Meet Our Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

Owner

Dan Tauke
Owner
1-800-747-7129

36 Years of Service

Dan grew up in Dyersville, where he started sweeping floors at the dealership at just 9 years old.  He attended Kirkwood College for a couple of years, then began full time in Parts and Service, then moved on to Sales, and eventually Management.  

Dan and his wife Sue have been married for 30 years, they have three sons Matt, Mitch & Nate.  All three work full time at the dealership.  In his free time Dan enjoys boating, water-skiing, golf, snow skiing, and spending time with family and friends.

Dan's favorite quote:
"Be yourself; everyone else is taken"

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Sales

Zach Nothdorf
Sales Manager
1-800-747-7129

1 Year at Tauke's, 5 Years Total Experience

Zach and his wife, Melissa, live in Cascade along with their two children, Cayden and Eloise.  When not working he enjoys golfing, playing cards, watching sports and spending time with family & friends.  

His favorite part of working at Tauke's is the atmosphere.  "We have a lot of fun at work, but we will always make sure to go above and beyond for our customers!"

Zach's favorite quote:
"Never leave a birdie putt short"  

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Mitch Tauke
Sales Consultant
1-800-747-7129

13 Years of Service

Although Mitch has been selling cars for 3 years, he has been involved in the dealership for over half his life.  He has always had interest in cars or really just anything with a motor.  Mitch is the middle brother of the family. 

In his free time Mitch enjoys water-skiing, snow skiing, snowmobiling, shooting clay pigeons & flying his drone.

His favorite part of working in the car business is that everyday is something new.  "You never really know what will happen on any given day."

Mitch's favorite quote:
"If you don't do it this year you'll be one year older when you do."  - Warren Miller

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Nate Tauke
Sales Consultant
1-800-747-7129

4 years of Service

Nate grew up in Dyersville, and is the youngest brother of the family.  All of which currently work at the dealership.  He is commonly known as "Tater" around the store.

His favorite part of working at Tauke's is the great group of people he gets to work with everyday.  In his free time he enjoys water-skiing and snowmobiling.  In the summer you can catch him at a Waterhawk Ski Show every Friday evening.

Something you may not know about Nate:
He broke both his big toes at the same time trying to do a standing backflip....He also sprayed himself with pepper spray, just to see what it felt like....It's safe to say Nate keeps things interesting around here!


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Service

Shane Yarolem
Service Manager
1-800-747-7129

2 Years at Tauke's, 16 Years Total Experience

Shane lives in Cascade with his beautiful wife Kaylynn, his dog, and 2 cats.  He considers himself as a simple person who tries not to take life too seriously. 

In his free time Shane enjoys being with friends, going to concerts, golfing, bowling, playing softball, and anything to do with the Cubs or Iowa Hawkeyes.

His favorite part of working at Tauke's is the fact that he gets to help people.  "Everyday is different so I get to wake up each day and solve new problems.  Plus my co-workers are great!"

Shane's favorite quote:
"Vincit qui se Vincit" 

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Russ Helle
Parts Manager
1-800-747-7129

29 Years of Service

Russ lives in Guttenberg and has four children Jordanne (29), Spencer (23), and twins Clayton and Audrey (18).  Outside of work he enjoys watching and following the Iowa Hawkeyes.

His favorite part about working at Tauke's are his co-workers and the fast paced environment!

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Matt Tauke
Parts / Service Advisor
1-800-747-7129

4 Years of Service

Matt is the oldest brother of the three.  He enjoys being able to work each day with his family.

His favorite part of working at Tauke's is that each day there is always something different!

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Jacey Thomas
Service Advisor
1-800-747-7129

1 Year of Service, 2 Years Total Experience

Jacey has been a member of the National Guard for 4 years, where she is a Small Arms and Artillery Tech.

In her free time she spend lots of time with her 3 horses, spends the summers attending tractor pulls with her boyfriend Dan, she also enjoys being outdoors, hunting, and spending time with her family.  Her brother is also going to join the National Guard!

Her favorite part of working at Tauke's is being able to make people smile.  

Jacey's favorite quote:  "Be happy with what you have, while working for what you want." - Helen Keller

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Earl March
Technician
1-800-747-7129

25 Years of Service

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Ben Brehm
Technician
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12 Years of Service

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Chad Cahill
Technician
1-800-747-7129

11 Years of Service

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Josh Barry
Technician
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10 Years of Service

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Kyle Larson
Technician
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6 Years of Service

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Wayne Pearce
Technician
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1 Year of Service (18 Years General Motors)

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Office

Kell Esch
Office Manager
1-800-747-7129

26 Years of Service

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Sarah Kluesner
Asst. Office Manager
1-800-747-7129

1 Year of Service

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Diane Hagemann
Office Assisant
1-800-747-7129

15 Years of Service

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Deb Bertling
Warranty Admin.
1-800-747-7129

1 Year of Service

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Detail

Danny Irlbeck
Detailer
1-800-747-7129

1 Year of Service

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