Meet Our Team

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  • David Prahl
    General Manager
    (888) 443-4812

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    David resides locally here in Charlevoix.  He's been in the car business since 1986.  He has three grown kids and four beautiful grand daughters.  David loves living, working and playing in Charlevoix.  When he has the chance, he especially enjoys hiking, biking, and exploring the waters and forests in the area.

  • Kelly Trammell
    General Sales Manager

  • Carey Ciesielczyk
    Pre-Owned Sales Manager

  • Adam Silveus
    Sales Manager
    (888) 443-4812

    Adam currently lives in the Alanson with his wife and 3 kids.  He enjoys spending time with his family and selling cars here at Fox Charlevoix.

  • Pat McKeown Jr.
    Business Manager
    (888) 443-4812

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    Pat has worked in the auto industry since his family moved here over 30 years ago.  He has an MBA in Finance from Michigan State, and went to Central Michigan for his undergraduate degree.  He worked for Ford Motor Co. for 3 years, and taught a variety of business courses at Davenport University for 5 years.  Patrick has seven children, from one year old to 16 years old.  His wife, Amy works at our local credit union. His main hobbies include history, deer hunting, and vintage cars

  • Matt Kerr
    Parts and Service Manager
    (866) 736-9711

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    Matt hangs his hat in East Jordan, with his wife and son.  He and his family are currently hosting an exchange student from Denmark which has been "a wonderful experience".  He has over 15 years in the car business.

  • Randy Hall
    Collision Center Manager

  • Steve Fowler
    Parts Manager
    (877) 603-8325

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    Steve grew up on the Michigan/Ohio border, visited Northern Michigan all his life and finally made the move to Gaylord in 2006.  He lives with his long-time wife and they both enjoy being around their 5 kids and 3 grandchildren.  Steve has been in the auto parts business for nearly 35 years and enjoys his job here at Fox Charlevoix.

  • Doug Gilpatrick
    Product Specialist
    (855) 243-2041

    Doug currently lives in Indian River with is wife, Ann and their 2 Kids Katie and Molly.  Ann works at McLaren hospital and the kids are busy with school in Petoskey.  Doug likes to go camping, biking and having camp fires with his family.

  • Denny Peterson
    Product Specialist

  • Brady Becker
    Product Specialist
    (231) 520-3250

  • Victoria Hanson
    Customer Experience Advisor

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  • Renee LaCount
    Office Manager
    (888) 443-4812


    Renee grew up in Ellsworth and still resides there with her husband and their 3 kids. She coached tee ball for all 3 of her kids and she regularly participates in Breast Cancer Walks.  Renee has been an integral part of Fox Motors for nearly a decade.

  • Jeff Beauchamp
    Product Specialist
    (888) 443-4812

    Jeff grew up in Harland, MI and moved to Traverse City in 1991 after his service in the US Navy, where he was a rescue swimmer.  He lives with his wife, Diane and their 3 kids.  Jeff has worked for Fox Motors in Sales for almost 20 years and brings his years of experience to every sale at Fox Charlevoix.

  • Doug Reynolds

  • Jim Sylvain
    Chrysler Service Advisor
    (231) 547-3294

  • Erin Prevo
    Product Specialist
    (888) 443-4812

    Erin is thrilled to be part of such an energetic and knowledgeable sales team at Fox Charlevoix! She loves being in the exciting fast paced environment of vehicle sales and learning all the specifics of each vehicle. She can't wait to start getting people into the vehicles of their dreams!

    When Erin is not working, She enjoys spending time with her husband Lee and their two Children Aubrey and Peyton. Erin also enjoys spending time with friends and family, kayaking, hiking, camping, fine dining and wine tasting.

  • Joann Forward
    Office Assistant

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  • Jessica Vallance
    Office Assistant
    (231) 547-9900


  • Lee Cole

  • Chad Fortune
    Service Advisor
    (866) 736-9711

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    Chad grew up in the Walloon Lake area, where he resides today.  He's been in the business for over 5 years.  When not working, he enjoys spending time with his twin boys!

  • Sean Charest
    Warranty Administrator

  • Cody Coblentz
    (231) 547-3298

  • Brian Klaft
    Network Systems Analyst
    (888) 443-4812

  • Ryan Lamp

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