Topics Include:

  • The importance of actively listening to your customer

  • A five-step process for better customer relations

  • How to find the right advocate within the customer organization

  • Consistently making your customer's life easier

Meet Your Mentor

Mentor Steve Jeske

Steve Jeske spent over 25 years in the automotive industry as a senior leader in various executive roles across multiple functions. Most recently Steve served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Marketing, and Product Development at GST AutoLeather, leading the company to #1 in the market. Prior to that, Steve served in a similar leadership capacity for both GDX Automotive and Collins and Aikman.

Steve has a passion for building winning customer relationships. He particularly enjoyed his experiences forming critical partnerships with the world’s largest automobile manufacturers, particularly focused on the Japan market.

Steve graduated with a BS in Business Administration from Wake Forest University, where he played baseball and was an integral member of an ACC championship team.