Courtesy Ford Lincoln - Q+A with the Eansor Sisters

This spring, we had the opportunity to interview sisters Meghan Ruffilli + Ashley Eansor, of Courtesy Ford Lincoln. This feature is included in the Summer Mama Guide, a shopping guide channelling everything June 2019's - The Modern Mom Show is all about!! We hope you enjoy a glimpse into the day to day of this incredible family run business + talented sister duo. 


Q: As two sisters working together so closely, did you always know you both would end up in careers within the family business at Courtesy Ford Lincoln?

No! Meghan had originally planned on attending law school! Her path lead her to the family business full time when her Dad, Bill, asked her to fill an open Management position with Courtesy Ford Lincoln. Although passionate about the automotive business her entire life, Meghan thought a career outside of the family business was for her. After taking on her position with Courtesy Ford Lincoln, she quickly changed her mind, finding a passion and love within this family-run automotive business!

Ashley studied illustration, with the intention of acquiring a career at an advertising agency. She soon realized the opportunity and demand for marketing within the dealership. This lead her to a full-time position as Courtesy Ford Lincoln’s Marketing Manager.

Q: Tell us what customer experience can be expected when walking through the doors at Courtesy Ford Lincoln.

Customers can expect to receive a warm welcome and outstanding experience!  As twenty consecutive year winners of Ford Motor Company’s prestigious ‘President’s Award’, our customers are our top priority. Education is a big part of our customer care, allowing well informed decisions on the purchase of a vehicle or service need.

Q: What is the best thing about working with your family members?

We are a very close family and love the fact that we get to spend time with each other everyday!

Q: Meghan, you recently welcomed a new baby boy into the world! Can you tell us how your day to day has changed since becoming a mama?

It certainly starts earlier! I have a new appreciation for all mama’s. It’s hard work, but the most rewarding kind I have ever experienced. My son, Santino (Sonny) is four months old, and I bring him to work with me everyday! As every mama knows, it requires lots of planning and organizing to ensure that both you and babe are ready to take on the day. I now have to find balance between being the best Mom I can be for Sonny, while still giving it my all at the office!

Q: What vehicle do you feel is best for you, since welcoming Sonny into the family?

Any large Ford or Lincoln SUV! Since becoming a new parent, extra space to fit all of my new “baby equipment” is a requirement.  My husband and I also love to travel, and have large black lab, so we need all the space we can get! The Lincoln Navigator, Ford Expedition and Explorer work best for our family. The all New 2020 Lincoln Aviator will soon be a great fit for us as well!

Q: Ashley, how does the first 60-90 minutes of your day start?

I start my day at 6am, enjoying a cup of coffee before heading to Combine Fitness for a workout. From there I head home, shower, and get ready for the work day, which begins at roughly 8:30 am.

Q: As the Marketing Manager, do you feel its hard to get away from your job after business hours, when it comes to managing social media?

Yes, absolutely! I find the prime time to post on social media are during after hours. Preparing posts and marketing material ahead of time, along with a well-planned social calendar, help me manage that.

Q: How does Courtesy Ford Lincoln give back to the London community?


As a family owned and operated business, it is very important for us to give back to our local community! Our main focus is supporting families in crisis or in need. We work with several charitable organizations by contributing throughout the year. These include: Ronald McDonald House - Southwestern Ontario, The Red Shoe Society, London Food Bank and Children’s Health Foundation.

As board members of Red Shoe Society London, Meghan is currently Vice President, while Ashley holds the roll of Marketing and Communications Chair. Their younger brother, Billy, is a member of Children’s Health Foundations Young Leaders as well!

Q: Are there any exciting events or sales happening this summer at Courtesy Ford Lincoln?

We are hosting an Exclusive Spring Sales Event in May 2019 and June 2019. The sale will include special pricing on all Ford inventory, especially F150 and Escape!

TMMS' guests will also have the opportunity to see the Ford Explorer XLT in person, sit in it and see all the features!!  We also will be hosting The OVer Company’s Summer Mama Popup event this August! Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

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Find this feature + so much more in TMMS' Summer Mama Guide at www.themodernmomshow.com  
We hope you'll join us at The Modern Mom Show this June 7+8!! 





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