Dealer Week Education Hosts

As you navigate through the education each day at Dealer Week, you may start to feel overwhelmed (in a good way) due to the sheer amount of amazing content you're engaging with. So we've partnered with these top trainers in the industry to serve you as your Education Hosts. Their goal is to make connections between sessions, encourage brainstorming and lead conversations between you and your fellow dealer colleagues. They'll also ensure that implementation is top of mind and answer any questions you might have in how you can take what you learned and incorporate it into your current business processes. 

Sam Dantzler — The Dealership Pathway

Sam Dantzler is a sought-after keynote speaker, 20-Club moderator and workshop trainer throughout in the U.S. and abroad for the marine, powersports and bicycle industries.

Wheelhouse College

Valerie Ziebron — The Employee Pathway

Valerie Ziebron has spent more than two decades helping businesses "fire on all 8" through education and motivation. She makes it a point to uncover best practice "golden nuggets" that help people flip the switch from reactive to proactive for greater profitability and customer loyalty. 

VRZ Consulting

Jim Million — The Customer Pathway

Jim Million has worked with dealerships for the past four decades as a salesperson, service writer, sales manager, facilitator, developer, writer, speaker and consultant. He has experience in both automotive and marine and works closely with MRAA as a Certification Consultant.

Million Learning