Staff

Staff

About the staff and pictures

Don Higbee - President/Owner

Don Higbee

President/Owner
Don and his wife, Karen, took over Karst Motorsports in 2007 and renamed Driven Powersports in 2011. He has run businesses for more than 20 years and is a power sports enthusiast so it is a great fit! His favorite power sports are ATVs followed by boats and watercraft. Don is on the UXC Racing/Factory Polaris team racing ATVs. He is married with a teenage daughter and enjoys spending his free time (what there is of it) with his family and travelling.
Karen Higbee - Vice President/Owner

Karen Higbee

Vice President/Owner
Karen, along with her husband Don, took over November 2007. She is the heart and soul of the operation. When asked, she says she does not have a favorite power sport - it's would be like choosing a favorite child, you just can't! When not pursuing her out of doors interests, Karen likes to read and cook in her spare time along with spending family time with Don and their daughter, Stephanie (age 16).
Barry Jones - General Manager

Barry Jones

General Manager
Barry joined the family in 1991 when Driven was still Karst. His favorite power sport is snowmobiling - he loves to be in the mountains! He loves spending time with his family (wife Amanda and daughters Brooklynn and Lynnlee), especially at the mountain or the lake. He has been in the powersports industry for 25 years and really enjoys what he does.
Danielle Peterson - AR/AP/Office

Danielle Peterson

AR/AP/Office
Danielle started when Driven was Karst in March 2004. She can handle parts, sales, and service in addition to her current duties. She enjoys ATV trail riding and recently became a bigger fan of boating with her pontoon ownership experience. She likes to spend time with her friends and family going camping, boating, fishing, shopping, golfing and going to concerts. She is in a relationship with her soul mate Chris :) She loves being an auntie to her precious and precocious niece Adalie and dog-mom to her baby boy, Bronx.
Rae Appel - Title Clerk/Finance

Rae Appel

Title Clerk/Finance
Rae became a member of the Driven team on 6/13/12. She loves all Power Sports except for those snow ones - Brrrrr!!!! When she isn't riding on her ATV or with her husband on his motorcycle (or by herself, for that matter), she loves to read and watch movies. She was married in 2009 and recently took up Yoga. Her family grew in 2015 with her kitty, Cooli, and her daughter, Dellarose. Add Gimli, the dog, and it's a full house that they purchased also in 2015!
Chris Ralph - Marine Manager

Chris Ralph

Marine Manager
Chris started working for Driven in January of 2004. He is a Graduate of Wyo Tech. He is currently in a long-term relationship with a fellow Driven employee and they enjoy camping with their sweet energetic black lab when not snowmobiling, boating, shooting or hunting. Chris moved to manage the Marine department when it grew so large it needed its own building in 2015.
Ty Svejkovsky - Sales Manager

Ty Svejkovsky

Sales Manager
Ty started for Driven's predecessor, Karst, in April 1998. He is currently the sales manager, but has worked in most of the other departments as well. He loves all Power Sports and he takes his sons, Hunter and Gavin, to fishing tournaments during the summer and hunting during the fall.
Hayden Traxler - Parts and Receiving

Hayden Traxler

Parts and Receiving
Hayden started with Driven January 10th, 2010. He just graduated High school and is already attending Casper College. Hayden enjoys coming to work and his favorite power sports activity is Snowmobiling.
Brian Howard - Service Manager

Brian Howard

Service Manager
Brian joined the Driven family in November 2014. He has been married for over 25 years and has spent 22 of those in the service industry. His favorite powersport is ATV riding, but he also enjoys golfing, fishing, and spending time in and on the mountains.
Jeff Robinson - Service Technician

Jeff Robinson

Service Technician
Jeff joined Driven in June 2013. He specializes in transmissions and axle boots. His favorite power sports equipment is Polaris UTVs, stand-up jet skis, and dirtbikes with squishy seats. He enjoys travelling, hunting, and fishing in his spare time.
Rick Seegmiller - Technician

Rick Seegmiller

Technician
Rick started for Driven March 2014. He really enjoys the reduced stress levels and thinks it's a great place to work. He has been a mechanic since he was 13 and can work on just about anything. His favorite power sport is an ATV. He enjoys spending time with his family in his spare time, his wife Sherry, sons Daniel and Tanner, and daughter Brittany along with his 2 dogs and cat.
Garrett Hill - Technician

Garrett Hill

Technician
Garrett started for Driven in December 2013 after he graduated in 2012 as a snowmobile technician from Wyo Tech. His favorite Power Sports are snowmobiles and side by sides. He loves camping, hunting, fishing and anything outdoors. He also loves vacations and recently returned from Belize. Garrett just bought his first house, enjoys hanging out with his friends and family, and is a dog father to his sweet Grady girl.
Gerald Steeley - Shop Hand

Gerald Steeley

Shop Hand
David Osborn - Mechanic

David Osborn

Mechanic
Lyle Hartman - Mechanic

Lyle Hartman

Mechanic