Frank Grese Jr. was appointed the Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Training, and Operations Support in February 2016. Previously, he served as a Regional Vice President since January 2006 and served as the Platform President of Group 1 Atlanta from December 2004 - December 2005.
After graduating from the University of Georgia, he began his automotive career in the Ford Management Training Program in 1974. Following Ford, he joined Nissan where he ultimately held the position of National Dealer Advertising Manager. In 1986, Grese left the manufacturer side of the business and began working in various executive positions, including chief operating officer and district president, with large public and private dealer groups. He last served as Director of Dealership Operations, working extensively with underperforming stores, for a large private dealer group.