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Management

Jeff Longbine
3rd Generation Owner
(620) 342-2744

Jeff has a strong commitment to our community with involvement in many organizations as well as being our State Senator and was a former Mayor for the city. He is a lifetime resident of Emporia and is currently on the Emporia State University Foundation Board. Jeff also was named the TIME Magazine Kansas Dealer of the Year Award recipient for 2010.

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Steve Vaughn
Sales Manager - New
(620) 342-2744


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Jay Wilson
Business Manager


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Charles Davis
Internet Sales Manager
(620) 366-0202

Charles has been a long time resident of the Emporia area his whole life. Charles has also been in sales in the Emporia area for the last 13 years. Charles looks forward to meeting new people and making sure that all of your needs have been met.

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Edd Noonan
Sales Manager - Pre-Owned
(620) 803-2682


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Chris Larkin
Service Manager
(316) 789-4779

Chris is a new resident to the Emporia area but has a lifetime of residence in Kansas. Growing up in the Mulvane KS area before leaving for the United States Navy. After his time in the US Navy he attended Butler County Community College and then became apart of the Automotive industry in January of 2000! Chris has been in sales, sales managment, service advisorory, and service manager in the Wichita area. Chris has now accepted the position of Parts and Service director of Longbine Auto Plaza! Chris is looking forward to meeting all our current and future service customers!! Stop by and see Chris today!!!

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Scott Burenheide
Body Shop Manager
(620) 342-2744


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Jennifer Stewart
Comptroller


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Sales Department

James Sparks
Sales Representative
(620) 412-2760

James Sparks has been with Longbine Auto Plaza since December 2006. He is a lifetime resident of Emporia having been born and raised here. James has a wealth of knowledge about vehicles, new and used and would be happy to help you with your next car or truck purchase. Se habla espanol?

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Chris Thomsen
Sales Representative
(620) 412-2760

Chris Thomsen is a lifetime resident of the Emporia area and is the proud father or four sons. He has been a familiar face in our area in his previous endeavors and is anxious to earn your automotive business. Chris invites all of his family, friends, past customers and you, to come by and visit about your automotive needs!

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Billy Renfro
Sales Representative


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Justin Arb
Sales Representative


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Jaccob Carlson
Sales Representative


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Alex Luthi
Sales Representative
(620) 757-0377


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Service Department

Lori Mercer
Cashier/Service Scheduler
(620) 342-2744

Lori was born in Topeka, KS and attended Topeka West High School. She moved to Emporia in 1982 to attend ESU. Lori joined the Longbine Auto Plaza team in 1985. Lori is our cashier, phone operator, and recently added Service Department Scheduler to her list. Lori enjoys talking to our customers on a daily basis, and goes the extra mile to make your visit a pleasant one. She has over 30 years of customer dedication!

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John McElfresh
Service Advisor
(620) 342-2744


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B.J. Mckay
Service Advisor
(620) 342-2744


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Daren Moore
Shop Foreman


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Eric Townsdin
Shuttle Driver


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Heath Hill
Certified Mechanic


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Jason Meyer
Certified Mechanic


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Jordan Anderson
Certified Mechanic


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Kyle Ludlum
Certified Mechanic


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Mitchell Luna
Lube Technician


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Debbie Fuller
Warranty Clerk


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Parts Department

Tim Brinkman
Parts Specialist
(620) 342-2744


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Stephanie Stacy
Parts Specialist
(620) 342-2744


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Body Shop

Brad Stephens
Paint Specialist


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Paul Johanning
Body Repair Specialist


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Detail Department

John Highley
Detail Technician


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Kenny Pursifull
Detail Technician


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Spencer Stewart
Detail Technician


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