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AJ Perez
Dealer Principal

"My name is A. J. Perez and I'm the Dealer Principal at Deery of Waukee.  I grew up in West Des Moines, Iowa and split time between Waukee & Iowa City. I enjoy trying new foods, but my "go to" is Mexican and Mediterranean.  When it comes to entertainment, I love all kinds of music and movies.  My top two are the Godfather & Tombstone.  We are building our foundation in Waukee through a teamwork approach that is committed to building an Owner Experience second to none!  If there is anything from our operation that has left you "not satisfied", I am here to help turn that experience into something positive!  We are dedicated to building long lasting relationships through an exceptional customer experience and terrific value for people's hard earned money."

Jeffrey Woodward
General Manager

My name is Jeffrey Woodward and I'm the new car manager here at Deery of Waukee. I'm from Muskegon, MI but have been in Iowa for 15 years now. I have enjoyed 34 years in the auto industry. I enjoy riding my Harley and spending time with my family! I look forward to meeting you in person should you ever find yourself shopping for a new car at Iowa's only Jeep Superstore, Deery of Waukee.

Steven Shea
General Sales Manager

My name is Steven Shea, I am the General Sales Manager here at Deery of Waukee. I am from a small town in northwest Iowa called Sac City. My favorite food would have to be burgers, I love grilling with friends and family. My favorite movies are The Wolf of Wall Street and Step Brothers. I would love to help in any way that I can so please don't hesitate to reach out!

Jordan Carlson
Used Car Director

"My name is Jordan Carlson and I'm the Used Car Director here at Deery of Waukee. I am originally from Storm Lake, IA and  I have lived here in the Waukee area since 2015. Like many Iowans, I enjoy good BBQ so definitely want to give a shout out to Kue'd Smokehouse here in Waukee… great food! When it comes to entertainment I love sports especially football, but do enjoy basketball and baseball as well. I root for the Chargers, Hawkeyes and Cubs! I look forward to being able to assist anyone in finding the right vehicle to meet your needs! Don't hesitate to reach out and let me know how I can help!"

Chris White
New Car Director

I grew up in Stone Mountain, Georgia. I moved to Iowa 13 years ago. I enjoy spending my free time duck hunting or swimming in the pool with my friends and family. Add some varieties of smoked meats and it is also a good time!

I am a life long Georgia Bulldog fan. I have a Red and Black Wrangler JL that I even named after their mascot, Hairy Dawg!

Nic Wilson
Business Manager

I am from Dubuque Iowa and moved to the Des Moines area 1 year ago. I graduated college in May of 2019 with a degree in Automotive Management and Marketing. I have been in the car industry since I was 14 washing cars for my uncle's dealership in Dubuque. I recently joined our sales team and was in our service department prior to the change.


In my free time I enjoy anything outdoors. Hunting, fishing, mountain biking, boating, and camping are some of my favorite things to do. In the future I would like to get a project jeep for off-roading and to help me advance my wrench skills. I am recently engaged and getting married in 2021. I also have two dogs that always seem to keep me on my toes and make playtime never-ending.


I am excited to assist you with your car buying experience!

Tim Wiebenga
Business Manager

Ashley Praski
Internet Sales Manager

My name is Ashley Praski and I am the Internet Sales Director for Deery Brothers of Waukee. I was raised in a small town called Madrid, Iowa but now I live in Huxley with my amazing fiance Christian. In my free time, you can find me on the porch with my 3 dogs, or working on my mint 92 Wrangler! If you have any questions about any of our current or incoming inventory I would love to help however you need!

Joelle Peterson
Accessory Manager

I am a small-town local. Passionate about what I do, loving life, and spending time with my kids! When I'm not working, I love to travel, cook, fish, and hitting up local venues for some live music!

Greg Waters
Service Director

My name is Greg Waters, and I am the Service Director here at Deery of Waukee. I'm from Des Moines  and currently reside in Boone. In my free time you will find me at the racetrack on Saturday nights. Sundays you will find me in my back yard, as after gardening and cleaning the pool, the afternoons are set for my 6 grand kids! My favorite movie is "It's a Wonderful Life." With my Favorite food being fajitas. Since starting in the business in 1984, most of my friends are customers and employees that I have met over my many years. Please feel free to stop in and say "Hello"!


Internet Sales

Kacei Sheridan
Internet Sales Team



Chris Tollari
Sales Consultant

"My name is Chris Tollari and I'm a sales consultant at Deery of Waukee. I'm from Adel and most of my family is from Des Moines. I like to play sports, fish, camp, hunt, and many other outdoor activities. I have 3 children from 13-17 years of age and enjoy coaching them and watching them play sports and any other activities they participate in. I'm happy to assist with anything from sales to service so don't hesitate to reach out & let me know how I can be of service!"

Joe York
Sales Consultant

"My name is Joe York and I'm a sales consultant here at Deery of  Waukee. I am originally from Youngstown, Ohio. I spent many years as an executive chef at restaurants, hotels and resorts in Ohio, Arizona and Iowa. In my free time, I like to hang out with my big, blended family of 7 and watch movies, go to new restaurants and really do anything fun outside. I would be happy to help you with anything from sales to service at the dealership, so don't hesitate to reach out and get your Jeep experience on!"

Jason Hansen
Sales Consultant

Mark Parker
Sales Consultant

Kirk Zismer
Sales Consultant

"My name is Kirk Zismer and I'm a Sales Associate here at Deery of Waukee.  I'm a farm kid from Maquoketa, Iowa. When I moved to the Des Moines area I was quickly introduced to all the wonderful flavors from all the great food in this area! Specifically the scallops at Ohana's Steakhouse.  When it comes to entertainment, I like streaming shows like Cobra Kai on Netflix or Marvel & DC movies wherever I can. I'm happy to assist with anything from sales to service so don't hesitate to reach out & let me know how I can be of service!"

JuJu Samawi
Sales Consultant

My name is Juju Samawi and I am a Sales consultant here at Deery of Waukee. I am from Johnston, IA and am a huge Cyclones fan. I love spending my free time watching Marvel movies and throwing steaks on the grill (filet mignons are my favorite!). It would be my pleasure to assist you with any car-buying needs you may have so don't hesitate to reach out to me!

Junior Ramos
Sales Consultant

My name is Eusebio Ramos but I go by Junior. I'm a sales consultant here at Deery of Waukee. I'm originally from Michigan City and recently moved to Iowa. I'm loving it so far! In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family either fishing or riding horses. It would be my pleasure to assist you and help you find the car of your dreams. If you are in the market or just in the area, be sure to stop by and say "Hi" or "Hola" as I'm bilingual!

Andrew Denney-Bechtel
Sales Consultant

Hi, My name is Andrew Denney-Bechtel, I am a sales consultant here at Deery Brothers and have been in the car business for 2 years now. I am originally from Cedar Rapids, IA but I moved to the Des Moines area 2 years ago. When I am not at work, I like to play golf, and watch sports, especially Duke basketball and Iowa football. I enjoy good food and drinks since my background is in restaurant management. When you come to the dealership, I look forward to helping and growing good relationships with my customers.

Kerry Sabanty
Sales Consultant

Justin O'Brien
Sales Consultant

Alyssa Johnston
Sales Consultant

Mason Miller
Sales Consultant

My name is Mason Miller, and I am a sales consultant here at Deery Brothers of Waukee. I am from Menlo, Iowa, which if you know where that is you know it's one of those "you blink you miss it" type of towns. I thoroughly enjoy Mexican food and will frequently go out to our local restaurant for margaritas with my girlfriend. I am an avid fan of DC comics and enjoy a wide array of superhero movies. My all-time favorite movie is the Dark Knight Trilogy. During the summer if I don't have my nose in a comic book I am most likely out on the river with friends or family. I am more than happy to assist with anything from sales to service so please feel free to contact me and let me know how I can help!

Tim Erdman
Sales Consultant



Melinda Wright
Office Mananger

Penny Rosebeck
Title Clerk

Joyce Reynolds

Barb Quinn
Service Reception/Cashier

Cindy Rooney
Service Cashier/Receptionist



Tom Jacobs
Shop Foreman

Pam Greene
Dealer Administration

Karl Doll
Shuttle Driver



Chad Babinat
Parts Manager

My name is Chad Babinat and I'm the assistant parts manager here at Deery of Waukee.  I'm originally from the Grundy County area but now live in Alleman.  I am a big fan of the Hawkeyes like many of my fellow Iowans.  I've also been a life long fan of the Dallas Cowboys, but don't hold that against me.  I love Guy Ritchie movies and am a huge Star Wars fan.  I also enjoy car shows with classic and modern Mopar muscle.  I'm happy to help you with parts and accessories or questions about your vehicle, so feel free to call me any time.

Doug Schrader

Mike Lawlor



Brandon McArdell
Detail Manager

Hagen Spargur
Detail Specialist

Kameron Rankins
Detail Specialist

Richard Washington
Detail Specialist

Adam Kleve
Detail Specialist