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About Tom Stokes, Creator Playbook for Success in The Car Business.

 

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Car Business Accomplishments


Tom Stokes is an 18 year car guy that started in used car sales on the floor in at Acadiana Dodge in Lafayette LA. By 1998 he was a finance director of one of the largest Toyota stores in Gulf States (Coleman Toyota Baton Rouge). Has been Used Car Director, New Car Director, GSM and GM for Tom Benson that was bought by Walter Blessy.   Founded Movingiron LLC in late 1998 and has broken sales event records at several dealerships over the past decade including
Trophy Nissan's One MILLION Dollar 4 day sale in Dallas Texas ( VIDEO ) .  Including the 175 units sold in 4 days at Prestige Ford in Dallas TX. Has worked with and created events for Potamkin Auto Group in New York , Bohn Brothers in New Orleans, Van Tuyl Automotive Nationwide, Asbury Group, Sonic, Group One, Gregory Penske: Longo Toyota, Bobby Beck: The Beck Group, Tom Durant: Classic Chevy, Charlie Nixon, John Prindle and Randall Reed.

 

 

 

 

Tom Stokes with Joe Verde

 

 

 

His favorite position at a dealership is closing ...

"I love being on the floor at a car dealership, and really love taking a customer from No, No, No not buying today to - Thanks Tom for helping us BUY TODAY!" - Tom Stokes

  • With a CORE Team of 20 strategists, analysts, managers, executives, administrators and specialists working together to help bring auto dealers OVER-THE-TOP sales and service for more than 15 years;
  • Bringing over 100 combined years of experience in the fields of data compiling, mail promo's, printing, PR, dealer marketing, advertising, social media, TV/Movie production and Web 2.0;
  • Has worked on over 1,500 automotive campaigns across more than 42 States and Three Countries;
  • Started Moving Iron in 1998. Moving Iron holds the record at Trophy Nissan for one million in gross profit in four short days and Prestige Ford for 175 units sold in 5 days for total gross of over half million  dollars.
  • Has personally sold customers a vehicle and has worked every position in a dealership at one time or another. Including detail.
  • Helped opened up Texas markets for Hibernia National Bank (CAPONE)
  • Has helped build, contribute to and maintain over 300 automotive websites, blogs, and forums;
  • Founded the first ever automatic vehicle inventory posting system www.InventoryBlaster.com

  • Trained several of the TOP car dealers in the country

  • Regular guest host on PRO AUTO TALK  www.ProAutoTalk.com and the Go To Guy for CNN for Car Business Industry

  • Designed and built the first ever ARTIFICIAL RESPONSE TECHNOLOGY SYSTEM known as V.I.C. ( Virtual Intelligent Communicator) . V.I.C. automatically follows-up on prospective clients.   (VIDEO)  

  • Speaker at several conventions including but not limited to NADA events and parties.

  • Founder of Radar Beacon an Auto Dealer Traffic Control & Positioning Software that has created several of the most successful new and used car sales campaigns in the industry. By using APDS ( Auto Predictor Database System ) Radar Beacon can create a list of who is in the market to buy a car in 90, 60, 30 days to immediately. 

  • Founder of Nubond.com the first time anyone paid someone to promote and suggest a product via facebook was 100% done by Tom Stokes in the car business in 2005.

  • Created and produces www.TrueInvoice.com

           
           
  • Founder of The Super Chevy Show  

  • Was a Road Warrior for 7 consecutive years running his own team with movingiron

  • Partnered several dealerships with Make-A-Wish Foundation

  • Was first to Develop Mailer combined with Video, Call Center, and Website ... started with www.RepoSale.net

 

I connected a lot of charities with rockers over the years. This one was really cool. Gene Simmons and his always beautiful wife Shannon Tweed-Simmons take a little time out for Make-A-Wish America

Posted by Tom Stokes on Friday, August 26, 2016

 

 

Me and Doc McGhee backstage KISS show. Ahhh kinda missing my summer rock shows but thinking about producing a Rockin Christmas Special for the kids.

Posted by Tom Stokes on Friday, August 26, 2016
               
   
     
   

Tom Stokes designed the Vince Neil 2015 Dodge Challenger 

Vince signing the very first 2015 Dodge Challenger

   
   
       
    Tom toured with Motley Crue several times over his career helping the front man Vince Neil to reach a bigger more global audience.    
     

   
    Tom was the first to produce sales events with Vince Neil of Motley Crue, Gene Simmons of KISS and Eddie Money at Car Dealerships. Over 500 ups in one day with Vince Neil of Motley Crue - Delivered 32 units on a Friday.    
         
       
   

Tom was the first to produce a Sports TV show with NFL legends in the showroom of a dealership

   
         
    Tom Stokes Created Playbook for Success late 2015    
       

Playbook for Success "The Ultimate Guide to Self Leadership"  is a new and exciting program for sales, management, recuritment, training and motivating your staff. We're mixing Old-school Philosophy with New Age Technology.

Coupled with standards from the pros of the NFL featuring The Original 88 Drew Pearson as a guest speaker. As seen in TOP Auto Dealers Nationwide. 

This program is scripted, tested, proven and customized to your dealership needs in cooperation with your team, where new team standards are applied, incorporating your current advertising and our new ideas.

We make people stretch beyond what they think they can do. Click Here for a FREE evaluation plan.

   
     

Tom Stokes in the Entertainment Industry

         
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TV and Movie Projects

  • Founded LOUD Media in 2006 combining 25 years of car business and entertainment industry into one.   LOUD Media is a prominent automotive, entertainment and sports agency headquartered in Dallas TX and now home of Moving Iron LLC. LOUD represents A-listers and emerging stars in movies, television, music, and sports. Including working with Jeremy Piven VIDEO in The Goods Used Car Movie, Chazz Palminteri A Bronx Tale,   Vince Neil of Motley Crue , Darren DPaul Wise and several other A list Rockers.

  • Produced several dealership infomercials over the last 17 years

  • Created and produced WAR of ROCK TV with Darren DPaul Wise, Dana Strum and Mark Slaughter of Multi Platinum Rock Band SLAUGHTER.

  • Created and produced The Drew Pearson Show FOX Sports  IMDB 2011 - 2013. It was the number one most followed and watch Sports and Entertainment show online starring Dallas Cowboy Legend Drew Pearson

  • Created and Produces Sports Plus Dallas and Chicago. 2011 - 2015

  • Created and Produces The Freddy Cain Show  Dallas

  • Created and will produce working with Drew Pearson and Roger Staubach The Hail Mary Film  The Drew Pearson Roger Staubach Story..

  • Produced The Big Texas Toy Run Documentary  in post slated for release early summer 2016.

  • Produces the Emmitt Smith Show www.EmmittSmithLIVE.com

Charity Work

Music Industry

Broadway Shows

  • Executive Producer of A Bronx Tale One Man Show with Chazz Palminteri ( Dallas)

Apparel Industry 

 

   
               
               
               
               
               
   

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