Meet the Team
Ty YoungGeneral Manager / Consignment Director
Ty’s career in the collector car industry began with Leake Auction Company 17 years ago. He began working on the operations side of the business, assisting with vehicle check-in and floor layout. Over the years his role expanded to negotiating post sale deals. Once he moved to Tulsa, Ty continued to develop relationships with clients and began working full time as a consignment specialist. He is very involved with the Route 66 Car Museum in Tulsa where he serves as a board member. Contact me at: 619.454.3063Ty@MapleBrothersAuction.com
William “Bill” Hanks IIIManaging Partner
Bill became a car enthusiast at a young age when his father introduced him to Mr. Leake in the early 1970’s. Shortly thereafter, he purchased and restored a 1964 Corvette. With his profits, he bought and restored a 1963 split window Stingray. He has been in the restoration fast lane ever since. Mr. Hanks has more than 35 years of experience in investments, including stocks and bonds, oil and gas, real estate, and most recently, concert firstname.lastname@example.org
Richard MapleIT Director
Richard’s passion for collector cars started when he was young, watching his grandfather grow his personal collection. He the Co-Founder and General Manager of the Mapleridge Development, LLC. With a background in management, marketing, and IT, Richard will be an asset in multiple areas of the auction.Richard@MapleBrothersAuction.com
Jennifer TetleyMarketing Director / Adminstrative Manager
Jennifer developed a passion for collecting cars when she began working as the Communications Director for Leake Auction Company in 2008. She develops and implements all of the marketing efforts for Maple Brothers Auction. Over the years, she has developed a keen rapport with many clients. Her customer relations skills led to her serving as consignment specialist. She thrives in the high-volume, deadline driven collector car auction world. Contact me at: 918.232.7952Jennifer@MapleBrothersAuction.com
Will WhiteOperations Manager
For five years, Will served as the Operations Manager for Leake Auction Company. During his tenure, he managed the auction logistics, implemented safety programs, managed vehicle check-in, and the floor layout.
Curtis BusfieldSenior Consignment Specialist
Curtis started his new car sales career at one of Oklahoma’s largest dealerships. He later made the move to the classic and collector car sales. During this time he built many lasting relationships with his clients. Curtis prides himself on making every encounter with a customer a positive one. His passion for classic and collector cars stems from restoring and selling old cars with his father and grandfather when he was young. He is currently restoring his 1966 Chevelle. Contact me: 405.210.1458Curtis@MapleBrothersAuction.com
Kelly CliftonVIN Inspector/Safety Director
Kelly was instrumental to Leake Auction Company as the Assistant Operations Manager and Quality Control Specialist. As the owner of Tulsa-based KC Auto for 35 years, he has experience with all types of vehicles. Kelly’s knowledge of vehicles will make him an asset as our VIN Inspector. He will also serve as the Safety Director, inuring we are complaint with the proper fire marshal guidelines.
Amy ButelOffice Manager
Amy’s love of classic cars began when she saw a picture of her Dad racing a 1957 Chevy Bel Air. This appreciation furthered as her family acquired many classics over the years. She and her brother would argue over who would get the 1969 Chevrolet El Camino SS! In 2014, when the opportunity to work during the Leake Auction Company was presented, she was all in. Amy brings a unique set of skills to Maple Brothers. Her aptitude for technology, details, organization, and superior customer service will serve Maple Brothers clients well. Contact me: 918.236.9556Amy@MapleBrothersAuction.com
Ryan MapleSocial Media Director
Ryan has a passion for cars that stems from growing up attending car shows and auctions with her father, Bill Hanks. Ryan married a car enthusiast, therefore deepening her love for cars. Ryan is the mother of the Maple Brothers: Elliott, Myles, and Max. The boys have also been raised attending car events and make sure every hot wheel car they own is ready to race down the hallway.ryan@MapleBrothersAuction.com
The Maple BrothersDirectors of Fun
The Maple Brothers are Elliott, Myles, and Maxwell. These three boys love all things cars. They travel to car shows and auctions with their parents and grandfather looking for their next dream car. The boys look forward to meeting everyone during our auctions!