Service Department

Meet our Parts & Service Department team

Customer service is our top priority

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West Plains Marine truly believes in all of our staff, if you don't have a great team, it just doesn't work. We look forward to the future with our team, and we are blessed to call all of them family. We have a great team of knowledgeable, helpful, and hard working people and we invite you to come in and get to know them. We work on all major brands in the marine & power sports industry. We are a certified service center, certified, licensed and insu

 Come in and meet this dynamic team!



Nathan Fore

Parts & Service Manager

Nathan joined our team in 2014 and has brought a vast amount of knowledge with him, on the technician side and the management side of business. With 8 years at Air Evac Life Team of West Plains, as a Overhaul Technician Manager and a Sheet Metal and Structural Technician, he not only makes business run smoothly, he can make things fly too, literally. Nathan Graduated from West Plains High School, with 2 years of Auto Body through SCCC and a Graduate of Missouri State University, West Plains. Nathan holds Expert Certifications in Kohler, Kawasaki, & Motorguide.  If you have called here for parts, service, appointments, ordering, shipping, or questions, you have more than likely spoke to Nathan. He takes care of everything in our parts and service area and then some. Nathan has been in this area all his life and is married to wife Gavonna, who works at OMC (Ozarks Medical Center) in West Plains, they have two little nephews that they absolutely adore and have taught the words FISH and ARCTIC CAT SIDE-SIDE, which we couldn't be more proud to hear! If you have a story or report on fishing, Nathan is all ears, he has a love of fishing and boating that fit in perfectly here. We look forward to watching Nathan grow with us here and we feel very blessed to have him as a part of our Team.

Travis Smith

Travis Smith

Certified Marine Technician 

Travis is our Marine Technician, he joined our team in 2015. Travis is a graduate of West Plains High School and is a certified auto body technician with SCCC of West Plains. Travis is expert level certification for Kohler, Kawasaki, Arctic Cat & Motorguide.  If you have an outboard engine that needs a tune up or a complete tear down, Travis is the technician for the job. He will make sure you get back on the water as quick as possible. If you see Travis, he always has a smile. Travis enjoys fishing, hunting, helping family and anything fast, but he does not enjoy vegetables. Travis has been in the area with his family all his life and is a great dad to his daughter Karma. Travis and his brother have a love for bow fishing and have spent a lot of time on the water with their boat, slaying the fish. Travis has a passion for things that go fast, whether on water or land. He is fast and smooth with his technical skills and is growing with his many certifications in the marine industry. We are blessed to have him apart of our team and look forward to watching him grow with us.


Brad Trail

Sales / F&I

Brad has been a long time resident of West Plains and probably knows everyone.   Brad graduated from West Plains High School, he has a vast knowledge of sales that he has gained over the years in different adventures.  Brad has spent the last 15 years in advertising, where he has won awards & has lots of knowledge in people & getting to know them.  Brad has a beautiful daughter Bailey & loves being with his family.    Brad is personable & easy to talk to.  He is our first Salesman we have ever had at West Plains Marine in our 20 years in business & we are very blessed to have him join our team.  He has taken over a lot since coming on board with us including: sales, parts, advertising and F&I and has done a fantstic job.  If you call West Plains Marine you will probably get Brad & he will always be ready to help you in anyway he can.  We are blessed to have him join our team & look forward to many years to come. 


Ben Nash

Power Sports & Small Engine Technician 

Ben & the Nash Family have been long time residents of the Caulfield/Bakersfield area, & seems to never meet a stranger.  Ben is a Graduate of Bakersfield High School and has a vast knowledge of anything with an engine.

He loves to take apart & put them back together better than they were before.  We have found that Ben has a true love of his Family, Tools and anything that is loud & goes fast.  

Ben brings a lot of experience & a lot of knowledge with him to do this best work on your side by sides, atv's & zero turn lawn mowers, he's the best & fastest we've seen.  There is nothing that he can't fix or make run better than it did.

We are blessed to have Ben on our team & look forward to many years of great Power Sports fun with him.








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