Meet our Team!


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Grant White
    Dealer Principal
    816-919-0770

    Grant White became the dealer principal and part owner of Heartland CDJR in September of 2018. He has been in the automotive industry for a total of 12 years. Prior to automotive he has a background in e-commerce sales and digital marketing. Grant has been a resident of Kansas City for 18 years and currently lives in Parkville, Missouri. In his free time he spends time at the baseball fields and dance recitals for his two kids. Grant White is passionate about changing the way people buy and sell vehicles and he is dedicated to making an impact in the Excelsior Springs community.

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  • Blair Howard
    Sales Manager
    (816) 630-9711


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  • Lynn Gronniger
    Finance Manager
    (816) 630-9703

    Lynn Gronniger is a seasoned professional in her field with over 26 years of experience. Lynn began in the car business with the brands Pontiac, Buick and GMC where she remained for 15 years. After that, she became the Director of Finance for Northtowne Volkswagon and worked there for 11 years. Lynn completed her degree in court reporting and is an animal lover. In her free time, Lynn likes to spend time with friends, family, her many cats and working out. We are so happy to have Lynn apart of our team; her relationships with a variety of lenders allows her to get a range of credit situations financing. Lynn's dedication to customer service does not go unnoticed and she is a vital piece of our team.

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  • Jake Clark
    Finance & Sales Associate
    (816) 785-7145

    Jake Clark has over 10 years of experience in the industry. Of those 10 years he has spent the entire time as a certified product specialist on Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram vehicles. Jake was born and raised in the Kansas City area and is a father to 4 children. Jake likes to spend his free time with his wife and family or at the gym. Jake is also trained in our finance department and is very knowledgeable on different vehicle and financing options. We are very proud of Jake and the level of professionalism he brings to our team. 

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  • Dru Peregrine
    Product Specialist & Marketing Director
    816-630-9707

    Dru Peregrine has 3 years of marketing experience specialized in the automotive industry. She is also a certified product specialist with Chrysler and enjoys helping all types of customers, from first time car buyers to her repeat customers. Prior to working in automotive she gained experiences in Human Resources and City Planning. She is a Northwest Missouri State alumna with a bachelor's degree in Marketing. Dru is passionate about changing the car buying experience and found her home with the innovative automotive dealership, Heartland Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram. Contact her for collaborations.

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  • Trey Hubbard
    Sales Support Specialist
    816-630-9720

    Trey Hubbard is originally from South Carolina but has lived in Kansas City for several years. He received a bachelor's degree in English from Kansas University and has been in the car business since 2013. Trey began his career at Northtowne Volkswagen and then worked for our sister store, Heartland Chevrolet where he was quickly promoted from the sales floor to finance where he remained for 4 years. He is passionate about his family and enjoy's cooking in his free time.

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  • Ryan Baker
    Product Specialist

    Ryan Baker is a new member to our team, born and raised in Richmond, Missouri. Prior to automotive Ryan was a sales representative for Aramark for over 3 years. Ryan is also a certified mechanic and has advanced knowledge on the mechanical components on our vehicles. Ryan is a family man with a 2 year old daughter and helps with his family farm. In his free time, he enjoys hunting and the outdoors. 

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  • Hunter Tevis
    Product Specialist


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  • Jeff Nolan
    Sales Associate
    (816) 630-9709

    Jeff Nolan is a Kansas City native who began in the automotive industry in November of 2015. He has experience in finance as well as product knowledge in a variety of domestic brands. Jeff is a FCA certified product specialist for all new Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Ram vehicles. His favorite saying is, "MOPAR or NO CAR".

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  • Red Morgan
    Sales Associate
    816-630-9708

    Justin Morgan, named "Red" by his friends and family has been in the automotive industry for 11 years. For those 11 years he has been dedicated to Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram product knowledge. Red was born and raised in Kearney, Missouri and currently lives in Excelsior Springs. Prior to the automotive industry, Red worked for the Kansas City Star. In his free time he enjoys going off-roading in his Jeep Wrangler and cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs. 

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  • Alexus Supernaw
    Internet Manager


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  • Renea Pankau
    Office Manager
    816-630-9704


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  • Justine Lyman
    Title Clerk
    816-630-9714


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  • Lacey Doudena
    Office Assistant
    816-630-9706


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  • Derrick Ross
    Service Manager
    (816) 630-9706


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  • Aurora Reed
    Service Advisor


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  • Ted Campbell
    Service Advisor


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  • Justin Brawley
    Technician
    816-630-2200


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  • Jeff Wathen
    Technician
    816-630-2200


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  • Paul Steele
    Service
    (816) 630-2200


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  • Charlie Nevel
    Parts Associate
    (816)630-2200


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  • Aiden Lacy
    Parts Specialist


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Join Our Team - We're Hiring! 
Email your resume to grant@heartlandcdjr.com.

Small Team with a Big Mission
Heartland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is new to the Excelsior Springs community and the Kansas City automotive market. We welcomed new ownership in August of 2018 and have turned this sleepy hidden gem into a volume dealership full of fresh faces, new ideas and dreams to expand. Heartland CDJR is grateful to be apart of a close knit and supportive community in Excelsior Springs, MO and have enjoyed getting to know the needs of our new clientele. Our leadership team is passionate about changing the way vehicles are bought and sold and is very hands on with our staff's professional development. We know that a happy staff makes happy customers and we want everyone to enjoy being at Heartland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

Diversity and Inclusion
We believe there is a place for everyone here at Heartland. We currently have team members in a variety of positions each with a unique skill set. Our tagline is "Nice People Buy From Nice People" and we firmly believe that. All nice people are welcome to be apart of our team!

Live your Best Life
- Receive Partially Paid Health Insurance
- Competitive Pay Hourly and Salary with Bonus's Available
- Flexible Schedule
- Understanding Leadership Team
- Opportunities for Advancement and Promotion
- Great Work Environment and Company Culture


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