About Butte Equipment Center
Butte Equipment Center is proud to announce that we are the latest distributor in Montana to be awarded the Full Equipment line of light and heavy-duty Wacker Neuson products. We offer rental, sales, and full-line mobile servicing.
In close cooperation with customers, Wacker Neuson offers products and services that surpass their high standards and fulfill their diverse requirements, while enhancing their capabilities. The trust that customers place in us is our motivation to deliver our best with a passion for true innovation and the highest quality.
MEET OUR STAFF
Wayne Sterns - Owner & President
Wayne was born and raised in Nebraska. He has been in the automotive business since 1986, where he worked at multiple dealerships throughout the Dakotas. In 2000, Wayne moved his family to Butte and started ownership of Butte GM Auto Center. Wayne enjoys hunting, fishing, backpacking, 4-wheeling, camping and spending time with family and friends.
Rhyne Bedey - General Manager
Rhyne was born in Missoula, raised in Anaconda, and has lived in Butte, Montana for 11 years. Rhyne worked as a Sales Associate for Butte GM Auto Center for the last 6 years and has recently transitioned to General Manager for Butte Equipment Center. He loves spending time with his wife and daughter, enjoys outdoor activities such as golf and working out.
Brad McDuff - Operations Manager
Brad was born and raised in Pleasant Grove, Alabama. He has lived in Montana for over 9 years and has been the Fixed Operations Manager at Butte GM Auto Center for 3+ years. Brad Studied Management Information Systems at Virginia College, and has been in the Automotive Industry for over 22 years. He is married and has 3 kids. Brad’s favorite place in Montana is Flathead Lake. Brad enjoys spending time with family, hunting, fishing and watching Alabama Crimson Tide football games. Roll Tide!
Trent Moen - Sales Associate
Trent lived throughout the western states while growing up. He served in the United States Army for 10+ years as a M.P. and Engineer (Equipment Operator). After fulfilling his last contract of active duty, Trent enlisted in the Reserves and moved to Dillon where he received his degree from UMW. Trent currently resides in Whitehall, Montana. Trent has been a Sales Associate with Butte GM Auto Center for just over a year, he recently transitioned to a sales position at Butte Equipment Center where his experience as an Engineer (equipment operator) in the Army, background in mining, construction and ranching will allow him to provide the utmost customer service. Trent is a big family man, he enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, off-roading and working with his hands.
Owen Azure - Service Technician
Owen was born and raised in Butte Montana. He attended Butte High school and has an Automotive Technology Degree from Montana Tech. Owen has been an Auto Tech at Butte GM for 11+ years, his experience provides him the knowledge and expertise to provide excellent quality service. Owen is the proud father of three kids.