Our Staff


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  • Libby Rudig
    Customer Relations

    Libby has been with our dealership since September 2008. She handles security and owner therapy. She works long hours but takes time out of her busy day to go for a run with Mark on the Segway when the weather permits.

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  • Mark Rudig
    Dealer
    (608) 562-3100

    Mark has been in the auto business in Juneau County for 38 years. For 22 years he was the owner of Mark Rudig Chevrolet - Buick - Pontiac in Mauston. He built our current dealership in 2004.

    Mark has served on many community and civic organizations and participated in many events. Even in today's world of "high tech", he lives by the dealership's motto that Community Counts!

    Mark believes every day is a blessing, full of opportunity and states, "Any success that I have is because I have a tremendous wife and family, I surround myself with great associates and my dog, Libby, keeps me grounded".

    Mark married Lynn in 2004, they have five children, Kristin (Christopher), Kory (Jane), Christopher (Connie), Ryan (Meagan), Terry, and seven grandchildren.

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  • Bobbi Southworth
    General Manager and Co-Owner
    (608) 562-3100

    Bobbi has been with our dealership since February 2005 and became a Co-Owner in January of 2012.

    She enjoys horses, photography, and spending time with her family. She has a husband, Robert, a step-son, Bryant, and a daughter, Jena. Bobbi has four horses and a dog named Kramer.

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  • Jordan Schmidt
    Sales Manager
    (608) 562-3100

    Jordan has been with Rudig Jensen since 2011. He has his B.S. in Business Administration / Finance. Jordan is a huge Packer fan and also enjoys fishing. He and his wife, Kara, have 2 children.

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  • Dan Olson
    Assistant Sales Manager
    (608) 562-3100

    Dan has been with our dealership since 2003. He has extensive Ford and Chrylser Sales Certifications. He also has 15 previous years in the automotive industry.

    Dan enjoys fishing, camping and motorcycling. He and his wife Birgit have eight children, eight grandchildren and a dog named Toby.

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  • Derek Nelson
    Sales & Lease Consultant
    (608) 562-3100

    Derek has been with our dealership since 2008. He has worked on and been around cars and trucks most of his life. Derek has been our Salesperson of the Month multiple times.

    He enjoys four wheeling, snowmobiling, racing, camping and working on old trucks. He also enjoys taking his dog, "Dodge Ram", to the lake and spending time with his wife Jessie and their two children Jossalyn and Dalton. 

    Derek plans to be in our community selling cars for the rest of his life and hopes to someday own his own dealership!

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  • Dave Trute
    Sales & Lease Consultant
    (608) 562-3100

    Dave has been with our dealership since June 2011. He has 14 years prior sales experience. Dave was born right here in New Lisbon and graduated from Mauston High School in 1998. He then went on to earn his Degree in Police Science.

    Dave enjoys racing his race cars, in which he picked up his 7th track championship and won the Great Northern Sportsman Series Oktoberfest in 2014. He also enjoys snowmobiling and spending time with his girlfriend Jess and her daughter Brooklyn.

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  • Tim Benson
    Sales & Lease Consultant
    (608) 562-3100

    Tim has been a hard working member of the Rudig Jensen team since 1999. He has ongoing training for Ford and Chrysler and is an honorary member of the Mauston FFA.


    Tim is is also a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church in Mauston and the Mauston Community Band. In his free time he likes to fish, hunt, geocache, kayak, photography and many other outdoor activities.
    Tim is married to his wife Sheri of 35 years. They have 3 adult children, Mark, Kirk and Erik.

    Tim says "I enjoy working with people. I appreciate every opportunity to earn your business." 

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  • Michael Crapser
    Sales & Lease Consultant
    608-562-3100

    After moving back to the area from Madison, WI, Michael joined the sales team in July 2017. He enjoys spending his free time with his friends and family, and his girlfriend and their new puppy, Asher. His hobbies are powerlifting, bodybuilding, and anything fitness/nutrition related.

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  • Sarah Messer
    Business Manager
    (608) 562-3100

    Sarah joins us with a degree in Business Finance and Management. Sarah is active in our community. She is Vice President of the Mauston Chamber of Commerce, a board member of the Mauston Golden Eagles Booster Club, and a member of Mauston Toys for Joy.


    Sarah is married to Justin and they have three boys Kason, Briar, and Boden. They have two dogs Remi and Berkley. Sarah enjoys hunting, fishing, spending time with friends & family, and shopping.

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  • Tiffany Anderson
    Marketing/F&I
    608-562-3100

    Tiffany joins us with an Associates Degree in Human Resources and has 10 years of Marketing experience. Tiffany grew up in New Lisbon and is an active member of the community.


    Tiffany has three daughters, Madalyn, Greta, and Malena. She enjoys photography, spending time at the beach, and time with her family and friends.

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  • Melissa Strait
    Accounts Manager
    (608) 562-3100

    Melissa has been with our dealership since 2004 and has completed her Associates Degrees in Office Assistant and Finance. 


    Melissa is married to Andrew, has a son name Gavin and a dog named Darius. Melissa enjoys spending time with family, camping, fishing, shopping, and four wheeling.


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  • Katie Holm
    Customer Relations Manager
    (608) 562-3100

    Katie has been with our dealership since July 2010. She graduated from Western Technical College with an Associate's Degree for Administrative Professional in 2010.

    Katie is married to Chad, has one step-daughter Stephanie, a son Kyle, and a daughter Katlyn. Together their family has three cats; Friday, Moby, and Deucey; and two dogs, Paco and Stella.

    She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, shopping, and riding her motorcycle.

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  • Gina Krupa
    Receptionist - Executive Assistant
    (608) 562-3100

    Gina has been with our dealership and greeting our customers since 2012.


    Gina enjoys cooking and taking pictures. She has four children, Andrew, Adam, Jacob, and Taylor... and a dog Bucky.

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  • Jena Southworth
    Receptionists
    (608) 562-3100

    Jena is involved in the FFA, Community band, Red Ridge Ranch & Rodeo. She enjoys riding horses and drawing. She has 1 dog and 6 horses!

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  • Shawn Dutton
    Co-Director of Fixed Operations
    (608) 562-3100

    Shawn has been with our dealership since 2009. He is factory trained with 12 years prior automotive experience.

    Shawn enjoys hunting and fishing. He and his wife Jean have 3 children.

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  • Brian Nelson
    Co-Director of Fixed Operations
    (608) 562-3100

    Brian has been with our dealership since 2010, has factory training and owned his own shop for 12 years.

    He enjoys stock car racing and snowmobiling. He and his wife Jody have three children, Jennifer, Andrew, and Emily, and three dogs, Scout, Budde, and RTC.

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  • Mike Wyss
    Parts/Servcie
    (608) 562-3100

    Mike has been with Rudig Jensen since 1999 and since then has worn several hats within the company. He has been in the car business since the age of 18 and has a list of certificates and has achieved many awards!

    Mike enjoys hunting and fishing, along with anything that has to do with the outdoors. He and his wife Peggy, not only have 2 children, Nick & Chad along with their granddaughters , Lucie and Lilley, but they also raise English Setters! On top of that, Mike and Peggy run the Juneau County dog shelter.

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  • Harley Weiland
    Parts Manager

    Harley has been with our dealership since 2002. He is Chrysler and Ford Certified and has 13 years previous experience in truck service.

    He is a member of the New Lisbon Sports Club and the Camp Douglas Sports Club. Harley enjoys camping, hunting and trapshooting.

    Harley has two children, Marta and Mitch.

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  • Rich Roberts
    Parts Manager
    (608) 562-3100


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  • Mark Benson
    Assistant Parts Manager
    (608) 562-3100

    Mark has been with our dealership since 2001. He has a Technical Diploma for Automotive Repair from Western Technical College.

    When mark is not hard at work he likes to spend time outdoors hunting and fishing.

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  • Terry Luke
    ASE & Ford Senior Master Certified Technician
    (608) 562-3100

    Terry has been with our dealership since 1999.  He is an ASE Master Technician, ASE Advanced Specialist, a Ford Senior Master Technician, and a Ford Master Diesel Technician.

    Terry is a member of Wisconsin Bear Hunters and also enjoys snowmobiling and motorcycling. He and his wife Jennifer have two children, Kailey and Cody. Terry also has a dog named Hunter.

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  • Duane Garman
    ASE & Chrysler Master Certified Technician
    (608) 562-3100

    Duane has been with our dealership since December 1999. He has held ASE and Chrysler Master Certifications for over 25 years. Duane has worked in the automotive industry since 1977.

    He enjoys golf, bowling, travel, and sports. He is married to Kim and has two children, Tyler and Lacy, and a Yellow Lab named Tucker.

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  • Joe Willard
    Automotive Technician
    (608) 562-3100

    Joe has been with the Rudig Jensen family since 2010. He and his wife Tracy have 3 children; 1 girl, Alayna, and 2 boys Ben & Josh.

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  • Scott Sawyer
    Automotive Technician
    (608) 562-3100

    Scott has been with our dealership since 2010 and has Ford training.

    He is married and has three children, Reid, Ryan, and Olivia.

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  • Ben Bradley
    Automotive Technician
    (608) 562-3100

    Ben has been with our dealership since November 2010. He previously worked at Exhaust Pro's in Tomah, Meadow Valley Outfitters and was employed at Premier in West Salem for many years. Ben is familiar with and has experience with Asian and European imports.


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  • Aaron Volk
    Automotive Technician
    608-562-3100


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  • Lucas Maki
    Detailer
    (608) 562-3100

    Lucas has been with Rudig Jensen since December of 2015. He enjoys hunting and fishing. Lucas has a son named Evan.

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  • Chris Engel
    Detailer
    (608) 562-3100

    Chris has been a proud member of the Rudig Jensen team since 2015.


    He enjoys fishing, sports, watching UFC and spending time with friends and family.
    Chris has one loyal German Shepherd named Jackson.

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  • Tim Bowen
    Quick Lube Manager
    (608) 562-3100

    Tim has been with our dealership since 2010.

    He enjoys outdoor sports.

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  • Bryant Southworth
    Quick Lube Technician
    (608) 562-3100

    Bryant has worked in the Automotive industry since 2004 and has been with Rudig Jensen since 2012.


    Bryant enjoys bowling, golfing, outdoor sporting events, and video games. He has three pet cats named Andre, Misty, and Destiny.

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  • Tom Youngs
    Quick Lube
    (608) 562-3100

    Tom has been with Rudig Jensen since 2008 and has earned his certification as Quick Lube Technician. He loves to work on cars! He and his wife Celest have 1 daughter Kelsey and a ton of pets!

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  • Shawn Klapps
    Quick Lube Technician


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  • Louie Perz
    Driver

    Louie has been with our dealership since 1995. He has received more than one ATA Safe Driving award.

    Louie is married to Darlene and they have four children, Kim, Ed, Charles, and Kelly. Louie enjoys fishing for a hobby. He also has a cat named Budds.

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  • Darlene Perz
    Driver

    Darlene has been with our dealership since 1998.

    Darlene is married to Louie and together they have a cat named Buddy and four children, Kim, Ed, Charlie, and Kelli. Darlene enjoys fishing and bead work.

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  • Kim Perz
    ABRA Body Shop General Manager
    (608) 562-6500

    Kim has been with us since September of 2013. She is ICAR Platinum, Abra LMS-CE, and Ford Aluminum certified. Kim has over 17 years of experience in running day-to-day operations, negotiating with insurance companies for agreed repair prices, payroll, and first class customer communication and service!

    As a "Jack of all trades", she received an Presidents Achievement Award during her first year with ABRA. She ran against 54 franchise stores and tied for 6th place! What a comfort to know that such an outstanding individual is in charge of your vehicle's auto body needs! Kim says, "I am a servant to good customer service. I put their needs above mine!".

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  • Jason Mikels
    ABRA Estimator
    (608) 562-3100

    Jason has been a member of the Rudig Jensen team since 2016.

    He has 20 years of experience in the automotive industry.

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  • Anna Volk
    Customer Service Representative
    608-562-6500


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  • Andrew LaPorte
    ABRA Paint Technician
    (608) 562-6500

    Andy has been with us since 2014. He is ICAR certified and has been in the field for over 12 years. He loves older cars and Mac semis!

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  • Derek Doller
    ABRA Body Technician
    (608) 562-6500


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  • Bradley Solinski
    ABRA Body Tech Assistant
    (608) 562-3100

    Bradley has been with our dealership since early 2014. He has grown up around cars and has a passion for them, as well as four wheeling, motorcycles, video games, and sky diving! Bradley has 2 dogs, Chazz & Zanna, and 1 cat, Charlie.

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