Cliff Banks, the creator of The Banks Report, is an award-winning journalist with more than 20 years in the automotive retail space. As an editor of two automotive-related media companies, he built a vast network of sources ranging from CEOs to service technicians at the dealership. There’s no one better at connecting the dots and putting the news into perspective. His editorial pinpoints trends before they become trends and often predicts acquisitions and deals before they happen. As one CEO once said, “Cliff writes about the news before it becomes news.” Cliff is available for media commentary and insight for print, radio and TV; he has been a keynote speaker and panel moderator at numerous industry conferences and provides consulting services to investors and analysts who interested in learning more about the automotive retail business.