Nextup, based in Anaheim, California, announced that Julie Lozano has joined the company as Director of Marketing. Julie will develop and oversee marketing, communications, and public relations strategy for the organization in close collaboration with its executive team.
Julie brings over 15 years of automotive experience to her new position. She began her career as a salesperson at a large dealer group in Houston, TX, eventually moving into BDC and Internet Department management, before transitioning to Director of Marketing for the group. Julie has been in the Automotive SaaS space since 2011, providing marketing expertise to several organizations, and has remained focused on helping to improve processes and customer experiences in the industry she loves.
“I’m looking forward to being a part of Nextup’s continued growth. Not only is the platform among the most innovative and exciting I’ve seen, but the opportunity to be a part of this amazing team is the ultimate career dream. I’ve had respect and admiration for them for years, and now I get to experience their enthusiasm first-hand every day.”
CEO Clint Burns explains that Nextup’s focus on expanding its reach to new markets, coupled with the growth it’s experienced, makes the time right to bolster marketing efforts. “We are excited about Julie joining our team. With her retail automotive and CRM marketing experience, she has an unparalleled knowledge of the industry gaps that Nextup bridges. We have ambitious goals that extend to all retail operations, and I’m happy to have Julie on board to help us reach them.”