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Brandon Schill, General Store Manager

Brandon was born and raised in Newton, Kansas and has been with Conklin Cars since 2006. He welcomed his first daughter Grace in 2016. When he's not working, he enjoys spending time with family, watching & participating in sports, and riding his Harley when the Kansas weather allows.

Alex Tyler, New & Used Vehicle Sales Manager

Alex joined Conklin Cars in 2016 and has a strong history in sales and customer service. He was raised in southern California and spends his spare time kayaking, hiking, working out, and traveling. He enjoys basketball, college basketball, and football. His favorite sports team is the LA Angels, showing tribute to his roots. Find him on Facebook @AlexAtConklinCars and don't forget to Like and Follow!



Cal Gilbertson, Sales Representative
(316) 305-6354

After 35 yrs in auto industry I have found that spending time with family are the most important reason we thrive in this business. Most of my spare time is spent with them of course my dogs. Most days are spent working in my yard and gardening.

Edgar Delgadillo, Sales Representative
(620) 546-3926

yo hablo espaƱol- Edgar has worked for Conklin since 2013. He enjoys traveling and outdoor activities as well as riding his motorcycle and cheering for his favorite sports teams. He's a very proud sponsor of the Halstead Fire youth baseball team and Youth Motocross rider #2 Kayden Voth. He's also on Facebook! Find him @EdgarConklinCars and don't forget to Like and Follow!

EJ Hardy, Sales Representative
(316) 282-2276

EJ moved here 2 years ago from Olathe, Kansas. He enjoys spending time with his family, working out, meditating, being outdoors in nature, and online gaming when he has time. He also works on cars and he like making videos for his YouTube channel. He tries to surround himself with positive influences and he enjoys reading and watching videos based on consciousness and reaching ones highest potential mentally, physically and spiritually. He is a jack-of-all trades that enjoys helping people and providing the best customer service possible. Reach out to him today!

Jonathan Gillihan, Sales Representative
(620) 960-1284

I am here to assist you with your needs. Feel free to email me at anytime.

Marylin Burgess, Sales Representative
(316) 461-0687

I am here to assist you with your needs. Feel free to email me at anytime.

Mike Guhr, Sales Representative
(316) 587-5705

Mike grew up here in Kansas and has been with Conklin since 2015. He spends his free time with his daughters and granddaughter. He also enjoys taking family vacations to Branson, Missouri. Mike roots for K-State & WSU and also for the Dallas Cowboys. He also loves taking his Corvette for a drive! Find him on Facebook: Mike Guhr at Conklin Newton, and don't forget to like and Follow him!



Jamie Mott, Finance Manager
(316) 680-7108

After working for the local YMCA and as a Firefighter Jamie is excited to join our team and help you find your next vehicle. She enjoys a variety of hobbies including but not limited to woodworking, landscaping, kayaking, reading and game nights with her family. She's done a bit of traveling as well Including many historic sites with her grandfather. Come in today to get your next vehicle and ask for Jamie!



Dave Pickens, Service & Parts Director

Dave has been with Conklin Newton Service for 25 years. He has a beautiful wife Lori, two sons Storm & Hunter and a daughter Tori. In his spare time he roots for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. He loves motorcycles, Harley's are his Favorite.

Tim Jenkins, GM Advisor

Tim grew up in Clearwater, Kansas and has work for Conklin Cars since 2014. Before working at Conklin Cars he work for Flight Safety as a graphic designer in Wichita. In his free time he like to spend with family and friends plus playing with his two big fluffy tabby cats. Going to the movies and traveling abroad. Also in his free time he love to paint, drawing and, learning about history in general.

Taliegha Funk, Assistant GM Service Advisor

Taliegha is here and ready to help you with all your service needs.


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Keith Blackwood, Body Shop Manager

Raised in Newton, graduated from Newton High School. Married (Jennifer) 9 years with 1 child (Liliana Grace). Like watching sports and rooting for the KC Royals and Texas Longhorns. Favorite vacation spot is San Antonio. Outside of work I like to attend Church and spend time with family. Second stint with Conklin, I worked as the GM Service Adviser here in Newton for 4 years.