Meet Emerging Leader Brian Ropp!

Meet Emerging Leader Brian Ropp!

Brian Ropp is a familiar face around the McGrath Business Development Center where he works as a development agent, assisting customers with questions and setting up appointments at the dealership.

Gauging by his photo…Brian is comfortable in his role at McGrath Auto!

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Women of McGrath: Brooke Lentz

Women of McGrath: Brooke Lentz

Brooke Lentz handles our PR and community outreach here at McGrath Auto helping us partner with local businesses and give back to Greater Cedar Rapids!

When asked how she ended up at McGrath, Brooke remembers her perfect high school car, the Pontiac Sunfire…never imagining back then she’d end up in the auto business. Brooke is also a valued Zumba instructor at the McGrath Fitness Center where she teaches with our Wellness Coordinator Lindsay Olson.

FYI…Brooke teaches her Zumba class on Wednesday’s from 5:30 to 6:30.

Brooke is a graduate of Wartburg College and Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School. Her parents were high school sweethearts from Kennedy that just celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary.

In addition to her duties at McGrath Brooke serves on the Metro North Rotary Board of Directors. The Metro North Rotary is responsible for a number of community related projects including the redesign of classrooms at Metro High School and fundraising efforts for the Boys & Girls Club of Cedar Rapids.

Thanks for all you do at McGrath and in the community Brooke! We’re lucky to have you.

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Meet Emerging Leader Mel Payne!

Meet Emerging Leader Mel Payne!

Mel Payne is living proof that the girls do it better than the boys! You’ll find Mel over at Pat McGrath Chevyland in Cedar Rapids six days a week!

Mel patterns her leadership style after Susan B. Anthony, the social activist who played a huge role in the Women’s Suffrage movement. We’re proud to have such a strong personality on our staff! Thanks Mel and welcome to our exclusive club of Emerging Leaders.

Now….just to get to know Mel a little bit:

  • She’s originally from Flint, Michigan.
  • Mel and her fiancé are cat people, the cat to people ratio at the household a solid 3 to 5.
  • Mel is a loyal member of the McGrath Family, yet, whenever she gets out of here, she enjoys the beaches of Hilton Head South Carolina. Beautiful this time of year.
  • Like this writer, her first car was a 1994 Ford Probe. Those were popular back in the day.
  • She likes what all of us Iowan’s like in August, backyard barbeques, pools and family basketball.

Want to know something kind of weird about Mel Payne?

She can use her toes like fingers. Her closet nickname is “Monkey Toes”? Not only can Mel sell cars, she can use her toes like a chimpanzee!

Amazing.

Joking aside, we’re happy to have Mel as a valued member of the McGrath Family of Dealerships!

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Davenport Used Car Superstore Opens Today!

Davenport Used Car Superstore Opens Today!

The First Family of used car dealerships in Iowa has arrived in the Quad Cities! McGrath Auto is thrilled to announce we’ve opened a new frontier by adding a Davenport location! We look forward to building new relationships in the community and plan to become the most trusted of all car dealerships in the Quad Cities.

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The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence

Monday’s are usually busy days at McGrath Auto. Not this Monday though, as we’ll be celebrating Labor Day with our families.

McGrath isn’t like everyone else selling cars in Cedar Rapids….we give employees Labor Day off!

What a concept!

We understand car shoppers sometimes just want to look around without talking to a sales person. That’s why we’re tagging select vehicles on our lot with amazing offers and inviting you to come look around this Labor Day!

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Nine Days Only! 0% for 72 Months at McGrath!

Nine Days Only! 0% for 72 Months at McGrath!

From today until September 9th McGrath Auto is offering an exclusive, can’t miss deal on all 2016 Chevy’s!

For nine days only you can get 0% financing for 72 months on the 2016 Chevy of your choice! That’s a no-interest deal designed to save customers thousands in finance charges!

Hurry the clock is ticking!

While the 0 for 72 sale only lasts until September 9th, McGrath is offering fantastic savings on Chevy throughout the month.

Some of our best deals include:

  • Cash Back on ALL 2016 Chevrolet Models
  • Bonus Cash on ALL 2017 Chevy Models
  • $2,000 Corvette to Corvette Loyalty
  • Savings on the 2016 Camaro through Chevy Loyalty

Don’t miss your chance to own a 2016 Chevy for 0% financing! Only at McGrath Auto from September 1-9. The sale starts today! Call our fun and friendly staff to test drive a Chevy!

We’ll be OPEN LATE the day after Labor Day.

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25 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Moonlight Madness

25 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Moonlight Madness

Moonlight Madness is back! Now through Saturday at the McGrath Family of Dealerships in Eastern Iowa!

We’re offering savings at every location….ON EVERYTHING! Save up to ten grand on a new truck. New vehicles start at $13,900. McGrath has over 1,700 pre-owned vehicles to choose from: Toyota’s, Honda’s, Chevy’s, Buick’s, Ford’s, Dodge, Jeep’s, Hyundai’s and Kia’s.

Moonlight markdowns on all of our great brands! Remember the savings only last through Saturday

Check out 25 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Moonlight Madness!

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McGrath Emerging Leaders Featured in Automotive News!

McGrath Emerging Leaders Featured in Automotive News!

McGrath’s Emerging Leaders has proven to be a trend-setter and now has been recognized by Automotive News!

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What’s going on at the Old Junge Building?

What’s going on at the Old Junge Building?

You’ve heard about it on the radio. You’ve seen the commotion. You see Mr. Big Volume up on the roof.

So what the heck is going on at the corner of Collins & Council in NE Cedar Rapids?

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Clearance on the Corner at Collins & Council!

Clearance on the Corner at Collins & Council!

The early bird saves more money at McGrath Auto’s “Clearance on the Corner” this Thursday at the intersection of Collins & Council! For our huge three day event we’re moving 321 specific used vehicles in an off-site promotion where everything must go….even at a loss!

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