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Bob Lanphere's Beaverton Kia

12520 SW Canyon Rd
Directions Beaverton, OR 97005

  • Call Us: (888) 832-8597
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Meet Our Team


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Beaverton KIA


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Adel H.
Sales Consultant
503-526-2131

Where were you born? Iran
Previous Occupation? Engineer
What do you like to do outside of work? Flying. I'm a small plane pilot as a hobby.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? Very peaceful & professional environment. Fun place to work!
Favorite thing about your current position? Day to day dealing with the public to understand the needs & wants of every client.
Favorite movie? Yes Man
Favorite Food? Persian
What's something quirky about you? Fun to work with!

H. Adel

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Allen Williams
Sales Consultant

Where were you born? Apia Western Samoa
Previous Occupation? United States Army
What do you like to do outside of work? Play golf, fish, work in the yard.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? Selling Kia products.
Favorite thing about your current position? Meeting new people.
Favorite movie? Sound of Music
Favorite Food? Prime Rib
What's something quirky about you? Intelligent, loyal, hard working, friendly, athletic, and organized.

Allen Williams

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Brian McFarland
Sales Consultant

Where were you born? Fountain Valley CA, but I moved here to Oregon when I was 3 so I consider myself a native.
Previous Occupation? Sales is Life
What do you like to do outside of work? Work on my house, be with my friends and family. Seize the day.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? The people and the atmosphere they create.
Favorite thing about your current position? Helping people in tough situations and making their lives easier and more comfortable.
Favorite movie? The Last Samurai
Favorite Food? A home cooked meal
What's something quirky about you? Everything!

Brian McFarland

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Chris Nesseth
Sales Consultant
503-526-2131

Where were you born? Lincoln, Nebraska
Previous Occupation? HR Consultant
What do you like to do outside of work? Hike and make music
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? Jake Norquist
Favorite thing about your current position? Meeting new people everyday.
Favorite movie? Bronson
Favorite Food? Cheese
What's something quirky about you? I have eleven toes.

Chris Nesseth

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Hollie Lanphere
Sales Consultant

Where were you born?  Portland, OR
Previous Occupation?  Property Management
What do you like to do outside of work?  Spend time with my children.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia?  Its dedication to our customers.
Favorite thing about your current position?  Getting to help people find something new and exciting for their lives.
Favorite movie?  Running Scared
Favorite Food?  Pot Stickers
What's something quirky about you?  Good at doing impressions!

Hollie Lanphere

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Kristen Plosay
Sales Consultant

Where were you born? Virginia
Previous Occupation? Admin Asst
What do you like to do outside of work? Travel, be outside, go on hikes, go to the beach, etc. Go to concerts & explore new places.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? How friendly & welcoming everyone is.
Favorite thing about your current position? Meeting new people & feeling like I'm helping/making a difference.
Favorite movie? Beauty and the Beast, Labyrinth
Favorite Food? Potatoes & white cheddar popcorn.
What's something quirky about you? I lived in Juneau, AK for 11 years & was a DJ for 5 of those years.

Kristen Plosay

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Melchor Cisneros
Sales Consultant

Where were you born? Portland, OR
Previous Occupation? CNC Operator
What do you like to do outside of work? Hang out with my family.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? The people.
Favorite thing about your current position? Every day is different!
Favorite movie? Casino
Favorite Food? Enchiladas Verdes
What's something quirky about you? I have 5 chickens.

Melchor Cisneros

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Michael McIntosh
Sales Consultant

Where were you born? Tampa, FL
Previous Occupation? Car Sales
What do you like to do outside of work? Play guitar, hike, play video games, Lift
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? Work environment is great and customer friendly.
Favorite thing about your current position? I love people and getting to know and having the opportunity to help.
Favorite movie? Hacksaw Ridge
Favorite Food? Steak
What's something quirky about you? Small town kid in a big city.

Michael McIntosh

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Miranda Ricketts
Sales Consultant

Where were you born? Washington
Previous Occupation? Worked for a talent agent
What do you like to do outside of work? Play dates
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? My co-workers.
Favorite thing about your current position? I'm one of the only women salespeople here.
Favorite movie? Country Strong
Favorite Food? Steak & Lobster
What's something quirky about you? I love CNN & Anderson Cooper!

Miranda  Ricketts

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Raquel Blakely
Sales Consultant

Where were you born? Philadelphia, PA
Previous Occupation? Security
What do you like to do outside of work? Go hiking, shoot AK's with friends, explore new places, drive to random locations just because and learning more about new/old technology.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? Location
Favorite thing about your current position? Learning to master humility. ;-)
Favorite movie? Instructions Not Included
Favorite Food? Don't have one.
What's something quirky about you? I pick up accents very easily when around people that have one...not on purpose though.

Raquel Blakely

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Richard Chin
Sales Consultant

Where were you born? Beaverton, OR
Previous Occupation? Restaurant Manager
What do you like to do outside of work? Bodybuilding
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? Finding the perfect vehicle for people!
Favorite thing about your current position? Hearing stories from different places of the world from our customers.
Favorite movie? Inception
Favorite Food? Sushi
What's something quirky about you? I read the nutrition label on everything.

Richard Chin

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Sue Stone
Sales Consultant

Where were you born? Wheeling, WV
Previous Occupation? Admin Asst
What do you like to do outside of work? Camp
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? Close to home
Favorite thing about your current position? It's a new challenge.
Favorite movie? Cast Away
Favorite Food? Pizza
What's something quirky about you? I like to bake goodies and take to work to share with others.

Sue Stone

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Tanja Edmunds
Receptionist


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Karen Voss
Finance Director

Where were you born? Portland, OR
Previous Occupation? Restaurant Biz
What do you like to do outside of work? Active stuff, gym, golf, and hiking.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? Really fun people work here!
Favorite thing about your current position? Spending everyday talking to customers. I meet really cool people all the time.
Favorite movie? Whiplash
Favorite Food? Coffee...unless that's not a food group - peanut butter. Eat that everyday.
What's something quirky about you? I spent 20 years in professional kitchens, so everybody assumes I still love to cook. Totally false.

Karen Voss

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Brian Chipman
Pre-Owned Manager


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Nick Ubiles
Used Car Sales Manager


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Cameron Jones
Sales Manager

Where were you born? Billings, MT
Previous Occupation? Sales Manager
What do you like to do outside of work? Family, food, explore Portland and what it has to offer.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? Opportunity to grow with the people around me.
Favorite thing about your current position? Working with the people. (employees and customers) I'm lucky!
Favorite movie? Heat
Favorite Food? Pho
What's something quirky about you? I was a state Badminton champion in Montana, and got invited to play in Japan.

Cameron Jones

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Jake Norquist
Sales Manager
503-526-2131

Where were you born? Portland, OR
Previous Occupation? Blockbuster Video/College (Oregon State)
What do you like to do outside of work? Hang out with my family, playing with my 5 and 3 year old sons, soccer, softball, wakeboard.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? It's like a second family. Great atmosphere!
Favorite thing about your current position? Meeting new people everyday, helping customers through their car buying experience.
Favorite movie? Stepbrothers
Favorite Food? Sushi
What's something quirky about you? I want to compete on American Ninja Warrior!

Jacob Norquist

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Steve Early
Sales Manager


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Richard Lennard
General Manager
503-572-6671


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Service Team


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Rob Corder
Service Manager
506-526-2131

Where were you born? Portland, OR
Previous Occupation? Car Stereo Installer
What do you like to do outside of work? Camp, boat, ride atv's
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? The family owned environment.
Favorite thing about your current position? Helping people grow in their careers.
Favorite movie? Days of Thunder
Favorite Food? Hamburger
What's something quirky about you? Do not like chocolate.

Rob Corder

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Carlos Lopez
Service Advisor


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Ed Ring
Service Advisor
503-526-2131

Where were you born? Medford, OR
Previous Occupation? Service Consultant
What do you like to do outside of work? Fishing, prospecting.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? The people I work with.
Favorite thing about your current position? Helping the customers.
Favorite movie? Forrest Gump
Favorite Food? Sea Food
What's something quirky about you? I collect rocks, gems, & artifacts.

Ed Ring

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Stephanie Klingsporn
Business Development
503-526-2131

Where were you born? Portland, OR
Previous Occupation? Assistant Manager
What do you like to do outside of work? Camping and day hikes, read books, paint by numbers, play video games
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? The employees and work ethic.
Favorite thing about your current position? Gives me the opportunity to learn and grow with the company.
Favorite movie? There are too many for me to choose just one.
Favorite Food?The homemade kind. Either someone else's or my own. Mostly my own.
What's something quirky about you? I like to collect crystals and stones for meditation.

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Aaron Strauser
Kia Technician


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Dan Mason
Kia Technician


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Dedrick Oyamot
Kia Technician


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Jake Vaage
Kia Technician


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Richard Lowary
Kia Technician


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Ronald Sharma
Kia Technician


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Toby Robinson
Lube Tech


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"Hoss" Matt Mecartea
Sales Consultant

Where were you born? Portland, OR
Previous Occupation? EMT
What do you like to do outside of work? Try different foods.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? Meeting new people.
Favorite thing about your current position? The freedom to earn an income.
Favorite movie? Hacksaw Ridge
Favorite Food? Spanish
What's something quirky about you? I work as a bouncer at night.

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Jeff Trosko
Lot Attendent


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Parts Team


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Derral Smith
Parts Manager
503-526-2131

Where were you born? Portland, OR
Previous Occupation? Auto Technician - 37 yrs. Dealership Experience.
What do you like to do outside of work? Sand toys, cars
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? The unique challenges
Favorite thing about your current position? All of it
Favorite movie? 50 First Dates
Favorite Food? Seafood
What's something quirky about you? Sense of Humor

Derral Smith

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Justin Blum
Parts Counter Assistant
503-526-2131

Where were you born? Portland, OR
Previous Occupation? Electrician for Emergency Vehicles. Built custom fire trucks and ambulances. 
What do you like to do outside of work? Play video games, work on cars, hang out with friends and family.
Favorite thing about Beaverton Kia? I really like the group of people we have here. It seems like a family atmosphere.
Favorite thing about your current position? I love to help customers and make them feel like they were taken care of.
Favorite movie? Big Lebowski
Favorite Food? Pizza
What's something quirky about you? I like to make people laugh/be in a good mood.

Justin Blum

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