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  • Mike Hyde
    President and CEO

    Mike is the Second Generation of Family Ownership of Gillie Hyde. Mike graduated from Baylor University in 1973, and started full-time employment at the dealership in May of that year. By 1978 Mike Hyde had a 25% part ownership in Gillie Hyde. At the time of Gillie Hyde's passing Mike received 100% ownership of the dealership.

  • Anne Hyde

    Anne graduated from Western Kentucky University with her undergraduate in 1975, went on for her graduate at Western Kentucky University and graduated in 1978. Anne taught high school from 1975 to 1985. Anne is the wife of Mike Hyde and mother of 3 children, Jon, Emily and Marilee. She also pioneered our infamous Fast Trak Division.
    Graduate of National Automobile Dealers Association. Dealer Candidate School July 2000
    Anne has been with the dealership since 1986

  • Jacob Gore
    General Manager

    Jacob joined Gillie Hyde in 2011 and has a long list of positions within the company making him very diverse in the operations of Gillie Hyde Auto Group. He started with our company as a Parts Advisor, and soon became Parts Manager. In 2012 Jacob moved to NAPA as a Sales Manager until 2014. In 2014, he became a Sales Professional at our Pre-Owned location before becoming their Finance Manager in 2015. In 2017, Jacob became the Parts and Service Director and in 2020 he became Gillie Hyde Auto Group's General Manager. Jacob is a native of Cave City, Kentucky and graduated from Barren County High in 2005. After High School Jacob obtained a B.S. in business management and has since also graduated from NADA Dealer Academy. Jacob is married to his beautiful wife and together they have 2 boys; Jake and Lee Thomas. In his spare time, Jacob loves to spend time with his family above all else.

  • Wes Gentry
    Sales General Manager

    Wes has been with the Gillie Hyde team since 2001. Wes became sales manager in 2004. He and wife, Russann reside in Hart County with their three children, Mason, Tori, and Luke.

  • Chip Wilcoxson
    Sales Manager- Gillie Hyde Preowned, GM and Imports

    Chip joined Gillie Hyde in 2016 and gained the honor of Top Salesman for that year. Chip has a background in Real Estate & Auctions, Small Business Ownership and worked for UPS from 1992 to 2007. One of Chip's greatest qualities is his love and dedication to helping people and in 2018 he became the Sales Manager of our Gillie Hyde Pre-owned, GM and Imports location.

    Chip's hometown is Horse Cave, KY and he attended Caverna High School (Class of 1986). Married to the lovely Christie Wilcoxson, together they have 3 children; Kara, Chandler and Addie Lynn. Chip loves sports and coaching football and is very involved in the community. He is also a member of The Hiseville Masonic Lodge 787. In his spare time Chip and his family travel to the beach.

  • Citt Cumberland
    Business Manager/ F&I Gillie Hyde Ford Lincoln

  • Michael Shoffner
    Sales Manager- Ford/Lincoln

    Michael started in Automotive Finance in 2010 and has been with Gillie Hyde Auto Group since 2017. He is a local Kentuckian from Elizabethtown, KY and attended Elizabethtown Community College. Michael has 2 lovely children, Elly Rose and Beau. Michael loves to spend time with his family and is also a dedicated UK Fan.

  • Alex Patterson
    Marketing and Advertising Manager

    Alex is a Glasgow native and alumni of Glasgow High School and Western Kentucky University. He now resides in Bowling Green. Alex began working as the Marketing Manager in August of 2006.

  • Bradley Atwell
    Parts- Warehouse

    Bradley joined Gillie Hyde in 1996 and has been in both the service and parts departments. He is a native of Munfordville, Kentucky and graduated from Hart County High in 1996. After Graduation he came to work for Gillie Hyde Auto Group while also attending UK for 2 years. In 1998, Bradley married his lovely wife Sarah and together they have 3 girls.

  • Matthew Dillon
    Service Department Manager

    Matthew joined Gillie Hyde in 2009 in our Service Department. He is a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky and graduated High School in 2004 and College in 2009. Matthew is married to his lovely wife, Brittany, and together they have 2 children; 1 boy and 1 girl.

  • Danny Neal Jr.
    Parts Manager

    Danny joined Gillie Hyde in 2011 after 14 years of experience in the Automotive Industry. Most of Danny's part experience was gained from working a salvage yard. A native of Hiseville, KY Danny graduated Metcalfe High school in 1998. Danny has 3 children; Hannah, Jackson and Braxton. When not working, Danny loves to spend time with his family.

  • Collin Crumpton
    Parts Manager- CDJR

  • Tim Rich
    Sales Professional- CDJR

    Tim Rich joined our team in 2020 and LOVES to make his customers happy! 

  • Ashley Shoffner
    Sales Professional Gillie Hyde Ford/Lincoln

    Ashley joined Gillie Hyde Auto Group in 2019

  • Tyler Smith
    Sales Professional-Gillie Hyde Ford/Lincoln

    Tyler Smith joined our Gillie Hyde Ford/Lincoln Sales Team in 2020. Tyler is a Glasgow, KY native who graduated Glasgow High in 2007 before attending University of Kentucky (2009). Prior to joining our team, he worked many years at Akebono and then spent a couple years in the OR at TJ Samson... but it wasn't until he got to Gillie Hyde that he realized that Sales was his passion. Tyler will be the first to admit that he NEVER thought he would go into the car business, - his uncle owned and operated a small dealership (James Smith Motors) out of Somerset & Tyler's Grandfather also sold vehicles for several years - but all it took was one GREAT Sales Manager to convince him to give it a try for him to jump on board, and we have been amazed by his natural talent of helping customers find their DREAM vehicle on our lot!  

    Tyler is a regularly attending member of Hillside Missionary Baptist Church and enjoys being part of such a wonderful community. In his spare time, Tyler loves to spend time with his onlychild, Gracie. In the rare occasions that Tyler and Gracie aren't together, you can find Tyler enjoying sporting events ( UK Basketball mainly), concerts, playing golf, partaking in a game of cornhole, engaging in a friendly game of poker or hanging out with friends.   

  • Chandler Wilcoxson
    Sales Professional Gillie Hyde Ford/Lincoln

    Chandler joined our team in 2021.Chandler is a Horse Cave, KY Native and attended Hart Co. High School (2019) and University of Kentucky (2021) before coming back home to join our team. In his spare time, Chandler loves to golf, watch sports and hang out with friends, family and most importantly his Fiance, Shae.

  • Niki Sumner
    Sales Professional Gillie Hyde Ford/Lincoln

    Niki joined Gillie Hyde in 2023 with 11 years of Dealership Experience ranging from Sales to Management. She is a native of Pine Knot, KY and gained her Masters Degree from WKU in 2005. Niki has 2 wonderful children- TJ and Lea Grace- and one grandchild- Reece Ann. In her spare time she values her family, spending time at the lake, cooking and shopping. As a mother, she dedicates most of her life outside of work supporting her children in all that they do and being apart of their lives- her son is in a band called "The Locomotives" and her Daughter and Granddaughter enjoy going on outings to the mall.

  • Bryan Jones
    Chrysler Service

    Bryan joined the Gillie Hyde Service Team in 2016. A Glasgow native, Bryan attended Barren County High School and graduated in 2015 before attending the University of Northern Ohio where he obtained his Associate Degree in Automotive and High Performance Technology. He had 4 years of Automotive Vocational Studies and 3 Years of field experience in High school as well. Bryan is involved in Towing and Recovery at NCM Motorsports Park.

  • Joshua Kinsey
    Mechanic- Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM

    Josh Joined Gillie Hyde Auto Group as a mechanic in 2001. Joshua is married to his beautiful wife Tonya.

  • Anthony Wheeler
    Parts Wholesale Accounts Manager

    Anthony joined Gillie Hyde in 2007 in the Parts Department and has since moved up within the company as the Parts Wholesale Accounts Manager.

  • Jude Kingrey
    Parts- Warehouse

    Jude joined Gillie Hyde in 2016 in the Parts Warehouse and has been a great asset to our warehouse team.

  • Andrew Gilpin
    Parts- Warehouse/ Discount Buyer

    Andrew joined Gillie Hyde in the Parts Warehouse in 2016 and has since also become our Discount Buyer.

  • Rachael Atwell
    Parts- Warehouse

    Rachael joined Gillie Hyde in 2015 while still attending high school at Hart County HS. In 2017 Rachael graduated and continued her career in the Parts Warehouse. She is a native of Cub Run, Kentucky and enjoys spending time with family and friends, hunting, fishing and playing piano.

  • Brett Willis
    Parts- Sales

    Brett joined the Gillie Hyde Parts- Sales Team in 2015.

  • Kyle McFarland
    Parts Department

    Kyle joined Gillie Hyde Auto Group in 2014 in our Parts Department. Kyle is a native of Russell Spring, Kentucky. He married his lovely wife, Brittney in 2017 and together they have 1 son. In his spare time, Kyle enjoys spending time with family or golfing.

  • Isaac Langham

    Isaac joined Gillie Hyde in 2017 at the Parts-Warehouse. He is a Glasgow, Kentucky native.

  • Zach Thomas
    Parts- Warehouse

    Zach joined Gillie Hyde in 2015 after graduating High school from Barren County High in 2013. He is a native of Glasgow, Kentucky.

  • Kelly Russell
    Parts- Warehouse

    Kelly Joined Gillie Hyde in the Parts Warehouse in 2010.

  • David Pirtle

    David has been with the dealership since 2000. He has over 34 years in the business. David was self- employed for 34 years, has been a new and used car manager, as well as general manager for a major franchise.

  • Kim Sewell
    Collection Associate-Signature Motors

  • Anthony Wheeler
    Parts Manager

    Anthony started Gillie Hyde in September of 2007. He is a native of Glasgow Ky. where he still resides with his family. He is a veteran of Operation Iraqui Freedom and has four years experience with the US Army. He has seven years of combined parts experience and currently holds Ford Master and ASE certifications. Anthony looks forward to serving you with auto parts needs.

  • Matt Houchens
    Parts Outside Sales

  • Kyle McFarland
    Parts Warehouse

  • Greg Coomer
    Chrysler Service Technician

    Greg started with Gillie Hyde in 2000. He is Daimler Chrysler Gold Certified, ASE Master Technician including LI, ASE Truck Master Technician Certified. Greg has been in the auto and truck repair field for over 10 years.

  • Dave Minnicks
    Heavy Truck Alignment Specialist

    Dave joined Gillie Hyde in January 2009 as both an alignment specialist and a mechanic. Dave has been doing heavy truck alignment since 1986 and has a long history in the Automotive Industry that has built his professional resume in his field of specialty. He started at Simpson Tire in Franklin and then moved to S+R Tire before coming to Gillie Hyde. Dave is a native of Franklin, Ky and graduated Franklin Simpson High in 1970. He has one Beautiful Daughter named Mallory and belongs to many Bowling Teams at Ralphie's.

  • Jeff Thurman

    Jeff joined Gillie Hyde in 2015 after having over 20 years experience in the Automotive Industry, 5 of those years being at a dedication Ford Dealership. Jeff is a native to Park City, Kentucky and graduated from Barren County High in 1992. Jeff has 1 lovely daughter and loves old cars/trucks. In his spare time, jeff love to go hunting and fishing.

  • Josh Kinsey
    Chrysler Service Technician

    Started in 2000 and is currently Daimler Chrysler Gold Certified and ASE Certified. Josh is our alignment specialist with over six years experience.

  • Shawn Atchley

    Shawn joined Gillie Hyde in 2017 after 6 years of experience as a Senior Master Tech through Ford. Shawn is native to Russell Spring, Kentucky and Graduated from Russell County High in 1994. Shawn Married his beautiful wife in 1996.

  • Thomas Railey

    Thomas joined Gillie Hyde in 2017 and is originally from Hiseville, Kentucky. He graduated Barren County High in 1989 and married his beautiful wife, Kimberly, in 1995. Together they have 2 children; Christopher and Megan.

  • Dylan Smith
    Ford Fast Track

  • Jonathan Garrett
    Ford Fast Track

  • Jeremy Scott
    Chrysler Service Tech