President and Award-Winning Dealership Owner
Born and raised in New York City, NY, until the age of 37. Owned and operated a ladies apparel manufacturing company (In The Garment Center).
Moved to New Orleans, LA, in 1984 and started selling Toyotas at Toyota Of Jefferson in New Orleans. The Toyota store was selling 600 – 700 cars a month with a sales force of 40 people. Tom quickly became the #1 salesperson and never looked back.
After getting into management Tom, along with other management staff, set numerous volume records with Gulf States Toyota.
In 1991,Tom was recruited by The Regency Group of Mississippi and Florida. Tom ran both The Nissan and Toyota Stores for 9 years.
From 2000 through 2010, Tom became Owner/Operator of:
Tom Wadler Nissan, Tom Wadler Toyota, Tom Wadler Lincoln – Mercury, Tom Wadler KIA, Tom Wadler Chevy, Pontiac, GMC, Buick, in Greenville, MS, and KIA Of Monroe in Charlotte, NC.
Tom has been honored with the most prestigious of Awards in the automobile industry including:
Tom Wadler Automobile Sales Training/Tom Wadler Automotive Recruiting was founded in 2010. Tom has recruited and placed 32,700 salespeople, managers and service positions into automobile dealerships.
Tom Wadler has been constantly pushing the envelope in regard to the ever-changing world of finding dealerships top talent.
Tom Wadler Automobile Sales Training/Tom Wadler Automotive Recruiting was born out of the obvious need of letting automobile dealerships do what they do best: “Sell Cars and Trucks!”
And let Tom Wadler be their expert partner to help staff their Dealerships. Tom’s experience, knowledge, expertise, and especially Tom being a Former Dealer/Owner himself, brings a totally different perspective to the Automotive Recruiting Process.
For a concise history of Tom Wadler just Google: Tom Wadler
We've helped Automotive Dealerships
fill over 32700 jobs in various positions
"Tom hired me at Kia of Gastonia last year. Now I'm at Renaldo Kia and I've already done some finance office work. Just wanted to thank you for giving me the opportunity to get into the business. This business has already given me a new car and a new house almost 3000 sqft, on 3 acres. You gave great guidance!"
"When you look up Car Dealer in the dictionary... There's a picture of Tom Wadler. He's a car dealer's car dealer. Tom has an amazing ability to create a powerful work culture that encourages every employee to rise to the challenge and give their best effort day in and day out. He doesn't build a staff; he builds a family."
"When we looked back and realized we hired 400 people through Tom Wadler Automotive Recruiting in a year, it was a no brainer that it was a fantastic return on investment."
"To this day I still brag to my friends and co workers about you brother. The "Wad" was the best marketing guy on the planet, he could get them in the door better than anyone I've seen in my 24 year career. And one hell of a closer!!! BTW brother, that 24 years in this biz is because I learned from the best."