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Muinos brings over seventeen years auto industry experience and OEM insight to leading auto dealer CRM provider
San Clemente, CA - Sept 2, 2009 - Leading automotive CRM provider DealerSocket, member of the Inc. 5000 and winner of the Red Herring North American 100 award, announced today the addition of industry pro Reuben Muinos to the DealerSocket management team as Director of Business Development. In his new role, Muinos will focus on continuing to grow DealerSocket's OEM relationships and building additional business with large dealer groups.Prior to joining DealerSocket, Reuben Muinos was with the Galpin Motors organization for a combined 17 years. In addition to being the number one volume Ford dealer in world for 19 consecutive years, Galpin is one of the most honored dealership groups in automotive history. Reuben has worked in many facets during his tenure at Galpin including E-commerce Director and technology advisor for all of Galpin's franchises which includes Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Mazda, Jaguar, Volvo, Honda, Aston Martin and Saturn. As e-Commerce Director, Reuben propelled Galpin Ford to the number one e-Commerce store in the nation according to Ford Motor Company. In addition to his experience at Galpin, Reuben has been a featured contributor to many top tier industry magazines, conferences and seminars. He has traveled the country providing advice to dealerships, OEMs and dealer groups on how to best use technology to drive sales. "Reuben is an incredible asset and DealerSocket is very pleased to have a top notch industry veteran of his caliber join our team," said Matt Redden, DealerSocket Vice President of Sales. "DealerSocket has seen tremendous growth in our OEM and dealer group business. We have a focused offering for OEMs that enables better communication with dealers and visibility for the dealer and OEM to better interact and serve customers. With Reuben on board and solely focused on building these relationships we anticipate continued growth and success in both areas." ABOUT DEALERSOCKET With the power to manage sales, service, CSI and marketing, DealerSocket's Customer Relationship Management solution is a single tool enabling all automotive dealership departments to achieve optimum results. DealerSocket provides dealers with the most comprehensive automotive CRM solution available today, allowing dealers to save critical time and money, while also increasing sales staff effectiveness. More than 50,000 users at nearly 1000 dealerships throughout the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Australia now leverage DealerSocket's automotive CRM solution to optimize and manage marketing activities, sales processes, customer satisfaction and retention, and service department operations. Based in San Clemente, California, DealerSocket has won numerous awards and industry recognition, including being named Best Overall Company globally in the 2008 International Business Awards. DealerSocket is recognized by Deloitte & Touche as one of the fastest growing companies in North America. More information is available at www.dealersocket.com.