Our People

Dan Gafford

Chairman and Co-Founder
Dan Gafford currently has more than 35 years of experience in the battery industry. Following his work with 3 national companies over more than 20 years in the automotive and commercial battery industry, Dan and his wife, Margaret Gafford founded Battery Solutions in Lubbock, TX in 2000. In 2005, following success with Battery Solutions, Dan and his family started retail operations with Battery Joe. Dan is a lifetime resident of Lubbock, TX. Following his graduation from Coronado High School, he served our country in the United States Army for 3 years. Dan’s specialties are sales, purchasing, and management, but he continues to bring innovation to his businesses with forward, out-of-the-box thought processes.

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Grant Gafford

President and Co-Founder
Grant Gafford serves as President and Co-Founder of Battery Joe, which was founded in 2005 by him and his family. Grant currently has 16 years of experience in retail and customer service, more than 12 years of experience in sales and management, and 10 years of specialized experience in the battery industry through his involvement as President of Battery Joe. Grant is a lifetime resident of Lubbock, TX. Following his graduation from Monterey High School, he studied Business while he attended Texas Tech University. Grant’s specialties are sales, real estate acquisition and development, purchasing and contract negotiation.

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Battery Joe Management Team
Dwane Lucus

S. Loop & University, Lubbock

Michael Valdez

82nd & Milwaukee, Lubbock

Zach Sarver

19th & Quaker, Lubbock

Jessie Lara

I-40 & Western, Amarillo

Jessie Lara

45th & Coulter, Amarillo

Jon Snow

W Loop 250 & Midland Drive, Midland

Chad Shipman

4132 Buffalo Gap Rd, Abilene