GAINESVILLE, GA – Black Book announced that Jeff Bunch has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Lender Solutions. In this role, Bunch will be responsible for leading Black Book’s efforts to increase revenue growth from the licensing of Black Book data to banks, credit unions, and finance companies who are involved with the automotive and related industries.
Tom Cross, president of Black Book commented, “I am thrilled to have Jeff move into the role of heading up our Lender Solutions Division. He has had a very successful and varied career, and his reputation as someone who understands the challenges facing the industry today, and how to best handle those challenges, was clearly evident as our executive team began to work with him on a daily basis.”
According to Bunch, “I am excited about assuming greater responsibility at Black Book. Through my entire automotive career I have had the greatest level of respect for this organization. In my brief time here before this opportunity presented itself, I got to know Black Book from the inside, and am very enthusiastic about the combination of industry knowledge and solutions that we can offer to the automotive finance community.".
Bunch spent his first 12 years in the automotive industry in a variety of sales roles at Chevrolet, Chrysler, and GM dealerships. He went to work for Manheim 1997, starting at Manheim Financial Services where he rose to the position of vice president of sales and operations, and eventually vice president of dealer services. He was most recently Black Book’s Director of Automotive Licensing.