Meet the Staff of Hertel Auto Group

Craig Hertel - Owner

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Craig Hertel has been in the automotive sales and repair industry for over 35 years. Craig began his career with his father, Bob Hertel and Hertel General Tire in 1978. While working for his father, Craig attended and graduated from Texas Christian University in 1985. In 1989 he began working in the New Car business with Grubbs Infiniti as a Sales Consultant. In 1993 Craig helped open and operate Crest Infiniti in Plano, Texas. In 1995 he became the New Car Sales Manager for Mac Churchill Acura and later was hired by Victor Vandergriff as the General Sales Manager for Vandergriff Acura. After 10 years of retail sales management experience, Craig began working with Primedia Workplace Learning as their National Sales Director of Automotive Sales training. In 2003 Craig and his younger brother Kris, decided to open what is now today, Hertel Auto Group. Hertel Auto Group is a family and Christian owned business. 

Samantha Hertel - Vice President

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Samantha graduated from Oklahoma Christian University with a BS in Communications/Public Relations.She has 15 years experience in Sales and Sales Management. She was instrumental in the founding of Hertel Auto Group from the the ground up. Samantha is in charge of all administrative functions as well as facility operations.

Lee Wicker - General Sales Manager (GSM)

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Lee Wicker has been in the Sales Management, Internet Marketing, Social Media, SEO and Automotive Sales Industry since 2008. He has a passion for Cars, Classic Cars and the Automotive industry - and provides a wealth of information on comparing and researching different makes, models, engines & vehicles. If you are in need of someone who's there to ensure you get just the right vehicle you need; not just someone "trying to sell you a car", then Lee is here to help. He will get to know you, your vehicle needs, concerns and wants, and then help guide you toward the vehicle that will work best for you.