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Scott Long
General Manager

My wife (Ann) and our 4 beautiful children reside in Altoona. Ages 22,20,12, and 11. I was born and raised in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Attended college In Kansas and Missouri. I have been in the Des Moines area for the last 20 years and been in the car business 19 and ½ of those years. I have worked with the manufacturers Ford, Kia, Mitsubishi, Suzuki, Saab, Mercedes Benz and of course the Ultimate Driving Machine BMW. I like to read, travel, go boating, root for the Cyclones, ride motorcycles, and root for the Cyclones. It has truly been an honor and privilege to work with the men and women of BMW of Des Moines.


In my garage: 2019 X7, 2018 328D, 1998 1100 ACE

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Tyler Van Weelden
Operations Manager


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Steve Seybert
Sales Manager


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Quinn Rogers
Office Admin


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Majid Garabovic
Client Advisor


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Waye Terry
Pre-owned Sales Manager


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Greg Pingel
Finance Manager


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Alison Bell
Office Administrator

Alison has been with the company since February 20th of 2000. She is originally from West Des Moines, IA. She is Mercedes-Benz Master Certified since September 2011. She is a member of the Iowa Chapter BMW Car Club of America, and currently sits on the Chapter Board of Directors as the Social Events Coordinator. 

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Jamie Arend
Office Manager


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Brad Sodergren
Client Advisor
(888) 629-5061


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Jay Lancaster
Finance Manger
JLancaster@lithia.com


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Ira Booker
Client Advisor
(888) 629-5061


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Carson Thomas
Client Advisor


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Courtney Gritman
BMW Genius


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Tony Kapsch
Client Advisor
(888) 629-5061

Tony has been with the dealership for 8 years. He has won the BMW Podium Award 5 years in a row.

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Tyler Vonnahme
Client Advisor


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Calvin Conley
Client Advisor


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Nick Bazzocco
Parts Advisor

In my garage: 2016 320XI Sport

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Kiera Harris
Service Manager


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Dennis Christie
Service Advisor


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Manny Gonzalez
Service Advisor


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Jamie Carlson
Parts Manager


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Cody Miranowski
Service Technician


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Robert Charlson
Shop Foreman


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Skylar Breese
Parts Advisor


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Patrick Nicodemus
Service Technician


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Philip Santee
Service Technician

Philip has worked for BMW of Des Moines for eleven years. He is originally from Perry, IA. He is a BMW Master Technician, Macs Air conditioning Certified, as well as Hunter Road Force and Chassis Dynamics Certified.

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Ryan Honnold
Detailer


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Jesse Villagran
Service Technician


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Teufik Pajic
Service Technician


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Scott Symonds
Warranty Administrator


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Gere Simmons
Director of Employee Satisfaction


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Zoran Zailac
Body Shop Manager


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Justin Bavas
Body Shop Paint Technician


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Owen Zytnowski
Detailer


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Joshua Frakes
Body Shop Technician


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Brad Greene
Body Shop Metal Technician


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Jacob Stout
Body Shop Paint Technician


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Muamer Ademovic
Service Advisor


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Jessi Villagran
Technician


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