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Julie, the only granddaughter of Pat Milliken, began working at the dealership as a teenager. She started working in our accounting office during the summers while in high school and moved into new vehicle sales while in college. Julie received her Bachelor's from Western Michigan University, her Juris Doctorate from Ave Maria School of Law and most recently attended the NADA Dealer Academy. Julie began working full-time at the dealership in 2006. After holding several positions, Julie now oversees the store's new and used vehicle sales departments as well as financing and leasing. She is proud to have followed in her grandfather's and father's footsteps as a third generation Ford dealer.
Kevin has been a part of the Pat Milliken Ford team for 21 years. Growing up in a Ford family, his father working for Ford, it was only natural that Kevin would sell Ford vehicles. In the summer Kevin enjoys spending his weekends at his family's cottage up north boating and spending time with his wife, Keri, and 3 kids. In the winter he loves to snowmobile with his co-workers in the UP.
Kevin has 30 years of professional automotive sales and
management experience. Kevin is excited to have recently joined the Pat
Milliken team. He is committed and dedicated to providing a superior
customer experience. As a manager of the Pre-owned Sales Department, he
is actively involved in maintaining an extensive inventory of high quality
pre-owned vehicles. As a buyer, he is able to find and
order vehicles specific to customer needs. He leads a professional sales
team that is motivated to find the right pre-owned vehicle for their
customer. Kevin is proud of his team and the outstanding service that Pat
Milliken provides. "Pat Milliken Ford is a great place to work and do
business with!" Outside of work, Kevin enjoys spending time with his wife of 24 years and his 3 daughters. Kevin is an avid snowmobiler and boater and loves going to college football games.
A graduate of The University of Detroit Jesuit High School ('77) and the University of Michigan ('82), Terry began an unexpected career in the car business in 1988, quickly specializing in the then-new concept of short term leasing. Hired by Pat Milliken Ford in 1991 with the assignment to help create and build a lease portfolio for the dealership, it took just a few short years before the sales team at Pat Milliken had one of the largest such portfolios in the nation; a status still enjoyed to present day. In between busily raising seven children with his wife Karen, Terry has served as a precinct delegate in Sterling Heights, held a parish council seat at his church and managed to earn a third degree black belt in Choi Kwang-Do. He also competes in U.S Masters swimming and Olympic distance triathlons. Terry and his family enjoy camping in northern Michigan as well as traveling south to Florida's beaches (although not as often as his daughters would like.)
Dave has been in the automotive business for 26 years, 10 of which has been spent here at Pat Milliken.
He and his wife Lori have two sons, Brenden and Tyler. Dave loves to ski when time and weather
Jerry has been in the automotive sales business for over 25 years and part of the Pat Milliken team for over 3 years. He has been married to his wife for over 26 years. Jerry enjoys outdoor activities year round, but his favorite is boating. He prefers all of his vacations to be at the lake.
Joe is celebrating his 28th anniversary at Pat Milliken Ford after a 6 year run managing 2 motorcycle dealerships. Joe comes from a long line of Ford employees including his father, John, who retired with 43 years of service. When not at work, Joe's background study in architecture has guided him thru various building projects over the years. He also enjoys boating, snowmobiling and participating in off-road motorcycle events.
Don has 33 years of experience in the car business and 30 of
them selling Ford vehicles. Don's last 18 years have been spent working here at
Pat Milliken Ford. When Don is not at work he loves to run. He has finished 4
marathons and 21 half marathons, but this was a long time ago and unlikely to ever happen again!
John has grown up in and around the car business. His father owned three used car lots when he was younger. As an adult John has over 30 years of dealership experience and has been here at Pat Milliken Ford for 18 years. When John is not at work he is kept busy by his 3 daughters. His favorite thing about working at Pat Milliken Ford is the friendly atmosphere for both customers and fellow employees.
David has been a part of the Pat Milliken Ford team since 2012. Formally the Merchandising Specialist, he just finished his third year as a Sales Consultant. David holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from the Eli Broad School of business at Michigan State University. When David is not at work he enjoys snowboarding, golfing, and staying active. He loves to travel whenever he can, whether it be some place cold where he can snowboard or warm where he can go scuba diving.
Kevin has been in Automotive Business for over 24 years. He has held several positions, from Sales, to Finance, all the way to General Sales Manager. Recently he has come back to the sales floor to use his knowledge of the business, to create the ultimate buying experience for our customers. He believes that without satisfied customers, we might as well stay home. Outside of work, Kevin has been married for 22 years to his high school sweetheart, Heather. Together they have a son named Cassidy, and a daughter named Madelyn. He is most proud of the amazing people they have become.
Rick started in the car business as a teenager and is proud to follow in his father and great uncles' footsteps. Rick's experience and passion drive him to provide the best customer service experience possible. He is very enthusiastic to help you select the best vehicle to meet your needs and fit your budget. Rick enjoys spending time with his wife, two daughters and rescued poodle, Kili. He also loves walking along the shores of our beautiful great lakes.
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Joey has been in the car business for over 4 years; starting his career at Cadillac. Joey's true passion for cars started with Ford when he was young and now he is the proud owner of a pair of Mustangs. He enjoys spending time with wife Dakota and his 4 year old son. Joey likes to get away in Northern Michigan as much as possible, where snowmobiling and hunting take up most of his free time.
James has been in the car business for over 18 years. He married his high school sweetheart and has 3 wonderful children. When not at work, James chases them all over town watching them compete in all their sports.
"It is a pleasure to work at a dealership that truly values the customers time, interest and needs. It really is easy to do business at Pat Milliken Ford. It's ethos will amaze you and customer's keep coming back vehicle after vehicle for years."
He is amazed at how happy the staff and customers are here at Pat Milliken Ford and invites you to come experience it for yourself!
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She prides herself on professionalism, and vows to always be honest and forthright. Her motto is "I don't just sell cars, I build relationships."
Julie feels fortunate to have her parents, whom she spends as much time as possible with, to ensure their needs are met. She says she is blessed to spend time with them and her 8 siblings.
In her free time, Julie loves photography, nature and kayaking at her cabin in Northern Michigan.
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Kevin has been selling Ford vehicles for 32 years. He has been here at Pat Milliken Ford for 4 years. He loves spending time with his son and daughter. When Kevin is not at work he enjoys playing pool, golfing, hunting and fishing. Kevin loves making his customer's experience a positive one.
Don has been selling Ford vehicles for over 25 years. Growing up in a Ford family, Don has always loved Ford vehicles. Don and his wife have 2 children and enjoy spending their summers in Lewiston on West Twin Lake. Don likes to run and work on classic cars in his free time. Don also volunteers with his sons Boy Scout Troop taking them camping, skiing and canoeing.
Keith has been selling at Pat Milliken Ford for over 30 years. When he is not at work Keith loves to spend time with his family especially his three grandchildren. Keith also enjoys staying active by running, kayaking and riding his motorcycle. Keith's favorite part about working at Pat Milliken Ford is meeting and getting to know different people and building strong and lasting relationships with his customers.
Sean has been around Pat Milliken Ford forever, as his
father started in our sales department the same year Sean was born! Working as a porter throughout high school
and college, and now following in his dad's footsteps in sales, it became clear
that Sean wanted to become a lifetime member of our team. While he's not at work, Sean enjoys doing
projects around the house and spending time with his wife and daughters.
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Marty has 39 years of experience in the car business and has been part of the Pat Milliken Ford sales team for 32 years. He and his wife, Jean, have four children and eight grandchildren. Marty enjoys collecting and restoring classic cars. He also volunteers with Operation Injured Soldier helping injured and handicapped soldiers enjoy activities, including boating, hunting and more. Marty has won both the Ford Legends and Ford Grandmaster awards for outstanding customer sales, service, and longevity.
Patrick has 8 years of experience in the car business and has been a part of our team now for over 4 years. When he is not at work he enjoys staying active by playing sports, his favorites being soccer and basketball. Patrick is also a movie and TV show enthusiast. His favorite thing about working at Pat Milliken Ford is building friendships with his customers.
Joe has grown up at Pat Milliken Ford and has held many different responsibilities here. Joe has been working here for 20 years and has been selling new vehicles for the past 15 years. Family comes first to Joe and he spends as much time with his wife and two children as he can. From coaching his son's baseball and basketball teams to going to gymnastics meets, Joe is always busy with his family.
Steve has been in the car business for 42 years. He is looking forward to selling and servicing his thousands of customers at Pat Milliken Ford. Steve has two kids, Aaron, who is a local fireman and Maggie, who is studying at Michigan State.
Steve enjoys boating, sporting events and barbecuing in his spare time.
Mike has over 17 years in the car business and 12 years here at Pat Milliken Ford. Mike is an avid golfer and goes whenever he can. Mike is also a sports fan and loves supporting our local teams. Mike's favorite thing about working at Pat Milliken Ford is the family environment here.
Frank has 47 years of experience selling Ford vehicles and has been part of the Pat Milliken Ford team for 11 years. Family comes first to Frank and he loves spending time with his two kids, five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Frank has won both the Ford Grandmaster and Ford Legends awards given out for outstanding customer sales and service. When Frank is not at work he enjoys golfing, hunting, and spending time at his church where he is a deacon.
Shauntice has been in the car business for 17 years and has a degree in Business Marketing. She has been with Pat Milliken Ford for almost 10 years. She and her husband are empty nesters, so when she is not at work, Shauntice likes to ride her motorcycle and travel. Shauntice is also very active in her community, volunteering whenever she can. She's been deemed by some 'The Olivia Pope of Cars' because she is a situational credit 'Fixer'. She has and always will give 100% to all of her customers.
Robb has been in the car business for 16 years selling new and pre-owned vehicles. He's in his second year at Pat Milliken and really enjoys selling Ford vehicles and providing an excellent customer experience. When he is not working, Robb and his wife Michele are busy with 3 boys under the age of 10. Robb and his family enjoy going up north during the summer months to Houghton Lake where they enjoy golf, fishing and boating.
Victor has been in the car business for 16 years and has been at Pat Milliken Ford for over two years. Victor has been married to his wife for 18 years and they have two children. Victor enjoys taking his family camping on the summer weekends and playing golf in his free time.
Joe has been in the auto business for 24 years and has been part of our team for 20. He enjoys working at Pat Milliken Ford because of the commitment we have to customer satisfaction, as well as the professional and family oriented environment cultivated by the ownership.
Laura has been in the car business for 22 years and has been a part of our team for 10 years. When she is not at work Laura enjoys spending time with her husband and two Yorkies. In the summer Laura loves to go to her cottage and spend time on the lake.
Vanessa has over 25 years in the car business and has spent her last 6 years here at Pat Milliken Ford. When she is not at work she enjoys reading and watching football and hockey. Vanessa says that "Pat Milliken Ford is a wonderful place to work and do business because of all the friendly employees. Come in and experience this for yourself."
Mark has 26 years of experience in the car business with the last 20 of them here at Pat Milliken Ford. When winter hits, skiing is the only sport he knows. When Mark isn't at work or skiing, he enjoys reading, fishing, and sharing meals with friends and family, and his wife and two kids. Before joining the car business, Mark served our country in the United States Air Force for four years.
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