Ken Runnells

Former NCM Moderator/Consultant

Ken Runnels

Ken was a Moderator/Consultant with NCM from February 1998 through December 2018.  He worked with such brands as Cadillac, Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep, Ford, Lexus, Nissan, and Toyota in an automotive consulting capacity. He also facilitated onsite departmental manager meetings for individual dealers and dealer groups to review and recognize opportunities to grow their respective departments' volume and profitability.

Ken holds a degree in accounting and business law from San Antonio College and had 25 years of experience working in all dealership departments. He was the business manager for a Honda/Mazda dealership in San Antonio, Texas, and then worked 17 years as the general manager/dealer operator of Acura, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Volkswagen, Isuzu, and Lincoln-Mercury dealerships in New Orleans, Louisiana, for the same owner. He partnered to build the Honda and Acura dealerships from the ground up, giving him a unique moderator perspective on starting a dealership from scratch.