Andrew Gross

Consultant in United States

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Strategic Business Builder

Andrew M. Gross

12957 SE Kronan Dr., Clackamas, Oregon 97015

503-891-8985 (Cell)

anoldflame@gmail.com

LinkedIn profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/andygross1

SUMMARY

Accomplished at structuring, marketing and closing complex transactions, and originating and facilitating national programs at senior levels with automotive and commercial vehicle OEM’s, e-business strategy partners, auto and truck dealer organizations and major US corporations.

STRENGTHS

Proven success in driving revenue through the development of long-term strategic relationships directly and through othersDemonstrated track record of structuring and managing complex negotiations to successful closure and deliveryAbility to solve complex issues to achieve objectives and deliver results on multiple projects in a complex, fast-moving and entrepreneurial environmentStrong strategy, analytical, presentation and communication skillsCompetence in quantitative analysis and ability to provide business with logical recommendations

MAJOR MARKET ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Created creative funding scheme to enable US launch of Daewoo Motor America, Inc. ($50 MM) through self-directed discounting of new vehicles (i.e., Westlake Financial Services, LA, CA fleet sales arm contracted to wholesale new vehicles to rental vehicle operators. Controlled ALG lease residual values by controlling take-down process.)

Developed first US automotive OEM GPS promotion with Maritz Marketing (i.e., American Isuzu Motors, Inc., $25 MM)

Initiated and contracted first Sale & Leaseback of major US truck fleet by GE Capital (i.e., ARA Services, $100 MM

AUTOMOTIVE CONSULTING SERVICES, LLC. November 2008 to Present

CEO of Automotive Consulting Services, LLC, (“ACS”) http://carczarconsulting.com.

ACS was formed to help early-stage solutions, like Upfile Services Inc.'s ShopTrak service scheduling solution - http://www.shoptrak.net – Precis Vehicle Inspection Services vehicle inspection service – http://www.precis-inc.com - Xtreme Fighting Championships – mixed martial arts entertainment http://www.officialxfc.com and others under contract ramp up quickly by providing them access to a strategic advice and investors, with a concentration on automotive, digital media and technology companies.

PEAK PERFORMANCE MARKETING SOLUTIONS April 2011 to May 2012

Sales and client retention leader for Nort