DealerSocket Promotes Brad Kokesh to GM of Inventory+

DealerSocket Promotes Brad Kokesh to GM of Inventory+

During his tenure at DealerSocket, Kokesh has delivered white-glove customer service as he assists dealers in finding solutions to help them maximize profits.

DealerSocket announces the promotion of Brad Kokesh to general manager of Inventory+, the company’s inventory management software. Kokesh is a more than 20-year automotive industry veteran, most recently serving as a vice president of sales for DealerSocket. 

“Brad is a tremendous leader who knows the automotive industry inside and out. He knows that maximizing profit per day is a critical element in an inventory strategy, and he will bring that philosophy to Inventory+, helping dealers maximize profits,” said Darren Harris, executive vice president of retail solutions for DealerSocket. “Brad’s knowledge and experience has already been an asset to our customers, as we continue to innovate the best inventory management software in the market.”

During his tenure at DealerSocket, Kokesh has delivered white-glove customer service as he assists dealers in finding solutions to help them maximize profits across their dealership. Before joining DealerSocket, Kokesh spent more than 13 years at Cox Automotive’s DealerTrack, most recently as VP of sales, managing product sales across the software lifecycle of a dealership. Kokesh has a deep understanding of the auto industry, having served in leadership roles for multiple dealership groups in the Midwest. His valuable perspective of working in dealerships for years enables Kokesh to understand what dealers need and expect from a software provider. 

“Inventory management is overrun with terms like ‘the velocity of turning inventory’ at our competitors, instead of what we believe in, which is utilizing artificial intelligence and machine learning in our software to manage inventory smarter with better insights,” said Kokesh. “The impact of the competition’s philosophy has been that retail sales margins are down more than ever before, hurting the dealer’s bottom line. DealerSocket’s Inventory+ has stayed true to its founding strategy: source right, price right, turn correct inventory, and focus on ‘Profit Per Day.’ There is no need to change the strategy every year. DealerSocket’s newest releases at NADA will help dealers source, price, and turn with greater profit than ever before.”

Kokesh will be speaking at DealerSocket’s NADA booth on Feb. 15-17, 2020, in Las Vegas. To sign up or learn more, visit: www.dealersocket.com/nada 

Links:
DealerSocket

You May Also Like

Rita and Rick Case Changemaker Award  2024 Winner

Jonathan DeLuca and the Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation were honored as changemakers at the 2024 South Florida Heart Ball.

Rita Case, president and CEO of Rick Case Automotive Group, presented the second annual Rita and Rick Case Changemaker Award to the Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation and Jonathan DeLuca, board director of the Foundation, during the 2024 South Florida Heart Ball, hosted by the American Heart Association (AHA).

In a rare move by a national organization to establish a perpetual recognition award, the Rita and Rick Case Changemaker Award was established last year. The award is now presented annually in perpetuity to an individual or organization that has made an impact, sets the tone, leads by example and inspires others to join the mission of the AHA. This is the first award of its kind in the AHA’s South Florida market.

Healey Brothers Opens State-of-the-Art Healey Hyundai Dealership

The new dealership in Fishkill, New York, is a model for the next generation of automotive dealerships with comprehensive services.

inride Consumer to Dealer Auto Auction Platform Now Live

inride’s groundbreaking consumer-to-dealer app, powered by technology and AI, is reshaping the automotive landscape.

700Credit Survey Shows How Dealers Are Susceptible to Fraud

Less than 1% of survey respondents say they collect a digital copy, validate and compare a driver’s license against DMV records.

Lotlinx Unveils Vincensus

Vincensus offers real-time visibility for OEM-specific and dealership inventory, plus key data on pricing and markdowns.

Other Posts

Mazda Opens 300th Open-Concept Dealership

Retail Evolution dealers now account for more than 85% of Mazda sales consistently outperform non-upgraded facilities in monthly throughput.

Cox Automotive Ecommerce Partners with Canopy Connect

The collaboration will embed insurance verification and servicing into Cox Automotive’s Ecommerce solution.

CarSaver Wins Tech Company Award

The company’s continued excellence in automotive eCommerce and FinTech innovation recognized on global stage.

New Benchmark Data Suite Using KPIs for Dealer Decision Making

Simplify data management and with a platform that analyzes metrics across digital marketing, inventory, lead handling, sales, and finance.