L.A.N.D. AUTO GROUP

We Want to Drive Your Business
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FLEET AND WHOLESALE SOLUTIONS
 

Our dealer group is dedicated to partnering with businesses to build long lasting relationships. Our team offers over 75 years experience in the automotive industry and understand the importance of reliable and affordable fleet and wholesale service.

We guarantee the best service, catered to you. Large fleet companies to family owned shops we are here to make your driving needs easy and stress free! Our goal is to work with you and your employees through vehicle sales, service, parts and accessories provided at the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Meet Our Exceptional Fleet, Commercial & Wholesale Team
Serving Alberta with over 75 years of Industry Experience

Al Kaun

Commercial Relationship Manager

Al joined the LAND Auto Group team after a satisfying career in the oil and gas industry. He has extensive Sales and Marketing background in a variety of different industries. Al's been there and is well equipped to help any business large or small with their vehicles.

Al and his family have been loyal customers of the dealer group for many years. When the opportunity to join the team presented itself it was an easy decision. He looks forward to working hard for his clients and pass along the same culture of commitment, dedication and trust he himself has received over the years.

Email: akaun@landautogroup.com

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Evan Mason

LAND Auto Centre Manager

Evan has been with Ford for 20 years! Most of his experience has been in the Parts department with a brief stint in Service. Evan has worked every role within Parts from Shipper/Receiver to Manager and every thing in between. He and his family, wife and two daughters, have called Lacombe home since 2006. Outside of work Evan is a golf fanatic who also loves soft ball and bowling. He enjoys watching most sports and absolutely bleeds Ford and Toronto Maple Leafs BLUE!

Email: emason@lacombeford.com

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Andrew James

Lacombe Ford Sales & Fleet Manager

Andrew was born and raised in Central Alberta. He loves the community spirit and locally minded companies that make this area a great place to call home and to do business. He has been in Sales and Marketing for 5 years in the Oil & Gas Industry before joining the Lacombe Ford team. Outside of work he enjoys all things sports...golfing, baseball, hockey, curling and volley ball.

Andrew prides himself on a unique, catered approach to helping businesses find the best fleet solutions possible. We are a one stop shop, so when you take delivery of your new company vehicles they are ready to get to work.

Email: fleet@lacombeford.com

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Cary Shelstad

Wholesale Leasing & Financial Services Officer

Cary grew up in Saskatchewan, but has been calling Alberta home for 20 years. He has over 15 years of experience in Finance and works one on one with businesses to help them with the best finance solutions for their unique situation. Catered, professional and transparent partnership guaranteed. Outside of work, Cary has been a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters Lacombe for 10 years, on the board for 8 years and President for 2 years. He also enjoys golfing and snowboarding.

Email: cshelstad@lacombeford.com

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Bruce Wood

Drayton Valley Ford General Sales Manager & GM

Bruce has an extensive background in business and management. He brings that expertise to his role as General Sales Manager and GM at Drayton Valley Ford. Bruce holds his team to the highest standards of ethics, integrity and professionalism. Clear expectations. Accountability. Solid leadership. He promises our clients a great experience!

Email: bwood@draytonvalleyford.com

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Mark Schraefel

Lacombe Ford Wholesale Parts Representative

Raised a farm kid in Saskatchewan, Mark transitioned into the Oil Patch for his first 27 years on the planet. Mark and his wife Lisa and their three kids moved to Lacombe where they've called home for the last 28 years, adding three more kids to the roster over the years. Mark's first job upon coming to Alberta was with Lacombe Ford. Although his first stint was short lived, Mark gained over 15 years experience in Automotive Sales, Service, Parts and Management. Mark returned to his Oil Patch roots and has been involved in the Oilfield on both the pipeline and facility construction side and has operated a plethora of equipment from dozers to cranes, and excavators. He has his Class One with years of heavy hauling and hotshot experience. So Mark understands the high demands and the needs of both the large and smaller companies. Those who know Mark agree, his strength is dealing with people.

Email: mschraefel@lacombeford.com

Taylor Waldbauer - Asst. Service Manager

Taylor Waldbauer

Lacombe Ford Service Manager

Taylor has worked with the LAND Auto Group for 10 years in a variety of roles as Detailer, Quick Lane Technician, Service Advisor, Parts Advisor, Assistant Service Manager and now Service Manager. He is a graduate of Georgian College with an Automotive Business Diploma in 2017. Taylor was born and raised in Lacombe, on his spare time he enjoys going to the gym and playing football, hockey and golf. Customer Service is his number 1 priority as he leads his team of professionals to national awards and recognition from Ford of Canada.

Email: twaldbauer@lacombeford.com

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Steve Dempster

Drayton Valley Ford Fixed Operations Manager

After completing school in Drayton Valley, Steve studied Business Management at MacEwan University in Edmonton. Steve soon discovered that working in an office was not for him, so he applied and was hired as a Lube Technician at Quick Lane Tire & Auto Centre. Over time, Steve became a Journeyman Technician, ultimately moving into the role of Service Manager and the Fixed Ops Manager. Steve is married to Sara and together they have 3 children. Steve's hobbies include drumming, playing the guitar, singing and video games. Steve loves pulling wrenches and the challenge of automotive repair - helping customers with what is often their second most significant investment. "People are always willing to pay for great service," says Steve, who's philosophy is simple, "Treat people like family, and they will always return."

Email: sdempster@draytonvalleyford.com