Meet Our Staff

Les Albro
812-282-4356 ext.455

David Lewis
812-282-4356 ext.453

Colleen VanHouten
General Sales Manager
812-282-4356 ext.302

Colleen attended Miami University majoring in business. She has been in the automotive business for over 25 years and loves it. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends. When shes not at work you will find her cooking, reading and trying to keep up with her teenage son. Colleen also enjoys pro football and college basketball (Go Browns). She grew up in Cleveland, Ohio but relocated to the Louisville area in 1993. Colleen says she has grown fond of the Southern Hospitality and is proud to call Kentuckiana "home". It would be her pleasure to earn your business and welcome you to the Bales family.

Keith Johnson
Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram manager
812-282-4356 ext.202

Keith is a native of Charlottesville, Indiana. He grew up on a farm and attended college in Iowa. He has been in the car business for over 19 years now. Keith has 2 sons, Eric and Conner both in college and a step-son Jordan who will be attending college this fall and of course his MUCH better half Sue.. Come in and see Keith..... Go Colts!!!

Michael Richey
Hyundai Manager

Michael originally came to Indiana from Southern California where he was born and raised. He met a southern Indiana lady (Jeanie) and has lived in Scottsburg, In. for 22 years. Mike started in the car business as a sales associate and has moved up into management as a finance manager and now our Hyundai Sales Manager. He has found a home with Bales Motors and invites all his family and friends to visit him to purchase a new or used vehicle.

Jerry Barnhart
Used Car Manager
(812) 282-4356 Ext 202

After spending the majority of my adult life in the automobile business, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to be part of the bales team. It was a perfect fit for me and my family. Bales has been in business for 60+ years and has built their business on customer service and treating the customer right. I believe in giving the customer the best price upfront and follow it up with great customer service. I look forward to having the chance to earn your business.

Mark Campbell
Marketing Director

Mark is a native of Louisville, attended St. Xavier High School and graduated from the University of Louisville. As an Alumni, he is a big fan of the UofL Cardinals. He has made sales and marketing his entire career and joined us from his tenure with the Courier-Journal. He and his wife enjoy traveling to where SCUBA diving is great and sand and surf can be found.

Brad Dennis
Commercial Fleet Manager

Brad has over 15 years of experience in the automotive business and joined the Bales team in 2012. As the Commercial Fleet Manager, he is committed to satisfying the automotive needs of your business and would enjoy the opportunity to discuss the many options and incentives available to all business clients.

Sonny Flink
Finance Director
812-282-4356 ext.267

Sonny is a lifelong resident of Louisville, Kentucky. He is a graduate of Valley High School and also attended the University of Kentucky and Bellarmine University. Sonny has been in the Automotive Industry for over 36 years and has been with Bales for over 30 of them. He is married to his wife of 34 years Paula and has 4 children: Sean, Tanya, Jonathon and Aaron and 9 grandchildren. Please give Sonny a call with any questions you might have.

Steve Thomas
Finance Manager
812 282-4356

I attended DeSales High School and shortly afterwards I enrolled in the U.S. Air Force where I served at Mather AFB in Sacramento California for 8 years. After separating from the Air Force I became an auto sales consultant and did so for 3 ½ years when I was moved into the finance department. I moved back to be with my family and friends in Louisville in April of 2004. I reside in Hikes Point with my better half Kim and wonderful daughter Rachel who is a senior at J-town high school. I am JR Vice Commander at the St. Matthews American Legion where we help provide assistance for all of our current military members and veterans. I now have over 24 years of experience in the auto business and would like to put my knowledge of finance to work for you. Feel free to call me with any questions you may have regarding financing on all of our great vehicles.

Charlie Goss
Used Vehicle Buyer
812 282-4356

Josh Fernihough
Used Vehicle Buyer

Lyndon Barton
Inventory Manager
812-282-4356 ext. 207

Lyndon is lifelong resident of Southern Indiana. He attended New Albany High school and has been in the automotive business for over 14 years and with Bales for over 9 of them. He has 2 children: Chris 27 and Cody 20. Lyndon enjoys his spare time watching Nascar and going to the boat.