Thursday, June 15, 2017

Meet Joe Gilbertson


Joe Gilbertson is from Eau Claire, Wisconsin and began in the HR Department at Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane in February of 2017 as part of his HR internship for CVTC. In June of 2017,  Joe moved to the Sales Department and has been working as a Sales Consultant.

When asked about his favorite qualities of the dealership, Joe said he likes the "Friendly, upbeat environment that encourages staff to come to work each day to help our customers." He also appreciates that "each staff member wants to make our customers happy, no matter the vehicle!" In addition, he highlighted that the dealership is a "one stop shop for all things automotive. New/used vehicles, service, parts, and Quick Lane provide a total experience for our customers." Joe enjoys, "learning the automotive industry and dealership day to day operations from multiple departments to be able to grow with Eau Claire Ford Lincoln. Throughout my sales career, my personal philosophy is always about getting to know the customer and making their experience a positive one!"

In his free time, Joe enjoys spending time with his wife, 1-year-old son, and other family and friends. His other interests include, fishing (year round), BBQ, sports (football, baseball, and hockey), the Packers, the Cubs, the Twins, the Minnesota Wild, the Badgers, the EC Express, and going to concerts. Joe also added that his nickname is "Gilby," he currently drives a leased 2015 Ford F-150 from Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane, his favorite Ford vehicles are Mustang's and F-150's, he has a dog named "Mumford," and he can smoke some of the best baby back ribs in the Chippewa Valley!