About David Spisak

High-level retail dealership consultant, strategist, and speaker

Disruptive Growth Solutions

David Spisak is currently the founder and chief consultant at Disruptive Growth Solutions; a firm dedicated to helping business leaders accelerate growth based on real-world expertise and tactical strategies.


Previously, David was President & CEO of ReverseRisk, a web-based analytics program used by dealers to help manage their operations.  David founded ReverseRisk in 2008 and sold it to Reynolds and Reynolds in 2016. He has worked with the owners of many leading groups to help them use data to optimize their performance and evaluate acquisition opportunities.

Retail Automotive​

David also has 30+ years in retail automotive management where he ran single-point stores and large groups.  He was the operator at Smythe European, a Mercedes-Benz dealership, that generated $29M in net profit in a single year, the record for the most profitable dealership anywhere in the United States. Smythe European also achieved an industry-low 3% employee turnover, the #1 rank in fixed ops gross profit, and the top 10 in used cars and F&I.


Later David joined AutoNation where he was responsible for managing a $2.3 billion, 35-store region with over 3,500 associates.  He won AN’s top honor for guiding his market to becoming the highest-performing in the entire country.

Strategic Advisor to Retail Auto Dealers and Allied Industry Partners

David’s front-line experience and work with groups of varying sizes have given him a unique perspective on what works today in our industry, how conditions are changing, and what leading dealers are doing to prepare for the future, and how they are creating sustainable success in any economy.

In addition to working with retail auto dealers like Brian Benstock, he also advices highly-successful companies like Tekion, Constellation Agency, Foundation Direct, and others.

David has been invited to present to over 100+ 20 Groups in addition to hundreds of privately owned dealerships and groups.

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