Marshall Chesrown, Chairman and CEO

Marshall Chesrown has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman since October 24, 2016. Mr. Chesrown has over 35 years of leadership experience in the automotive retail sector. From December 2014 to September 2016, Mr. Chesrown served as Chief Operating Officer and as a director of, or Vroom, an online direct car retailer. Mr. Chesrown served as Chief Operating Officer of AutoAmerica, an automotive retail company, from May 2013 to November 2014. Previously, Mr. Chesrown served as the President of Chesrown Automotive Group from January 1985 to May 2013, which was acquired by AutoNation, Inc., a leading automotive retail company, in 1997. Mr. Chesrown served as Senior Vice President of Retail Operations for AutoNation from 1997 to 1999. From 1999 to 2013, Mr. Chesrown served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blackrock Development, a real estate development company widely known for development of the nationally recognized Golf Club at Black Rock.

Steven R. Berrard, CFO and Director

Steven R. Berrard has served as our Chief Financial Officer since January 9, 2017 and served as Interim Chief Financial Officer from July 13, 2016 through January 9, 2017 and as Chief Executive Officer from July 13, 2016 through October 24, 2016. Mr. Berrard served as Secretary from July 13, 2016 through June 30, 2017 and as a director of our company since July 13, 2016. Mr. Berrard served as a director of Walter Investment Management Corp. (“Walter Investment”) from 2010 until May 2017. Mr. Berrard served on the Board of Directors of Swisher Hygiene Inc., a publicly traded industry leader in hygiene solutions and products, from 2004 until May 2014. Mr. Berrard is the Managing Partner of New River Capital Partners, a private equity fund he co-founded in 1997. Mr. Berrard was the co-founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of AutoNation from 1996 to 1999. Prior to joining AutoNation, Mr. Berrard served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Blockbuster Entertainment Group, at the time the world’s largest video store operator. Mr. Berrard served as President of Huizenga Holdings, Inc., a real estate management and development company, and served in various positions with subsidiaries of Huizenga Holdings, Inc. from 1981 to 1987. Mr. Berrard was employed by Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”)) from 1976 to 1981. Mr. Berrard earned his B.S. in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University.

Denmar J. Dixon, Director

Denmar J. Dixon has served on our board of directors since January 9, 2017. Mr. Dixon served as a director of Walter Investment from December 2008 to June 2016. Mr. Dixon served as the Vice Chairman of the board, Chief Investment Officer from 2010 to 2015 and CEO and President from October 2015 to June 2016. In 2008 Mr. Dixon founded Blue Flame Capital, LLC, a consulting, financial advisory and investment firm. Before forming Blue Flame, Mr. Dixon spent 23 years with Banc of America Securities, LLC and its predecessors. At the time of his retirement, Mr. Dixon was a Managing Director in the Corporate and Investment Banking group and held the position of Global Head of the Basic Industries Group of Banc of America Securities.

Richard A. Gray, Jr., Director

Richard A. Gray, Jr., was appointed to our Board and the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, effective October 1, 2017. Mr. Gray has served as President of Gray & Co. Realtors, Inc., a licensed real estate service provider he founded, since 1987. Gray & Co. Realtors has been involved in the development, liquidation, the joint venture, and management of commercial real estate, representing both U.S. investors and foreign investors, and since 1998, has also been involved in raising venture capital for startup and additional round funding for public companies in the technology sector. Before Gray & Co. Realtors, he served as a broker at Wiggins Gray Interests, a company focused on development of retail and office properties in Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, as well as office, industrial, land and retail brokerage from 1985 to 1987. Before Wiggins Gray Interests, he served at Hudson & Hudson Realtors from 1973 to 1985, Murray Investment Company from 1971 to 1973, and Borden Chemical Company from 1969 to 1971. Mr. Gray has also served as a director of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Migra Tech, and Equitable Bank. Mr. Gray received his BBA from Texas Tech University.

Kartik Kakarala, Director

Kartik Kakarala was appointed to our Board immediately following the completion of the NextGen Acquisition in February 2017. Mr. Kakarala is the Chief Executive Officer of Halcyon Technologies, a global software solutions company. He is responsible for sales, business development and innovation, as well as the creation of technology assets. He has been responsible for the growth of a number of strategic, horizontal competencies, and vertical business units like automotive, utilities, finance and healthcare practices. Mr. Kakarala served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of NextGen from January 2016 to February 2017, which was acquired by us in February 2017, providing inventory management solutions to the power sports, recreational vehicle and marine sectors in North America. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President of NextGenAuto from July 2013 to December 2015. Mr. Kakarala served as Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Red Bumper from July 2010 to August 2014, a company which provided used car inventory management solutions used by thousands of automotive dealers across North America and which was later acquired by ADP in 2014. Mr. Kakarala served as Director/Co-Founder of GridFirst solutions since 2012, a company providing home automation solutions to energy customers. Mr. Kakarala holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from University of Houston.

Kevin Westfall, Director

Kevin Westfall has served on our Board since January 9, 2017. Mr. Westfall was a co-founder and served as Chief Executive Officer of Vroom from January 2012 through November 2015. Previously, from March 1997 through November 2011, Mr. Westfall served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Senior Vice President of Automotive Finance at AutoNation. Mr. Westfall was a founder of BMW Financial Services in 1990 and served as its President until March 1997. Mr. Westfall also served as Retail Lease Manager of Chrysler Credit Corporation from 1987 until 1990 and as President of World Automotive Imports and Leasing from 1980 until 1987.

Michael Marchlik

Michael Marchlik joined our Board in May 2020. Mr. Marchlik has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Advisory & Valuations division of Great American Group ("GA") since April 2017, and is responsible for overseeing the operations and client service efforts for lenders, sponsors and borrowers. Prior to that, he served as a Partner and National Sales and Marketing Director of GA from January 2010 to April 2017., as Executive Vice President, Western Region of GA from January 2004 to December 2009, as Senior Vice President of Sales, Western Region of GA from June 2001 to December 2003, and as Director of Operations at GA from July 1996 to May 2001. With nearly two and a half decades of experience in all segments of the asset disposition and valuation industries, he has extensive understanding of corporate transactional services, credit structure and asset-based valuation and lending solutions. Mr. Marchlik attended Northeastern University in Boston where he received a Bachelor of Science in Finance.