Harold HAmilton

Automotive Practice

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experience strengths

Team Leadership and Development, Strategic Planning, Customer Relationship Management, Automotive Industry Operations, Marketing & Sales Strategy

Career Experiences

Langdale Honda Valdosta (2020-2022)
- General Manager

Lexus of Greenville (2018-2019)
- General Manager/Managing Market Director

Mercedes Benz of Nashville (2005-2017)
- General Manager/Dealer Operator

BMW-Mini of Nashville (2002-2005)
- General Sales Manager

Hendrick Imports BMW (1996 to 2002)
- General Sales Manager
 - New Car Sales Manager
- Financial Services Manager


Plymouth State University: Bachelor Business Administration (BBA) - 1982

Harold Hamilton, Jr. serves as the Automotive Industry Practice Leader for The Goodwin Group. With a career spanning decades, Harold brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our team.

Harold’s career commenced with BMW of North America, where he represented the company at the regional level, engaging with retail operations in both primary and secondary markets. His role as an individual dealer’s management and financial consultant marked the beginning of a trajectory defined by excellence. Within three years as a district sales manager, Harold consistently surpassed wholesale objectives by an impressive average of 14% and fueled retail sales growth, achieving an average increase of 22%.

Building upon his early success, Harold transitioned through various dealerships, accumulating invaluable experiences that shaped his comprehensive understanding of the industry. His pinnacle achievement came as the General Manager and Dealer Operator for Mercedes-Benz of Nashville, where he undertook the monumental task of rebuilding the business from the ground up—addressing staffing, team dynamics, reputation, and operational processes. His dedication and leadership remained unwavering for almost 13 years, leaving an unforgettable mark on the organization.

In his most recent role as the General Manager for Langdale Honda Valdosta, Harold continued to demonstrate his prowess in steering automotive enterprises toward success. His multifaceted career has consistently showcased his ability to enhance operations, drive sales, and optimize profits.

Harold’s strategic insights and passion for the automotive industry continue to contribute significantly to The Goodwin Group’s success. His commitment to excellence and depth of experience make him an invaluable asset to our organization. He and his wife reside in the Greater Atlanta, Georgia area.

Committees & Charitable Organization Experience:

Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Middle Tennessee, Inc.
YMCA Middle Tennessee
Youth Community Action Project
The BBB Middle Tennessee, Inc. - The Integrity Foundation
Make-A-Wish Foundation Middle Tennessee

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