Welcoming Brian Oswald to Runde Auto Group in Platteville


Please join us in welcoming Brian Oswald to the sales team at Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville!

Brian moved to Platteville from Cuba City a year ago. He previously worked in the mortgage industry.

“I have always wanted to sell cars and trucks,” he said. “You get to meet a lot of people and I have always heard Runde’s has a great reputation.”

He is excited to sell from Runde Auto Group’s inventory of more than 1,650 vehicles.

“I have always tried to make sure the customer has a positive experience and I pride myself on delivering great customer service, which means helping people meet their needs in a way that is efficient, pleasant, and informative,” he said.

In his spare time, Brian enjoys coaching basketball, playing tennis, watching all sports, traveling and reading.

His favorite vehicles are the GMC Yukon Denali for long trips, and the Chevrolet Cruze for getting around town.

“I like the Yukon because of its room, the smooth ride, and its safety features,” he said. “And I like the Cruze because of its athletic look.”

Brian can be reached by calling 866-576-0797 or by emailing boswald@rundeautogroup.com

Welcoming Rick Petitgout to Runde Auto Group


We are pleased to announce that Rick Petitgout has joined the sales staff at Runde Chevrolet in East Dubuque!

Rick has been in the automotive industry for 17 years and has been selling vehicles for 14 years.

“It is not a car buying experience, it is a relationship-building experience,” he says. “I’m excited to be a part of Runde Auto Group and am looking forward to many, many, many years of building successful relationships.”

Originally from East Dubuque, Rick lives in Asbury with his wife Marjorie, his four-year-old daughter Ariana, and their two miniature dachshunds.

In his free time, Rick enjoys golfing, cheering on Notre Dame football, the Chicago Cubs, and the San Francisco 49ers.

“I’m also a self-proclaimed chef on my Big Green Egg grill,” he says.

20180621_141652Rick, whose nickname is “Petty,” was named after his mother’s favorite Chicago Cubs player, Rick Monday. He keeps a bobble head of the baseball star on his desk.

With so much experience in the auto industry, we had to know – what is Rick’s all-time favorite vehicle? He said it would have to be the Chevrolet Avalanche.

“Built on a Suburban platform, you can use it for towing or use the eight-foot bed for hauling, plus it has second-row seating,” he says.

Rick is looking forward to putting his knowledge and experience to good use at Runde Auto Group by making the buying process simple and enjoyable.

“Good customer service is before, during, and after the sale,” he says. “It’s all about building relationships and friendships.”

Rick can be reached by calling 866-735-5200 ext. 237, or by emailing rpetitgout@rundechevrolet.com

Welcoming Dan Pyzocha to Runde Auto Group of Manchester

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We are pleased to announce that Dan Pyzocha has joined the sales team at Runde Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Manchester!

Dan has a background in road construction, but has always had an interest in the automotive industry.

“The majority of people rely on their vehicle almost every day,” Dan said. “Vehicles are always going to be our main means of transportation here in the rural Midwest as well as where memories are going to be made. With that being said, buying a new vehicle is a big event to most people and I’m happy knowing that I have the opportunity to be a part of that event.”

Originally from Massachusetts, Dan grew up in Dubuque and currently resides in Epworth. He and his wife Angela have two children, Adelynn and Aliyah.

“When I married my wife, we decided to both change our last name to my mother’s maiden name to help carry on the family name,” Dan said. “My mom is one of three sisters and has no brothers.”

In his spare time, Dan enjoys spending time with his family and friends, as well as cheering on the Cubs and Hawkeyes. So far he is pleased with his career change.

“I am really enjoying the people I work with, and working with the customers,” he said. “I already have my first couple sales under my belt!”

Dan’s favorite vehicle is an all-black Jeep Wrangler. He hopes to help you find the perfect vehicle for you in Runde Auto Group’s large selection of more than 1,700 vehicles.

“Great customer service to me means doing everything possible to make sure every customer is 100% satisfied,” he said. “I am here to make sure that your car buying experience is as enjoyable as possible.”

Dan can be reached by calling 866-580-9767 ext. 565, or by emailing dpyzocha@rundeautogroup.com.