Get to Know: Mike Hays

Mike Hays
Nationwide West
States covered: California, Nevada
πŸ“§: mike.hays@nationwidegroup.org
☎️: 661-624-9053

Work Experience

District Manager Wireless Advocates, September 2009 – January 2022
Car Stereo Wholesalers, 1999 – 2008


2014-2017 District Manager of the Year Wireless advocates
2002-2007 Dealer of the year Crossfire

Total years of experience with the independent channel/retail

9 years with independent retail, 12 years total in retail

What motivates you to get up and go to work for the Independent retailer every day?

Family – Culture – Helping people grow within their organization!

Why did you want to come work at NMG?

Culture – Company agenda – Drive and success within company category.

Why do you think NMG is the best buying group for Independent retailers in today’s climate?

NMG is the largest and most successful Group within the category. NMG has a proven track record of helping independent businesses become more profitable and successful.

What is the most important project you are working on right now, and why?

Onboarding as an MSM so I can become a part of the successful team and their agenda.

What is your favorite memory from your time at NMG?

Still very new to the team, but I would have to say getting to experience PrimeTime in Phoenix for the first time was a memory I won’t soon forget.

What do you like most about your job?

Having the ability to genuinely help independent retailers become more successful.

What else do you want people to know about you and NMG?

I have two sons, Mason, 14, and Jaxon, 17 months, a daughter, Mallory, 10, and a wife Danielle who is an independent business owner as a Real Estate Broker. I love to Golf, hunt, fish, camp, and travel. My areas of expertise include the ins and outs of multilevel management in a retail environment.