Van Horn Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Hires New Part Time Receptionist

Tessa Woelfel has been hired as part time receptionist at Van Horn Dodge. Tessa was born and raised in Plymouth and currently attends Plymouth High School where she is a Junior. Tessa hopes to attend UW Whitewater to pursue a degree in accounting. When asked what she is most looking forward to in her new role Tessa said, “I can’t wait to meet new people and experience work in an office setting.” In her spare time, you can find Tessa on the tennis courts or enjoying the latest episode of Modern Family.

Plymouth Girl's Basketball Boosters Raise $1,000 at Van Horn Sign and Drive


Saturday, March 8th, the Plymouth Girls Basketball Team and Van Horn Automotive joined together to host the Booster's first annual Sign and Drive Event. From 10am to 1pm, vehicles from Joe Van Horn Chevrolet, Van Horn Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, and Van Horn Hyundai Sheboygan were available for free test drives at Riverview Middle. For each test drive taken, Van Horn Automotive donated fifteen dollars to the Girl's Basketball Booster Club. With the help of the Girl's Basketball Team and Plymouth residents, a total of 68 test drives and $1,020 was raised for the Booster Club! Thank you to the Girl's Basketball Team and to everyone that participated!

Brian Tatela joins Van Horn Sheboygan team as Service Advisor


Brian Tatela joined the Van Horn Automotive Group as of March in 2013. He is the new Service Advisor and is enthused to be able to establish himself as a contributor on a great team, but also loves challenges. Brian is from Chicago, IL and went to Faber College to receive a general degree. When not at work, he enjoys geocaching with his wife and daughter, along with archery.

Andrew Marks Newest Photographer at Van Horn Hyundai Mazda Sheboygan

Andrew Marks has been living in the Sheboygan area his whole life and just recently joined the Van Horn Automotive Group in January of 2014 as the photographer. He attended UW-Sheboygan and received a general degree. His previous jobs were being a bartender and an event organizer for different organizations. Andrew has recently become a new father to his newborn son, Nolan, as of January 24th! When Andrew isn’t working or taking care of his new family, he enjoys the warm weather longboarding. He is excited to be a part of our team and produce quality pictures for our customers.

Karen Ferguson Joins Van Horn Automotive Group as New Human Resources Director


Karen Ferguson joins Van Horn Automotive Group as the new Director of Human Resources. Karen has spent her whole life in Sheboygan County earning her Masters in Organizational Behavior from Silver Lake College and working in the Human Resources department at Kohler and Manitowoc Companies. In her new role, Karen is most looking forward to building a strong HR process and helping the organization move forward. When she is not at work, Karen enjoys spending time with her family, camping and shooting pool.

Van Horn Recipient of 2013 Plymouth Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award

Plymouth, WI – Each year, the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce recognizes a local business that has done an exceptional job providing service to their community. This year, Van Horn Automotive Group is honored to receive this award. Three generations of the Van Horn Family make up the Van Horn Auto Group, which is dedicated to being active in local charities, events, and activities. Since 1993, Van Horn Automotive Group has helped raise close to 5 million dollars for education and student enrichment. The Van Horn Group is honored to sponsor area businesses and charities such as the Plymouth Food Pantry, Plymouth Intergenerational Center, Plymouth School District, Quit Qui Oc Sports Complex, Sheboygan County Fairest of the Fair, St. John the Baptist Church and School, St. Mary Springs Academy, United Way of Sheboygan County, Plymouth Arts Center, Plymouth Youth Soccer and Baseball, Gift of Life and or course the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce and more. Van Horn would like to thank the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce for this honor. We look forward to many more years of serving the Plymouth community.

Mike Burgess Named General Manager of Joe Van Horn Chevrolet



Mike is originally from Colorado Springs, CO but has lived and worked in the Sheboygan Area for the last nine years. Mike got his start at Van Horn in the sales department at Van Horn Hyundai. Mike says he is most looking forward to working with the Van Horn team and getting involved helping customers. Mike is married with two daughters and enjoys riding his Harley in his spare time.