TIADA CONFERENCE & EXPO

July 24-26, 2022 Kalahari Resort Round Rock, Texas

2021 TIADA Expo Speaker

Dealer Panel Discussion

Mark Gallas (Drive Casa); Zach Smith (VP Auto Sales); Jason Gregory (Abilene Used Car Sales, Inc.)

Frontline Ready – Making Money Before the Sale

Tuesday, July 26th, 10:00 a.m.

Mark Gallas (Drive Casa – Dallas)
Mark Gallas is the CEO of Drive Casa and operates 6 Dealerships across North Texas selling on average 250-300 vehicles per month. Drive Casa recently consolidated 2 Recon facilities into a new all-inclusive 45,000 sq/ft facility combining all aspects of Recon and Paint/Body under one roof. At capacity the facility will be able to produce 650-700 front line vehicles per month.

Zach Smith (VP Auto Sales - Garland)
Zach has spent the past decade learning the ins and outs of the car business. In that time, he has worn many hats, including Salesman, Sales Manager, Underwriter, Finance Manager, Buyer, Inventory Manager, and now General Manager. Through working in different roles and departments, Zach has been directly involved with every step that a vehicle takes from acquisition and reconditioning, to delivering a sale to their newest customer.

Jason Gregory (Abilene Used Car Sales – Abilene)
Jason has over 20 years of experience in the industry. He is currently the General Manager of Abilene Used Car Sales, a dealership that has been in business since 1991. They have one location and one recon facility.