||Robert (Bob) Paszek, Founder & President.
Bob has over 30
years experience in the car business, covering all phases of dealership
operations. As an approved General Manager by Southeast Toyota, Bob managed
extremely successful Toyota dealerships in North Carolina and Florida. Bob has
also been an Isuzu dealer principal in Lakeland Florida, operating one of the
top selling Isuzu dealerships in the nation. After graduating from Central
Catholic in Detroit, Michigan, Bob entered the US Marine Corps, serving in
Vietnam and completing a 10 year tour of duty. Bob completed his formal
education at Eastern Carolina University. Bob is the creator of the Prospect
Vision system, and his work ethic, professionalism and customers for life
attitude continue to serve as guiding principals for the company today.
W. J. (Bud) Bolin, Founder &
Selling his first automobile at age 17, Bud
instantly became addicted to the automotive industry. His first assignment was
with GMAC serving the metropolitan NY area and specializing in wholesale
finance reviews, retail finance, lease training and sales for over 12 years.
Bud joined World Omni (Southeast Toyotas captive finance arm) as part of the
8-person inception team offering financial services for Southeast Toyota
dealers. He is an expert at leasing, having have spent 12 years as the owner of
Central State Leasing, with 4 locations in Florida and $27 million in-house
lease outstanding. He also served as the General Manager of BMW, Dodge and
Toyota dealerships. For the last eight years, Bud has served as Secretary
Treasurer for Prospect Vision. Bud holds a BBA degree and continuing
educational classes in Business from Rutgers University.
Scott Keller, Director of
Scott has over 20 years automotive sales and
marketing experience. He spent 12 years as the General Manager of a multi
franchised dealer group where received several sales of excellence awards to
include the Presidents Sales Award and the Diamond Sales of Excellence Award.
In his tenure he also received accolades for having the highest market
penetration in the South East Region at 258% objective of sales where he
appeared in Automotive News. Scott's belief is that you can never have enough
training when it comes to sales and marketing. Since leaving automotive retail,
Scott has attended over 15 seminars from many of the top sales and marketing
coaches in the country that keeps him attuned to the latest sales and marketing
strategies in today's changing economy. Scott is a graduate of the University
of North Carolina Greensboro where he received BS Degree in Marketing with a
minor in Physiology. He is also a graduate of the NADA Dealer Academy.
Steve Clamp, Director, Account
Administration & Fulfillment.
Steven has 25 years of
retail experience, with the last 10 devoted solely to automotive retail. His
dealership experience includes sales, Internet, BDC management, finance &
insurance and general management. His accomplishments include Salesperson of
the Year Awards, top F&I producer with GMAC, and turning a failing Kia
dealership into a thriving, profitable enterprise. Steven has been involved in
Prospect Vision since the beginning. As a sales person, he ran the first pilot
program, successfully demonstrating the value of equity-based data mining.
Taking no walk-ups and solely utilizing Prospect Vision, he demonstrated that
he could be a top unit producer with high profit margins. Steven holds a B.A.
degree in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, from Winthrop University in Rock Hill,
SC. Steven has a strong work ethic and believes through hard work and
persistence, anything is attainable. Regardless of the position Steven holds,
he strives to be the best and constantly looks for ways to improve.
Billy Jones, Director of Creative
& Web Design.
A Successful business owner and
entrepreneur, Billy brings experience, talent, skill and knowledge to Prospect
Vision. President of Idein Design, Inc. (the exclusive design-arm of Prospect
Vision), Billy has over 15 years of creative and Internet services experience
and has been involved in numerous projects on a national level. Billy has
developed web and promotional campaigns for such names as Dale Jarrett and the
late Dale Earnhardt, as well as several Global companies. Billy and his company
have received national accreditation with award-winning campaigns and
design/promotional pieces with cutting-edge visions and solutions.
Chris Keller, Software
Chris comes to our team with
over 15 years experience in the computer industry. After several years of
operating a successful PC repair business, Chris decided to further his
computer and programming knowledge in college. Chris studied Computer Science
at Catawba Valley Community College, where he was also a Math and Information
Technology instructor, and then moved on to receive a Bachelor's Degree in
Information Technology from American Intercontinental University in 2005.
Before joining our team, Chris worked on several programming projects for local
businesses, including 3 years as a software engineer for Freedom Shopping, Inc.
Chris is an accomplished .NET Developer specializing in ASP.NET and MS-SQL
Server and he is also a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in Microsoft
Dynamics CRM. With Chris' help, we have been able to make huge improvements to
our database structures and in tracking the success of our campaigns.
Jonathan Vang, Data
Graduated in 2012 from Catawba
Valley Community College with an AAS in Information Technology and certificate
in Database. He participated in the United State Cyber Challenge and the
Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, gaining both knowledge and
experience in information assurance. He joined the team in April 2012 bringing
his insight to the table.
Mike Voorhees, Marketing
Mike is currently working toward
two AAS degrees in Computer Science and Information Technology at Catawba
Valley Community College. Prior to joining our team, from 2007 to 2012 he
worked full time as a Flooring Installer for Complete Interiors, and part time
at Catawba Valley Community College In the WW126 Computer Lab where he provided
IT support for students and teachers In the Business and Technology Department.
Since joining the team in May 2012, Mike has maintained the data integrity and
also improved the performance of our proprietary Marketing software.