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Colin Liss
General Manager
217-391-2400 ext. 5206

As the store GM, my job is to ensure a great customer experience across all operations of our dealership. I started @ Green Mazda in August of 2008 as a Sales Associate. I moved to our service department in February of 2012 to explore the service side of our dealership. In 2017 I became the Finance Manager, then moved on to become the General Manager of the dealership in November of 2019. 

I was born and raised in the greater Springfield area. I am married with two beautiful daughters, and we happily reside in Chatham. I am a member of Island Bay yacht Club, enjoy spending time with my family, playing pickleball, and helping local charities and organizations. 

I'm sure you will enjoy our staff, our brands, our service, and our facility. Shoot me an email me if I can be of assistance in any way! I look forward to meeting you and serving you alongside my team at the highest level.

Demetrius Suggs
Finance Manager
2173912400 ext 5553

As the store F&I manager, my job is to ensure the customer leaves happy, and had an amazing experience during their time in the business office.

I was born in Chicago IL and moved to Springfield in 2005. I am currently engaged with four children. On Sundays and Wednesdays when I'm away from the dealership I'm usually having water gun fights in the house with my kids. The kids know when daddy is home they will get away with a thing or two 😊.

Come on down to Green Mazda and become a member of the Green Family. Feel free to reach me via email, text, or a phone call. My door is always open.

Tacos, Pizza, or BBQ? Pizza

Favorite Sports Team? Dallas Cowboys

"Donald" Wesley Kissel
General Sales Manager

As the store GSM, my job is to ensure great customer experience in the sales department before and after the sale. I started @ Green Mazda in October of 2016. 

I was born and raised in central IL. I am married, and have two awesome boys. We happily reside in Chatham.

I'm sure you will enjoy our staff. If there is anything I can help with please feel free to shoot me an email. 

Tacos, Pizza, or BBQ? BBQ

Favorite Sports Team? St. Louis Cardinals

Mike Ransdell
New Car Manager

My position in the dealership as the New Car Manager includes managing the new car inventory, making sure our customers have a great buying experience, and providing excellent customer service.

I moved to Illinois in March of 2005 from Fort Worth Texas. I started at Green Mazda in December of 2009. I have 3 daughters and five grandchildren. 

My youngest was recently married in April of this year. I enjoy spending time with my family, relaxing when I have time off, and going to the movies.

Tacos, Pizza, or BBQ? Thin Crust Pepperoni 

Favorite Sports Team? Chicago White Sox



Ethan Hoese
Sales Associate / Jason Malek Sales Team

As a Sales Associate on the Jason Malek Sales Team my job first and foremost is to provide an unmatched car buying experience. In addition I handle the follow up processes, and customer concierge services for Jason and I. 

I was born in St. Louis, and raised in the Edwardsville area. I relocated to Litchfield 8 years ago, where I currently reside. 

I just got back from the Marine Corp in December and enjoyed my experiences with the armed forces. On Sundays and Tuesdays during my time away from the dealership I spend time as a member of the River of Life Church in Alton, spending time with family, and keeping up to date with sports. My main goal in my daily work at the dealership is to show our customers that car buying should be fun, easy, and transparent!

Tacos, Pizza, BBQ? BBQ

Favorite Sports Team?

Toronto Blue Jays

Kansas City Chiefs


Ryan Wetmore
Sales Associate

Jason Malek
Sales Team Leader

As a Team lead my duty is to help motivate my sales team in a positive manner while improving their processes daily! I joined Green Mazda Lincoln in May of 2011. 

I was born and raised in Springfield. I am happily married and a father of three. I have 2 Beautiful Daughters and 1 handsome son. We reside in Rochester and are proud to be part of the community.

I am a member of Springfield Chamber of Commerce. We are proud Rochester Rockets, and I am a board member of my neighborhood HOA. On Sundays and Tuesdays during my time away from the dealership I enjoy serving the community through Helping Hands, St.John's Breadline, and the APL.

My passion in the Automotive industry is to help lead, guide, and direct my team to improve daily. I strive to make myself available to my clients and staff day or night - Rain or Shine! I try each day to be a better person today than I was yesterday.

Tacos, Pizza, or BBQ? BBQ

Favorite Sports Team? Dallas Cowboys

Austin Kelley
Sales Associate - Used Car Manager

Justin Liss
Internet Sales Manager

As a multi franchise Internet Sales Manager, my job is to streamline and modernize the automobile purchase experience however possible. In a world where everyone is online - almost all the time - I have the opportunity to interact and meet with people from all over the US and sometimes even overseas. I help to provide vehicle and financing information and prepare an entire vehicle purchase remotely, including remote delivery if necessary, while respecting the differing individual needs of every client we serve. I started with Green Mazda Lincoln as a Sales Associate May in of 2010.

I was born in Normal, IL but relocated to Springfield as a youth and have been a permanent resident since. I'm engaged to be married, and very excited to have a little boy on the way, due January 2023. I love hanging out with my fiancé, baseball (Go Cubs!), competitive pickleball, and playing online games with friends.

Feel free to get in touch with me and my sales team via phone, text, or email any time - we're always at the ready, and it would be our pleasure to show you how easy and fun our way of doing business can be.

Tacos, Pizza, or BBQ? BBQ

Favorite Sports Team? Chicago Cubs

Scott Pillsbury
Senior Sales Associate

As a Senior Sales Associate of the Green Lincoln Mazda sales team since June of 2008 customer service has always been my focus. My customers continue to trust in me for their automobile needs because they know that I will always do my best for them. Many customers have become my good friends.

I was born and raised in Petersburg, IL with five siblings. I raised my three, now adult children in Springfield and I have two granddaughters who I enjoy spending as much free time with as possible. I am currently a member and officer of the Aqua Sports Club on Lake Springfield. I am also a board member for the Sangamon County Historical Society. On Sundays and Thursdays during my time away from the dealership I enjoy golfing, most sporting events including St. Louis Cardinal baseball, cooking, dining out and live music.

Please contact me anytime or stop by our South 6th Street dealership in Springfield and ask for me. I am always available via email, text, or phone.

Tacos, Pizza, or BBQ? BBQ

Favorite Sports Team? St. Louis Cardinals

Dylan Suter
Sales Associate

Shaughnessey Cotton
Internet Sales Associate

As an Internet Sales Associate my job is to offer a car buying experience that can begin, or occur entirely online. I rejoined Green Mazda Lincoln in September of 2021 as an Internet Sales Associate. I originally was a team member from 2012-2015 beginning as a Lube Technician and ending that duration as a Service Advisor.

I was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois where I currently reside with my girlfriend and our two German Shepherds. On Sundays and Tuesdays while away from the dealership I enjoy time with friends and family as much as I can. I also enjoy streaming my Destiny 2 gameplay online!

As a part of the staff here at Green Mazda, I am proud to call this place my work family. Check out our website when looking for your next vehicle and see how easy our online process truly is. Remember, my name is Shaughnessey, and with a long name comes amazing results!!

Tacos, Pizza, or BBQ? BBQ

Favorite Sports Team? St. Louis Cardinals



Mike Helfrich
Service Director

Joe Reuter
Mazda Service Manager

Ken Dunlevy
Mazda Certified Lead Technician

Aundrell Ross
Detail Lead

Curtis Mackey
Shuttle Driver

Zaeus Mayol
Mazda Certified Technician

Corey Gansbauer
Mazda Certified Service Advisor



Shawn Bradley
Parts Manager

Cody Holliday
Parts Counter Sales

Barrett Scheffler
Parts Counter Sales



Tim Nice
Partner - Green Mazda Lincoln / Green Hyundai


Find out who you should contact at Green Mazda for all your Mazda car, service, and parts questions! All you need to do is click on the staff member's photo above and you can find their direct contact information. They're waiting to help you with all of your Mazda needs in Springfield, Lincoln, Carlinville, and all surrounding areas so reach out to them today! We hope to hear from you real soon to discuss your Mazda car, service, and part needs!