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Director of Interactive Media
Dealer Communications

“It's clear that Arnold is passionate about Digital Marketing as well as the automotive industry and conveys that passion into everything he does. He is a thought leader and his ability to execute complex and well attended conferences, such as Digital Dealer, is a testament to his strong work ethic and professional abilities.” October 27, 2011

1st Jessica FieldingSocial Advertising Manager, ADP Dealer Services

“Arnold is one of the brightest, hard working people in the Automotive world. His passion for new ideals to engage customers to produce results for Dealers is unsurpassed. Arnold is someone i would definitely recommend as a true difference maker.” October 25, 2011

1st Stephen BridgesManaging Partner / Director of Sales, Today's Dealer Solutions

“I have worked with Arnold on several occasion relating to digital automotive media strategies. He is an amazing resource that has provided us an invaluable service my companies online marketing plan. He is friendly, articulate and pleasant to work with.

Recently I had reached out to Arnold for his input on way's that we could maximize my limited budget for an upcoming industry event. He was able to explain the different packages available with reach and potential ROI in layman's terms for me. I would strongly recommend his services to anyone that is looking to market services to automotive dealers.” October 24, 2011

1st James StaytonFounder, Giri Media

“Arnold is a terrific conversationalist. He is about as passionate as can be. He is also a great listener. I always enjoy my interactions with Arnold and he knows he has got an open invitation to Blue Hole Mineral Spring.” October 23, 2011

1st Matt LamoureuxVice President of Business Development, DealerRater

“I've known Arnold for about 5 years now, and in that time not only has he continued to be a trusted resource but also a personal friend. Arnold has an uncanny ability to see whats on the horizon and stay on the cutting edge while discarding the "Digital Chaff" that can bog down a business and lead to wasted time and effort. I look to him as a trusted resource and sounding board whenever I consider strategies and products both Professionally and Personally.
Furthermore his Marketing and Management skills are some of the best in the business. I've attended every Digital Dealer since DD3 and have never seen either the turn-out or a Conference that size run as efficiently as the Events he was involved with. He is passionate, professional and personable and would be an excellent asset to any organization he becomes affiliated with.” October 23, 2011

1st Bryan ArmstrongGeneral Sales Manager/e-Commerce Director, Menlove Toyota Scion

“Many things could be said about Arnold's work experience, however his strongest asset is one that cannot be measured in terms of skills. Arnold is one of the most dedicated and passionate people I know. Whatever endeavor he chooses, he commits himself whole-heartedly to. Whether it's applying a new technology, writing an educational piece, or working with a client, Arnold takes the time to understand every facet of every angle. This attention to detail has been reflected in a wide array of successes. It also allows him to speak with a level of authenticity that is extremely rare in the auto industry. I can't wait to see what Arnold commits himself to, next.” October 22, 2011

1st Bill PlayfordVice President and Partner, DealerKnows LLC

“Arnold Tijerina is one of the most intelligent and savvy automotive media professionals I know. His contributions to Dealer Communications are many and I've had the pleasure of working with him for the last couple of years. He possesses a laser-focused strategy and business acumen that's always about supporting automotive dealers and their operations. He is a consummate professional, a leader in automotive media & marketing and he's an asset to our industry.” October 21, 2011

1st Kathi KrusePresident, Kruse Control Inc.

“Arnold has an amazing grasp of Digital Marketing, Social Media and its practical application to the retail automotive industry. Arnold communicates regularly with an extensive network of interactive media experts and is always on the cutting edge of changes in our industry. He is a tremendous asset to the automotive world.” October 21, 2011

1st Mike MarshallSFE Facilitator, Maritz Performance Improvement

“Arnold has made himself a leading expert in the automotive industry. He is one of the best I have seen at networking through social media and at cultivating relationships to form more dynamic business results. He is well-known within our industry as well as well-respected. As a vendor he was quite reliable and I felt confident investing in his company. He's an all around great guy with a ton of knowledge!” October 21, 2011

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

1st Erin Zaborac 

“Arnold is the "voice" of Automotive Digital Media. He lives and breathes digital, has all the latest gagets, and easily translates what works into simple, real-world strategies for Car Dealer's. We worked together when Arnold sold Internet Marketing solutions for HomeNet Automotive. I know Arnold to be an exceptional communicator who offers insightful commentary on internet marketing concepts, and issues related to Digital Marketing. If you want a person passionate about Automotive Digital Media, Arnold would make a great addition to any Team.” October 20, 2011

1st Rick WatsonSenior Account Executive - Western Region, HomeNet Automotive LLC

“Arnold is an outstanding individual with a lot of talent. I was even more impressed when I met him personally in Vegas. All around good guy. Best of luck Arnold.” October 20, 2011

1st Fran Taylor, Automotive Sales Training ExpertPresident & CEO, Taylor Techniques inc.

“Arnold is a master at social media marketing. He's a great teacher, loves to share his knowledge, and knows how to get the job done. It was great working with him.” October 20, 2011

1st Susan TysonMarketing Director, Digital Dealer Conference, Dealer Communications

“There are very few people that truly understand the world of Social Media and what it means to businesses in today's business climate. Arnold understands the online social world that we live in today. Arnold would be a valuable person to have on your team to navigate your online objectives and understanding the digital world we are competing in today.” October 20, 2011

1st Layton JuddJanitor/Discombobulator/Co-CEO, 3Birds Marketing

“I've known Arnold Tijerina for years. From the time he was in retail automotive, I knew that he had a razor-sharp understanding of all things digital marketing. His foray into the vendor world, and not an educational conference and publishing firm like Dealer Communications only strengthens his skill regarding social media. His personality and passion complement each other to succeed in today's digital age.” October 19, 2011

1st Joe WebbFounder, DealerKnows LLC

“Arnold is on top when it comes to keeping up with the digital age in the automotive industry. He is a well respected resource for the latest news and developments for online marketing and social media. I believe that he is one of the experts in this field and he has the knowledge and experience to communicate his messages and writings with authority. If not for Arnold and his untiring efforts, the Digital Dealer Conferences may have taken a step backward. Instead, they continue to set records and are great success story for this economy and the auto industry. He's a great person with passion and drive and I am happy to have the opportunity to offer this recommendation for Arnold Tijerina.” October 19, 2011

1st Dan PetermeierInternet Sales Director, Brooklyn Park Imports / KIA of Brooklyn Park

“To attend an event like the Digital Dealer Conventions can be a daunting task. For the past two years that task has been easier. Through processes and systems that Arnold has set into place the communication and information you need to make the most of your time at these events has improved many fold. Arnold always is ahead of the curve on the latest trends in Digital Communication and somehow he also finds the time to take a lot of pictures? Arnolds efforts has improved the ROI that we get investing both the time and money for me to attend these events. My learning curve has risen directly because of his efforts and hard work. Arnold holds the respect of so many people throughout the national automotive industry, mine included.” October 19, 2011

1st A. J. MaidaDigital Marketing Manager, Papa's Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Viper

“Arnold is a great person with a ton of drive. Just look what he has done for Digital Dealer the last 2 years! His connections in the industry are fantastic and he is very well respected by many of the Automotive business leaders of today. He definitely would be someone I would personally strongly recommend to any organization looking to improve it's market share or awareness.

Sean Stapleton
Chief Sales Officer VinSolutions” October 19, 2011

1st Sean StapletonChief Sales Officer, VinSolutions

“Arnold is a solid guy to work with. He has limitless energy and tackles any project with vengeance. I am glad to have him on my side. His knowledge of Social Marketing has been very helpful to me in developing my client base.” October 19, 2011

1st Joe BirchOwner, In-House Graphics Inc.

“Arnold has brought tremendous improvement and benefit as the Director of Interactive Media at Dealer Communications. I have worked directly with Arnold in several different roles, including as a speaker at the Digital Dealer conferences, as a presenter with online training hosted by Dealer Communications, and as a participant at the Digital Dealer Conferences. Arnold's close attention to detail combined with his ability to keep abreast of this fast-moving automotive market have enabled him to be one of the few leaders in this industry. He has brought new ideas and innovative approaches that have not only improved the content of the Digital Dealer Conferences, but have also helped them reach record attendance levels. I highly recommend Arnold Tijerina to anyone that is seeking a leader in Automotive.” October 19, 2011

1st Kevin FryeeCommerce Director, Jeff Wyler Automotive Family

“From day one, Arnold has been a source of tremendous personal and professional support. He knows everyone in the industry and has been generous with his guidance. As an online marketer for Digital Dealer, I see him invested with being above the curve and delivering dealers an educational but fun experience. He is always thinking of new and creative ways to engage attendees and market in unconventional ways. I highly recommend Arnold as a friend and peer.” September 14, 2011

1st April RainDigital Development and Training Supervisor, Cuneo Advertising

Director of Community and Dealer Services

“Arnold is a social guy. Smart and skilled, Arnold made a lot of really great things happen within our company. He engaged our user community creating involvement and social response that was greatly needed. Arnold also helped to innovate and organize internal processes that were very effective in our small-business start-up. He's reliable, hardworking and... pretty funny too.” March 3, 2011

1st Tommy BayDirector of Marketing,

“Arnold Tijerina is a consummate professional and a true leader in automotive digital marketing. Arnold is an exceptional trainer and strong advocate of dealer education for the betterment of our industry. I would recommend Arnold as a leader, consultant or team member of any digital marketing company or dealership.” March 3, 2011

1st Rob FontanoDigital Sales & Marketing Director, Marazzi Motors

“I highly recommend Arnold Tijerina. Arnold is a rare breed in our politically correct world. Arnold will tell you exactly how he sees it and he usually spot on with his assessments. Arnold has a contagious personality that has made him an A player in today's industry. I have been privelaged to work with Arnold and would highly recommend him to anyone who has the oppurtunity.” February 28, 2011

1st Russell GrantNational Sales Manager, eXteres Auto

“Arnold continues to be a true student of the industry and can be counted on to help bring to light new technologies as well as innovative use concepts. He has a huge network of friends and experts in a variety of positions. If he doesn't know the answer, he will find out and point you in the right direction. I am excited to see him in his new position as I believe his objectivity and work ethic will continue to help many.” February 27, 2011

1st Bryan ArmstrongGeneral Sales Manager/e-Commerce Director, Menlove Toyota Scion

Senior Account Executive - Central and Southern California
HomeNet Automotive

“Arnold is someone you can count on to get the job done while being both innovative and efficient. He brings a lot of energy to the team and is someone the entire team can count on.” October 19, 2011

1st Timmy D. JamesDirector of Sales, HomeNet Automotive

“I worked with Arnold on a Summit that the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association hosted in September, 2010. Arnold was responsive and worked well under tight deadlines and multiple requests. He was organized and showed attention to detail during a busy time period.” September 19, 2010

1st Adria A. Ellerbrock, MBAPresident / Director of Marketing, A Figure of Speech, Inc.

“Arnold has a strong aptitude and an open mindset to nearly anything. His diverse and eclectic background in managing different aspects of the automotive retail and supplier environments has provided him with the experience, contacts and knowledge that greatly assists his clients and associates.

I've enjoyed spending time with Arnold in discussing different aspects of our industry and working on providing unique angles and solutions for the dealers we work with. Arnold is a regular at the series of industry events that spans each year, both assisting with the organizers and adding value for the attendees. It is a pleasure to work with him and I can confidently recommend Arnold.” September 18, 2010

1st Gary MayPresident/Consultant, Interactive Marketing and Consulting Services (IM@CS)

“I've known Arnold for three years (which is a lengthy time in the automotive internet sales environment) and rarely do I meet someone with both in-the-trenches internet sales experience AND passion for digital marketing and social media. Few have Arnold's prowess to develop a stronger online brand identity for a client better than Arnold and he continues his string of success as a sales machine and social media all-star. I highly recommend getting to know Arnold Tijerina as his outside-the-box thinking coupled with his skills at connecting with people online are second to none.” September 10, 2010

1st Joe WebbPresident, DealerKnows LLC

“Arnold is an amazing person. Very knowledgeable, and is always welcoming with a positive attitude.” September 8, 2010

1st Ken BondMarketing Advisor, O.A.S

“I have known Arnold for a few years from his days as Internet Director to his current position with HomeNet, He brings many years of experience to the table as well as a forward thinking mentality. It is my pleasure to endorse Arnold towards any opportunity that is available to him.” September 7, 2010

1st Stan SherNational Internet Sales Director, Dealer Synergy

“During the time I have known Arnold he has impressed me with his knowledge of digital marketing and automotive retail processes. As a salesperson he has the dealer in mind a quality not often found among providers in this idustry.

In all one of the good guys in the automotive industry for sure.” September 4, 2010

1st Larry BruceVP Managed Marketing Solutions, Reynolds & Reynolds

“Arnold is beyond amazing, he is incredible. Arnold comes by connectivity and leadership in interactivity, naturally. Arnold is beyond connected. Arnold is beyond plugged in. .....Arnold is wired. He has the personal talents, skills and abilities to produce amazing results, without breaking any pressure.” September 2, 2010

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

1st Tim Jackson 

“Mr. Tijerina is a persistent, well organized professional. Attention to detail is foremost, but his relaxed attitude always puts you at ease. Terrific person to work with on ANY project.”July 11, 2010

1st Kathrine RendOwner, Rend Graphics

“Arnold is a hard working and very dedicated member of the our team. He believes in HomeNet so much he even got our logo tatted on his forearm.” December 17, 2009

1st Derek HammondSenior Account Executive - Eastern Region, HomeNet, Inc.

Internet Director
Conant Auto Retail Group

“I meet Arnold Tijerina a while back and i will never forget it. Arnold knows internet sales better than most and he is passionate to the bone. It is evident in is deep knowledge and understanding of automotive shoppers and I always pick up a tidbit or new idea when we are together. He is a great person who is loyal and trustworthy and once you get to know him you will be able to call him a friend just as I do.” March 3, 2010

1st Todd SmithPresident, ActivEngage, Inc.

Internet Director
Moss Bros Auto Group

“Arnold is extremely personable and a pleasure to work with! He is a huge asset to any company that would be honored to have him as part of their team!” September 27, 2010

1st Tara GibsonSenior Regional Sales Executive, Reply

“I would highly recommend Arnold for any position, or duty. He is a hands on type of manager with a vast knowledge of both the Automotive industry and Internet sales. He will role up his sleeves and tackle any challenge. Arnold is great at thinking out of the box and finding solutions or improvements to any situation.” September 25, 2010

1st Richard ChewInternet Sales Manager, Moss Bros Auto Group

“Arnold is a rare asset within the auto industry that I first encountered when he was working at Moss Brothers Auto Group in California. His dedication and commitment to the goals of his team always seem to transcend any personal interest or agendas others would have in similar situations. A superb communicator with the uncanny ability to reformulate the information available in such a way as to make it far easier to understand. Arnold is admired by many people in the auto industry for demonstrating the power of social media marketing mastery on a first hand basis while others were first learning of the social web's existance. He has surprised me on several occassions with his ability to get things done, I definitely give Arnold Tijerina my highest recommendation for any mission critical position that requires an adept manager with excellent communication and problem solving capabilities.” September 18, 2010

1st Ralph PagliaConsulting Practice Leader, Reynolds and Reynolds

“Arnold is one of the most passionate enthusianstic people you will ever meet. He is truly committed to success and building others to reach their goals. His work ethic and dedication have proved valuable as he always improves any situation he encounters.”December 17, 2009

1st Stephen BridgesVice President of Consulting, BZ Results

“Arnold is a self starter who strives to be the best. Great working knowledge of anything he puts his mind to. Arnold's ability to turn "anything" into a deal makes him a great salesperson.” December 15, 2009

1st Christy ChewInternet Manager, MOSS BROS. AUTO GROUP

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