AutoGravity has expanded its dealer network development program with the appointment of Chuck Schofield as new vice president of dealer sales, the company announced Tuesday.
Schofield most recently served as western region senior manager for Mercedes-Benz Financial Services where he managed the U.S. finance products and services sales unit and cultivated relationships with Mercedes-Benz and smart dealership personnel.
In his new role, Schofield joins dealer network development program head Aleks Bogoeski, co-founder and vice president of dealer sales.
“From a standing start in 2016, AutoGravity is proud to have built strong partnerships with some of the largest dealer groups in America,” AutoGravity chief executive officer Andy Hinrichs said in a news release.
“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,” he continued.
Prior to his role at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Schofield previously worked for Chrysler Financial as the director of business vehicle finance and he began his career at Daimler Truck Financial, according to AutoGravity.
“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.”