AutoPeople Professional Team

We take pride in associating the right candidate with the right dealership. We do this with the help of our team members who are Auto Industry Veterans.


David Adragna

CEO and President
David Adragna

David Adragna started his automotive career as the CFO of an 18 dealership automotive group. He later transitioned into General Management and Dealer Operator. He completely understands dealership operations and has developed an expertise in Automotive Recruiting. He uses his many years of hiring and managing automotive professionals to assist his dealer clients in finding the most qualified candidates available. As the owner of Autopeople, a National Automotive Recruiting Firm, he works with some of the most successful car dealers in North America.

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David Adragna.

Amy Smith

Expert Automotive Recruiter
Amy Smith

Amy has had the pleasure of meeting and working with incredible people from across the spectrum of the auto industry and has seen first-hand how important training and personnel decisions are to successful dealerships.

In order to best leverage her experience, expertise and extensive resources, Amy has decided to expand her footprint in the automotive industry to help dealers, COOs, and CEO’s solve that difficult problem of finding good managers. To best accomplish this goal, she has chosen to work with the qualified industry experts at Autopeople where she plans to help find qualified top-level executives and managers who will become integral components of successful dealerships.

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Amy Smith.

Monica Salinas

Senior Recruiter and Partner
Amy Smith

Monica joined Autopeople in 2017 and currently serves as a Senior Recruiter and Partner. She actively participates in executive and non-executive talent acquisition efforts for the Automotive industry in the U.S. and overseas. She is an experienced Recruiter with a demonstrated history of working in the staffing and recruiting industry with a diverse professional background. She has a record of assisting clients all over the US in a wide variety of industries.

Monica graduated with a B.A. in Pre-Law and Political Science from San Martin de Porres University in Lima, Peru. She obtained a dual B.A. in Behavioral Science and Sociology at San Jose State University in San Jose, CA. She started her career path in the legal field as a Business Immigration Paralegal in 2009 and became a Recruiter in 2012. Her research and project management skills have been an asset to expand her professional scope in different industries at diverse professional levels. She works closely with employers to find the best match for their business needs.

Outside work, Monica participates in outdoors activities with her family and enjoys travelling to different destinations in the U.S. and around the world.

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Monica Salinas.

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