At Hill Country Auto Sales we are committed to finding the right vehicle for you and your budget. Our goal is to treat you like family in the process. Please meet our team!
Bemiss and Doris Poore founded Hill Country Auto Sales in 1975. The dealership was opened after Bemiss retired from the United States Air Force. During his time in the military Bemiss owned and operated small car lots in the towns he was stationed in. After returning to his childhood hometown he put down roots at our current location. Bemiss still works as a hobby on a daily basis.
Thad Poore is the son of Bemiss and Doris Poore. Thad is the second generation to own and operate the business. Not only does Thad operate the business he is a retired firefighter of 25+ years of service, serves as the chairman of the Maynard Cemetery, served on the city council in the past, and had served on board of directors for various causes. Thad has one daughter Melissa, and 2 grandchildren. In his free time, he enjoys fishing and his cattle.
Melissa is the daughter of Thad Poore and the granddaughter of Bemiss and Doris Poore. She is the 3rd generation to operate Hill Country Auto Sales. She is currently the general manager and the director of sales and finance. Melissa is married to Seth Koster and they have 2 children. Together they run the daily business of the company. Melissa serves as secretary for the Maynard Cemetery and owns Hill Country Cuts. Seth also has a construction company he enjoys in his free time. Together they look forward to what the future holds for the car lot and hope to continue to grow it!