Our skilled management team will ensure you have a phenomenal experience at Southwest Ford, Inc.. Please reach out to any of us if we can help you in any way!
Charlie Gilchrist has over 30 years experience operating automotive dealerships. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas and acquired his CPA license before beginning work in public accounting at Coopers and Lybrand. From there he became partners with Ken Nichols and ran Ford Heavy Truck Dealerships before getting in the retail car business with the purchase of SouthWest Ford in Weatherford and Nichol's Ford in South Fort Worth. Charlie has served as President of Ford's Dealer Council and as Chairman of Legislative Affairs and Chairman of Industry Relations for NADA. He is currently the Vice Chairman and Chairman-Elect for the National Automobile Dealers Association. He is also actively involved in the DFW New Car Dealers Association. He is married and has three dogs and three horses (and counting).
Stephen Gilchrist graduated with his degree in Accounting from Texas Christian University and NADA’s Dealer Academy. In 2013, he successfully opened the group’s (and the area’s) first Volkswagen store in Hudson Oaks. He has served as a Volkswagen Regional Dealer Council Member and is currently the North Region District 22 Director for the Texas Automobile Dealers Association and a current member of NADA’s Next Gen Leadership Club. He is also actively involved in the DFW New Car Dealers Association and National Automobile Dealers Association, and serves as a Director for the North Texas Chevrolet Dealers LMA Board and Chevrolet's National Dealer Council. He is also a Capital One National Dealer Council Member. He is married, has two dogs, four cats (and counting) and five horses.
Our trained sales staff will help you every step of the way during your shopping experience at Southwest Ford, Inc.. Our sales team is ready to answer any questions you have as you shop for a new vehicle in Weatherford.
Kevin Barbour is a veteran Sales Consultant with over 16 years of experience at SouthWest Ford. He is master certified in commercial and retail sales. He has been awarded the Ford Employee Excellence (e2) program 11 times since its inception, with achieving Level 4 twice. He has been married for over 37 years and has one child and three dogs!