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Dealer Principal

Mike Carpino
Dealer Principal
(620) 429-2200

My name is Mike Carpino and I am very proud to be the Dealer Principal of Mike Carpino Family of Ford Lincoln Dealerships. I have lived in the Columbus area my entire life and graduated from Columbus Unified High School. 


I started my automotive career in 1981 in auto mechanics at Southeast Kansas Area Vo-Tech School & continued my education at Pittsburg State University to complete my AutoBody Program degree in 1986. I began my retail sales career in 1987 in Columbus and had the opportunity to purchase the dealership in 2005. In 2019, we purchased the Ford Lincoln stores in Parsons and Pittsburg, KS.

I enjoy spending time with my family, which includes my wife, Lynn, and daughters, Haley & Hannah. We enjoy watching the Kansas City Chiefs, golf, traveling (especially Florida), and spending time at Grand Lake, Oklahoma. 

Thank you for being a part of the Mike Carpino Family of Ford Lincoln. If you have any suggestions on how we can be a better place to do business, please feel free to call me anytime.

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Sales

Robbie Carpino
General Manager
(620) 429-2200

Growing up in Columbus, Robbie learned to have a range of interests, from cars, to golf, to roping steers. But his favorite would be his wife, Madeline, two daughters, Cali & Cami, and their puppy, Charlie.


Robbie's been part of the Mike Carpino Ford Family since 2005 after graduating from Pittsburg State University with his Bachelors of Business Administration. 

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Chet Saporito
Finance Manager
(620) 429-2200

Born and raised in Columbus, Chet has always loved the sense of family and community involvement Mike Carpino Ford has. He joined our family back in 2005, after graduating from Pittsburg State University with his Bachelors degree. Fun fact; this has been his only job since graduating college!


When he's not at the dealership, Chet loves spending time with his family; his wife, Kodi, two daughters Kiptyn & Kree, and their cat, Pepper. He is also an avid sports fan, from watching football to coaching his daughters softball team. 

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Drew Thiele
Sales Associate
(620) 429-2200

Drew has been part of the Mike Carpino Ford family since spring of 2016. He decided to make sales his career because of his love for cars and interacting with people.


Born and raised in Southeast Kansas, Drew found a love for fishing early on in life, particularly Largemouth Bass, as well as an interest in hunting and golfing. When he's not fishing, you can find him with his 11 year old son, Kaden, and helping him with his various sporting activities. 

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Service

Jay Wary
Service Writer
(620) 429-2200

Working in the service department as our service writer, Jay, has been part of the Mike Carpino Ford family since 2013. His passion is helping others repair and maintain one of their biggest purchases, their vehicle. 


Another one of his passions is sports. When he isn't out officiating high school sports, you can catch Jay cheering on his two favorite teams, K-State and the Chiefs. But perhaps his biggest passion would be his family. He loves getting to hangout with his 4 brothers & 3 sisters, his 2 children Alex & AJ, and his granddaughter Kennedy. 

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Ben Biggerstaff
Parts Advisor
(620) 429-2200

When Ben's not in the Service Department, you can find him cheering on his two favorite teams, the Broncos and Cubs, annoying his wife, Jessica, or spending time with his daughter Sophie. 


Being from Columbus, Ben takes pride in helping his community and  whoever comes to the dealership. He has been apart of the family since 2015 in parts & service. Ben is Master Certified in both Parts & Service Advising!

Something you may not know about Ben is that he once ate 50 chicken McNuggets in one sitting!

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Dillon Roberts
Technician
(620) 429-2200

Growing up, Dillon had always had a passion for cars and trucks. Following his passion has led him to 12 plus years of technical work here at Mike Carpino Ford And is a graduate from Pittsburg State University with his Automotive Technology associates degree, Go Rilla's!


Dillon enjoys hunting, fishing, cheering on his favorite team, the Broncos and Cardinals, and of course spending time with his two sons, Kannon and Kreed, and his wife Macy. 


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Wade Mays
Technician
(620) 429-2200

With being Senior Master Technician certified, Wade's number one priority is you and your vehicle. He has been apart of the Mike Carpino Ford family since 2015. 


When he's not working on cars, you can catch him riding horses and spending time with his two kids, Oakleigh & Stetson.

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Matthew Fleming
Technician
(620) 429-2200

After graduating from Automotive Vocational School at Coffeyville Community College, Matthew joined our team of talented Technician's here at Mike Carpino Ford and has been with us since 2016. Working for a family-like atmosphere is very important to him, considering how close he is with his parents, 2 younger siblings, and 2 older siblings. 


In his spare time, Matthew enjoys playing the guitar and drawing. He also knows how to juggle, how neat! 

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KC Danner
Detail Manager
(620) 429-2200

KC has been part of the Mike Carpino Ford since our early days in 2005. When he isn't at work, he loves fishing, working around the house, and cheering on his favorite team, the Broncos.


Another favorite thing to do is spend time with his family; his wife, Pennie, 3 sons Kody, Dillon & Toby, and his 2 grand kids Rae & Kade. 

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Office

Jamie Huston
Office Manager
(620) 429-2200

Since joining our family in 2008, Jamie has held various titles. From receptionist, cashier, warranty clerk, to now being our head lady in the office as Office Manager and Controller. With being Ford Warranty Master Certified, she really is the jack of all trades here at Mike Carpino Ford.


When she's not running the office, she enjoys gardening, sewing & knitting, kayaking, and hanging out with her son Oliver and three pups Winston, Mitzi, and Lil Bubby.

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Landin Soper
Accounts Receivables/Cashier
(620) 429-2200

Chances are you've had this happy face help you out once or twice! Landin has been part our Mike Carpino Ford family since November, 2017. 


She is currently attending Pittsburg State University to get her Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in Management. When she's not at the dealership or in class, Landin loves to spend time with her parents, Kari & DeWayne, two sisters Kyle & Reagan, and her dog Sully. She always loves hanging with friends and binge watching the latest Netflix series. 

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