Addison Verklas

Director of Strategic Systems
Pompano Beach, FL

Addison Verklas has made an indelible mark on the automotive industry. His 15-year journey has seen him rise from a sales associate to his current role as Director of Strategic Systems at AutoNation, Inc.

Throughout his career, Addison has amassed a series of accolades that underscore his proficiency and innovation in his field. He has multiple President’s Club Awards, attesting to his exceptional skills in sales management and eCommerce, including:

  • President’s Club Award – Sales Management (2015): This award came as a result of leading the country’s top eCommerce sales team in 2014.
  • President’s Club Award – Innovation (2014): Addison’s creation of a tool that boosted call center productivity earned him this recognition.
  • AutoNation’s Answer The Call Award (2013): He designed a UI dashboard that drastically reduced the time sales consultants needed to access critical documents.
  • President’s Club Award – eCommerce (2012): For achieving the highest eCommerce sales, with a remarkable closing ratio and product penetration ratio.

Addison’s work has significantly improved the efficiency of AutoNation’s systems, enhancing both the customer experience and associate productivity. He led pivotal projects like AutoNation Express and streamlined the central call center operations.

Outside of his professional achievements, Addison enjoys gaming, EDM, and traveling with his family. Addison Verklas is not just a leader; he’s a strategic thinker whose contributions have left a lasting mark on AutoNation and the automotive industry.