James A. Ziegler is a professional member of the National Speaker’s Association as well as National Speaker’s Association Georgia and National Speaker’s Association Tennessee. In July 2001, he...
James A. Ziegler is a professional member of the National Speaker’s Association as well as National Speaker’s Association Georgia and National Speaker’s Association Tennessee. In July 2001, he earned the prestigious “Certified Speaking Professional” designation at the NSA National Convention in Dallas. Less than 1/3 of one percent of all professional speakers worldwide ever achieves this coveted honor, the association’s highest earned award.
For almost 30 years, James A. Ziegler, CSP has researched, studied and trained in the retail automobile industry as surely as if he were studying for a Masters’ degree in any other profession. He is the ultimate student of our industry. Intellectual dynamics and incredible ability to perform at levels above the industry…Jim Ziegler’s future forecasting has an accuracy for predicting industry trends and events approaching 90%.
President of three corporations with revenues approaching $4 Million annually, nobody has the hands-on experience in the retail automobile business even rivaling his accomplishments and experience. Since March of 1986, when Ziegler left the retail car business following a career as a record setting manager with some of the top dealerships in the country, Ziegler has done business with more than 15,000 dealerships nationwide and more than 100,000 Dealers, managers and factory executives have attended Jim’s automobile dealer management seminars. Traveling more than 250 days a year, the man has physically worked in more than 1,000 showrooms in no less than 200 cities in 49 states.
Ziegler is known for his high energy, controversial, top-rated keynote speeches, national convention workshops, and in-dealership hands-on consultancies. He also presents several national seminars in cities nationwide every month. Jim is one of those extremely rare individuals that can actually perform what he teaches in the real world environments. As Ziegler will tell you… “I am the best there is at what I do!”
He has been the featured keynote speaker for 61 State Automobile Dealer Association Annual Conventions and has been consistently rated at the top of the top ten speakers at 5 National NADA Conventions.
James Ziegler is often interviewed, featured in articles by him or about him, and quoted as an industry expert by CBS 60 Minutes, CNNfn, Automotive News, USA Today, Bloomberg News, Dow-Jones Newswire, Automotive Executive, RV Executive today, Auto Age, Auto Success, in-dealership satellite networks, and Car Dealer Insider. Jim is the featured monthly columnist in DEALER Magazine with his very popular and always controversial column “The Dealer Advocate.” Extremely popular with the Dealers and respected by the factories and industry insiders, the man has become an in-demand celebrity speaker in the retail automobile industry. Factory executives seek his advice on marketing trends and industry future forecasts.
James A. Ziegler is a cut above; he is the author of The Prosperity Equation - The Entrepreneur’s Road Map to Wealth, where he reveals his secrets of what it takes to be a success in the business world.