SOCIALDEALER Hires GM Veteran as Director of Corporate Development

Chicago, IL – April 3, 2012 – SOCIALDEALER, a leading social media management company that helps automotive dealers create, manage and monitor their social activities through one centralized web platform, is pleased to announce Brian Fjeldsted has joined the SOCIALDEALER team as the Director of Corporate Development. Brian comes to SOCIALDEALER with almost 20 years of experience at General Motors working in vehicle sales, service and marketing. He was responsible for Digital Business Development and consulting with automotive dealers to improve their performance.


“While I will miss all the great people and relationships I have made over the years at GM, I am really excited to be joining the team at SOCIALDEALER,” said Fjeldsted,  “I truly believe that this company has great products, services and people that will continue to propel it forward with tremendous growth.  The potential here at SOCIALDEALER is limitless and I look forward to developing and working with new partnerships in the coming days.”

“We are very excited to have Brian join our team,” reports Joe Castle, CEO and Founder of SOCIALDEALER. “The number of requests for SOCIALDEALER to work with OEM’s, ad agencies and technology partners has been tremendous thus far in 2012, and Brian’s automotive experience will be invaluable.”


In addition to Brian’s wealth of experience from GM, he has his MBA in International Business from California State University.  He lives with his wife and children in the Chicago suburbs.


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SOCIALDEALER is a social media management company that provides the industry’s only complete solution to help automotive dealers create, manage and monitor their social profiles, reputation, content, and engage with new and existing customers.  SOCIALDEALER offers expert assistance in the development and implementation of dealers’ social media strategy.

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