Executive Team

Brian Dennis

Brian J. Dennis

Brian Dennis is the Founder and CEO of Dennis & Co. Auto Group, one of the largest auto dealership networks in the Metropolitan New York Region. Originally from Michigan, Brian began his automotive career in dealership sales. He was quickly promoted to finance manager and soon after provided finance consulting to dealerships.

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Bob Erickson

Bob Erickson is Vice President of Performance Management for Dennis & Co. Auto Group. In this capacity, he leads the Performance Management team with Operations, HR, and dealership sales. His responsibilities include providing direction and oversight on vehicle inventory, monitoring customer service, overseeing advertising effectiveness and budget allocation, and forecasting sales volume, revenue, and gross profit. He also oversees employee training and recruiting. Bob has over 19 years of diverse experience in the automotive industry.

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Craig Ugrin

Craig Ugrin

Craig Ugrin leads and continues the transformation of Dennis & Co. Auto Group’s rapid expansion strategy. He provides leadership, direction and management in all aspects of our growth and serves as a spokesperson for the organization in the marketplace. More specifically, Craig leads the organization in achieving its vision through design and development of strategic growth initiatives, managing critical partnerships and advancing initiatives aimed at accelerating growth. Areas of focus include Corporate Development, Real Estate Development, Platform Growth and Efficiency, and Industry Outreach and Partnerships.

 

Alan Katz

Alan Katz

As Vice President of Operations at Dennis & Co. Auto Group, Alan works closely with the Executive Team and General Management to implement their business plans, focusing on achieving goals via the dealership teams. He also oversees all of the dealerships’ Customer Relations teams. He ensures customers’ satisfaction during both purchasing and ownership experiences. Alan’s experience includes employee training, sales, human resources, operations management, and business administration.

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Carmela T. Morello

Carmela T. Morello is Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Team at Dennis & Co. Auto Group. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the centralized Accounting function and for leading a team of Accounting Associates, Controllers, and Office Managers. Carmela trains staff members, reviews and implements new processes to improve her office’s efficiency, and ensures all financial data are reported accurately and on time.

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Tom Secker-Walker

Tom Secker-Walker

Tom Secker-Walker is Vice President of Customer Experience, Training and Development for Dennis & Co Auto Group. In this capacity, Tom provides leadership, guidance and management to the business through analysis, guidance and training that ensures our teams are delivering a high level of satisfaction to all our clients.

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