Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

General Manager

Ryan Banks
General Manager & Managing Partner
780-865-3010


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Parts & Service

Chris Van De Spiegle
Fixed Operations Manager
780-865-3010

Meet Chris,

Chris has been Big Rock Dodge's fixed op's manager for 3 years, though he has worked in the automotive industry for 20 years. He refers to himself as the general keeper of the peace and go to guy.

Chris enjoys spending time with family and friends. He values cherished time spent with loved ones. You will most likely find Chris at the golf course when he isn't working. He volunteers with many local christian events and loves assisting his church family in any way he can. Chris also enjoys outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, camping, and cooking. Born and raised in northern Ontario, Chris grew up in the outdoors, but moved to Alberta back in 2007 and started his career with Chrysler. Since then, he has been involved with parts management, service management, and now his role as fixed ops manager.


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Jamie Kilbreath
Service Director
587-467-9111

Meet Jamie


Jamie started at Big Rock Dodge 5 years ago and is now our Service Director. You can easily recognize Jamie by her bright red hair and vibrant personality (not just because she's always sipping energy drinks)!

When Jamie isn't slaying away in our service department, she may be out camping, quading, hanging out with her 2 cats and dog, or jammin' out hard to Eminem's "Rap God". 

Jamie your our spirit animal!

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Scott Desaulniers
Technician

Meet Scott,


Scott has been an employee at Big Rock Dodge for a year as an automotive apprentice, though he has been in the industry for 5 years.
Scott takes advantage of living by the Rockies through lots of snowboarding, he also enjoys hiking (with his car).
Good thing you know mechanics Scott!

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Rachel Zuk
Service Advisor
780-865-3010

Meet Rachel,


Rachel Joined our Big Rock Family 1.5 years ago as a service advisor, starting her first position in the automotive industry.

When Rachel isn't busy aiding clients with their automotive maintenance needs, she is spending time with her family, working on art projects, curling up on the sofa with a good book, sharing popcorn with her kitty, and waiting for the day her boyfriend proposes (hint hint).

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Crystal Banks
Parts Adviser

Meet Crystal Banks


Crystal joined the Big Rock team 7 months ago, entering the automotive Industry for the first time as a parts adviser. Crystal came to Hinton in 2018 with her husband Ryan after his position as partners of Big Rock Dodge launched. In her spare time, Crystal enjoys hiking, fitness, and spending time with her family and 3 dogs.   

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Tom Brunen
Journeyman Technician
780-865-3010

Meet Tom, 


Tom has been an automotive technician for 30 years, and has been with Big Rock Dodge for 3 years. When Tom isn't contributing his service to the community, you may find him hunting, fishing, and fixing stuff on his downtime. 


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Ken Kerr
Journeyman Technician
780-865-3010

Meet Ken,


Ken has been employed by Big Rock Dodge for over 4 years, and working in the automotive industry for over 20 years. He serves our community as an automotive technician aka. "The Tranny Guy".

Ken loves going to car shows, hiking, watching hokey, and going bowling. He states that "Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy Mopar and that's close enough."

Ken's famous motto is "Mopar or no car!"

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Rick Spratt
Service Advisor

Meet Rick,


Rick joined Big Rock back in June of 2019 as a service advisor, but he has worked in the automotive industry for 13 years. You may recognize him as one of the friendly faces in our lube and tire bay.

When Rick isn't at work he likes to wrestle bears. He often goes to the crippled bear center as a volunteer. He also enjoys searching for new wrestling partners (bears of course).

We stopped asking Rick questions after that...

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Mike Resh
Journeyman Technician
780-865-3010

Meet Mike Resh


Mike has been in the automotive industry for over 25 years, its without a doubt our pride to have him as a part of our family here at Big Rock Dodge! Starting his position with us as an auto technician 4 years ago, we can easily identify him by his friendly humor and the lively smile he always wears.

In Mike's down time you can usually find him playing dungeons and dragons or eating cheesies and sipping energy drinks while imagining he's riding that fluffy white monster looking thing from the movie "Never Ending Story".

Us too Mike, us too.



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Richard Raynard
Technician/Shop Hand
780-865-3010


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Ramil Rosario
Journeyman Technician
780-865-3010

Meet Ramil,


Ramil has served the automotive industry for over 20 years, and has been a journeyman technician for Big Rock for nearly 5 years.

You can easily identify Ramil as very energetic and from him saying "hey buddy" a lot.... like, a lot.. He also likes working on his vehicle and is everyone's buddy.

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Craig Lucas
Technician

Meet Craig,


Craig started his employment at Big Rock in September of 2019 as a tire and lube technician, joining us with 10 years of experience in the automotive industry.

When Craig is not fixing the Hinton community's tires, he probably is outdoors enjoying some hunting, camping, fishing, disc golf, paddle boarding, hiking, and the zoo! 

Craig states "Dodge Ram is my new hobby after recently selling my 1998 Jeep Cherokee XJ"

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Steve Caplette
Assistant Parts Manager
780-865-3010

Meet Steve Caplette


Steve Started in the Automotive industry as a mechanic 7 years ago. Now as our assistant parts manager, he has been with the Big Rock family for over 4.5 years. Steve specializes in resourcefully answering as many automotive related questions we can possibly throw his way, that is when hes not busy fueling on pizza and slaying dragons in the back shop. We love you Steve! (Steve's the real MVP).

Originally from Saskatchewan, relocating to the Rockies has been all the advantage to Steve as he really enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, dirt-biking, skateboarding, and 4-wheeling. In the past 4.5 years we have learned that if Steve isn't at work or participating in any of the previous listed activities, he's likely enjoying quality time with friends and family.

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Brayden Fox
Shop Hand/ Apprentice

Meet Brayden


Brayden is the youngest team member here at Big Rock Dodge, as he is still a student. Alongside working as our shop hand Brayden also apprentices with us, making his first introduction to the automotive industry as of September this year.

When Brayden is not working away at his studies, or learning a thing or two off of our mechanics you can catch him playing guitar in his after school rock band, dirtbiking, or even skiing in the winter seasons.
Welcome to the Big Rock Family Brayden!

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Colton Still
Wash Bay Attendant

Meet Colton,


Colton Started at Big Rock just this October as our detailer, but has past experience in auto body refinishing. He enjoys a variety of hobbies, including going to the gym, playing video games, and working on his car. In May of 2020, Colton plans to go back to school for his second year degree in auto body refinishing.

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Kiera Desmarais
Appointment Coordinator

Meet Kiera


Kiera began her position as an appointment coordinator here at Big Rock Dodge this September, making her first appearance in the automotive industry. Kiera is most easily identified by her cheery smile and the blue in her hair.

Some of Kiera's favorite things to do include camping, off roading,  spending time with her family, walks on the beach, watching some comedies, and napping with her son. 

Welcome to the Big Rock family Kiera!

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Sales

Mitch Loutan
Assistant Sales Manager
780-223-4528


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Casey Caswell
Sales Specialist
780-817-4695

Meet Casey Caswell


Casey moved to Hinton from the city 13 years ago to buy the local bowling alley. After eleven great years of bowling Casey decided to switch careers and came to Big Rock where he continues to specialize in automotive sales since starting his employment with us over two years ago. When Casey's not hard at work assisting clients on their pursuit to owning thier dream vehicle, you can catch him enjoying time with his 7 year old daughter riding on their Harley Davidson together.

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Phil Levesque
Sales Specialist
780-865-3010

Meet Phil


Phil has been in the automotive industry for just over a year, starting at Big Rock in August of 2018. Previously working in the hospitality industry, Phil continues to honor his position in sales with us here at Big Rock Dodge. You may know him for his fierce yet relentless personality, great smell, and charming smile.

When Phil isn't working on his sales he is either hiking, practicing as a fitness enthusiast while listening to Guns N' Roses, or admiring his 2 lovable cats. 


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Nikita Robertson
Sales Admin

Meet Nikita


Nikita joined our Big Rock Family back in May of 2019 entering the automotive industry for her very first time as our sales admin. Nikita has 7 years of sales experience prior to Big Rock Dodge, and her aim with us is to strengthen business tactics and build her suit of professionalism for future prospects, as she is always learning off of our sales team.

When Nikita isn't working you can usually find her going on adventures, enjoying quality time with her cat, and working on little projects. Some of Nikita's hobbies include racing,  parkour, hiking, and thrill seeking activities.

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Cody Lepage
Lot Attendant

Meet Cody


Cody is one of Big Rocks most recent employees, starting his first position in the automotive industry as our lot attendant. Between keeping our vehicle lot in top shape and aiding our sales and service department in other tasks, Cody serves a very important role in our dealership.

When Cody isn't at work, you can often find him volunteering around the community, dirt biking, or driving around town with his friends. 

Welcome to our Big Rock family Cody!

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Business Development

Morgan Roberts
Business Development Manager
780-865-3010


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Accounting

Carisa Keller
Controller
780-865-3010

Meet Carisa Keller


Carisa Started at Big Rock Dodge as the Controller/ Account Management back in 2016, and has been in the industry for over 6  years. Carisa volunteers at the SPCA & Hinton Spay & Neuter Society when shes not in her office here at Big Rock. Some of Carisa's hobbies include hiking, football, and curling.

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Laura Clarke
Assistant Controller
780-865-3010

Meet Laura


Laura is our assistant controller here at Big Rock Dodge, and has worked with us in the automotive industry for 4 years. When Laura isn't at Big Rock she most likely is teaching dance, Ariel arts, Or hanging out with her dog Coral.

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Finance

Jason Stockfish
Financial Services Manager
780-865-3010

Meet Jason,


Jason Serves a very important role with us at Big Rock as our financial services manager by helping customers get approval for auto loans at affordable pricing, and helps to protect their investments and their families. He has been a member of our family here Dodge for 7 great years!

Jason is a proud volunteer at the Jasper Folk Music Festival. He also enjoys a wide variety of activities such as skiing, biking, tobogganing, reading, enjoying music, studying politics, and of course spending time with his wife and children.

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Craig Dodd
Financial Services Manager

Meet Craig,

Craig is one of Big Rock's finance manager's, serving a total of 4 years with us after entering the automotive industry for the very first time.

When Craig isn't at work, you'll probably catch him golfing. He is a great sports enthusiast, a die hard Toronto Maple Leafs fan, and a grammar constable.


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