NextGear Capital, a Cox Automotive company, announced two additions to its leadership team. These new roles will allow the inventory finance company to focus on existing integration opportunities with other Cox Automotive business units and better align its sales and marketing teams.
The following individuals have been appointed to new roles:
Chris Lenzo, Vice President of Technology. Chris' new role will comprise of directing all aspects of the company's internal software development including engineering, portfolio management, architecture and analytics. He has an extensive background in the Indianapolis technology sector over the past 25 years, including stints with Made2Manage Systems, ChaCha, ExactTarget and Teradata.
Susan Moritz, Vice President of Development. Susan will be tasked with NextGear Capital's advancement of new business and maximization of credit utilization. Beginning her 29 year career in the automotive industry with West Indy Jeep Eagle in the 1980's, she most recently served as NextGear Capital's Director of Business Development. Earlier in her career, Susan served in a variety of leadership roles with industry-leading companies, including Manheim, where she helped develop prominent sales and marketing teams.
"As we continue to align our products and services with the Cox Automotive family, we have unlimited opportunities to touch our customers' business," said Brian Geitner, president of NextGear Capital. "I am excited to add Chris and Susan to our leadership team. Their years of experience leading groundbreaking teams will be a great asset as we continue to develop innovative solutions for our customers."