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Meet the Staff of Ainsworth Motors

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Bret Younkin - Owner

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Bret has 30+ years experience in the automotive industry and is a Ford certified master sales consultant. After spending his childhood on a ranch in the Sandhills of Nebraska, Bret attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Bret's love for the Sandhills region brought him back to Ainsworth where he served as a sales rep for Ainsworth Motors for more than 10 years. In 1997, Bret acquired the dealership and has held the position of President/Owner since that time. Bret is married to Julie and they have four children and six granddaughters.

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Reg Pischel - General Manager

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With 40+ years of experience at Ainsworth Motors - Reg is our "go to" guy for all things parts and service. Reg is responsible for the overall planning and operating of the parts and service department. His working knowledge of the automotive industry is unsurpassed and it shows in the customer service satisfaction our customers receive from working with him. He has earned Ford's master certification in service management. He is also certified in parts management and new vehicle inventory.

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Brody Skinner - Office Manager

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Brody grew up in the Sandhills of Cherry County. He is married and has a son. He enjoys cooking, firearms and reading about financial markets. He brings four years of staff accounting experience to Ainsworth Motors.

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Knic Fernau - Parts Manager

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Knic is originally from the Norfolk area. He is married and has four beautiful children. He is actively involved with youth baseball and coaches as well as volunteers with various youth activities. Knic brings 6 years of Corporate Management and Customer Service to our establishment.

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Sara Sherbondy - Admin Assistant

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Sara is originally from Denver, Colorado. She moved to Bassett in July 2020. Sara is a mother of two boys. She loves to be outdoors and with family. She also has two multimedia businesses and is in collage for Associate of Science in Business Management. Sara brings 10 years of Customer Service as well as media marketing experience to our company.  

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Chayse Gulzow - Sales Manager

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Chayse is originally from Grand Island. He received his Bachelors Degree in Industrial Technology through University of Nebraska at Kearney. While attending UNK he was a pitcher on the baseball team. Chayse moved to Ainsworth in 2019. He is engaged and planning on getting married in 2021.


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Cam Palmer - Body Shop Manager

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Cam is an Ainsworth native. He has been with Ainsworth Motors for over a decade. He manages all facets of the Ainsworth Motors body shop. He is a Ford master certified body shop manager. Cam is married to Danielle and they have two children.

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James Worden - Master Service Technician

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James graduated from Ainsworth Community Schools and continued his education by attending and graduating from Southeast Community College, Milford, NE in October 2016. At SCC, James got his Associates Degree in Applied Science towards Automotive Technology under the Ford ASSET Program. Some of the areas that James is certified through Ford are advanced electronics, brakes, transmission/drive trains, diesel engine repair & performance, gasoline engine repair & performance, steering /suspension and climate control. When James is not at work, he enjoys watching football and motor cross.

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Donnie Killion - Service Technician

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Donnie is another lifelong Ainsworth native who joined Ainsworth Motors January of 2021. He graduated from Ainsworth Community Schools in 1993 and is a father of 4 children. Outside of work Donnie enjoys football and team roping. 

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Wrett Killion - Service Technician

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Wrett is a born and raised Ainsworth native who joined the Ainsworth Motors team in February of 2021. He graduated from Ainsworth Community Schools and plans to continue his education at Southeast Community College, Milford, NE in Fall of 2021. At SCC, Wrett plans to gain an Associates Degree in Applied Science towards Automotive Technology under the Ford ASSET Program. Outside of work Wrett enjoys hunting and fishing. 

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Gavin Larson - Detail and Lot Help

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Gavin is originally from Ainsworth but graduated from Arcadia Public Schools. He joined Ainsworth Motors February 2021. Gavin is one of three children and a father of a handsome little boy. 

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