Chase is the CEO and President of Carousel Motor Group (CMG) and the Senior Vice President of Retail Operations at Pohlad Companies, which includes Carousel Motor Group, JB Hudson Jewelers and The Loupe by JB Hudson. Chase has thirty years of global automotive experience spanning five continents, working for General Motors Corporation for more than half that time in senior leadership positions in sales, service, marketing, product planning and pricing. He joined Carousel Motor Group in the summer of 2016 as Vice President for the Porsche Brand, after three years as General Manager for a large multi-franchised auto group based in Chicago.
Chase continues to work with the St Jude/ ALSAC organization to raise money in its effort to cure childhood cancer. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Law, Finance and Marketing majors from the University of Natal in his native country of South Africa. Additionally, Chase graduated with Porsche’s International Dealer Academy in early 2019 from the University of St Gallen in Switzerland, obtaining a Certificate in Advanced Studies. Chase is married with a daughter in college and a teenage son and spends time with his family boating in the summer and skiing in the winter.