Unique Specialty & Classics
2015 Bassett Dr.
Mankato, MN 56001

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We are always looking for more help, so if you wish to apply click the button below and fill out the PDF and email the filled out PDF to unscmandy@gmail.com with "Job Application" in the subject line. If you have any further questions about further positions, please give Mandy a call at (507)-386-1726!

Jeremy Thomas, Owner/President

  Owner Jeremy Thomas has had a great passion for cars since he was a child.  Jeremy has experience in the automotive industry with over 27 years in the business, including time spent as a manager for both General Motors and Ford franchise dealerships.

Mandy Ternes, Controller  

Mandy Ternes was born in Mankato and has been here ever since.  She received her Accounting Degree from South Central College.  Mandy has been working in the Automotive Accounting industry for over 18 years and has experience in all aspects of the “Dealership world”.  When she is not crunching numbers she enjoys spending time with her family.

  Nicholl Schmidt, Car Billing/Title Clerk

Nicholl is from Le Center and is now living just south of town on the family farm.  She received her Financial Accounting as well as Business Administration degree from Rasmussen College-Mankato.  Nicholl has been working in the office/financial world for over 11 years.  When she's not at work she loves spending time with family and friends and the lake, fishing or camping. 

Jay Andersen, Sales Consultant  

Jay Andersen has nearly 22 years experience in sales with his last 19 years being spent in the automotive industry.  He is a mustang fanatic with Saleen’s and Shelby’s being his favorite.  Since he started his career at Unique he finds himself growing a passion for “old originals” as well as street rods.  Jay says stop in and see him anytime.  

Jeff Kuchenbecker, Sales Manager

Born during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Jeff Kuchenbecker was destined to be a motorcycle fanatic. He had his first motorcycle ride with his dad at the young age of 18 months. Harley Davidson is in his blood. Jeff proclaims himself as a Jack-of-All-Trades and Master of none. His work experience ranges from being a culinary professional, Bar and Restaurant manager, Account Manager for Miller Lite, Motorcycle Sales Professional for Harley Davidson and a little of everything in between. Customer service is his strong point along with being able to carry on a conversation with anyone. When he is not thinking motorcycles and cars, Jeff likes to compete throwing darts, watching the Minnesota Gophers win a sporting event (this is a dedicated fan because it doesn’t happen too often), riding atv’s, and going to several live music concerts throughout the year. Stop in and say hi he likes to hear everyone’s story or maybe even a quick joke.    

Landon Thomas, Sales Consultant  

After working in heavy construction for nearly 20 years, Landon finally decided to follow a dream he has had since he was young; to work with his brother at a dealership.  Even better that is is a classic car dealership.  Landon loves classic cars whether they are fully restored or have been sitting in a barn for years.  They all have a great story and interesting history.  He enjoys fishing and spending time with his three boys.

Travis Defries, Service Manager

  Travis's passion for cars started at a very young age, to which he blames his father and grandfather for they both were local dirt track racers.  He has always been working in the automotive industry in some capacity.  In his free time his family still races go karts with himself, his children, sister, niece and father.

Pat Radunz, Technician

Pat Radunz has a passion for anything with a motor.  He has over 20 years experience in the automotive repair industry working in a variety of different shops in the Mankato area.  Pat lives in Amboy and has three children.  He spends his spare time racing super cross with his children and going to car shows.  He appreciates classic cars.  

Dylan Thomas, Marketing Director

Dylan has grown up in the family business of car sales. Growing up with the climb of social media, learning from experience, and being around the platforms has given him a coverall of knowledge. He always gravitated towards YouTube and learned Adobe Premiere and Photoshop to further his impact on the platform. He is also the creator of the YouTube series 'After Hours', a sit-down interview-esque show. When he is not at work he enjoys playing the drums/piano/guitar, making Kathryn laugh, riding his Onewheel Pint, playing Rocket League, and spending time outside with his family. Work is more than a job, it can be something you personally become invested in and look after for years to come! (P.S. remember to #DriveSomethingUnique!)  

Dan Wegscheid, Sales

  Dan has had a love of cars all his life, spending the last 33 years in the new car business. He now looks forward to the opportunity of selling classic cars and keeping his passion for cars alive! He and his wife, Cindy, live in St. Peter and have 3 amazing daughters and 3 fantastic grandchildren. His hobbies -- besides the grandkids-- include building things, being on the pontoon, and convertible rides. Let's Drive Something Unique!

Phillip Sisk, Detail

Wyatt Swanson, Technician

Ryan Jackson, Sales


Michael Johnson, Detail

Originally from New Ulm, MN, I've had a passion for cars since I was a kid. Graduating from South Central College in 2015, I have held various positions in the automotive industry since 2012. In my free time I like to work on my project cars, go to car shows, practice photography, and play video games.

Bill Schmidt, Sales Associate


Lyn Town, Accounting Clerk

  Lyn has lived all over the state of Minnesota but has recently returned to Mankato because it is by far her favorite place. She has been doing office and accounting work since 2013. When not working, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family or friends, especially around a campfire. She is addicted to campfire mocha coffee and chocolate covered coffee beans.

Joel Carlson, Service Advisor


Bucky Peterson, Technician


Jon Peterson, Customer Logistics Advisor

 Born and raised in Mankato I graduated from Mankato East and South Central College with a degree in Sales and Marketing Management.  With 3 decades of Sales and Management experience and 8 years in the automotive customization business and a lifelong love of cars, this is like working in a grown man's toy store.  In my free time my son and I frequent many of the car shows in Southern MN. and the Twin Cities or the family can be found camping.