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Chief Operating Officer
United States
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Chief Operating Officer, Sun Auto Tire and Service

Reports to: CEO

Location: US Remote

Direct Reports: 4-6

Travel requirement: +50%

Sun Auto Tire & Service is one of the fastest growing, top-10 independent tire dealer in the US, with 370+ stores operating under multiple brands. We are a leading provider of vehicle aftermarket tires and repair services and are increasing our footprint rapidly through both organic growth and acquisitions.  Formerly known as GB Auto Service, Sun Auto is backed by leading private equity firms Leonard Green & Partners and Greenbriar Equity Group. We’ve been named an industry “Best Place to Work” and seek players who can make an immediate impact with helping us achieve our rapid expansion goals. 


Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer will act as a strategic partner on the senior leadership team, working closely in a hands-on fashion with all team members to build a high performing and legendary service organization across the US. This is a key leadership  role requiring significant experience building a national retail sales and service organization with prior success.  This person will have demonstrated the drive for results with a passion for excellence,  people centric orientation and outstanding team building collaboration skills.


  • Build and strengthen the operations leadership team. Be in the field and take our already awesome team to new heights by further defining our vision and values and ensuring our culture reaches all levels within the operations organization
  • Enhance field operations by implementing consistent procedures, standards and KPI measurements
  • Lead and or influence our efforts to define our product and service mix and distribution model
  • Improve operational margins through more efficient labor deployment, service mix and pricing
  • Build our sales and service operations to support 6-8% SSS annual growth %  (Same Store Sales)
  • Drive the store and market expansion plans of the organizations by being a key player to determine where and how Sun Auto Tire & Service will add new stores via new acquisitions and or ground up new builds
  • Create operational standards and work with the training and development team to define curriculum to support our rapid growth and acquisition goals with the highest priority being around our people and safety platforms

Qualifications and Requirements
  • 10 years of senior level national retail sales management experience in a high-growth retail service industry
  • Known for building a legendary retail service organization
  • Thrives in fast-paced environment of constant change
  • Significant team building experience with references from all levels in the organization
  • M&A experience from a corporate development standpoint
  • Cultural traits of being service oriented, people centric, and a humble leader
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with Private Equity is preferred but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree in business


  • Start date: Immediate
  • Compensation: $300-$350K Base plus 50% Bonus and highly competitive Equity package


At Sun Auto we recognize that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement) as well as: 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance 
  • Health Savings Account 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match 
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days 
  • Employee Discounts 
  • Educational Assistance 
  • Company Paid Life Insurance 
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Aleron companies (Broadleaf Results and TalentRISE) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

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