Meet the Trainers

Mark Ekhoff
Mark Ekhoff

Mark Ekhoff

VP of Business Development

Mark Ekhoff is an Automotive Development Group veteran. As VP of Business Development he has always played a part in training, both internally and externally. As a trainer Mark’s passion is unrivaled and his progressive utilization of Proactive Selling System to help dealers drive better results is well documented.

  • Over 10 years of experience in the Automotive Industry
  • Has worked as a Salesman and F&I Manager as well as a New Car Manager
  • Has trained over 700 F&I professionals ranging from beginner to experienced
  • Stores have experienced PVR results as a direct result of Mark’s training
Tony Troussov

Tony Troussov

Director of Training

Tony Troussov started as Director of Training in 2012. Since then he has had a hand in developing the 8 workshops that ADG offers today. The 8 workshops stem from the Proactive Selling System®, a unique method developed in part by Tony to help our dealerships succeed. Tony also has experience in One Price or Negotiation Free Sales conversion and training. His years of training experience as well as his innovative mind and ability to think outside the box have been a great asset to ADG.

  • 14 years of Automotive Retail experience
  • Director of Training – Walser Automotive Group
  • Contributor "Auto Dealer Monthly"
  • Speaker 2013 NADA Convention
  • Judge of the 1st Global Sales Championship - Hyundai Motor Company, Seoul Korea
  • Panelist "Training for Growth" 2014 Agent Summit
  • Presenter "Bringing Value to F&I" Workshops – Hyundai Motor America
  • Member of National Speakers Association
  • 2000+ hours of platform training
  • Certified Coach Practitioner by Certified Coach Federation
  • Proactive Selling System® Certified Instructor

“The biggest reward a trainer can get is seeing people achieve higher performance levels by using what they’ve learned from you.”

Tony Troussov
Dan Hahn
Dan Hahn

Dan Hahn

Fixed Operations Trainer

Dan joined ADG as our Fixed Operations Trainer. He is a Proactive Selling System Certified Instructor for the Service Manager Workshop and Service Advisor Workshop here at ADG. Dan serves a huge purpose in the field as well helping to train service department personnel.

  • 20 years of service experience
  • ASE Master Certified Technician
  • Toyota Certified Technician, Service Advisor, Service Manager
  • Hunter Certified Alignment Specialist
  • Proactive Selling System® Certified Instructor

"Whether side by side at a dealership or in a workshop environment, helping advisors develop and improve their sales skills is what I do best."