Lou Gros was born and raised in Thibodaux, Louisiana. He lives today on the bank of Bayou Lafourche in the St. John community. He is married to Melanie Clement Gros, and they have three daughters: Tiffany Bourgeois, Kolbey Barbera and Abby Dufrene.
Lou has been in the automobile business for over 30 years. He sold cars while attending Nicholls State University. After receiving his degree in Business Administration, he continued in automobile sales and began a long career in various upper-level management positions.
In 2006, Lou decided to open his own business selling quality used vehicles. He opened the doors to "Reel Deals on Wheels" on August 9, 2006.
Lou and his wife, Melanie, who retired from over 30 years in the banking industry, have begun a new venture selling real estate for Donnes Real Estate in Thibodaux.