About Us & History


About Us/History

Curry Bros. Staff

Curry Bros. Motorsports has been a family-owned and operated business for over 50 years! Our dealership’s success is clearly the result our employees' hard work and dedication – translation: “customer satisfaction”. Our dealership’s employees are:

Ron Shotkoski – General Manager: Ron started working for Curry Bros. in the fall of 2008 in our parts department. In spring of this year he was promoted to G.M. when the former G.M. took an incredibly good job opportunity. Ron raced quads for over 12 years and occasionally will race for Curry Bros. Ron has sixteen years of knowledge and experience in the profession. He graduated from Southeast Community College with a degree in Motorcycle and ATV Repair. Ron and his wife Kaitlin have 3 children and live in St. Edward.

Tom Kretz- Service Manager: Tom has been with Curry Bros. since January 2008. Tom is an avid motorcyclist who also has over 25 years of mechanical experience. Tom attended Southeast Community College where he received two associate degrees; one in Automotive Technology and the other in Diesel Truck Technology.

Brett Swantek – New & Used Unit Sales Manager: Brett, an avid motorcrosser, came to work for Curry Bros. in early 2015. Brett has an associate’s degree in business from Southeast Community. Brett and wife Katie have a son, Layne.

Travis Long - Lead Service Technician: Travis has been with Curry Bros. since 2003. Travis has enjoyed riding dirt bikes and ATVs for over 24 years. Travis and his wife Tracy have two daughters

John Salerno-Inventory: John started with Curry Bros. in September 2009. He is an avid outdoorsman who loves to ride ATV's. John is a retired policemen from New York who moved to Nebraska to be closer to family. John and Christine have 2 daughters: Jenna and Julia.

Phillip Pohlmeier – Service Technician: Phillip, who started working in our service department in March of 2017, is learning fast. Phillip is a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard.

Reed Goering – Parts Manager: Reed started working for Curry Bros. this spring when the then parts manager was promoted to general manager. Reed is a quick learner and doing a great job of taking care of our customer’s parts and accessory needs. Reed and his wife Allie live in the Platte Center Area.

Mandi Rickard – Bookkeeper: Mandi started working for the company just before Kristy Lichtenfeld retired at the end of May. Mandi, an active member of the U.S. Navy Reserve is a very quick learner and a delight to be around. She has an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice and Business Administration from Northeast Community College. She and her fiancé Jordan live in Silver Creek with daughter, Kaleigh.

Curry Bros. Motorsports
1500 East 23rd Street P.O. Box 588 Columbus NE 68602
Phone: (402) 563-2224 Fax: (402) 563-2121
Toll Free Phone: (888) 849-2225