Meet Our Staff

Our staff here at Crown Toyota of Lawrence is here for your convenience. Feel free to contact us with questions or for a test drive.

Meet Our Sales Staff

General Manager Randy  Habiger
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Randy Habiger is the General Manager at Crown Toyota. He is from Ellinwood, KS and is a graduate of Barton CC and N.A.D.A Dealer Academy. His favorite thing about working at Crown is the camaraderie and exciting atmosphere. He would describe Crown as a rewarding and enjoyable team environment. Randy and his wife Tara have been married 20 years and they have 4 kids. If he could spend the day with any famous person (living or dead), he would choose Warren Buffet. His karaoke song of choice is "Don't Stop Believen'" by Journey. If Randy had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he'd choose the Fat Tuesday Quesadilla from Henry T's.
General Manager
Randy Habiger
Volkswagen General Manager  Jacob  Sacks
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Jake Sacks is entering his 14th year at Crown Automotive. He is a proud father of four - Stella, Maverick, Mack, and Maddox- and wife Brittany. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a degree in Sports Management and has a Masters of Business Administration from Baker University. When he's not at the dealership he enjoys watching sports and spending time with the family. Customer experience and satisfaction is his top priority.
Volkswagen General Manager
Jacob Sacks
Sales Manager  Brent  Cutler
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Brent is a Topeka native who currently lives in Lawrence. Brent is also a huge Royals fan!
Sales Manager
Brent Cutler
Sales Manager Jamie Engnehl
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Jamie is from Lawrence, KS she studied business at the University of Kansas. She is a Sales Manager here at Crown. she enjoys the diversity of people she works with and sells cars to and would best describe Crown Automotive as a place that likes to create a relationship and make our customers a part of the Crown family! Jamie loves to travel and enjoys spending time with her kids. Jamie's favorite food is pasta and her go to karaoke song is Sweet home Alabama. If Jamie could spend a day with any famous person she would choose Peyton Manning.
Sales Manager
Jamie Engnehl
Pre-Owned Sales Manager Zac  Swearingen
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Zac Swearingen is the Pre-Owned Sales Manager at Crown. He is originally from St. Joseph, MO. He has three daughters and has been with Crown for 20 years. Zac's hobbies include ice skating and watching golf. He looks forward to helping you find the right car here at Crown!
Pre-Owned Sales Manager
Zac Swearingen
Training Manager Tom Overton
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Tom is a Training Manager originally from Wichita, KS. He received his education from the Navy after graduating high school. Toms favorite part about Crown is the people: both co-workers and customers, as well as its friendly atmosphere. In his down time he enjoys landscaping and gardening. If he could, Tom would spend one day with John Kennedy. His favorite food it potato salad, and his go-to karaoke song would be "Issues" by Julia Michaels.
Training Manager
Tom Overton
Sales Consultant Amy Beasley
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Amy Beasley, from Olathe, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. She enjoys the car industry and likes to spend her time building and racing cars. If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she'd choose crab legs. At karaoke night, Amy would sing a Post Malone song. If she could spend the day with anyone, she'd spend it with her Grandfather.
Sales Consultant
Amy Beasley
Sales Consultant Charlie Ross
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Charlie Ross is a Sales Consultant at Crown. He is from Kansas City. Charlie enjoys golf and poker. If he could only eat one meal the rest of his life, he would eat steak. He unfortunately would not sing at karaoke night. If he could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with Jack Nicklaus.
Sales Consultant
Charlie Ross
Sales Consultant Chris Cantwell
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Chris Cantwell, from Austin, TX, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He enjoys spending time with his son and watching movies. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he'd choose steak and potatoes. Chris's go-to karaoke song is "Ol Red" by Blake Shelton. If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd choose to spend it with Chris Farley.
Sales Consultant
Chris Cantwell
Sales Consultant Christian Brooks
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Christian Brooks, from Topeka, KS, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He loves sports, he coaches and watches a lot of football. He also enjoys hanging out with his friends and family. If Christian could only eat one meal for the rest of his life, he'd eat fried chicken and mashed potatoes. His go-to karaoke song is "All Falls Down" by Kanye West. If he could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with Jesus.
Sales Consultant
Christian Brooks
Sales Consultant Danny Bahner
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Danny Bahner, from Overbrook, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He loves riding dirt bikes and bicycles and playing basketball. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, Danny would eat a Chipotle burrito. If he could could spend the day with anyone, he'd choose to spend it with any athlete.
Sales Consultant
Danny Bahner
Sales Consultant David Stewart
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David Stewart, from Overland Park, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He enjoys playing the drums, rock climbing, snowboarding, fitness, and listening to music. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he'd choose pizza. David's go-to karaoke song is "Don't Stop Me Now" by Queen. If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd want to spend it with Patrice O'Neal.
Sales Consultant
David Stewart
Sales Consultant	 David  Wilson
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David Wilson is from Lebo, Ks. He graduated from Bethel college in 1997 with a B.A. degree. David is a Sales Consultant and enjoys working with people. He describes Crown as a people-oriented dealership who cares about it's employees and puts their customers first. His favorite meal is a steak with a side salad and enjoys windsurfing in his pass-time. David has two kids and is a former divorce mediator. If David could spend the day with any famous person he would choose Ayn Rand, and his go-to karaoke artist is Chris Stapleton.
Sales Consultant
David Wilson
Sales Consultant Elizabeth Moreira
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Elizabeth Moreira, from Nicaragua, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. She is very outgoing. If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she'd eat red beans. Elizabeth's go-to karaoke song is "Tu Mayor Tentacion." If she could spend the day with anyone, she'd spend it with her mom and dad.
Sales Consultant
Elizabeth Moreira
Sales Consultant Gabby McGann
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Gabby McGann, from Jacksonville, NC, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. She enjoys watching football, especially the Carolina Panthers, sand volleyball, and binge watching movies. If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she'd eat Chinese food. Gabby's go-to karaoke song is "Wake Me Before You Go," by Wham! If she could spend the day with anyone, she'd spend it with Freddie Mercury.
Sales Consultant
Gabby McGann
Sales Consultant Jadyn Anderson
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Jadyn Anderson is from Kansas City, KS and is a Sales Consultant at Crown. She is a great cook who also loves to paint, go to the gym, and take her dogs to the park. If she had to eat the same meal forever, she'd eat shrimp fried rice. Her go-to karaoke song is Bodak Yellow. If Jadyn could spend the day with anyone, she'd spend it with Cardi B.
Sales Consultant
Jadyn Anderson
Sales Consultant Jappi Singh
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Jappi Singh, from Emporia, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He is very adventurous and enjoys autocross, golf, and working on his car. If Jappi could only eat one meal for the rest of his life, he’d eat a rare fillet mignon with cream corn and mashed potatoes. If he could spend the day with anyone, he’d spend it with Elon Musk.
Sales Consultant
Jappi Singh
Sales Consultant	  Joe  Higdon
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Joe Higdon, a Sales Consultant for Crown Toyota is originally from Garland, TX. His favorite part about working at Crown is the interaction with all the different people, and he truly believes it is a nice place to visit. In his free time Joe loves riding his bike -- he participates in the MS 150 every year, 11 thus far. Joe's go-to karaoke song would be "Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynrd (he goes to remark that everyone would be required to wear ear-plugs). If he could only have one meal for the rest of his life, it would be beef stroganoff.
Sales Consultant
Joe Higdon
Sales Consultant Josh Abel
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Josh Abel, a Sales Consultant, is originally from Winchester, KS. He attended both JCCC as well as the University of Kansas. His favorite thing about Crown is the fact that it isn't a 'typical dealership.' Josh is the oldest of four boys, and enjoys driving around in his Polaris Ranger in his free-time. If he could spend one day with anyone he would choose actress Emma Watson. His go to karaoke song is "Hero" by Enrique Iglesias. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, it would be barbecue chicken pizza (Red Baron) with copious amounts of ranch sauce.
Sales Consultant
Josh Abel
Sales Consultant Justin   Hulshof
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Justin Hulshof, originally from Texas is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He graduated from the University of Kansas in 1998 with a B.A. in Psychology. What he enjoys most about Crown are his fellow co-workers, as well as the professional, low-pressure environment. In his free-time, Justin enjoys mountain biking and eating tacos. His go-to karaoke song is "Lady Picture Show" by the Stone Temple Pilots.
Sales Consultant
Justin Hulshof
Sales Consultant	  Kelly  Glaze
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Kelly Glaze, originally from Emporia, KS is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. He attended Emporia State University. His favorite thing about working here is the chance to work with many different types of customers and helping them find the perfect car. He'd describe Crown as a place with very laid back employees with a low pressure sales approach. Kelly has three children aged 22, 20, and 14. His favorite hobby is hunting and fishing. If he could spend the day weith any famous person, he'd choose Cling Eastwood. His go-to karaoke song is "Love Shack" by the B-52's and his favorite food his steak and lobster.
Sales Consultant
Kelly Glaze
Sales Consultant Mason Abner
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Mason Abner, originally from Harrodsburg, Kentucky, is a Sales Consultant here at Crown. In his free time, he enjoys working on cars, making music, and fishing. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he'd eat the El Pollo Especial from El Potro. Mason's go-to karaoke song is "Friends in Low Places." If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd want to spend it with Johnny Cash.
Sales Consultant
Mason Abner
Sales Consultant Myk Barta
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Myk Barta is a Sales Consultant originally from Lawrence, KS. His favorite part about being a member of Crown is being able to help people get the vehicle that they want/need. He believes Crown is the place to buy the vehicle of your dreams! He loves music, and joys going to the dirt track races in his free-time. If he could spend one day with anyone, he would pick musician Elvis Presley. His go-to karaoke song would be anything by Journey.
Sales Consultant
Myk Barta
Sales Consultant Nile Hamer
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Nile Hamer, from Huntsville, TX, is a Crown Sales Consultant. Nile had previously bought a car from Crown and decided to join our team. He is an avid hunter, enjoys riding his motorcycles, and is excited to be finished with his degree at KU. Nile's hobbies include archery, motorcycle tinkering, and training his bird dog. If Nile had to eat the same meal forever, he'd eat anything from What-a-burger. At karaoke night, Nile would serenade everyone with "Happy Birthday". If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his grandpa.
Sales Consultant
Nile Hamer
Sales Consultant Pete James
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Pete James, originally from Lawrence, KS, is a Sales Consultant a part of the E-Commerce Department. What he enjoys most about Crown is meeting new people and interacting with customers. He loves basketball and Chipotle chicken tacos. If he could spend one day with anyone, he would pick athlete Michael Jordan.
Sales Consultant
Pete James
Sales Consultant Terry Anderson
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Terry Anderson is from Ulysses, KS, and is a Sales Consultant at Crown. Terry enjoys live music, golf, cooking, and family. If he could only eat one meal the rest of his life, he'd eat eggs, bacon, and hashbrowns. At karaoke night, Terry would sing "Stand By Your Man". If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with Jesus.
Sales Consultant
Terry Anderson
Sales Consultant Van Thompson
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Van Thompson, originally from the Tri Cities in Nebraska, is a Sales Consultant for Crown Volkswagen. He attended Washburn University. His favorite thing about working here is that the car buying process is simplified. He'd describe Crown as the place you go to avoid the hassle when you're looking to purchase a vehicle. Van used to sing in a heavy metal band. He enjoys playing video games. If he could spend the day with any famous person he'd choose Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. His go-to karaoke song is "Turn the Page" by Bob Seger. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he would eat a medium-rare porterhouse, house salad with ranch, mashed potatoes and brown gravy, and green beans.
Sales Consultant
Van Thompson
Sales Consultant  Tristan  Bland
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Tristan is a Sales Consultant originally from Augusta, KS. His favorite thing about Crown is his co-workers, as well as being able to better a customers car situation. He really enjoys the relaxed atmosphere and super friendly staff. In his free-time he enjoys cooking, hunting, fishing, and recording music. His go to karaoke song is "County Boy" by Aaron Lewis. If Tristan could eat one thing for the rest of his life, it would be a B.L.T. with avocado and pork-belly.
Sales Consultant
Tristan Bland
Sales Consultant Zack Krishtalka
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Zack Krishtalka is a Sales & Leasing Consultant at Crown Toyota. Zack has lived in Lawrence since he was 3 years old. He enjoys composing and performing music. If he had to eat the same meal the rest of his life, he would eat pesto chicken pasta. At karaoke, you'd hear Zack sing "Pick Up the Pieces" by Average White Band. If Zack could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with Guy Fieri.
Sales Consultant
Zack Krishtalka

Meet Our Detail Staff

Porter Colton Wadkins
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Colton Wadkins is a Porter and Photographer for Crown Toyota. He is from Williamsburg, KS. Colton enjoys sports, gaming, and binge watching tv shows. If he had to eat 1 meal the rest of his life, he'd eat honey ham, mashed potatoes, and green beans. At karaoke night, he'd sing "Sweet Home Alabama". If Colton could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with Einstein.
Porter
Colton Wadkins
Porter Josh  Schurer
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Josh Schurer, from right here in Lawrence, is a Porter at Crown. He likes gaming and reading. If had to eat the same meal the rest of his life, he'd eat pizza. At karaoke night, he would sing "Set the World on Fire" by E-Type. If Josh could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with Marcel the Youtuber.
Porter
Josh Schurer

Meet Our Finance Staff

Director of Finance Chase Johnson
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Chase Johnson is our Business Manager here at Crown. He is from right here in Lawrence and attended KU. Chase would say the best thing about working here is the team atmosphere and customer first culture. He says Crown is the easiest and most friendly place to go to for your automotive needs no matter if its for purchasing a vehicle, getting service done, or your vehicle repaired. Chase has a wife, Jillian, and their son Carter and loves to spend time with his family. Chase would sing "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey. His favorite food is enchiladas topped with queso. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he'd choose Seth Rogen and James Franco.
Director of Finance
Chase Johnson
Business Manager Adam Staszkiewicz
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Adam Staszkiewicz, from Bartlesville, OK, is a Business Manager here at Crown. He is a big Chicago Cubs fan and enjoys baseball and movies. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he'd choose pizza. Adam's go-to karaoke song is "Down to the Honkytonk." If he could spend one day with anyone, he'd spend it with his kids.
Business Manager
Adam Staszkiewicz
Business Manager Chris  Riekens
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Chris Riekens, originally from Manly, IA, is one of the Business Managers at Crown. What he enjoys most about Crown is its laid-back, low-pressure, fun environment. Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and children in this down-time, as well as golfing. His go-to karaoke song is "Ice, Ice, Baby" by Vanilla Ice. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he would pick street tacos.
Business Manager
Chris Riekens
Business Manager Dallas Summers
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Dallas Summers, from Erie, PA, is one of the Business Managers here at Crown. He enjoys woodworking and pen turning in his free time. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he'd choose Chipotle. Dallas's go-to karaoke song is "All on Me" by Devin Dawson. If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his dad.
Business Manager
Dallas Summers
Business Manager Kristen Efurd
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Kristen is originally from Abilene, KS. She graduated from the University of Kansas in 2014 with a B.A. in Classical Antiquity. Her favorite part about Crown is how fast-paced it can be, as well as how all the employees share the same goal of exceptional customer service. If she could spend one day with anyone she would pick Sappho, an ancient Greek poetess. Kristen's favorite food is the Bill Self from 23rd St. Brewery. Her go to karaoke song would be "One Week" by The Barenaked Ladies.
Business Manager
Kristen Efurd

Meet Our Office Staff

Comptroller	 Paul Blake
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Paul is originally from Kansas City but now lives in Lawrence. Paul has been working at Crown for 20+ years.
Comptroller
Paul Blake
Accounts Payable	 Brenda Roberts
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Brenda Roberts is a Human Resources/Accounts Payable clerk here at Crown. She is originally from Baldwin City, KS. She most enjoys the friendly employees she works with, and there is never a dull moment. She would describe Crown as a great experience. In her free time Brenda loves to cook/bake. If she could only eat one meal for the rest of her life, she would eat scrapple with fried eggs and bacon!
Accounts Payable
Brenda Roberts
Accounts Receivable  Susan  Williams
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Susan Williams, originally from Pratt, KS is Crown Automotive's bookkeeper. Her favorite thing about Crown is it feels like seeing family everyday. She enjoys that her and her co-workers can all have fun AND get their job done at the same time! In her free time, Susan enjoys spending time with her 8 grandchildren and watching football. If she could meet anyone in the world, she would choose Katherine Hepburn. Susan's go-to karaoke song is "Sweet Caroline" by Neil Diamond. If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she would pick mashed potatoes -- no butter or gravy (yummy).
Accounts Receivable
Susan Williams
Title and Billing Clerk Misty Eaton
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Misty Eaton, one of Crowns Title and Billing Clerks, originally comes from Ft. Worth, TX, but has lived in Lawrence, KS since 2004. The thing she loves most about Crown is the camaraderie with her fellow co-workers. She says it's like having a lot of brothers! She loves that it is such a friendly environment and feels that the employees are not pushy or over-bearing. In her free-time Misty enjoys making wood and canvas crafts. If she could spend one day with anyone, she would pick country singer Reba McIntyre.
Title and Billing Clerk
Misty Eaton
Title Clerk Lisa Boley
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Lisa Boley is from California and is a Title Clerk here at Crown. She enjoys spending time with her kids and grandson, fishing, NASCAR, and being outdoors. If she could only eat one meal the rest of her life, she'd eat mexican food. If Lisa could spend the day with anyone, she'd spend it with her grandson.
Title Clerk
Lisa Boley
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Jennifer Crowe, originally from Canada, is a File Clerk here at Crown. She enjoys gardening and bicycling in her free time. If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she'd choose some kind of pasta. Jennifer's go-to karaoke song is something from Abba. If she could spend the day with anyone, she'd choose to spend it with Stephen King.
File Clerk
Jennifer Crowe
HR Manager Deborah Kurtz
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Deborah E Kurtz is from Quincy, IL and is the HR manager here at Crown. She is a friendly people person who enjoys traveling, fresh fruit, and the being around the great people at Crown. If she could spend the day with anyone, she would spend it with her dad.
HR Manager
Deborah Kurtz
Marketing & Promotions Manager Connie  Oelschlaeger
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Can you remember when Drag Strip Road was just a gravel road -- out in the country? Then it was paved and turned into Wakarusa? (1988) Or how about when 23rd street west of Iowa went from a two lane street to a four lane? (1978). Or better still, when that same street was gravel and got paved for the first time? (1970). My name is Connie Oelschlaeger, and yes, I am a proud Lawrence-Lifer. (Go Lions!) I have 5 adult children, 5 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild.
Marketing & Promotions Manager
Connie Oelschlaeger
Social Media Specialist Lacie Ludolph
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Lacie, originally from Waverly, KS, is the Social Media Specialist here at Crown. She loves spending her time crafting, reading, and playing with her dogs. If Lacie had to eat only one thing for the rest of her life she would eat pizza. At karaoke night, she would sing any kind of country song.
Social Media Specialist
Lacie Ludolph
Toyota Receptionist Hilea Sparks
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Hilea has been at Crown Automotive for 7 years now, she has 2 sons, 1 grandchild, and 1 grand-dog. She enjoys what she does and the people that she works with
Toyota Receptionist
Hilea Sparks
Night Receptionist Rachel Husted
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Rachel Husted is a receptionist for Crown. She is from Ottawa, KS and is currently attending school. She enjoys attending art functions and taking her kids to museums. She has two teenagers of her own. Her favorite meal is pasta with cheese sauce. At karaoke, she would sing "Take on Me" by A-Ha. If she could spend the day with anyone, she would spend it with her mother.
Night Receptionist
Rachel Husted
Toyota Receptionist Karina Camacho
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Karina Camacho is a receptionist for Crown. She is a senior at KU, from Garden City, KS. She also loves grocery shopping. If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she would eat tilapia. Karina's go-to karaoke song is any Disney song. If she could spend one day with anyone, she would spend it with the richest person on the planet.
Toyota Receptionist
Karina Camacho
Property Maintenance Manager David Boyd
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David E. Boyd is our Building and Property Maintenance Manager. He is originally from New Bury Port, Massachusetts and graduated from WSU. His favorite thing about working here is the great employees and the challenging/interesting work. He'd tell a new Crown customer to "be prepared to be treated as if you are the most important customer at our facility". His favorite hobby is fishin' and auctions. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he'd choose God/Jesus. His go-to karaoke song is "Man in the Mirror" by Michael Jackson. His one piece of advice for everyone is to set your goals early in life so you can benefit from them as you age.
Property Maintenance Manager
David Boyd

Meet Our Service Staff

Service & Parts Director Ginger Lopez
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Ginger Lopez is from Joplin, MO and is our Toyota Service & Parts Director. She has over 30 years of dealership experience. Ginger likes to travel, go to the lake, and spend time with her grandkids.
Service & Parts Director
Ginger Lopez
Parts Manager  Tim  Murphy
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Timothy Murphy is a Parts Manager here at Crown Toyota. He is from the planet Earth. His favorite thing about working here is the people. When referring to Crown, he says "try it, you'll like it". Tim loves to run. If he could spend the day with anyone, he would choose his wife. He wouldn't sing at karaoke claiming "you don't want me to". If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life he would choose lobster.
Parts Manager
Tim Murphy
Parts Consultant Jesse Calderwood
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Jesse Calderwood, from Baldwin City, is a Parts Consultant for Crown. His favorite thing about working here is the people. He'd describe Crown as a fun place to be at. Jesse enjoys hunting and fishing. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life he'd choose steak and potatoes.
Parts Consultant
Jesse Calderwood
Parts Consultant  Souks  Sengchan
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Souks Sengchan is a Parts Consultant at Crown Toyota. He has been with the company for over 15 years.
Parts Consultant
Souks Sengchan
Service Consultant Matt Mais
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Matt Mais, from Leawood, is a Service Consultant here at Crown. Matt and his wife enjoy camping, exploring, traveling, and trying new food. If he could only eat one meal for the rest of his life, he'd choose Chicken Fried Steak. His go-to karaoke song is any Reckless Kelly song. If he could spend the day with anyone, he would want to spend it with Mike Rowe.
Service Consultant
Matt Mais
Service Consultant Matt Reynolds
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Matt Reynolds is a Service Consultant at Crown Toyota. He is from Kansas City, MO. Matt enjoys bowling, Harley's, baseball, and working on arcade equipment. If he had to eat one thing the rest of his life, he'd eat meat pies from Louisiana. At karaoke night, you'd hear Matt singing "Hell's Bells". If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with Denny Matthews.
Service Consultant
Matt Reynolds
Service Consultant Olivia Coulter
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Olivia Coulter is from McLouth, KS and is a Service Consultant for our Toyota Service Department. She joined our team to find a place where she could grow and learn new things. Olivia is an avid softball player. She's been playing since the age of 4 and has gone to state twice in a row. Besides softball, she enjoys art, playing in band, and working on cars with her dad. If she could only eat one thing the rest of her life, it'd be spaghetti. Her go-to karaoke song is "I Will Survive". If given the opportunity to spend the day with anyone, she would spend it with her grandma Lois.
Service Consultant
Olivia Coulter
Service Consultant  Ryan  Wingert
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Ryan Wingert, originally from Lawrence, KS is a Service Consultant at Crown. He received his training from the Universal Technical Institute in N.C. for Auto Training. His favorite part of working at Crown is being able to help customers feel reassure that their vehicles are safe for the road. He would describe Crown as controlled chaos with a friendly staff. In his free-time Ryan enjoys watching Nascar and other types of automotive racing. His go to karaoke song would be anything classic rock, and if he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life he would choose Chipotle.
Service Consultant
Ryan Wingert
Service Consultant Thomas Her
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Seng Thomas Her is a Service Advisor at Crown Toyota. He is from Kansas City, KS and came to Crown looking for better opportunity. He is a down to earth guy who likes Fortnite, volleyball, and hiking. If Thomas had to eat the same meal the rest of his life, he'd eat Chipotle. At karaoke night, you'd hear him sing "For the Love of Money" by Bone Thugs N' Harmony. If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his wife.
Service Consultant
Thomas Her
BDC Manager Lori Gladieux
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Lori Gladieux, from Leavenworth KS, is a BDC manager and warranty clerk for Crown. Her favorite thing about working here is the friendly work environment and teamwork. She'd describe Crown as an awesome place to do business. Her favorite hobby is outdoor activities such as swimming or motorcycle riding. Her go-to karaoke song is "Love Shack" by The B-52's. If she had to eat one meal the rest of her life, she'd eat steak.
BDC Manager
Lori Gladieux
BDC Representative Brennah Wahweotten
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Brennah Wahweotten, from Mayetta, KS, is a BDC Representative here at Crown. She loves to spend her time dancing and crafting for powwows. If Brennah could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she would choose Buffalo Vegetable Soup. One interesting thing about Brennah is that she is colorblind. Her go-to karaoke song is "Something's Got a Hold on Me" by Christina Aguilera. If she could spend one day with anyone (living or dead) she would spend that day with Beyonce.
BDC Representative
Brennah Wahweotten
BDC Representative Brooke  Marcinko
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Brooke Ruby is a BDC Representative here at Crown. She is originally from Parkville, MO and attended Maple Wood Community College. Her favorite thing about working here is that everyone is like family. She'd describe Crown as a place filled with happy people who care about you and treat you like family. Brooke has a German Shepherd and a Husky and she'd say her life revolves around them. Her favorite hobby is camping or anything involving water. If she could spend the day with any famous person, she'd choose Scarlett Johansson. Her go-to karaoke song is "Any Man of Mine" by Shania Twain. If she had to eat one thing the rest of her life, she'd eat Flaming Hot Cheetos.
BDC Representative
Brooke Marcinko
BDC Representative Raegan Faircloth
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Raegan Faircloth is from Eudora, KS and is a BDC Representative at Crown Automotive. Raegan enjoys cleaning, taking walks, and trying new things. She comes from a big family with 6 brothers, 1 sister, and 3 parents. If she could only eat one thing the rest of her life, it'd be steak. At karaoke nights, you'd find her singing "Sweet Caroline". If Raegan could spend the day with anyone, she would spend it with her father.
BDC Representative
Raegan Faircloth
Courtesy Shuttle Driver Fee Manshizadeh
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Courtesy Shuttle Driver
Fee Manshizadeh
Porter John Frazier
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John Frazier is a Porter at Crown Toyota. He is from Lawrence, KS. His favorite thing about working here is the people he works with. John is a big Wildcat fan and loves spending time with his grandkids. If he could spend the day with any famous person he would choose Dale Earnhardt Sr. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life he would choose lasagna.
Porter
John Frazier
Service Technician Darin  Mangan
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Darin Mangan is from Garden City, KS and is a Service Tech here at Crown Toyota. Honesty and customer satisfaction are his favorite things about Crown. Darin's favorite hobbies' are spending time with his daughter and Harley's. Fun fact about Darin is he still has the two cars he got in high school. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he'd choose Ronald Regan. His go-to karaoke song is "Fade to Black" by Metallica. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he would have a t-bone steak, loaded baked potato, salad, and iced tea.
Service Technician
Darin Mangan
Service Technician Darren Wibberding
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Darren Wibberding is from Kansas and is a Used Car Tech here at Crown. He is the grandfather to two amazing grandkids. Darren is a big fan of boating and spaghetti. At karaoke night, he'd sing "Turn the Page". If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his grandkids.
Service Technician
Darren Wibberding
Service Technician Gabe Jacobson
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Gabe Jacobson is a Service Technician in our Toyota Service Department. He is from Lawrence, KS. Working with good friends is his favorite thing about working here. He would describe Crown as a great place to buy a car or get your car serviced. Gabe is a big Notre Dame football fan. His favorite hobby is golf. If he could spend the day with any celebrity, he would choose Johnny Cash. At karaoke, he would sing "3 Little Pigs" by Green Jelly. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he would eat baby back ribs.
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Gabe Jacobson
Service Technician Jerad Canady
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Jerad Canady, from Phoenix, AZ, is a Service Technician here at Crown. He has a passion for cars and enjoys racing. He also enjoys skateboarding, playing video games, and spending time with family. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he'd choose jalapeno stuffed chicken with fried potatoes and onions. His go-to karaoke song would be "Guardian Angel" by Red Jumpsuit. If Jerad could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his mother.
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Jerad Canady
Service Technician Justin Duffy
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Justin Duffy, from Eudora, is an Express Technician here at Crown. He is a second generation mechanic who enjoys running, playing with his kids, and watching football. If he could only eat one meal for the rest of his life he'd choose steak and potatoes. Justin's go-to karaoke song is "Prisoner of the Highway." If he could spend one day with anyone, he'd spend it with Patrick Mahomes.
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Justin Duffy
Service Technician Marcos Guereca
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Marcos Guereca is a Service Technician for the Toyota Service Department. He is from Dodge City, KS and attended the Universal Technical Institute in Houston, TX. His favorite thing about Crown is the clean, climate controlled shop and the professional work environment. Marcos has a big auto passion and says cars are his life. His favorite hobby is auto racing. He'd spend the day with 2 Pac if given the chance. He would eat tacos the rest of his life if he had too and he'd sing "Ice Ice Baby" by Vanilla Ice at karaoke.
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Marcos Guereca
Service Technician Spencer  Hutchens
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Spencer Hutchens, from Lawrence KS, is a Service Technician is our Toyota Service Department. He attended Universal Technical Institute for 2 years. He enjoys working at Crown because he works with good friends. He'd describe Crown as very friendly with people who are easy to work with. Spencer's favorite hobby is pinewood derby. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he'd choose steak.
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Spencer Hutchens
Service Technician Thadd  Church
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Thadd Church is a Service Technician in our Toyota Service Department. He is originally form Des Moines, Iowa and attended Pitt State. His favorite thing about working here is the friendly people and would describe Crown as a very clean and friendly place to come for service or to buy a car. His favorite hobby is demolition derby. If he could spend the day with any famous person (living or dead), he would choose Abraham Lincoln. His favorite food is fried chicken and mashed taters.
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Thadd Church
Service Technician Will Henry
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Will Henry is a Service Technician for the Toyota Service Department. He is originally from Olathe, KS and studied automotive at PSU and in high school. His favorite thing about Crown is the friendly co-workers and easy going environment. He'd describe Crown as a clean and efficient, all around good business with a friendly staff. If he could, Will would spend the day with Seth Rogen. His favorite food is country fried steak and potatoes. His karaoke song of choice is "Carry On Wayward Son" by Kansas.
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Will Henry
Express Technician Andrew Gooding
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Andrew Gooding, originally from Williamsburg, KS, is an express technician here at Crown. His favorite thing about working here is the hour long lunch. He enjoys fishing and hanging out with friends. If he could spend the day with any famous person he would choose Crocodile Dundee. He'd sing "the Sound of Silence" at karaoke. If he had to choose one meal to eat the rest of his life he'd choose sandwiches.
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Andrew Gooding
Express Technician Angelo Greco
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Angelo Greco, from California, is an Express Technician here at Crown Toyota. Angelo loves to work on cars, go fishing and camping, and also enjoys spending time with his family. If he could only eat one meal for the rest of his life, he would eat pizza. His go to karaoke song is "Hard to Love." If he could spend one day with anyone, he would spend it with his mom.
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Angelo Greco
Express Technician Caden Bruns
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Caden Bruns, from Lawrence, is an Express Technician here at Crown Automotive. He enjoys bowling and riding dirt bikes. If he could only eat one meal for the rest of his life, he would eat a hamburger and fries. His go-to karaoke song is "God's Country." If Caden could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with his grandfather.
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Caden Bruns
Express Technician Daniel Slifer
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Daniel Slifer, from Lawrence, is an Express Technician here at Crown. He enjoys the outdoors, hunting and fishing. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life he'd choose steak and potatoes. Daniel's go-to song at karaoke night is "Friends in Low Places." If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with Ryan Upchurch.
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Daniel Slifer
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Joshua Kenworthy, from Rapid City, SD, is an Express Technician here at Crown. He is always willing to learn new things and enjoys drumming, music, baseball, and hockey. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he'd eat steak and mashed potatoes. Joshua's go-to karaoke song is "Never Let It Go." If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with Darrell Abbott.
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Joshua Kenworthy
Express Technician Lee Henshaw
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Lee Henshaw
Express Technician Richardson Chickaway
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Richardson Chickaway is from Mississippi and is a Lube Tech here at Crown. He is a helpful guy who enjoys spending time with his kids and family.
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Richardson Chickaway
Express Technician Zach Lentz
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Zach Lentz, from Tonganoxie, is an Express Technician here at Crown. He is a family man who enjoys hunting and fishing. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he'd choose pizza. Zach's go-to karaoke song is "Living on a Prayer." If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd choose to spend it with his grandma.
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Zach Lentz
Express Technician Ryan Truong
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Ryan Truong is an Express Technician for Crown. He is originally from Vietnam. His favorite thing about working for Crown is that everyone is willing to help each other. He would describe Crown as a great place to work and a great dealership. Ryan is a hard worker who likes to learn new things. His favorite hobby is cooking. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he'd choose Jackie Chan. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he would choose rice with chicken or beef steak.
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Ryan Truong
Express Technician Victor Ramirez
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Victor Ramirez is an Express Technician for the Crown Automotive Department. He is from Lawrence, KS and went to Johnson County Community College. He describes Crown as a place full of nice people who are eager to help. Victor enjoys the new challenges he faces everyday. While in high school Victor was a two-time state champ in cross country. His favorite hobby is watching/playing basketball and he'd spend the day with Shaquille O' Neal if he could. His favorite food is Lasagna and garlic bread. Victor would sing "Friends in Low Places" by Garth Brooks at karaoke.
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Victor Ramirez

Meet Our Body Shop Staff

Collision Center Manager Josh  McMinn
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Josh McMinn is the Manager in our Collision Center. He is from Burden, KS and attended KU and FHSU. His favorite thing about working here is his co-workers and helping customers with all their needs. He'd describe Crown as the best place to buy, repair, and service your vehicle. Josh's favorite hobbies are golfing and hanging out with friends. If he could spend the day with any famous person, he'd choose Tiger Woods. His go-to karaoke song is "Strawberry Wine" by Deana Carter. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he would choose steak.
Collision Center Manager
Josh McMinn
Estimator Justin Ross
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Justin Ross, from Baldwin City, KS, is a an Estimator in our Body Shop. He is a hard worker who enjoys golf and target shooting. If he had to eat the same meal the rest of his life, he would eat steak, potatoes, and mac & cheese. Justin would sing Strawberry Wine at karaoke night. If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd spend it with his daughter.
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Justin Ross
Body Shop Technician Alex Todd
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Alex Todd is a Body Shop Technician for Crown. He is from Ottawa, KS. His favorite hobby is riding horses and roping.
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Alex Todd
Body Shop Technician Chuck Wadkins
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Chuck Wadkins is a Body Shop Technician for Crown. He is from Ottawa, KS. His favorite thing about working for Crown is the people and friendly atmosphere. Chuck likes to go on long rides on his motorcycle. His favorite hobby is working on custom cars. If he could spend the day with any famous person (living or dead), he would choose Marilyn Monroe. At karaoke, Chuck would sing something from Montgomery Gentry or Trace Adkins. If he had to eat one meal the rest of his life, he'd strategically choose pizza because of the many different varieties.
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Chuck Wadkins
Body Shop Technician Hannah Quinteros
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Hannah Quinteros is from Lawrence, KS, and is a Body Shop Technician at Crown. Hannah has a 4 year old daughter and enjoys golf and gardening. If she had to eat the same meal forever, she'd eat mexican - all of it. If she could spend the day with anyone, she'd spend it with Bob Marley.
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Hannah Quinteros
Body Shop Technician Jon  Logan
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Jon Logan is a Body Shop Technician in our Toyota Body Shop. He is from Tonganoxie, KS and attended NEKA Vo-Tech. His favorite hobby is riding his ATVs and spending time with his granddaughter.
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Jon Logan
Body Shop Technician Shane  Megaro
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Shane Megaro, from New Jersey, is a Body Shop Technician here at Crown. He enjoys painting and loves cars, antiques, and auctions. If he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, he'd choose ice cream. Shane unfortunately wouldn't sing at karaoke night. If he could spend the day with anyone, he'd choose Martin Luther King.
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Shane Megaro
Porter Josh  Patrick
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Josh Patrick, from Shawnee, KS, is a Porter here at Crown Toyota. Josh enjoys playing tuba and hanging out with friends. At karaoke nights, Josh would sing a Journey song. If he had to eat the same meal the rest of his life, he'd eat country fried steak with mashed potatoes. If he could spend the day with anyone, he would spend it with his great grandpa.
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Josh Patrick

Our Location

Crown Toyota Of Lawrence
3430 Iowa Street
Lawrence, KS 66046

Sales: 785-312-3803
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I really appreciate Myk Barta's help in my purchase of a Toyota. The buying process is seamless and the service is professional. I would definitely like to recommend my friends and relatives to this dealership. Thank you Crown Toyota.

- Fan X., YELP

Bought a 2017 Nissan Rogue SL from this dealership; Pete James really did a good job of setting the car up for a test drive on short notice and making the actual purchase process comfortable. He and Kristen Efurd gave some really helpful answers over email in the days after the sale, and I also had...

- C H., YELP

Went to to begin the process of getting into another lease since my current was coming to an end. Had no intentions on getting into a new car that day, but couldn't pass up what Zack Krishtalka (sales consultant) was offering. He listened to what I needed and wanted and was able to make a deal....

- Tyler B., YELP

I had the best car buying experience ever when I purchased a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze from Chris Cantwell! Chris provided a first-rate experience, he was professional and polite, he listened to me, he was very attentive to my needs, he was well-versed, and I didn't feel pressured or rushed. He made...

- Ct H., YELP

I had a great car buying experience (that doesn’t happen often).. I purchased a used Tundra. I could see that they already had the car reasonably priced, and were transparent regarding their pricing when I asked further details. Chris Cantwell was my consultant and was very knowledgeable and...

- john iliff, GOOGLE

Was looking to get the best deal I could find on a 2019 Jetta R Line as part of the model year end closeout sale. Happy to say that Jadyn Anderson was able to get me into not just a great vehicle, but an upgraded vehicle at the exact price point that I could pay. I never imagined I’d score such a...

- Ben W, GOOGLE

My family and I have been doing business with Crown Toyota for over 20 years. We recently bought a used Sienna and couldn't be happier. Tristan, Zac and Randy always take great care of us. I always recommend them to people looking for a new or good preowned Toyota.

- Josh Baldwin, GOOGLE

I bought my used 2014 F-150 from here a few months ago. I payed in cash and they had no problem with that. They were flexible with the price and I got a fair deal. I was impressed as well with their thorough vehicle Inspection process and the friendliness of my sales rep. I was unimpressed with the...

- Matthew J., YELP

Bought a vehicle from them on Valentine's Day. My salesman was David Stewart and I cannot recommend him enough! This was my first time buying from an actual dealer and he and the entire crown staff made the process easy and stress free. This is the BEST place to buy a car from! They are fair, kind,...

- Lexie S., YELP

Recently bought a Toyota RAV4 XSE from Justin at this location. Super nice guy. Low pressure, which we appreciated! The experience was much better than anticipated. He even took the time to show us all the features, and scheduled our first maintenance appointment. Very convenient.

- Jonathan G., YELP

Recently purchased a 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport from Crown Toyota in Lawrence. Discovered them after researching available inventory across several different states. The communication process was performed entirely over e-mail/phone with Pete, as I am located 2.5 hours away. Simple and...

- Kelly Kemnitz, GOOGLE

Recently purchased a 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport from Crown Toyota in Lawrence. Discovered them after researching available inventory across several different states. The communication process was performed entirely over e-mail/phone with Pete, as I am located 2.5 hours away. Simple and...

- Kelly K., YELP

Just had a very pleasant experience with a car purchase at Crown Toyota. Our sales person, David Stewart, did a great job of meeting our needs. We will look to him for future purchases.

- Robbin Kerth, FACEBOOK

My 3rd vehicle from them and I drive all the way from KC. They are probably one of the fewer car dealerships that are still being honest with their customers and do business with integrity in mind. I understand profit comes first but at the same time honesty can be part of it as well.

- J Y, GOOGLE

I would give it a 10 if the ratings were higher. KEY WORDS: AMAZING customer service, respect women, budget friendly, honest, good communicators, clean and comfortable waiting area. CROWN TOYOTA in Lawrence, KS has my business for life! You should give them your business too! *** Ever worry if you...

- Deana Krueger, GOOGLE

I walked out of one dealership and spoke with a couple of others before calling Josh Abel, who was referred to me by a family member. It was important to me to feel like I was giving my business to an honest, trustworthy person and Josh definitely fit that description! There was no BS (which led to...

- Megan Handley, GOOGLE

Best service ever! I bought both of my babies here and the service deptartment has always been amazing. Anthony has always been polite and goes above and beyond with his service!

- Lacey Hurrelbrink, GOOGLE

10 stars if I could. Tristan Bland , amazing. By far the best car buying experience ever. Will only deal with crown Toyota in the future

- Daryl Ralph, GOOGLE

I bought my new Camry here and had a great experience. Pete, Jamie, and Kelly, are all professional and helpful both over the phone and face-to-face. The entire process is very efficient and warm. I will come back if I need to buy another Toyota in the future. A suggestion for buyers: year-end...

- Ed D., YELP

I had a wonderful experience working with Jadyn Anderson, highly recommend!

- Chilsea Burgen, GOOGLE

I would highly recommend working with Kelly Glaze. He got me a great deal on a new car and was very honest and helpful throughout the process. Ask for Kelly, he is a great guy.

- Braedon Morrison, GOOGLE

Crown Toyota is first-class!! My wife and I just purchased a Rav4 with the assistance of Pete James, our super helpful and knowledgeable salesperson. We've purchased several Toyota vehicles through the years from Crown and have never, ever had a negative experience compared to some Kansas City area...

- Scott Wenzel, GOOGLE

After a bad experience at another Toyota dealer, Crown Toyota was a breath of fresh air! Even though they didn’t have the vehicle we wanted on the lot they made it happen that day. We are now the proud owners of a Sequoia TRD Pro! Our salesman Joe H. was wonderful, along with everyone else we...

- Christina Allen, GOOGLE

The staff was very helpful and ensured that I was able to get the perfect vehicle to fit my needs. Overall I’ve had a very positive experience at Crown Toyota.

- Marissa Fahrig, GOOGLE

Most people immediately discount the Generation Z employees in today’s workforce. The negative connotations that come with being in that age range are often very true. Well, I am proud to say that I have found the ultimate exception to that rule. Crown Toyota in Lawrence Kansas has broke the...

- Justin Smith, GOOGLE

The best dealership in all Kansas and nearby MO area. This is my 2nd purchase of sedan, and they have never disappointed. Joe Higdon is the calmest, professional and all in all a wonderful person that I will recommend anyone who needs to buy a new car.

- skhalil, MERCHANTCIRCLE

The best dealership in all Kansas and nearby MO area. This is my 2nd purchase of sedan, and they have never disappointed. Joe Higdon is the calmest, professional and wonderful person that I will recommend all to contact whenever you need to buy a new car.

- Sadia K., YELP

I would just like to follow up on my recent trade experience at Crown in Lawrence. It was very good and Zack , Chase, Brent did everything to make it a good experience. I have confidence in the next step which is the service part now. Thanks to all.

- Larry E., YELP

Jamie Engnehl, My family and I would like to thank you personally for all your help in picking out a new Toyota Tundra. I know it was a long process, but you stuck with us till our final decision. We want to thank you for your professionalism through the whole proces, but most of all, making us...

- ampalx taco2tundra, GOOGLE

Josh at Crown Toyota was super helpful and friendly during my process of buying a car. Never felt any pressure, no aggressive sales techniques, just a good overall experience. Wasn't what I was expecting when I started car shopping. He got me into a great car that I am very happy with, for a very...

- Josiah S, GOOGLE

Adam at the service department was great!

- desertrose129 Kazi, GOOGLE

I knew what I was after and Nile was easy to work with. I did my research before hand but Nile pulled up KBB and let me see the trade in value. Super easy and no pressure. Best part is the paper work was handled by Hawkeye himself (Chris) :)

- Jon, CARGURUS
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