fulenwider dealerships and getting the right person connected with anyone who's calling from the "outside world."  She's mom to a son Callum and is planning to marry her fiancé Enrique. Any spare time Samantha has is spent reading or singing along with music. Family is the most important thing for Samantha and she's enjoying spending time with her son and his cousins.

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  • Jerry Owen
    Sales
    325-669-6135


    Jerry Owen is a member of our sales professional team. He's been salesman of the month so many times we've lost count. Jerry loves to entertain in his backyard and that's what he's best known for outside the work environment. But when he's working?  Watch out for this little ball of energy to get-er-done in a faster than fast fashion. And count on Jerry to Be an Expert in RAM, Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles. It's his specialty!

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  • David Patterson
    BusinessLink Manager
    325-893-1416


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  • Eric Poer
    Sales Professional
    325-893-1416

    Eric is from Abilene and has been in the automotive sales industry for almost a year. He is hardworking and ambitious and you can count on him to give his best when working with him on your next new car or truck purchase. Eric's proudest achievement is his daughter Hadley. Eric is working at being the best parent and example he can for his daughter so that she, too, grows up to be a successful individual.

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  • Donny Ray
    Parts Manager
    325-893-1123


    Donny Ray is the parts manager.  He lives in Cross Plains, Texas and has a wife and 4 kids and he's most proud of his family. Quiet and athletic best describe Donny and his favorite movies, Gladiator and Lonesome Dove perfectly fit his personality. Quiet. Athletic. Thoughtful. That's our D Ray.

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  • Merry Smith
    Comptroller
    325-893-1416 ext. 123


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  • Eldon Straw
    Purchasing Agent


    Eldon "Willie" Straw is the purchasing agent and all-around office guy. He's as loyal as anyone can be and has a big 'ole heart filled with love for school kids. Willie currently serves as president of the Gorman ISD school board and spends a great deal of time mentoring and developing the student in Gorman. His goal is to help them be the best they can be at everything they attempt to accomplish. If he ever seems tired, you can probably blame it on his 21 grandkids. 

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  • Kimberly Valdez
    Accounting


    Kimberly Valdez works in our accounting department. She's been married for ten years and has an 8-year-old son who is the light of her life. He goal is to get to the point in life where she can financially help others. Originally from Trinidad, West Indies, Kimberly makes her home in Clyde. Her favorite quote is "She believed she could so she did!" We believe Kimberly will!

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  • Dalton Walker
    Detail Assistant


    Dalton Walker is our detail assistant.  That means he's the one that puts the new car smell in your car and makes it shine before you take final delivery. He says he's not the brightest Crayola in the box. We say he's got more colors than 64 and we're proud to have him on our team. Dalton is best known for" rodeoing" and has plans to make it to the National Finals one day. We're betting on the Daltonian to make that happen.

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  • Kimbery Young
    Accounts Payable

    Want to get paid on time? Don't worry Kimmi's on the job. Our accounts payable clerk is Kimberly Young. She's been in banking and accounting for more than 5 years and she's also an accomplished mama and wife. She's got 2 children and a husband that keep her busy when she's not on the job. Her favorite books include anything by James Patterson and she likes the Marvel movies. Kimberly thinks she's known for her sarcasm, but truly she's known for her ability to flawlessly pay the vendors in a timely manner.  

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