Scott Peterson Motors of Sturgis Staff Sturgis, SD

Here are a few of our courteous and professional team members. You may contact them directly by clicking on one of the email links listed with each name. If you do not see who you are looking for, please call us and we will make sure he/she gets your message. 

We're always looking to have the best as part of our Team. Submit an application by clicking here and one of our managers will get in contact with you.

Thank you for visiting our website. We look forward to hearing from you!

Executive Team

  • Scott Peterson


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  • Susan Peterson

    Vice President

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  • Jim O'Byrne

    General Manager

    Jim enjoys spending time with his wife Rhonda. When not working, he is busy chasing his kids, Josh and Jake.

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Sales Team

  • Tom Mahrer

    Store Manager

    Tom is an avid hunter. He also enjoys playing golf and spending time with his grandchildren.

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  • Tim Kugler

    Sales Manager

    Tim loves being outdoors offroading and riding motorcycles.

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  • AJ Johnson

    Internet Sales Manager

    AJ spent his younger years around all types of vehicles in his father's auto business. He enjoys meeting new people everyday through the internet. When not at his desk, he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, boating, playing pool, and playing sports.

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  • John Perkovich

    Sales Professional

    John loves the outdoors and helping others.

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  • Christian Avery

    Sales Professional

    Christian enjoys hunting and is excited to be a part of the team.

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  • Rick Griffith

    Sales Professional

    Rick has over 30 years of sales experience. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing music.

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  • Joel Kisor

    Sales Professional

    Joel has a wealth of knowledge about Ford vehicles. He enjoys riding his vintage Indian motorcycle and hunting.

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  • Laura Lawless

    Sales Professional

    Laura is a retired Denver Metro police officer. She also has many years of experience in the car industry. 

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  • Justin Jensen

    Business Manager

    Justin is a huge football fan. He also enjoys working out. 

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Service Team
  • Kevin Lemcke

    Service Manager

    Kevin enjoys hiking and spending time with his family. He also teaches youth Jiu Jitsu.

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  • Paul Broderick

    Master Service Writer

    Paul is a family man who enjoys his 5 children, bowling, and hunting.

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  • Brandan VanGenderen

    Service Writer

    Brandan is a member of the Sturgis Mustang Club. He enjoys the company of his wife and 3 boys.

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  • Jake Terpening

    Senior Master Certified Tech

    Jake is truly a family man. He loves spending time doing all activities with his family.

  • Wayne Patterson

    Senior Master Certified Tech

    Wayne has been a Ford Senior Master Technician since 2006. He and his wife Kelly live near Sturgis on a small ranch. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and ranching.

  • Timothy Vasquez

    Master Certified Tech

    Tim enjoys going on car cruises around the Black Hills. He also spends time outdoors hunting and fishing.

  • John Wagner


    John loves cruising around the Black Hills. He also likes Mustangs.

  • Aaron Blankenship


    Aaron loves camping, 4 wheeling, and being outdoors. He also plays guitar, sings, and makes music. 

  • Garrett Siler


    Garrett is a car enthusiast and loves the outdoors.

Express Lube Team
  • Mark Stiff Arm

    Mark is a Mustang enthusiast. He enjoys driving around and experiencing new adventures. 

Detail Team
  • Dennis Brenon

    Dennis enjoys fast cars and motorcycles.

Parts Team
  • Ryan Keller

    Parts Manager

    Ryan has worked in Parts for over 2 decades and he enjoys his work very much. He spends his free time with family and in the great outdoors.

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  • Jay Jarvi

    Jay grew up on a dairy farm just outside Belle Fourche. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, riding motorcycles, and being outdoors. Jay takes pride in providing the parts and accessories customers need.

Business Department
  • Chris Peterson

    Chris loves to golf and spend time with her grandchildren.

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  • Dorothy Aker

    Dorothy and her husband Ken live 3 miles north of Sturgis on a small ranchette. They have 4 grandchildren. Dorothy enjoys reading, growing plants and flowers, and shopping for shoes.

  • Tina Weisz

    Tina enjoys rides on motorcycles and in side by sides. She also has 2 grandchildren.

  • Tasha Smith

    Tasha thoroughly enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, hunting, and cheering for her Raiders.