Gart Sutton Bio
An internationally-recognized speaker and educator, Gart Sutton is the president of Gart Sutton & Associates, Inc., a company he founded in 1980. His retailing background has been a family tradition since his grandfather opened a Los Angeles Ford dealership in 1921. While Gart's expertise is in sales, he has worked in every facet of the vehicle retail business. His business acumen is built on a strong foundation of formal education (Business & Psychology degrees) and real-world experience (retail management).
Gart has been a powersports industry Management Consultant for over 30 years. His skill set includes facilitating educational workshops, moderating dealer groups, conducting industry research, developing training solutions for powersports manufacturers, and conducting on-site dealership training and consulting. He has moderated multiple powersports 20-group meetings in the U.S. and Canada for many years.
Gart has authored over a dozen industry books and spoken to thousands of retailers, manufacturers, and distributors worldwide. His featured columns have been seen in Powersports Business, Motorcycle Product News, and Boating Industry magazines.