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Bickart brings 20 years of experience in automotive sales and marketing to Team Velocity in his new role as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the nation’s Southwestern Region.
WASHINGTON, DC – 09/09/11: Leading automotive marketing agency Team Velocity Marketing (www.TeamVelocityMarketing.com) is proud to welcome Aaron Bickart as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the agency’s Southwestern Region. With 20 years of experience in the industry, Bickart is positioned to develop and lead top-performing sales teams to ensure Team Velocity stays on its ongoing path of growth.
Based in Scottsdale, AZ., Bickart stands out as a resilient, award-winning sales and marketing professional, equipped with a solid track record in accelerating revenue, motivating personnel, and securing and retaining key clientele. During his 11-year tenure with Reynolds & Reynolds, Bickart consistently surpassed quotes, boosting sales by an average of 128% per year as Director of Dealer Operations; previously, Bickart was the first recognized Variable Operations Sales Specialist to qualify for the 300 Sales Club four years in a row.
“As the markets change with uncontrollable conditions, I look forward to the challenge of giving my sales team insights into the auto industry’s marketing and advertising best practices while keeping them motivated to further grow Team Velocity, and of course, providing our valuable dealers with measurable results.”
In addition to his profound knowledge of the most successful sales and marketing strategies of the automotive industry, Bickart is thoroughly experienced in the areas of business consulting, client retention, retail merchandising, training and development, vendor relations, product development, and problem resolution, among others.
“We are proud to welcome Aaron into the Team Velocity family,” says Budd Blackburn, owner of Team Velocity Marketing. “Given Aaron’s impressive track record and passion for this industry, we look forward to having him grow existing markets and pave the way into new ones, in order to keep growing Team Velocity into the top-preferred marketing and advertising agency in the country for auto dealers.”
About Team Velocity:
Team Velocity is a digital targeted marketing company located in Dulles, Virginia and is exclusively devoted to the automotive industry. Founded in 2005, Team Velocity now serves dealers and associations throughout the U.S. Team Velocity provides data research and a broad range of marketing services for new and used car sales plus service marketing to its clients. Team Velocity utilizes proprietary technology (SmartFilter) that interfaces daily with its clients DMS and leading conquest databases to analyze historical and current data related to their sales and service transactions. This software is vital to Team Velocity’s capabilities to target prospective buyers of sales and service programs for its automotive dealers. Team Velocity was named one of the “Top 10 Companies to Watch in 2010” by AutoSuccess Magazine.