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Christopher Davis

Naperville,IL

Summary

Versatile business leader bringing 31 years of experience as accomplished Founder and Innovator. Strategic problem-solver, change manager and visionary executive with success defining and implementing new processes to meet current and future needs. Key expertise with startups and high-growth companies in the automotive industry.

Overview

28
28
years of professional experience

Work History

Founder

Audoserv Advantage Inc.
2003.11 - Current
  • Founder of Audoserv Advantage, Inc. A CRM tool that revolutionized inventory management and the optimization of bid strategies for the bottom tier, end of life, segment of vehicles.
  • Processed over 2 million bids, 194 thousand vehicles and pioneered 6 game changing Copyrights.
  • Operated autonomously in all facets of business, i.e., creation, innovation, design, strategic planning, operations, merchandising, and marketing for new accounts; proficient in customer relations, brand positioning, revenue growth, financial management, driving operational excellence, business development, and price negotiations.
  • Cultivated client relationships as a trusted business and technology advisor resulting in establishing long term partnerships and revenue growth.
  • Created and scaled a solution which onboarded 338 recyclers nationwide and integrated with 283 Auto Auctions to consolidate a fragmented segment of business on to one platform.
  • Lead complex deal structures and negotiations for my company that produced a 3 year, 4-million-dollar, license to own contract with publicly traded Insurance Auto Auctions.

Regional Vice President of Auctions

CarMax
1996.06 - 2003.11
  • Designed, implemented, and coordinated opening of new segment of business; thirty-eight auction locations, while expanding company's presence in new territories, establishing valuable partnerships and increasing market penetration.
  • Managed financial performance by setting budgets, monitoring expenses, and identifying areas for improvement for all aspects of wholesale auto auctions and Luxury/highline purchasing for ten new car franchises and forty-nine CARMAX Used Car Superstores across 21-state region.
  • Led team of nationwide managers, ensuring consistent communication and collaboration for overall business success.
  • Directed hiring and development of purchasing agents/auction staff to drive improvements on fundamentals of used vehicle appraising, auction etiquette, and psychology of working both buyer and seller.

Education

Graduate - Auctioneering Ethics, Auction Laws, And Licensure

World Wide College of Auctioneering
Mason City Iowa
05.1999

Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

Governors State University
Park Forest, IL
08.1995

Skills

  • Strategic Planning
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Product Development
  • Partnership Development
  • Revenue Growth
  • Consulting

Timeline

Founder

Audoserv Advantage Inc.
2003.11 - Current

Regional Vice President of Auctions

CarMax
1996.06 - 2003.11

Graduate - Auctioneering Ethics, Auction Laws, And Licensure

World Wide College of Auctioneering

Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

Governors State University
Christopher Davis