About Dave

  • Dave Anderson, Founder

    Dave started in the car business as a salesperson. He has been a general manager and director of some of America's most successful automotive dealerships. The last dealership group that he helped to lead had over $300,000,000 in annual sales.

    Dave is president of LearnToLead, a sales and leadership training company based near Los Angeles, California. He gives presentations over 100 times per year and has spoken in fourteen countries. Dave is the author of twelve books including, Up Your Business, If You Don't Make Waves You'll Drown, How to Deal with Difficult Customers, How to Run Your Business by THE BOOK, and How to Lead by THE BOOK. He writes leadership columns for Dealer Magazine and Dealer Business Journal.

    Dave was a featured speaker at the NADA Convention for ten consecutive years. His articles have appeared in hundreds of publications worldwide, including The Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report, Success Magazine and Investor's Daily. He is a frequent panelist on MSNBC's Your Business.

    Dave, with his wife Rhonda, are co-founders of the Matthew 25:35 Foundation, whose mission is to bring food, clothing, shelter, medicine and ministry to under-resourced people around the world.