As automotive dealership succession planners, we are experts in the complex.
Working with retail car dealerships for the past 40+ years, we understand owning a dealership a complex, high stakes environment. Managing manufacturer relationships, adjusting to changing industry norms, keeping up with evolving technology, and developing your next generation of leaders all while considering family and partner expectations and emotions.
The number one thing dealers notice when they engage our services is clarity and a strong path forward.
Whether you are looking to grow your dealership and/or looking towards business transition, for the past 45+ years our meticulous attention to the probable, possible, potential details allow you to prepare and avoid any looming issue impacting your goals.
What happens when you decide to take the next step towards the future you imagine…now? Auto dealership ownership by nature is risky; succession planning however creates strategies and structure to put you in control.
The Dealership Succession Matrix
Many dealerships put off succession planning because they think it means retirement, exit and the end. However, succession planning is just the beginning. It gives the owner options in terms of what “their next” looks like, whether that be growth, philanthropy or a new business venture. Our process focuses are addressing 10 key areas of what we call the Succession Matrix.
Learn more drill down resources on The Succession Matrix
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What Our Automotive Dealer Clients Are Saying About Us
“I don’t see how we could have gotten through this process without your help!”
“This is a huge relief getting to this point!”
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