Peoria Chevrolet Dealership Welcomes Two New General Managers

Online PR News – 23-June-2010 – – PEORIA – The Uftring Auto Group is proud to announce that it has named two new general managers at Jim McComb Chevrolet in Peoria. Jeff Loucks, former service manager, and Kevin Lundquist, former general sales manager, were jointly appointed to the position. The two men bring different backgrounds and unique perspectives to the job. This is the first time in the history of the Uftring Auto Group that two general managers have been appointed at a dealership. It shows the environment at Uftring breeds talented, satisfied, and successful employees who are enabled to work their way up to the top.

Customers can expect the same great customer service they have become accustomed to from Jim McComb Chevrolet to continue into the future. “We want to maintain the heritage of how we’ve done things, and at the same time bring a fresh new perspective,” said Lundquist. The two foresee new opportunities and choices for customers. “I get a kick out of making sure everyone walks out with a smile,” said Loucks.

Mr. Loucks has over 30 years of experience in the automotive service field, starting out as a team leader and eventually becoming the service manager. Mr. Lundquist began his journey at Jim McComb Chevrolet in high school washing cars, and then worked his way up through the sales and finance departments.

The Uftring Auto Group’s work environment encourages employees to grow and allows them that opportunity. Loucks and Lundquist are excited to elevate employees to the next level, as happy and satisfied employees are crucial to provide excellent customer service. Jim McComb Chevrolet is located at 3622 North University Street in Peoria, Illinois.


Gary Uftring founded the Uftring Auto Group in September 1982. Today the Uftring Auto Group has 6 dealerships offering 11 franchises, including Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Nissan, Subaru, Land Rover, Jaguar, Saab and Suzuki. The Uftring Auto Group serves customers in Central Illinois with facilities in Washington, Peoria, East Peoria, and North Pekin. In addition, the Uftring Auto Group operates three car washes in Peoria, East Peoria and Washington and Uftring Express Detail in East Peoria.