Executive Spotlight is a series of biographies on the executive staff of the Soave Automotive Group, a division of Soave Enterprises that owns both Aristocrat Motors and Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City. The Soave Automotive Group seeks to deliver the finest in automobiles to the most discerning customers in Kansas City, all while providing exceptional customer service.
Many customers of Aristocrat Motors and Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City have come to know Marion Battaglia, the President of The Soave Automotive Group. Since his appointment to the position in December 2006 he has strived to make the dealership a place where customer service is held in the highest regard and where employees are empowered to make decisions in the best interest of the customer without direct approval from their managers.
A Kansas City native his whole life, he lives in Leawood with his son, Nicolas. Outside of The Soave Automotive Group, he sits on the Board of the Kansas City Motor Car Dealers, and oversees the dealership’s participation in multiple charities such as Sleepyhead Beds, Uplift, Harvesters, The Ali Kemp Foundation, Hope House, The Kansas City Art Institute, Universit of Kansas Hospital, and many more.
Mr. Battaglia brings over 35 years of experience to The Soave Automotive Group, including co-ownership of The BMW Gallery and Baron BMW-Mini-VW-MINI. He has been honored with seats on the VW Regional Advisory Council and The National BMW Dealer Board.
Representing Mercedes-Benz, smart, Porsche, Land Rover, Jaguar, Maserati, and Sprinter, our customers expect the greatest in customer service every single time, a goal Marion reminds us of every day.
The Soave Automotive Group is comprised of Aristocrat Motors and Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City. Representing Mercedes-Benz , Porsche, Jaguar, Land Rover, Maserati, smart, and Sprinter commercial vehicles, we strive to offer the greatest customer service experience in Kansas City. The Soave Automotive Group is led by President Marion Battaglia, and Kevin Killilea, Vice-President, CFO, and COO. Visit us online at www.SoaveAutomotiveGroup.com , www.AristocratMotors.com, and www.MB-KC.com .