TRENTON, Maine — Linnehan's USA Computer Systems announced it has named Jay Rose as the company's national sales director. 

In this role, officials said Rose will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the business related to the promotion and marketing of USA Computer Systems. Rose will specialize in developing a national installation and service network for the company's recently debuted Microsoft accounting-based product, The Answer.

Rose has been involved in many facets of the auto industry since beginning his career in the late 1980s, according to officials. His experience includes sales, finance, BDC, sales management and training, including his most recent position as business development manager for the Joe Verde Group.  

Officials went on to say that Rose is a skilled communicator, speaking to such organizations as the National Alliance of Buy-Here, Pay-Here Dealers, the National Independent Auto Dealers Association, various states' independent auto dealer associations and Dealer 20 Groups. He will continue to travel nationally and internationally, and focus on developing global relationships.

"We couldn't be more pleased to have someone of Jay's caliber join our organization," said John Linnehan, founder and chief operating officer of USA Computer Systems. "From the moment we thought of who the perfect person would be for this position, Jay has been our first choice. We are looking forward to a very exciting 2007."

"There is a select handful of influential people in the used-vehicle industry, and Jay is certainly among the leaders," he continued. "Partnering with a first-class person like Jay Rose is the perfect fit for dealers desperately seeking the proper information to educate themselves on why and how to make their investment in our first class Dealer Management System."

Linnehan said Rose has already put together the foundation for the nationwide distribution strategy for The Answer. He is available to schedule online demonstrations of this software solution by contacting USA Computer Systems toll-free at (866) 668-7227. 

Rose is also available schedule on-site demonstrations at USA Computer Systems' headquarters. The company is just a 45-minute courtesy limousine ride from Bangor International Airport on the beautiful coast of Maine, official highlighted.

"All are welcome to be our guest and personally observe this DMS in full operation at the Linnehan sales and finance operations," officials concluded