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e Morse family has been in the automotive business since 1946, when Ed Morse founded Morse Motors with his father. 70 years later, Ed's son, Chairman/CEO Edward (Ted) Morse, Jr., has built the family owned and operated Ed Morse Automotive Group into one of the nation's most respected automotive dealer groups. It's easy for companies to make claims about being the "best of the best" in their industry; however, it is much harder to earn the industry awards and official proclamations that certify achievement at the highest level. Ted Morse has been in the automotive business virtually his entire life. Born and raised in Miami, Ted worked his way up through the dealership ranks having gained experience in both sales and service. Ted has the unique distinction of holding the position and having the responsibility of both a Service Manager and then a Sales Manager. Aer several years as General Manager of Ed Morse Chevrolet in Lauderhill Ted moved to the group's corporate office where he is now Owner/Operator, Chairman, and CEO. Ted was recently honored as the recipient of the 2015 Concours d' Elegance Automotive Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing the impact that Ted has had on the automotive industry. Excellence is pursued and attained under Ted's leadership along with the efforts and energy of over 800 employees. Key among those employees are corporate officers Carmine Colella, Teddy Morse, and Dennis MacInnes. Carmine Colella, President / COO, has a keen understanding of best practices for dealership management. Under Carmine's leadership Ed Morse Honda earned the Honda President's Award four years in a row from 2002 to 2005. Carmine's perspective and knowledge is invaluable in helping to enhance the dealership operations and policies with a focus on efficiency and just as important, maximum customer satisfaction. Teddy Morse, Executive Vice President, learned the automotive business from the ground up having worked in every department and at every level of dealership operations. With Teddy as general manager of the Group's flagship dealership, Ed Morse Bayview Cadillac in Fort Lauderdale the dealership earned the Cadillac Dealer Of e Year honor twice, while going through a complete facility renovation. In 2012 Teddy moved to the corporate office where as the Director of Advertising & Marketing he revamped the company's branding and promotions. Dennis MacInnes, Vice President / CFO, is a CPA, has over 25 years of automotive financial experience and worked his way up the ranks at e FA M I LY OW N E D & OP E R AT E D F OR 7 0 Y E A R S E D M OR SE AU TOM OT I V E G ROU P FA M I LY OW N E D & OP E R AT E D F OR 7 0 Y E A R S E D M OR SE AU TOM OT I V E G ROU P

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