Our Management Team
Owner / General Manager
Ford Motor Co. has been serving the people in Ada and the surrounding area since 1917. Ken established Ada Ford Lincoln Motors in 1994 and moved to its current location in 1996. Increasing the size of the Ada Ford Family by selling and servicing the best vehicles in the industry is something special to me and my staff. Being involved in and supporting the local community is also a big part of what we do.
Ken enjoys his family. Kenny, Kristy, Karrie and his seven wonderful grandchildren take up his time when he is not at work.
Giving all of our customers a “World Class Experience” when dealing with Ada Ford Lincoln Motors is our goal. Please come be a part of our growing family.
New Car Manager
Brian is a lifelong resident of Ada and has been in the car business for the last 16 years. This is Brian's second stint at Ada Ford, he worked here from 1995-2004 and is now very glad to be back. Come by and let Brian and his sales team show you how easy it is to get a great deal on a new car, truck or suv right here at home! Brian and his staff would love to show you why FORD is the brand to buy and ADA FORD is the place to buy 'em!!
Used Car Manager
Butch Pate is back in Ada and here to help you! Joined by his wife, Dana, they will do their best to always be there to handle any questions you may have.
Butch Pate joined the Ada Ford team on July 6, 1994. Over the years his talents have been utilized by the Fenton Motor Group in various locations, from sales to management, but he considers Ada Ford to be his home. A graduate from Baylor University with a degree in Bio Medical science, the car business was not his ‘life plan’. It wasn’t long, however, that he left the field of his studies to return to his passion. Cars!
He is a true “Car Guy” from humble beginnings; he opened a small car lot in the town he grew up in Wilburton, OK. He has now endured over 35 years in the car business. Many customers have become friends, many friends now considered family.
Come see Butch for your next vehicle, and you’ll know why so many nice folks all over the Southeastern Oklahoma area return, time after time, to purchase their vehicles from him.
Business Relations Manager
Bruce retired as Manager of the Ada Wal-Mart Supercenter in April of 2010 after a 31 year career and has now joined the Ada Ford team as Finance Manager. Bruce grew up around the car business as his dad was the Parts Manager at Ken Braddy Motor Co. and Bowie Ballard Ford for more than 40 years. Joining the Ada Ford team was like carrying on a family tradition.
Bruce has been married to his wife Linda for 29 years. They have three children, Christopher, Colby and Caitlin. Linda is the Registrar at Ada High School and they attend First Baptist Church.
Bruce is an active member of the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce and has spend his entire career building trust with his customers. Bruce is excited to serve the community in his new role here at Ada Ford. He is committed to providing you with a great car buying experience.
James is originally from Texas but moved to Ada to join the Ada Ford Team. James has been in the Car Business for 20 years and has a vast knowledge of all aspects of the car business. Come see James and let him show you how easy it is to get into a Pre-Owned vehicle of your choice. James is committed to making your car buying experience world class!
Eugene has worked for Ada Ford Lincoln Mercury since day one. He has over 25 years parts experience. Eugene is married to Harriat and they have two children, Roy and John. They are members of Trinity Baptist Church.
Come by and visit with Eugene about any of your automobile parts needs. You may contact Eugene at (580) 332-6161.
Service Department Manager
Ronnie Pogue has lived in Ada all his life. Ronnie has over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry. He has is a proud father to his 3 year old son. Come by and vist with Ronnie about your automotive needs.
Contact Ronnie at (580) 332-6161.
Our Sales Team
Lynn lives in Seminole and has worked for Ada Ford for 15 years as a Sales Professional. Lynn and his wife Mary have been married for 48 years. They have two children, Michele (Middle School Principal Seminole High School) and a son Lyn (Finance Director/Fenton Nissan of McAlester). He has one grandson Kasen who is the light of his life.
Lynn's goal is to provide quality transportation to his customers at a fair price.
Mike has lived in Ada for 15 years and has been in the automobile business for 9 years and loves working for Ada Ford Lincoln Mercury. Mike and Leah have been married for 23 years. They have two children, Hunter and Logan.
Mike would love to have the opportunity to earn your business and make you an Ada Ford Lincoln Mercury customer for Life!
Born and raised in Tulsa, Dana now reside in Coalgate. After being in the remodeling business for over 22 years, she closed her business in 2011 and joined the Ada Ford sales team in 2012. Being an independent businesswoman, Dana understands the importance of customer satisfaction! Building your trust and loyalty, will ensure her future in the car industry, the same way she built her past in remolding.
The transition into the car business was an easy one, because of her lifelong love for automobiles. Dana would like to help you find your next vehicle! With a genuine appreciation of every single customer, she tries to make the buying process easy and fun. Her goal is to make you the BEST deal, and EARN your business now and in the future!
Nick was born and raised in Oklahoma and graduated from Moore High School. He moved to Ada when he met his wife Amber who is from the Ada area. Nick and Amber live in Ada with their three beautiful children. Nick is a full time student and also a sales professional at Ada Ford Lincoln Motors.
Nick is excited to be a part of the Ada Ford Family and prides himself in getting customers exactly what they want at a price that fits nicely in to their budget.
Russell is a life long resident of Ada. He has been in the car business since 2002 working for Ada Ford and the Fenton Motor Group. Russell has a vast knowledge of all make and models. He is also Ford and Lincoln certified.
Russell is happly married to his wife,Jennifer, and has two wonderful children Vincent and Victoria.
Russell's Goal for each and every customer is 100% customer satisfaction before and after the sale
Parts and Service Department
Born and raised in the Ada area, I graduated from Latta High School in 2009 where I enjoyed playing basketball and baseball. Single at the present time… I enjoy anything to do with the outdoors.
Being involved with the Ada Ford Family most of my life makes it easy and exciting helping people with their everyday service needs. I promise to do anything I can to help you protect your investment in what you are driving by making your service experience at Ada Ford Lincoln Motors “World Class.”
Mark Simpkins was born and raised in Ada. He resides in Ada with his wife and two children. In his free time he loves to spend time with his family and is an active member of his church.
Mark has been in Sales and Service for the past 35 years. He joined Ada Ford’s Family in August of 2012. Mark strives to make every contact with Ada Ford’s Service Department a pleasant one while giving you the most value for your dollar.
Adam graduated in 2004 from East Central University where he met his wife, Karrie. They got married in 2001 and had a son, Keaton in 2006. Adam and Karrie are active members in their community and their church.
Ada is the place they call their home and as far as Adam is concerned, Ada Ford is the only place in the country to buy a new or used vehicle. We look forward to earning and keeping your business for a lifetime.