SHOP OWNER’S EXPO SPEAKERS
DRIVE Systems Development Coordinator
For more than 10 years, Wes has been an instrumental part of Management Success, working in areas of client services and professional development and, most recently, has acted as a facilitator in the development of an automotive business software solution. Focused on instructing shop owners in areas of employee management, marketing and communication skills, he is a highly requested instructional speaker, coach and trainer.
Senior Consultant, Management Success
Jim Saeli is a senior service consultant, instructor and shop inspector for Management Success. With more than 30 years of industry experience and having owned a shop of his own, Jim is a highly requested keynote speaker, specializing in areas of management, marketing and employee relations. Jim resides in New York with his wife of 28 years; they have 2 children.
Owner, Anderson Automotive
Jim has more than 30 years of experience in automotive repair. In 1999, after working as a technician for more than a decade, he opened Anderson Automotive in Marion, Iowa. Jim has been a client of Management Success since 2004 and is celebrating his fourth year working with the consulting team as an instructor and shop inspector. Jim is a Master Elite of Shop Management and has been recognized as the only shop in Iowa to receive the BBB Integrity Award.
Client Advocate, Management Success
Larry has extensive experience using industry-specific tools of management helping people and businesses for over 30 years. He was part of the consultant team in the development of the SBA program, and has been an expert with Management Success since 1994, assisting small business owners throughout the United States and Canada. Larry has personally helped hundreds of owners build better businesses and lives through advanced management techniques.
Senior VP Curriculum, Management Success
Bob Spitz began his career as an apprentice technician in a 4-bay import repair shop in Long Island, New York. After completing vocational school, he continued his education in business management and was naturally drawn to roles in sales, marketing and public relations. Before joining Management Success in 1994, Bob worked for several dealerships, Repco Replacement Parts, and at one point he operated a shop of his own. Bob currently holds the position of Senior Vice President of Curriculum where he embodies his knowledge and passion for the industry through the creation of content and curriculum. With nearly half of his career devoted to consulting independent repair shop owners, Bob has been instrumental in helping the company become the premier management training group throughout the United States and Canada.
Vice President of Business Development,