Meet The Staff Griffin



Sam purchased and took over the family business in 2012.

Before jumping into the powersport business, Sam worked/

owned an Insurance and Bail Bond Company. Both of which

he still owns. When Sam isn’t busy working, he enjoys

spending time with his beautiful wife Regina and their two

sons. He likes hunting, scuba diving, and racing. Sam has his

pilot’s license and loves AC/DC!





General Manager


Mel has been working at Bluff Powersports since 2012. She left

the insurance industry to pursue her passion in motorsports.

To this day she enjoys surprising customers

with her knowledge of powersports as a female. Her favorite

part of working at Bluff Powersports is having such a great work family.

Mel enjoys anything to do with the outdoors.

Sushi is her favorite food; In fact, she’s quite the sushi rolling








Gwen Horner

Finance Manager


Gwen started at Bluff Powersports in July of 2005. She has

worked here longer than any other employee (including the

owner). Before working here she worked in Radio Advertising

for 13 years, but was excited to work here when offered

the position. Her favorite part of her job is getting to work

with people. Outside of work she enjoys doing all sorts of

crafts and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.

She loves Mexican food and is known for her homemade








Zach Grendell

Manager at Carter Creek


Zach started working at Carter Creek in May 2017, a few

months before it opened. He has worked in the powersport

industry and worked in sales since 2006. His favorite part of

working at Carter Creek is getting to work with and be

involved in a small town. He is all about making sure his

customers leave excited and happy with their experience.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife,

golfing, and riding his SxS. His favorite food by far is tacos!








Tammy Logue

Administrative Assistant at Carter Creek


Tammy started working at Carter Creek in April 2018. She

is quite the jack of all trades there. She does parts work,

data entry, customer service, and handles all sorts of

paperwork. She loves getting to help the customers and

enjoys learning about the industry. Before working at

Carter Creek, she worked as a receptionist and invoicing

clerk for 17 years. Outside of work she enjoys hiking and

shopping. Her favorite musical artist is Lauren Daigle.








Alex Whitehead

Parts Manager


Alex started at Bluff Powersports in mid-2014. Alex has

been riding since he was 5 years old, so the decision to

work here was an easy one. He jumps at the chance to ride

the vehicles any time he can. Before working here, he

worked at a motorcycle shop in St Louis. Outside of work

he likes spending his time jet skiing, hiking, fishing, riding

his dirt bike, and snorkeling. He likes horror & comedy








Cody Wilder

Parts Counter


Cody started working at Bluff Powersports in early 2016.

Before working in the Powersport industry Cody was a

logger. He really enjoys the fast paced nature of his job

here and how it makes the days fly by. He enjoys hunting,

fishing, and four-wheeling. His favorite musical artist is

Hank Williams Jr.









Keith Walker

Sales Manager


Keith started at Bluff Powersports in 2017. He is in the Navy

Reserves and is a small boat captain. He has been

deployed overseas three times. Keith has been married

since 2017 as well, to the beautiful Christine Walker. He has

a mini schnauzer named Doogie-Schnauzer. He enjoys

hunting, fishing, shooting and being a marksmanship

instructor. The man loves Steak Tacos!








Kylee Lutton



Kylee started at Bluff Powersports in May of 2018. Kylee

has a strong customer service background and has become

a very valuable member of the team here. Her favorite part

about working here is how the team has become like a

second family.  In her free time she enjoys volunteering and

spending time with her boyfriend and rescue pup. Kylee

brings the staff baked goodies on Fridays, so she’s our

favorite co-worker!



Flint Counts



Flint started at Bluff Powersports in May of 2018. He previously

worked in the oil field for 4 years, grew up on local farm, and has

deployed overseas multiple times. He and Keith are in the

same unit in the Navy. Flint worked as a gun salesman in

Farmington for two years before coming to work at Bluff. He

enjoys hunting, hiking, and off-roading. Flint’s idol in life is









Michael Mueller

Service Manager Certified Technician


Michael started at Bluff Powersports in May of 2016. Before

his job here, Mike worked on engines for the US Navy for

18 years and then worked as an advanced electrical technician for

GM. Outside of work Mike is a member of FFA,  enjoys

hunting, and spending time with his family. He is the

VP of the Ripley County Fair. He is also the announcer for the

fair and is known as the Voice of Ripley County or Mike-ra-phone.

His favorite movie is Grease.







Katie Dennis

Service Advisor


Katie started at Bluff Powersports in March 2018. Before

working at Bluff Powersports Katie worked as a teller at a

bank. She has a passion for helping others so she fit

perfectly into her position here. Katie has a son that she

loves spending time with. She is very close with her family

and enjoys jet skiing. Her favorite band is Breaking Benjamin.









Isaiah Croy



Isaiah started at Bluff Powersports in March 2018. Isaiah

was born with a wrench in hand. He has been working on

anything with an engine for as long as he can remember.

Which obviously made our service department happy when

he decided to come work with us! When Isaiah isn’t working

he likes going hunting and fishing and does so listening to

5 Finger Death Punch.








Seth Croy



Seth started at Bluff Powersports in April of 2018. Seth has

worked on engines almost all of his life. His earliest

accomplishment was completely rebuilding an engine at

age 7, without any help. He likes getting to work alongside

his brother at Bluff Powersports and that he gets to do what

he is passionate about. He also enjoys hunting and fishing

outside of work. He listens to every kind of music but likes

classic rock and country most of all. He loves Mexican food!







Josh Reed



A man of very few words.














Mike Sparks



Mike started at Bluff Powersports in 2012. He is one of our

longest working employees here. After work Mike enjoys

going to the river. His ideal night is listening to his

favorite band Skillet, playing

video games, and eating Chinese food.






Kenneth Schleh

Silver Certified Technician


Kenneth has been working at Carter Creek since the

beginning of 2018. He is the hardest working technician we

have there. He has worked on engines for longer

than he can remember and worked as a diesel mechanic

for 25+ years. He enjoys the challenge of finding a

problem and getting to fix it, start to finish. Outside of work

he likes the outdoors, especially swimming. His favorite

food is meat of any kind.