FullSpeed Appoints Rob Lynch to CEO

July 13, 2022

Rob Lynch has over 30 years of experience, and has held various executive level leadership roles prior to this appointment. 

July 13, 2022—FullSpeed Automotive announced that Rob Lynch has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer, and will also serve on the board of directors, effective immediately. 

According to a press release, Lynch has vast experience in executive leadership roles at places such as Home Depot, Wal-Mart, Accenture Retail Strategy Consulting, Orchard Supply, and Lumber Liquidators. The most recently held position by Lynch was as the President, CEO, and Director at Channel Control Merchants. 

"FullSpeed is a premier operator and franchisor in the automotive services industry that is making tremendous progress on its transformative expansion strategy," said Lynch in the press release. "I am excited to join such a successful and rapidly growing organization and look forward to working with the Company’s approximately 2,200 associates and 200 franchisees to continue to build upon the company’s development milestones."

Lynch holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Dartmouth College. He has over 30 years of career experience that he brings to this role. 

We are thrilled to bring Rob to FullSpeed,” said Daniel Penn, Managing Director at MidOcean in the press release. “Rob is an incredibly experienced and highly talented executive with a proven track record of strategic management and leadership combined with deep operational expertise. His deep breadth of experience as a strategic change leader will bring tremendous value to the FullSpeed team from day one and help lead us through the next chapter of growth."

FullSpeed Automotive is home to Grease Monkey, SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service, and Kwik Kar brands. 

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