Interview: Randy Martin

March 18th, 2019 by

Work Related

  • How long have you been in the truck industry? Any other professions?
  • 1 year in the Truck Industry and 20+ years in the Sporting Goods Industry.

  • Have you always been in sales?
  • For most of my adult life.

  • What do you like about working in sales?
  • Never the same day. Dealing with different people, and relationship building.

  • What is your role here at Tom’s?
  • Pre-Owned Truck Sales.

  • How long have you been at Tom’s?
  • 1 year.

  • What do you like best about working at Tom’s? Your favorite perk?
  • Having the freedom to work from home and build the business the way I know how to.

  • Goals that you have reached with Tom’s?
  • Building a business in North San Diego County. Not there yet, but working on it.

  • Any upcoming sales or deals?
  • Working with 2 customers that should close within the month of March.

  • What is the best advice someone has given you for succeeding in service?
  • Listen and try and put yourself in the customers’ shoes.

  • What is one important skill that you have acquired at Tom’s?
  • Patience. Customers may only purchase 1 truck a year.


    Life Related

  • Favorite hobbies or activities?
  • I enjoy hiking, baseball, golf, and watching live music.

  • How would you spend $1 million?
  • Payoff all my debt, save/invest, help family members in need.

  • Favorite sports teams?
  • LA Dodgers and LA Rams.

  • If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
  • That is a tough one because I have not traveled the world. One place I would love to see is Greece.

  • What is the best vacation you have ever taken?
  • Both in Mexico. Cancun and Cozumel.

  • What piece of technology could not work without?
  • My phone and laptop………because of work, not social media.

  • What would you do with “15 minutes of fame”?
  • Work with kids and let them know to pursue what they love, not what someone wants them to be.

  • If you could stay a certain age forever, which age and why?
  • 40ish. Old enough to know and young enough to pursue.

  • Any funny sales stories?
  • None that I can think of at this time.

  • Worst pet peeve?
  • People that talk about themselves and never take a break to listen.


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