Andy Czajkowski is the President of StateWide Ford Lincoln and is also the owner of Superior Collision, Quick Lane Tire & Auto and Statewide Emergency Products in Van Wert. Born and raised in Detroit, he moved to New Jersey in 1982 to enter the automobile industry. Andy relocated to Van Wert in 1993 with his wife, Mary, and their daughter, Alex. He is heavily engaged in community service, serving on, the Van Wert County Foundation, and is a Director of Fort Wayne Public Television, PBS39. Andy is a past Chairman of United Way of Van Wert County and the Van Wert County Hospital Board of Trustees. He is also a Director at First Federal Savings & Loan Association of Van Wert and is an active member of the Van Wert Rotary Club
Brad joined the StateWide Ford Lincoln team in March, 2014 and in January 2017 became part owner with buying 49% of the company, bringing over 10 years of industry experience.
Brad is a graduate of Van Wert High School and received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing with a minor in Religious Studies from the University of Dayton.
In 2006, he married his wife, Shannon; together they raise their three children, Lilian (11 years old), Jack (8 years old), and Charlie Marie (5 years old). Brad and his family reside in Van Wert and attend St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. Brad also serves on the Van Wert Service Club board and Executive Committee.
In his free time, Brad enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching OSU football, Red’s baseball, traveling, listening to live music, and skiing at the lake.
Stop in to say hello to Brad, he is happy and eager to help all new and loyal customers.
Justin began his career in the world of auto sales 9 years ago. He has built his experience first as a general service tech before continuing to hone his craft as a service advisor, sales associate, finance manager, and now holding the position of General Sales Manager. Justin makes it a priority to personally welcome every customer that comes through the doors at StateWide Ford Lincoln. His goal is for everyone to be smiling, having fun, and truly enjoying the small-town dealership experience as much as he does.
Justin attends The Pointe Church in Fort Wayne and is passionate about his faith, family, and friends. He and his wife, Jackie, had their first child (Norah)who was born in April of 2019. Justin takes pride in being able to juggle fatherhood, family life, and an overall healthy existence. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, exercising, and playing basketball. Stop in and say hello, although chances are he is going to say “Hi” first!
Matt joined the StateWide Ford Lincoln family in March of 2018. Matt is a Van Wert native, graduating from Van Wert High School in 1997. He attended and graduated from THE Ohio State University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Family Financial Management. Following graduation, Matt pursued his financial career as an independent mortgage loan originator while living in Plain City. He continued to work in the mortgage industry as he relocated to his hometown in 2016.
Matt resides in Van Wert with his two sons, Jackson, 15, and Carter, 10. Both boys attend Lincolnview Local Schools. The members of the Dunlap family are sports enthusiasts and both boys are multi-sport athletes. Matt spends his nights and weekends coaching his boys’ basketball and baseball teams. During the summer, he can be found wakeboarding and skiing on Coldwater Lake. When the snow flies he spends time on the slopes snowboarding.
As the Finance Manager at StateWide Ford Lincoln, Matt works together with the sales staff to ensure that our customers get the best possible financing available with the purchase of their new automobile.
I was born in Paulding, but later moved to Grover Hill to attend Wayne Trace High School. Growing up I would spend time with my Great Grandfather who owned his own automotive repair shop proudly named “Ernie’s Auto Service” located in Broughton.
I’ve now been working with the Statewide Family for almost two years, and have since bought my first home here in Van Wert.I work closely with every department so please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions!
Randy Custer was born and raised in Van Wert County, graduated from Van Wert in 1973. He has been helping customers with car purchases for over 40 years, selling Ford-Lincoln-Mercury for the past 35 years. Randy left Van Wert for 26 years and is back in Van Wert at StateWide Ford Lincoln. It’s all about building customer relationships and satisfaction, Randy has a motto that he has always used “Come in a customer and leave a friend”.
Randy and his wife Kathy have been married 42 years and have 3 beautiful children, 10 grandchildren that keep them active and going with all their activities.
Contact Randy at StateWide Ford Lincoln or on his cell 419-234-5799, you can also email him or just stop into StateWide Ford Lincoln and say hello.
Jackson Young has now been with StateWide Ford Lincoln for over 5 years and fits in perfectly here on our sales team.
Growing up, I have always had an interest in cars and how they are consistently progressing in both technology and the economy. I also love meeting new faces and working with customers. So what better than to assist customers to get into the vehicle of their dreams! Born and raised here in Van Wert, I attended Van Wert High School and graduated in 2012. My home life consists of my wife Chelsey, daughter Adalynn (7), son Liam(6), daughter Scarlet (newborn), as well as our Australian Sheppard Wilson and Saint Bernard Althea. When I am not at StateWide Ford Lincoln, I enjoy golfing, traveling, and going to concerts, as well as rooting on The Ohio State University football team, Cleveland Indians, and the Cleveland Browns
Logan Rupert joined the sales team in 2015 after his background in auto detail here at StateWide Ford Lincoln. His attention to detail will assure you have an efficient five-star experience. Logan is a hard-working team member that always mentions “Teamwork makes the dream work” Logan was born and raised here in Van Wert and lives in town with his wife Kara and beautiful daughter Ruby. You can catch them around town in their Ford products purchased here at StateWide Ford Lincoln. If you need anything at all you can reach Logan at work or on his personal phone at (419) 605-5431.
Born in Ft. Wayne and raised in Paulding I have been in the car business for going on two years. I am a music lover and an animal lover. I’m pretty boring so I normally spend my off time at home watching movies or playing video games. My goal is to be the most honest and most genuine salesperson that you can deal with. Stop in and let me help with all of your vehicle needs or give me a call!
I was born and raised in Cloverdale Ohio. Graduated from Continental School in 2014 and went on to Columbus State to achieve my Associate’s Degree in Business Management. I am excited to bring my love of cars and people to the sales floor here at StateWide Ford Lincoln! In my free time, you can find me spending time with my friends and family. I enjoy music, cars, camping, and cooking. I am also very proud of my nephew Zip, a chihuahua-terrier mix, and my niece Zoey, a full Siberian Husky. I look forward to finding the car that’s perfect for you and having some fun along the way!
Born and raised in Van Wert. Raised in the automotive business with years of experience and eager to work with the great team at Statewide Ford Lincoln. Graduated from Van Wert High School in 2007 and attended Ohio State for a year before going into the automotive business full time. Happily married to my wife Arionna for 5 years and we have a 1.5 year old son named Oakley. We have 2 dogs a miniature Yorkie named Prada and a Siberian husky named Timber. In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with family and friends and cheering on The Ohio State Buckeyes and Cincinnati Reds.
Born in the small town of Plainfield Indiana, Relocated to Ft Wayne in 2000 for my father’s job where he was doing indirect leasing to Automotive dealerships. At a young age, I was magnetized to anything with an engine or motor didn’t matter if it was a car, motorcycle or electric drill. I was drag racing by the time I turned 17 and purchased my first motorcycle the same year. I started my automotive career as a Junior in high school through a vocational program and started working at the local Honda dealership. I graduated from Homestead high school then attended IVY Tech for automotive. After school, I had the privilege of serving our country as a United States Marine. When I came home from the military, I went back to the Honda dealership. In 2017 I was presented with an opportunity to be employed by Harley Davidson as service manager. I am now blessed to be a part of the StateWide Ford Lincoln Team here in Van Wert Ohio. Currently, I am still undecided if the staff or local restaurants are my favorite part of the new career. I have been married 12 years to a wife I don’t deserve and have two amazing boys ages 8 and 11. I still work on cars to this day and have officially been riding motorcycles longer than I haven’t! My family and I are members of Grabill Missionary Church and I volunteer on Sunday mornings to help run the kids program. I look forward to providing a guest experience you can’t get anywhere else.
I was born and raised in Van Wert. I graduated from Van Wert High School in 2016. After high school, I attended Huntington University for 3 years pursuing Worship Ministry. During my third year in college, I had the opportunity to serve as the Worship Pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church. Now, I work as a Parts and Service Liaison at SStateWide Ford Lincoln.
In my free time, I enjoy playing music, sports, and video games. My two favorite instruments to play are piano and guitar. Ultimate frisbee and soccer top the list of sports I enjoy the most. I enjoy any type of movie that isn’t a horror film and my favorite snack is Doritos with Mountain Dew Baja Blast to drink.
I was born and raised in Van Wert, and also a Van Wert High School graduate.
I am the service advisor at StateWide Ford Lincoln and look forward to providing our customers with a pleasant and speedy experience.
I have been married to my beautiful wife Amber for 20 years and am the proud father of 2 grown sons Caleb & Elliott.
I am a member of First Baptist Church in Van Wert. I enjoy camping, showing and raising percheron draft horses and spending time with my family.
Stacy Rife, Controller of StateWide Ford Lincoln, came to us in November of 2017. Stacy brings over 35 years of accounting background to StateWide Ford Lincoln. While she did not graduate high school in the area, she did attend her first three years here at both Lincolnview and Van Wert High School. She moved away in 1985, where her career took her to the states of Indiana and Texas before returning to Ohio in 2011 to marry her best friend and high school sweetheart, Henry Rife. They reside in Ohio City and share 5 children and 3 grandchildren between the two of them. Stacy attends First United Methodist Church in Van Wert, where she is an active member of the worship band. She also is very involved in community theater at the Van Wert Civic Theater, where she has performed in 6 musicals back to back in the last three years. She loves being back in Ohio where she gets to experience all of the season changes!
Patty joined the StateWide Ford Lincoln team in 2009 as the Title Clerk and shortly after moved into Accounts Payables where she enjoys “spending Andy’s money”.
She is originally from Lodi, Ohio but moved to Van Wert 30 years ago after meeting her husband Brian. Outside the office, she spends a lot of time playing with her 4 grandkids. Any remaining time is committed to her lifelong hobby of raising and showing horses.