I’ve been in Auto Sales since 1974. Over the years, I’ve met a lot of amazing customers and have made great friendships. I will work hard to fulfill your auto needs; together, we can find the vehicle that suits you best. You can always count on me for honesty, professionalism, knowledge, and transparency. I went to Ayersville High School and live in Defiance, Ohio. I umpire H.S softball and summer softball. Please enjoy the rest of your time on the website, and do not hesitate to reach out. I am always here for my customers, both past and current.
As Owner and Dealer Operator of Bob Estle Chevrolet-Cadillac, let me give you a warm welcome to the best dealership in town! We are an organization that prides itself on putting our customers first, in every aspect. When it comes to your vehicle needs, we definitely have the products and the solutions that you are looking for, along with wonderful customer service! I have worked in the auto industry for over 30 years, and my priority is still creating a new dealership one satisfied customer at a time! Leading by example is what I do; taking care of our guests and our associates. I proudly served in the United States Army for four years; one of those years I was stationed in South Korea. Outside of the dealership, I enjoy playing golf and spending quality time with my family!
Hi! I’m Brian, a Business Manager here at Bob Estle Chevrolet. I have 12 years of experience working in the auto industry, and I continue to learn more each day. My goal is to keep up with the current trends and advances in this business, in order to provide customers with the best experience. My team members can depend on me to be informative, motivational, and easy to approach. I’m from Deshler, OH, and I studied at the University of Findley. Outside of work, I enjoy time with family and friends. I also enjoy watching sports – I’m a big Ohio State fan. Go Buckeyes!
Putting in the time and effort is what I’m known for around the dealership. For 30 years, I have truly given my all, day in and day out. Making the customer happy and the dealership successful are my priorities. I have a large customer base that includes many repeat clientele and referrals. That means my customers like and trust me. I genuinely care about all of my guests, and I make sure they know it. Some of my special skills include staying cool under pressure, multitasking, and being an effective manager. I have 4 amazing children, ages ranging from 29 to 18. My personal hobbies and interests are playing basketball, sitting on the riverboat fishing, fantasy football with my friends, and anything related to classic cars and professional sports! Working in the auto industry is one of my true passions, which is why I’m so good at it!
I have worked in this industry at different points, the first being 12 years ago. Working for Estle Chevrolet Cadillac has been a great experience so far, and I look forward to continued growth and building our website to look, and feel, the best for our customers. I am focused on establishing a great reputation amongst our customers, team members, and within our community. Being down-to-earth, loyal, and hard working are some of the reasons why customers enjoy working with me. I truly go above and beyond for every client. In my free time, I love being with my family. They are always my first priority. I also enjoy traveling, baking, making wreaths, cheering on the Michigan Wolverines basketball and football team, and running. I recently completed my first half marathon.
Making sure my customers are treated like family is my priority. Throughout my 17 years in the auto industry, I have remained honest, trustworthy, and a true professional. I’m proud of the great service that we provide to our customers each and every day. We’re always upfront and provide honest evaluations pertaining to the safety of our customers’ vehicles. Outside of the dealership, I love to spend time with my amazing wife, Jeni, and our four wonderful children, Ellcyee Pearl, Aylla Belle, Oliver Michael, and Iolla Grace.
Thanks for stopping by the Estle Family Collision Center’s website. As a body shop manager, you can count on me for quality service from beginning to end. I go that extra mile for every customer, doing whatever possible to put a smile on their faces. My guests know I will always work in their best interests and provide the top service options to get them back on the road safely. One of my genuine passions in life is to help others. My hobbies include looking for antique tools and old books/magazines about old cars when it comes to life outside of the dealership. I also love spending time with family and friends.
Making the buying experience one that guests will love is what I’m all about! I like to share the knowledge I have learned with my customers, helping them understand everything about the process, including all of the legal documents. I grew up in Loraine, OH, and have lived in the Defiance area for the last 20 years. I graduated from Bowling Green State University. Outside of the dealership, I enjoy woodworking and other building projects, hiking, camping, and spending time with my family. I’m a true Cleveland Indians baseball fan!! My favorite discussions include baseball, home repair, outdoor vacation destinations, and current topics. I’m the Cubmaster with the Holgate Cub Scout Pack 169. I love having the opportunity to help enrich the youth in our community by providing them with the best possible Scouting experience.
I have worked as the Title Clerk for 17 years. I have 2 children and 1 granddaughter. I enjoy spending time with my family, walking my dog, and cooking. Hobbies outside of work include crocheting, vacationing and watching HGTV. I love my job and enjoy working with customers. My coworkers make coming to work each day a joy!
Thank you for taking the time to visit our website, and we look forward to handling your vehicle needs. I am an Accounting Assistant, and I love working with the wonderful team members here at the dealership. I’m passionate about helping Estle Chevrolet Cadillac maintain the best reputation on customer service and sales. I love to read books while outdoors at my country home, taking in the beautiful surroundings. I also enjoy spending time with my family and working out/training. I use to be a personal trainer for about a year. I earned my accounting degree from Northwest State Community College. In my spare time, you can also catch me watching football; my favorite teams are the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Hi, everyone! I’m new to the auto industry, but I look forward to learning more about the business and providing exceptional service to our customers. I know the importance of quality service! I enjoy working with the staff here at Estle Chevrolet Cadillac and being a part of the day to day business of auto sales. I also enjoy spending time with my family and supporting local events and sports (Go Fairview)!
Joined the auto industry 16 years ago, and have worked at Bob Estle Chevrolet for 10+ years. Love helping other service technicians, and technicians in training, to diagnose and repair automotive vehicles. My goal is to provide them with the guidance they need to succeed in this industry. My certifications include being an ASE Master Automotive Certified Technician with Advanced Level Certifications and a GM World Class Certified Technician. Customers enjoy working with me because of my positive attitude and my willingness to listen. Going above and beyond for my clients is what I’m known for. I really enjoy doing what I do, and I look forward to accomplishing more goals in this field.
I thoroughly enjoy riding motorcycles with my friends, helping with their vehicles, and educating them on cars in general. I’ve worked on cars in my garage for several years, and after graduating college, I wanted to do it professionally, so I joined the auto industry. My career at Bob Estle Chevrolet began in 2017. The best aspect of my job is our wonderful customers and working with my amazing colleagues. We have a great team here at the dealership; everyone is always willing to help out however they can. I can always be counted on to fix vehicles to a high expectation!
Sam is not only a GM Certified Tech here at Estle Chevrolet Cadillac. But also recently won the Hole in One Award from Estle Chevrolet Cadillac. Sam scored an Ace on Hole #8 at an Estle Sponsored event on the Auglaize Golf Course!
Hi! I’m Don Schaefer, a Parts Manager here at the dealership. I have been associated with GM Parts since 1985, and a Parts Manager since 1990. Moved to Estle Chevrolet Cadillac in May 2016. Helping our customers get in and out of the dealership, with the right products, and within a timely manner, is what I’m all about. Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional service to each and every guest!
As a Parts Assistant, my priority is getting our customers in and out of the dealership with the right parts, without wasting their time. I have worked in the auto industry for 41 years. Some of my certifications and accomplishments over the years include being a Master ASE Certified Technician, an ASE Certified Parts Specialist, and a graduate of the GM University of Automotive Management. I grew up in the automotive field. My grandfather started a Buick dealership in 1912, and had the oldest Buick dealership in the world for a number of years. I am married to the most amazing woman, Kathy; she is a district secretary at Antwerp Local schools. My family enjoys traveling. We have been to Alaska, the Caribbean, Great Britain, Scotland, Sweden, and many more places. I’m an active member of Hicksville Grace United Methodist Church, where I proudly serve on several committees.
Hello! I’m Tadd Baldwin, a Body Shop Assistant Manager here at Bob Estle Chevrolet. My daily goal is to be sure that my customers are satisfied with their vehicle repairs. I work closely with insurance companies to be sure all repairs are done professionally. Outside of work, I love fishing, golfing, and spending time with all my grandchildren. I genuinely love my career and take pride in helping others. My job and my coworkers make coming to work each day an adventure.
Hi, my name is Craig. I have been working at this dealership since 1995. Actually, Bob Estle hired me when he was managing the body shop. It’s been quite an experience seeing how vehicles have evolved since I began working here. Outside of the dealership, I love family time. My wonderful wife, Jennifer, and I have been married for 17 years. We have two great sons. My hobbies include arrowhead hunting, fishing, and metal detecting.
I am married to Kenny, and the proud mom to Brok and Kacee. I have spent the last 10+ years following my kids and their sports activities. I also enjoy spending time with my 3 nephews, Will, Logan, and Jacob. We have 4 dogs at our home – Masyn, Bently, Kodiak, and Chase. I have worked at the dealership since July 2015. I enjoy being around customers and especially enjoy my coworkers.
Joined the auto industry 6 years ago. Prior to that, I was a corrections officer for CCNO, and have many stories to tell. Spending time with my family and friends is something that I love to do outside of work. I have earned various awards over the years, such as winning the 2007 Toledo Toughman contest. My special skills include having the ability to put others first, and my hard work ethic. When you want great service, stop by the dealership and ask for Brett Porter.
Thank you for visiting the Bob Estle Chevrolet Defiance website. I hope that you allow us to earn your trust and your business. I have worked in the auto industry since 2016, and I bring that experience with me into the dealership each day. The best aspect of my job is interacting with our guests and providing a solution to their automotive problems. I strive for customer satisfaction. I grew up in Defiance, OH, and like being a part of an organization that works hard for its community. In my spare time, I love being with family and friends. I also enjoy watching Alabama Crimson Tide games.
I am 23 years old and love doing what I do here at Estle Chevrolet. They make me feel like family here, and I look forward to a long career with this amazing organization! I truly can’t wait to see what the future holds for me in the auto industry. My best job is being a mother to my beautiful and smart daughter, Delilah Mae! She is my world! I love to spend as much time with her and my fiancé as possible – he is the most loving man! When time permits, I’m always up for a trip to the park with my family!