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Rob McDonald

Executive/General Manager

Work History

Dec 2014Present

Executive/General Manager

Starling Chevrolet/Starling Automotive Group Mount Pleasant, SC

In St Cloud, Florida at the Chevrolet Buick Gmc store 2014 before I joined the Starling Automotive Group the average sales were 64 new and used. 2015 average sales were 98 new and used. 2016 average sales were 115 new and used. 2017 same sales and record months in net profits have been recorded in the last three  years. Mark of Excellence 2015 GMC and 2016/2017 Chevrolet, Buick and GMC. CSI has hit an all time high within our Zone and Region. The group has acquired a new Chevrolet only store in the Charleston,SC area which I am the new Executive Manager.

Aug 2012Nov 2014

General Sales Manager

Jacksonville CJDR/Infiniti of Coconut Creek, FL/AMSI

Opened a brand new Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram dealership and transferred to the top 10 ranked Infiniti dealership in the USA. 200 new and used for CJDR and 175 new and used for IOCC. I managed the sales and F&I departments while advising a brand new General Manager/Owner.

Feb 2008Jul 2014

Executive Consultant/President

Ace Consulting

Automotive Events and Training, Real Estate Sales and Mortgages. 

Jan 2007nov  2008

General Sales Manager

Coggin Chevrolet/Asbury Automotive Group Orlando, FL

Managed the Sales and F&I departments while increasing sales by twenty percent per year. Billy Pearce General Manager. Dealership closed down by GM after the economic downturn of 2008. We averaged 280 new and used.

Nov 2004Dec 2007

Executive Vice-President/General Manager

Dealer Financial Services

Started a brand new finance company backed by two Orlando Business men. We provided financing for the more than 350 Independent Auto Dealers.

Mar 1988Mar 1992

Auto Sales

Rusty Eck Ford Wichita,KS

First sales job and a very fulfilling. Learned a great deal and worked for a very successful company. We averaged 350 new and used



Cardone Online Certified

Cardone Training

JM&A F & I training and Certification




Reynolds & Reynolds Training

Reynolds & Reynolds Automotive Solutions

ADP training

ADP Automotive Solutions

Sales Manager Training


General Manager Training

General Motors

Joe Verde Sales Manager Training

Joe Verde Group



Microsoft Word/Excell/Powerpoint



June 1981August 1981

Wichita Southeast High School

Wichita State University

International Business 2 years, did not graduate

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Personal Life

Married 29 years

4 children



Executive Manager, General  Manager, General Sales Manager and Director of Finance with more than 29 years of engagement and experience in developing and implementing strategic sales and finance initiatives, and delivering high sales increases and customer satisfaction levels.

Additional strengths and capabilities include: Sales and management training of the entire sales, internet and finance departments. Budgeting and workflow automation with evaluation and improvements. Creating a Shared Professional Service Vision; Facilitating Interdepartmental Cooperation. Structured business enviroment. It is the only way!