We’d like you to meet the team from Pringles Crouch Kimba. With many years of experience they have a wealth of knowledge and together are able to offer comprehensive support for your John Deere machinery and precision ag technology and they can also keep your car in top working order.
Danny Nagel – Branch Manager Kimba/Cleve: Transferring with his family from the Cummins branch, Danny has been an integral part of the sales team for five and a half years. Coming from a local farming family Danny has an excellent understanding of local farmers needs and E.P. farming conditions. Danny and wife Georgie and young daughters Kady and Maggie have relocated to Cleve and are quickly settling into the local community with sport, kindy and family activities.
Deborah Francis – Branch Co-ordinator Kimba: Deb has taken up the Branch Co-ordinator role and will be the branch go-to person for customers and staff and will be working very closely with Danny. Customers will be familiar with Deb who has worked at the branch for the past seven years and be aware that Deb and husband Scott are local farmers who understand the needs of farmers and equipment in the local area. Deb and Scott have three children, Adam, Nicholas, and Caitlyn who all attend the local school and are involved in various community activities locally.
Thomas Higgins – Service Manager Kimba/Cleve: Already familiar to local farmers, Thomas will expand his role to manage the service workforce across both branches to provide more effective coverage for both areas. Thomas and his family have lived in Cleve for the past five years and wife Stacey and children Georgia, Caleb and Lily are involved in various community activities through kindy, church and the wider community.
Brad Kirk – Parts Manager Kimba/Cleve: Brad and his family relocated to Arno Bay two years ago as this is where his wife Angela had grown up. With a background in spare parts at a busy Holden dealership prior to several years working at Holden, Brad has been able to utilise his parts skills and gain knowledge of John Deere and ancillary products to support customer needs. Brad and Angela have two young sons Tyler and Riley and are involved in the community via child care and kindy groups and Angela’s part time work in nursing at the Cleve hospital.
Harley Pahl – Workshop Foreman: Harley is a Kimba local who has completed his apprenticeship and training at the Kimba and Wudinna branches. Harley is familiar with local farmers equipment and their needs and will continue to provide the quality service and support needed to keep machinery in the paddock and operating well.
Keegan Elson – Service Technician: Keegan is a Cleve local and qualified mechanic who recently relocated back to the area to live with his partner Bec and young children Evie and Reece. He is looking forward to getting to know the Kimba customers and working with the Kimba team to meet customer needs.
Daniel Gregory – Apprentice Technician: Daniel grew up on a local farm and completed his schooling at Cleve Area School, specialising in agricultural studies. Daniel started with Pringles Crouch in January 2017 as an apprentice agricultural diesel mechanic and we are excited at the opportunity to offer an apprenticeship to a young local member of our community.
Brad Shadwell – Car Technician: Brad has worked at the Kimba branch in the car side of the business for the past nine years since he relocated with his wife Lana and children Melissa and Samantha from South Africa. Brad and his family are involved in various community groups and activities locally with his daughter Samantha recently Named as Young Citizen of the Year in the Australia Day Awards
Nicole Schaefer – Parts/Administration Officer: Nicole has recently joined the Kimba team and is learning the parts and administration side of the business to support Deb and the rest of the Kimba team. Nicole is from a local farming family. Nicole and her partner Joel have two young children Millie and Sophie and they are involved in the local Kimba community through sport, kindy and other activities.
Chris Kenchington – Sales: Chris, a Kimba local, has recently joined the Kimba team as a sales representative. Chris and his wife have three young boys, Jett, Parker and Arlo. Chris is an active member of the Kimba community
Clint Powell – Precision Ag: Based in the Kimba office, Clint is available to clients on Eyre Peninsula for precison ag support. Clint is a Kimba local, and is involved in several local community organizations including the Kimba School Council and the Kimba Golf Club.
Danny and the team look forward to catching up with local customers and continuing to provide the good support and service our customers need.