Chris Saraceno
VP and Partner, Kelly Automotive Group

As Vice President and Partner of Kelly Automotive Group, Chris Saraceno works closely with the company President, Partners, General Managers and other team members to establish clear sales and profitability objectives for all of The Kelly Automotive Group Dealerships. He focuses on profit management, Inventory Management,Vendor relations, Expense management,Budget and Forecasting. His responsibility also includes customer-oriented processes and manufacturer satisfaction levels.

Chris has been in the automotive industry since 1984 and has worked with the Kelly organization since 1989. Chris facilitated the development of the Annual Revenue and Expense Forecasting, Kelly Sales,Service, New Team Member Orientation and all hiring processes. These are considered the foundation for our business which is administered through four Kelly College locations and taught by Kelly Manager’s who attended Kelly Facilitation Training. These processes teach team members to offer consistent and extraordinary service to our guests.

Prior to his role as Vice President, Chris focused on Profits and process first-hand when he was General Manager at the Kelly Automotive.

Chris has had many articles published in Automotive Magazine’s such as, Auto Success Magazine, Dealer Magazine, in addition Chris is a monthly guest speaker on Sean Moffett’s Nationally Syndicated radio show (www.themoffettcompany.com) which focuses on best practices used in today’s competitive business world.

He is also a member of AutoTrader’s Dealer Advisory Board, DealerRater’s Dealer Advisory Board and is Co-Founder and Partner of www.dealerElite.net, AutoCon (Automotive Convention ) Automotive Media Partners, and ADM.

Specialties: Profit,People Process & Procedures, Forecasting, Vendor Negiotation, Expense Management, Inventory Management, Recruiting Talent,Company Contest