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Meet Our Team

The ADS team is comprised of leaders from the retail environment. From award winning F&I Trainers, to GM’s of some of the most successful stores in their markets, we only hire accomplished professionals who know how to get results for our dealers.

Bob Mancuso


Bob drew on his more than 25 years of industry experience in training & development, product administration and account management and servicing to build a platform designed to deliver unprecedented results to ADS dealer partners.

Ryan Nelson


Leveraging his years of executive experience, Ryan works with program providers, administrators, and dealers to develop strategies and build long-standing relationships. Ryan enjoys utilizing his years of reinsurance experience to help dealers select the proper participation structure.

Jason Acierno

Director, Dealer Services

In Jason’s role as Director at ADS he works with his team and dealer partners to develop specific plans to accomplish the dealerships goals and objectives. Jason has been integral in the development and delivery of our training platform and Skills Courses.

Lindsay Jackson

Senior Account Executive, Dealer Services

Lindsay brings with her F&I experience in RV and automotive as well as a very successful track-record of dealership development across dealerships large and small. Having handled everything from F&I director, corporate trainer, managing collections, and repossessions Lindsay is well equipped to serve our dealers and their staff.

Ron Baker

Account Executive, Dealer Services

Combining his extensive retail experience and infectious personality, Ron delivers incredible results for his dealers while building very strong relationships. Ron has a vast knowledge of the ADS selling system and the many technical facets of the programs ADS subscribes to.

Pete Blaisdell

Account Executive, Dealer Services

Pete brings a passion to help others grow individually and professionally. Pete’s passion has contributed to his successful leadership in the automotive industry. The GM experience Pete brings will be invaluable while presenting dealers with real world solutions that increases dealer performance.

Chad Bullock

Account Specialist, Dealer Services

A career that started in the service drive, has evolved to Chad working with, and developing dealers across the country to help them grow. Chad has expertise in ADS products and programs designed to help dealers sell more vehicles and increase gross profits.

Andy Carl

Account Specialist, Dealer Services

 Andy carries a high spirit everywhere he goes. He has held various management roles within a large dealer group and brings extensive knowledge on how to maximize results inside dealerships.

Buddy Nelson

Account Specialist, Dealer Services

Buddy brings his knowledge of working with a major administrative company and the largest volume Kia dealership in Illinois. While earning his finance degree, Buddy played collegiate men’s soccer at Elmhurst College in Illinois. He is very personable and is looking forward to connecting with dealerships across the country.

Michael Sabol

Business Development/
Marketing Coordinator

Michael brings a competitive edge to the team having played on a conference winning college football team. Michael also brings a substantial amount of knowledge into our marketing department having obtained his MBA. 

Julie Nelson

office/HR Manager

Having managed numerous projects with high levels of complexity, Julie brings her organizational and project management skills to the ADS team. Julie works with our team, as well as our administrative partners to provide a best in class experience.

Amanda Case

Staff Assistant

Having managed a retail photography studio, Amanda knows how to manage a schedule and coordinate events. She works effectively and efficiently to serve our associates, and our dealers. And by the way, Amanda is a nationally ranked pinball competitor!

Mary Jo Libal

Administrative Assistant

Mary Jo has experience in interior design, education, and retail management as well as an infectious level of positivity. Her organizational and communication skills help our team bring their ‘A’ game to each and every visit.

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