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Whether on Main Street or on the racetrack, the ability to understand and successfully manage multiple risks simultaneously helps determine who are recognized as leaders. Fausto Sarmiento is the Principle Consultant and Founder of Performance Driven, LLC. Having experienced success as a business consultant, a bank manager, a community leader, and as a performance car driver with multiple podium race finishes on different tracks, Fausto believes that to overcome risks you must be Performance Driven.


Fausto’s approach to management consulting and business coaching enables him to quickly garner insights and make immediate, positive contributions to businesses where production, efficiency, innovation, and creativity are essential for growth. Fausto can clearly communicate strategic goals and tactical objectives, including within multicultural and multilingual environments.

Fausto is the past President of the Lexington Forum, past President of the Lexington Young Professionals Association, and is a graduate of Leadership Lexington. Fausto is the Chief Operating Officer of GorillaShine Detailing Studio's.


Fausto currently serves on the Board of the Lexington Art League, is a member of the Planning Committee for the Keeneland Concours d’Elegance as Tour Director, and is the President of the Bluegrass Bimmers, the Kentucky chapter of the BMW Car Club of America. 

Fausto earned a master’s degree in International Trade and Diplomacy from the Patterson School at the University of Kentucky. 




  • President, Bluegrass Bimmers BMW CCA

  • Board Member, Lexington Art League

  • Planning Committee, Keeneland Concours d'Elegance

  • Co-Chair, Keeneland Concours Tour d'Elegance Sub-Committee

  • Member, BMW Car Club of America

  • Member, Sports Car Club of America

  • Member, Local First Lexington

  • Past President, Lexington Forum

  • Past President, Lexington Young Professionals Association

  • Past Board Member, North Limestone CDC



  • Certified Driver Coach, Tire Rack Street Survival

  • SCCA Time Trials License

  • SCCA Time Trials Races, Multiple Podium Finishes

  • Motorsports Safety Foundation High Performance Driver Education Instructor Certification Level I

  • Multiple BMW Performance Center Driving Schools

  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation BRC 1 & BRC 2

  • Lee Parks’ Total Control Levels I & II

  • Multiple Car & Motorcycle Track and HPDE Events

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