Jerry Kroshus Named President and CEO of Auto Approve

For Immediate Release

August 3, 2017Maple Grove, MN — Auto Approve announced today that Jerry Kroshus has been named President and CEO. Kroshus started in his new role on July 24th. Kroshus has 28 years of automotive related experience and for the last nine years led PAR North America as its President and CEO.  Prior to PAR Kroshus worked in senior roles at HSBC Auto Finance and Citigroup. He began his career at GMAC in 1989.

“Auto Approve is rapidly expanding and having Jerry lead the company as we continue to grow is a perfect scenario for us,” explains Auto Approve Chairman Chad Latvaaho.  “Jerry has been a huge success wherever he has worked. He is highly respected and well-liked by everyone in the automotive industry and with his established relationships we look for Auto Approve to be taken to the next level under his leadership,” added Latvaaho. “One of Jerry’s greatest strengths is attracting top talent and building strong organizations and he is already on his way to doing this for Auto Approve.”

“I am very excited for the opportunity to lead Auto Approve and to work with Chad and his team in Maple Grove,” said Kroshus. “We have several programs that will be unique to the marketplace and I cannot wait to get these initiatives launched.”

Kroshus holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from North Dakota State

University in Fargo, N.D. He will be splitting his time between Minnesota and Florida.


About Auto Approve

Auto Approve is an automobile refinance company and specializes in helping consumers find the best possible vehicle interest rates through its national network of credit unions, banks and finance companies. Visit AUTOAPPROVE.COM for more details.



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