Automotive News Honor Melisa Eichbauer of Findlay Volkswagen Henderson Named One of Automotive News’ 40 Under 40 Retail

March 20th, 2020 by

Henderson, NV, July 18th, 2019 – Melisa Eichbauer of Findlay Volkswagen Henderson was named one of Automotive News’ 40 Under 40. This annual program honors 40 high achievers at new-car dealerships who are under 40 years old.

Automotive News received nominations from across the U.S. and identified outstanding performers in a large field of high-quality talent at dealerships. These bright stars were profiled in the July 15 issue of Automotive News, the leading news source for the global automotive industry.

“The 40 Under 40 program recognizes dealership employees who display strong leadership skills and are top performers,” said Mary Beth Vander Schaaf, managing editor of Automotive News.  “The men and women on our eighth annual list have significant business achievements and their job performance makes a difference at their workplace.”

Justin Findlay, Director of Operations at Findlay Auto Group says:

“I’ll never forget interviewing Melisa over 15 years ago; she was young, bright eyed, confident, and ready to conquer the automotive world.  Today, I understand why she had such confidence even with the odds stacked against her.  She has held almost every position on the variable side of the house and she has excelled every step of the way.  Melisa is now a very successful general manager at Findlay Volkswagen in Henderson and is a shining star within Findlay Automotive.  Melisa’s competitive spirit and great leadership ability make her a very deserving recipient of this Automotive News 40 under 40 selection.  Her future is extremely bright and we are very fortunate to have Melisa as a leader on our team.  Congratulations Melisa!!!”

For complete information about Automotive News’ 40 Under 40, visit Ally, a leading digital financial services company, is the exclusive sponsor of this recognition program.


Located in the Valley Auto Mall in Henderson, NV, Findlay Volkswagen Henderson has been in business since 1961. Rather than a mission, Findlay Volkswagen Henderson’s 80 employees strive to work with purpose, their purpose statement being “To provide valuable experiences to our guests and team members. Encourage philanthropy. Be an assets to our communities. Spread peace, love and V-Dub. Definition of purpose: The reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.”

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