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Patrick Tessier

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Patrick Tessier is a leading automotive industry figure renowned in Australia and internationally for his unique dealer insights, marketing acumen and passion for the retail automotive business.

Patrick’s involvement in marketing and advertising began 20-plus years ago when he established an automotive retail advertising agency with a handful of dealers which quickly grew into a full service agency with offices in four states employing over 30 professionals dedicated to delivering the ultimate in customer service and creativity.

Additionally, Patrick was one of the driving forces in establishing the Australian Automotive Dealer Association, which today represents over 1,500 franchised new car dealers.

Patrick’s involvement with the AADA continues today and includes convening the annual AADA National Dealer Convention, conducting international Study Tours and producing the bi-monthly Automotive Dealer magazine that extensively covers all aspects of the retail automotive industry.

Sensing the trend to digital advertising, Patrick sold his advertising business and launched S21Media in 2015.

S21Media is a digital marketing agency located in Caulfield South, Victoria specialising in digital strategy, lead generation, social media, mobile marketing, reputation management, website design and much more.

Patrick is also a highly sought after keynote speaker, dedicated philanthropist and an enthusiastic golfer.

Vanessa Cause

SALES DIRECTOR

Vanessa is a results driven, accomplished Consultant with 30 years of Motor Industry Experience. She has a rare balance of strategic insight, “big picture thinking” with sales and operational experience.

Starting in the Motor Industry in her early20’s as a Car Care Consultant, she took on the challenge with MotorOne as an Account Manager in Tasmania.

Vanessa was instrumental in starting the fifth profit centre into 80 per cent of the Franchised Motor Car Dealers throughout Tasmania. Living in Tasmania to start the business and recruit on the ground staff to manage the business locally and manage the Tint-A-Car franchised network in the state.

The corporate ladder was her next journey, and the move back to Melbourne presented her with a Sales Manager’s role for MotorOne in Victoria managing 150 sales consultants within Franchised Car Dealerships for over four years.

Moving from there into the Victorian State Manager’s role for Worldmark responsible for a portfolio of 15 MotorOne Workshops, 20 Tint-A-Car franchises, three factory owned retail Tint-A-Car stores, MotorOne electronics businesses and 250 Dealerships with sales teams that represented each business silo.

Vanessa joined the Worldmark Share Holders program and spent 19 years working for the company.

Vanessa has exceptional leadership skills with highly developed coaching, sales training, mentoring and team development capabilities.

Vanessa became the Sales Director at S21Media for Australia and New Zealand and continues to demonstrate ethical business practices as well as enjoying the success that the Motor Industry has bestowed on her career.

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