Our Sales Team- Archie Cochrane Ford


Our entire staff welcomes you to our dealership website. We hope that you find everything that you are looking for while you are here. Learn more about our team by clicking on Read Bio of our staff members. We recommend you take a look at our updated New Vehicle Inventory, and if you have any questions, please contact us at your convenience.


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Mike Weiland
    General Sales Manager
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    General Sales Manager

    My name is Mike Weiland, I have been with Archie Cochrane Ford for over 15 years. I came from a background in public school education. I received my degree in education from Northern Montana College in Havre, Montana. I graduated and moved to Billings back in 1993. I had the privilege of teaching Math and Science in Shepherd, Montana  for seven years. During that time, I also sold vehicles on different evenings and on the weekends for a local automobile dealership. After those seven years, I decided to focus 100% on the automotive side.

    During my time at Archie Cochrane Ford I started on the sales floor for a few years and was asked to develop the internet side of the dealership. Working on the computer side of Archie Cochrane Ford gave me the opportunity to network the dealership and start several different websites. At this time, I truly discovered what was to come in the automotive business.

    Being the Internet Manager for years gave me the opportunity to think about what customers really wanted. From my experience, it was simple: Customers want to be treated right, know that they receive a fair price, and they simply want all the information in front of them to make an confident decision in buying from a dealer. I believe that Archie Cochrane Ford has done a pretty good job of doing just that. Just a few years back, you couldn't even fill out a credit application online to get the ball rolling. Now, you can work your car deal without even having to see the dealer. With our dealership, you can also select a salesman by reading through their bio pages. Customizing your sales process to the way you want to be treated is exactly what I want to provide you (our customer) with. With all the information provided by our dealership, customers know that they are receiving a super deal and our staff is trained to provide anything else that our customers may have questions about.

    I am very proud to have been able to lay down the groundwork for this experience. There are now others that are able to provide this experience for all our customers in our Internet Department. 

    My job has now shifted to working with all of our salesmen. I am now the GSM at Archie Cochrane Ford.  I am in charge of helping train our sales crew into giving you the experience that I so much value myself (customer service). I personally love getting the opportunity to talk to each and every customer that walks through our front doors. I also try very hard to make sure that I get a chance to shake your hand and thank you for your business. 

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  • Tate Nation
    Sales Manager
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    I am a native of eastern Montana and have been employed at Archie Cochrane Ford since 1991. My various positions in the Sales Department has provided me a unique perspective on how best to provide an exceptional customer experience.

    I enjoy time with my family, boating, camping, hiking, a good book and woodworking. 

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  • Tanner Everson
    Pre-owned Vehicle Manager
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    I grew up in Plentywood, Montana, where my grandfather worked at the local Ford dealership for 47 years.

    My grandfather's biggest passion in life was for Ford vehicles. He always had Fords and Lincolns in his driveway. My uncle now has many of those vehicles including some vintage Ford cars and trucks from the 1940s that he restored.

    Since I've been at Archie Cochrane Ford it has been very exciting for me to be able to continue the Ford legacy in my family.

    I graduated from Rocky Mountain College in 2004 and received an MBA from the University of Montana in 2006. After college I moved to Los Angeles where I worked in investment banking and information technology.

    Since 2011 I have enjoyed being back in Montana and spending time with my family. In my free time I enjoy fishing throughout Big Sky Country.

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  • Tim Jenkins
    Fleet Sales Manager
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    Tim has been working for Archie Cochrane Ford since 1981, and is currently Fleet Manager. 
    "A lot of knowledge comes with the years of experience here at Archie Cochrane Ford."

    Tim has his Ford Master Certification and specializes in commercial truck sales and commercial accounts management.  In 2010, Tim was awarded the Employee Excellence Award for sales, training and customer satisfaction. 

    Born in Bozeman, MT., Tim has lived in Mont
    ana his whole life. He enjoys the outdoors and camping.

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  • Matt Good
    Sales Manager


    I'm a people person who loves people.  I was in the Teamsters Union for 12 years and a realtor for 13 years before getting into the car business in 2003.  I've been with Archie's since January of 2006.

    I like all of the people that I get to work with, from the owners to all of my fellow employees.  I also enjoy all of the customers.  Every day is an opportunity. 

    When I'm not working I like to spend time with family, play golf, hunt big game, fish, and travel.

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  • Tom O'Tremba
    Blues Team Sales
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     Soon after receiving a business degree in 1975 from MSUB in Billings, MT., Tom O'Tremba began his career
     in the automobile business. He has attended numerous training seminars with an emphasis on customer 
    satisfaction and has been in the automobile business for more than 30 years. He continues his education and
     training on a regular basis. 

    Tom is fully Ford Certified and has been working for Archie Cochrane for 17 years.

    "You can always be certain that I am prepared to handle your transportation needs."

    Tom is an avid outdoors man; he loves to fish and hunt with an emphasis on Walleye fishing and archery hunting.  He also loves to snow ski, water ski and explore mountain trails on his ATV.  Tom and his wife have two great children.

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  • Dylan Winston
    Sales Consultant
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  • Kent Mende
    Sales Consultant
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    I worked at Archie Cochrane Ford from October 1995 - May 2010 and rejoined the company in September of 2015.

    I have almost 20 years of sales experience in automotive, marine, and power-sports.  I am also a Marine Corps veteran.

    The thing I like most about my job is the wide variety of people I get to talk with daily.  Every day there is something new, and it's not monotonous or tedious. 

    When I'm not at work I enjoy hanging out with family.   

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  • Jenifer McRae
    Sales Consultant
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  • Stewart Strever
    Sales Consultant


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  • Derrick Clute
    Sales Consultant
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  • Cameron Byrne
    Sales Consultant
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  • Taylor Gerber
    Sales Consultant
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  • Kenzie Brooks
    Sales Consultant


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  • Nick Chavez
    Sales Consultant


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  • Matt Luce


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  • Stephen Sapp


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