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  • Jeff Richmond
    General Manager

    Jeff has over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry starting in sales in 1989. Jeff looks forward to seeing the excitement on a customers face when they take delivery of their new or pre-owned vehicle at Valley Imports. Jeff is married and has three daughters. He invites everyone to experience something different at Valley Imports!

  • Monica Morud
    Sales Assistant

    Monica was born and raised in Jamestown, ND. She is a Sales Assistant and Title Clerk, who working many years at Valley Imports. Monica is positive, with a good humor, but at the same time she is serious and knows her business very well, which allow her to be professional in this field. Her hobbies are golf, pool time and going movies.

     orn and raised in Jamestown, ND. Hobbies golf, pool time and going to movies. Title Clerk.


  • Todd Potulny
    Sales Manager

    Todd was born and raised on a farm by Fordville ND. He then moved to Grafton in 1985 where he met his wife Delene. Todd has now lived in the Fargo area for 27 plus years and has two children, Tyler and Tanner. Todd likes to hunt, fish and watch hockey and football. He has been in the car business for 22 plus years and has worked for Muscatell, Lunde and Dakota Chrysler Center!

  • Jake Mueller
    Pre-Owned Sales Manager

    Jake was born in Fargo ND and moved to Hitterdal, MN with his family and graduated from Hawley High School in 2005. Directly after school he took on work in the energy industry and became part of the construction management ream on many wind energy projects across the country focusing primarily on the electrical aspects. After getting married and having their son, James, he left the traveling job to spend more time with his family. He was referred over to the auto industry by a friend and has found much enjoyment and success in helping customers throughout the car buying process. He recently joined Valley Imports as the Internet Sales Manager to help with the quickly evolving internet sales process. When not at work, he spends much of his time with his family and has bobbies in music and saltwater aquariums.

  • Robert Lever
    Internet Sales Manager

    BoB has over 20 years  of experience in the automotive industry.  He is married with two daughters.  He is a long time West Fargo resident and is active in serving  the FMWF community any way he can. BoB enjoys serving customers and making their experience with Valley Imports a great one.

  • Kristen Pagel
    Sales Manager

    Kristen is a retired veteran of the North Dakota Army National Guard and has nearly 20 years of experience in vehicle sales, finance and management. Kristen prides herself on her ability to find the highest quality vehicles for her sales consultants to provide to the best customers in the nation! She also believes that Valley Imports has the ability to provide every customer with a unique experience and quality vehicle that fits their lifestyle and budget. Most importantly, Kristen understands that a vehicle purchase is the second largest purchase most people make. She appreciates that it is a big decision that requires your time and attention. Her sales consultants will be sensitive to your needs and provide you with all of the information you need to make a decision that you will be happy with for yours to come!

  • Matt Walz
    Business Manager

    Matt started in the automotive industry as a sales consultant in 1987 and has over 27 years of experience with various positions. He thinks the best part about working at Valley Imports is the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends. Matt is from the Fargo/Moorhead area with family roots in Mahnomen, MN and is part Chippewa or Ojibwa. He has three sons; Dakota, East and Creighton. Matt enjoys hunting, snowmobiling, motorcycling, golf, fishing, hockey and football.

  • Marshal Girodat
    Business Manager

    Marshal grew up in the small town of Walcott, North Dakota. His parents own a farm so he worked there while he was young. Living out in the country, Marshal enjoyed being outside and any activity that he could do with his Dad. He loves to hunt, fish, and go to the lake in general. Living in Fargo, Marshal has taken up bowling, golf, and playing basketball whenever possible.

  • Brian Mackner
    Inventory Control Manager

    Brian has worked for Valley Imports for more than 9 years, he has 2 girls. In his free time, Brian loves Woodworking and the occasional Underwater Basket Weaving!

  • John Olson
    Sales Consultant

    John grew up in Thief River Falls, MN and has lived in the F/M area for 15 years. He has worked in the fire sprinkler industry for 22 years-from a licensed Journeyman sprinkler fitter to a sprinkler salesman. John has four daughters, two sons, and two grandchildren. He's been married to his wife Angie for three years. When he's not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and wood working.  John has a love for cars and is excited to serve Valley Imports customers.

  • Robbie Seaman
    Sales Consultant

    Robbie was born and raised in the Fargo, ND area besides a two year stretch spent in Portland, Oregon. Robbie went to West Fargo High School and is currently a student at North Dakota Sate University pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Criminal Justice with minors in Emergency Management and Psychology. Robbie has been with Valley Imports for a few years as a Sales Assistant before recently accepting a Sales Consultant position. Robbie enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys the Minnesota Vikings Football and Portland Trail Blazers Basketball. In his free time, Robbie enjoys playing pick-up games of Basketball and Football, and occasionally plays video games!

  • Tana Martin
    Sales Consultant

    Tana is originally from New Rockford, ND. She graduated from North Dakota State University and pursued a job in retail sales. In her free time she enjoys most sports and spending time with friends. Her favorite teams range from the San Antonio Spurs to the Cleveland Indians.

  • Jerry Meier
    Sales Consultant

    Jerry is married and has three children. Born and raised in a farm community in rural North Dakota. Earned a bachelor of Science Degree from North Dakota State University with a major in Business Finance and a minor in Economics. Jerry started working for Valley Imports in 1975. He has worked in every facet of the business ranging from sales, pre-owned manager, new car manager, general sales manager and general manager. Jerry is currently serving as the Porsche Brand Ambassador Manager.

  • Erik Swenson
    Sales Consultant

    Erik grew up in Fargo and attended Fargo South High School. After graduating from the University of North Dakota, Erik returned to Fargo and has been in sales at Valley Imports for over 10 years. Erik enjoys spending time with his wife, 3 kids; Madeline, Gavin, Cullen and Chocolate Lab Dez. Most of his time outside of working is spend chasing kids around, grilling and the occasional trip out to the lakes. Some of Erik's passions include hunting, Ducati motorcycles and rooting on UND Hockey!

  • Bob Schumacher
    VI Loaner, Property and Transportation Assistant

    Bob grew up in rural Linton, North Dakota. He went to college and then moved to Lincoln Nebraska in the early 70's doing retail sales. He came back to North Dakota and moved to Fargo after finding the love of his life back in Linton.  In 1976, he started in the automotive sales. He has over 40 years of experience in all of the sales positions.

  • Zach Bye
    Internet Sales Consultant
    701 356-8759

    Zach was born in Grand Forks, ND at Altru hospital and raised in a small farming town nearby. After spending some time traveling, Zach moved to Fargo about two years ago while working at American Crystal Sugar. Zach then spent time working as a Mental Health Technician due to his love of helping people. Zach enjoys making sales on his eBay store, connecting with fellow collectors of WWII memorabilia and being outside. Whenever possible, you will find him practicing the art of Muay Thai, creating music, reading, or spending time with his nieces, nephew and the rest of his family. While new to car sales, he has a passion for connecting with people and wants you to find the vehicle that is the perfect fit for you.

  • Jordan Olson
    Internet Sales Consultant

    Jordan grew up in the small town of Kindred ND outside of Fargo. He went to Minnesota state university of Moorhead and graduated with liberal studies degree and a minor in creative writing (English degree) Jordan enjoys spending time with his wife Catherine and his daughter Lucy. When he is not at work, Jordan enjoys going to the lake with family and friends, golfing and  traveling. He had a variety of different jobs in my past including farming, butcher work, sales and coaching wrestling. Jordan has always preferred sales and found that it is what is most enjoyable throughout the years. He enjoys getting to meet and work with so many different people every day and helping them find exactly what they are looking for. The fact that you have helped them find what they were after, is one of the most rewarding feelings.