John was born in Bowen, Missouri and later moving to Nashville, Tennessee with his family and his musical father, John W. Schlitt “Sr.”, lead vocalist in the legendary 1970’srock band, Head East. After graduating high school in Tennessee, John moved to Dallas, Texas in 2000 where he first got into the car industry. Quickly realizing, he preferred the fast paced, high transaction volume of the exotic market. After being in Dallas for 5 years, and outshining others in all his business ventures and moving quickly through management at multiple dealerships, John was asked to relocate to sunny Arizona where he was brought in to be the used car buyer for Ferrari and Maserati Scottsdale a PENSKE Automotive Group Store. In 2009 John was promoted to General Manager for Ferrari and Maserati Scottsdale. He continued to catch the eyes of PENSKE Automotive executives and improving the business that he was promoted again in 2013 to General Manager for Ferrari, Maserati, Bentley, Rolls Royce and Lamborghini of Scottsdale.
In January 2015 John resigned from PENSKE after reflecting on great relationships and grateful for the working relationships that he had gained. Luxury Auto Collection was opened officially at the beginning of 2015. During the same time he and his wife, Jennifer welcomed their first child, Scarlett. John enjoys building the relationships with customers, believing they all have a story to tell and they all share the common passion of exotic vehicles.
Kris was born in Venor, Utah while his family lived there very briefly. Being the younger brother of John Schlitt President and CEO of Luxury Auto Collection, their family then moved to Nashville, TN. He started in the car business with a local dealership in Nashville, Global Motor Sports, at the age of 21. Kris went on to start and run two more dealerships in Nashville. He currently lives in Franklin, Tennessee where he has three adorable children aging from 10-6. He travels to Scottsdale as frequently as possible when not committed in other areas to assist at Luxury Auto Collection where he helps in sales and administration via One Man Ink., a remote sales and administrative company based in TN. Although he enjoys the sunny warm days of Arizona, his heart and family lies in the South. Kris enjoys the exotic car industry and helping people in their hunt for the perfect next car/toy, thankfully these two go hand in hand.
Nicholas Polanski was born in Detroit Michigan, where he grew up in the suburbs and moved to Phoenix in 1998. Nick has been in the car industry, his whole life working for his family’s vehicle management facilities. Being from the motor city, his passion for this industry was a perfect fit for his future career. Nick married his wife, Kiley, in August 2014 and they welcomed their baby girl, Zophia, in October of 2015. Nick started with Luxury Auto Collection from the day the doors opened in 2015. He is a sales manager and strives to get the best deals for his clients when getting them into their dream car. Nick enjoys talking to people and has been around cars his entire life, which made him a perfect fit for LAC. He has always been intrigued by exotic and luxury vehicles and loves giving his clients the high-end experience when
purchasing their newest toy.