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Marty McFarland
Marty McFarlandPresident & CEO

Marty is a serial entrepreneur. Marty’s experience in the auto industry spans multiple avenues including floorplan, auto auctions, auto retail sales direct and indirect auto finance. In addition to founding Kinetic Advantage, his industry experience includes co-founding Dealer Services Corporation (now known as NextGear Capital) and co-founding Auction Broadcasting Company (now part of America’s Auto Auction group). Marty was most recently CEO of Coastal Credit, LLC, an indirect auto finance company. Previously, Marty was CFO of Byrider and was instrumental in the growth and ultimate Initial Public Offering of Envirotest Systems Corp. Find an opportunity, gather great people and build. Never stand still. That’s Kinetic.

Randy Dohse
Randy DohseCOO
Randy Dohse has over 20 years of commercial lending experience coupled with 7 years in consumer lending. From leading field teams at Dealer Services Corporation (now known as NextGear Capital), to becoming it’s SVP of Operations, Randy has mastered the art of leading large operation groups and currently leads our Sales and Operations team. He is tasked with providing best in class service to the many Independent Dealers and Auto Auctions across the United States. Additionally, Randy believes that the Independent Dealer wants a partner they can trust, one that is transparent with the way they do business and who provides solutions that allow the Independent Dealer to compete in their marketplace. These pillars resonate as the reason he believes Kinetic Advantage has an opportunity to further move the floorplan industry forward. Randy holds a degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin. We move fast, we are one, we are Kinetic!
Chris Brady
Chris BradyCIO & CCO
Chris Brady is our Chief Information Officer with a combined 17 years of software development specifically focused on commercial and consumer lending and over 10 years in consulting for global enterprises and government agencies. In addition, she was a co-founder of Dealer Services Corporation (now known as NextGear Capital). Chris is responsible for everything related to information technology – architecture, security and compliance, application development, infrastructure and program management – and has received multiple awards for her work including the CIO Magazine’s CIO 100 Award and IDG’s Top 25 CTO Award. Chris’ real passion is in re-engineering business processes to be more effective and efficient, architecting financial systems and using business intelligence to make the data tell a story. Chris believes in building systems that enable Kinetic employees to offer first class customer service and delight Kinetic auctions and dealers.
Joe Keadle
Joe KeadleSenior VP of Corporate Operations
Joe Keadle leads the Lending, Collateral Audit, Risk and Remarketing processes with a focus on providing an engaging customer experience while incorporating disruptive technology to service the automotive industry’s needs. As COO for Automotive Finance Corporation, Joe Keadle oversaw the day-to-day field operations while assuring standardization of operating practices and procedures. Keadle has also played key roles in the application of training programs to enhance the skill set and performance of employees. Joe has more than 27 years of experience in the automotive industry. His background ranges from managing new and used car departments to finance related executive management positions. He is known for building high-performing teams, developing results-oriented sales and operational cultures. Keadle was on the Automotive Resource Network Board of Directors and has been a loyal supporter and active with NIADA for many years. Keadle, in partnership with NIADA has been a frequent presenter during their state and national conferences.
Adam Galema
Adam GalemaVP of Finance
Adam is a 19-year industry veteran, spending 12 years in automotive floorplan. He began his floorplan career with Dealer Services Corporation shortly after its launch in 2005 and remained with the company in various financial roles through 2017. While at DSC/NextGear, Adam was tasked with developing its Accounting and FP&A teams to meet the needs of the fast-paced growth company. Adam will use his vast financial and operational experience to lead the Finance and Human Resources teams at Kinetic Advantage. He believes Kinetic is poised to serve the used car industry in new and innovative ways and is extremely excited to partner with the group of industry veterans at Kinetic Advantage.
Jennifer Davis-Fink
Jennifer Davis-FinkSenior VP of IT Portfolio Management
Jennifer Davis-Fink is our Senior Vice President of IT Portfolio Management with over 20 years of IT project management experience, specifically focused on software engineering. In addition, Jennifer brings significant experience in the automotive industry. As the Director of IT-Auction Services at ADESA, she was responsible for the applications utilized to run brick-and-mortar auctions across the United States and Canada. She created and managed the Integration Center of Excellence that provided service-oriented architecture, design, and development for both ADESA and Automotive Finance Corporation (AFC). At DSC/NextGear Capital, Jennifer served as the Director of Project Management, responsible for information technology strategic initiatives and enhancements of the in-house enterprise software. As the Senior Vice President of IT Portfolio Management at Kinetic, she leads software engineering through innovative strategic and tactical projects, with a focus on delivering a world-class experience for our dealer and auction partners. Jennifer holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Will Chandler
Will ChandlerSenior VP of Sales & Operations
Will Chandler is a skilled sales and operations leader with over more than 15 years of experience in commercial lending. He began his lending career in 2001 and spent 7 years in consumer lending. His work in the automotive industry spans several roles and organizations. He has held positions in account management, has managed high-performing teams of account managers in various parts of the country, and has led numerous organizational strategies in executive capacities to drive growth.
Joe O'Brien
Joe O'BrienVP of Business Development

Joe O’Brien is a seasoned executive who brings over 28 years of dynamic automotive industry leadership experience with him to Kinetic Advantage. Joe’s extensive experience includes commercial floorplanning, consumer lending, and retail auto dealership operations. Prior to joining Kinetic Advantage Joe held numerous senior leadership roles, including: Senior Vice President of Operations at Coastal Credit, President of Dealers’ Financial Services/the MILES Program; and various Senior Sales and Operations positions at Dealer Services Corporation (now known as NextGear Capital), Auto Use and London Taxis North America. Joe is extremely passionate about building a successful team and culture. He is enthusiastic about the world class team that we are building at Kinetic Advantage to provide our industry partners with a truly innovative experience.

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