The two guests featured on Wisco Weekly are like-minded individuals who both share a background in business consulting. From there, they diverge in their professional experiences and bring complementary perspectives to the table.
Evan Bontrager studied economics and business at Kalamazoo College, and managerial economics and strategy at London School of Economics. His work experience spans the roles of business owner, wealth manager, asset manager, and business development. Currently he serves as the Director of Business Development at Karma Automotive.
Jeff DeFrank studied mechanical engineering at State University of New York at Buffalo. His work experience includes vehicle engineering at Tesla, Chief Technology Officer at Alt-e Technologies, a company he helped co-found. And now he serves as Director of Technology Assessment at Karma Automotive.
Wisco Weekly is an automotive business podcast, and is part of the 'Not Your Father's Economy' podcast channel on Apple Podcasts. Host, Dennis Wisco, shares weekly insights into current economic conditions like navigating this post-COVID economy.
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In this inaugural episode, Dennis is on the road and recorded a three-segment podcast. First, he discusses the parallels to when dealers get the chance to be customers (ie - NADA). Then follows that with an actual case study about a dealer evaluating their SEO and why it is important to that dealer still. Lastly, Dennis gets real and shares precisely why he developed this podcast. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row] ...
Originally published in February of 2019, episode #160 features Brian Allan, the Senior Vice President at HyreCar (HYRE). With the tumultuous year of 2020, it’s good to look back on HyreCar’s share price’s rise, fall, and rise again dating back to this episode. Subscribe to Wisco Weekly for more automotive companies that publicly trade. *****Wisco Weekly***** Invest in mobility systems that create wealth. ...
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Forget the mindset you need to have to start a dealership. Rather, think about the practical elements like what processes do you have in place to serve the customer and make your dealership as efficient as possible. Owner and dealer executive, Garrett Regan, took his background in racing combined it with his commitment to the community, and formed his independent dealership in Thousand Oaks, California. He is part of a new generation of owners to start a dealership, and find the middle ground between the 80s car culture and the millennial generation's influence on car buying. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row] ...