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  • Todd Shores
    Owner/General Manager

    Todd was born in Lafayette, LA, and grew up in the Shreveport area. Todd has been married to Michelle for 29 years and has 2 children, Clayton who is attending LSU and Mary-Stewart who is attending the University of Mississippi. Todd is a member of St. James Episcopal Church.

    Todd also serves on several board of directors which include, Opportunities, Inc., Texarkana Country Club, and Chairman of the Greater Texas Ford Dealers FDAF.

    Todd enjoys golf and traveling. He also enjoys all LSU sports teams and his favorite pro football team is the New Orleans Saints.

  • BJ Martin
    Office/Comptroller Manager

    BJ has been married to Jackie for 29 years. He has 3 sons, 1 daughter and 6 amazing grand kids. On a beautiful day you can catch him out on Wright Patman Lake for camping and cruising on his deck boat with his friends and family. BJ loves to cook in his outdoor kitchen at his home, but he also loves to go to the Cattleman's Steak House in Texarkana for a quiet dinner. He enjoys being outside working in his yard and doing projects inside and outside his home.
    BJ graduated from Daingerfield High School in 1973, attended East Texas State University and studied in accounting. BJ has attended numerous Ford training seminars and Dale Carnegie "How to win friends and influence people". BJ has been in the accounting field for 42 years, 22 years in car dealerships and 14 years at McLarty Ford.

  • Andy Johnson
    Internet/Inventory/Commercial Sales Manager/BDC Manager

    Andy has worked for McLarty Ford since October 1990 when they were Four States Chrysler Plymouth Dodge, which McLarty owned. They then moved locations to Summerhill Road in 1996 where it became McLarty Auto Mall and now you know us as McLarty Ford.


    He graduated in 1987 from Hooks High School and attended Texarkana Community College where he studied mid-management.  Andy is the Inventory, Internet and BDC Manager and has attended numerous Ford training seminars and is Internet Certified as well as being a Sync Specialist.


    Andy is married and has 3 daughters and 2 granddaughters.


    He was very involved with his girls in softball and coaching. He was the President of Karrh Park and a member of the Texarkana Fastpitch Softball Association and brought an abundant of tournaments to the Texarkana area.  Andy made several changes to the girls' softball (fastpitch) league and made many updates to the ball park. He also worked with the Texarkana Community College Fastpitch Softball program for local recruitment of many local softball players.


    Andy enjoys traveling with his wife and his favorite pro football team is the Dallas Cowboys.

  • Bob Pearcy

    Bob started working at Mclarty Ford in 2017. He is our Service Manager.


    Born and raised in Texarkana, TX and a graduate of Texas High School and earned his BBA at Abilene Christian University.


    Worked in Pharmaceutical sales for about 12 years and now involved in the Medium Duty, and OTR Truck Industry.


    Bob has been married to Carol for 20 years and they have a son and two daughters. 


    He loves taking his family hunting and fishing with him.


  • Richard Hindman
    Parts Manager

    Richard started working at McLarty Ford in 1999. He grew up in Memphis, TN and graduated from Auburndale in 1977.


    His hobbies are landscape photography and beekeeping.


  • Chad Jordan
    Ford Sales Manager

    Chad has been in the car business for over 17 years. He started working at McLarty Ford in 2010.


    He is from Camden, AR where he graduated in 1990 from Camden High School and attended The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and is a member of SAE Fraternity.


    Chad is married to Treasa, who is from Hooks, TX and has one daughter, Anna Kate. He loves all outdoors especially hunting and is a member of the Camden Hunting Club, playing golf and fall college football games. He is a member of Heritage Church in Texarkana, where he has lived for the past 19 years.


    His favorite pro football team is the Denver Broncos and the college football team is the beloved Arkansas Razorbacks.

  • Josh Martin
    Finance & Insurance Manager

    Josh has over 15 years experience in Finance and Insurance. He previously worked at Sunrise Buick GMC Truck and Gossett Motor Cars in Memphis, TN.



    He graduated in 1988 from Westminster Christian School in Palmetto Bay, Florida


    Josh likes to spearfish, play basketball, softball, and football as well as boating and going water and snow skiing.


  • Tina Grimes
    Finance & Insurance Manager/ Customer Relations

    Tina started working at McLarty Ford in 2000. She graduated from Ashdown High School in 1996 and attended Texarkana College.


    She specializes in financing customers with limited, bad, or no credit. Tina has literally helped thousands of customers purchase a vehicle, while establishing or re-establishing their credit and she looks forward to helping you or someone you know.


    You will not find a better, no hassle, experience than at McLarty Ford.


  • Richard Harris
    Finance & Insurance

    Richard joined the McLarty Ford Finance Team back in 2016. He's been part of the car business for over 30 years.


    He is a graduate of Roland High School in Roland OK. Richard is married to Terressa and they one daughter who lives in Little Rock, with her husband and their three children.


    Richard and Terressa attend CrossWay Church in Queen City, where he plays the drums, she sings and plays the piano.


  • Clayton Shores
    Quick Lane Advisor/Used Car Assistant

  • Lathaire Dansby

    Lathaire has been in sales for over 30 years.


    He graduated from Arkansas High School in 1974 and graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR in 1978.


    Lathaire is an avid golfer and a member of the Mt. Pleasant CME Church.

  • Klark Reynolds

    Klark has 10 years experience in sales. He grew up in the Atlanta-Queen City area and attended college in Savannah, GA


    He enjoys fishing, hunting, camping and just about anything outdoors as well as a game of golf. Klark likes to cook for his friends and family and play catch with his dogs

  • Bobby Brown

    Bobby has worked for McLarty Ford since 1992 when they were located downtown Texarkana. He also owned Big Bob's in DeQueen, AR for 9 years.

    He was born and raised in Nashville where he graduated from Nashville High School and now lives in Texarkana, AR.

    Bobby is married and has 2 sons; enjoys playing golf and cooking BBQ. He attends the Church of Christ and his favorite college football team is the Arkansas Razorbacks.

  • Olen Gulley

    Olen has over 25 years experience in sales. He has previously worked at Hope Auto Company in Hope, AR and has been with McLarty Ford since 2012.


    He attended Hope High School and also served 3 years in the United States Army and is a Mason at the Silvermoon Masonic Lodge #15 in Old Washington, AR.


    Olen is married and has 1 son who he likes to ride 4 wheelers with and go fishing and hunting. He also loves to BBQ on the grill for his family.  They attend the Lonoak Missionary Baptist Church in Hope, AR.

  • Jack Sims

    Jack has worked for McLarty Ford since 2010.


    He grew up in Texarkana, attended Texas High School and graduated with the Class of 1984 and went to the University of North Texas where he went on to play on the golf team. He was a golf pro for 14 years at Northridge Country Club.


    Jack likes to go fishing and spending time with his wife, Hollie and daughter, Peyton.


    He loves assisting people in finding the new Ford that is just right for them with no pressure, and wants each customer to become a customer for life. Let Jack show you how nice the new and pre-owned car buying experience can be.

  • Kenneth Walker

    Kenneth grew up in Marshall and has lived in Texarkana for over 30 years. He served in the United States Army for 6 years.


    He has been selling cars and trucks since 1988 and has worked at McLarty Ford since 2010. He also worked at Car Mart for 20 years where he was a Manager and buyer of pre-owned vehicles.


    Kenneth belongs to the good Lord, where he is a member of the Evergreen Church and hail to the Dallas Cowboys! 

  • Mike Terrell

    Mike started working at McLarty Ford in 2012.


    He grew up in the Texarkana area where he graduated from Texas High School and received his BBA from Texas A&M in Texarkana, TX.


    Mike is married and has 2 children; 2 grandsons which he loves spending time with especially when they go their cabin at Albert Pike.  Mike and his family attends Heritage Baptist Church and his favorite college football team is the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Texas A&M Eagles at Texarkana baseball team.

  • Eric Kuykendall

  • Joseph Kinney

  • Carl Keely

  • Brandon Epperson

  • Mickey Evers
    Outside Sales Manager

    Mickey has 40 years of experience in sales.


    Mickey attended Texarkana Community College as well as Louisiana Tech University. Mickey is married and has 2 children and 4 grandchildren and loves to go fishing, hunting and plays golf

  • Bill Baker
    Customer Care Center Service Coordinator
    903-792-7121 ext 4596

    Bill has been with McLarty Ford for 8 years, he is a Customer Service Coordinator, works with Customer Relations Department and has also worked at the Quick Lane.


    Born and raised in Victoria, TX..a graduate of Stroman High, attended Victoria College and U.S.U(spell this out).  He worked for Dell Computers for 10 years before moving up to Texarkana.


    He has 2 sons, 3 step-daughters, and 1 grandson. Loves music, managed a power trio group back in the day and is a fan of the Dallas Cowboys.

  • Gaye Yates
    Quick Lane

    Gaye has been with McLarty Ford since the winter of 2013..She has held several positions- the Manager of QuickLane, Customer Relations , Accounts Receivable Clerk, Service Cashier, Service Advisor at the Quick Lane, and is now a Customer Service Coordinator.


    Has lived in Texarkana all of her life and a graduate of Arkansas High. Has about 14 years experience in Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable and also owned a Resale shop.


    She is married and has 3 daughters and 1 grand daughter. She loves spending her time with her family. She likes to go camping; mowing early in the morning and watching her girls play softball.


    During the winter she likes to crochet while watching UFC, or taking care of her 6 dogs and 3 cats..


  • Andy Knighton
    Service Advisor

    Andy has been a Service Advisor for over 11 years and he is a Ford Service Advisor (Master Certified).


     Andy loves spending time with his son. He enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, and the Arkansas Razorbacks.. WOO PIG SOOIE!!


  • Andrea Mills
    Service Advisor

    Andrea joined our team in 2012. She attended Arkansas High School and is married; likes to go hunting, fishing and camping as well as remodeling their home.


  • Brynjulf "B" Eiane
    Commercial Vehicle Service Advisor

  • Jethro Patterson
    Shop Foreman

    Jethro has been part of McLarty Ford since 1981. A Graduate of Texarkana Community College..and a Ford Certified Engine Master Technician.


    He's married with the 2 children, and has 6 grandkids. Attends church at Transformation Center International.


    When he is not playing with his grandkids he is either cooking or out fishing.


  • Greg Perry
    Commercial Vehicle Service and Parts

  • Falicia Stanford
    Warranty Admin.

    Falicia has been with McLarty Ford since 1990 and is a Master Certified Ford Warranty Clerk.


    Grew up in Horatio, AR..Graduated from Horatio High School..went to South Central Career College..


    Falicia enjoys genealogy research, studying the bible and learning about history. She is a HUGE Dallas Maverick fan!


  • Blake Smith
    Valet Driver

    Blake started working for McLarty Ford in 2015. He is responsible for safely shuttling customers to and from various destinations.


    He enjoys spending time with his family and being around cars. Blake attends Church on the Rock.


  • Robert Floyd

    Robert has been with McLarty Ford since 1994.


    After Robert graduated from Waldron High School he attended Ozark Valley Tech School and began working as a Technician in 1990.


    He is married with 2 children and 1 grandson. Robert enjoys hunting, fishing and playing golf.


  • Chris Mills

    Chris Mills, Service Technician



    Chris has 12 years experience as a service technician.

    He has had Ford training to ensure proper and safe operations of the vehicles he services. His training also provides him with skills to accurately and quickly service the complex electronic and computer modules that control most aspects of vehicles today including their transition, climate control, braking, and windows, according to Ford.


     He is married and enjoys playing golf, hunting, fishing and just being outdoors as well as remodeling their home.


  • James Hanson

    Bubba joined our team in 2009.  He is a Master Certified Ford Tech and is ASE Certified.


    He graduated from Queen City High School in 2001. Bubba has 2 boys and loves spending time with them and his family and friends. In his spare time he enjoys building cobra race cars; racing dirt bikes; riding and stunting street bikes.


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  • Ben Butler
    Lube tech

    Ben is one of our Technicians who has worked his way up from a Lube specialist here at McLarty Ford.


    Born and raised in Texarkana, AR. He is a graduate of Arkansas High, attended Texarkana College, has an Automotive Technology, and Industrial Electrical degree. 


    Ben attends church at First Baptist Church on Moores Ln.  You can find him on the weekends hunting, fishing, and playing sports with his Son and Daughter.

  • Gerald Haggard
    QL Tech

    Gerald started working at McLarty Ford in 2010. He studied Auto Mechanic Technician at Texarkana Community College and works at our Quick Lane Maintenance Facility.


    He is married and has 3 children and loves working on vehicles.


  • Shannon Murphy

    Shannon has been a part of our team since 2007. She is married and attends Beech Street Baptist Church and enjoys reading her bible and spending time with her family.

  • Airik Hagood

    Airik joined our team in 2014.  He was born and raised in Texarkana and graduated from Texas High School in 2011. Airik likes to read classic literature, study mythology and play video games.

  • Al Martin

    Al has over 40 years experience and enjoys raising grandkids and playing basketball.


    He attends Calvary Tabernacle Church.


  • John Hornaday

    John started working at McLarty Ford in 1988. He is married and a father of 2.


  • John Bradlley
    Parts Department

  • Quinton Watson

    Quinton has been with McLarty Ford since 2001. He takes care of the maintenance here at the dealership.


    Quinton likes to play golf, read and spend time with his family and he attends Mt. Grove Baptist Church

  • Ricky Henderson
    New car Prep

    Ricky started working for McLarty Ford in 2014 in our New Car Preparation Department

    where he is responsible for making our vehicles shiny and spotless on the inside as well as the outside.


    Ricky is a 1999 graduate of Texas High School. He attended The University of Texas at Austin and has a bachelor degree in electronics.


    He has been serving in the U.S. Army since 1998; has also been deployed 5 times to Iraq and Afghanistan and is currently serving in the U.S. Army Reserves where he is an Instructor MOS 88H and his rank is SSG.


    Ricky has 2 children which he loves spending time with and enjoys bowling and fishing.


  • Robbin Phillips

    Robbin has been employed at McLarty Ford since 2000. She is an Executive Board member of the Liberty-Eylau's Band Booster Club.


    Robbin is married and has 3 children and 5 grandchildren and has been a long time resident of Texarkana and likes to go hunting, fishing, camping and 3D archery.

  • Connie Smith

    Connie joined our team in 2003.


    She is married and has 2 children and 5 grandsons. They own their own chuck wagon and have been doing competition cooking for the past 5 years. This is all done in Dutch ovens over open fires like they did in the old days.


    Connie is a member of the Circle J Cowboy Church

  • Diane Hargrave

    Diane has an Associated Degree in Office Professions and started working at McLarty Ford in 2011. She has 2 children and likes to crochet, read and spend time with her family and friends

  • Matthew Dumas

    Matt has lived in Texarkana most of his life and for a short time he lived in Little Rock. He has been with McLarty Ford since 2014. Matt is married and has 1 child. He enjoys being outdoors and attends Heritage Church

  • Rachel Rider

    Rachel joined the McLarty Office Team in November of 2016. 


    Born and raised in Texarkana, AR and is a graduate of Arkansas High.


    When not at work she is out spending her time with the family. You can also catch her out camping, hunting and fishing.


  • Joseph Grisham
    Quick Lane Manager

  • Robert Smith
    Quick Lane

  • Ofelia Gomez
    House Keeping

    Ofelia has been with McLarty Ford since 2012.  She helps maintain a clean, sanitary and comfortable environment here at the dealership.


    Ofelia is married with 3 children and enjoys spending time with her family as well as traveling and cooking. She attends St. Edwards Catholic Church

  • John Bush

    John has been working in our IT Support Dept. since 2013.


    He graduated from Redwater High School and attended Texarkana College and Texas State Tech in Marshall, TX



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