Meet Our Team

Steve Funk

Steve’s love for the business extends over 35 years. He is the founder, past President and owner of Columbus Auto Resale Inc, which he started in 1988. He has been married over 36 years, has two wonderful children Lea and Cody and 3 fantastic grandchildren. His past time is all about family, friends and golf.

“The Secret to Living is Giving”

Cody Funk

Cody loves helping people. He can’t wait to find you the vehicle you want. Cody has a passion for cars, sports and coaching and spending time with his nephews. Give him a call, he’d love to help you.

Brian Lowe

Sales Manager

I’m so happy to join the Funkys Team and look forward to seeing all my past customers stop in and say hi. I have a loving wife Lynnette of 29 years and 4 fantastic children as family is everything. I enjoy working in the yard and spending time with family.

Serge Devine


Serge brings over 23 years of automotive expertise to the Funkys Team. He enjoys providing a great car buying experience to each and every customer. He loves spending his free time with his wife and kids and also keeping his yard looking like a golf course.

Shari Maxson

Shari has a wonderful son Lonnie and six wonderful grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and when she walks in the door has a smile that will warm your heart. Shes very active in her church and loves helping people.

Lauren Bowden Thomas

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Lauren brings over 25 years of automotive experience to the Funky’s team, most recently as the president of Bowden Motors, Inc., of Bellefontaine. She loves being around cars and happy customers. Lauren enjoys running, cooking, hunting, traveling, and spending time with her husband Dave and two rescue cats.

Mike Hood

Finance Manager

Mike takes pride in providing all of our customers with a smooth buying experience. He has been in the auto industry for over 20 years. He enjoys camping, fishing, golf, and time with his family and friends.

Ed Bowles

Transportation Manager