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Engaging business professional with years of client-focused experience in the hospitality, online marketplace and automotive industries. A competent researcher with proficient writing and content creation skills. Recipient of a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration degree (BSBA) from the University of Phoenix - Albuquerque, NM campus.

4 Qualities Every Great Leader Needs in the Dealership

Finding a list of top leadership qualities is rather simple - a good listener, a team player, inspire others, and so on. But what...
work-life balance

How to Create a Good Work-Life Balance

Many of us in the auto industry are familiar with the term “bell-to-bell” as a means of expressing the long hours' sales staff work...
culture

How to Turn Around a Toxic Dealership Culture

Working for an automotive retailer can be both challenging and rewarding. Dealerships with a healthy company culture provide equal opportunity to interact with different...
conflict

6 Strategies to Manage Conflict and Improve Working Relationships

Conflict among people is a tale as old as time. Much like any other business collective, automotive retailers can become gossip factories or feel...
diversity

How to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in Your Dealership

There are numerous headlines across print, online and social media platforms addressing the pros of diversity in the workplace. This goes beyond simply meeting...
electric vehicle

Will EV Production Match Consumer Demand?

Innovative automaker Tesla continues to dominate America’s headlines, exploring new markets for electric vehicles and reshaping the discussion of mobility in the coming age....
repair guidevideo

Jim Roche of Cox Automotive Explains How the KBB Auto Repair Guide Can Help...

On today's show, Cox Automotive Vice President, Jim Roche joins CBT to discuss the many capabilities of Kelley Blue Book's brand new auto repair...
auction volumevideo

Inventory and Auction Volume: The Latest from J.D. Power’s Larry Dixon

On today's edition of CBT News, we speak to Larry Dixon, Senior Director of valuation services at J.D. Power. Larry gives us an update...
compliance officers

Do Dealerships Really Need Compliance Officers?

The quick answer is yes. Dealerships are required by law to have on-site compliance officers. Compliance officers help protect dealerships from violating state and...
sales satisfaction

Takeaways from J.D. Power’s 2019 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index Study

J.D. Power just released its annual Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study, and once again, Porsche has topped the list in sales satisfaction for a...
dealersvideo

How ReconVelocity is Helping Dealers Set a New Standard for Vehicle Reconditioning

On today's show, we're pleased to welcome back Hugh Hathcock, owner of ReconVelocity and Kalah McCoy, Executive Vice President at ReconVelocity. The pair discuss...

Which F&I Products Should You Sell Online?

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek explains why making all of your F&I products available online may not increase profits, and...

Improving the Point of Sale Presentation

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks with guest host Michael Roppo, President of Automotive Management Resources, to discuss improving...

Having the Willingness to Win

The retail auto industry can often times feel like a race. Sometimes we're racing against coworkers or the competition, while other times we're racing...

A House Divided Will Not Stand

"A house divided will not stand." Make sure your heart and mind are in the same place when you come in today. Jonathan Dawson...