Mr. Diem brings more than 45 years of executive management experience, including more than 35 years in the automobile and related insurance industries. Mr. Diem’s leadership has produced a proven track record of revenue and profit growth through expansion and diversification using core as well as mergers and acquisition initiatives.
Prior to becoming a partner in APCISG in 2006, from 1997 to 2005, Mr. Diem was a stockholder and chief operating officer of ExpressLink, Inc. where he led the growth of a small regional company into the nation’s largest POS auto insurance provider under the name of InsureExpress, serving many of the top 100 dealership groups and automobile dealers across the country.
As part of his position, he was responsible for Cartel Marketing, Inc., a large regional agency in California that provided F&I products and training to dealerships throughout California. Prior to that, he was president and CEO of a leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive products, where he grew the company to 250 employees and completed the successful turnaround and sale of the company in 1996. Mr. Diem has served on numerous boards of directors for both private and nonprofit organizations.