Meet our Staff

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  • Todd & Marie Esterline - Owner

  • Jim Gilbert - Business Manager

  • Melissa Backes - Office Manager

  • Eric Melchi - Sales Manager

    Eric's favorite part of his job is the opportunity to help and guide customers through their journey of purchasing a vehicle. His hobbies include: playing guitar, being an accomplished vocalist, repurposing items into personalized art, and riding his Harley. His biggest life accomplishments include: being happily married, working for Auburn Chrysler since 2001, and working his way up to a respected Sales Manager. 


  • Ron Walter - Sales Consultant

    Ron's favorite part about working for Auburn Chrysler is being a Chrysler Certified Sales Consultant for 20 years. His hobbies include listening to Southern Gospel Music and being an active member of his church. His biggest life accomplishments are as follows: He has been on the Butler City Council for 17 years and is currently the Mayor of the City of Butler since 2009. 



  • Shelly Herman - Hostess

    Shelly's favorite part of being a hostess here at Auburn Chrysler is interacting with the customers and making sure they feel welcomed. Her Hobbies include: spending time with family, shopping, watching or going to the movies, she also enjoys going for walks and spending time with her neighbors. Her biggest accomplishment is her family, raising 2 responsible and loving children, and working here at Auburn Chrysler for 6 years. 


  • Deb Littlejohn - Hostess

    Deb's favorite part of her job is greeting and meeting new people and seeing repeat customers. Her hobbies include: Gardening, being board certified to be a hairdresser, and spending time with her new grand puppy and family. her biggest life accomplishments include: raising a strong, loving family, doing hair and being a staple employee here at Auburn Chrysler. 


  • Michelle Schnorr
    Service & Parts Director

  • Tom Wiedman - Master Technician

  • Chad Arnold - Lube Technician

  • Jarrett Hulbert - Technician

  • Brandon Marshall - Detailer

    Brandon enjoys the people he works with!! His hobbies include: Camping, fishing, canoeing, and enjoying life. He is also good at building houses starting with the framing. His biggest life accomplishments are being a respectable young man, flipping his eyelids inside out and blowing bubbles off his tongue. 


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