Growing Pains of Building an MSO

On Thursday, August 9th I will be hosting a panel discussion at the MSO Symposium at NACE. It will be a great event (as always) with some of the top thought leaders in the collision repair segment of the automotive aftermarket. I’ll be hosting a panel discussion on the growing pains of building a multi – Read more about Growing Pains of Building an MSO[…]

The Impact of ADAS on the Automotive Aftermarket

Recently, I have had multiple conversations with a number of very intelligent people about ADAS – Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, and the impact the automotive aftermarket industry. Each of these conversations have been interesting, and while opinions have varied, one thing is certain – the role of technology in the automotive aftermarket is only increasing. Some are very concerned about the impact of ADAS on the automotive aftermarket, and others appear ambivalent about the technology. The more conversations I have, the more I realize that there is much uncertainty on ADAS impact on the automotive aftermarket.

Is a Private Equity Investment Right for You?

I’m back from SEMA AAPEX and wow, what a show. Las Vegas never disappoints, and this year was no different. I had back to back meetings the entire time with large multi-national companies, individual business owners, and numerous of investors. My presentation Tuesday afternoon on growing in a consolidating industry was received with much fanfare. Read more about Is a Private Equity Investment Right for You?[…]

SEMA AAPEX Synergy in the Automotive Aftermarket

I’m on my way to Las Vegas for SEMA AAPEX 2016 right now. Super excited as always for these industry events. Are you in town? If so, please join me and scores of other industry insiders Thursday afternoon at the Westgate for Happy Hour. It’s all very casual, but a great opportunity to gather around, Read more about SEMA AAPEX Synergy in the Automotive Aftermarket[…]