Location Services announced six executive-level personnel moves on Wednesday, welcoming four new members to its management team and elevating two other individuals into higher leadership posts.
The provider loss-mitigation outsource solutions for the financial services industry began its rundown of moves via a news release by introducing its new chief financial officer. Taking on the position effective immediately is Mark Pohlman, who will report directly to chief executive officer Lee McCarty and operate out of the company’s Ann Arbor, Mich., headquarters.
Location Services highlighted that Pohlman brings more than 23 years of experience in accounting and finance to the company, having spent 14 years in the auto-finance industry. Pohlman previously held roles as
— Controller of auto finance accounting and securitization with Ally Financial
— Division controller at Allied Waste Industries
— Audit manager at Arthur Anderson.
Also joining the Location Services management team is Debbie Stokes, who will be part of its remarketing team as the national remarketing manager.
In her new role, the company explained she will oversee all aspects of Location Services’ remarketing activities for their network of clients. Stokes comes to Location Services from AutoNation Auction in Orlando where she spent the last year as the dealership’s assistant general manager.
Location Services mentioned Stokes has extensive experience within the remarketing industry, including leading the remarketing division at PAR North America for seven years. Prior to PAR, Stokes spent 13 years at Manheim, three years at CitiFinancial Auto as a regional remarketing representative, and six years at ADESA Tampa with her last position at the Sunshine State auction as assistant general manager.
Location Services made the additions of Michele Connell and Patrick Dunleavy as directors of business development reporting up through Jerry Kroshus, who is the company’s chief client relations officer.
The company said Connell is based in Los Angeles and has spent the past 20 years in senior roles at National Creditors Connection Inc. (NCCI). Location Services insisted Connell “is very well respected in the industry and has established strong business partnerships along the way.”
Location Services noted Dunleavy is based in Burnt Hills, N.Y., and has been with Tri-City Auto Recovery and TCAR Recovery & Remarketing Services (TCAR) since 2005. The company mentioned he is the third generation of the Dunleavy family tied to the business and has extensive recovery and remarketing experience.
Finally, Location Services also announce the promotion of Michael Eusebio to senior vice president of operations, effective immediately. The company said Eusebio will continue to report to president and chief operating officer Eric Gerdes.
Eusebio has more than 20 years of leadership experience in the loss mitigation industry, including:
— Co-founding RepoRoute
— President of Digital Dog Auto Recovery
— President of Redshift Investigation.
Location Services added this promotion opened the door to provide a career advancement for Jason Stephens as the newly appointed regional vice president of Western operations. Stephens will report directly to Eusebio.
The company said Stephens made a name for himself in the industry as president and owner of Extreme Auto Recovery and held previous positions as vice president of Digital Dog Auto Recovery and most recently as director of recovery operations for the Western region at Location Services.