Notifications & Messages

Jared Hamilton
From: Jared Hamilton
Hey - It’s time to join the thousands of other dealer professionals on DrivingSales. Create an account so you can get full access to the articles, discussions and people that are shaping the future of the automotive industry.
×
Industry Press Releases

Industry Press Releases Industry Press Releases

Exclusive Blog Posts

5 Tips on Delegating Tasks to Underperforming Employees

5 Tips on Delegating Tasks to Underperforming Employees

No matter how carefully you hire or how well you manage your human resources, some employees simply don’t perform to the level you want them to. They…

Most Valuable Insight Finalist - Doug Van Sach

Most Valuable Insight Finalist - Doug Van Sach

Prioritize Your Prospects: Uncover Clues to Predict Who Will Buy Next Each year, the average customer test drives fewer vehicles. Given the fewer opport…

What to Expect as Driverless Cars Go Mainstream

What to Expect as Driverless Cars Go Mainstream

While the era of driverless vehicles is rapidly approaching, there is still a great deal of confusion and speculation regarding the full impact and the…

5 Ways to Upsell Without Sounding Like a Pushy Car Sales Rep

5 Ways to Upsell Without Sounding Like a Pushy Car Sales Rep

One of the keys to making a profit is the upsell. If you want to claim a heftier commission, upselling is a necessity. However, upselling is an art that sa…

Most Valuable Insight Finalist - Jim Roach

Most Valuable Insight Finalist - Jim Roach

Using Artificial Intelligence to Prioritize Customer Engagement If only one salesman came to work today, what is the first opportunity he should act upo…

OAK BROOK, IL (December 21, 2009) - Larry Beasley has been named Senior Director of Performance Management at vAuto, a provider of used-car inventory management systems for the nation's franchised and independent car dealers.  Beasley will be responsible for developing and managing best practice workshops for vAuto's over 2,000 rooftop customers. Beasley was previously with Sonic Automotive Group, working as their Eastern and Western Used Vehicle Director as well as their Regional Used Vehicle Director. Prior to his tenure at Sonic, Beasley was the Vice President of Operations at Budget Car Sales, where he managed 13 locations in the Eastern Division. "Larry's extensive experience in automotive retail as well as his ability to identify and capitalize on current market trends makes him a great addition to the vAuto Performance Management Team," said John Griffin, vAuto's vice president of performance management. "We are excited as well as honored to have the opportunity to work with and learn from one of the industry's best." Beasley has been a member of the GM Certified Used Vehicle Dealer workgroup since 2004.  He has also been a frequent guest speaker for the National Remarketing Conference. In addition, he has been a speaker with Manheim, CarMax, and ADESA at NABD where he taught industry best practice workshops. Beasley received his B.A. in Business Administration from East Texas State University in Texarkana, Texas, and attended the General Motors Business Development School. Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, Ill., vAuto also maintains a research and development center in Austin, Texas. The company's "Live Market View" technology currently allows more than 2,000 dealers to manage their used-car inventories based on comprehensive supply-and-demand information mined by vAuto for their specific market area. Details on millions of pre-owned vehicles are maintained and updated on a daily basis within vAuto's database. The nation's five highest-volume franchised dealerships by brand currently use vAuto pricing, appraisal, stocking, and merchandising systems. vAuto was recently ranked number 22 in Inc. Magazine's 2009 annual ranking of the fastest-growing, privately held companies in America. The company's chairman and founder, Dale Pollak maintains a blog for the discussion of used-car trends at www.dalepollak.com. More information on vAuto is available at www.vAuto.com. Media Contacts: Michelle Black vAuto Phone: +1.630.590.2023 E-mail: mblack@vauto.com

 Unlock all of the community & features  Join Now