President of Auto Group, Manager, and Sales in Fairfield, California
Rahim Hassanally, is President and Dealer Principal of Momentum Auto Group in Fairfeild, CA. At 24 he worked at three local dealerships, been promoted to General Sales Manager and earned a bachelor’s degree in political science at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. In 2006 at age 28, Hassanally purchased his first dealership which houses Infinity and Volvo of Fairfield in Fairfield, CA. He now operates 16 franchises, which employ more than 250 people and generated $300 million in revenues in 2012. Since then Hassanally has been appointed a member of the New Motor Vehicle Board of the Department of Motor Vehicle and appointed to the California Consumer Motor Vehicle Recovery Corporation Board of Directors.
Where other dealers blame the economic downturn of recent years for their lack of success, Hassanally views the experience as character building. He credits the economic crisis with teaching him to manage his resources for maximum profitability, thus, making him a stronger dealer in the process.