17165 Missouri Business 13 Branson West, MO 65737 417-272-8208

Meet the Staff of Oakley Auto World

Sammie - - - Greeter

Sammie comes to work with Scott every day. She helps greet all of our customers and enjoys playing with the children that come in.

Roletta "Walt" Oakley - - - Owner

Walt moved to the Branson area from Omaha, Nebraska in September of 1993 where she had a pre-owned car dealership. Once here she decided to open Oakley Auto World, which is now one of the nicest pre-owned dealerships in the area. Walt has been in the auto sales industry since the late 70's starting out at a Chevrolet dealership in Kansas City. She has 2 sons, 1 granddaughter, and 2 grandsons, all living in the area.

Jack Oakley - - - General Manager

Jack is our General Manager and keeps everything running smoothly. In addition to keeping the day to day operations under control he has a big vision for the business and always keeps us moving forward. He does a great job buying inventory and making sure that we have quality vehicles for sale and a top notch service department. 

Jack met his wife Wendy while helping his parents move to the Ozarks in 1993. He made the decision to stay in this area and become a part of the family business. He is happily married and has 1 son and 1 daughter.

Outside of work he enjoys his family time, sports, and cooking on the grill.

Scott Oakley - - - Sales Manager

As Sales Manager Scott puts out fires all throughout the day. He is in charge of keeping our sales staff trained and up to date to provide the best possible service to our guests. He does an outstanding job and loves what he does!

Scott has grown up in the car business and has played an integral part in the growth of Oakley Auto World. He is dedicated to making sure that we are all taken care of.

He is married to Lindsey and they have 1 son. Outside of work he enjoys spending time as a family, traveling, and the Denver Broncos.

Chris Horton - - - Business Manager

Chris has been with Oakley Auto World since 1998 and stepped into the role of Business Manager over 16 years ago. He is responsible for compliance and maintaining strong relationships with our lenders. Chris does a great job serving us and our customers with continued education in the areas of finance and service agreement options.

Chris grew up in the area and has been married to his wife Jennifer for over 19 years and they have 2 sons. When not at work he can surely be found on the basketball court with his boys or tournament fishing.

Tracy Shelden - - - Office Manager

As our Office Manager Tracy does EVERYTHING behind the scenes.

Tracy has been a part of Oakley Auto World since 2015 and enjoys being a part of the family. She has many years of experience running an office and has been a huge asset.

She is originally from Wilmington, IL. She is married to John and they have 2 sons and 1 daughter. Outside of the office she loves to paddleboard on Table Rock Lake, and has even become a certified paddleboard trainer!

Chastity Worley - - - Office Assistant

As an Office Assistant Chastity can be found at our "Cashier's window" and she performs a wide variety of clerical and organizational tasks.

She has worked in this profession since 2012, most recently at Fuller Stove and Spas here in Branson West. 

She was born and raised in Buffalo, MO and has a son and a daughter, as well as 2 pets. She enjoys being a part of the Oakley family and outside of the office spends a lot of time with friends and family hunting, camping, and fishing.

Leanne Kelley - - - Office Assistant

Leanne has worked part time here at Oakley Auto World for over 6 years. She does most everything necessary to help in the office as well as assists in the transportation of inventory as needed. She is a great asset to everyone here! 

She was raised in northern California and moved to Missouri in 2006. When she is not here at the car lot she is usually off singing gospel music, traveling, or involved in an activity at her church.

Ed Smith - - - Transportation Manager

Ed has been taking care of all of us here at Oakley Auto World since 1997! His job responsibilities include everything he loves to do, which is helping others. 

He grew up in Abilene, TX and has been married to his wife Wanda over 16 years. When he is not at work, he can most likely be found doing something for a stranger or playing in a pool tournament.

Jack Miller - - - Internet Sales

Jack works in our sales department and even though he is getting older he still enjoys playing with cars.

He moved to the Ozarks in 2007 from Bloomington, IL where he spent many years working at Illinois State University Credit Union and has a passion for taking care of others. He worked indirectly with several auto dealerships while he was there and is enjoying being on this side of the business.

Jack is married to Amy and they have 2 daughters and 1 son. Outside of work he loves spending time with his family and friends taking trips, going to the lake, playing with old cars, and fishing with the kids.

Courtney Kirkpatrick - - - Sales

As part of our sales team, you will find Courtney on the lot and behind the scenes all over social media. 

He was born and raised in the Ozarks and is happily married to Courtney (yes, Courtney) and they have 3 sons and 2 daughters. He has been in the car business for over 14 years and loves what he does and taking care of his customers!

Outside of work, Courtney loves his family time, working on his old truck, being outdoors, and almost anything automotive related.

Tom Rantz - - - Sales

Tom was born and raised in Nixa, MO and has been happily married to his wife Vicky for 28 years. They have 2 sons and 4 grandsons.

He has been in the car business for over 26 years, 20 of those as a Sales Manager in a General Motors store. Tom loves making new friends and helping people make a smart decision in their automobile buying experience, all while having fun doing it!

Tom also has been singing gospel music in an all male quartet named 4Calvary for the past 10 years. Aside from that he also has a beef cattle operation in the Reeds Spring area.

Larry Robinson - - - Sales

May I introduce myself to you?

I am Larry Robinson and have over 20 years of automotive experience to help find the perfect car for you.

I was born in Nebraska and have Midwestern values. I grew up in Illinois and then moved to California where I worked for Toyota and Lexus. 

I am married to my lovely wife Misty and we enjoy spending time together on Table Rock lake. In my spare time I enjoy playing the guitar, working on my computer, boating, and all lake activities.

Come and see me at Oakley Auto World!

Shane Davis - - - Sales

Shane has been in the car business since 1994 and enjoys serving others. He grew up in Pocahontas, AR and has now lived in Nixa, MO for over 15 years. Shane is married and has 2 kids that attend Nixa schools. Away from work he and his family have been members of James River Church since 2002 and he likes to hunt and fish.

Kevin Luttrell - - - Service Manager

Kevin does an awesome job overseeing all aspects of our Service Department. He works hard to ensure that our technicians are trained well and given the best opportunities to succeed and take care of our inventory as well as our valued guest's vehicles.

He has worked in automotive repair for over 29 years earning certifications in Service Management from Northwoods Institute and Infiniti USA. 

Kevin has been married to his wife Brenda for over 30 years and they have 6 children. Most of the time when not at work, he is with his family camping, hiking, and canoeing. He also teaches Korean Martial Arts, which has been a passion for more than 45 years.

Tim Myers - - - Service Advisor

Tim has been a great fit for our team. As Service Advisor he is here to help walk you through all of your repair needs.

He has spent 3 generations in the business, with 35 years combined as a Technician and in Management. Being able to help and get to know people has always been what keeps him in this field of work.

Tim lives locally with his partner Laurie and their dog Gabby. His passions include auto racing, building street rods that are out of the norm, music, and cooking.

Paul Hamilton - - - Master Technician

Paul has been in the Automotive Repair profession for over 35 years, 27 of those as a Master Technician. He grew up in Florida and has been married for over 21 years with 1 step son. Outside of work he enjoys golf, bowling, and gardening.

Josh Rankin - - - Technician

Josh was born and raised in the Ozarks and has been a technician for over 6 years. He has 3 children and outside of work spends as much time as possible in the outdoors bowhunting and fishing.

Cody Eilts - - - Technician

Cody has been an Automotive Technician for over 8 years and is passionate about helping people get back in their vehicles quickly.He has certifications from both Hyundai and Ford.

His time outside of work is spent with his chocolate lab "Ruger" and he enjoys hunting, 3 gun, and precision rife competitions.

Levi Summers - - - Technician

Levi has specialized in the area of diesel repair and loves to take something that is broken and make it like new again. He took his first Votec class at the age of 15 and by 21 he opened his first auto repair shop and ran that until the end of December, 2017. 

His free time is spent with his son and daughter having off road adventures and really enjoys rock crawling and going to the lake. He grew up in Willow Springs, MO and moved to Clever, MO in 2017.