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  • Brady Sladek
    Dealerships Group General Manager


    Brady joined the Mills Ford Sales team in September 2003. He was previously with the Mills GM Detail Department since September 1999. Brady grew up in the Brainerd Lakes Area, and he is a graduate of the College of St. Scholastica. When he's not working Brady enjoys biking and spending time with his friends.

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  • Scott Hubert
    Finance Director


    Scott worked as an automotive Internet/Lease End Manager in the Twin Cities before joining Mills GM in 2015 as Business Manager. He was promoted to General Manager at Mills GM in 2016 before beginning his current position as Finance Director in 2017. Scott moved to the Brainerd Lakes Area in 2007 and worked for Bar Harbor in Lakeshore and was West Coast Territory Manager for Atomic Learning in Little Falls before joining Mills Automotive Group. He was born in Willmar and grew up in Chanhassen, graduating from Chaska High School in 1992 and earned a degree in Computer Network Administration from Central Lakes College in 2012. Scott currently lives in Brainerd with his fiancé, Veronica, and their two children, Ethan and Hailey. Outside of work, he plays basketball, guitar and piano. Scott also enjoys coaching youth basketball / baseball and loves volunteering in the community.

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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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  • Tom Holmquist
    Sales and Leasing Consultant


    Tom has worked with Mills since March of 1983. He started out cleaning cars then eventually was the manager of the Reconditioning Center. In November of 1998 he started his sales career. Tom and his wife Sue have a son Jayden. Tom enjoys fishing and golfing, but most of all spending time with his family.

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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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