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  • Ross Hall
    Sales Manager

    Ross Hall grew up in Central Oregon and has been a part of the automotive industry in the area since the late 1980s. He prides himself in providing customers with a shopping, buying, service and ownership experience that consistently satisfies individuals needs and exceeds their expectations in a comfortable, supportive environment.

  • Bob Tippet
    Finance director

      28 year with the Thomas auto group
       I am 100% committed to helping you with
          your next vehicle purchase & financing.

               I  snow ski, ride motor cross,
                     and coach baseball.

  • Jake Thomas

    Jake Thomas has been working at his family dealerships for as long as he can remember. He is dedicated to delivering a truly exceptional experience to staff and customers alike. Jake has his degree in finance from the University of Oregon and has worked for several dealer groups outside of his own family in several different locations nationally and internationally. He hopes to bring these experiences to his own dealer group and raise the bar for the car buying experience with completely transparent practice and experiences.

  • Quentin Grover

  • Tobias Hunt

    Tobias was born and raised In Central Oregon and graduated from Redmond High School. He competed nationally for a marketing and design competition and even used his skills to raise money for local highschoolers with cancer as a part of the schools Sparrow Club! His Goal at Approved Auto is to provide the least stressful car buying experience while providing the most information and making Approved Auto the most reputable used car dealer in Central Oregon while providing a good deal and a long living vehicle.

  • Jose Chavez

    Jose has been in Central Oregon all his life. He graduated from Culver High School and has been a lifelong car fan. Having been in Central Oregon his whole life Jose is fully dedicated to delivering the best buying experience to every single one of his customers. Keeping things fun and easy is the name of the game for him, in car sales and in life.


MISSION STATEMENT   Our goal is to give the customer the best sales and service experience they could ever receive by putting the client first, keeping employees engaged in the dealership business and community ,and to communicate with client  and fellow employees with clarity and respect, while working towards the same goal. Exceeding our employees and clients expectations everyday without fail with no exceptions.

Thomas Sales and Service.

Jake Thomas