Rod Heasley is the President of KISS Concepts Group a relationship based Automotive Dealer Services Agency with headquarters in Fairmont, North Carolina and offices in Fort Worth, Texas. KISS Concepts is an agency of talented automotive professionals specializing in BHPH operations. Heasley most recently served as the executive vice president of sales and marketing for Peritus Portfolio Services (PPS). He was responsible for training, certification and immediate supervision of 123 business development managers nationwide. He is the author of How to Build a Successful Territory© for outside sales field agents. Heasley has over 30 years in the automotive retail sales & ancillary products industry. He is a contributing international writer with numerous articles published in the US and Canada. Heasley is a highly sought out speaker and presenter for national auto industry conferences. He regularly conducts sales training seminars and motivational workshops for NIADA state dealer associations and is the author of the national NIADA Best Practices dealer training series titled: Regulation & Revenue After the Handshake and “Street Level”- Bankruptcy 101. His upcoming book entitled Back to Basics-Relationships not Transactions is a hands-on guide to operating a successful independent auto dealership, and is expected to be published in late 2014 or the first quarter of 2015.