Staff


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Arnold Whitson, Managing Partner

Arnold is the Managing Partner and the "Call Me Now" guy on TV. He has been a part of Community Ford for more than 20 years. Arnold is married to Debbie and they have kids and grandkids galore. He graduated from Millington High School and New Mexico Military Academy. He was a Lieutenant in US Army Field Artillery. They are members of Bethlehem United Methodist Church where he is a Sunday school teacher. He is also licensed Lay Pastor in the Methodist Church and an ordained minister in the First Non-Denominational Church.

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Hilton (Bubba) Cobb, Sales Manager

Bubba, our sales manager, has been with Community Ford for ten plus years and has lived in New Albany all of his life. Bubba attended Ingomar and W.P.Daniel where he graduated in 1984.  His is married to Terri Moody Cobb and they have two children Chole and Jonah. Jonah is recently married to Anna Claire Wooley. When not selling cars, Terri and Bubba enjoy being outdoors and hanging out family and friends.

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Jack Brown, President

Jack is the dealer at Community Ford, which has been in business well over twenty years. He is married to Terry and they have two daughters. Jack has spent most of his working life in the car business. He has served on the Ford Motor Co National Dealer Council twice. The goal of everyone at Community Ford is that every person we meet would be treated like we ourselves would want to be treated.

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Jamie McGee, Operations Director

Jamie moved to New Albany after having spent most of her life in Louisiana. She has 3 children and 12 grandchildren.  She attended the University of Louisiana Monroe studying Human Resource, Organizational Behavior and Strategic Management. She is working hard to insure 100% customer satisfaction.

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Elisha Hopkins, Office Manager

Elisha was born in Ripley but grew up in Hickory Flat and graduated from Hickory Flat Attendance Center. She has three children and spends her off time being the Mama. She is a fan of the Atlanta Braves and in her spare time likes going to the movies and window shopping.  She attends First Baptist Church in Hickory Flat.

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Jeannie Thrasher, Customer Service Advisor

Jeannie is from Jackson, TN and graduated from South Side High School. She is married to Kevin and they have two children.  They live in the Ingomar community. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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Alice Joyner, Parts Manager
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Alice enjoys painting and drawing in her past time. She is married to Trevor Joyner and has 2 sons...

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Mandi Lawrence, Internet Customer Manager

Mandi is the daughter of Clint and Vicki McDaniel originally from Blue Mountain but has lived in New Albany for a long time. She is married to Nakomus Lawrence and she has one daughter Alexis Johnson. She attended Northeast Community College and majored in Business & Marketing Management. Mandi is the Customer Information and Internet Sales Manager. If you have a question she has the answer. I love helping people. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

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Zach Perkins, Sales Consultant

Zach was born and raised in New Albany and is a part of the sales team.  He graduated from Myrtle and Northeast Community College where he played baseball. Zach is single and is enjoying it. Zach is single and has no immediate plans for marriage and a family. He first wants to get established in business and is well on his way. He attends Bethlehem Pentecostal Church.

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Gary Wages, Sales Consultant

Gary is a member of the sales staff. His favorite thing to do is helping people make their dream of a new vehicle come true.  Gary and Gail have been married sixteen years and have three beautiful daughters. In Gary's spare time he enjoys working on 4 wheelers as a hobby,  watching and coaching his girls play softball and riding 4 wheelers together. Gary and his family are members of Bethlehem United Methodist Church.

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Cortney Ausburn, Sales Consultant

Cortney is married to Chad Ausburn they have 3 children Maddie, Jase, and Gabe. She attends Beulah Baptist Church. In her off time she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family.   

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Cyndi Burks, Clerical

Cyndi is a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in Business. She has two sons. She enjoys working out and is a Ms. NPC Competitor. She works a second job at El Agave Restaurant.  

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Service Department

James Cox, Senior Master Ford Certified Tech

James has been married for 27 years and has two sons. He is a graduate from Hickory Flat School and Northwest Community College with a degree in Automotive Technology.

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Oakley Marks, Service Tech

Oakley has been at Community Ford for over 12 years. He is married to Stephanie and they have 2 grown children, Robert and Angie and 2 grandchildren. He enjoys watching Nascar and Hunting   

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Austin Matlock, Technician

Austin is service technician and his desire is to fix it right. He graduated from Hickory Flat and Northwest Community College with a degree in Automotive Technology. He is a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church.

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Tommy White, Inspection Specialist

Tommy is married to Christy and they have 4 children, Jeremy, Taylor, Thomas and TJ. Tommy enjoys his off time watching Nascar and spending time with family. 

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Bobby Armstrong, Detail Specialist

Bobby is married to Betty Lynn and they have a son, BJ and a granddaughter. They attend Bethlehem United Methodist Church. In his past time he enjoys camping and spending time with family.  

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