Our leadership team possesses over 50 combined years of automotive industry experience in functional and technical roles. We bring practical experience and knowledge of this ever changing and evolving industry that few professional services firms can match. As we are based in the heart of the automotive industry – Detroit – we are logistically close to the majority of automotive suppliers and OEMs which allows us to closely monitor trends that influence the industry. Our benchmark database of leading practices and prebuilt solutions tailored to automotive organizations serve as accelerators.

A key component of our ability to provide our automotive clients with seamless, consistent, high-quality service is industry specialization. We develop technologies and processes that are guided by industry considerations, and we staff engagements with professionals who have extensive automotive industry experience, over and above their technical and functional skills. From our experience, we have the hands-on knowledge of the key business and industry-specific issues you face and the ability to successfully deliver value to our clients.

Key highlights of our automotive industry experience, insights and leading practices follow:

Choosing to specialize in and building a practice focused on delivering world class finance solutions in the automotive industry has been accomplished through creative thinking, hiring, and retaining the best people, and developing approaches that are cost-effective and responsive to the unique needs of our clients. Leveraging our deep experience, we have developed leading methodologies, solutions, tools, and training programs that are responsive to the unique aspects of the automotive industry.

The automotive supplier sub-segment operates in a dynamic, highly competitive, and ever-changing environment. We have long understood that the professional services needs of this industry are not one dimensional. Accordingly, we cannot and do not serve our automotive supplier client base in individual practice silos; we encourage and provide the means for our client service teams to meet and discuss industry-specific client issues and trends and share solutions and resources. Our integrated approach to client service and the value it brings is one of the many factors that distinguish Strategic iQ from our competitors.

Each member of our consulting team brings a minimum of 5 years of automotive industry experience. Collective, we have worked with over 20 automotive companies including 4 Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Moreover, our leadership team brings practical experience having served in a number of leadership roles within the finance organization of at several automotive companies.