Rockstar Conference

Rockstar Event Las Vegas May 2018

Mat Koenig Kickoff

This is the beginning of the May 14-15 Rockstar Conference Event in Las Vegas, NV at the D Hotel and Casino. Mat Koenig is opening the event and getting the crowd ready.

Coach Sherry Winn Keynote

Coach Winn took the audience by storm at the May 2018 Rockstar Conference in Las Vegas. After watching this session you’ll understand why. More about Coach Sherry Winn She has written five books including, “Unleash the Winner within You: A Success Game Plan for Business, Leadership and Life.” Thousands, from small business owners to athletic coaches to corporate executives, have enjoyed Coach Winn’s powerful interactive and humorous WINNING presentations. With over 34 years of practicing leadership as an elite athlete and collegiate basketball coach, Sherry is an expert on coaching leaders and team members to championship status. She has successfully taken people beyond their levels of comfort to “WIN” against competitors who were superior in talent, facilities and financial budgets. Through her WIN Philosophy™ and WINNER Principles™, she teaches leaders and team members to be victorious even when the odds appear to be insurmountable. A recognized authority on leadership and team development, Coach Winn shares with you the WINNER Principles which will enable you to rejuvenate, invigorate and stimulate you and your team members to become agents of change. Audiences rave about Coach Winn’s ability to enthusiastically deliver messages woven into humorous stories which are applicable for individuals within all levels of organizations. A passionate, sought-after author, speaker and business consultant, Coach Winn is characterized by friends, colleagues and clients as one of the most benevolent, perceptive and influential individuals in the business today. Coach Winn is the originator of the WIN Philosophy ™ and the WINNER Principles ™, and is known for her passion and belief system that ALL things are possible. To book Coach Winn for a media appearance, speaking or seminar engagements, or to inquire about her WINNING Coaching, call 304-380-4398, email her at or visit her website at You can follow Coach Winn at or, or

Frank J Lopes

Frank J Lopes, “The Marketing Guy For Car Guys”, Social Media Influencer and Marketing Agent for multiple high volume dealerships, shares the results from his recent 6-month conversational investigation into the highest performing dealerships in the US and his over 22 years of Automotive Marketing Agency experience as well as his lifetime of experience in the automotive industry (literally- LIFETIME: he started working in a dealership at 11 years old!)

Mike Phillips

Mike Phillips, Digital Marketing Executive for McCloskey Motors, and host of the leadership based podcast THE FRONT is a top performer in business with over 25 years of sales, management, coaching, and leadership experience. Mike takes pride in being a family man. He is a father to three amazing children, and married to an amazing, supportive wife.

Joe Cala

Joe Cala is the Owner of JC Training & Development, LLC. Joe is a source of inspiration and motivation in positivity & sales strategies! Joe has a unique and wide range of experience in the Automotive Industry and the Public Speaking circuit. Through Joe’s motivational messages, practical life lessons, leadership, management and business practices learned from his 20 years of ministry along with the Automotive Industry, Joe has helped people of all ages and from all walks of life around the world to discover their purpose and thrive in their personal destiny.

Glenn Lundy

Born into a military family in Texas my family moved often and ultimately raised in Flagstaff, AZ for 23 years. Glenn has been in the car business for 10 years now with experience in sales, finance, and management. He is a father of 4, and married to my beautiful wife who was born and raised right in Paris, KY. Glenn is the General Manager at Dan Cummins.

Dave Benson

Dave is the co-founder of The Sales Hustlers, a movement of salespeople using sales funnels, social media and personal brands to bring a transparency and innovation to car sales like never before. He is the author of the best selling sales book, “100 Days of Sales Greatness”, the top 100 phrases you need to double your sales in the next 100 days.

Tony D

Tony Dupaquier is considered the industry’s most forward-thinking F&I and sales trainer and consultant creating The Academy’s Y.E.S. Processes. Tony leads the 10 certified trainers and in-dealership developers at The Academy as the Director of The Academy. Tony earned a degree in Communications from Sam Houston State University and has since become a 27+ year veteran of the automotive industry.

Tim James

Tim James is a dynamic leader and sales strategist with more than 20 years of demonstrated success in driving multi-million dollar revenue growth, while providing visionary leadership in highly competitive markets. Tim is the Chief Operating Officer at FlickFusion Video Marketing and has a long track record of success, implementing innovative product, marketing, and sales strategies.

Mark Tewart

Mark Tewart is a recognized expert and thought leader on sales, sales management and dealership operations in the automotive industry. Mark has been in the automotive industry for over three decades in Sales, Leasing, F&I, General Manager, speaker, trainer and consultant. Mark has many times been one of the top-rated speakers at the NADA and NIADA Conventions. Mark has spoken at state and local conventions, 20 Groups and most all of the automotive industry seminars.

Scott Pechstein

Scott Pechstein started out in Automotive retailin the 1990s and then joined Autobytel in May 2000. Today, Scott serves as Vice President of Sales for Autobytel where he manages sales and account management along with Autobytel’s broad range of industry leading products, and serves as an automotive industry spokesperson, a company news media spokesperson, and lead trainer of the Autobytel Dealer Insight Series.