President of AsTech in Plano, TX, Tony Rimas has a wide range of experience within many segments of the automotive industry, including retail, remarketing, financial services, aftermarket, and fleet services. He currently serves as a Venture Partner at Fraser McCombs Capital, where he supports portfolio company introductions and realizations. Through his years of experience he has built many strong connections in the industry. Before Fraser McCombs Capital was born, Tony served as an investor and advisor to many startups with successful exits.
From 2001-2012, Tony served as the Director of Operations for the McCombs Automotive Group, the 37th largest dealer group in the United States. In this capacity, he is recognized for growing McCombs Automotive to the 3rd largest privately held online retailer in the country.
Tony also served as a partner within the McCombs Partners investment portfolio. He originated investments in HomeNet Automotive, ClickMotive, and AutoVest, all of which are best in class solutions for the automotive retail industry. HomeNet became the market share leader in automotive inventory management; Autotrader.com acquired the company in November 2010. DealerTrack (NASDAQ: TRAK) acquired Clickmotive in October 2012.
Tony’s technical background and education includes multiple degrees in Chemistry, Physics, and the NADA Dealer Candidate Academy. He is married with two young daughters.