Meet the Team

Sales

Richie

President – 50 yrs

Richie grew up working in the family business and learned from an early age how to best serve the customers at McKinney. He loves to test out all the products from the store and says, “It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it”. He graduated from Louisiana Tech in 1985 with a degree in finance and married his wife, Laura. They have 3 children, Gavin, Brady, and Courtney. Richie enjoys traveling and attending La Tech Bulldawg games with Laura. In the fall he looks forward to hunting with his family at the camp in Arkansas. He can often be seen riding his motorcycle around town.

Tommy

General Manager – 45 yrs

Tommy has seen it all in the motorsports industry and has loved to watch it grow and change. He also likes seeing customers that he has grown to know over the years. He has helped build the McKinney brand into what it is today by setting great examples for others to follow. Tommy knows our industry very well, just get him talking about the Honda GL1800 F6B, he thinks it’s the BEST bike on the road right now. When he’s not managing the store, Tommy is out riding his bike, checking out a classic car show or spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Brady

Sales Manager – 15 yrs

Brady is a 3rd generation McKinney. Starting here at just 12 years old, he's worked in every department of the store. He still helps in all departments of the store but is mainly up-front managing major unit sales and our website. Brady has a true love for ATV’s, Side-by-sides, and Motorcycles. He hunts just about everything they have a season for in Louisiana and loves riding the back roads of Lincoln Parish on his Kawasaki KLR650

Jim

Sales Associate - 25 yrs

Purchasing his very first motorcycle from John McKinney many years ago, Jim fell in love with the industry and soon found himself a job here. Since then, he has sold thousands of ATVs, and worked in nearly every department in our store—making him extremely knowledgeable of the products we sell. On the weekend he can be found hunting, fishing, camping, and riding his Honda 420 Rancher with his boys.

Allen

Sales Associate - 20 yrs

Allen came to us from the logging business. He has sold thousands of ATV’s, side by sides, mowers, and power equipment. Not only selling them but also enjoying them with his family on the weekends. Never one to be cooped up inside for very long, Allen can often be found hunting, fishing, or working on his land at home.

Justin

Sales Associate - 5 yrs

If there ever was an LSU fan, or a Saints fan, or a Yankee fan…well Justin is the #1 fan of all three. He’s always cheering on one team or another. He also enjoys ATV riding with his 2 girls often. Justin came to us with a long background in the powersports industry. One thing he likes about McKinney’s is the wide variety we offer in our ATV’s & side-by-side on the showroom floor and the friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Tracy

Finance Manager - 15 yrs

Tracy came to us from the automotive industry. Tracy says she loves her job and even more so the people here at McKinney Honda! On the weekends she loves to get muddy on the trails with her Kawasaki Teryx. When she’s not touring the United States and Canada on the back of a motorcycle, she can be found at church, in her garden with her dogs, or cheering on the Saints.

Emily

Finance and Business Office – 4 yrs

Emily assists customers with applying for loans and handling cash and finance sales within our sales department. Her favorite thing about McKinney is the emphasis put into making each customer feel like they are the top priority. She enjoys spending time with her family while hunting, shooting, working in their yard, chasing kids from sport to sport, or having fun out on the lake.

Administration

Libby

Title Clerk, Payroll, Office Manager – 45 yrs

Keeping everyone and everything straight is what Libby has done for McKinney Honda for many years! She does everything from our payroll, insurance, title work…the list goes on and on. When she is not here, she’s shopping with her daughter April, hitting up a concert or setting sail on a cruise. She can often be found on the weekends riding with her husband in their side by side

Donna

Accounts Receivable and Payable – 25 yrs

Donna does an amazing job of keeping our money in order. She’s a busy bee at work and home. She’s never still for long, hitting the gym up after work and being a “weekend warrior” on the weekends. She always has a project going on. When she’s not doing DIY projects, she loves to spend time with her 2 grandchildren

Beverly

Receptionist – 14 yrs

Beverly is an all-around employee. You’ll find her answering the phones, greeting customers, or doing office work behind the scenes. This lady makes the best apple dumplings in town! Beverly enjoys working in her flower beds much more than she enjoys housework. She is a social butterfly, especially in the groups at her church. She is married, has two sons, and three grandkids.

Samantha

Receptionist – 1 yr

Samantha is likely to be the first person you see when walking into the store as well as the first point of contact when you call us up. If it’s one of your first times doing business with us she can point you in the right direction and help you find who you need. Samantha is majoring in plant science and enjoys doing crochet and embroidering during her free time.

Parts

Kerry

Parts Manager – 15 yrs

Keeping all the parts in order and in stock is Kerry. She does a lot of vital behind the scenes work for the parts department. Kerry spends a lot of time ordering all of our different parts straight from the manufacturers and suppliers. On the weekends she can be found living life to the fullest with her husband. They are always hunting, fishing, swimming, or playing with her grandkids.

Joey

Parts Counter – 5 yrs

Joey comes to McKinney’s with over 10 years’ experience in powersports and the parts department. He is a natural fit in our parts department. Joey grew up riding and fixing dirt bikes, he is a big Honda guy – He says quality is always 1st with Honda. Joey is an avid guitar collector too. He’s always on the search for a guitar that can be cleaned and tuned up to sound beautiful. If you ever need a part, Joey is useful with his extensive knowledge.

Demarcus

Parts Counter – 8 yrs

DeMarcus has had his hands in an engine since he was a child, which lead to a passion and love for them. He went to school for engine repair as soon as he could, then went on to Kawasaki training school. Demarcus now works in our parts department. When not being a gear head, he can be found with spending time with his family and at church.

Emori

Parts Inventory – 4 yrs

Emori has spent her life around UTVS and ATVS and working on them so there’s no wondering why she’s great at what she does here at McKinney. She enjoys the company of coworkers and helping customers get the parts they need. In her off-time Emori enjoys hunting, fishing, mud riding, and spending time with her husband and son.

William

Parts Counter – 3 yrs

William comes to McKinney Honda with a background in the powersports industry. He says his favorite thing about working at McKinney is the friendly staff and customers. When he's not behind the parts counter William can be found with his wife, kids, and many animals. He enjoys a few hobbies which include hunting, axe throwing, and being an active member in his church family.

Jacob

Parts Counter – 3 yrs

Jacob is a student at Louisiana Tech where he is majoring in Professional Aviation. He has been on the Louisiana Tech fishing team for three years. Jacob's love for diesel engines and his history of working on them is what drove his passion for seeking employment in the parts department here at McKinney Honda. He enjoys helping customers and is thankful for the kind coworkers and friendly environment. If you see Jacob outside of McKinney Honda, chances are you will have to look high! His hobbies include flying with his aviation program, spending his spare time working on his diesel truck, and doing anything in the great outdoors.

Micah

Parts Inventory/ Parts Counter

Micah worked in the parts field before becoming a McKinney employee. He says McKinney is awesome because coworkers make it fun, and the managers are always available to help with any situation. When he’s not on the clock, Micah can be found relaxing and deep into a good Netflix show.

Service

Leonce

Service Manager - 14 yrs

Growing up, Leonce worked on a farm which has led him to a career in being a Jack of All Trades. He is very thorough in everything he does. At McKinney you can find him in the front office of our Service Department. He has fun on the weekends by hitting the trails on his land in Union Parish. He says yard work is for the birds, but our Stihl equipment and Hustler mowers make it easier.

Wes

Service Writer - 18 yrs

Wes started out in our delivery truck running all over North Louisiana. Now he can be found often behind the service desk assisting customers and making sure everything is running smoothly for the service department. He has made so many customers happy over the years. When Wes isn’t at McKinney Honda, he can be found having a great time fishing with his family. Wes says that he throws every fish back—while his wife on the other hand keeps every fish she catches. He’s a big fan of NFL and college football so you know where he will be in the fall.

Ricky

Technician – 38 yrs

Another longtime employee here at McKinney Honda is Ricky Caldwell. Within the store he has worked in sales and now in service. He is usually in the back sharpening saws, working on trimmers, and tinkering with this or that. Ricky is the far most authority on all things power equipment. On the weekends Ricky can be found hunting, gardening, at church or camping in Arkansas. He also likes to spend time with his two sons and grandchildren.

Jeff

Technician – 35 yrs

Jeff is an absolute expert on the mechanics of an ATV. He's attended Honda Pro School and Kawasaki Schools. He loves working here in a relaxing environment. Just talking to Jeff is relaxing. He’s a laid-back kind of guy. When he's not in our Service Department he's shooting in USPSA pistol competitions...which he says he does just for fun because he's not any good at shooting.

Harry

Warehouse Manager – 23 yrs

Harry loves the laid-back atmosphere here at McKinney. He’s usually back in our warehouse keeping everything organized and in stock for us. He’s also the main forklift operator on site. Harry is a proud board member of the NELA Wish I Could Foundation. He has helped hundreds of children with life threating disease by making their wishes come true. He also helps put on the Marengo Swamp Ride every year for Wish I Could. He enjoys riding his Kawasaki 800 Teryx when he’s not in the McKinney Warehouse.

Robbie

Technician – 14 yrs

Side-by-sides have become more and more popular in the past few years, which keeps Robbie busy. He’s always working on this or that in the Service Department. He loves how personable McKinney’s is and how we are a family-owned business that puts others first. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family. He can also be seen admiring the motorcycles on the McKinney Show Room floor—but his wife said he can’t have one.

Jeff

Delivery Driver – 4 yrs.

If you see the McKinney delivery truck, chances are you'll see Jeff too. He is constantly on the road to get customers their deliveries as fast as possible. Jeff says he enjoys meeting and talking with new people while delivering their units. His days at home are spent hunting, fishing, or spending time with his wife and kids.

Derrick

Technician – 4 yrs.

Derrick can be found in the shop working on motorcycles, side by sides, or helping in our sporting goods department. He says his favorite thing about the store is that everyone who walks through the door is treated like family. When he's away from the shop Derrick enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter and target shooting with his friends.

Curt

Technician – 3 yrs

Curt has not been with us long but with a lifetime of being mechanical and working on all types he showed up here ready to work. In his off-time Curt spends time riding his Honda 4 wheelers and motorcycles. He also enjoys camping and hunting. As busy as he sounds, he is still sure to spend time with his wife, two kids, and four grandkids!

Shannon

Service/Warranty – 4 yrs

Shannon is in the service department administration office. She processes warranty claims, takes payments, and schedules pickups and deliveries. When at home Shannon spends time with her two kids and grandchild. She says meeting new customers is the most interesting part of her job!

Ian

Technician – 3 yrs

Ian specializes in motorcycles. He particularly enjoys working on bikes that are difficult to diagnose. He is happy to help customers get their bikes back in working order and on the road and trails again. Even when he is not at work, he can be found on a bike, which he says is a way of life. He also enjoys hunting and fishing.

Donnie

Technician

Donnie grew up on a farm and that’s where his desire for mechanics was born. He worked on tractors as a teen. After high school, Donnie attended auto diesel mechanic school. He says he enjoys the environment in the McKinney shop with all his coworkers who always have a good story to tell. When Donnie is not at work, he can be found looking high and low while operating his RC cars and drones and spending time with his wife and two kids.

Johnathan

Service Writer

Johnathan enjoys meeting and talking with customers while writes up what they need done to their equipment to get back into working order. He calls the customers with a diagnosis and when their equipment is ready to be picked up or delivered back to them. He says coworkers make it a lot of fun to work at McKinney. When Johnathan is not here, he’s often found on a Honda, whether it be his 1985 3-wheeler or his 420 Rancher. Johnathan is a family guy and spends a lot of his time in the yard and with his wife and kids.

Jason

Set Up Manager

Jason gets his passion for dirt bikes from his dad who he enjoys moto crossing with. He first rode a bike at 10 years old and he’s been on two wheels since. Jason is happy to work at McKinney where he can share and pass on his love for the sport to customers of all ages. When he’s not on two wheels, Jason is with his wife in their boat on the river wakeboarding from sunup to sundown.

Jackson

Set Up

Jackson is a Ruston native who grew up on four wheelers and dirt bikes, hunting and fishing and working on all things with motors. He enjoys working on and test-driving new units for McKinney customers and making sure everything is in top notch shape. He is a full-time student at Tech and when he has a little free time he can be found with family, friends, or fraternity brothers. He is also a talented guitar player and Xbox gamer.

Chase

Set Up

When you see Chase, you’ll always see a smile. He is passionate about his job and says he is thankful for the fun, hardworking atmosphere, and the feeling that everyone enjoys coming to and being at work. Chase works hard to ensure all new units are assembled in a timely fashion and any accessories are properly installed. Chase also has a very busy schedule after work. He enjoys blacksmithing, leatherwork, hanging with friends, free studies of anthropology and paleontology, and playing bass in a jazz band.

Sporting Goods

Tony

Firearms Manager – 40 yrs

For years and years Tony worked in our Service Department, working on mainly motorcycles and attending all the Pro Schools for Honda and Kawasaki. He was one of the first registered Honda Technicians in the state. He would help in the Gun Department here and there during busy seasons. A few years ago, he made the move to Firearms Manager. He enjoys working with his friends here and being in a family like environment. When he’s not behind the Gun counter he can be found watching NFL Football or NHRA Drag Racing or grilling up one of his legendary award-winning steaks.

April

Sporting Goods Manager – 18 yrs

April has been around the McKinney Store all her life. She grew up helping on the McKinney Spring and Fall Open Houses—which she has been present for over 45 of our semi-annual open houses. She worked in the store part time while she attended Louisiana Tech, after graduation she took on the duty of Merchandise Buyer and Inventory Manager. When she’s not getting things done at the store, April can be found mud riding, at a concert, deer hunting, or spending time with her family and dogs.

Larry

Gun Smith – 18 yrs

Larry has worked on over 10,000 guns in his career. So, it’s fair to say that he knows what he’s doing. He is a retired La DOC Correctional Officer, after that he received a degree in gun smithing and is a Master Gun Smith. He enjoys fishing, turkey, and deer hunting, and building guns from scratch for fun. He has 5 grandchildren with his wife Pam, and they keep him busy.

Hunter

Sporting Goods – 12yrs

Hunter just can’t stay away from McKinney’s for too long. Even after he graduated from Louisiana Tech with a Construction Engineering Technology degree, got hired on with an Oklahoma Oil based Company in West Texas, he still comes back to the store to work when he can. He says it’s like working with family here, and he gets to work with something he’s passionate about—guns. Hunting and fishing are what he does in his spare time or spending time with his family.

Lauren

Apparel Manager – 7 yrs

Lauren can be found at the cashier’s desk in our Sporting Goods Department checking out our customers or stocking up the new arrivals of apparel. She also competes in the TECA Team Penning Championships, coming in 2nd in the finals with her horse Quixote. She also enjoys fishing, ATV riding, working horses, catching a live band on the weekends or volunteering for the Lincoln Parish Fire Department. Lauren is married to Austin, and they have a precious baby girl, Sunny.

Beau

Firearm Sales - 4 yrs

Beau is a Ruston native! He loves Ruston and all it has to offer. One of his favorite things to do in Ruston is to hop on his mountain bike to run the course at Lincoln Parish Park. Which is one of the best and hardest in the south. Beau Lewis has many hobbies besides mountain biking…photography, art, guitars, motorcycles, ATV’s…but one thing he is passionate about is firearms. If you need education in the tactical defense area Beau is the guy to talk to at McKinney Honda.

Seth

Shipping and Receiving – 4 yrs.

Seth comes to us after graduating from Louisiana Tech in 2017! Growing up in Ruston he and his father have always shopped here. He says one of the best things about McKinney’s is the great service you get and that we always try to help our customers, which is why he wanted to work here. When he’s not in our shipping area, Seth is out on the water in his boat fishing and hunting. Seth also enjoys skeet shooting as one of his favorite past times.

James

Archery Manager – 3 yrs

James has been working with bows since he was a kid. It’s been a hobby of his for a long time. He says the job is easy when you love what you do! He also enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Jake

Archery – 2 yrs.

From a young age Jacob has had a passion for archery that has continued throughout his life. He has been a member of several state champion archery teams through 4H and the national Louisiana team. He currently shoots for the Louisiana Tech archery team while studying forestry. When Jake is not at work, it's guaranteed he can be found with bow in hand shooting with family or at local tournaments.

Charlie

Firearms Sales – 2 yrs

Charlie is an army veteran who is fond of firearms. He greatly enjoys talking with each customer about their specific gun needs. On his off days, Charlie is working on his political science and criminology degree. He spends a lot of time studying but when he can find a few spare minutes he enjoys time with his wife, golfing, hunting, or at the gym.

Jaden

Archery

Jaden enjoys everything there is about bows, hunting, and fishing. He is proud to be a part of the excellent group of archery techs here. Jaden is a hunting, fishing, spending time with friends and family kind of guy.

Johnny

Firearm Sales

If you know Johnny, then there’s no wondering why he enjoys being behind the gun counter at McKinney! He’s a talker and a great storyteller- just ask anyone who knows him. Johnny enjoys meeting new people, helping customers, and seeing longtime friends when he’s at work. On the weekends he can be caught flipping burgers on the grill, working in the yard, hunting, riding his motorcycle, shooting targets, and teaching concealed carry classes.

Isabel

Apparel

Isabel is a Tech student who works for us part time in apparel. She enjoys keeping things nicely organized and looking show floor ready! Isabel is happy to have a workplace to call her second home and a place that works around her busy school schedule. When she can find a few relaxing moments, she spends them with her dog, reading, or watching Netflix.

Alexis

Apparel

Alexis is a student at Tech and works part time as a cashier in our apparel and footwear. She enjoys being a part of the McKinney family atmosphere and is thankful she has a great place to work that works around her school schedule. When Alexis is not at work or school, she’s often found doing homework, (a lot of it), playing pool with her friends, visiting with family, or making her one-of-a-kind beautiful baby blankets. She has two dogs that are spoiled rotten and act like it!

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