Jim Russell

Seasoned Entrepreneur with expertise in customer-driven cultures, employee mentoring, and growth


Jim Russell is an accomplished Entrepreneur, Consultant, and Thought Leader with more than 30 years of success across the automotive and transportation industries. Leveraging extensive experience in automotive dealership management, customer loyalty, and team building, he is a valuable advisor for an organization seeking guidance in effectively training its sales, management, and/or technician teams. His broad areas of expertise include recruiting, training, leadership, and mentoring.

Throughout his executive career, Jim has found or held leadership positions with Jim Russell Group, Automotive Dealer Groups, and J.E.R. Trucking.

2011 - Present

Founder - Jim Russell Group

Jim Russell Group

2008 - 2012

Board Member - United Way

United Way

1994 - 2011

General Manager - Automotive Dealer Group

Automotive Dealer Group

1998 - 2002

Board Member - United Way

United Way

  • Author - Best, If You Want the Best, You Need to Already be the Best, September 2018 https://www.bethebesttogetthebest.com/

I’m Available To Advise On The Following Subjects

Staffing, training, and motivating employees

Challenges facing automotive dealerships

Assessing operational and personnel strengths and weaknesses, leveraging assets for peak performance

Building relationships and partnerships