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Austin Ledgerwood is Vice President at Cover Genius, where he is responsible for leading key business goals and objectives with automotive mobility partners. As part of the leadership team, Austin drives client acquisition efforts by designing and executing strategic initiatives for Cover Genius. Prior to his current role, Austin served as the Sr Director of Client Performance for Flexdrive. Leading the Client Performance team, Austin’s focus was to grow and develop partnerships with rideshare platforms and large automotive groups. Before joining the Flexdrive team, Austin was the Retail Advantage Director of Business Development for Cox Automotive, focused on client strategy, which includes client acquisition and client management. Austin has also served as the Director of Finance, Commercial and Major Dealer, where he oversaw the credit and collection management of Cox Automotive's Commercial and Major Dealer portfolio. You can get in touch with Austin on LinkedIn or follow Cover Genius on Twitter.
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In today's segment, we’re pleased to welcome back John Fitzpatrick, President and CEO of Force Marketing, who provides CBT with a weekly marketing update....
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Coronavirus Coverage Central

CBT Automotive Network is providing up-to-date coverage on the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on auto dealers, automakers, and dealership personnel