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Stephon Jones
Works at CDK Global, LLC
Attended Ball State University
Lives in Cincinnati, OH Indianapolis, IN
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Good to hear from you. I had another promotion as of 1 October I am now a Performance Improvement Consultant for Cobalt assigned to GM and GM Canada.
 
Recently attended OneCon Conference hosted by Constant Contact.  Excited about their product strategy & direction.  Stay tuned!
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Stephon, good to hear from you as well.  Congratulations on the promotion!
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Infiniti Chattanooga of Chattanooga TN serving Cleveland, Dunlap, Manchester, is one of the finest Chattanooga Infiniti dealers.
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Man where you been miss you man can't wait till we can ride again
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I almost beat the rain. .could not pedal fast enough
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Have him in circles
306 people
enrique smith's profile photo
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Education
  • Ball State University
    Management Information Systems, 1980 - 1985
  • North Central High School
    Marketing, 1976 - 1980
  • US Army Officer Candidate School
    Military Leadership, 1989
  • US Army Airbourne School
    Military Parachutist, 1989
  • US Army Engineering School
    Military Engineering, 1991
  • US Army Adjutant's School
    Personnel Management, 1985
  • National Automotive Dealer's Association Dealer Academy
    Automotive Retail Operations Management, 2001
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Performance Improvement Consultant Cobalt/ADP Digital Solutions
Introduction

Over 20 years of outstanding sales performance and project management with universal operational experiences that has led to the supervision, leadership, and mentoring of a myriad of personnel engaged in highly visible programs and activities. Forward-thinking, executive level management style, experienced in building and fostering teams of diverse individuals united by one goal –Success. Provides an immediate impact while maintaining fiscal boundaries and project scope. 

Stephon Stephon is one of 13 who serves as on the  Performance Improvement Consulting Team for Cobalt, a division of ADP, the world's leading provider of digital marketing solutions to automotive manufacturers and dealers. In is current role , he provides tailored training solutions and strategic planning for Dealership Management. Marketing, Sales, and Fixed Operations throughout the United States and Canada. 

Formerly the Digital Marketing Consultant and regioanl advisor exclusively for Infiniti USA West Region's automotive retailers assigned to the Dallas are which encompasses 13 states. Responsible for the analysis of e-business processes, provides coaching and training for dealership management including their Internet staff, and achieving overall digital performance improvement for Infiniti’s luxury brand through the most up to date information and research available, incorporating defined OEM program guides to repeatedly impact digital marketing performance. Overall, serves to continually analyze a dealer’s complete digital process, their eBusiness financial progress and performance to ensure implementation of appropriate process improvement techniques. 
 
In addition, Stephon served as the Regional Digital Solutions Manager for ADP/Cobalt’s Central Region where he was responsible for the sales, implementation and training of Digital Marketing Systems and Digital Advertising campaigns throughout the Midwest. Prior to joining BZ Results, Stephon’s experience spans over 20 plus years in Automotive Retail and Consulting. Starting from a Lot Porter, he has worked his way up thru position of General Manager before leaving to become a Dealer Candidate. He is Master Certified in Sales, Sales Management and Internet Sales and a 300/500 Sales Legend.

 During his first two years with BZ, Stephon has implemented numerous “Best Practice Workshops” throughout the Midwest sharing how the top dealers are shifting their strategy from traditional advertising to the internet. He has been the featured speaker for the 2007 NAMAD Regional Honda Meeting, 2008 NAMAD Lexus Toyota Annual Meeting, 2008 FMMDA Conference, 2008 GMMDA Annual Conference, and the 2008 AFMMD Annual Confernece. Most importantly, he has personally partnered with dealers who experienced up to 400% growth in Internet Sales since implementing a Digital Marketing System.  His passion is to help dealers Find Sell and Keep a higher quality and quantity of customers for less cost while keeping them loyal to both sales and service.

Entered active military service in the U.S. Army in June 1986 at the rank of E-2 and achieved the rank of Captain within 10 years of outstanding service.  As an enlisted soldier and noncommissioned officer, mastered small group leadership skills.  As a commissioned officer served as a Company Commander, Joint-Task Force Logistics Officer, Officer-In-Charge of Direct Support Unit, Battalion Logistics Officer, Battalion Maintenance Officer, Battalion Adjutant, Battalion Personnel Officer, Company Executive Officer, Combat Engineer Platoon Leader, mastered corporate managerial skills to include written correspondence, oral presentations, multi-million dollar operational and budgetary planning, project management, maintenance management, on-the-job safety, personnel training, supervised 120+ workforce, developed procedural guidelines and policies, and performed quality control of work performed by contractors in United States, Europe, Central and South America, and Southwest Asia. Honorable discharge June 1996.

Meritorious Service Medal - Two Awards                             Joint Meritorious Unit Award

Army Commendation Medal - Three Awards                        Meritorious Unit Citation

Army Achievement Medal  - Three Award                             Army Superior Unit Award

Humanitarian Service Medal                                                  Parachutist Badge

Army Good Conduct Medal                                                  Driver's/Mechanic's Badge

National Defense Service Medal                                             German Schtzenchur - Gold

Southwest Asia Service Medal w/3 Bronze Stars                  Certificates of Achievement- 13 Awards

Southwest Asia-Kuwait Liberation Medal

Kuwait-Kuwait Liberation Medal

 

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Former Commander, US Army Corps of Engineers, Decorated Desert Storm Veteran, Former All-American Track/Field
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Performance Improvement Consultant
Skills
Over 20 years of management experience in providing leadership in the areas of Sales, Operations, Service, System/Process Development and Training. Master Certified Sales Consultant and 300/500 Sales Leadership Awardee, Experienced in B2B solutions up to C-level. Highly proficient in software applications in Sales and Service. Mastered corporate managerial skills to include account penetration, planning/forecasting, written correspondence, technical presentations, project management, and sales training. Effective leader, motivating speaker, and experienced negotiator. Self-disciplined individual who excels without guidance. Enjoys working within a team environment. Positive, energetic, driven. B.S. major in Management Information Systems
Employment
  • CDK Global, LLC
    Performance Improvement Consultant, 2013 - present
    Stephon is one of 13 who serves as on the Performance Improvement Consulting Team for Cobalt, a division of ADP, the world's leading provider of digital marketing solutions to automotive manufacturers and dealers. In is current role , he provides tailored training solutions and strategic planning for Dealership Management. Marketing, Sales, and Fixed Operations throughout the United States and Canada.
  • ADP
    Digital SolutManagerions, 2012
    Proven communicator with specialty in formal sales presentations to corporate Presidents, CEOs and other top corporate executives; moreover, successfully negotiated numerous contracts resulting in exceeding corporate objectives. Conducted several formal consultations and workshops related to Digital Solutions, and Process Improvement to GM Corporate Executives, the Board of Directors GMMDA, FMMDA Board of Directors and dealer body, NAMAD, North American Honda Minority Regional Meeting, Toyota/Lexus Minority Dealers Annual Session and numerous eCommerce Workshops across the country that resulted in additional sales revenue outside of my assigned area.
  • BZ Results,
    Regional Vice President, 2011 - 2011
  • Cobalt
    Digital Marketing Consultant, 2012 - 2013
    Recognized as Top Performer by client Infiniti USA for exceeding client and corporate objectives while serving as the Digital Marketing Consultant Infiniti West Region-Dallas Area OEM Regional staff and 35 Infiniti dealerships across 13 states. New responsibilities include the analysis of client’s total web presence, utilization of existing Digital Solutions, and consulting with senior Regional and dealership personnel regarding the right People, Process, and Tools to increase unit sales and market share as well as program subscription budget recovery.
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Cincinnati, OH Indianapolis, IN
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Florissant, MO - Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Germany, Panama, Michigan, Florida, Memphis - Saudi Arabia, Iraq, El Salvador
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