The Kuhl Auto Parts Team

Pullman, WA Location

Mindi Mims

Mindi is the Pullman store manager, and has worked for NAPA since she was a teenager. In her free time, she enjoys camping and traveling with her family, spending time gardening, doing crafts with her daughters, and quilting.

Dustin Biorn

Dustin has worked at our Pullman store since 2017. In his spare time, he enjoys playing video games, camping, and going on drives with his family. Dustin has two cats and a dog.

Carter Marley

Carter graduated Pullman High School in 2020, and enjoys spending time in the community of Pullman. In his spare time, Carter enjoys welding and spending time with his family.

Neil Smeltzer

Neil was born and raised in Meridian, ID and has lived in Colfax, WA for the past 7 years. He started working at our Pullman store in the fall of 2020. Neil enjoys welding and fabrication, and working on cars and trucks in his spare time. His most recent project is restoring is 1998 Ford Ranger, but he says there are always more car or truck projects to do!

Colfax, WA Location

Brad Persons

Brad is the Colfax store manager, and he knows just about everyone in town! Brad enjoys spending time camping and 4-wheeling with his family—especially his grandkids. He also enjoys restoring his Model-T 2-door Sedan and his ’55 GMC pickup in his free time.

Will Habel

Will started working for us at our Pullman store as a WSU student, and he now works primarily in our Colfax store. In his spare time, Will enjoys going camping, spending time with his girlfriend Melina and his dog, and working on cars; most recently, his Land Cruiser.

David Gabel

David has worked for NAPA for over 15 years. He often spends his spare time volunteering in an ambulance as an EMT, and has been a volunteer with the Colfax Fire Department for many years as well. David enjoys camping, hunting, fishing, and being outdoors.

Kaylee Aguilar

Kaylee has been our bookkeeper since 2019. She was recently married, and is enjoying spending time with her husband, and their dog and cat. Now that the wedding planning is over, she is looking forward to having more time to enjoy reading too!

Lauryn Kennedy

Lauryn has lived in Colfax since 2009. When she’s not working, she enjoys skateboarding, hockey, and playing video games. Lauryn plays several instruments, including bass guitar.

Potlatch, ID Location

Chris Johannes

Chris was born and raised in Minnesota. He worked at the Pullman NAPA location for several years, and was promoted to be the store manager in Potlatch in November of 2020. Chris enjoys fishing, camping, snowboarding, hiking with his dog and just being outdoors. He enjoys working on his car and project cars with friends.

Loriann Wheatley

Loriann’s family has been in the Potlatch area for over 6 generations. She says, “Our turn on the ranch started in 1986. I have two grown children, one girl and one boy. I enjoy traveling, being outdoors, my various pets, and meeting new friends. I have enjoyed many careers dealing with customer service, and the best part is always my customers!”

Bob Marr

Bob is originally from Lewiston, ID. His family moved to Potlatch in 1980, and he followed in 1991. Bob is semi-retired, and has 2 adult sons. He enjoys travel, outdoor activities, and photography. Bob is also a trained shooting-sports instructor for the NRA and Scouts. He has worked at the store for about 5 years, and enjoys working on and maintaining his own vehicles and equipment.

Clifford Northrup

Clifford was born in Lewiston, ID, and raised in Priest River. He is an Army veteran, and has been married to his wife for 33 years. Clifford and his wife enjoy spending time with their four grown daughters. He loves to go on adventures with his sweetheart, and enjoys working on old cars and trucks, and sharing the things he’s learned about them.

Outside Sales

Craig McCully