CARMEL, IN – Dealer Services Corporation, an independent floor plan finance company for the used-vehicle industry, announced the appointment of Shane O’Dell as its chief operations officer, replacing Brian Geitner. Geitner was appointed as DSC’s chief executive officer Jan. 1. Commenting on the appointment, Geitner stated, “Shane provides strong execution skills, a proven ability to lead top performing teams and a straightforward style of communication. I look forward to Shane’s impact as he hits the ground running in this new role!”

O’Dell joined DSC in 2005 as one of the company’s founding members and has since held the positions of Vice President of Operations (2005-2008) and Senior Vice President of Operations (2008-2010). O’Dell began his career in the automotive finance industry in 1995 after graduating from “The Ohio State University” school of Economics. Shane’s experience spans 15 years including 10 spent in different management roles at Automotive Finance Corporation (AFC).

In response to his new role, Shane O’Dell stated “I welcome the expanded responsibilities of the COO role and really appreciate our team culture. Operationally, we have combined great people with innovative technology and thus have fused together a premium service model. I look forward to building upon our existing platform to add more products, services and delivery portals for our employees and dealers.”