Brian O’Malley



  • Sell-Side & Buy-Side M&A
  • OEM Dealer Development Strategy
  • Dealer Relations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Executive Management


  • AMP – Automotive Management Professionals
  • Private Equity M&A & Venture Capital Investments
  • Automotive Industry Professionals


  • B.A., Business Administration, St. Ambrose University
  • University of California Irvine, Executive Leadership Program

Brian O’Malley

Extensive OEM Experience

Brian O’Malley has more than 35 years of regional and corporate OEM experience. As Director of Dealer Network Development at Hyundai, he was responsible for Dealer Development strategy, market studies, and hundreds of buy/sells.

As Regional General Manager of Hyundai’s 13-state Central Region, based in Chicago, he managed a team of 50 that achieved records for sales, after-sales, and customer satisfaction, while also improving dealer and employee engagement. In addition, Brian managed the National Sales team and was Regional Sales Manager in the Western Region.

Prior to joining Hyundai, Brian held key sales and marketing positions with Nissan and INFINITI in the Midwest, Northwest, and corporate headquarters. Throughout his career, he was successful in developing and promoting team members.

A History of Integrity

Brian’s reputation, integrity, and history of excellent dealer relations are highly important to serving his dealer clients. He understands what is at stake and is respectful of both parties in the acquisition process. He uses his extensive buy/sell experience to develop strategies that enable dealers to successfully achieve their ownership and succession goals.