30711 Highway 141
Directions Coon Rapids, IA 50058

  • Sales: (888) 445-9557
  • Service: (866) 930-4707
  • Parts: (877) 457-7317

"Driving The Difference"


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Michael B McLaughlin, CEO

    Mike is a native Iowan and strives with helping people, both employees and customers, achieve a better way of life.

    His leadership, organizational, operational, marketing and sales skills has grown McLaughlin Family Companies of which New Way Ford is part, from 50 employees in 1992 when he joined his father, John, in the company, to over 340 employees. He has proven his ability to acquire, integrate, and turn companies around with 9 acquisitions of either bankrupt or under-performing entities.

    His drive and ability to cut cost and streamline has outpaced competitors, maximized market share, and driven returns to record highs.

    Mike is a strong community supporter and involved as a volunteer and sponsor of over 30 local community and more than 10 National service programs.

  • John H. McLaughlin, President

    As the CEO of McLaughlin Family Companies, of which New Way Ford is a newer acquisition, John is responsible for running all facets of the businesses. John grew up on an Iowa farm, graduated from Coon Rapids High School and Iowa State University. His first career was in radio and television broadcasting, but his Iowa roots and strong Midwest values eventually brought him back home.

    John applies Christian principles to business. One principle he actively pursues is giving back to the community and the world. This applies both financially and with his time. This has led John to volunteer his talents and skills in over 30 countries on short term mission trips including teaching business ethics in the former Soviet Union countries, as well as contributing to major mission projects in Haiti and elsewhere. John's faith is at the heart of who he is. His businesses have been built on his philosophy of what he calls the 5 "P's": People, Product, Principles, Persistence, and Prayer.

    To learn more about the organizations that John is personally involved in, please see the following links.

  • Steve Goetsch, Chief Operating Officer

    Steve recently joined McLaughlin Family Companies as the Chief Operating Officer. Even though Steve just joined the family businesses, he has been a member of the family for 30 years. Steve married Kim McLaughlin in 1986 and together have 3 children. Two that are in college and one that is currently in grad school. Steve and Kim enjoy visiting their kids, road biking, kayaking, and other outdoor activities. 

    Steve has spent most of the past 30 years in Healthcare Finance. The last 22 years as CFO of a 500+ Physician Group, and in addition, for the last 18 months was the CFO for a 500+ Hospital also.

  • Mike McLaughlin Jr, Sales Consultant

    Mike McLaughlin Jr is a Sales Consultant with 4 years experience in the automotive industry. Mike Jr graduated from Carroll high school in 2009 and went to DMACC Carroll campus for business administration. In his free time, Mike enjoys spending time with his son, and being outdoors.

  • Lisa Beyerink, Director of Business Operations

    Lisa is a General Manager with 14 years of experience in the automotive industry. Married for 22 years to her husband Brett, they have three boys, Jon, Zach and Nate. In her free time, Lisa enjoys going to all of her kids' activities, reading, fishing while reading (while still catching the biggest fish!), and spending time with family and friends.

  • Nathan McAlister, Sales Manager

    Nathan is a Sales Manager with over 18 years experience in the automotive industry. He is married to his wife Alicia and they have a son, Mac, and twin daughters, Bristol and Braelynn. In his free time, Nathan enjoys camping and spending time with family and friends.

  • Mike Deeth, Sales Consultant

    Mike is a Sales Consultant with over 29 years of experience in sales and marketing. Married for 35 years to his wife Patty, they have three children, Ashley, Bryce & Caylor. In his free time, Mike enjoys golfing and tinkering with classic cars.

  • Steve Palmer, Finance Manager

    Steve is a Finance Manager with 19 years of financing experience. In his free time, Steve enjoys spending time with family and friends.

  • Marchelle Kots, Accountant

    Marchelle is an Accountant with 15 years of experience in both the public and private accounting sectors.  Married to her husband Mike for 27 years and they have two boys.  Marchelle is on the Board of Directors of REAL 102.1 FM Christian Radio Station that broadcasts contemporary Christian music in Carroll and the surrounding communities.  Marchelle enjoys playing board games or cards with family and friends, enjoys gardening and going cruzin' in their 1968 Ford Mustang.

  • Laura Hachmeister, Office Clerk

    Laura is a Office Clerk with 8 years of office experience. Married for 34 years to her husband Jeff, they have two sons, and one grandchild. In her free time, Laura enjoys spending time outdoors, walking her dogs, gardening, going golfing, and boating. Laura's most important time is when she can be with her family and friends.

  • Roger Tapps, Service Manager

    Roger is a Service Manager with over 43 years experience in the service industry. Married for 37 years to his wife Michelle, they have four children, and four grandchildren. In his free time, Roger enjoys golfing and spending time with his family.

  • Bailey Vonnahme, Internet Specialist

    Bailey is an Internet Specialist. In her free time, Bailey enjoys hunting, playing (not watching) sports, reading, and experiencing nature.

  • Dale Meiners, Senior Master Certified Technician

    Dale is a Master Certified Technician with 37 years of experience. He has been married to his wife Mary for 26 years and they have two children. In his free time, Dale enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as camping.

  • Roger Doty, Technician

    Roger is a Technician with 25 years service experience. He has been married to his wife Tiffany for 13 years and between them they have seven kids. In his free time, Roger enjoys metal detecting, building and fabricating wood and metal, fishing, and restoring old vehicles and tractors. Roger also enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

  • Brian Reineke, Lube Technician

    Brian is a Lube Technician with 20 years experience. He enjoys watching and going to NASCAR races, as well as going fishing with his father.

  • Chris Howard, Senior Master Certified Technician

    Chris is a Certified Technician with 13 years of experience. He enjoys spending time with his girlfriend Heather, and his family and friends. In his spare time, Chris works on Figure 8 race cars, and projects in his shop.