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Meet Our Staff

We work very hard here at Northwest Motorsports providing our customers with the best staff possible. All of our repair technicians are trained and certified by the manufacturers.
We have No backyard mechanics here.

We invest heavily every year in training to keep them up to date on the newest trends,
techniques, tools and systems.

Training and education are a big part of our sales and parts departments also. We have a lot of products, so the effort to bring you the latest products by a
knowledgeable staff is year round.

All of our staff are avid participants in Motorcycling, ATV's, Snowmobiling, Boating and yes, Mowing the Lawn. We have firewood cutters, former loggers and timber fallers on our staff. They have the hands on experience to answer your questions thoroughly.

You will find All our staff friendly and eager to help you in anyway possible,
from beginner to the pro.

Staff

Tom Gilmore - Owner

Tom Gilmore

Owner

Tom brings a wide range of experience to our staff. He has owned and operated a sporting goods store specializing in fishing tackle and archery, a laundromat/dry cleaners, a landscaping company, managed several and now owns an Ace Hardware store, Outfitted in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, Managed a large RV dealership and a large Marine dealership in Great Falls Montana.

He had a partnership in the largest horse logging company in North America. For years, he trained horses to skid logs, trained men to drive the horses and felled timber to supply the horses and men with work. He has been in manufacturing and made a meager living as an artist for awhile. He wrote an outdoor column for a Western Montana newspaper for years.

Tom has fished, hunted, hiked and canoed from one end of the country to the other and was the youngest licensed First Mate (for fishing charters) in the state of Florida (many years ago.) He knows boats and water.

He attended school at Ohio State and then U of M in Missoula.

Tom lived a subsistence lifestyle for 10 years in a wilderness setting......no power, no vehicles, no people.

He has bicycled across this country East to West, North to South and from Alaska to Mexico.

He lead Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Hunter Safety classes. He taught cross country skiing, fly tying, fly casting and accurate instinctive archery shooting techniques.

Tom obviously has a great amount of knowledge and is very willing to share whatever he knows if it will help another.

And, he likes Libby Montana Just Fine.

Brian - General Manager

Brian

General Manager

Brian's knowledge & skills make him our "Go to guy" here at Northwest Motorsports. Customer satisfaction is important to Brian and it shows in his friendly demeanor.

He graduated top of his class at Motorcycle Mechanics Institute. He has factory tech training for Yamaha, Kawasaki, Honda motorcycles, ATV's, UTV's and PWC's. He is factory trained for all Arctic Cat products, Yamaha outboards, water craft and small engines. Brian has been trained at the highest level with Stihl power equipment.

In a nutshell, with all the thousands of hours of training and experience, Brian can take care of anything that comes through our doors.

For fun, Brian enjoys hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and motorcycles. He has been racing motocross since he was 11 years old, and still races snowmobiles on and off to this day.

Jon-Paul - IT, Web Master, Internet Marketing

Jon-Paul

IT, Web Master, Internet Marketing

Jon handles all the computers here. From eBay and Craig's List to building and maintaining our website. He takes care of all our computer problems.

Jon left the life and world of a corporate pilot to move to Montana and run his own business. Retiring from that after 24 years, he got bored and came back into the work force, and has been with us ever since.

Jon has been involved in internet marketing and Web design for more than 27 years and has taught both subjects at community colleges in Northwest Montana. He also helps out with many other things here from the back office to the parts counter.

Jon and his wife, Lisa both love the outdoors and fly fishing has been a life long passion of theirs. They can't spend enough time on the water casting flies or drifting the big rivers in their hand made drift boat. Together they are keeping up the family tradition by teaching their two grand daughters the art of angling with a Fly.

Gina - Comptroller, Book Keeper

Gina

Comptroller, Book Keeper

Meet Gina. As the boss puts it, "Gina is the glue that holds us together.” Her long career in book keeping and general business continues as she daily manages the back office. She looks over all aspects of the operation, incoming equipment, paperwork, billing, employee relations, accounts receivable & payable.

She is also our in-house Notary Public and is truly an asset. Gina is everyone's friend and not just because she hands out the pay checks.

Gina loves the outdoors and in her spare time you can find her hunting, fishing, playing on the water, hiking the mountain trails and chasing around in her UTV. She is also now a Grandma, thanks to both her daughters, and at about the same time! Now her fourth grandchild has come along. She couldn’t be happier.

We must mention, how much she loves her dogs, some of which she rescued from the local shelters.

Rick - Sales Manager

Rick

Sales Manager

Rick is in charge of sales. He is always up to date on the latest price changes and factory specials, so he can pass those savings on to our customers.

From tractors to pontoon boats, motorcycles to snowmobiles, 4 wheelers to sport boats and all the trailers, Rick has all the facts.

His work ethic goes above and beyond and it is apparent from the initial sale to the after sale follow through. Rick will not only treat you to the specials, he will treat you Special.

Rick and his wife, Jody enjoy the outdoors. Riding motorcycles, fishing, hiking, golf and playing the guitar are some of their favorite pastimes.

Derek - Parts/Service

Derek

Parts/Service

Let us introduce you to Derek. This is one busy guy. His daily tasks include shipping, receiving, parts counter, sales, accessories, special orders, including those hard to find parts and customer service. Now days Derek is also working in the shop, helping out with all the repairs that come in, you just can't get any busier than Derek!

Derek is very knowledgeable, helpful and efficient. He goes the extra mile for all his customers. His friendly personality is truly genuine and so is his customer service.

Derek loves living in Libby. Hiking, hunting, fishing and anything having to do with lakes or streams, you'll find him there.

Tina - Parts

Tina

Parts

Tina is the newest addition to our Parts Department and we are glad to have her here. A local lady, born and raised here in Libby, Montana. She has worked at many jobs over the years including driving logging trucks as well as over the road in the U.S. and Canada. She and her husband owned an automobile body shop and detail shop here in Libby. Not only can she do the body work, she can paint cars too, as well as do the accounting and manage the office for their business. She has a lot of repair experience behind her as well, and that really helps when comes to working in the part’s department. Tina really enjoys working here at Northwest Motorsports and is a real asset to the company.

For fun Tina enjoys spending time with her husband Chris working on their Hotrods and riding snow mobiles, motorcycles and going camping. She is a real outdoor kind of girl. She and her husband have four children and three grandchildren, and two German Shepard puppies.

Nate -

Nate

Nate Beveridge is our newest service tech and we are glad he is with us! He and his wife recently moved to Libby from the Coast Range Mountains of Oregon, where he had been a motorcycle specialist for the last nine years. He owned his own motorcycle repair shop for several of those years- where he preformed not only general repairs, but also vintage motorcycle restorations, custom builds and powder coating. The last three years he specialized in BMW motorcycles. He went to college for electronics and drove a semi for six years before going into motorcycle repair full time. In his spare time, Nate and his wife Megan enjoy backpacking into wilderness areas, camping, riding motorcycles, fishing, and exploring. If it’s happening outdoors, they’re interested. Nate also plays music, collects records, and restores vintage stereo equipment. Nate and Megan love being in Libby, and look forward to integrating themselves further into the community.