Women in Auto: Marsha McCombs Shields

Marsha McCombs Shields claims she was born into the automotive sector as the daughter of San Antonio automobile magnate Crimson McCombs, and just by natural means gravitated toward a profession pursuing in her father’s footsteps.

She suggests she’s labored in pretty much every single position in an auto dealership apart from for support technician, a career she reported she’s satisfied to depart to the extremely-qualified tech industry experts.

Nowadays, she’s seller principal of her family’s San Antonio dealerships, a situation she’s held considering the fact that 2002.

All those dealerships consist of Pink McCombs Hyundai Northwest, McCombs Ford West, Purple McCombs Northwest Genesis, Purple McCombs Toyota, Purple McCombs Superior Hyundai, Universal Toyota, and Crimson McCombs Ford. “I lead our family’s investments in the automotive industry and am dependable for small business progress, operations, [manufacturer] relations, vehicle engineering investments, and all facets of the company,” she stated.

And she easily acknowledges that the car organization is in her blood.

“I actually grew up in the dealerships,” she said. “Family dinner dialogue subject areas normally centered on happenings in the dealership that day, plans for marketing campaigns, new types, shoppers, and entertaining tales about various car salesmen.

“I have several early, fond memories of likely to do the job with my father on Saturdays and investing the day there, at age 5 and older,” she reported.