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 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 13).
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 23 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 the purchase of her pontoon. She likes to spend time with her friends and family going camping, boating, fishing, shopping, golfing and going to concerts. She is 30-years old and in a relationship with her soul mate Chris :) She loves being an auntie to her 1-year-old 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 on a Spyder), she loves to read and watch movies. She was married in 2009 and recently took up Yoga. Her next big purchase will be their first house this year.
Chris Ralph - Marine Manager

Chris Ralph

Marine Manager
Chris started working for Driven in January of 2004. He loves Snowmobiling along with hunting, boating, and shooting. He is 30 years old and currently in a relationship with a fellow Driven employee. Chris is master certified in Sea-Doo & Can-Am ATV and MSD Gold Certified in Polaris off-road, and Polaris snow . He is also a Graduate of Wyo Tech.
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 enjoys FIshing and Hunting in his spare time. He is 34 and single with two sons, Hunter age 9 and Gavin age 7.
Randy Eason - Parts/Shipping & Receiving

Randy Eason

Parts/Shipping & Receiving
Randy started for Driven October 2013. He has been working in this field for most of his life. His favorite power sports are watersports. He likes to hunt for fossils in his spare time, is 50-years old and married.
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 is 23, enjoys hanging out with his friends and family, and is a dog father to his sweet Grady girl.
Ryan Schwieger - Shop Hand

Ryan Schwieger

Shop Hand
Ryan began working for Driven June 6, 2013. He enjoys going to the lake, fishing, utilizing watercraft and UTVs (his favorite power sports), hanging out with friends, and sleeping. He is 18 and will be attending the University of Wyoming.
Taylor Peterson - Shop Hand

Taylor Peterson

Shop Hand
Taylor has been a jack-of-all-trades here for Driven since August 2014. He is asked to do (and does) anything and everything from working on machines to taking out the trash, with a specialization in taking care of tires. This 19-year-old's favorite powersport is riding anything with a motor, 4 tires, and more than 4" of ground clearance. He really enjoys going fishing, camping, riding units, boating, snowboarding, and is up to do any of the remainder of the whole shebang of outdoors activities, especially with family and friends.