Stephen Jones is an experienced acquisition advisor specializing in helping buyers and sellers streamline automotive retail buy/sell transactions.
Prior to joining Dave Cantin Group, Stephen was a member of the investment team at GPB Capital where he played a key role in the acquisition of over 50 dealerships. These acquisitions included Kenny Ross Automotive Group and Prime Motor Group; the second largest auto buy/sell in U.S. history, consisting of over 30 dealerships across four states. Stephen also worked in Sonic Automotive’s Corporate Development department providing key analysis to executive management resulting in the completion of 18 dealership buy/sells. In addition, he provided support in acquiring the real estate for Sonic’s EchoPark stores, leading to the opening of six fully operational locations in Colorado.
Stephen began his career in public accounting at Grant Thornton where he specialized in financial statement audits and transaction advisory services. He is a licensed CPA in the state of North Carolina.