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American Honda Motor Co. honors Bemidji's Thunem

D. Keith Thunem, senior sales consultant at Honda of Bemidji, holds his Gold Master honor from American Honda Motor Co. Submitted Photo

BEMIDJI -- D. Keith Thunem, senior sales consultant at Honda of Bemidji, has been honored by American Honda Motor Co. Inc. for achieving the Gold Master membership level in the 2011 Council of Sales Leadership recognition program.

Thunem has been selling Honda vehicles for 26 years and has been with Honda of Bemidji since 2006.

The Gold Master honor is awarded to Honda sales consultants who consistently exhibit sales leadership and professionalism.

The Honda Council of Sales Leadership is a recognition program designed to encourage professional development and sales excellence by measuring sales volume, customer satisfaction and professional knowledge. The Gold Master winners recognized this year have delivered exemplary performance in all three categories for at least three of the past five years at their dealership.

Thunem was named to the Council of Sales Leadership for the seventh time and as a Gold Level Sales Leader for the fourth time. He is one of three Honda Gold Master sales consultants honored in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. Gold Master is the highest award level within the Honda organization.

Thunem is the father of Aron, Caleb, Alisha and Mackenzey Thunem. His hobbies include music, golf, fishing, hunting, photography, biking and gardening.