Gary Schechner, Vice President of Marketing
Gary Schechner joined Shelby American in February 2015 as Vice President of Marketing. With over twenty years of marketing success, Gary has previously served in the marketing departments of Honda Motorcycles, Texaco Havoline motor oil and Hewlett-Packard printers.
As VP of Marketing, Schechner is responsible for elevating the customer’s journey through the buying and ownership experience. From his recent work leading the marketing, advertising and social media for the 1,000 ARCO/ampm convenience stores and their franchisees, Gary has hands-on expertise in making the customer the center of the experience and helped the $1.3 billion brand become one of the most forward thinking in their industry.
A racing fanatic, Schechner enjoys spending his free time riding one of his three motorcycles or competing in triathlons.
Schechner has an MBA in Marketing from the University of Southern California and a BS in Marketing and Advertising from Arizona State University. He brings with him an extensive background in using customer to deliver breakthrough programs.