Indialantic, Fla. – Lonski and Associates, LLC announced today the addition of former Harley-Davidson Rider Services Regional Manager Paul Nuccio to the distinguished team roster.
A native of Chicago, Nuccio was recruited by the Motor Company in 2000 to help develop the successful Harley-Davidson Rider’s Edge Academy of Motorcycling (now Harley-Davidson Riding Academy), training and managing the programs with dealers across the country. After five years of developing Riders Edge dealer personnel and assisting with the experiential marketing, he was promoted to Dealer Operations, where he recruited dealers for both the Rider’s Edge and, later, the Harley-Davidson Authorized Rentals programs. Besides the continued domestic dealer management, Nuccio developed dealer interest in Canada and thePacific Rim, while simultaneously seeking possible markets for Rider Services in Europe, India, and the Middle East.
Nuccio has been a certified Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Instructor / RiderCoach since 1998. And despite working for the historic manufacturer of big twin motorcycles, he takes his metric sport bikes to track days.
“Paul brings a variety of unique talents and a valuable mix of experience to the Lonski Recruiting Team,” said Henry Lonski, “as well as present-day dealership consulting. We have added a very experienced industry leader to our team and everyone will benefit from his knowledge.”
Nuccio reports that “having traveled the country to assist dealers, I have experienced the clear advantages when the right personnel are in the dealership – the ones who take the time to understand the customer’s needs, whether the contact happens in sales, service, F&I, eCommerce, or in a leadership role, such as a GM. I was already aware of the fine reputation of Lonski and Associates, and knew when he contacted me that we’d be on the same page about the importance of providing top services to clients.”
Paul Nuccio’s specialties include Dealership Operations and Coaching, Experiential Marketing, Customer Outreach, and Program Development.
Indialantic, Fla. – Johnson’s powersports background began working in motorcycle shops while going to college. He went on to hold a variety of key senior executive roles in Motorcycle, ATV, Personal Watercraft, Snowmobile, Outdoor, Automotive and Off Road enthusiast and business communication, media and event businesses. He served most recently as a partner at the iconic custom aftermarket PR agency, V-Twin Marketing and as Director of Sales and Business Development Director for ConvExx, a B2B and B2C Trade and Consumer show production company.
Johnson said, “This is the best possible role for me – I am very excited about helping people find places and positions that will allow them to grow to their greatest potential. I understand how recruiting can show people how to live their dreams – I was recruited for a role that ultimately set the stage for best parts of my career. The recruiting experience put a spotlight on what was possible and I can’t wait to help others find their professional destiny”.
Company founder Lonski said, Skip and I have had a great history. He’s a true enthusiast that understands how to turn passion and enthusiasm into opportunity. His unique industry background allows him to find new and creative solutions that will be extremely helpful in his new role. I’m excited to have Skip as part of our recruiting team”.
Skip Johnson’s specialties include Industry Operations and Consulting, Sales and Marketing Expertise, Business Development, and Recreational Sports.
Indialantic, Fla. – Lonski and Associates, LLC is excited to announce the addition of Tom Cassidy, Jr. to its elite team of powersports industry recruiters.
A former sales executive with Mercury Marine, Tom has a diverse background. The majority of his career was spent managing and developing strategic OEM accounts, cultivating dealer relationships and developing marketing solutions. With a passion for boating that began in his childhood, Tom observed his father’s successful marine industry recruiting career (Tom Cassidy, Sr. of Cassidy & Associates) to learn how to develop his own strategies and sales tactics.
“Our family cruised the Great Lakes, inland lakes, and Caribbean when I was a young man, and that’s when I fell in love with all things related to the marine industry,” Tom Cassidy, Jr. said. “I’ve been able to follow my passion. Now I can help marine industry professionals find their niche while providing exceptional talent to original equipment manufacturers, aftermarket manufactures and dealers.”
“I am elated to welcome Tom to our team. He is an accomplished veteran and leader in the powersports and marine community; a true industry insider with experience and connections from coast to coast,” said Company President Henry Lonski. “He brings a whole new dynamic to our team. From his time with Mercury Marine, to the last years with Dowco, Tom will serve us well.”
Tom Cassidy Jr.’s specialties include Marine Industry OEMs, Boating Aftermarket Companies, Sales and Business Development and Marine Dealer Staffing Needs.
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About Lonski and Associates, LLC
Lonski and Associates has specialized services for the motorcycle, powersports, recreational, RV, and marine industries as a provider of recruiting, staffing and consulting solutions with operating experience in the United States, Asia, Canada and Europe. They have developed extensive resources and expertise to meet even the most demanding Human Resources challenges.
Their goal every day is finding the right personnel to support their client partners – regardless of their needs or location. With years of successful sales, sales management and operational experience within our industries, Lonski and Associates LLC recruiters understand that circumstances will vary, so they approach each client situation with flexibility, affordability and adaptability.
Lonski and Associates, LLC is based in Indialantic, Fla. For more information, please visit: www.HenryLonski.com.
INDIALANTIC, FL – (May 9, 2014) – Lonski and Associates, LLC announced today the addition of former multi-line dealer principal and KTM sales executive Sam Chalk to the distinguished team roster.
A native of North Carolina, Chalk’s diverse industry experience includes a 17-year tenure with KTM North America, Inc., as the Mid-Atlantic RSM and over ten years as the owner, dealer principal and GM for a large four-line powersports dealership in the Southeast. Most recently, Sam enjoyed two years as MSXI-BMW aftersales business manager, coach and consultant. A former racing competitor, Sam still pursues his lifelong passion for off-road riding.
“Sam brings unique talents and a valuable mix of experience to the Lonski Recruiting Team,” said Henry Lonski, “he is a degreed mechanical engineer, with a decade of successful dealership owner experience under his belt. He has significant time in OEM sales, as well as in present-day dealership consulting. We have added a very experienced industry leader to our team and everyone will benefit from his knowledge.”
“I constantly see the agony industry dealers and OE manufacturers experience when trying to staff their businesses with quality and professional personnel. Henry contacted me and I was immediately attracted to the grass roots/guerilla passion I sensed from him: Get the job done. Best customer service. No hidden agendas,” said Chalk.
Sam Chalk’s specialties include Dealership Operations and Coaching, Aftersales Best Practices, OEM-Dealer Relations, and R&D/Technical Processes.
“Lonski and Associates holds the key to expediting staffing solutions during this industry resurgence with a proprietary 18,750+ database of clients and candidates. I look forward to matching needs and desires for win-win placements,” continued Chalk.
Hiring managers, powersports professionals, or anyone looking to transition into or within our industry may contact Sam Chalk at 252-726-3383 or Sam@HenryLonski.com.
INDIALANTIC, FL – Lonski and Associates, LLC today announced the addition of former Spectro Oils Sales & Marketing Vice President Rollin Karoll to the firm’s distinguished team roster.
A 10-year powersports executive with thirty years in management, Karoll has held key roles in marketing, sales, service, parts and inventory positions with Spectro Oils of America, Mustang Seats, Comcast and IKON. Rollin is a lifelong motorcycle enthusiast with more than 100,000 miles logged and an accomplished builder and restorer of custom and vintage motorcycles.
“I met Henry when I was National Sales Manager at Mustang Seats. We’ve had a great professional relationship for many years, and I’ve been watching his business grow. When the opportunity surfaced for me to join his team, the decision was easy,” explained Karoll.
“Talented industry professionals can be frustrated when looking for a new challenge or upward career move. They know that good jobs exist, but are often difficult to find. With our ever increasing roster of client companies, coupled with a 16,000+ and growing database of the best industry professionals we make the connections our client companies and job seekers both need,” said Karoll.
“I am looking forward to helping OEM’s, aftermarket manufacturers and dealers find the talent they need,” said Karoll.
Hiring managers, powersports industry professionals or anyone looking to transition into or within the industry may contact Rollin at 860-828-9435 or Rollin@HenryLonski.com.
About Lonski and Associates, LLC
Lonski and Associates has specialized services for the power sports, recreational, RV, and marine industries as a provider of recruiting, staffing and consulting solutions with operating experience in the United States, Asia, Canada and Europe. They have developed extensive resources and expertise to meet even the most demanding Human Resources challenges.
Their goal every day is finding the right personnel to support their Client Partners – regardless of their needs or location. With years of successful sales, sales management and operational experience within our industries, Lonski and Associates LLC understands that circumstances will vary, so we approach each Client situation with flexibility, affordability and adaptability.
Lonski and Associates, LLC is based in Indialantic, FL. For more information, please visit www.HenryLonski.com
INDIALANTIC, FL Adam Wilke, formerly with CNI Recruiting, Florida Today a Gannett Media Company, Journal Communications, Cars.com and CarSoup.com has recently joined in the expansion of Lonski and Associates, LLC. Adam Wilke’s primary focus will be working on retained and contingency searches for industry Clients in the Marine, PowerSports, Automotive and Outdoor Recreation Industries, including Information Technology, Technology Systems & Network Development, OEM Sales and Operations Management, Retail Dealer Operations, Support and related categories.
Adam Wilke’s professional experience within these industries is cross-functional; including recruiting Information Technology Management and Technology Support Staff, OnLine Marketing Staff and Marketing, and overseeing Operations, Project Management. Adam’s passion for the industry categories and unique understanding of SEO, Social Media, Software Development and Integration, coupled with his extensive industry business development experience, will provide Clients, Candidates and Companies absolute trust in Wilke’s ability to consistently deliver only the best industry talent.
Adam Wilkes specialties include sales and Sales Management, Multi-Media Advertising, Extensive SEO and Online Marketing, Retail Dealer Operations, OEM Aftermarket Sales and Support.
“From .com website business development, sales & sales management to extensive knowledge in multi-media advertising, Adam Wilke possesses significant experience” says Henry Lonski. “Additionally, his 6 plus years in the recreational products industry, including his knowledge of retail dealership operations will not only be a valuable resource, but a significant Client asset to Lonski and Associates LLC.”
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