Peter Grady

Former Maserati executive Peter Grady will discuss a high level view of the automotive industry’s ecosystem today and what to expect as it evolves over the next 10 years. Peter Grady is an independent consultant, leveraging his extensive background in the automotive industry. In 2015, he completed a 30+ year career with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, most recently as a member of the management team from June 2009 until retirement in April 2015. He served as head of Dealer Network Development for the company since 2009, as well as president and CEO of Maserati North America from 2013 to 2015. Mr. Grady led Global Fleet Operations from 2009 to 2013, as well as developing and launching Chrysler Capital, the company’s retail financing arm of which he maintained oversight until retirement. His current pursuits include an association with the Watermill Group where he has been advising on their acquisitions, as well as serving on the Board of Advisors for Quality Metalcraft, Inc., a Livonia, Michigan auto supplier. Mr. Grady is also serving on the Board of Advisors for Stable of Speed, a Southeastern US racetrack and luxury performance car ownership experience venture. He is also advising the Rochester, Michigan Downtown Development Authority on their strategic plan and outreach.   Mr. Grady is a graduate of St. Francis DeSales High School, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio. A long-suffering Cleveland sports fan, his hobbies include boating, watersports, bird hunting, fly-fishing, and travel.