NuVinAir Global, a privately held, Dallas-based company providing patented vehicle-cleanliness solutions and revenue-generating platforms, today announced the appointment of Troy Blackwell as its senior vice president, global operations. Reporting to the company’s CEO and founder, Kyle Bailey, he is responsible for providing leadership and vision for the company’s customer programs, operational controls, and franchise distributor success.
With nearly 20 years of leadership experience in the automotive industry, Blackwell joins NuVinAir Global from AutoNation, where he worked as a senior director, spearheading a major brand extension for the largest automotive group in the nation. During his tenure, he helped launch a chain of stand-alone used-car dealerships called AutoNation USA, which streamlines the car-buying process with new technology and a no-haggle strategy.
Prior to AutoNation, Blackwell worked for more than a decade at CarMax, the country’s largest used-car retailer and a Fortune 500 company, where he served as both regional sales development leader and general manager. He started his leadership career at Target, where he developed strong teams to help fuel results-driven company growth. Blackwell holds a BA degree in human resource management from California State University at Sacramento.