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Does anyone have the contact information for Ernie Beckman Jr. Ernie retired from Ford recently. He coordinated the auto shows including the Chicago area. He has one of the two Ford Falcon Cayuse concept cars made by Dearborn Steel Tubing, I have the second one. I would like to contact him. Any leads would greatly be appreciated.
 

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Contact DST Industries. He went back to work for them after retiring.
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"Today, Beckman, having retired January 1 from Ford Motor Company, is back where he started – DST Industries, Inc. in Romulus, Mich. – as vice president and general manager of its prototype division.

Call it “coming full circle” since working with prototypes is something Beckman did at Ford when he began in 1978, his second job after graduating with a business degree from the University of Michigan (he’d started in the engineering school and later transferred to marketing). The first job? At DST, where his father, Ernie Sr., managed the prototype program for Lincoln-Mercury until his retirement in 1984.
At Ford, Beckman Jr. moved to Lincoln a year or so after joining the automaker. In the 1980s, he worked in Ford Racing, moving in and out of auto shows, becoming manager of motor sports at Ford in 1992 and two years later, auto show manager at Ford Division. By 2005, Beckman was managing auto shows for both Ford and Lincoln-Mercury and a year later, completing another full circle, took over responsibility for the company’s prototype vehicles. Beckman says the biggest changes he saw in the auto show business was in the sophistication of processes related to managing the 80 shows with which Ford is involved."
 
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