Staff


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  • Al Meyer, President/Dealer Principal

    I have over forty years of management ability, experience, initiative and creativity in completely guiding sales programs for stimulation of new business. I have sixteen years experience as Vice President and Manager, overseeing Business Banking, Branch Management and Affirmative Action Section. I have extensive experience as Loan Supervisor, Credit Manager and Loan Officer. I have additional experience in hiring, training, supervision, scheduling and evaluating personnel, motivating personal to perform to top efficiency levels and maintaining harmonious working conditions with personnel from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

    My community involvement; includes being an Executive board member for the Chamber of Commerce and Red Cross, I also support The United Way. I have also been a motivational speaker at Career Day for Hudson, Central and other high schools and support the Stay in School Program at Lufkin High School and in previous years have donated two vehicles as an incentive for this program.

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  • Carl Crain, General Manager/ Vice President

    In 1993, I came to Al Meyer Ford and began working as a sales consultant. Over the years, I have worked my way through every aspect of the car business....25 years later I am now the Vice President and General Manager of Al Meyer Ford. Over the past few years I have been working to take ownership and purchase the dealership from Mr. Meyer.
    My goal is to have a long term investment in the community and strive to provide East Texas with the best customer service and experience.

    I have been married to my wife Penny for 37 years, we have 3 children, Jeremy, Jessica and Chelsea. Our son Jeremy has a daughter, Daisy. Our daughter Jessica has her MBA and is married to Louis Brown and they have a son, Hank. Our daughter Chelsea is completing her Degree in Public Relations and Graphic Design. I am proud to have my Wife, Penny working with me as our PR and Digital Marketing Director as well as my Son, Jeremy who works as one of our Sales Managers.

    Family is important to me and I hope to make everyone that comes to our dealership leave feeling like family.
     

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  • Jeremy Crain, Sales Manager
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    I have been working in the car business for 10 years. Lufkin, Texas is my hometown and I am dedicated to providing excellent service and a great experience to members of the community.


    I have a beautiful daughter named Daisy and in my spare time enjoy spending time with my family and my playful dog Molly!

    Come out and see me today!

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  • Jerald Hale, Sales Manager
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    I've been working in the car business for 20 years. It is my passion! 

    I was born in Center, Texas but Lufkin is and always will be my home.

    I am married to my beautiful wife Kathy and we have 2 amazing daughters, Amber and Kylie.

    I invite all friends, family and previous customers to come see me! I am dedicated to providing excellent service to the East Texas Community.

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  • Misty Purvis, Finance Director
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    I am new to the automotive business, I have spent the past twelve years in long term care. I love helping people and getting to meet new people but I needed a change. The best part about the automotive business to me is finding the perfect car for someone and knowing that I did everything that I could to help them and make sure they had all their questions answered and they love their new purchase. 

    I am the proud Momma of two little boys who are my world!

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  • Robin Heil, Finance Manager
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  • Penny Crain , Public Relations/Digital Marketing
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    I came to work at Al Meyer Ford when my youngest child was in the 2nd grade, and she is now 26. I started out as the Rental Car Manager, transferred to Title Clerk then Marketing Director and today I oversee Public Relations and Digital Marketing. 

    I have made a lot of friends over the years working at Al Meyer Ford and I look forward to making many more.

    I have been married to my husband Carl for 37 years, we have 3 amazing children, 2 grand children and 4 grand dogs. I love spending time with my family every chance I get.

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  • Ciara Webb, AutoAlert Coordinator
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    I have been in customer service for 8 years and with Al Meyer Ford a little over a year now. I work as an Internet Salesperson and am helping customers shop from the convenience of their home.

    I enjoy spending time with my friends in my spare time!

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  • Jose Castillo, Sales Consultant
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    I have been in the Automotive Industry for 6 years and with Al Meyer Ford for 3. 


    I am married and a proud father of three boys and one daughter. I enjoy hunting, fishing and spending time with my family and friends. 

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  • Michael Taylor, Sales Consultant
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    I came to work at Al Meyer Ford in 2014 after working over 10 years with customers in the restaurant business.

    My dedication to superior customer service and professionalism has allowed me to be successful helping customers through the vehicle buying experiences. My goal is to have every customer that comes to our dealership leave happy!

    I have an Associates Degree in Computer Science and my hobbies include watching sports, playing golf and softball. Go Texans!

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  • Jarell Westbrook, Sales Consultant
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  • Max Vestal, Sales Consultant
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  • Cruz Castillo, Sales Consultant
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  • Paul Smith, Sales Consultant
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    I have spent 26 years in the automotive industry 13 of those years with Al Meyer Ford. 

    My hobbies are Golf and Landscaping.

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  • Marcus Wilson, Sales Consultant
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  • Kerry Harris, Sales Consultant
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  • Vikki Weeks, Service Manager
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    I have been in the sales industry with Al Meyer Ford for 8 years.

    I love to draw, paint and spend time outdoors hunting, fishing or sitting around the campfire with good friends and family. 

    My number one accomplishment is being Married for 32 years, being a Mom and Ganny.

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  • Anita Thompson, Service Advisor
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  • Keelan Steinhauser, Service Advisor
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  • Kenneth Maxey, Warranty Administrator
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    I went to work right out of high school for a Ford Dealership in 1971 the named changed a couple of times and then to Al Meyer Ford. Today I have built years of experience in the Service Department and am happy to help all of our customers!


    I am married to my wonderful wife Diann and we have 2 daughters, 1 granddaughter and 1 grandson. I enjoy horseback riding, fishing, hunting and working with teens at First Nazarene Church in Lufkin which I have been doing for the past 15 years.

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  • Chris Stover, Shop Foreman
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    I have been working on some type of engine every since I can remember. At 8 years old I worked at my Grandfather's lawnmower shop and started working on cars at 16. I was a Jet Engine Mechanic and worked on a F-18 Hornet while I was in the Marines. I am a Desert Storm and Desert Shield Veteran. 

    Currently, I am a Senior Master Technician with 24 years total experience at an automotive dealership and 22 years right here at Al Meyer Ford.

    I am happily married and and have a 14 year old son. I enjoy hunting, Harley motorcycle riding, fishing and I am 6 generation Cowboy.

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  • TD Black, Service Technician
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    TD has been in the automotive industry for 3 years and eight months with us here at Al Meyer Ford.


    When he has free time he enjoys horseback riding.

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  • Terry Hayter, Service Technician
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    Terry is not new to repairing vehicles at all he has been working on vehicles for 28 years and he has been a part of the Al Meyer Ford Family for 16 of those years.


    On he time off he enjoys his family, building race cars and going to race car events.

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  • Jerry Black, Service Technician
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    Jerry is very familiar working on vehicles, in fact 26 years familiar.

    Although he has only been with Al Meyer Ford of a short time we welcome him to our family and look forward to a long relationship.

    When he gets to get away from work, fishing seems to been his hobby.

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  • Erik Baltazar, Parts Manager
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  • Matt Reid, Front Parts Counter
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  • Bobby Derrow, Parts Warehouse
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    Bobby has worked on and been around Ford cars and trucks since he has been driving. He grew up with his Grandparents and Parents driving Ford's, so of course Bobby and his kids followed their footsteps. He has been trained in team building, being proactive and productive with time management and safety.

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  • Ernesto Rodriquez Jr, Body Shop Manager
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  • Roxie Little, Office Manager
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    Roxie has been in the automotive industry since 1982, she moved from Jasper, TX in 1992 and brought her 10 years automotive bookkeeping experience to Al Meyer Ford. Today she oversees Al Meyer Ford's accounting office with ease.


    She has been married 12 years and is the proud mother of 8 four legged children, 7 of which are rescues. Her and Ricky will be dog lovers to the end and they have rescued many dogs over the years. Roxie also holds at least two Facebook auctions for a non-profit animal rescue in Lufkin that believes in being a no kill rescue!!!

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  • Michelle Archer, AP/AR
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    Michelle has been with Al Meyer Ford for 10 years.

    She has two children, ages 12 and 23, and three grandchildren. Michelle says she enjoys helping her son with his homework and playing with the Grandkids and when she has time they enjoy going to the movies, museums and local Fairs and Festivals.

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  • Christy Bynum, Title Clerk
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  • Caitlin Spivey, Cashier
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  • Terri Ham, Receptionist
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  • Jasmine Ayala, Part-time Receptionist
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  • Blanca Alvarez, Janitress


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