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GrooveCar Spotlight: Rich Hess, Senior Manager of Lease and Retail

GrooveCar Spotlight: Rich Hess

Rich Hess has been a member of the GrooveCar family since 2009. In his role as the Senior Manager of Lease and Retail, Rich’s major responsibility is overseeing the sales team. He’s relied upon to train new Dealer Relationship Managers while making sure existing sales representatives are well-versed in selling the program to dealership partners. Additionally, Rich assists credit unions by handling any funding or dealer issues that may arise.

“Being able to see the company grow and expand to other markets is my favorite thing about working at GrooveCar,” Rich said. “I also enjoy being able to share my experience with our sales team.”

What is your favorite memory at GrooveCar?
Being asked to assume the role of sales manager, allowing me to be on the road and interact with dealers and Dealer Relationship Managers.  

 What was your first car?
1964 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible 

What do you currently drive?
2017 Subaru Outback

What is your dream car?
Cadillac CTS

What is your favorite movie car?
Steve McQueen’s 1968 Mustang from “Bullitt”

Since 1999, GrooveCar has been the leading provider of automotive lending solutions for credit unions. Our suite of products and services empower credit unions to close more loans while enhancing the member experience. We are fully committed to the success of our credit union partners. Additional information can be found here.