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.