Kevin Herlehy - General Manager of Volkswagen Santa Monica
With more than 15 years’ experience in the finance and automobile industries, Kevin Herlehy currently serves as the general manager of Volkswagen Santa Monica. His responsibilities include developing marketing strategies, training personnel, and overseeing all financial aspects of the dealership’s operations. Since Kevin Herlehy accepted his position with the company, Volkswagen Santa Monica has become the number one Volkswagen dealer in sales in the western region.
He was previously in charge of sales and finances at BMW of Beverly Hills in California and at Toyota of Richardson in Texas. In his position with the latter, Mr. Herlehy designed fulfillment strategies that both increased the dealership’s ranking on the customer satisfaction index and ensured compliance with transaction regulations. In addition, he negotiated with affiliated banks to secure loan approvals.
Kevin Herlehy graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance. Furthering his education, he completed courses at the Ethos Finance School, the Van Tuyl Finance School, and the Hendricks Automotive Finance School.