Inventory Finance company NextGear Capital, the result of the recent merger Manheim Automotive Financial Services and Dealer Services Corp., revealed late Thursday it has chosen a vice president of industry relations.
Tapped for the position is Todd Croom, who previously held the position of VP of finance at Manheim.
The company shared Croom will be responsible for the development, integration and implementation of a broad range of communications strategies within the company and the remarketing industry.
"Being the best in the industry begins with having the best people in place," said Shane O'Dell, chief operating officer of DSC.
"Todd personifies our mission of serving our customers and the industry with an unwavering commitment to excellence. His knowledge and expertise will be an asset to our company, our customers and our partners,” he continued.
Highlighting Croom’s background in the industry, the company said his "extensive background in finance management and business development greatly enhances his ability to develop the industry relationships vital to success.
"Through numerous directorships to operating as a senior accountant, his acumen of the remarketing industry complements his strength in strategic planning for the future," they concluded.
For more information on the new company, see the Auto Remarketing story here.