Georgia dealer Jimmy Ellis, CEO of Jim Ellis Automotive Group, died Saturday at a hospital in Roswell, Ga.
He was 67. No cause of death was shared.
All Jim Ellis Automotive locations in metro Atlanta closed Wednesday for funeral services, a black banner atop the company's website read.
Ellis, born Aug. 26, 1955, became CEO of the family business in 2015 after serving as vice president and COO for 18 years.
Loren Roberts, associate director of marketing for Jim Ellis Automotive Advertising Agency, who has worked for the company nine years, described Ellis as a visionary leader. Read the full article here