Owners

Owners

Luke Waldriff - Owner

Luke Waldriff

Owner
Originally from Duluth Luke attended Duluth Technical College. He is a very gifted Technician that is not easily stumped when fixing things. If it has a motor he can fix it. Working with Ford for 10 years, helped him perfect his mechanic skills as well as learn the ins and outs of dealerships. When he made a career change into the marine industry he has never looked back. After being the Service Manager for 2 marine dealerships he began dreaming about the possibility of having his own dealership. He is an Arctic Cat Gold certified technician in both ATV's and Snowmobiles. And also works as our own welder in both steel and aluminum welding. In Luke’s spare time he loves to get out and ride, it doesn’t matter what he is riding, he can enjoy just about anything.
Kimberly Waldriff - Owner

Kimberly Waldriff

Owner
Kimberly graduated from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. With a degree in general management, specifically designed for running a family business. Before that dream became a reality, she worked in the Title Insurance industry as a disbursing agent and accountant. After 5 years of balancing the two jobs, is happy to say she is a full-time employee of Lighthouse, working the front counter and doing the bookwork. In Kim’s spare time, she loves spending her time on the river in the boat, driving off-road in her Jeep, and really enjoys the families annual trip snowmobiling in Grand Marais, MN.
Joshua Waldriff - Owners Son

Joshua Waldriff

Owners Son
Joshua was 4 years old when our family business dream became a reality. He enjoys his schoolwork and is a very dedicated student. He is attending Northwestern University. He helps around the store doing some paperwork for us and is also learning to help out at the parts counter. Josh loves the sport of snowmobiling and has since he started riding at age 2.
Zackary Waldriff - Owners Son

Zackary Waldriff

Owners Son
Zack was 2 years old when our family business dream became a reality. He has taken in the passion of our store in a big way. He has worked the last two summers with us as a shop hand and is proficient at assembling all of our new products when they come in. He also helps assist the technicians in any way he can. Zack loves his ATV and snowmobile, but has a new-found love with the Textron Wildcat XX. He is a very skilled driver ask him to take you for a ride sometime.

Parts

Parts and Service Writers

Sara Korpi - Parts

Sara Korpi

Parts
Sara comes to us with a customer service background. She sent the last few years working in a community education program with children and working as an administrative assistant at her church. Sara enjoys the theater as well as time outside at the pool with her family.

Service

Service Department Technicians

Joe Helget - Service Technician

Joe Helget

Service Technician
Joe graduated from Hennepin Technical College, with a Marine and Motorsports degree. He is an Arctic Cat Gold certified technician for snowmobiles and is working on his Arctic Cat ATV Certification. He is a very dedicated and hard worker. In Joe’s spare time, he loves being out on his boat bow fishing and hunting ducks and geese.
Ross Erickson - Service Technician

Ross Erickson

Service Technician
Ross comes to us with a construction and farming background. He is a hard-working jack of all trades. He loves to spend time at the cabin on the pontoon or riding his Wildcat Sport, but he gets most excited when the snow flies. He is an active member of the Prior Lake snowmobile club.
Chris Lemke - Service Technician

Chris Lemke

Service Technician
Chris comes to us with an automotive background. He has worked in sales as well as a technician in the automotive field. He has also worked as the shop leader for a correctional facility. Chris enjoys spending his spare time riding his motorcycle, and being with his wife and daughters
Curt Jaakola - Technician

Curt Jaakola

Technician
Curt graduated from Dakota Count Technical College in Auto mechanics. He has spent most of his career in the automotive industry, but also comes to us with some machine shop experience. Curt enjoys spending his free time riding his Arctic Cat Wildcat, hunting and spending time with his wife, his son and his daughter, who also love to ride