News From The Top
Kayser Buys Grand Champion Barrow
Kayser President, Sean Baxter and his family represented Kayser once again at the Dane County Fair this year placing the winning bid on the Grand Champion Barrow raised and shown by James Griswold of Black Earth, WI. Kayser also placed winning bids and two other Barrow finalists shown by Connor and Megan Brickley of Oregon, WI and McKenzie Nyhus of Blanchardville, WI. Congratulations to all the youth participants continuing the rich agricultural traditions of Wisconsin.
Award winning, Lodi Sausage Co. expertly prepared packages that will be distributed to Kayser employees that were picked at random as in years past. The randomly chosen winners this year are: Kenny Endres, Cathy Hanley, Dan Knutson, Dan Mackin, Cory McCarthy, Sheila McGinn, Jurgen Meyer, Ron Nobs, Bill Steele, Terry Voice, Nolan Vulgamott and Jeff Wells. Congrats to our winners, notifications and delivery dates will be sent out in next week's paychecks.
Top Sales Performers
July's Top Ten
1. Jake Waters, Pulaski - 41
2. John Swelle, Pulaski - 34
3. Bob Kapla, Pulaski - 31
4. Ryan Kutz, Sauk City - 28
5. JT Taylor, Pulaski - 27
T6. Justin Lewis, Sauk City & Bryan Wredling, Madison - 20
T7. Dennis Balczewski, Madison & Dan Kwilinski, Pulaski - 17
T8. Scott Bornick, Watertown; Rick Baxter, Madison; Robert Rezek, Pulaski - 15
9. Alfred Hall Jr., Madison - 14
T10. Zac Smith, Sauk City & Rod Godoy, Madison - 13
Longest Drive Winner
Monica Morales in our New Ford Sales department was awarded the Longest Drive Trophy for July. Monica assisted a Kayser Customer visiting us from Tiffin, Iowa 185 miles southwest of Madison. Congratulations, Monica, on your first Longest Drive Award!
Welcome New Team Members!
Gary Lahmers, Used Car Sales
Nolan Vulgamott, New Car Sales
Malik Shagosh, Car Service
Ryan Kravik, Truck Service
Thank you Chad Borst, Evening Service Advisor
Tim Douglas, Service Manager, recently got an email message from one of our Used Car Managers, Joe Gentilli, in regards to Chad Borst in our Service Dept. It read:
"Just wanted to let you know, although Iím sure youíre aware, Chad does an outstanding job for us and the customers we send down to him. Doesnít matter if the guy is slammed or itís not his job, every single time he jumps up to help us out and take care of the customer. We just had a Used customer that bought a few days ago just show up to service. As we know service is very busy, instead of telling the customer he needed to make an appt, Chad just ran the car back himself and put a plug in the tire that was leaking. Awesome customer service all the way around. Chad really does a great job and I just wanted to take the time to reach out. You guys do a ton for us down in service and prep and guys like this make it even easier."
Great to see our team showing appreciation for each other and keeping our customers in the driver's seat!
Google Review of the Month
"Last week, I had the pleasure of working with Rod Godoy while I picked out and purchased my new, sassy, sporty, Ford Focus hatchback. Normally, I do my absolute best to avoid or even ditch sales people due to their common, pushy or outright forceful nature, with their agenda at the forefront of the exchange rather than my needs. This leaves me feeling annoyed and anxious, so generally I end up walking out the door without making a purchase. Based on my experience, you will not be on the receiving end of this stereotypical behavior while working with Rod. He did not pressure me, whatsoever, and it felt as though he genuinely just wanted to help me find the right car and answer any questions I may have had along the way. He is very personable and easy to work with. Thank you Rod." - Kate S. Madison, WI
Snap21.com Review of the Month
5 Star Experience
"Steve Jones was fantastic with vehicle purchase. Patient, listened, was generous through the whole process. Fran D'Amato, who is one of the financiers onsite was hilarious. If you want to purchase a used car, and have a great experience doing so, work with Steve & Fran! Thanks guys, you're the best!" - Joe B. Waunakee, WI
DealerRater Review of the Month
"I was lucky enough to run into Rollie Halverson on the lot. He made the experience as smooth and stress-free as possible. There were a few things to be taken care of that the dealership said they would do and they did. The Financial Manager, Fran D'Amato seemed to really care about what she was doing and did a great job. I have purchased a few cars in my lifetime and I honestly could not ask for a better experience I am feeling grateful." - Jason H. Madison, WI