Bethany Johnson - Cox Automotive Performance Manager in Georgia
A Georgia resident and graduate of the MBA program at Mercer University, Bethany Johnson began her career in the automotive industry as an auditor for Ford Motor Credit in 1995. In 2000, she transitioned into digital and Internet automotive sales when she joined Jim Ellis VW as Internet sales representative. In 2007, Bethany Johnson accepted a position as Internet sales manager with RBM of Alpharetta in Alpharetta, Georgia, a role in which she expanded the Internet sales division by more than 300 percent while leading a new Mercedes-Benz initiative.
After five years with RBM, Ms. Johnson was hired by Cox Automotive in Atlanta, Georgia, as a vAuto performance manager. In this role, she traveled throughout the area meeting with clients to generate new business and renew previously canceled accounts while training and promoting the vAuto suite of products.
In 2016, Ms. Johnson accepted a promotion to her current position as Cox Automotive’s lead performance manager. In addition to her previous responsibilities, she now supervises more than 150 customer accounts while overseeing training and development for the company’s other performance managers. Since taking the position, she has achieved account churn and sales goals each year while receiving exceptional yearly reviews.