Vince Tunzi Joins izmocars as National Field Operations Manager
Auto industry veteran to focus on implementation of izmocars auto business solutions in dealerships across the country, including AOA which is generating $475 in average accessories revenue increases for dealerships across the country
San Francisco, California—October 31, 2011—izmocars (www.izmocars.com) a leading provider of automotive business solutions today announced that auto industry veteran and process training expert Vince Tunzi has been named National Field Operations Manager. In this role, Tunzi will oversee izmocars’ national consulting team, which is dedicated to the successful implementation and execution of izmocars solutions at auto dealerships across the country. Tunzi’s mandate includes further expansion of the company’s innovative process for accessory sales that has increased average accessories revenue-per-vehicle by $475, net profits by 28% and gross margins by 45% for hundreds of US dealerships.
“We are excited to welcome Vince to the izmocars team, as we further increase the penetration of our solutions in dealerships across the country” said Sidney Haider, Vice President of izmocars. “Vince is a true industry veteran whose 25 years working in dealerships makes him a true expert on the in-the-trenches challenges of dealerships, while his decade of experience at Toyota makes him uniquely qualified to understand the needs of our entire client base. We know that process is as important as the technology itself for the successful implementation of digital solutions, and Vince’s training and process leadership will be key to further expanding our clients’ success. We also look forward to his insights as we continue to evolve and enhance our products.”
izmocars provides dealerships with products including: website and online marketing solutions; enterprise-level automotive CRM; iConsult – sales performance coaching and AddOnAuto, an in-store accessories sales solution. izmocars is also the world's leader in interactive media content for the automotive industry.
“I am excited to join the outstanding team at izmocars, and to use my experience to provide car dealers with the training and tools they need to maximize izmocars tools and solutions,” said Tunzi. “In an economy that continues to challenge, the innovative products and results offered by izmocars are essential for dealers as they look for ways to further diversify and increase revenue. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to help izmocars’ dealership clients increase sales and achieve even greater ROI."
Previously, Tunzi served as a National Process Consultant for Toyota. During his 10-year tenure at Toyota, Tunzi not only helped with the highly successful launch of the SCION brand, but was also a member of the core team responsible for implementing sales and service processes. Tunzi’s background also includes providing training to sales staff and managers for hundreds of dealers through the Chicago Automobile Dealer Association, and four years as a Dealer Evaluator with J.D. Power and Associates for Ford's Blue Oval and Mazda's Winners Circle programs.
Prior to his consulting career, Tunzi worked in dealerships for 25 years, holding diverse positions including Porter, Prep Manager, New and User Car Sales Person, Assistant Service Manager, Finance Manager, Sales Manager, Used Car Manager, General Sales Manager and ultimately General Manager.
izmocars is a leading provider of Automotive Business Solutions including: Website and Online Marketing Solutions, Enterprise-level Automotive CRM, iConsult – Sales Performance Coaching and AddOnAuto – an In-Store Accessories Sales Solution. izmocars is also the world's leader in Interactive Media Content for the automotive industry. Founded in 2002, izmocars services some of the most successful eDealers in the country. izmocars is based in San Francisco, with offices in Long Beach, CA, Chattanooga, TN, Philadelphia, PA, and Brussels in Europe. For more information, go to www.izmocars.com.