1719 E Jackson Street Macomb, IL 61455 309-837-7777

Meet the Staff of Gentry Motor Company

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Ben F. Gentry - Founder


Ben was a true "car guy". He was respected throughout the Macomb community as well as by his peers in the automobile business across the Midwest. He opened Gentry Motor Company in September of 1989. Prior to his passing in 2002. His basic philosophy was to treat people the way you want to be treated. This philosophy has served as a guide in our pursuit of success.

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John Gentry - Owner/General Manager

309-837-7777 - john@gentrymotor.com

I really love the car business, more for the poeple than the cars. My wife Renee and I have 3 great boys who I enjoy spending quality time with, coaching, and overall teaching them how to grow to be men. I am truly a lucky guy and am thankful for the opportunities I have been given. The best thing about all of the people I work with is the closeness we have developed over the years and the comfort I have in knowing they are always there for me. Find me on Facebook! Thanks for stopping by our site!

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J.R. Ringenberger - Comptroller

309-837-7777 - jr@gentrymotor.com

Here I am with my family. My wife Michelle and I are really enjoying being grandparents to our beautiful grandson & granddaughter!   I am originally from Indianapolis Indiana and for a time lived in Houston Texas. All of my adult life has been in retail sales, first in fine Jewelry and now Automobile. I started working with John and his Dad, Ben, in October of 1995 as a Sales Counselor. In February of 2018 I moved into handling the internal accounting for the dealership . That move fit me like a glove, I am a detail oriented person. One of the main reasons I have stayed with John over 27 years is because of his understanding of where Family ranks on my priority list. He has always tried to accommodate my needs big or small. Gentry Motor Company, to me, truly is a Family business.

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Katie - Services Coordinator

309-837-7777 - service@gentrymotor.com

For over 8 year Katie has put her considerable energy into helping customers find the best solutions at a comfortable price.  Katie continues to share her love of music with the St Paul School children during the mid-day as well as some students at home in the evenings. Katie enjoys spending time with her lovely family whenever she can as well as a glass of wine with friends.  Within seconds of speaking with Katie you will see her attention to detail and care for the customer experience come shining through. 

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Ben I. Gentry - Sales & Finance Intern

- ben@gentrymotor.com

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