Our Staff


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  • Libby Rudig
    Customer Relations, Security and Owner Therapy

    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 41 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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  • Kramer Southworth
    Customer Relations

    Kramer is one of our dogs who helps out at the dealership. He has completed puppy training and loves keeping his co-workers company. Going fishing, playing with friends, running, and taking car rides are all things he enjoys doing when not working. He also has a girlfriend named Anya who frequently visits him at work.

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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
    General 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 3 children.

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  • Andrew Bonnett
    Sales Manager
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    Andrew started at Rudig Jensen in the year 2019. He has had prior experience in the car business since 2013.

    When not at work he enjoys going to Lake Red Stone and riding his motorcycle. He has a wife named Maria and a daughter named Victoria along with his dog Twinkle and cat Coco.

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  • Dan Olson
    Assistant Sales Manager/Sales & Lease Consultant
    (608) 562-3100

    Dan has been with our dealership since 2003. He has extensive Ford and Chrysler 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, ten grandchildren and a dog named Toby.

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  • Lisa Dahl
    Sales & Marketing
    (608)-562-3100

    Lisa started at Rudig Jensen in 2019. She has been in the car business most of her life.

    In her free time Lisa likes showing horses, she is a national and world champion. Other things she enjoys are participating in the New Lisbon Chamber of Commerce Board as their Treasurer. She has one son named Trenton, a Chihuahua named Jose, an Australian Shepard named Mabel, and a miniature horse named Snap.

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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, "Willie", 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 13th track championship and won the Great Northern Sportsman Series Oktoberfest in 2014. He also enjoys snowmobiling.

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  • Jason Klapps
    Sales & Lease Consultant

    Jason joined our sales team in 2018. He enjoys watching sports, specifically the Brewers, Badgers, Bucks and Packers and spending time with his family. He is married to his wife Erin and they have two children, Nolan and Whitney.

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  • Brad Culpitt
    Sales & Lease Consultant
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  • Sarah Messer
    Finance
    (608) 562-3100

    Sarah joins us with a degree in Business Finance and Management. 


    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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  • Danielle Barnhart
    Finance
    608-562-3100

    Danielle joined our team in January of 2018. She brings with her experience in graphic design and has recently completed her Business Management Associate degree. 


    Danielle has two pets, Kenai, and Tiny. 
    She enjoys boating, hunting, and spending 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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  • Katelyn Schendel
    Accounting Assistant
    608.562.3100

    Katelyn joined our Accounting team in July of 2018. Katelyn enjoys riding horses, attending concerts, spending time with family and friends. She has three French Bulldogs, Kaia, Harley and Lagatha. 


    Katelyn is currently attending Western Technical College for her Accounting Degree. 

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  • Maddi Hansen
    Business Development
    608-562-3100

    Maddi started at Rudig Jensen in 2019. She enjoys playing the piano, swimming, riding her 4-wheelers, fishing, and spending time with her friends and family. She has a cat named Dutch.

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  • Tangie Schendel
    Marketing
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    Tangie started at Rudig Jensen in 2019. On her own time she enjoys riding horses, reading, and social media marketing for her own business. She has four dogs and six horses.

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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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  • Ariana Bilz
    Receptionist

    Ariana joined our team in 2019. She enjoys watching movies, spending time with friends, snowmobiling with friends and family, hunting, fishing,and shopping. 

    She has two kittens, Rose and Otis.

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  • Niah Ingraham
    Receptionist

    Niah started at Rudig Jensen in 2018. Some hobbies she enjoys are playing the piano, public speaking, and acting. She is in the Blackhawk 4-H Club and Church Youth Group.

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  • Mark Wermeling
    Service, Parts, Quick Lube Director
    (608) 562-3100

    Mark started at Rudig Jensen in 2019. He has been in the automotive field since 1986 when he was in the U.S. Army. He has received the Platinum Award for Car Quest/Advanced Auto 2 years in a row!


    Mark and his wife Erin have three children, Michael, Benjamin, and Thomas. They also have two dogs, two cats, ducks, chickens, and pigs. In his free time Mark enjoys hunting, fishing, and target shooting.

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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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  • Clayton Vonmoos
    Service Advisor
    608-562-3100

    Clayton started at Rudig Jensen in the year 2019. He is ASE Certified, and has training with Network Programming, and Module Diagnostics. Before he started at Rudig Jensen he was a Technician at a shop for five years.

    In his free time Clayton enjoys Motocross, fishing, and drone racing. He is currently engaged and has three cats and three dogs.

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  • Chase Jacobson
    Service Advisor

    Chase started at Rudig Jensen in the year 2019. He enjoys fishing, hunting, being outside, and working on anything with a motor. He has a wife Brittany, two cats, and a dog.

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  • Mike Wyss
    Parts/Service
    (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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  • Ryan Phillips
    Co - Parts Manager

    Ryan joined the Rudig Jensen team in 2018. He has several years of prior automotive parts knowledge, as he worked for Allstate Peterbuilt for 5 years and at O'Reilly Auto Parts for 3 years. He was awarded the O'Reilly "O" award in Customer Service Excellence. 


    When he is not assisting customers at Rudig Jensen, Ryan enjoys motocross racing and tinkering on anything with a motor. He and his wife, Miranda, has been married since 2017 and have a beagle named Remington! 

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  • Mark Benson
    Co-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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  • Cole Parmenter
    Parts Advisor

    Cole joined the Rudig Jensen team in 2017. He has many certifications in the automotive field and was an automotive technician for 11 years. 


    He and his wife have been married since 2015, and have many, many animals to take care of, including: 1 dog, 4 cats, 32 chickens, and 7 ducks! 

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Aaron Volk
    Automotive Technician
    608-562-3100

    Aaron started at Rudig Jensen in 2016. He has multiple Ford Certifications and has had prior experience at Hammond Auto LLC. When not at work, Aaron enjoys going hunting, bow fishing, riding 4-wheeler, and using his diesel truck for pulls and races.

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  • Jarrett Goodman
    Apprentice Automotive Technician
    (608)-562-3100

    Jarrett started at Rudig Jensen in 2019 as an Automotive Technician but had previously worked here in 2016 as a Detailer. He graduated from Western Technical College in 2019 as a Certified Automotive Technician. He previously worked in the shop at Morries VW/Audi dealership.

    Some of his hobbies include fishing, watching sports, working on cars, and participating in an Auto Skills club. He has a cat named Dutch.

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  • Tim Thompson
    Director of Detail and Quality Control


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  • Dan Nitke
    Detail Team Leader

    Dan started at our dealership in 2018. He has a wife named Marcy and two children.

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  • Todd Clark
    Detailer

    Todd started at our dealership in the year 2018. He enjoys working on racecars and spending time with his two children.

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  • Brendon Bartels
    Detail

    Brendon previously worked with us in 2017 detailing cars and now in 2019 also in detail. Some of his hobbies outside of work are kayaking, fishing, hiking, and working on cars. He has one cat.

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  • Anthony Sanchez
    Detailer


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  • Kyle Rozek
    Quick Lube Manager

    Kyle has been with our dealership since 2018. He was previously a parts salesman and was a backyard mechanic for more than 10 years. 

    In his free time he enjoys working on racecars and motorcycles. Kyle has one son named Ryder who was born in 2016 and a Bluetick Coonhound dog named Lucy.

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  • Tyler Wells
    Assistant Quick Lube Manager

    Tyler was hired at our dealership previously in 2017 and now in 2019 in the Quick Lube. Outside of work he enjoys participating in the Outdoors Forever Club. He also enjoys hunting, fishing, and being outside in general.

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  • Sean Perkins
    Quick Lube

    Sean has been working at our dealership since 2018. His passion for cars started when he was a boy, helping his dad work on them. Now he works on restoring old cars and racing his own vehicles, he has won two first place trophies competing in the street drag races.

    When he is not working on cars he likes to spend time with his daughter Peyton and German Sheppard Diesel. He also has baby Bentleigh on the way due late June 2019.

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  • Aric Ristick


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  • Fred Tennessen
    Maintenance
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  • Sharon Waefel
    Custodian


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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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  • Tim Benson
    Driver
    (608) 562-3100

    Tim is a retired Sales and Lease Consultant. He has been a hard working member of the Rudig Jensen team since 1999.


    Tim 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 37 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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  • Bob Helmann
    Driver


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  • Bill Rose
    Driver


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  • Hubert Niweinski
    General Manager - Abra Auto Body Repair of America​

    Hubert joined our ABRA Auto Body shop in 2018. He is I-CAR certified with a variety of auto collision courses completed over the last 10 years.    

    He started his journey while still in high school at his uncle's body shop on the west side of Chicago. Afterwards, he was licensed to be an auto damage appraiser and took on the role of auto shop manager at Elite Auto Repair in Des Plaines, IL for roughly 5 years. After he got married to his wonderful wife, Dana, he moved to the Milwaukee area and decided to join ABRA. His adventure at ABRA led him directly to the Rudig-Jensen family. The rest is history.

    Hubert also enjoys boating, hitting the ATV trail, shooting, working on project vehicles, and spending time with his wife

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  • Erica Rutter
    Collision Estimator - Abra Auto Body Repair of America​

    Erica has been with us since 2018. She has certifications in I-CAR and ASE. She completed a two-year program for auto body repair, and has been estimating since 2015! 


    When Erica is not at ABRA assisting our customers, she enjoys "Hunting, Fishing, and Loving Every Day!" She also loves to spend time with her 5 year old son, Emmet. Erica and Emmet have two cats, Kyree and Rykoo. 

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  • Tim Bowen
    Parts Advisor - Abra Auto Body Repair of America​
    (608) 562-3100

    Tim has been with our dealership since 2010.

    He enjoys outdoor sports.

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  • Marah Tucker
    Customer Service - Office Coordinator - Abra Auto Body Repair of America

    Marah started at ABRA in the year 2018. She has 5 years prior experience in parts and service and is factory trained and certified.

    She likes participating in the Mauston Bass Fanatics Club when not at work. Some other things she enjoys are hunting, fishing, and spending time with friends and family. She has a chocolate lab named Cocoa, three cats named Zues, Abbey, and Syko, and four hunting dogs named Turbo, Smokey, Bandit, and Taz.

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  • Andrew LaPorte
    Collision Paint Technician - Abra Auto Body Repair of America​
    (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
    Collision Body Technician - Abra Auto Body Repair of America​
    (608) 562-6500


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  • Bradley Solinski
    Collision Paint & Body Apprentice - Abra Auto Body Repair of America​
    (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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  • Mitch Johnson
    Collision Paint & Body Apprentice - Abra Auto Body Repair of America​
    (608) 562-6500

    Mitch previously work at Rudig Jensen in 2013 and then again in July of 2018. He graduated from Fox Valley Technical College with an Auto Body Collision Degree.

    When not at work Mitch enjoys participating in the New Lisbon's Sports Club, trap shooting, hunting, fishing, snowboarding, playing sports, and working on cars.

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  • Lucas Maki
    Detail - Abra Auto Body Repair of America​
    (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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