Our Team

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Chad D. Baus

Chad D. Baus

President of Sales

After 7 years in sales and marketing in Nashville’s entertainment business, Chad Baus moved back to the area and joined the family business in March of 2001. He has degrees in Business Management and Marketing from Anderson University. Chad has over 16 years experience in the automotive industry and is a Co-Owner and the President of Sales for CAR 1.

Aaron N. Baus

Aaron N. Baus

President of Purchasing

Aaron co-founded CAR 1 along with Larry in 1999. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Anderson University and has over 25 years experience in the automotive industry. He is a Co-Owner and currently serves as the President of Purchasing for CAR 1.

Larry N. Baus

Larry N. Baus

Sales

Before starting CAR 1, Larry was the 3rd generation Owner and President of Nofzinger Pontiac GMC in Archbold, Oh. After selling the company in February of 1998, Larry recognized a need for a dealership that could provide quality, pre-owned vehicles in a hassle-free environment. CAR 1 is that dealership. He has over 47 years experience in the automotive industry.

Jamie Smith

Jamie Smith

Service/Detail Manager/Technician

Jamie started putting his over 24 years experience in Auto Reconditioning to work for CAR 1 in 2009. His background also includes 2.5 years as a Certified Chrysler Mechanic and 4.5 years as a Certified GM Mechanic, so when we decided to open our Service Department to the public in 2013, he was a natural fit to manage/work in both the Detailing and Service Departments.

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