VP, National Sales
As Vice President, National Sales, Michael Kraut’s organization partners with car manufacturers, finance, insurance and vehicle history businesses to help advertisers effectively reach car shoppers on all Cars.com’s distribution platforms. A ten-year veteran of Cars.com, Michael has helped the Cars.com brand by raising awareness with some of the largest advertisers in the world.
Prior to his current role at Cars.com, Michael worked for various companies in the national sales capacity such as Entertainment Publications, Ameritech and MyPoints.com. Additionally, Michael began his career in the oil trading business working at Drexel Burnham Lambert and Hess Oil.
He graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Economics. He currently lives in Glencoe, Illinois with his wife and two daughters. Michael enjoys all sports and still is an avid Yankee, Ranger, Giant and Knicks fan.