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April 8, 2012

Business briefs: April 8, 2012

Appointment announced

PLATTSBURGH — Coldwell Banker Whitbeck Associates has retained Melvin Browndorf to its firm as business development manager. He will focus on growth and productivity with an opportunity to bring his real-estate skills and past business experiences to the team.

Browdorf, a GRI, CRS and associate broker, graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia with a degree in economics. He built a career in business development, including ownership of a previous real-estate and title company.

Clients he has worked with include Glaxo, Smith Kline, Lockheed Martin, Merk, DuPont and Xerox.

Awards received

PLATTSBURGH — Several sales professionals of the Della Auto Group have received high sales honors and accomplishments that are recognized nationally by the automotive franchises for 2011.

At the Della Honda location, the following sales leadership awards were given: Gold Master Level, Jean Worland and Leisa Hamilton; Gold Level, Ben Bradford; Silver Level, Adam Walton, Kent Schmidt and Brian Chambers; and Bronze Level, Wayne Lapier.

The Honda Council of Sales Leadership is an annual recognition program designed to encourage professional development and sales excellence throughout the dealer network. With a primary focus on training, sales volume and customer satisfaction, the program identifies sales consultants who excel at enhancing the buying experience.

Della Honda was also awarded the Customer Service Excellence Award.

E Della Toyota had similar success from its sales associates.

John Kinsman, Chris Saroj and Gabe Thume were all honored with the title of being Toyota Master Certified. This means they have Toyota's stamp of approval as a sales associate based on outstanding product knowledge.

Kenneth Gray also won the Toyota Parts Management Excellence Award. These associates, along with management and other employees at Della Toyota, helped the dealership win the Toyota 2011 President's Award, which is only awarded to those dealerships that have demonstrated a commitment to maintaining Toyota's high standards for customer satisfaction.

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