Scott Maybee | President
Scott is the former General Manager of Manheim Northstar Minnesota in Minneapolis, where he drove the overall sales, operations, and P&L of the business. He successfully established a culture of transparency and rigorous process management while positively impacting employee morale and driving aggressive organic business growth. He and his team ultimately raised sales revenue, customer retention, and operating margins. Before joining Manheim in 2017, Scott spent 10 years with Nissan North America and Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation, most recently as Vice President of Sales Operations for Nissan Canada Finance.
Scott’s impressive experience is matched by his education. He earned a law degree from Chicago-Kent College, an MBA in Finance from DePaul University, and a BS in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. When he’s not at work, Scott likes to spend time with his wife and two daughters, play in a recreational hockey league, and is a rabid Boston Red Sox fan.
Eb Ikonne | AVP of Engineering
Eb Ikonne Serves as AVP of Engineering for NextGear Capital. He is responsible for leading and providing direction to multiple software, infrastructure, and production engineering teams enabling NextGear Capital.
Before partnering with NextGear Capital and Cox Automotive, Eb started ThreeThirtyOne Consulting. The firm helps leaders create high-performance organizations through leadership consulting. Previous to starting his own business Ikonne served as CTO and Technical advisor for MYidealDOCTOR, setting the technological direction as the organization developed the mobile health platform. Ikonne obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Masters of Science in Software Engineering from Andrew’s University
David Horan | VP of Finance
David Horan serves as VP of Finance 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.
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.
John Wick | SVP of Lending
John Wick serves as the SVP of Lending and 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.
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.
Colletta Bryce | AVP HRBP
Colletta Bryce is the AVP, HRBPs for Cox Automotive (Auto) leading the team that partners with the Corporate Services, NextGear Capital and People Solutions. She joined Cox Auto in December 2016 as a Senior Director, serving as the business partner for the former People Strategies. Prior to Cox Auto, Colletta held Executive and Leader roles at CertusBank, Bank of America and Wachovia since 2002. She’s held other roles in non-profit and sales.
Colletta is a graduate of Pfeiffer University with a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.S. in Organizational Change and Leadership. She also attended Broadcasting School and is a certified Diversity Practitioner.
In her spare time, Colletta volunteers with BECA, Inc. and Dress for Success. She is the proud aunt of nine nieces and nephews and enjoys sports.