About Next Level 2 Sales

At Next Level 2 Sales we offer a very unique and rewarding service for auto dealerships and any type of business that handles leads. These include website, text, chat and phone leads. Most sales-training companies only focus on the total sales team with little attention to handling of leads. At Next Level we concentrate on the largest opportunity area within your business. Leads and more leads!

We offer a service that is the industry leader in maximizing all of the leads your business receives. We do this through proven processes and procedures that we collectively merge into your store. We effectively maximize all the leads you are currently receiving and paying good money for. We will get the most Return on Investment (ROI) out of all of your incoming leads utilizing monthly training, follow-up and appointment setting that will create more sales and bottom-line income.

We partner with your dealership or business as we monitor the lead activities daily, weekly and monthly to provide you with opportunities to increase your overall sales. We will ensure you have the proper People, Processes and Technology moving forward to succeed. These are the three pillars to our success
within a given business.

So, let us know if you would like a free no-cost consultation on your lead activities today! We are confident we will find some sales for you just utilizing our monthly visits and continual training within your store. We look forward to having you as our partner in business!

Michael King

Michael King

National Field Manager | Next Level 2 Sales

Michael King is an automotive sales, marketing, and process specialist who partners with businesses to increase profitability and long-term sales growth.

Michael has spent the last 27 years in the automotive Industry working in dealerships in a variety of different positions within the store. He has worked in almost every department in the dealership, including fixed and variable front-end operations. This experience includes large dealerships selling 500 to 600 vehicles a month, to stores selling 90 to 120 vehicles per month..

He began his automotive dealership career by selling cars, then managing Internet and BDC departments, to managing a finance department. He also spent years managing dealership sales teams as a New and Used car manager and eventually earned a role as GM of a Ford dealership in Portland, Ore. In his last roles, he served as General Sales Manager (GSM) at a Ford dealership as well as a BMW store.

Earning a reputation as a store turnaround specialist, he did so by hiring the right personnel and managers, creating a strong cohesive team environment, putting into place successful processes and procedures and implementation of an ongoing training program. In each instance, I have always focused on my personal three pillars to success. People, Processes and Technology.

Leveraging industry relationships, Michael progressed his career to include dealership consulting. Main objectives included helping store management and ownership with expense structure, P&L statement analysis, appropriate staffing levels in relation to profitability, marketing, floor plan, and fixed ops.

Related industry experience includes managing the parts division operations for Van Hool, a major coach bus manufacturer. He rose to this position by taking an individual parts location in Faribault Minnesota from losing over $200,000 prior to his arrival, to a profit of $220,000 after one year. This was achieved by maintaining proper inventory levels, adjusting inventory turns, and managing obsolescence.

Additional industry experience includes a role as National Sales Manager for an automotive aftermarket bearing and seal manufacturer. During this tenure, he managed 15 manufacturer representative organizations and called on most national parts program distributors.

Michael is a graduate from the University of Arizona, earning a Bachelor's in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance.

Kyle Sohn

Kyle Sohn

Great Plains Field Manager

Kyle Sohn has been a leader in all areas of sales in the automotive industry for over ten years. Kyle led successful teams in achieving record sales by following proven processes and procedures.

Kyle Sohn is uniquely qualified as a graduate of Bethany College with a Sports Management and Coaching degree, and former football player at Bethany College. Kyle has held sales positions in the hospitality industry and managed a territory of over 200 accounts for a multi million dollar company.

Kyle's career began as a sales consultant at H&H Automotive in Omaha, Nebraska. He worked as used car specialist, finance manager, and was part of the start of a new department solely responsible for internet leads. Kyle's experience has provided him with extensive experience in all facets of the automotive sales process.

Now as Great Plains Field Manager for Next Level 2 Sales, Kyle is enjoying the opportunity to assist Lead Management Teams to develop successful processes that maximize every lead. Kyle brings experience in a number of fields, knowledge of the sales process, his immeasurable positive energy, along with Next Level 2 Sales' proven method to achieve success in today's retail environment.

Joe Sohn

Joe Sohn

Midwest Field Manager

Joe Sohn, an automotive sales, marketing, and process specialist, partners with businesses to maximize profitability and to increase long-term sales growth.

For over 20 years, Joe Sohn has been a leader in the automotive industry in all areas of the sales process. Joe began his career as a sales consultant and not only achieved record personal sales, but also maintained customer service satisfaction levels that exceeded industry expectations.

He led successful teams to record sales by implementing training programs utilizing proven processes and procedures that increased overall sales.

Joe Sohn is uniquely qualified as he is a father of five, a coach of many sports teams, a graduate of Mankato State University with a degree in Education, and a US Army Veteran who has lead and motivated teams in many facets of his life.

Joe's career in automotive sales began as a sales consultant at Snell Motors in Mankato, MN. In and around the Minneapolis/Mankato area, he worked as a Sales Manager, General Sales Manager, General Manager as well as a Finance
Manager providing him with extensive experience in all facets of the sales process. Joe has hired and trained sales staff to follow processes and procedures to achieve high sales volumes.

Currently, as Midwest Field Manager for Next Level 2 Sales, Joe is enjoying the opportunity to assist Lead Management Teams to develop successful processes that maximize every lead. Joe brings to each company his experience, his knowledge, his positive energy and Next Level 2 Sales' proven method to achieve
success in today's retail environment

Jason Schaalma

Jason Schaalma

Great Lakes Field Manager | Next Level 2 Sales

Jason Schaalma is a sales, marketing, and Internet process specialist who coaches businesses to increase profitability and long-term sales growth.

For the past 24 years, Jason has been a leader in all of the automotive industry. Jason began his career at Tom Kadlec Pontiac and Honda in Rochester MN as a sales consultant, where he quickly learned his passion for the car business and mastered his craft and advanced into the finance manager position to start his management career and kept learning and advancing from there and being a leader in all areas of positions in a dealership.

Jason has first-hand experience using the Next Level 2 Sales process and procedures to build from the ground up a successful internet team and keep them at a high level of productivity and time management.

Currently, as the Great Lakes Field Manager for Next Level 2 Sales, Jason is enjoying the opportunity to coach lead management teams to develop successful processes that will maximize every opportunity that comes into your business. Jason brings knowledge in numerous fields, knowledge of the sales process and energy and personality that is contagious (In a good way!) along with Next Level 2 Sales method proven to work in today's environment.