IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2017 -- AutoGravity, a FinTech pioneer on a mission to transform car financing by harnessing the power of the smartphone, today announced the expansion of its dealer network development program with the appointment of Chuck Schofield as Vice President of Dealer Sales. Schofield joins Aleks Bogoeski, Co-Founder and Vice President of Dealer Sales, whose team has grown the AutoGravity dealer network to nearly 2,000 dealerships, including many of the top dealer groups in the country.
“From a standing start in 2016, AutoGravity is proud to have built strong partnerships with some of the largest dealer groups in America.” said Andy Hinrichs, CEO of AutoGravity. “Led by Aleks Bogoeski, our dealer development team has built a dealer network that spans thousands of franchises across the country. With over two decades of sales experience, Chuck will be an excellent complement to our network development efforts, deepening our relationships with our existing partners and accelerating the growth of our dealer group portfolio.”
Prior to joining AutoGravity, Schofield served as Western Region Senior Manager for Mercedes-Benz Financial Services where he was responsible for managing the U.S. finance products and services sales unit, as well as cultivating and maintaining relationships with Mercedes-Benz and smart dealership personnel. During his time at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services he was consistently recognized for top sales performance and his role as a leader. Previously, he worked for Chrysler Financial as the Director of Business Vehicle Finance and he began his career at Daimler Truck Financial.
“For many months, every dealership I’ve visited has been buzzing with digitally savvy car buyers searching for monthly payments on their smartphones, many of whom were using AutoGravity.” said Schofield. “AutoGravity has taken a distinctly thoughtful approach, working in partnership with dealers to help them realize the full potential of cutting edge smartphone technology and serve their customers anytime and anywhere they want. Dealers love it, which is what makes me so excited to join AutoGravity at a time of great innovation in the vehicle buying journey.”
AutoGravity is revolutionizing the way people buy and finance cars. Harnessing the power of the smartphone, AutoGravity technology provides a new level of transparency, convenience and speed to the car shopping and financing process. AutoGravity partners with the world’s leading banks and financial services companies to give car buyers direct control over their car financing options while connecting them to a nationwide network of trusted car dealerships. Available on iOS, Android and Web, AutoGravity empowers car buyers with up to four binding offers in minutes. Based in Irvine, California, AutoGravity was founded by an international team of digital natives and auto industry veterans. For more information on AutoGravity, please visit www.autogravity.com and follow @AutoGravity on Twitter.