General Manager | Island Honda | Lithia Motors | Automotive | Multi Store Dealer Manager @ Lithia Motors, Inc. Highly motivated hands on Automotive General Manager in charge of variable and fixed operations. From January 2014 to January 2020 (6 years 1 month) Kahului | Maui | HawaiiVolunteer Head Soccer Coach @ Mission Viejo Soccer Club Coached...
General Manager | Island Honda | Lithia Motors | Automotive | Multi Store Dealer Manager @ Lithia Motors, Inc. Highly motivated hands on Automotive General Manager in charge of variable and fixed operations. From January 2014 to January 2020 (6 years 1 month) Kahului | Maui | HawaiiVolunteer Head Soccer Coach @ Mission Viejo Soccer Club Coached youth soccer for 10 consecutive seasons starting with AYSO - AYSO All Star coach - Pacific Soccer Club - Mission Viejo Soccer Club. Organized practices - coached games - enrolled and organized many tournaments in California and surrounding states. I had a group of 10 players who played on the team for all 10 seasons and some additional players came and went. My group of players, my youngest son (player), my older son (assistant coach), their families and I had so many fun times and so many great competitive games. I invested a lot of my time and money with not one regret. From March 1999 to November 2009 (10 years 9 months) Mission Viejo CaDealer Manager | Automotive @ Valley Isle Motors - Ford, Maui, Hawaii Simple - Increase volume and gross profit! I had a giant role in increasing new car market share and making the store highly profitable. I had a major impact in Valley Isle Motors increase in Ford sales ranking in Hawaii and a strong increase in Ford sales from the prior year in the state of Hawaii. October 2013 update - Valley Isle Motors has exceeded their 2012 volume Hawaii was up 76% over March of 2012. This performance was led by Valley Isle Motors up 176%!My specialty as an experienced | General Sales Manager | and prior | GSM | with | Automotive | General Manager | responsibilities has been to change the dynamic of the dealership. Motivational sales meetings - positive attitude - inventory management - new and used vehicle expertise - dealership advertising - lender knowledge - consumer understanding - award winning customer experience and so much more. I have a proven track record with documentation, references, and loyalty among so many employees. After 17 plus successful years with the Noarus Auto Group, I had the opportunity to move to Hawaii and I did! I resigned from Valley Isle Motors for a | General Manager | position with Lithia Motors at Island Honda. From October 2010 to December 2013 (3 years 3 months) Kahului, MauiGeneral Sales Manager/Motivational Speaker/Airport Marina Honda/ Airport Marina Ford/Toyota Place @ Noarus Auto Group / Toyota / Ford / Honda 2009 to 2010 I was named General Sales Manager of the Noarus Auto Groups flagship store Toyota Place, increasing new car market share (from approx 1.0% in the So California region when I started to 1.7% - a gigantic increase) - INCREASED profit by approx over $300,000 in monthly sales gross. Toyota Place under my leadership climbed the So Ca. rankings.I trained their team, promoted talented employees, recruited strong recruits and made it happen. The store did greater in new and pre-owned expectations (they were doing approx 30 used when I arrived and over 80 when I resigned) and won the Presidents award for 2010. I resigned for an opportunity in Hawaii. 2005 to 2009 | General Sales Manager | Airport Marina Honda running two locations until 2009.2002 to 2005 General Sales Manager | Automotive General Manager | responsibilities at Airport Marina Ford - the store was not performing well in 2002 after the tire recall - the owners wanted me to go in and turn it around. With the help of my staff, the store was a huge success 1999 - 2002 General Sales Manager | Automotive General Manager | responsibilities Airport Marina Honda. The store was a new purchase for the auto group and the store was a mess. I looked forward to the opportunity. After a couple of months the store exceeded expectations. #1 in gross average per unit in the U.S.A. among all Honda dealers for approx 2 consecutive years. Pre-owned went from approx 20 upon my arrival to an average of over 80 monthly (up to 127 pre-owned sold a month). Promoted in 1998 from F&I Mgr at Toyota of Garden Grove to Desk Manager at Airport Marina Ford in Los Angeles, Ca. (adding a 2 hour commute). Top desk manager and a great team we became extremely successful.Started with Noarus Auto Group in 1993 as a top sales rep at Toyota of Garden Grove - promoted to Finance Manager after one year. Worked at Toyota of Garden Grove in Finance for over four years as their TOP Finance manager (with documentation to prove it). From March 1993 to October 2010 (17 years 8 months) Orange County, Ca - Los Angeles, CaGeneral Manager | Lodi Toyota | Dealership Operations | Motivational Speaker | Philanthropist @ Lithia Motors, Inc. General Manager - oversee all departments - Dealership Operations Lodi Toyota
Lithia Motors, Inc.
General Manager | Island Honda | Lithia Motors | Automotive | Multi Store Dealer Manager
January 2014 to January 2020
Kahului | Maui | Hawaii
Mission Viejo Soccer Club
Volunteer Head Soccer Coach
March 1999 to November 2009
Mission Viejo Ca
Valley Isle Motors - Ford, Maui, Hawaii
Dealer Manager | Automotive
October 2010 to December 2013
Noarus Auto Group / Toyota / Ford / Honda
General Sales Manager/Motivational Speaker/Airport Marina Honda/ Airport Marina Ford/Toyota Place
March 1993 to October 2010
Orange County, Ca - Los Angeles, Ca
Lithia Motors, Inc.
General Manager | Lodi Toyota | Dealership Operations | Motivational Speaker | Philanthropist
What company does James Woods work for?
James Woods works for Lithia Motors, Inc.
What is James Woods's role at Lithia Motors, Inc.?
James Woods is General Manager | Island Honda | Lithia Motors | Automotive | Multi Store Dealer Manager
What industry does James Woods work in?
James Woods works in the Automotive industry.
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