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Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff




Duane was born in Kansas and had a career in the automotive industry there. Upon moving to Florida in 1982 he continued as a sales person in Fort Myers. In 1989 he opened The Truck Junction Inc. and has built a reputation of offering quality vehicles at great prices. He has always believed that customer satisfaction is the backbone or our success.



Ken started with The Truck Junction Inc. in October of 1989. He moved to Sarasota in 1987 after attending Emporia State University in Kansas. He has managed and been primary buyer for The Truck Junction Inc. for nearly 30 years. He has purchased over 10,000 trucks, vans and suv’s and is proud to be able to offer you a vehicle that is just right for your automotive needs.



Gayanne was born in Michigan and moved to Florida right out of high school. She has enjoyed working for The Truck Junction Inc. from it’s inception in 1989. Hers is most likely the first pleasant voice you will hear when calling The Truck Junction Inc. She does her best to be sure you feel that The Truck Junction Inc. is a place you would like to do business. She makes a conscious effort to be sure that the process after the sale will be done in a timely manner.

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Craig was born and raised in Kansas. His background growing up was farming. His interest in the automotive business was sparked by an Uncle. He worked in the sheet metal fabrication industry prior to auto sales. He married his loving wife in 1991 and had their only son in 1997. After vacationing in Sarasota in 2005 he decided to move to Florida. He started working with The Truck Junction Inc. in November 2006. Since then he has enjoyed the experience of being able to offer our customers his personal touch.



Shawn grew up in Venice, FL and has been in sales for over 20 years. She
has been a car enthusiast since high school and decided she wanted to be
in the automotive industry. She has been with The Truck Junction since
2012 and enjoys being part of the Truck Junction.


John Yacobelli

John was born in New York and moved to Colorado in 1978. In 1986 he got into the automotive business. In 1991 he moved to Florida and in 1995 he went to work for The Truck Junction Inc. After 15 years he still feels it is a great place to work. He feels we treat our customers the way he would like to be treated.


Lewis Langston

Lewis moved to Sarasota in 1993. He started working for The Truck Junction Inc. in January of 1995. He has been a very important member of our success story. Thanks to Lewis we have the most professional and clean looking trucks in the area. Lewis can help you with your detailing needs. Contact him at The Truck Junction Inc. at 941-468-4501.