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Les Eck

  • Community and Business Leader in Kansas
  • Owner
  • Rusty Eck Ford


    As owner of Rusty Eck Ford and several other Missouri and Kansas auto dealerships, Les Eck applies an in-depth knowledge of car sales and service. Rusty Eck Ford offers high-quality new and used cars, each displayed and viewed in a service-focused atmosphere that prioritizes customer satisfaction. Les Eck has built the dealership into the fifth-leading Ford dealership globally and the top dealership of any kind statewide. Also a dealer of Toyota, Nissan, Honda, and Kia automobiles, he cultivates expert awareness of all available models. Les Eck stands out as a second-generation dealership owner. His father opened Rusty Eck Ford in 1953 in Haven, Kansas. Les Eck graduated from Haven High School and attended Wichita State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration. He followed in his father's footsteps beginning only a year after his college graduation, when he purchased a Ford Lincoln Mercury dealership in Leavenworth, Kansas. He has since returned to the Wichita area, where he has become an award-winning business leader and contributor to numerous community outreach organizations. Mr. Eck also stands out as the founder of the Adopt-a-School organization. Adopt-a-School began as a fundraising channel to help teachers and students acquire classroom supplies and has since grown to support a variety of nonprofit and outreach organizations. Meanwhile, Adopt-a-school continues to sponsor an annual golf tournament to benefit classroom teachers. Those interested in participating can find more information at the organization's website,

    Professional experience


    Rusty Eck Ford

    January 1998 - Present


    Business Administration

    Wichita State University

    January 1994 - September 1996(3 years)