Dominion DMS Executive Director of Technology Named to Automotive News Rising Stars


Tony Garcia amongst 25 honorees recognized for continuous innovation of first cloud-native DMS built on Microsoft Azure

Norfolk, Va. – September 7, 2021 – Dominion DMS, a pioneer of Microsoft-based dealer management systems including the cloud-native VUE DMS, announces that Tony Garcia, Executive Director of Technology, is named to Automotive News Rising Stars. He leads an innovative Technology team that developed VUE DMS, the first cloud-native dealer management system built on Microsoft Azure.

“I am honored to be recognized for this incredible award, amongst some of the auto industry’s best,” said Tony. “I could not be prouder to lead VUE DMS’ talented technology team. Their dedication to helping dealers overcome their toughest challenges enable us to develop our next-generation VUE DMS offering digital security, flexibility and efficiency.”

Tony’s team is responsible for developing and deploying VUE DMS features, security enhancements, cloud Infrastructure, OEM and third-party integrations. His team diligently monitors the software and various platforms that power the system to ensure the best possible technology performance for VUE DMS clients. An industry veteran with 20+ years of experience in software development, Tony has designed and launched successful programs in various industries, including automotive.

“Tony and his team’s efforts make up the cornerstone of VUE DMS, from its user-friendly interface to the digital security that dealers can depend on,” said VUE DMS President Sharon Kitzman. “Their ongoing commitment to innovation enables us to continuously improve the software, so dealers can take back control of their dealership in this rapidly-changing retail landscape.”

Automotive News Rising Stars recognizes 25 honorees each year for their efforts in driving automakers and suppliers in solving the automotive industry’s toughest problems and designing new business models during the pandemic. Click here to read Tony’s profile.

One of Tony’s primary focuses is the continued expansion of the Technology team to help dealers succeed in today’s ever-evolving auto retail industry. To learn more about VUE DMS culture and opportunities to join this growing team, visit our careers page.

About Dominion DMS:

Dominion DMS is a pioneer in Microsoft-based dealer management systems with decades of experience partnering with franchise dealerships to deliver a superior experience, reduce costs and protect their business. Our cloud-native VUE DMS offers digital security, flexibility and efficiency to help dealers meet today’s rapidly-changing market. Learn more at

About Dominion Dealer Solutions:

Dominion Dealer Solutions prides itself on providing the automotive industry’s most innovative technology. Products include the new cloud-native dealer management system solution offering modern digital security, flexibility and efficiency (VUE DMS), inventory management and merchandising (Dealer Specialties) and vehicle data solutions (DataOne), vehicle registration reporting (Cross-Sell), and AI-powered Customer intel platform for sales and service, (Activator Dealer Solutions). Every OEM and more than 6,000 dealer partners depend on Dominion’s foundation of innovation, integrity, excellence and teamwork to deliver outstanding results. For more information, visit our website, like us on Facebook, LinkedIn or YouTube, or follow us on Twitter.

Robert J. Gorincen
Marketing Director
Dominion DMS
C: 219.973.5803


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