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Jess Ford of Pullman, Jess Ford of Grand Coulee, Jess Ford of Omak, and Jess Auto in Omak are owned by Wade & Stacey Jess.  Many family members are active in the dealerships.  Wade & Stacey's son Cody is the store manager in Omak and Cody's wife Cassidy is in marketing and finance. Wade & Stacey's son Garrett is a store manager in Grand Coulee and his fiancé Valerie is in finance. Wade's brother Jim is the store manager at Pullman, and both Jim & Shirley's boys, Ty at Grand Coulee store, Brandon at Grand Coulee & Omak store work in the family operations and are integral in its success.


Jess Family 'Business Beginnings'

1938

Grandfather James W. Jess bought the Chevrolet dealership in Coulee City, Wa and named it: Jim's Chevrolet.  Grandpa then added Minneapolis Moline equipment and then later John Deere to the dealership offerings.

 

1953

Grandpa Jim formed Jim Jess Implements, Inc to aptly reflect the company's many offerings.  Jim's sons, Bob and Tom, became involved with the company about this time.

 

1962

Tom opens second John Deere store in nearby Waterville.  Bob and Tom remain partners.  Both Bob and Tom's wives were active in the business as accountant/bookkeepers as well as Grandma Dolly Jess.

 

1968

Grandpa Jim retires.  Tom and Bob drop the Chevrolet line to focus on John Deere equipment and the booming Ag business.  This ends our 30 year relationship with Chevrolet.

 

1982

Bob sells out to Tom.  Tom also bought Bob's share of the family apple orchard.  Tom brings sons Wade and Jim in to the business as part owners.  Jim moves to Coulee City to run the dealership there.

 

1987

With the introduction of CRP and the consolidation of farms…Tom retires and closes the Waterville store and all operations are out of Coulee City.

 

1992

Tom's son Wade sells his shares to Jim and opens up the family's first Ford franchise in Grand Coulee.  Jess Ford.  Jim becomes sole owner of Jim Jess Implements Inc.

 

2000

Jim's sells Jim Jess Implements and the John Deere franchise to Cash Hardware Co., Tekoa, Wa.  This ends our 40+ years with John Deere Company.

 

2003

Jim's son Ty begins work for Jess Ford Inc in Grand Coulee.

 

2004

Wade, Jim, and Ty purchase Pullman Ford Mercury from Carol Chipman and Spencer Rockett.

 

2004-present

Jess Ford of Pullman, Jess Ford of Grand Coulee, Jess Ford of Omak, and Jess Auto in Omak are owned by Wade & Stacey Jess.  Many family members are active in the dealerships.  Wade & Stacey's son Cody is the store manager in Omak and Cody's wife Cassidy is in marketing and finance. Wade & Stacey's son Garrett is a store manager in Grand Coulee and his fiancé Valerie is in finance. Wade's brother Jim is the store manager at Pullman, and both Jim & Shirley's boys, Ty at Grand Coulee store, Brandon at Grand Coulee & Omak store work in the family operations and are integral in its success.

Contact Info

Jess Ford of Pullman

South 2590 Grand Ave.
Directions Pullman, WA 99163

  • Sales: (888) 457-4053
  • Service: (888) 460-1407
  • Parts: (877) 864-0231

Showroom Hours

  • Monday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Tuesday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wednesday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Thursday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Friday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday Closed
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