Our Team

The Southern Bus and Mobility team is a group of expert individuals who are united by their passion for creating amazing experiences for our customers. From personal mobility vehicle consulting to school bus sales and long-term maintenance of the vehicles we sell, our success is tied to your satisfaction. Whether you are looking for a vehicle to transport a group or to modify your current vehicle so it better fits your independent lifestyle, our team at Southern Bus and Mobility is deeply knowledgeable about available options and can help point you in the right direction for what will achieve your goals.



  • Tom Gerdes

Vice President

  • Karen Gerdes

Business Manager

  • Mark Rakers

Operations Manager

  • Nathan Gerdes

Sales Manager

  • Chris Dorries

Commercial Sales

  • Trevor Gerdes

Commercial Sales

  • Cal Loepker

School Bus Sales

  • Phyllis Gebke

Mobility Sales Manager

  • Alan Gerdes

Mobility Specialist

  • Curtis Doetsch


  • Tiffany Engelmann

Marketing Manager

  • Sarah Vaughan

Administrative Assistant

  • Hannah Harmon


  • Debra Wheaton

Service Director

  • Stephen Warnecke

Service Advisor

  • Jake Essenpreis

Parts Manager

  • Marty Diekemper

Assistant Parts & Service Manager

  • Steve Lanter

St. Louis

General Manager

  • Marcel Huels

Commercial Sales

  • Shane Colonius

Mobility Specialist

  • Dale Helton

Service Advisor

  • Stormy Fitzgerald

Parts Manager

  • Larry Meyer