Max Zanan is a seasoned automotive industry expert with over 20 years of experience in sales, F&I income development, and dealership consulting. After graduating from John Jay College with the master’s degree, he started his career in automotive retail as a salesman at a local, New York City Volkswagen dealership.
After working his way up the ranks, Zanan then became the General Manager of a New York Mitsubishi dealership, which subsequently placed #1 in sales for Mitsubishis in the United States. Following his stint at Mitsubishi, Zanan went on to become the Platform President at Elite Auto Group, where he oversaw three dealerships, with over 150 total personnel.
Zanan then transitioned from automotive retail into F&I Products and Training, when he accepted the position of Executive Director with Vehicle Manufacturer’s Services. As Executive Director, he managed the company’s two largest accounts; Atlantic Auto Group and Plaza Automall. Zanan started MZ Dealer Services with the focus on building generational wealth for car dealers across the country and later Total Dealer Compliance to enhance sales and promote best practices with automotive dealers across the United States.
As Founder and CEO of MZ Dealer Services and Total Dealer Compliance, Zanan utilizes all the skills he has picked up over the years in order to cohesively mentor dealerships on how to increase revenue and profitability and eliminate non-compliant practices in all departments.
Adam Marburger is a serial entrepreneur that lives his life in the following buckets; automotive, real estate, insurance, and martial arts. He is the President and CEO of Ascent Dealer Services, an insurance agency specializing in building wealth for automotive, RV, and power-sports dealers across the country. His tremendous track record in retail automotive landed him the title of “Automotive News 40 under 40” in 2018, which launched him as one of the most sought-after coaches in the industry.
Adam plays the role of President/CEO of the Marburger Investment Group and A2 Investments. These companies focus on residential and commercial real estate. His passion for real estate started in his early 20s when he met his mentor, who paved the way. Today Adam is still acquiring new properties and adding them to his portfolio. Adam also owns Marburger Coaching & Developing. This company specializes in professional coaching and mentoring. Adam is on a bold mission to help as many people as possible, and level up in their vocations and personal lives.
Adam's martial arts company is very close to his heart. He owns and operates Alton Family Martial Arts & Fitness, located in Alton, IL. Adam is a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and holds National Champion and six-time World Medalist titles. Adam is undefeated in boxing, kickboxing, and Mixed Martial Arts. Today he is sharing his love for martial arts with his community.
Adam recently has been awarded the title of best-selling author and is now being asked to keynote events all over the world. Adam’s love for writing and speaking has given him the ability to connect with people all over the world.
Adam has three little “WHYS” named Ahnalee, Arabelle, and Astyn, who he coaches daily to become the best possible versions of themselves. He loves being a father, and that is what motivates him daily. When Adam is not working or spending time with his girls, you will find him traveling, which is his favorite hobby outside of Jiu-Jitsu.