For more than four decades, Partner Bruce Tartaglione has worked closely with motor vehicle aftermarket companies to increase market presence, grow customer relationships and drive revenue. He understands the challenges that face manufacturers, warehouse distributors and shop owners today and, more importantly, what those challenges mean for their businesses moving forward.‍

Prior to joining Schwartz Advisors, Bruce served as Senior Strategist at Airtex-ASC, Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing at Brake Parts Inc., Vice President of Traditional Aftermarket at United Components Inc., Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Wells Manufacturing, as well as senior executive positions at BWD Automotive/Standard Motor Products.

Bruce is experienced at taking under-performing platforms and transitioning them into profitable, viable and sustainable business units.As a proven and dedicated aftermarket veteran, Bruce understands business operations, the people behind those operations, and how to communicate value to both sides of the table. He serves multiple roles with Schwartz Advisors - a subject-matter expert, a guide and support representative for sellers, and a partner for aftermarket companies looking to drive and support strategic growth.

“We built SA to serve small and mid market companies who are working on organic or acquisition growth initiatives or seeking an exit from their business. We have built a great team of auto aftermarket experts who all have operating experience in the industry.”

| Rick Schwartz, CEO, Schwartz advisors

“Transportation as a Service will significantly change the automotive aftermarket in the next five years.You’re either planning to be a TaaS player now or you’re about to be run over by an autonomous vehicle.”

| Derek Kaufman, Managing Partner, Schwartz advisors

“Selling a family owned or closely held business is much more than a financial transaction. It’s very personal and requires an approach that is fine tuned to each individual business owner. Our expertise lies in understanding both the financial and personal aspects to achieve a successful outcome.”

| Keith Zar, Managing Partner, Schwartz advisors