Mr. Dan Dixon studied Business Management at Loyola University, The College of the Desert, received a Master Sales Certified Professional from the University of Toyota, and New and Used Car Sales certificates from Mercedes Benz University. Mr. Dixon started his automotive career in 1998, as the Fleet and Internet Sales Director for Toyota, Honda, and Acura. He subsequently held positions in all management level in retail dealer operations. In 2007, he launched Your1AutoConnection, an innovative vehicle export and auto broker services company, where he led operations management, including sales, finance, purchasing, shipping, and DMV legalities.
Mr. Dixon is an active member of The North American Automobile Trade Association (NAATA), where he takes an aggressive stand to address current issues in the US vehicle export industry, and coordinates with many other international auto dealers, CBP-US Customs, and US government agencies. He is also part of The Association Russian Automotive Dealers (ROAD). He regularly attends automotive trade meetings worldwide to keep in touch of the changes in this fast-paced industry. He is also an active member of many philanthropic organizations that will make the world better for future generations, such as Gen Next.
In his newest venture, AARG, Dan is using his experience to help automotive businesses streamline their processes and manage their supply chain, so that they can increase their market exposure and sales volume. Please take note that every vehicle that is sold, AARG makes a contribution to help these local and world associations.
Thomas C. Dixon has spent 40+ years in the automotive sales industry.
As a young man, after graduating from high school, Tom proceeded to learn his trade as a mechanic by going to an automotive technical school. However, Tom realized that his passion for vehicles extended further than turning wrenches, he then decided to further his career in becoming a business car salesperson.
Tom was a very successful car salesperson and was quickly promoted to a Sales leader position. As years went by, he was quickly growing and sharing ownership with GM and Chrysler dealerships. His collective sales and management experience, allowed both dealerships to become very successful, which granted Tom many honors from GM and Chrysler corporations.
Here at AARG, he provides support by providing his sales experience, automotive business knowledge, and helps managing the company’s sales growth.
Cindy Schmidt is the Executive Administrative Assistant for American Automotive Resources Group. Her responsibilities with the company are to handle communication, scheduling, preparing confidential reports, and other administrative tasks.
Cindy has an extensive background in the automotive industry. She has taken automotive and diesel courses during high school, which has granted her automotive and diesel awards. She graduated from University of Phoenix in 2014, getting her Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice and emphasis in Human Services.
She lives in Southern California, with her spouse and their beagle dog. When not working she enjoys road trips, small hikes and working on her own vehicles.
Javier Eugenio Cravioto García, Graduate with a degree in Industrial Engineering by the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Mr. Cravioto is a consultant in market intelligence and finance planning. Throughout his career he has participated in the finance department in several AAA companies. During his professional experience, he has developed an extensive network of relations in the public and private sector. He is currently a shareholder for several business ventures and an active Board Member in various companies in the construction, industrial, and realty sectors.
Jose Andres holds a degree in International Business Administration by the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and a Master’s degree in Green Economy and Demography. In addition to, he also holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable Development by El Colegio de Mexico. For the past 10 years he has focused as a Consultant in business development and also as a journalist specializing in business, economics and sustainability. In his professional experience, he has served as Trade and Foreign Direct Investment Advisor for the Utah, California and Arizona State Governments. Furthermore, he has been an active Board Member in the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce Binational Office in Mexico City and also serves as the City of Phoenix, AZ and City of Wichita, KS Trade and Investment Representative for Mexico.
Yang Wang, or his English name Owen Wang, has 14 years of international trade industry and became involved in the auto trade industry in 2015. Owen has received a Bachelor degree in Economics and has awards and certificates along with it. He then became a joint venture partner with AARG in 2017.