Gayle Rogers – Director of Digital Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer

Director of Digital Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer
·      Experience running the gamut of retail advertising
o   individual dealer level
o   Tier I at J. Walter Thompson’s Detroit office
·      Gayle is comfortable and qualified in leading the strategic direction and development of digital marketing efforts at all levels
·      Skillfully created innovative and effective marketing solutions with results far exceeding dealer expectations.

Robin Smith – Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer
  • 20 years of advertising experience
    • Southern Progress Corporation as Research Manager for Southern Living, Southern Accents and Coastal Living magazines
  • Provides a fresh perspective to see all sides of company decisions
  • Under her lead, the company has handled growth and expansion effectively and efficiently

Mike Strong – Partner

  • In 1977, Mike opened a retail ad agency in Birmingham
  • In 1982 the agency became Strong Automotive Merchandising
  • He worked closely with GM in developing their initial dealer association program
    • Client roster was responsible for over 20 percent of Chevrolet national retail sales
  • Through his agency’s in-house TV studio, produced syndicated commercials broadcast in over 200 markets
  • Mike is actively involved with his son John Paul’s company, evaluating processes and creative evolvement

Scott Rossi, Vice President and Senior Account Director

Vice President and Senior Account Director
  • 30 years of automotive expertiseIn
  • Oversees all aspects of digital services for clients
  • Former COO of Carland Automotive Group
  • General Manager at Hendrick, Penske and the Van Tuyl Automotive Groups
  • Co-founded Topline Motors Ltd.,
  • Began his career as a car salesman in the ’80s in Albany, New York
  • Accolades
    • Nissan Center of Excellence award
    • Honda President’s Award
    • Chevrolet Mark of Excellence award three years in a row
    • Member of the Toyota Board of Governors
    • Graduate of NADA’s Dealer Academy
  • Studied communications at The State University of New York at Oswego

Josh Bradish, Vice President of Dealer Direct

Vice President of Dealer Direct
  • 20 years of experience in retail automotive
  • Responsible for developing the new Dealer Direct platform and streamlining services to dealers.
  • Founding partner of XtremeService
  • Bradish began with the Hendrick Automotive Group
  • A. in Financial Management, emphasis on Business Law from University of North Carolina at Charlotte.