Les Eck is the second-generation owner of Rusty Eck Ford in Wichita, Kansas, which his father started in 1953. Les Eck has been the president since 1997, and under his leadership, the dealership has expanded significantly. In addition, the facility now makes use of cutting-edge technology, machinery, and diagnostic equipment in its daily operations.
Apart from his professional activities, Les Eck is a great supporter of local community and charitable causes and has donated money and time to such organizations as the American Diabetes Association, Wichita State University, the Race for the Cure, and the American Red Cross. Mr. Eck established Adopt-A-School (www.adoptaschoolkansas.com) in Wichita in 2002, with the goal of aligning local business executives with local schools and asking them for donations to buy textbooks, supplies, nutrition, and equipment. Through a series of regular fundraising events, Adopt-A-School has successfully raised thousands of dollars annually. Rusty Eck Ford also donates a vehicle to the cause every year.