Kansas City Digital Success Team
Vic Austin, Digital Trainer
A long time ago, I was bitten by the automotive industry bug and it’s been my passion ever since. I didn’t think it could get any better, but then digital came along – the perfect marriage. I’ve enjoyed over 25 years of automotive retail and corporate experience, focused heavily on digital marketing and development.
Along the way I’ve held in-store positions ranging from salesman to general manager and everything in between. Prior to accepting my current position with FordDirect, I headed up one of the nation’s largest automotive business development centers for the nation’s third largest automotive group, Asbury Automotive.
I have a passion for the sale and an enthusiasm for getting a job well done. With a broad-based blend of OEM retail and wholesale experience, my mission is to assist all of my dealers in achieving their goals for increased profitability, greater volume, and consistent high level customer satisfaction.
A hopeless romantic, I was married Valentine’s Day 1987 to my wonderful wife, Sharon. I spend my personal time as an active member in my church and attending my daughter’s competitive cheer events, and on the rarest of occasions when my schedule permits, I do enjoy a good round of golf.