Meet Our Staff

Our staff here at Denny Menholt Toyota is here for your convenience. Feel free to contact us with questions or for a test drive.

Meet Our Sales Staff

New Car Manager  Joe  Blomstrom
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(605) 390-6272

Joe is from Winner, SD. He attended Iowa State University and the University of South Dakota. Joe enjoys traveling, golf, and boating. He has been with Toyota of the Black Hills for over 27 years. Fun Facts: What is your favorite thing to do in the Black Hills? - "Hiking with my wonderful wife and biking the Mickelson trail." What do you like best about your job? - "The people, the employees and the fun." What is your dream car? - "Tundra Limited CrewMax Truck." What are your Greatest Accomplishments? - "Raising 3 great sons and being married to my sweetheart for 37 years." What is your Hidden Talent? - "Keeping a beautiful home and yard. We've received yard of the month for Rapid City."

New Car Manager
Joe Blomstrom
Used Car Manager Preston  Findley
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(605) 580-9729

Preston is from Deadwood, SD. He attended Black Hills State University and joined the U.S. Army. Preston enjoys snowboarding, boating, camping, and sporting events. Fun Facts: What is your favorite thing to do in the Black Hills? - "Anything outdoors with family and friends." What do you like best about your job? - "Our customers, employees and Toyota's." What is your dream car? - "1970's GTO Convertible (black on black)" What are your Greatest Accomplishments? - "Serving my country in the U.S. Army & providing for my family." What is your Hidden Talent? - "The ability to appraise a vehicle without seeing it."

Used Car Manager
Preston Findley
Internet Sales Nick  Jacobs
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877-762-2829

Nick is from Rapid City, SD. He attended Douglas High School and the University of Hard Knocks and is Toyota Master Certified. Nick enjoys fishing, golf, hiking, camping and spending time with his wife and 3 kids - Devin (15), Kyleigh (15), and Keelin (13). He has been with Toyota of the Black Hills for over 7 years. Fun Facts: What do you like best about your job? - "The people and cars". What is your dream car? - "Black 1969 Chevelle." What are your greatest accomplishments? - "Raising 3 kids." Do you have any pets? If so, what kind of animal(s) and their names? - "2 dogs and 1 cat - Abbie (Rottweiler), Emma (Maltese) and Sammy (Cat)."

Internet Sales
Nick Jacobs
Sales Consultant Robbie  Herring
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877-762-2829

Robbie was raised in Wyoming and was "aged" in Alaska. He graduated from Upton High School. Robbie enjoys hunting, fishing, jet skiing, dirt biking, and anything else in the outdoors. Fun Facts: What is your favorite thing to do in the Black Hills? - "Jet skiing at all the lakes!" What do you like best about your job? - "Helping customers make their dreams come true." What is your dream car? - "Fully Loaded TRD Pro Tacoma" What are your Greatest Accomplishments? - "Selling 2 Land Cruisers within a month of each other." What is your Hidden Talent? - "Wood working." Do you have any Pets? If so, what kind of animal(s) and their names? - "Border Collie/Lab (Simon)"

Sales Consultant
Robbie Herring
Sales Consultant Cory  Fisher
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877-762-2829

Cory was raised in Faith SD, a wonderful ranching community in NW Meade County and graduated from Faith High School in 1990. Cory loves being with his family most of all. He also enjoys hunting, fishing, and volunteering for his church. He has been with Toyota of the Black Hills for over 5 years. Fun Facts: What is your favorite thing to do in the Black Hills? - "I really enjoy that there are so many different opportunities to do around the Black Hills. The diverse landscapes are only a 20 minute drive from Rapid City." What is your dream car? - "The 2018 Toyota Camry, XSE with the V6 engine. Windchill pearl paint with the black roof trim and cockpit red interior. Ooh la la!" What are your Greatest Accomplishments? - "I don't know that it is an accomplishment, but I do know that it is the most amazing gift that I have ever been given. Marrying my dream woman, Cyndi and having six wonderful children: Brey, Caleb, Anton, Izabel (Izzy), Ezra, and Damien (D'man)."

Sales Consultant
Cory Fisher
Sales Consultant Nate  Sneed
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877-762-2829

Nate is from Warner Robins, Georgia. He's been all around the world and enjoys riding his motorcycle, checking out wineries and breweries. Most of all, Golden Tee Golf. He has been with Toyota of the Black Hills for over 11 years. Fun Facts: What do you like best about your job? - "The flexibility and being able to help consumers find the vehicle that is right for them and their budget." Greatest Accomplishment: "My two children being out in the world surviving on their own two feet." What is your Hidden Talent? - "I play the trumpet."

Sales Consultant
Nate Sneed
Sales Consultant Jermaine  Henderson
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877-762-2829

Jermaine is from Tampa, FL. He graduated from Robinson High down in Tampa. Jermaine enjoys fishing, playing football, and playing basketball. Fun Facts: What do you like best about your job? - "I love meeting new people everyday and seeing the excitement when we land on the perfect vehicle." What is your dream car? - "1993-1996 Cadillac Eldorado" What are your Greatest Accomplishments? - "Is and always will be continuing to raise his 3 kids." What is your Hidden Talent? - "I'm able to line dance." Do you have any Pets? If so, what kind of animal(s) and their names? - "Blue Pitbull (Uganda)"

Sales Consultant
Jermaine Henderson
Sales Consultant Colby  Anderson
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(605) 413-6634

Colby was born in Sioux Falls, SD and grew up in Luverne, MN. He attended Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN. Colby enjoys golf, playing piano and singing, biking, and hiking with my wife. Fun Facts: What do you like best about your job? - "I love meeting people, hearing their story, and finding the best vehicle for their life situation." What is your dream car? - "AWD Lexus GS350" What are your Greatest Accomplishments? - "A finalist at the Minnesota State Talent Contest and starting a beautiful family with my wife." What is your Hidden Talent? - "I just like to sing and play the piano." Do you have any Pets? If so, what kind of animal(s) and their names? - "Border Collie/Black Lab (Jack) Hot Springs is a wonderful place to adopt pets."

Sales Consultant
Colby Anderson
Sales Consultant  Rob  Huntley
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Rob Huntley was born in Marion, South Dakota, graduating from T.F. Riggs High School. Rob loves the outdoors, especially fishing, and enjoys spending time with his grandchildren. He says his dream car would be a Toyota Landcruiser, although a ’58 Chevy would work too. His hidden talent is that he’s a great home cook and a former professional fishing guide. Rob’s been selling Toyotas since the mid-90s and says he enjoys how there is always something new happening and that he loves meeting customers and making new friends.
Sales Consultant
Rob Huntley
Sales Consultant Mike Grant
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Michael Grant is from the Lead-Deadwood area and currently lives in Sturgis. He’s a big fan of golfing, shooting guns, watching football, and being with his family. In fact, he says his greatest accomplishment is being married for 16 years and having two happy kids. Michael’s dream car is a Koenigsegg Agera. Most people aren’t aware Michael cuts his own hair with clippers and scissors. Michael says the best part of his job is seeing new people every day and always learning something new.
Sales Consultant
Mike Grant
Sales Consultant Greg Hodgin
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Greg Hodgin is a Rapid City native and Stevens High School graduate. He enjoys golf, hiking, traveling, and attending sporting events. Greg’s greatest accomplishment has been coaching many all-conference and all-American football players. He says the best part of his job in sales is working with all different kinds of people.
Sales Consultant
Greg Hodgin
Sales Consultant Bryan Carrier
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Bryan Carrier is originally from Wyoming, where he graduated from Cheyenne East High School and then attended National American University in Rapid City. He says his greatest accomplishments include marrying his wife, raising his kids, and having a successful career in the Marine Corp. Bryan’s hobbies including spending time with his family and continuing to refine his hidden cooking talent. And for him, the best part of his job is getting to meet all the great people who come to see us at the dealership.
Sales Consultant
Bryan Carrier
Sales Consultant Patrick (Chappy) Chapman
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Patrick “Chappy” Chapman is originally from White, South Dakota, and attended Deubrook High School and South Dakota State University. He also spent 21 years in the Army. Chappy enjoys fishing, fishing, and more fishing, no matter the conditions. He also loves golfing and spending time with his wife, his two daughters, and his son. Chappy says his greatest accomplishment was when he won a World Championship in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. And for him, the best part of his job is meeting new people each day and “taking exquisite care of them and their family.”
Sales Consultant
Patrick (Chappy) Chapman
Sales Consultant Kraig Moen
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Sales Consultant
Kraig Moen

Meet Our Finance Staff

Finance Tim  Lee
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(605) 484-1420

Tim is from Fort Collins, CO. He attended Loveland High. Tim enjoys basketball & motorcycles. Fun Facts: What is your favorite thing to do in the Black Hills? - "Ride my motorcycle." What do you like best about your job? - "Meeting new people and working with a great team." What is your dream car? - "AWD Toyota Sienna aka Swagger Wagon" What are your Greatest Accomplishments? - "My 3 children." What is your Hidden Talent? - "Dancing Fool!" Do you have any Pets? If so, what kind of animal(s) and their names? - "2 Miniature Schnauzers (Gus & Tony)"

Finance
Tim Lee
Finance  Jerry  Mansfield
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877-762-2829

Jerry is from Rapid City, SD. He enjoys golf, spring car racing, snowmobiling, designing and building hot rods, woodworking, and crafting. He has been with Toyota of the Black Hills for over 25 years. Fun Facts: What do you like best about your job? - "Helping customers to realize their dreams of owning the vehicle they've always wanted." What is your dream car? - "2017 Maserati Gran Turismo" What are your Greatest Accomplishments? - "Raising 2 beautiful children to become assets to our community." What is your Hidden Talent? - "Jack of all trades...can fix most anything." Do you have any Pets? If so, what kind of animal(s) and their names? - "Toy Poodle (Nicki) and 2 Maltese (Abby & Zoie)"

Finance
Jerry Mansfield

Meet Our Service Staff

Service Manager  Les  Nelson
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877-762-2829

Les is from Rapid City, SD. He attended Black Hills State University. Les enjoys riding his motorcycle. Fun Facts: What do you like best about your job? - "Working with my awesome colleagues! Nothing would get done without them." What is your dream car? - "1969 Chevelle Supersport, 396 with rock crusher 4 speed" What are your Greatest Accomplishments? - "Working at Toyota!" What is your Hidden Talent? - "I can balance things on my head."

Service Manager
Les Nelson
Assistant Service Manager Eric  Flores
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Eric Flores is from Napa, Calif., and attended Vintage High School. His greatest accomplishment has been raising his daughter, and he enjoys helping people with their automotive needs. Eric’s hobbies include ATV riding, hiking, and most outdoor activities. His dream car is a 2000 Toyota Supra.
Assistant Service Manager
Eric Flores
Assistant Service Manager Shasta  Darling
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877-762-2829

Shasta is from Rapid City, she attended Central High School and went to Northern State University. Her hobbies include hiking, biking, camping and spending time with her kids. The best part of her job is seeing all of the friendly faces and meeting new people every day. Her dream car "is a new car that's paid off." Shasta's greatest accomplishment is being a mom and has a hidden talent of crocheting. She has three dogs- Mya, Boo and Angus, one cat -Snickers, 1 Snake, and one fish -Wishy.

Assistant Service Manager
Shasta Darling
Assistant Service Manager Nick  Carter
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877-762-2829

Nick is from Beulah, North Dakota and attended school at Wyoming Tech where he earned his degree in upholstery collision and refinishing. His hobbies include auto upholstery, chasing his three son's around and playing hockey when the time allows. Nick enjoys getting out into the Black Hills by snowboarding in the winter and hanging out at the lake in the summer. The best part of his job described by him his the co-workers and the good atmosphere. Nick's dream car is a 67'-69' Chevy C-10 short-box truck. His greatest accomplishments are his three healthy sons and a beautiful wife that he goes home to. Nick's hidden talent is that, "I can make money disappear faster than I make it." His family has four dogs - Daisy, Lilly, Emma and Peaches.

Assistant Service Manager
Nick Carter
Service Advisor John  Scales
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John comes from Redding, California, where he attended high school before joining the Air Force. His hobbies include spending time with his family, playing in pool leagues, and rock hunting with his son. He says his greatest accomplishment is raising two (fairly) well-adjusted children. John can also talk like Donald Duck. His dream car’s a Honda Crosstour, and John says the best part of his job is interacting with customers.
Service Advisor
John Scales
Assistant Service Manager Rayland Bender
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Rayland Bender is a total Toyota guy originally from Hot Springs, S.D. His dream car is a restored 1983 Toyota Hilux 4x4, and he has a hidden talent as an artist and fabricates metal for vehicles. Rayland also enjoys spending time with his family, rock crawling, ATVing and camping. He says he feels his greatest accomplishment is raising his kids in a stable family. And for Rayland, the best part of his job is making sure customers are happy with their experience and working with a product that he believes in.
Assistant Service Manager
Rayland Bender

Meet Our Parts Staff

Parts Consultant Scott Heiser
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Scott Heiser is a Rapid City native who graduated from Douglas High School. Scott’s favorite thing to do is go camping, and he says his dream car is a Pontiac G8. The best part of the job for Scott is his co-workers, and his biggest accomplishment is his two kids.
Parts Consultant
Scott Heiser
Parts Manager Matt Mehlhaf
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Matt Mehlhaf was raised in Menno, South Dakota, and graduated from Black Hills State University. Matt’s favorite hobby is motorcycling, and he says he’s got too many dream cars to list. Matt says the best part of his job is that every day is different and that he learns something new every day.
Parts Manager
Matt Mehlhaf
Parts Consultant Terry Geist
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Terry Geiest is originally from Cresbard, South Dakota, where he graduated from Cresbard High School. Riding motorcycle is his hobby, and he says his dream car would be a 1978 Pontiac Firebird. Terry’s greatest accomplishment is having a successful career, and the best part of his job is helping customers.
Parts Consultant
Terry Geist

Meet Our Internet & Marketing Staff

Marketing & Internet Director Krista Morrison
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Krista is originally from Azerbaijan and came to us via the CIA. Her hobbies include chickens, chickens, and more chickens, and her dream car is a vintage alpaca. Krista says the best part of her job is when her underlings break out in an impromptu dance session or incessantly quote movies she hasn’t seen in years. Her greatest accomplishment was the time she almost read all of the emails in her inbox, and she has a hidden talent of walking straight into a closed door without — mostly — flinching.
Marketing & Internet Director
Krista Morrison
Sr. Video Production & Invento Evan Ludes
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Evan came from Omaha, Nebraska, where he graduated from the University of Nebraska – Omaha. His hobbies include photography, hiking, and storm chasing. In fact, one of his greatest accomplishments was intercepting an EF-3 tornado within a quarter mile. So, it’s no surprise that weather forecasting is his hidden talent. His other greatest accomplishment is getting married and moving to the Black Hills. Evan’s dream car is a Subaru Impreza 22B STI, and the best part of his job is showcasing amazing vehicles in the beauty of the Black Hills and Badlands.
Sr. Video Production & Invento
Evan Ludes
Social Media & Content Strateg Hillary Dobbs-Davis
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Hillary is originally from Lead and graduated from South Dakota State University. She enjoys nerding out on a variety of activities like reading, biking, photography, whiskey tasting, golfing, camping, and racquetball. Her dream car is actually a scooter — an SSR Motorsports Turino 150. Hillary’s hidden talent is her ability to remain sarcastic at least 85 percent of the time and that also happens to be her greatest accomplishment. The best part of her job is scouring the interwebs for the best, funniest, weirdest content to share with the dealership’s social media followers.
Social Media & Content Strateg
Hillary Dobbs-Davis
Sr. Graphic Designer & Web Adm Blanca Sirignano
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Blanca is a Black Hills native who graduated from University of Colorado for Marketing and Graphic Design. She enjoys camping, hiking, coaching youth soccer and days on the lake. Blanca has a hidden talent for impersonations and voices, including a spot-on southern accent. Her greatest accomplishment is her son, and what Blanca likes best about her job is her team because they’re just the bee’s knees.
Sr. Graphic Designer & Web Adm
Blanca Sirignano

Our Location

Denny Menholt Toyota
1920 E Mall Dr
Rapid City, SD 57701

Sales: 605-342-2490
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Sales Hours

Monday8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SundayClosed

Service Hours

Monday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 2:00 pm
SundayClosed

Parts Hours

Monday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 2:00 pm
SundayClosed

Internet & Marketing Hours

Monday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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Super great Service!!

- steve gross, GOOGLE

I did not end up buying this car, but Colby was very kind and answered all of my questions quickly and professionally. I would definitely ask for him if looking at another car at this dealership.

- CARGURUS

Colby Anderson is absolutely phenomenal. I had worked with him prior to our latest encounter so he already knew a little about me but for him to remember as much as he did after 3 months is astounding. I went in to take a look at a vehicle that I believed I could get my own financing on. This car...

- Cody Julius, GOOGLE

I came in on a Monday afternoon and worked with Colby Anderson in Sales and Jerry in Finance to buy the car that I'd test driven the Saturday before. Colby had helped me on purchasing a different car three years prior and I was ready for an upgrade. It was a super smooth process despite the...

- Rae, GOOGLE

BEST customer service I've ever had. I was traveling, had a low pressure light come on. Fixed the issue and was on my way in maybe 10 minutes. AWESOME

- Kelley Buck, GOOGLE

My FJ Cruiser had an alternator go out while we were on vacation. The service team was able to get it in and even though they did not have the alternator for an FJ they were able to source it and get us on our way in a timely manner. And if this would have went out at home I would have fixed it but...

- Donald Compton, GOOGLE

Have always got excellent service and very friendly staff! Stopped by without an appointment and they got my Highlander in right away with a smile. Don't always get that at most busy business places, Kudos!

- Colette F., YELP

Great people

- CARGURUS

Very good, better than the Toyota dealership in Kansas that I went to.

- William Schirmer, GOOGLE

Great cars. Mike helped us pick the perfect 4Runner. Wasn’t a huge fan of the hostile/aggressive sales for add-on packages during the paperwork phase.

- Robert Kroeger, GOOGLE

Magnificent!

- Rosa Angela, GOOGLE

I would like to commend Jason Lesmeister for his invaluable help when a deer hit our Prius outside of Rapid City. We were traveling through from Washington State to Atlanta Georgia when the accident occurred, totaling our Prius. We were stranded there, not knowing anyone or anything about the city....

- luckylady, DEALERRATER

The kept adding a bun ccj of stuff that added to the price. I have no idea what or if i need it. But in the end i felt reassured bc it was a used vehicle

- Sherry Means, GOOGLE

Love my Tundra but can't say much for the Perma Guard Package I bought ! Called my Sales men Greg and Preston ! Seems they are better at giving you the run around instead of results ! Reported a cracked and chipped windshield a week ago and no results ! When sold the package was told how great it...

- carguy-jacob123, DEALERRATER

I would like to that Cory Fisher and Preston for helping me with the 2016 4Runner I purchased. They were very responsive to my needs and went out of their way to help me. Should I know anyone looking for a Toyota I will send them Cory's way.

- Mr. Photoman, DEALERRATER

Everyone very helpful!

- Susan Coon, GOOGLE

Very friendly and helpful!!

- CARGURUS
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