TUSTIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Auto Advisory Services, a leading compliance consulting company, is proud to announce the appointment of Jonathan Morrison as its new President. Current President and principal, Rob Cohen, will remain with the company as Chairman.
Jonathan joins AAS from the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) where he served since 2006, most recently as Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs. Jonathan was responsible for CNCDA’s legal, compliance, and regulatory operations, and was an architect behind many of CNCDA’s regulatory and legislative lobbying projects. He was the principal author of compliance articles in the CNCDA Bulletin and various CNCDA Dealer Guides, and content editor of the CNCDA Dealer Management Guide and F&I Compliance Manual.
“Jonathan’s background makes him uniquely qualified, not only to take over the day-to-day operations of AAS, but also to help us expand the services and products we provide for dealerships,” says Rob Cohen. “There are very few people in the country that have the depth of dealership compliance experience that Jonathan possesses. He is well known throughout the industry as an insightful and zealous dealer advocate.”
“I am honored to have represented California’s dealers before the state’s regulatory and law enforcement agencies over the past eight years, and I look forward to translating the lessons I’ve learned in doing so directly to the showroom floor. I am humbled that Rob has chosen me to be his successor and I am very excited to begin working with the talented team of attorneys and professionals that have made Auto Advisory Services such a great company,” says Morrison.
Jonathan is a member of the California State Bar and his educational background includes a law degree from Notre Dame and a master’s degree in international business law from the University of London.
About Rob Cohen
Rob Cohen started with Auto Advisory Services (AAS) in 1994 and he became president in 2006. In 2007, Rob helped develop and launch DMVdesk, the industry's first comprehensive vehicle registration management system. In 2011, Rob joined Arent Fox’s Automotive Industry Practice as Senior Automotive Counsel. Rob worked as a car salesman and did F&I during law school. He received his B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of California, Irvine and then went on to earn his J.D. from Whittier College, School of Law.
About Auto Advisory Services
Auto Advisory Services® is a leading compliance consulting company. With a client base of over 500 dealerships, Auto Advisory Services offers comprehensive sales, finance, advertising, and DMV compliance services. AAS performs dealership compliance audits all across the country and has developed state-specific audit protocols for California, Hawaii, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, New York, and New Jersey. Auto Advisory Services performs over 100 on-site compliance audits each month and the compliance hotline receives approximately 200 calls per week. Auto Advisory Services conducts industry workshops, publishes informative compliance publications and is a contracted second line partner in conjunction with the California DMV’s Business Partner Automation program.