President Sharon Kitzman Recognized Among 100 Leading Women in North American Auto Industry

Kitzman leads launch of VUE DMS, a cloud-native DMS providing franchise dealers with advanced mobility, security and accessibility

Norfolk, Va. – December 2, 2020 – VUE DMS, a cloud-native solution providing dealers the confidence to break free with digital mobility, security and accessibility to meet today’s rapidly changing market, announces that Sharon Kitzman, President of Dominion DMS, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions, has been named to the 100 Leading Women in North American Auto Industry by Automotive News for the second time. Honorees are selected for their leadership, accomplishments and positive impact on their business. Kitzman’s inclusion on this list is a culmination of a trailblazing career that paved the way for women in the industry. It also comes on the cusp of the company’s launch of its new cloud-native DMS, VUE.

“Sharon is highly regarded in the automotive industry and we are thrilled that she is again recognized for this prestigious award,” said Dominion Dealer Solutions President Dan Sykes. “We are confident that Sharon’s leadership will ensure the success of VUE, our cloud-native DMS that will launch in early 2021. Her experience in the automotive domain is essential in bringing this latest technology to market by offering dealers a new choice in modern security, mobility and accessibility.”

Kitzman has nearly 25 years of experience in the automotive software industry – ranging from customer support, sales, marketing, OEM partnerships to product management. She joined Dominion DMS in 2019 as Senior Vice President and quickly ascended to President in January 2020. Previously, she worked for Infomedia leading the Americas region. Kitzman is a graduate of Ohio State University and a recipient of the 2015 100 Leading Women in the North America award.

“Dealership operations have become increasingly complex due to rapidly emerging technologies, growing security risks, changing regulations and evolving consumer behavior – all of which demands a DMS solution built to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow,” said Sykes. “Sharon’s proven ability will help dealers embrace the digital transformation to scale their business and provide a seamless customer experience for years to come.”

Automotive News selects the 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry list every five years since 2000. This year’s honorees include executives from 72 companies. 

About Dominion DMS:

Dominion DMS, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions, is the leader in providing cloud native dealership management system software to retail automotive dealerships. Dominion VUE is a modern DMS leveraging a full suite of Microsoft tools and enabling dealers to take advantage of all of the benefits and efficiencies that a true cloud-based solution offers. The foundation for VUE, the most modern DMS platform available to dealers, is the fifteen-year Dominion DMS history of knowing and understanding dealers technology needs and providing unprecedented levels of service and solutions with its award-winning ACCESS solution.

About Dominion Dealer Solutions:

Dominion Dealer Solutions prides itself on providing the automotive industry’s most innovative technology. Products include native cloud dealer management system (VUE DMS), inventory management and merchandising (Dealer Specialties) and vehicle data solutions (DataOne), vehicle registration reporting (Cross-Sell), and AI-powered Customer intel platform for sales and service, (Activator Dealer Solutions). Every OEM and more than 6,000 dealer partners depend on Dominion’s foundation of innovation, integrity, excellence and teamwork to deliver outstanding results. For more information, visit our website, like us on Facebook, or YouTube, or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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