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Selling Dealerships
  • Structuring Asset & Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Structuring Non-Competition Agreements - Personal & Business
  • Structuring Blue Sky Agreements - Personal Goodwill and Business Goodwill
  • Structuring Consulting Fee Agreements
  • Dealership Valuations
  • Checklists and Forms


Investing in Car Dealerships
  • Business Plan Analysis
  • Negotiation Process
  • Due Diligence
  • Factory and Finance Application Process
  • Takeover Checklists and Forms


Troubled Dealerships
  • Work-outs and Reorganizations
  • Out of Trust Workouts
  • Crisis & Interim Management Services
  • Upside-Down / Out-of-Round Advice
  • Creditor Advisory Services
  • Wind Down Management
  • Consultant to Receiver in Automotive Group Receivership
  • Consultant to Debtor – Chapters 11 Bankruptcy Reorganization
  • Consultant to Debtor – Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Liquidation
  • Debtor Advisory Services

  • Operating Dealerships
    • Fraud and Embezzlement Detection and Resolution
    • Employee Theft


    Litigation Support, Mediation and Arbitration

    Robert C. Sexton, B.A.

    olivestarwreathsexton_bob_1Past Positions

    • Director of the Auto Industry Division at Colorado Department of Revenue
    • Executive Secretary of the Motor Vehicle Dealer Licensing Board at Colorado Department of Revenue
    • Director of Investigations & Security at Colorado Bureau of Investigation
    • Agent-in-Charge of Investigations at Colorado Bureau of Investigation
    • Numerous Positions at Colorado Bureau of Investigation (See Below)

    Education

    • Colorado State Patrol Academy – Graduated
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy – Graduated
    • Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department Academy – Graduated
    • Red Rocks Community College – AA Criminal Justice
    • Regis University – BA
    • University of Colorado at Boulder – Graduate Program Public Administration

    Licenses

    • Licensed private investigator [Colorado License Number: PI2 0000046]
    • Owns SOS Realty LLC [Colorado License #: E100039250]
    • Licensed Employing Real Estate Broker [Colorado License #: ER100028823].

    Summary of Experience

    Aside from serving as the Director of the Auto Industry Division of the Colorado Department of Revenue, Mr. Sexton also served as the Executive Secretary of the Motor Vehicle Dealer Licensing Board where, among other duties, he was responsible for licensing in the Auto Industry Division.

    With a background of over 30-years experience in law enforcement, Mr. Sexton was also responsible for licensing, regulatory enforcement and criminal investigations of all licensed motor vehicle dealers in the Auto Industry Division.

    In his capacity as Chief Investigator for the State Attorney General, Mr. Sexton investigated and seized automobiles and a dealership that were used for tax fraud and other criminal violations of the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act.

    Both as a member of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and as a Director of the Auto Industry Division, Colorado Department of Revenue, Mr. Sexton conducted and completed out of trust investigations.

    When fraudulent activity is suspected, among other things, Mr. Sexton:

    • Reviews areas of concern to determine a reasonable course of action.
    • Conducts a preliminary investigation into any suspected illegal activity to help determine a course of action.
    • Reviews dealership activity for areas susceptible to fraud and recommend security measures to ensure the proper checks and balances are in place.
    • Review dealership records of purchases or sales for any inflation or misrepresentations.
    • Offers anonymity to our sources and rewards for information that results in exposing fraud or misrepresentations or any activity counterproductive to the operation of the dealership or lending institutions.
    • Conducts background investigations on key employees and managers.
    • Help detect improper activity concerning vehicle trades and sales.

    Specialties

    In addition to analyzing licensing and other governmental issues, Mr. Sexton investigates fraud, embezzlement and “out of trust” issues, and recommends protective and countermeasures.

    Mr. Sexton has testified in the Colorado District Court as an expert in tracing assets and proceeds in racketeering investigations and as an expert in the automobile dealership field. Mr. Sexton has also served on Federal, State and District Grand Jury Investigations.

    Experience

    Current: Senior Investigator and Expert Witness, Advising Automobile Dealers LLC

    Director of the Auto Industry Division Colorado Department of Revenue 
    Government Agency; Government Administration industry
    April 2005 – 2008 (3 years)

    Executive Secretary of the Motor Vehicle Dealer Licensing Board Colorado Department of Revenue 
    Government Agency; Government Administration industry
    April 2005 – 2008 (3 years)

    Director of Investigations & Security Colorado Bureau of Investigation
    Security and Investigations industry
    December 2003 – April 2004 (5 months)

    Agent-in-Charge of Investigations Colorado Bureau of Investigation
    Security and Investigations industry
    March 2000 – December 2003 (3 years 10 months)

    Numerous Positions (See Below) Colorado Bureau of Investigation
    Security and Investigations industry
    1993 – 2000 (7 years)

    • Acting Agent-in-Charge / Gaming and Criminal Investigations.
    • Managed budgets for various sections of CBI and testified before Legislature concerning budgeting.
    • Board Member – Colorado Integrated Criminal Justice Information Systems
    • Establish CBI Gaming Unit and assisted Department of Revenue in drafting Licensing Applications.

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