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DriveCentric was founded in May, 2010 with the goal of using rapidly evolving technology to deliver a cutting-edge suite of products that are simple enough to be used by anyone. Founded by two engineers with the car business running in their blood, this vision began taking shape with the initial install of DriveCentric’s core CRM in a dealership in September 2012.
We are a resource to our dealers. Every sale begins with a vendor relationship. It’s our responsibility to turn it into a partnership.
At DriveCentric, we strive to maintain the goal of using rapidly evolving technology to deliver a cutting-edge suite of products that are simple enough to be used by anyone, so we built a multitalented, high energy team. Our team leads and delivers applications with energy and accountability. Adapting every day to change, we stay close to our clients to bring them the best product.
If you look up “car-guy” in the dictionary, you might find a picture of David Fultz.
With his background from Purdue University, David started out as an electrical engineer for AT&T. From there it wouldn’t be long before David would discover his true calling – automotive sales. By working as a salesman, finance manager, sales manager, new and used car manager, general sales manager, and general manager, David was able to build a complete picture of what is needed at every level of the business.
He left his in-store life behind to join Jim Moran and Associates and worked as a specialist, district manager, and regional manager. Working with several dealerships at this point, David discovered weaknesses in the follow-up processes that cripple many dealers’ ability to communicate with their customers effectively.
Drawing upon his experience at every level of the dealership, David set out to start a revolution.
Outside of work, David enjoys spending time with his wife and family and is an outdoors enthusiast.
John Kohlmeyer has over a decade of experience in creating and managing on-demand software for automotive dealerships. Prior to co-founding DriveCentric, John graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Computer Science and created DeliverDeal F&I Menu along with its follow-up, MenuEdge.
The son of a longtime car-guy, John is familiar with the shortcomings of old-school dealership practices. As CTO of DriveCentric, John’s mission is to utilize modern and next-generation technologies to breathe new life into stale automotive processes.
John’s personal life revolves around his wife, Jessica, and their three sons. John is also a big fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Michael Rinehart has nearly a decade of software development experience, mostly focusing on SAAS applications. Michael has a degree in Computer Science from Indiana University with a specialization in artificial intelligence. With DriveCentric since the very beginning, Michael has spearheaded the development of the automated intelligent processes that keep the system streamlined and allow users to enjoy a simpler workflow.
Michael’s interests outside of the office include spending time with his wife, Lindsey, and his newborn daughter Lydia. He also enjoys playing softball and indoor soccer.
Andy has a background in graphic design and information technology & digital multimedia and graduated from both the University of Southern Indiana as well as ITT Technical Institute. His background includes over a decade of experience in work with marketing agencies, software companies, and retail designers. Andy’s past experience encompasses creative direction and user interface design which allows him to bring a powerful outlook to the experience and feel of DriveCentric.
As VP Creative/Design, Andy has designed the simplistic and beautiful interface that resonates throughout DriveCentric. He collaborates with both the web and mobile development teams to create an elegant system with a simple workflow and friendly user experience.
In his personal life, Andy is an avid sports fan, particularly the Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Pacers. He also loves the outdoors and enjoys bike rides or walks around downtown Indianapolis where he resides.
When you talk to Steve Roessler, you would never guess that he has a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri–Columbia. Actually, if you know the MU Tigers, he was an Antler!
Steve has worked with many CRM companies for the past 20 years. He started his career as an engineering salesman and then dove into medical sales, allowing him to become a Director of Business Development and Director of Marketing for small businesses nationally. His proudest career moment was helping DynaLabs appear on Inc. Magazine’s list of the top 500 fastest growing companies in the U.S. in 2009.
Networking and building relationships is Steve’s philosophy to success. He is excited about the opportunity to build upstream/downstream marketing and sales strategies at DriveCentric. Outside of work, Steve enjoys watching his St. Louis sports teams and spending time with his wife and family.
David Wilkins has a degree in Computer Graphics Technology from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. He has been doing iOS development for over 5 years, spanning 2 different companies.
As an Mobile Applications Director at DriveCentric, his primary role includes all development for the Drive iPad and iPhone application. He works closely with other members of DriveCentric to make sure that the mobile applications are as up to date and cutting edge as possible.
In his personal time, he enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, video games, and spending time with friends.
Ashton Coulson has a background in Computer Science from Purdue University. He has several years of experience developing for mobile Android applications.
As an Android Developer at DriveCentric, Ashton works to ensure that the mobile Android application operates smoothly and efficiently. He is personally responsible for responding to customer feedback to ensure customer satisfaction.
While attending Purdue University, Ashton spent a summer abroad in Tanzania building a computer lab and teaching at a local school. In his personal time, he likes playing music and spending time outdoors rock climbing and playing disk golf.
Will McIntyre has a background in Computer Information Technology and Philosophy from Purdue University. His love of problem solving and aptitude towards learning has led him to developing skills in information technology including software consulting for government and small businesses, web development, and server administration.
As a Software Developer at DriveCentric, Will helps create the powerful tools and features found throughout DriveCentric. In his personal time, Will spends his time discovering new technologies, making and playing games, and exploring the universe with his wife.
As a Software Developer for DriveCentric, Joshua creates and maintains the systems that keep our data in sync with the multiple partners of DriveCentric. In his personal time, Joshua spends time with his wife and newborn daughter.
Steve Moran studied at Indiana Wesleyan University with his focus on information systems with a minor in business.
He has over a decade worth of experience working with SQL server and information systems.
At DriveCentric, Steve brings a wealth of knowledge on maintaining the database environments. At the heart of most information systems is the ever important data. It is Steve’s passion to keep the systems running 24×7 and performing at their peak.
In his off time he likes spending time with this family and friends. He enjoys reading and keeping up with the ever
changing technology of SQL server.
Chad Strauch has a degree in Computer Science from IUPUI. His background includes the development and testing of software in both C# and Java.
As a Systems Engineer at Drive Centric, his primary role includes the development of backend systems, APIs, and tools.
In his spare time, Chad spends his time mountain biking, reading, gaming, and learning new technologies.
As a Developer at DriveCentric, Andrew’s role is to bridge the gap between design and the backend, and making functional software for our clients. In his personal time, Andrew enjoys tinkering with computers, reading a mix of science fiction and history books, and playing the occasional session of Minecraft.
William Senat has a background in computer science from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. His experience includes internships where he learned how to produce clean, well-written code as well as valuable teamwork and communication skills.
As a developer at DriveCentric, William helps develop the beautiful simple interface prevalent in DriveCentric. He builds the framework that joins design and functionality, creating the software that customers know and love.
In his personal time, Will likes to play soccer, rock climb, and travel to new places.
Ross Fusz has a background in Networking Engineering from St. Louis Community College. His background in Network Engineering includes work in the E-commerce and Automotive Industries. Ross has experience supporting and maintaining an online E-commerce presence.
As a Trainer at DriveCentric, Ross’ role is to support clients and install / train new Automotive Networks to DriveCentric. Ross is a strong asset to the team through his sense of teamwork and ability to fix situations with creative solutions. He brings these talents to the DriveCentric team, ensuring that clients and future clients expectations are exceeded.
Ross enjoys donating his time as a builder for Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity International’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
In his personal time, Ross is an avid golfer and also enjoys cooking and barbecuing.
Jonathan Schultz studied communication at Truman State University. A long time Apple “fan boy” and avid observer of integrated systems. He is excited to help DriveCentric and its users, not only tell their stories, but build a tool that will allow them to engage their customers in new and exciting ways.
Jonathan is one of six in a large and growing family in St. Louis Missouri and grew up playing soccer. He’s also is a part of a small home Church and wakes up everyday thanking God for another chance to make something easier and someone better.
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