Meet Our Staff

Our staff here at Evans Toyota is here for your convenience. Feel free to contact us with questions or for a test drive.

Meet Our Administration Staff

Customer Relations Kathy  Waters
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Customer Relations
Kathy Waters
IT Consultant Troy  Liechty
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IT Consultant
Troy Liechty
Executive Assistant Nicole  Sexton
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Executive Assistant
Nicole Sexton
Accounts Receivable Clerk Alexus  Lowe
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Accounts Receivable Clerk
Alexus Lowe
Accounts Payable Karen  Kibe
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Accounts Payable
Karen Kibe
Sales Commision Inventory Nelly  Othman
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Sales Commision Inventory
Nelly Othman
Service Administrator Tish  Potter
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Service Administrator
Tish Potter
Receptionist  Alexis Bacon-Thrams
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Receptionist
Alexis Bacon-Thrams
Receptionist Kristina Ihire
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Receptionist
Kristina Ihire

Meet Our Finance Staff

Finance Manager Gary  Cramer
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I grew up in Fort Wayne, as did my beautiful wife. We are blessed with 3 children who are healthy and bright. I coach our kids teams and will lace it up for any sport. I have certifications from Toyota Financial Services, ACE Automotive and American Financial. I always encourage customers to ask questions before, during, and after their purchase. Working at Evans is truly a story of our collective team being better together than the sum of its parts. Every customer is a guest of honor! Let us put our years of industry experience to work to provide you with an amazing automotive experience.
Finance Manager
Gary Cramer
Finance Manager Jason Campos
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Finance Manager
Jason Campos

Meet Our Insurance Staff

Insurance Kory Anderson
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Insurance
Kory Anderson

Meet Our Management Staff

Owner Rick  Evans
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Owner
Rick Evans
Customer Relations Kathy  Waters
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Customer Relations
Kathy Waters
Finance Manager Gary  Cramer
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I grew up in Fort Wayne, as did my beautiful wife. We are blessed with 3 children who are healthy and bright. I coach our kids teams and will lace it up for any sport. I have certifications from Toyota Financial Services, ACE Automotive and American Financial. I always encourage customers to ask questions before, during, and after their purchase. Working at Evans is truly a story of our collective team being better together than the sum of its parts. Every customer is a guest of honor! Let us put our years of industry experience to work to provide you with an amazing automotive experience.
Finance Manager
Gary Cramer
Service Lane Manager Scott  House
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Service Lane Manager
Scott House
Parts & Service Director Lenny  Martin
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Parts & Service Director
Lenny Martin
Used Car Manager Wade  Brown
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Used Car Manager
Wade Brown
Rental Manager Dave  Renner
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I was born and raised in Fort Wayne and have worked in the car rental industry for 40 years now. Some of my hobbies include kayaking, fishing, boating, and playing poker. I enjoy working for a family owned business with a good reputation for taking care of their customers. I would like customers to know that I am straight forward, fair, and honest. I like to treat my customers as I would wish to be treated.
Rental Manager
Dave Renner
M/I/T Director Zane  Rice
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M/I/T Director
Zane Rice
New Car Manager Jim Shlater
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New Car Manager
Jim Shlater
Sales Manager Mike Smeltzley
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I am a fun-loving and hard-working individual. Being a part of the Evans Toyota means everything to me, and I always greet every customer with a smile.
Sales Manager
Mike Smeltzley

Meet Our Rental Staff

Rental Manager Dave  Renner
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I was born and raised in Fort Wayne and have worked in the car rental industry for 40 years now. Some of my hobbies include kayaking, fishing, boating, and playing poker. I enjoy working for a family owned business with a good reputation for taking care of their customers. I would like customers to know that I am straight forward, fair, and honest. I like to treat my
Rental Manager
Dave Renner
Assistant Rental Manager Carter  Morris
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Assistant Rental Manager
Carter Morris

Meet Our Sales Staff

Used Car Manager Wade  Brown
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Used Car Manager
Wade Brown
New Car Manager Jim Shlater
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New Car Manager
Jim Shlater
Sales Manager Mike Smeltzley
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I am a fun-loving and hard-working individual. Being a part of the Evans Toyota means everything to me, and I always greet every customer with a smile.
Sales Manager
Mike Smeltzley
Sales and Leasing Consulant Alexis Doster
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I am a hard worker who always gives 150%. The Evans Toyota family is a great team with a great set of values, and I am excited to be a part of it. My goal is to make sure that every customer leaves happy with their purchase.
Sales and Leasing Consulant
Alexis Doster
Sales and Leasing Consultant Andrew Bradshaw
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I am a very honest person that loves to do good for others. I recently married the love of my live. We have a furry little baby Golden Doodle and a huge house cat. I always put my customers first; their needs are most important, and I’m here to help. I do everything I can to make the experience caring and thorough, from picking a car to after-sale follow-up.
Sales and Leasing Consultant
Andrew Bradshaw
Sales and Leasing Consultant Andy Long
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Sales and Leasing Consultant
Andy Long
Sales and Leasing Consultant Bailey Evans
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Sales and Leasing Consultant
Bailey Evans
Sales and Leasing Consulant Brandon Mainz
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Sales and Leasing Consulant
Brandon Mainz
Sales and Leasing Consultant Cameron  McCalla
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Sales and Leasing Consultant
Cameron McCalla
Sales and Leasing Consultant Castille Dewells
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Sales and Leasing Consultant
Castille Dewells
Sales and Leasing Consultant Chad Voglewede
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I am an outgoing, approachable, and energetic person who is ready to make it happen! I am an honest and up-front salesman. You will get a handshake and a guarantee from me of quality products. I love repeat customers, and I am always looking to create new long-term customers.
Sales and Leasing Consultant
Chad Voglewede
Sales and Leasing Consulant Chris Stahlman
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Sales and Leasing Consulant
Chris Stahlman
Equity Manager Kevin Moriarty
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Equity Manager
Kevin Moriarty
Sales and Leasing Consultant Matthew Horstman
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Sales and Leasing Consultant
Matthew Horstman
Floor Leader and Master Sales Reggie  Rogers
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I am a very loyal person to those deserving and one who likes structure and order from my home life to my work and faith. I love excitement and being around people. Evans has been a great place to work as everyone does their best to help me succeed and grow while customers are inspired to buy from our local family owned business. My customers know I strive to provide the best customer service the first time and truly care about their buying experience. When you leave with your new car you’ll not only know everything there is to about your new car, you’ll have a new friend in the car business!
Floor Leader and Master Sales
Reggie Rogers
Sales Porter Rob  Wood
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Sales Porter
Rob Wood
Sales and Leasing Consultant Richard  Stewart
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I am from a little town, I am a hard worker and I love my family. I have 2 awesome grandkids! Evans is a team environment where I am thrilled to have the opportunity to help people find their dream car. I am very proud to be a trustworthy, good man who will help you before and after your purchase with honesty and integrity throughout the entire process.
Sales and Leasing Consultant
Richard Stewart
Sales and Leasing Consulant Russell Stine
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Sales and Leasing Consulant
Russell Stine

Meet Our Service Staff

Parts & Service Director Lenny  Martin
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Parts & Service Director
Lenny Martin
Service Lane Manager Scott  House
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Service Lane Manager
Scott House
Assistant Service Manager David  Cornett
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Assistant Service Manager
David Cornett
Assistant Service Manager John  Geiger
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I have been an Assistant Service Manager for 2 years. I love helping customers with their vehicles and making the process less stressful. Being a part of the Evans family means welcoming guests and making other employees feel at home. I would like my customers to know that our dealership's goal is to take the best care of our customers and guests.
Assistant Service Manager
John Geiger
Assistant Service Manager Justin  Winters
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Assistant Service Manager
Justin Winters
Service Technician Brendan  McCarel
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I have always loved cars. When I was young, I would go with my dad to the shop on Saturdays and watch him work on cars. Being a part of the Evans family is about doing the best job on on every car. I would like customers to know that I will take the best care of your vehicle and complete the repairs done to the best of my ability.
Service Technician
Brendan McCarel
 Service Technician Casey  Seemann
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I love working on cars! My favorite car to work on is my 1988 Mustang. Being a part of the Evans family means being with hard workers and people that will look out for you. I want customers to know that I will work hard to fix their car in a timely manner.
Service Technician
Casey Seemann
Service Technician Hung  Nugyen
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Service Technician
Hung Nugyen
Service Technician Jerry  White
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Service Technician
Jerry White
Service Technician Jon  Wudy
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I am an auto enthusiast who enjoys working on cars, and I enjoy the outdoors. Being a part of the Evans family means being the best individual I can be to work towards a satisfied customer. I have been a Toyota technician for 20 plus years, and I always strive to fix a car the first time at the most reasonable cost.
Service Technician
Jon Wudy
Service Technician Kevin  Krose
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I enjoy working on cars and competitive shooting. Being a part of the Evans family means I show up to work with friends and I enjoy my days at work. I treat every vehicle with respect, and I want to return it in better condition than it came in. I always give the vehicle one more final inspection to make sure it's done right and clean.
Service Technician
Kevin Krose
Service Technician Nathan  Herb
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I am married to my wonderful wife and enjoy working on vehicles and spending time with family. Being a part of the Evans family means having a place to talk to people about more than work. I would like customers to know I do my job to my fullest every time and care for my customers vehicles as if they were my families.
Service Technician
Nathan Herb
Service Technician Robert  Cross
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I am a former member of the US Army. I enjoy working on cars even when it gets frustrating because there is almost always a fix. Being a part of the Evans family gives me a chance to serve my community. I would like customers to know that I carry the values I learned in the military into everything I do, and I always ensure I have done everything I can do to make repairs properly.
Service Technician
Robert Cross
Service Technician Paul  Stanford
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I enjoy working with and driving cars. Being a part of the Evans family means having coworkers as friends and making the workplace more fun and efficient. I would like customers to know that I am hard working, organized, and very particular about my work. I try to do the best work I can all the time.
Service Technician
Paul Stanford
Service Technician Sam  Able
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I enjoy off-roading and driving manual cars in my free time. Being a part of the Evans team means that everyone gets along and will help you out in times of need. I enjoy learning new things and working on Toyotas because they are reliable and last a lifetime. I always make sure to do a thorough inspection on every car to make sure all necessary repairs are done!
Service Technician
Sam Able
Service Technician Teodor  Gllafce
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I am someone who has a big passion for the automotive field. Working at Evans Toyota, I know I am working with a team that has the same goals as me. I always make sure that a vehicle actually needs a repair before I recommend it to a customer, and I will make sure that the job is done right.
Service Technician
Teodor Gllafce
Service Technician Tim  Wilkins
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I have been working on cars and trucks since I was a child. I like being a part of the Evans family because I get to build relationships with the people I work with. I would like customers to know that I do things properly the first time so they don't need redone.
Service Technician
Tim Wilkins
Service Technician Tracy  Welling
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Service Technician
Tracy Welling
Detailer Roy  Campos
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Detailer
Roy Campos
Service Porter Heath  Stanfield
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Service Porter
Heath Stanfield
Service Porter Makaylee  Loftis
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Service Porter
Makaylee Loftis
Internal Service Crystal  Barber
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Internal Service
Crystal Barber
Customer Care Center Samara Fuentes
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Customer Care Center
Samara Fuentes
Assistant Service Manager Chris Robinson
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I am an ex-military married man with four kids. I am an honest, hard worker. Family is one of the biggest driving factors in my life.
Assistant Service Manager
Chris Robinson
Internal Service Advisor Grant Eads
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I am happily married and have a son at home. I have worked in the service industry my whole life, and it has given me a great respect for the standards of Evans Toyota. I know that my job is to make sure the customer is taken care of fully. I intend to do that through hard work, dedication, and punctuality.
Internal Service Advisor
Grant Eads
Service Technician Nathaniel Wopshall
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Service Technician
Nathaniel Wopshall

Meet Our Parts Staff

Parts & Service Director Lenny  Martin
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Parts & Service Director
Lenny Martin
Parts Manager Jason  Headlee
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I am a father of three, born and raised right here in Fort Wayne, Indiana. I am very involved with PTA, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and band activities. Here at Evans Toyota, we work together as a team to overcome obstacles. This is the first place I have worked where I feel truly appreciated. I have been working in the Parts field for over 10 years and am very involved with figuring out how to meet my customers' needs. I always let my customers know that I am here to serve them and that they are the reason why I come to work everyday.
Parts Manager
Jason Headlee
Assistant Parts Manager Jeff  Osmun
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Assistant Parts Manager
Jeff Osmun
Parts Counter Representative Paul  Klopsch
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I've been married to my wife Lisa for 15 years and have two boys. I have worked in the auto business for almost 25 years and have been an avid Toyota fan most of my life. Being a part of the Evans family has given me the opportunity to work in an industry that I love. I want customers to know that I will do my best to get quality parts and share my knowledge of parts to facilitate their auto needs.
Parts Counter Representative
Paul Klopsch
Shipping and Receiving Handler Andrew  Crockett
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Shipping and Receiving Handler
Andrew Crockett

Our Location

Evans Toyota
515 W Coliseum Blvd
Fort Wayne , IN 46808

Sales: (260) 482-3730
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Sales Hours

Monday8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am - 8:00 pm
SundayClosed

Service Hours

Monday7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SundayClosed

Parts Hours

Monday7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SundayClosed
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I always receive excellent service at Evans Toyota. I would not go anywhere else.

- Steve Newbauer, GOOGLE

I rate Evans Toyota very high because they always go out of their way to make sure my needs are taken care of,the gentlemen in charge of the service Department do a great job,and that’s why I always go back.,,,,,,,thanks again for a great job

- Ray Brock, DEALERRATER

Oil was changed in 30 mins, service technician found an issue with the water pump. Justin called it into warranty, found that it was completely covered and had it replaced the same day. Thanks!

- bryan, DEALERRATER

We went to get door molding installed on our new vehicle. Greeted by friendly attentive employee and the work wax completed in under the time we were expecting. Very happy with result.

- Caroletelder, DEALERRATER

When I showed up for service my appointment was not in the books. Luckily, they didn't make me re-schedule and instead were beyond helpful and took great care of me.

- Lots of legroom, DEALERRATER

Called to make an appointment to get oil change got right in . While I was waiting got a video of the service tech showing me the underneath of my car telling what was good and what problem he found. David Cornett (service dept) told me what the problem was and let me make the choice to fix it now...

- Jaime Brenneke, GOOGLE

because they deserve to be recognized for the work and knowledge and caring about the work they do for people. We drive the car and when something goes wrong they are there to help fix the problem.

- Carolyntulloch02, DEALERRATER

I appreciate being able to interact with Dave Cornett on an on going basis. He listens and advises while taking my limited Income into consideration.

- Lolly2dum, DEALERRATER

Chad made our shopping experience enjoyable, even though we usually detest vehicle shopping. He explained the features on the vehicles to the degree we wanted, did not pressure us, and helped us decide on and find the vehicle we wanted.

- Loren & Anita, DEALERRATER

We were met in the lot seconds after we arrived with friendly service. If you’re looking for a pleasant, low pressure car buying experience, Evans Toyota is the only place in Fort Wayne to go!

- Shoshalena, DEALERRATER

Great attention to detail, maintained eye contact, knew how to make computer entries rapidly, knew current issues regarding Prius, supported other service team members with great attitude.

- Patricialaird, CARS

Great attention to detail, maintained eye contact, knew how to make computer entries rapidly, knew current issues regarding Prius, supported other service team members with great attitude.

- Patricialaird, DEALERRATER

I was kept informed and Justin is very professional. He knew me and treated me like a friend. The service department did a great job finding an issue with my truck. Thank you

- Mellisen, DEALERRATER

It was a busy Saturday. We were told the car would be done in an hour, it was actually shorter! We waited in a clean comfortable waiting room with complimentary rolls,apples and coffee. Courteous young man took care of us .

- MM2, CARS

I was kept informed and Justin is very professional. He knew me and treated me like a friend. The service department did a great job finding an issue with my truck. Thank you

- Mellisen, CARS

It was a busy Saturday. We were told the car would be done in an hour, it was actually shorter! We waited in a clean comfortable waiting room with complimentary rolls,apples and coffee. Courteous young man took care of us .

- MM2, DEALERRATER

great people skills for a rookie. took time for me and I felt important took an hour for tire rotation. planned on oil change did not happen

- judestof, CARS

great people skills for a rookie. took time for me and I felt important took an hour for tire rotation. planned on oil change did not happen

- judestof, DEALERRATER

Richard was a great salesman to deal with...very personable along with Jim. We were treated well from beginning to end of purchasing our car. We've had a Toyota for 3 years and have had excellent care from the service department. Thanks to all

- Beth, CARS

Richard was a great salesman to deal with...very personable along with Jim. We were treated well from beginning to end of purchasing our car. We’ve had a Toyota for 3 years and have had excellent care from the service department. Thanks to all

- Beth, DEALERRATER

Evans Toyota has always been a fantastic dealership! We've been taking our vehicles there for service for years and the service leader (Scott) and his team are the best there is, period! Very professional, talented, hardworking and friendly. This was my first experience purchasing a vehicle from...

- Mark S., YELP

OUR SALES MAN CHAD WAS THE TOP RATED . HE TOOK THE TIME TO EXPLAIN EVERYTHING AND MADE SURE WE WERE HAPPY .VERY CARING ABOUT HIS CUSTOMER

- MARTHA PASKO, CARS

OUR SALES MAN CHAD WAS THE TOP RATED . HE TOOK THE TIME TO EXPLAIN EVERYTHING AND MADE SURE WE WERE HAPPY .VERY CARING ABOUT HIS CUSTOMER

- MARTHA PASKO, DEALERRATER

I was looking for a RAV4 or a CRV and found a RAV4 on their website that I wanted to go see. I did my research and knew the price I wanted to pay. The RAV4 was certified (a big plus) and was very clean. It drove great, and Richard Stewart was very helpful explaining the features. I've purchased...

- VtxTundra, CARS

I was looking for a RAV4 or a CRV and found a RAV4 on their website that I wanted to go see. I did my research and knew the price I wanted to pay. The RAV4 was certified (a big plus) and was very clean. It drove great, and Richard Stewart was very helpful explaining the features. I've purchased...

- VtxTundra, DEALERRATER

I am a long-term customer with Evans Toyota, and my service experiences have consistently been very well-executed. This team of folks are professional, cordial, thorough and great to work with.

- Me&Evans!, DEALERRATER

I am always pleased with the service that I receive at Evans Toyota. Everyone is personable and customer-service oriented. Employees are people that I can trust.

- kkb, DEALERRATER

I am a long-term customer with Evans Toyota, and my service experiences have consistently been very well-executed. This team of folks are professional, cordial, thorough and great to work with.

- Me&Evans!, CARS

Information provided by service staff was clear and easy for me to understand. They were able to work me in when I was in need of a new battery and the shuttle service was very helpful

- AJ, DEALERRATER

Information provided by service staff was clear and easy for me to understand. They were able to work me in when I was in need of a new battery and the shuttle service was very helpful

- AJ, CARS

I am always pleased with the service that I receive at Evans Toyota. Everyone is personable and customer-service oriented. Employees are people that I can trust.

- kkb, CARS

I stopped by unannounced to pick up a parts order. I was promptly greeted by Kay within seconds of arriving. His attentiveness to my arrival and order was an indicator and hallmark of his obvious commitment to customer service and excellence on behalf of the dealership. Kay immediately projected...

- Grandpa, CARS

I stopped by unannounced to pick up a parts order. I was promptly greeted by Kay within seconds of arriving. His attentiveness to my arrival and order was an indicator and hallmark of his obvious commitment to customer service and excellence on behalf of the dealership. Kay immediately projected...

- Grandpa, DEALERRATER

Came in without an appt - battery needed. Received immediate attention. A service worker after service complete brought my car up to the exit as i had a passenger on a walker - very.much appreciated.

- murphy, DEALERRATER

Everyone from sales to customer service to the service department was terrific.

- Jason C., YELP

Came in without an appt - battery needed. Received immediate attention. A service worker after service complete brought my car up to the exit as i had a passenger on a walker - very.much appreciated.

- murphy, CARS

I was very satisfied with the service I received yesterday on my Prius V. The service rep and the technician both did great jobs. Thanks,

- Tom Eggold, GOOGLE

The people are great and super helpful! They made sure to explain things and address any concerns I had about messages displayed on the dashboard. Turned out to be no real issues, which was great to hear. Thanks for putting the customer first!

- Audra Watson, CARS

The people are great and super helpful! They made sure to explain things and address any concerns I had about messages displayed on the dashboard. Turned out to be no real issues, which was great to hear. Thanks for putting the customer first!

- Audra Watson, DEALERRATER
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