Mario Murgado

Director

Brickell Motors, Inc.
President and Chief Executive

Since 2001, Mario Murgado has served as Principle, President and Chief Executive Officer of Brickell Motors, Miami Automotive Retail, which currently generates revenues in excess of $100M. Mr. Murgado’s thorough understanding of revenue, gross margins, expenses, working capital and net worth requirements has contributed to his success. Mr. Murgado prides himself on his ability to understand the financial statements of any company. Mr. Murgado consistently seizes opportunities to increase net sales and profits as well as to create more brand awareness in the automobile industry. He leverages strong bilingualism, a driven leadership style, over 17 years of active owner/executive operator proficiency, and more than 21 years of senior management experience to cultivate diverse team leadership achievements.

Mr. Murgado maximizes synergy and profits by promoting attitude and teamwork among his staff. Prior to leading Brickell Motors, Mr. Murgado served as partner and chief operating officer of Braman Automotive. His responsibilities included overseeing the direct operation of dealerships with annual revenues of over $500M and assets of over $120M. In addition, Mr. Murgado reviewed monthly financial statements, including income statements and balance sheets. He also oversaw lender agreements requiring monthly cash-flow covenants as well as franchise agreements needing monthly net worth/working capital standards.

Mr. Murgado has worked further to develop and implement several key areas to address business opportunities, including sales, telemarketing, and customer service, business forecasting and planning. He has also instituted positive company image through intercompany and public presentation, prospecting, contract negotiations, problem-solving/negotiating, budget controls, benchmarking, cross-functional team sales training, management training and incentive programs to his already successful enterprise Mr. Murgado has been a member of the FIU Foundation Board of Directors since 2011.

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