Motoring Ventures Team
Edward T. Hightower
Edward Hightower leveraged his extensive automotive industry expertise and business acumen in launching Motoring Ventures. He has a track record of creating value through product innovation and execution, growth, and operations excellence. Hightower successfully served in leadership roles – P&L, product development engineering, operations, and marketing – in the hyper-competitive global automotive industry, between General Motors, Ford, and BMW. He also advised investors in and CEOs of automotive, manufacturing and consumer companies around the world as a director at AlixPartners, LLP. He earned a BS in General Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MBA from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.
Motoring Ventures LLC is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), Tennessee Automotive Manufacturers Association (TAMA), Michigan Private Equity Partnership, American Council on Germany, and the Council on Foreign Relations.