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Stefan Oehlberg
New Vehicle Sales Manager

Stefan joined the Mills team in 2020, bringing 6 years of prior automotive sales and management experience earned working in New York and Florida dealerships.  He grew up in Rockland County, New York and attended SUNY Rockland before taking a Sales Manager position at a dealership in Orangeburg, NY.  A move to Florida for 17 years led Stefan to working a slightly different vocation for a period of time, purchasing Structured Settlements and Annuities, before eventually coming back to work in the automotive field as a Brand Specialist for a dealership in Stuart, Florida.  Now living in Benson, Stefan continues to apply his skills and friendly personality assisting people with their automotive needs.  Stefan and wife Colleen have three children: Connor, Cole and Cora; 2 German Shepherds: Gunnar and Bella, a cat named Tiger and a boa constrictor named Fluffy.  When he's not working Stefan enjoys practicing Goju Ryu Karate, spending time with his family, and his family also enjoys volunteering at Feed My Hungry Children, a non-profit organization working toward a goal of ending childhood hunger worldwide.

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Rick Hess
Sales and Leasing Consultant

A veteran of 20-plus years in the car business, Rick returns to Mills after working more than two years as used car manager at the former Swenson Motor Co., Willmar. And, he's never really left home, having been born/raised in Willmar, and graduating from Willmar High School. Rick is also a graduate of Hamline University with a degree in economics. His automotive career started at Manley Auto Center, Willmar, which later became Mills Auto Center. Rick and his wife, Linda, have one son and six grandchildren. He plays golf and enjoys watching his son drive in drag races.

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Ross Metz
Sales and Leasing Consultant

Ross started with Mills in 2021 having returned to his Minnesota roots after spending some time working at an O'Reilly Auto Parts store while living in Rosenberg, Texas.  Ross grew up in Swift Falls, just outside of Benson, Minnesota which he describes with a smile as "a very small town of about 40 people".  He attended the Benson High School and worked in retail and customer service for several years but has been working around cars his entire life, an interest he's been more focused on in the past few years.  "I'm really excited for the opportunity to better my knowledge about the automobile industry" he said about joining the Mills team.  Ross currently lives in Willmar with his 4 year old black lab "Ruby", and when he's not working he enjoys being outdoors.  "I like to hunt and fish and most importantly, I love to hang out with my family and friends" he said.

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Chase Jarveis
Sales and Leasing Consultant

Chase started with the Mills team in 2021, a fresh face to automotive sales but quick to fit in with a natural ability to connect with people.  Previously he had worked at a juvenile detention center.  Born and raised in Willmar, Chase attended and graduated from Willmar Senior High School before going on to study and graduate from Alexandria Technical and Community College.  Home-town proud, Chase still calls Willmar home and when he's not working, he enjoys spending time outdoors.

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Dan Swart
Service Advisor

Dan joined Mills Auto Center in October of 1988. Dan and his wife Linda have 4 children; Connor, Ava, Audrey and Charles. In his free time he enjoys golfing and spending time with his family and friends.

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