Charles (Chuck) Seguin is President of Seguin Advisory Services (SAS) a thriving Canadian consulting practice focusing exclusively on automotive retailing. Automotive retailing is the relationship between new vehicles sales, used vehicle sales, finance, after-sale vehicle service, parts and accessories, customers, employees, financial partners and franchisors. Chuck has been involved in this industry for over 30 years. His international and domestic client list contains automotive manufacturers, distributors, independent dealers and dealer groups, trade associations, financial institutions, and automotive retail product service providers. These opportunities allowed him to be exposed to many different aspects of automotive retailing. Likely best known in the dealer world for his succession planning focus, Chuck is also active in dealership valuation, buy / sells, estate planning, market studies and industry research projects and is considered by many within the industry to be one of Canada’s leading automotive retail independent advisors. He is a regular speaker at industry events and a regular contributor to Canadian Auto Dealer Magazine. Chuck is also involved as an instructor in the graduate level Dealer Management Program at the Automotive Business School of Canada. Chuck is also active in the community having completed an 11-year post that included acting as Treasurer and Board Chair of St John’s Rehab Hospital in North York, Ontario. Now part of the Sunnybrook Health network, St. John’s is Canada’s largest stand-alone rehabilitation facility specializing in trauma, stoke, burns, work place injuries rehabilitation. He is just completed a 6-year post as immediate Past President and Board Chair of the Midland Golf & Country Club.