Jun 18, 2019
Jim Gee started his automotive career on his birthday, August 8th in 1991. He had a degree in finance and accounting when a friend of his suggested he apply to be an auditor for Burns Auto Group.
From there, Jim has held different titles at many of the Burns Auto Group Dealerships. He called RK Chevrolet his automotive home since 1999. Jim was put on the fast track to management. He worked the showroom floor for two months and was promoted to Sales Manager. “Management is management, just know the product or service that you are managing.”
While working the desk Jim making up to 60/70 deals on a Saturday. He then decided to go to NADA Academy to learn to be even more well rounded and be a more effective leader.
Jim feels lucky to have his accounting background, most General Sales Managers. Sales Managers have an accounting background. Jim believes “you have to learn where the money is” and part of that is knowing how to read financial statements. To be a good manager you have to know your team’s strengths and challenges so you know how to coach them. Tune in as Jim Gee discusses the power of having synergy with your dealership.
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