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40 Under 40 Honoree: Nick Varney | Varney Auto Group

Nick Varney is the vice president and general manager of Varney Auto Group located in Maine. He oversees many departments in his position, including digital marketing and social media, but is primarily focused on inventory management in 2024. Last year, he won his nomination for the inaugural CBT News 40 Under 40 Award, recognizing automotive professionals for their contributions to their dealerships and the car business as a whole. To learn more about his career journey and his plans for the future, CBT News anchor Jim Fitzpatrick joins Varney for an exclusive interview.

Key Takeaways

1. Varney has played a crucial role in helping the dealership group balance its inventory in line with demand since the COVID pandemic. His efforts have helped the company boost profit margins and maintain impressive vehicle turnover rates.

2. His proudest achievement is his graduation from the National Automobile Dealers Association Academy. Although he is a second-generation retailer, Varney was the first in his family to network with others in the industry and integrate his dealership group into the wider automotive community.

3. In the next five years, Varney hopes to help his dealership group expand across its current region and assist his team members as they continue delivering excellent service to customers daily.

Read Nick Varney’s complete CBT News 40 Under 40 profile here.

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Colin Velez
Colin Velez
Colin Velez is a staff writer/reporter for CBT News. After obtaining his bachelor’s in Communication from Kennesaw State University in 2018, he kicked off his writing career by developing marketing and public relations material for various industries, including travel and fashion. Throughout the next four years, he developed a love for working with journalists and other content creators, and his passion eventually led him to his current position. Today, Colin writes news content and coordinates stories with auto-industry insiders and entrepreneurs throughout the U.S.

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