The Crew that Loves Subaru and Helping you!

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General Management

David Ressler
In Memorial

Proud owner of Gallatin Motors since February 2015. From Mandan, ND, Dave committed his life to the automotive industry and community philanthropy. He will be greatly missed.

Dave Ressler passed away 11/07/2017. He legacy lives on in our store and his family.

Don Murray
Subaru Brand Manager

Donald Javing
Executive Manager

Jeff Kaiser
Managing Member



Jerry Rue
General Sales Manager

From Big Timber, MT, Jerry has a lifetime experience being a Service Technician, Service Manager, Sales Consultant, Finance Manager, and Sales Manager. Decades of experience in every field in the Automotive Industry has brought Jerry all the knowledge and skills to lead our Sales Team. Current Subaru Owner.

Matt McGee
New Car Sales Manager
(406) 586-1771

Montana raised, college grad with a knack for adventure. Current Subaru Owner. Enjoy skiing, snowboarding, hiking, camping, and floating. Been with this store and location for over 5 years.

Shawn Johnson
Accessories/Used Car Manager
(406) 586-1771

Starting off in the detail shop, Shawn has proven to be a knowledgeable and hard working asset to Gallatin Motors. Moving up through Detail, Accessories, and even Used Car Management, Shawn has all the vehicle expertise you need.

Will Bigelow
Finance Manager

Our competitive product knowledge expert, Will has had the opportunity to sell 6 different brands of cars in the last 4 years of selling vehicles. Knowing all about vehicles, Will chose Subaru as the brand to Love.

Helen Hobaugh
Sales Consultant

With this store for 13+ Years, Helen has knowledge for days about the products and services we offer. Proud owner of a Subaru herself, and sometimes will bring in her two Boxer puppies for a visit at the store!

Mike Koelzer
Sales Consultant
(406) 586-1771

Bozeman boy, born and raised, has been in the auto industry for over 30+ years, 8 of the last has been with Subaru. Just like a good Bozeman native should, Mike enjoys fishing, hunting, and golf.

Spenser Wilson
Sales Consultant

Calling Bozeman his new home after making the big move from Indiana, Spenser has a lot of knowledge in the automotive industry. Starting as soon as he could work, Spenser has competitive knowledge, having converted from Honda to Subaru.

Lonnie Smoak
Sales Consultant

Lonnie got lost somewhere between the Carolinas and Anaconda Montana. But as the quote goes "Not all who wander are lost" and Lonnie found a new home in Bozeman Montana selling the car he loves! Current Subaru owner.

Jon Ellis
Sales Consultant

Our Newest Sales Team Member! He'll be sharing more about himself once he gets comfortable and settled in.



Cheyenne Katz
Service Advisor
(406) 586-1771

Don't let Cheyenne's youth mislead you. She is the most knowledgeable young lady you will ever meet in a Service Department. With 2 years of experience writing service for Subaru, confidence is in motion.

Lyle Quandahl
Express Service
(406) 586-1771

Lyle is a very focused and attentive Service writer. 4 years in the automotive industry, his focus on delivering on top quality service is his goal for every oil change.



Melissa Storey
Fixed Operations Manager

12+ Years at Subaru here in Bozeman. Plenty of experience and knowledge as a Parts Department Manager has brought her the tools to manage all Fixed Operations.

Tom George
Parts Consultant

Tom has 13 years experience in the parts department here at Subaru and his knowledge and process has been top notch! Tom, at the back counter away from the spotlight, makes the service department move smoothly.

Steven Hoyt
Assistant Parts Manager
(406) 586-1771

Knowledgeable, detail oriented, and a steel trap for all things automotive. Steve has proven his abilities as a Sales Consultant and recently been promoted to Assistant Parts Manager. We look forward to the great things he will do for our Parts Department.

Hayden Altenburg
Parts Consultant
(406) 586-1771

What a car guy! Hayden has been with Gallatin Motors for 4+ years moving Subaru parts. *Disclaimer, not actual photo of Hayden, Celebrity look alike complements of Jack Black*

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