Tom Marx has over 15 years of experience delivering mergers and acquisitions services and a 30 plus year network of relationships in the Automotive and Heavy Duty Aftermarkets. He has experience with most product lines, from brakes, to engine parts, to chassis parts and more. He represents all channels, including manufacturers, distributors, jobbers, installer chains and independent repair companies. He has been involved with industries from motor sports to technology, real estate and financial services. As Partner of Hart Marx Advisors, LLC, Tom advises buyers and sellers on maximizing the value from their transactions. He also supports companies with integration strategies that maximize return on investment, and supports mergers that bring together synergistic organizations. He is an author, writes e-newsletters, speaks on M&A and marketing and is an active member of Auto Care Association, SEMA, AASA, ACC, APRA, HDMA and CAWA. Tom is Co-CEO of The Marx Group, one of the aftermarket’s premier marketing communications firms. In 2016, Tom earned his Automotive Aftermarket Professional (MAAP) designation from The University of the Aftermarket (UofA).