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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.

Dave Ditgen

Managing Partner

Dave combines his background in F&I, risk management and enterprise risk to provide bespoke solutions which protect dealers while also maximizing on the retail transactions. Dave also assists dealers in seeking better tax efficiencies.

Kyle Reese

Managing partner

Kyle has over 20 years of industry experience ranging from a large TPA, running a successful agency, and being a partner in a multi-location dealership. Kyle’s passion for helping dealers reach their full potential is provable and palpable. 

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.

Eddie Rains

Director, Training & development

With over 30 years of automotive experience, Eddie has tailored his strengths to help develop and train people to be the best they can be. Eddie will be crucial in ADS’s future growth and development, internally and with our dealer partners.

Brandon Kerns

Director, Dealer Services

Brandon has over 20 years of automotive retail management and leadership experience. His background in finance, floor planning, and income development allows him to help dealers maximize the growth and profitability of their dealership. 

Sean McNally

Director of F&I Risk and Underwriting

Sean has served as the primary underwriter for OEM books of business, contributed to product development and pricing strategies, and conducted risk analysis for dealer portfolios. Sean’s financial background has been instrumental in assessing risk within the F&I sector and aiding dealers in achieving lucrative results.

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.

Andy Carl

Account Executive, 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.

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.

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.

Ron Sandrock

account specialist, dealer services

With a passion for helping others achieve their goals, Ron uses his many years of training to help our dealer partners’ F&I managers succeed. His favorite part about the auto industry is building long-term relationships. 

Tyler Reed

Account Specialist, Dealer Services

Tyler is a seasoned professional with a strong background in leading and managing F&I departments, especially in the power sports field. Tyler is committed to delivering and driving sustainable growth.

Jannelle Giacomo

Account Specialist, Dealer Services

Jannelle’s journey in the automotive sector began nearly 20 years ago when she started as a receptionist. Over the years, she expanded into different positions, including sales, leadership, and her most recent role as Finance Director. Drawing on her expertise in luxury sales and product presentation, she is dedicated to continually improving the level of service provided to her dealer partners.

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

Senior 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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