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  • 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.

  • Kyle Bauer, General Manager

  • 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.

  • Dave Rehm, Sales Consultant

    Dave is a sales consultant with over 46 years experience in the automotive industry. Dave graduated from Iowa Central Community College with a degree in elevator & farm supply management. He has been married to his wife Mary Jo for 38 years and they have two sons, Eric and Brian. They have three grandchildren, Amelia, Breya, and Ryker. In his free time he enjoys cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes, riding bicycle trails with Mary Jo and the grandkids, golf, and spending time with family.

  • Caylor, Sales Consultant

  • 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.

  • Brian Brincks, Parts Manager

    Brian is a Ford Master Certified parts manager and has 31 years of automotive parts experience with 27 of those years with Ford. He has been married to his wife Suzy for 25 years and they have a son named Cade. In his free time he likes to hunt, fish, ride horses and spend time with his family.

  • Ron VanScoy, Service Manager

    Ron has over 18 years experience in the Automotive Industry. He has 2 children and 4 grandchildren. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, watching the Iowa State Cyclones, helping others, and sharing Faith, Hope, & Love.

  • Donna Snyder, Service Advisor

    Donna is an Iowa native and currently resides on an acreage north of Carroll. She comes to us with 26 years of automotive experience. Her husband of 10 years is Jim Snyder and between the two of them they have six children and six grandchildren. When you don't see her at New Way Ford you can usually find her immersed in any one of her DIY projects on the acreage. She also loves bicycling, gardening, and traveling, but most of all she loves spending time with friends and family and spoiling her grandkids.

  • 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.

  • Don Schieffer, Detail

    Don has over 15 years experience in vehicle detailing. He has three daughters. In his free time he enjoys fishing, playing tennis, and spending time with family.

  • Jake Koester, Detailer