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  • Darin Epley
    Dealer Partner/ General Manager

    Darin is a West Texas guy, reared in the greater Abilene area- His family is mainly from the Haskell and Stonewall counties of Texas where they farmed and ranched. He is one of last graduates of Old Glory High School and then went on to finish his education starting at Western Texas College in Snyder and graduating with a degree in Agriculture Economics from Texas Tech University. He started in the car business in 1990. Darin is married to Amy, she is a graduate of Wortham High School in East Texas and received her masters from Tarleton and worked as an ag teacher until family life took over- they have 2 children - Rayna Jo & Waylon Mac- the children keep the family busy with their school activities along with Waylon's sports interest and Rayna's Show Goat operation in which the entire family works together raising, showing and selling show goats. The family is also avid supporters and participants of 4H, FFA, and local sports teams. With any spare time the family also enjoys Amy and the children Barrel Racing and participating in other rodeo events.

  • Randon Blacklock
    Dealer Partner/ Platform President

  • Jerrick Henderson

    Jerrick is originally from Ohio but the Statute of Limitations says he's officially a Texan. He attended and graduated from THE Bowling Green State University in 2005. Jerrick has been in the automotive business for going on 13 years and has enjoyed all aspects of it especially the people that he has gotten to know and even calls friends. His wife Jackie is his rock. She deserves a medal for all of his crazy antics but he always keeps her on her toes and she always keeps him grounded. Christopher, Xavier, Paytin and Kayeleigh round out their clan with a "Player-To-Be-Named-Later" set to arrive. Together they try to have as much fun as possible because as Frank Sinatra once said: "You only get one life to live. But, if you live life the way I do, one is all you need".

  • Justin McEwen
    Sales Manager

  • Mark Joplin
    Service Manager

    Mark started school in Meadow, Texas. Shortly there after, his Dad surrendered to preach and they moved around West Texas until he graduated from Plainview High School. Active in the automotive program and VICA program provided him with a direction in life. After high school he attended the General Motors training center in Garland and graduated. Mark started by working in Chevrolet dealerships until he made the switch to Ford in 1983. He worked heavy truck, diesel, electrical, front end, and shop foreman until he got the opportunity to move up to management in 2000. He attended NADA General Dealership Management in Virginia and continued in the Service field until coming back to Lamesa again to run the service department. He has been married for 38 years to the love of his life Becky, and they have 3 kids, Katie, Tabitha, and James. He enjoys NHRA racing, golf and travel to beaches around the world with his family.

  • Karla Braswell
    Parts Manager

  • Ashley Clement
    Office Manager

  • Michael Amador
    Sales Professional

  • Jeremy Torres

    Jeremy grew up in the greater Abilene area- His family is mostly from the Rule/Haskell area. He spent most of his childhood in Cross Plains, TX. He graduated form Cross Plains High School in 2005. He started his career in the automotive business in March of 2006 at a Chrysler Dodge Jeep dealership in Eastland, TX. In August of 2016 under the Direction of Darin Epley he moved to Lubbock, TX and started his career with Ford. He has been with Ford ever since. Jeremy is Master certified in the following: Sales Manager, Sales Consultant, Commercial Truck Sales Consultant, Commercial Account Manager. He is also Certified as Financial Services Manager, Rental Manager, and Commercial F&I manager, if you have fleet needs Jeremy will be the hand you want!! Jeremy has 2 daughters ages 4 & 2. When he isn't doing something with his girls, he enjoys Golfing, hunting, and fishing.

  • Joe Maldonado
    Sales Professional

  • Alonzo Key
    Finance Director

  • Max Mendieta
    Sales Professional

  • Clayton Thomas
    Sales Professional

  • Peter Ramon
    Sales Professional

  • Sam Mcclure
    Sales Professional

  • Missouri Clanton
    Title Clerk

  • Denise Barnes

    Originally from Plainview TX but moved to Lamesa in 1982. She has  been in the car business for a total of about 15 years and takes care of various bookkeeping  activities in our office here at Premier Ford. She has been married for 41 years to Jerry Barnes. They have 1 daughter Keila and a son-in-law Jarrod who live in Edmond OK. They adopted their wonderful 2 grandchildren in November of 2015. Ava is now 7 and Peter is 6. She loves to do any kind of crafts especially making wreaths and flower arrangements. Denise and Jerry are very active members of Crestview Baptist Church in Lamesa.