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  • Carl Crain, 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 and 28 years later I am now the President/Owner of Al Meyer Ford. 

    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 38 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 2 son's, Hank and Lane. Our daughter Chelsea has her Bachelors Degree in Mass Communications and works here with us at the Dealership. I am proud to have my Wife, Penny working with me since 1999 and is our PR/ Digital Marketing Director.

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

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  • Penny Crain, Vice President
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    I came to work at Al Meyer Ford in 1999 and have worked in many different positions over the years. Today I am proud to be working directly with my husband to continue to improve the dealership for our employees and customers. 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 38 years, we have 3 wonderful children, 3 amazing grand children, 1 spoiled Dachshund and 5 tail wagging grand dogs. I love spending time with my family every chance I get.

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  • Chelsea Crain, Marketing Director
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    I was born and raised in Lufkin, Texas and in the car business, my dad Carl started working at Al Meyer Ford when I was only 8 months old... 28 years later I am happy to be working along both of my parents to help our dealership grow in a direction that always serves our customers to the best of our ability. 

    I played golf for The University of Texas at Tyler where I also received my bachelors degree in Mass Communications/Public Relations and a minor in Graphic Design. My goal is to apply my knowledge to push our dealership forward in a direction that is innovative and fits our customers needs, online and on site here at the Dealership!

    In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my boyfriend of 2 years Trent and our 1 year old Australian Shepherd Ranger. Some of my hobbies include traveling, shopping, playing golf and decorating!

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  • Walter WIllman, Sales Manager
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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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  • Brandon Slatter, Service Manager
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    Brandon is a family man with automotive experience and has great plans for our Service Department. 

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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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  • Ben Boyle, Finance
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  • Michael Taylor, BDC Sales Manager
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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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  • 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 to my beautiful wife Bambi 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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  • Jarell Westbrook, Sales Consultant
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  • Jeremy Harrison, Sales Consultant
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    Jeremy is new the the automotive business but you would never know it.  He is a hard worker and is ready to work hard for you to get into your new vehicle.

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  • Will Pounds, Sales Consultant
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    Will comes to Al Meyer Ford with great experience in sales. He is a family man and he is ready to help you get into that new Ford or pre-owned vehicle of your choice.

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  • Dorian Cerrato, Sales Consultant
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  • Trent Negley, Sales Consultant
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    I was born in Dallas, Texas and raised in Tyler, Texas where I started my own Trucking company at only 19 years old and have been successfully running that for the past 9 years. I have always had a passion for vehicles and when the opportunity arose for me to sell cars here at Al Meyer Ford I was excited to take on the new challenge.

    I enjoy all the details and design of each and every vehicle and my goal is to share that knowledge with my customers and get them in the vehicle of their dreams. I am dedicated to customer service and making our customers have the best experience possible!

    In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my girlfriend of 2 years Chelsea and playing with our 1 year old Australian Shepherd Ranger. We love to travel, play golf and enjoy new restaurants.  

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  • Cruz Castillo, Sales Consultant
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  • Anita Thompson, Service Advisor
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    Anita is Master Certified as a Service adviser and she is ready to help you with your vehicle needs. She has two sons, three grand children and bragging rights.

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  • Vikki Weeks, Service Advisor
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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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  • 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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  • Erik Baltazar, Parts Manager
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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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See Why Al Meyer Ford Inc is the Perfect Place to Visit: Our Staff is Ready to Help!

One of the most important parts about shopping for a car, truck, or SUV is being able to work with staff members who are ready to help. Between the knowledge, friendly demeanor, and patience, our staff members here at Al Meyer Ford Inc in Lufkin, TX are ready to help drivers from all over the area enjoy shopping here much more. Take a few moments to learn about our staff members and everything we can do.

Here at our dealership we are incredibly proud to be able to help drivers who visit have one of the best experiences possible. We want to help every driver through every step of the process and will make sure to make every visit special. No matter what you are coming to our dealership for, whether you are shopping or having your Ford serviced, we have staff members here that can really help.

One incredible part about our dealership surely our staff members in the sales department! Here we are incredibly excited to offer drivers the chance to work with professionals who know the ins-and-outs of car shopping and can help you get something that is ready to stand out on roads all over the Diboll and Crockett, TX. We want to make sure you can take the time to get what you need for your best driving experience, lifestyle, and budget. Anything we can offer is ready to make driving all over a better time with plenty of modern features, technology, and plenty of comfort.

We want drivers who make the drive over to our dealership your shopping experience is about to be much more enjoyable with everything we can offer. Our staff members want to help you in your shopping and ownership experience that can really make visiting here a better time. Drivers like you from all over the Jasper, TX and Nacogdoches are going to be able to visit us and work with knowledgeable staff members who can do much more.

Visit Al Meyer Ford Inc today and be prepared to be impressed. See you soon!