Meet The Staff
Chris Cochran – Sales and F&I Manager
Chris co-founded EZ Car Connection and brings more than 12 years of experience in sales, management, and finance & accounting to the dealership. Chris ensures and is passionate about making your car buying experience as EZ as possible. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and playing with his twin 4 year old boys. Come in and let him show you how EZ car buying can be!!!
Mike Adair – Co-Owner
Mike co-founded EZ Car Connection and brings over 12 years of experience in sales and auto bodyrepair & paint work. He ensures that all vehicles in our inventory are hand-picked, serviced and ready for you to drive home. His focus is on making sure your next vehicle looks good and drives even better. In his spare time he enjoys restoring cars, softball and boating. Stop in and see the difference having an owner involved makes in your next purchase.
Scott Beatty – Buyer & Operations Manager
Scotty is a southern Indiana native and brings over 27 years of automotive sales & management experience to the team. Scotty stays on the road buying a majority of the inventory now a days, but if you’re lucky enough to catch him at one of our stores you’re up for a good time. Scotty loves to joke and make the car buying experience here truly EZ. When he is in town he enjoys spending time with his family & boating.
Anthony Purvis – Sales (Frankfort)
Anthony is a Frankfort, KY native and brings 20 years of auto sales experience to the team. Anthony is the self-proclaimed “#1 Car Salesman in the World”. As you can tell, he enjoys his job and enjoys making it a fun experience to remember for all of his customers. In his free time he enjoy staying active in his church & ministering to others and spending time with family. Stop in and take a picture with the “1 Car Salesman in the World”.
Willie Washington – Sales (Frankfort)
Willie is a Frankfort KY native and brings 32 years of automotive sales experience to the team. He is also a coaching staple in the Frankfort community where he has coached football from elementary thru collegiate and semi-professional levels. Come in and say hi to “Coach Willie” as there’s not many people who don’t know him. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and telling fish stories. Come share you best fish story with Willie!!!
Navarre Smith – Sales (Lexington)
Navarre is a Harrodsburg, KY native and brings several years of automotive & automotive accessory sales experience to the team. Navarre works out of Lexington, but has an expansive network statewide. Navarre enjoys and specializes in internet sales and helping you secure your next vehicle in a truly EZ manner. In his meantime he enjoys building project cars and staying up to date with the car accessory market. Remember, if you need a car, come see Navarre!!!
Jeff Smith – Sales (Lexington)
Jeff is a Frankfort, KY native and brings 10 years of automotive sales experience to the team. Jeff moved to Florida for a while and worked in specialty auto sales. He’s since moved back to his ol’ Kentucky home and is the newest addition to the team. In his meantime he enjoys hunting, fishing and enjoying the outdoors. Stop by Lexington and say hi to Jeff.
Gabe Hatchell – Master Detailer
Gabe is a central KY native and brings 17 years detailing experience to the team. His work makes the cars truly sell themselves. When he’s not making cars shine he enjoys racing competitive Motocross, spending time with his family and cutting up with friends. Ask about the Gabe special touch!!!
EZ Car Connection LLC – Friendly Staff
From the moment you step on our lot until the time you drive away in your next car, your buying experience with EZ Car Connection LLC is our number one priority. We encourage you to use the expertise and resources of our sales staff; they are here to help you find the right car at the right price. Call us today at 844-392-2726 to schedule your test drive!