Retail Automotive Dealerships: Variety of Careers - View the video

Jim Neustadt

Jim Neustadt
Director of Human Resources
Smart Motors, Inc.

5901 Odana Road
Madison, Wisconsin 53719

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Business Management and Administration
  • Marketing
  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics

Jim Neustadt has been involved in the automobile business for over 40 years. He worked for General Motors Corporation, was part owner of a very large dealership, ran a group of dealerships in Illinois, was the Vice President of Members services for the Wisconsin Automobile and Truck Dealers Association, and is currently the Director of Human Resources and Compliance for Smart Motors, Inc. in Madison, Wisconsin. He has an undergraduate degree in Personnel Management and a graduate degree in Business Administration.

The retail automotive industry is very exciting and complex. It takes a great deal of people to run an auto operation, offering a variety of career opportunities. The average dealership employs salespeople who sell new and used cars; office staff; finance and insurance experts; technicians; body shop technicians; parts specialists; and internet developers, to mention a few. In this session, learn how the retail automotive industry may be a career route for you. (Running Time 23:01)