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Don Al Ringler has been in Central Texas since 1979. He grew up in Marshall, TX where his father Charles Ringler worked at an automobile dealership. After making his way through the ranks, Charlie purchased a dealership in Kilgore, TX where Don worked during his high school and college summers. Don graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1971 and began working full time at Ringler Chevrolet in Kilgore. In 1979 the Ringler family purchased the Chevrolet store in Temple, Texas, and Don moved with his wife Linda from Kilgore to run the operations. Don Ringler Toyota was added in 1988 and originally kept an inventory of only 10-15 cars. Don enjoys playing tennis, riding horses, hunting, fishing, and just about any other outdoor activity. He also enjoys spending time with his family as much as possible - especially his two beautiful granddaughters!
Donnie Ringler grew up in the automobile business from day one! He was born at Scott & White in Temple, Tx just 3 years after Don Ringler Chevrolet - Toyota opened its doors. He attended elementary, middle, and high school in Belton, TX. While growing up, Donnie enjoyed playing many sports, mainly soccer, and by spending time on the lake with family he developed a deep love for the waterskiing, wakeboarding, and just about any other activity on the lake. Donnie worked in various positions at the dealership each summer from age 15 until he graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2004 with a degree in Marketing. In June of 2004 he began working at Don Ringler Chevrolet - Toyota full time as a salesperson and later as the Internet Director. Donnie is currently the General Manager at Don Ringler Toyota, and he enjoys the family atmosphere that the team provides to all of its members and customers. While not at work, Donnie enjoys hunting, wakeboarding, riding dirtbikes, and, according to Internet Director Jerry Burkhart, just about any other activity that gives him the opportunity to hurt himself!
Craig was born in San Benito, TX and later moved to Austin, TX where he began his career in the automobile business. In is 23 years in the automotive field, he's worked for some of the largest Toyota stores in Texas and is a certified Toyota expert! Craig enjoys playing golf and spending time with his grandson, as well as spending time on the lake. He is fluent in spanish, possesses great leadership skills and a very unique sense of humor. Craig makes the drive to Temple every day from Austin because he enjoys the work environment and the level of professionalism that the friendly and courteous staff provides.
Johnny was born in Temple, TX but spent time all over the country while growing up. He estimates that he attended at least 10 different schools during his childhood! Johnny eventually made his way back to Temple and has enjoyed many successful years in the automobile business in the Killeen-Ft. Hood area and now in the Temple-Belton area at Don Ringler Toyota. While not working, Johnny enjoys spending time with his family, staying in shape and playing golf. If you stop by early in the morning, you'll normally catch Johnny with a health shake - and he'll probably be available for a short chat on the inner workings of the human mind.
Born in Rochester, NY, Jerry put his boots on and moved to Texas as fast as he could. He grew up in Richardson, TX and was a mighty fine football player and all around athelete in his younger days. Jerry graduated from University of North Texas in Denton, TX with a BSBA in Service Merchandising and Hosipitality Management. After college he worked 6 years as an Operations Director for a country club organization. He later pursued a career in the automotive field where he excelled at digital marketing. Jerry lived in Corinth, TX and worked at an import store there for 6 years before making the trek down south to Temple, TX in order take the position as Internet Director at Don Ringler Chevrolet - Toyota. Time with his family, hunting and playing golf top Jerry's list of preferred activities outside of work. Jerry is dependable, faithful and has a great sense of humor. Working for a Christian based, family owned/operated business is one of the many reasons Jerry enjoys spending his work days at Don Ringler Toyota.