Leadership Team

Shane O’Dell President

As Cox Automotive Financial Solutions Group President, Shane O’Dell leads efforts at NextGear Capital to provide optimal financial products and services that make the process of buying and selling inventory faster, simpler and more profitable for more than 22,000 dealer clients throughout North America, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

He began his career with Automotive Finance Corporation (AFC) in 1995. At AFC, he served as Branch Manager and was later promoted to Regional Manager overseeing 14 locations. As one of the founding members of Dealer Services Corporation (DSC) in 2005, he served as Regional Vice President of Operations. In June of 2010, he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer where he served before joining Cox Automotive’s Inventory Solutions Group as Senior Vice President of Vehicle Solutions.

O’Dell earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from The Ohio State University.

Shane O'Dell

David Horan Chief Financial Officer

David Horan serves as Chief Financial Officer for NextGear Capital. He is responsible for executing the company’s financial and strategic planning.

Horan worked as Corporate Controller for JD Byrider Systems, the largest franchiser of auto sales/finance dealerships in the U.S. He also served as Corporate Controller for Auction Broadcasting Company, the third-largest auto auction chain in the nation. In 2005, Horan joined Dealer Services Corporation as Corporate Controller and Assistant Treasurer, designing and managing the accounting and treasury functions for DSC.

Horan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and a Master of Professional Accountancy degree from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and is an active member of the Indiana CPA Society, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants.

Dave Horan

Bryan C. Everly Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Everly is responsible for directing all aspects of information technology including architecture, security and compliance, application development, infrastructure and program management.

Everly has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology sector. He previously served as Vice President, IMM Engineering & Test for Aprimo, an integrated marketing software and applications company in Indianapolis. Everly has also served as Sr. Director of Development for ExactTarget, Inc. and was managing partner for Integral Systems, Inc. in Fishers, Ind.

A veteran of the U.S Air Force, Everly received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Indiana State University.

Brian Everly

John Wick SVP Lending and International Operations

John Wick serves as the SVP of Lending and International Operations for NextGear Capital.

In the role of Lending, he leads the company’s credit, risk and recovery operations that covers all facets from customer induction to dissolution. Additionally, John leads the company’s international operations within Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland, charting and maintaining profitable growth across the regions.

John is one of the founding members of Dealer Services Corporation, joining the company in 2005 as General Counsel. Prior to joining the company, he was a partner in the Indianapolis law firm Lewis, Wick & Koski, where his primary areas of practice included litigation, debtor and creditor relations and business law.

John is a graduate of Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. He also holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis.

Randy Dohse SVP of Operations

Randy Dohse serves as SVP of Operations for NextGear Capital.

In this role, he is responsible for guiding the company’s field processes to maximize customer service levels and deepen dealer relationships.
With 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, Randy has been with the company since its inception as Dealer Services Corporation in 2005, holding multiple leadership positions within the company. Most recently, he served as Division Vice President-West. Prior to joining NextGear Capital, Randy spent time with AFC and AmeriCredit in a Branch Manager capacity. Randy holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics from University of Wisconsin.

Betty Lonis VP of People Services

As the Senior HR Leader for NextGear Capital, Betty Lonis serves as a strategic partner while leading the People Strategies team in the execution of progressive people and organizational programs. Most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Stonegate Mortgage and in several Human Resources leadership roles with Navient Corporation, Betty has more than 25 years of experience leading and executing strategic human resources plans across several industries.

She is a graduate from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology in addition to earning her master’s degree in Business Administration from Indiana University. Betty is a member of HR People & Strategy, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and IndySHRM. She also serves on the SHRM Certification Commission and the Wellness Council of Indiana Board of Advisors.

Lisa Mackie VP of Sales

As NextGear Capital’s VP of Sales, Lisa is responsible for strategic leadership, vision, and execution of NextGear Capital sales efforts.

With more than 20 years of auto finance and commercial sales leadership experience, she most recently served as Director, Commercial Dealer Services at Capital One where she was responsible for driving floor plan sales growth across multiple states. Past roles held include, Function Head Director of Commercial Acquisitions for Hyundai Capital and Vice President/Division Manager for Chase Dealer Commercial Services. A graduate of University of North Carolina at Fayetteville, Lisa began her career in the Ford Motor Credit Manager Training Program before going on to serve in multiple leadership positions in sales, retail finance, and wholesale audit.

Lisa Mackie