Car Wash Advisory is an M&A advisory firm that focuses exclusively on car washes. At our core, we’re a car wash broker. We sell car washes for owners, as well as advise those looking to enter or expand in the industry through acquisitions.
Our clientele spans the entire universe of the car wash market. There is no deal too small, nor too big. Although selective in the clientele we represent and advise, there are no “hard” criteria for us.
We will sell a single self-serve doing $200K in revenue, and we’ll sell a portfolio package of twenty car washes collectively producing $19MM in revenue. What’s important to us isn’t the size of the deal, but our ability to facilitate meaningful transactions and deliver a service and end result to our clients that we stand confident in as being head and shoulders above what otherwise could have been provided by another broker or advisor.
Car Wash Advisory was built after being exposed to the intermediaries in the car wash industry and being rather disappointed in the values held by many of those involved. We take our values and principles very seriously and won’t sacrifice them for the world.
You can always count on us to take pride in our honesty, transparency, and professionalism. We take what we do very seriously. Our results and client testimonials reflect such.
Car Wash Advisory was founded by and is lead by Harry H. Caruso. After graduating summa cum laude from Lehigh University with dual degrees in Industrial Engineering and Finance, Harry has spent his career traversing the worlds of investing, finance, machine learning.
Harry’s career started in Healthcare investment banking. From there, Harry has been fortunate enough to help build what was a financial technology “startup” into a major corporation, do direct cross-capital structure investing at a $500MM hedge fund, and even bring a machine learning company through it’s most exciting stages of growth.
Although not directly reflected in his professional career, before Harry entered the working force, he used to be a true “car guy”. Harry self taught himself to build performance car engines and used to build, tune, and race cars himself. Although the professional world has taken a hold of him, cars and the automotive industry will always be a large part of Harry’s personal life.
Tori Nuvoloni is the architect and builder of all infrastructure, processes, and relationship management systems at Car Wash Advisory. After graduating from Marist College with dual degrees in Biology and Business Administration, Tori has spent her career designing, optimizing, and implementing business process systems and structures.
Tori’s career started in fashion merchandising, where she was overseeing operations between internal merchandise and overseas collateral. Tori then made the shift to HR Consulting, there she assisted overseeing operations and contract negotiations; she was primary controller of all system platforms and implementations. Throughout her working career, Tori has become an expert in CRM, SEO, and Business Intelligence Systems.
Tori is a graduate of Notre Dame's Women's Leadership Studies Course and an active member of the International Car Wash Association. Tori is an irreplaceable pillar of the CWA Team and will soon be the proud holder of a Texas Real Estate Salesperson License. When not working or taking the initiative to make significant strides in the way of personal and professional development, Tori can be found on her peloton or mentoring other young ambitious women looking to make a large impact in the workplace.
Abigail graduated from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA where she obtained a degree in Psychology with a minor in Cognitive Neuroscience. Abigail has spent her career enhancing operational functioning, promoting efficiency, and contributing to the growth and success of the companies that she has been a part of.
Abigail’s career began in the hospitality industry, where she worked in various customer-facing roles that tested and strengthened her versatility, perception, efficiency, and interpersonal skills. Abigail eventually transitioned to working in real estate, for a Boston-based company that developed affordable housing nationwide. In this role, Abigail developed systems for organizing data that contributed to increased efficiency, cultivated and maintained relationships with stakeholders, collaborated on the management of various projects, and engaged with community partners.
During her time in Boston, Abigail supported and assisted in the development of a Girlx Only Leadership Program. An objective started after the former Mayor E. Denise Simmons after partnering with the local YWCA. The program serves female and nonbinary youth in the Cambridge community and focuses on promoting empowerment and resiliency. Abigail is a strong believer in the power and potential that can be harnessed when community is valued and prioritized.