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Jason Gillman- Executive Vice President of the Gillman Companies
Jason Gillman was born in Houston, Texas. He is an Executive Vice President of The Gillman Companies and member of the Gillman Companies Board of Directors.
Jason is the third generation of a family that has been deeply involved in the retail automobile business for more than six decades. At 14, he began working in the Gillman Pontiac dealership during summer vacation. After starting at the wash rack, he spent the next few years gaining experience in various departments before moving into sales.
He then attended Texas Tech University and earned a degree in Automotive Marketing from Northwood University, where he was named a Dean's List student. Additional academic and hands-on experience was gained by graduating from the General Motors Dealer Academy and successfully completing the NADA Dealer Candidate Academy. In 1992, he assumed his first managerial role in a dealership.
Since that time, he has been General Manager of a Gillman Honda facility. Under his leadership, that location attained the prestigious Honda President's Award as one of the top 50 Honda dealerships in the nation in terms of sales and customer satisfaction. In another role, Jason assumed full control of the organization's total used vehicle inventory. Today, utilizing his broad base of retail automobile experience, he holds executive responsibility as a member of The Gillman Companies' upper management team.
Jason serves and is part of the Board of Directors of the San Antonio Area Automobile Dealers Association for 2011. Jason has also been active in retail automobile dealership public affairs, serving as Chairman of the Texas Automobile Dealers Association TEAM Committee. He has also been a member of the Dealer Election Action Committee, a member of the Mitsubishi Motor Sales of America Dealer Advisory Board, and is recognized for his community service.
Married, Jason resides in San Antonio with his wife and sons.
Patrick York is Chief Operating Officer of the Gillman Companies.
As Chief Operating Officer of the Gillman Companies, Patrick York is responsible for the overall performance of all Gillman Dealerships. He also oversees operations of the various ancillary business service functions.
He is the son of an automobile dealer who once was a new vehicle sales manager at Frank Gillman Pontiac. Patrick grew up working in various dealership departments and for the Texas Automobile Dealers Association. He completed his formal scholastic education by earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Texas in San Antonio. A graduate of the National Automobile Dealers Association Dealer Academy, he is also a member with the Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals.
Prior to joining The Gillman Companies, Patrick served as Vice President of Marketing for Service Group, an organization providing training and profit programs to automobile dealerships. In this role, he was actively involved with the Gillman Companies for over nine years.
Under his leadership, Gillman has continued to be named a Top 125 Dealership Group by Automotive News. Most recently the firm was credited with being the 40th largest retail automobile dealer group in the nation. The company has reported increased volume and profitability year over year. Multiple dealerships have earned their prestigious manufacturer award for superior customer service and sales including Honda President's Award, Subaru Stellar Care Award, Mitsubishi Diamond Circle of Excellence and Acura Precision Team Award. The organization is most proud to have received both the Houston Chronicle Top Work Place and the Rio Grande Valley Morning Star Reader's Choice awards multiple times.
Patrick's work involves him with several manufacturers. He serves on the True Car National Dealer Council and the Customer Advisory Board for Reynolds and Reynolds. He is a member of the Houston Automobile Dealers Association and an active supporter of the Fort Bend Women's Center.
Married, he resides in Katy, Texas, with his wife and two children.