DealersLink recently announced it has brought aboard a new vice president of sales Josh Dougherty to head the recruiting, training and coaching of new company sales talent.
Dougherty brings more than 15 years of auto industry experience, including sales and management positions with AutoTrader.com, KBB and vAuto.
“I am very pleased to welcome Josh to our growing team at DealersLink,” company chief executive officer Mike Goicoechea said in a news release. “In addition to his corporate positions, Josh once owned and managed his own independent lot. He knows firsthand the challenges of running a dealership and will work tirelessly to ensure that our products help dealers streamline operations and generate more revenue.”
Along with various awards for innovation, community service and leadership, Dougherty has won awards for Sales Person of the Year, Sales Manager of the Year, Advertising Consultant of the Year and multiple Presidents Club awards for leadership and individual sales, according to DealersLink.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the team here at DealersLink,” added Dougherty. “The cutting-edge technology here, combined with the speed at which the dev team innovates, is impressive. In addition, the culture at DealersLink is all about making our decisions through the lens of the dealer, and how our products will impact their success in a positive way. This, along with the opportunity to work alongside some of the best and most passionate people in the industry, is why I joined the DealersLink team.”