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About Our Team

We are Dealer Advocates Focused on Adding Value
Mark Dubis

Mark Dubis

President

Mark has over 26 years in the automotive, marketing, and transportation fields. He has worked in executive, management, and sales roles, developing marketing and e-e-commerce strategies.  Previously he held the position of Editor of Digital Dealer Magazine and served as the Interim Executive Director of the Automotive Association of Internet Sales Professionals (AAISP), where he helped coordinate the first two Digital Dealer/AAISP Conferences in Nashville, TN.

In the 90’s Mark held executive positions in the financial services arena for two of the largest indirect-auto lenders in the country, KeyBankUSA and National City Bank (Now PNC Bank). At National City, he developed the National City Auto Channel, the first and only auto shopping portal on a bank website. It tied together the bank’s network of 3000+ auto dealers and promoted them to a potential customer market of four million households doing business with National City Bank in the Mid-West.

You can reach Mark at by calling 216-712-6712.

Edie Hand

Edie Hand

Director Community Engagement

Edie’s focus is to help our dealer clients with the community out reach programs, sales training, and marketing engagement projects.

Edie Hand is a business woman, speaker, television celebrity, and author. She has authored, co-authored, or assisted in the development of over twenty books, including ABC’s of Selling with Etiquette, inspirational cookbooks, and novellas from the heart. She wrote A Country Music Christmas with country music producing legend Buddy Killen and co-penned Genuine Elvis, a tribute to her cousin, Elvis Presley, with multi-platinum recording artist Ronnie McDowell.

In an effort to pay it forward, Edie founded the Edie Hand Foundation after the loss of her three young brothers and her personal experience as a Cancer Survivor. Her foundation helps to benefit The Children’s Hospital of Alabama and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Her “You Pave the Way” programs are educational and empowering for kids and women.

You can read more about Edie at:   Edie Hand Foundation and EdieHand.com 

Victoria Taylor

Victoria Taylor

Social Media Specialist

Victoria (Tori to her friends) is a Graphic Designer and Illustrator but knows the ins, outs, and landscape of social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.  All of these are good channels to maintain a presence and reach the ‘tech absorbed” market.

She  graduated from Virginia Marti College of Art and Design with a degree in Graphic Design and works on our various website projects, designs logos, and creates unique illustrations.  Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Tori has traveled extensively throughout Europe and brings a broad scope and fresh insight to our client services.  She is also a member of the Alliance for Women in Media.

 

Peter Salinas

Peter Salinas

Content Writer and Editor

Peter has more than 25 years in Automotive Communications and Marketing. His background experience includes Managing Editor at Used Car News, Managing Editor for Dealer Business Journal, and Marketing Director at Cactus Sky Communications.   He also was the Production Manager at Turnkey Auto Events.

With a broad knowledge of the auto retail market, he is able to create and curate content that benefits auto retailers and provide opportunities for them to engage customers and prospects. His focus on our team is to work on auto dealer blogs and highlight the extra value that dealers and their employees provide to their communities.   View one of our Sample Dealer Blogs