Meet Our Staff

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Internet Sales and Leasing

Caitlin Lankford
Internet Specialist
(410) 994-2795

Caitlin joined the Fred Frederick family in January of 2019. Although she was new to the automotive industry, she has many years of experience in account management and marketing.

Caitlin is a shore native and has lived in Talbot County for most of her life. She enjoys spending time with her family, baking, and attending local markets to promote her tie dye business.
Caitlin Lankford


Retail Sales and Leasing

Robert Richardson
Product Specialist
(410) 994-2795

Rob Richardson

Donnie Cooper
Retail Consultant
(410) 994-2795

Donnie has over 20 years of automotive sales experience and has been with the Fred Frederick family since we opened in Easton. Many of you may know Donnie from the Easton Middle School where he is employed full time.

Donnie is a native resident of the Shore and spends his spare time running his own trash disposal business and collecting cars. Donnie is glad to welcome his colleagues and friends as valued customers.

Donnie Cooper


Commercial Sales and Leasing

Jennifer Conner
Commercial Specialist

Jenn Conner



Keith Hopkins
Service Advisor
(410) 449-5086

Keith joined our family in November of 2006 and has over 20 years of experience in the automotive business.

Having spent over 16 years in sales, Keith made the transition to service adviser to continue helping customers with their vehicle ownership.

When he is not in our service department, Keith spends his time with his family and enjoys antique cars.

Keith Hopkins

Victor Micheal
Service Advisor
(410) 449-5086

Victor Michael


Parts and Accessories

Mike Kirby
Parts Clerk
(410) 994-7582

Rusty Rostein
Parts Clerk
(410) 670-4437

Rusty Rostien

Jack Stueckler
Parts Advisor/Runner
(410) 670-4437

Jack has been with us since February of 2007 and has been in the automotive industry since 1968. For the past 18 years Jack has worked inside of dealerships as a service and parts advisor. He has been Certified with Chrysler for 3 years.

When Jack is not helping with your parts and accessories needs he can be found on the golf course.


Sales Management

John Ireland
Assistant Sales Manager
(410) 994-2795

John Ireland

Sherry Peoples
Assistant Sales Manager
(410) 994-2795

Sherry Peoples



Rose Baynard
Receptionist/Title Clerk

Rose joined the Fred Frederick family in July 2012. She is the title clerk and receptionist.

Rose has many years of experience being reprint account manager with a local printing company. She also has several years experience in silk and textile printing.

When Rose is not smiling in our showroom assisting customers she can be found spending time with her family. Rose and her family enjoy afternoons on the water fishing and crabbing. When she has the rare time to herself, she does enjoy a good book.

Sara Page

Amanda Heverin
(410) 994-2795



Jeff Frederick
Vice President/General Manager

Jeff was raised in the car business and grew up with a background in the service department. A graduate of the University of Maryland, he opened our Easton location with Chrysler and Jeep in 1995. In 2001 the Dodge franchise was acquired allowing the store to offer the full line of Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep products in one location.

Under Jeff's management the dealership is now the oldest dealership in Easton. Jeff's direction has led to multiple recognitions including; "Five Star" status from Chrysler, multiple "Manager of Distinction" awards, the "Next Level" award, and the "Nardelli Challenge" award, among others. 

Jeff carries forward the same values that were instilled with him-"work hard and treat others as you would like to be treated". Every operation of our store is based on this principal. We take a low overhead, hassle-free approach to business that allows us to provide you with the best ownership experience possible. When you buy a car from our dealership you are our customer for as long as you own that car. 

Jeff  Frederick

Fletch Gowen
General Sales / Fleet Manager
(410) 994-2795

Fletch has over 17 years of experience in automotive sales. He began with Fred Frederick in August of 2001 as a Retail Consultant. In May of 2006 he accepted the position of General Sales Manager.

Throughout his time in sales, Fletch has been Chrysler certified for 14 years. He has earned Gold Certification, Sales Master, and Sales Master Elite awards as a sales consultant and Sales Master certification, Manager of Distinction recognition, and Silver acheivement from the Business Manager Association as a Manager. Fletch is also a Certified Commercial Consultant and Certified Agricultural Specialist.

Fletch is a local resident of the Eastern Shore, spending his spare time boating, fishing, hunting, and with family. He is an officer with Greensboro Volunteer Fire Company and looks forward to working with each of his neighbors. Fletch will do what is neccessary to save you time, money, and hassle.

Fletch  Gowen

Rick Marders
Service Manager
(410) 449-2909

Rick Marders

Clark Wagner
Parts Manager
(410) 670-4437

Clark joined our family in September of 2001. He has been in the automotive business since 1995.

Clark holds a Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Management from Missouri Southern University and has been Certified with Chrysler for 16 years. He has served as both Service and Parts Directors throughout his career. He can be found at our parts counter, happy to help with your automotive parts and accessories needs. Clark is a Certified Agricultural Specialist.

Clark spends his time away from the dealership farming, playing softball, hunting, and fishing.

Clark  Wagner

Bonnie Usilton
Office Manager/ Comptroller

Bonnie has been with the Frederick Family since we opened the Easton location. She has over 20 years of experience managing the financials inside of a dealership.

Bonnie is a native of the Eastern Shore and has a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Salisbury State University.

In her spare time Bonnie enjoys collecting rubber stamps, sewing, her cats, and spreading her love for Stampin Up! 

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