Location Services

Our Story.

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Our Leadership Team.

Jerry Kroshus

Jerry Kroshus has over 30 years of experience in the auto finance servicing space, managing companies and teams specializing in auto refinance, remarketing, titles, collections, recovery and skip. He has served as President and CEO of Auto Approve, an auto refinance company that he co-founded in 2017, as well as President and CEO of PAR North America. He has also held senior roles at HSBC Auto Finance and Citigroup after beginning his career at GMAC. Kroshus came to Location Services through the acquisition of Auto Approve. He has been Location Services’ Chief Client Relations Officer before his current role of CEO. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from North Dakota State University.

Jose Delgado

Jose Delgado has more than 25 years of experience in asset recovery and remarketing. Prior to joining Location Services, he was the President of North American for CarZip and was responsible for operations and vendor relations. Delgado was also the SVP at PAR North America and oversaw sales, client relations and operations. He has held several key management positions including WFS Financial, HSBC Auto Finance and Manheim Auctions, where he was the AGM of Manheim Utah Auto Auction. Delgado has extensive Six Sigma experience and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix in Business Administration.

Mohit Mahajan

Mohit Mahajan brings over 25 years of IT and product management experience in automotive remarketing and healthcare industries. Mahajan spent 21 years at KAR Global and led multiple divisions, namely PAR North America, CarBuyCo, ADESA and IAA. Most recently, he was Vice President at Miracle Software Systems, based in Novi, MI. Mahajan’s proven track record of leading IT and product development teams has enabled his partners to experience new and better ways to transact more effectively. In his position as Chief Information Officer, Mahajan leverages his strong background in IT leadership, customer focus, strategy and innovation. Mahajan holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from University of Tennessee.

Dimple Patel

Dimple Patel has 20+ years of industry experience and joins Location Services as VP of Finance and Accounting. She oversees all financial activities for both Location Services and InsightLPR business entities. Prior to joining Location Services, Patel previously worked at DRN as their VP of Finance / Controller from 2010 to 2017. She earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Mumbai University in Mumbai, India, and is also a CPA.

Michele Connell

Michele Connell has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. She has extensive knowledge and experience in client relations, sales, marketing, collections, operations, vendor management and contract management administration. Prior to joining Location Services, Connell was Director of Client & Vendor Relations at NCCI and was instrumental in diversifying and expanding their field contact process into a wide variety of field solutions. In addition, she has served over 25 years as Director and Conference Committee Director on the California Credit Union Collectors Council and has held several key committee positions within the credit union industry.

Ken Garbez

Ken Garbez has over 35 years of remarketing and reconditioning industry experience. Prior to joining Location Services, Garbez held senior leadership roles at High Tech Locksmiths, ADESA Las Vegas, ADESA Golden Gate, Manheim Bay Cities Auto Auction and United Road. Garbez specializes in remarketing operations, transportation and keys. His extensive knowledge, as well as his previous leadership roles in the operations field, makes him a key contributor to our already growing team.

Peggy Hood

Peggy Hood has over 20 years of experience in the auto finance servicing and banking industries. Prior to joining Location Services, Hood worked for PAR North America as a Senior Account Manager, as well as a Production Support Manager. Additionally, she has experience with Chase Bank as an Assistant Banking Center Manager. She has an extensive third-party servicing background, leading impound divisions as well as overseeing client teams. Hood’s knowledge, experience and leadership in operations makes her a great addition to our senior team.

Carolynn Huter

Carolynn Huter’s career in Human Resources spans over 20 years in the automobile and manufacturing industries. Prior to joining Location Services, Huter worked at Praxair Surface Technologies overseeing all functions of Human Resources on an operational level. She also spent 10 years with KAR Auction Services in many facets of the business from human resources, talent acquisition and management, operations, client relations, regional sales, employee engagement and training and development. Huter’s passion, drive and enthusiasm are key components of her leadership skills. Huter holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational/Corporate Management from Northern Illinois University.

Jennifer Perry

Jennifer Perry has over 30 years of experience in key management roles overseeing title operations. Prior to joining Location Services, Perry held the Title Services Manager role with PAR North America for 21 years and is widely viewed as an industry leader. Prior to PAR North America, she worked for the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Perry is well versed in all national titling aspects and her extensive knowledge in the automotive industry is what makes her leadership skills a great addition to our growing business.

Miriam Salama

Miriam Salama’s career in collateral recovery began 10 years ago with Vendor Transparency Solutions (VTS). Prior to joining Location Services, Salama held a leadership role with Recovery Industry Services (RISC), overseeing key client accounts and fostering client and vendor relationships. During that time, she became closely engaged with collateral recovery companies and gained extensive knowledge of the repossession industry. Salama’s experience and credibility with industry clients and vendors are an asset to our customers. She has a comprehensive understanding of compliance, client and vendor relations.

Debbie Stokes

Debbie Stokes has over 30 years of experience in the auto industry. She has extensive experience within the remarketing industry, including leading the remarketing division at PAR North America for 7 years. Prior to PAR, Stokes spent 13 years at Manheim Auctions, 3 years at CitiFinancial Auto as a Regional Remarketing Representative, 6 years at ADESA-Tampa, with her last position there as AGM, and for 1 year as AGM at AutoNation Auto Auction-Orlando before joining Location Services. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from University of South Alabama.

Eric Stover

Eric Stover brings over two decades of expertise in the repossession industry to the table. His journey commenced as a recovery agent and owner-operator in New Jersey, laying the foundation for his illustrious career. Before becoming a valued member of Location Services, Eric spent 17 years at MVTRAC, where he served as the Vice President of Skip Services. His remarkable rise within the organization, progressing from a caseworker to the VP of Skip Services, underscores his dedication and skill. Eric's profound industry insights and established connections with recovery agents and clients make him an asset to the Location Services team.

Bob Vogel

Bob is a seasoned financial professional known for driving successful financial initiatives within dynamic and high-growth organizations. With expertise in comprehensive financial system implementations, process optimization, and strategic partnerships, he served as VP of Finance at PCMI Corporation, achieving a 6-12% increase in monthly profitability. Throughout his career, he has consistently delivered value through financial leadership, strategic planning, and operational excellence, making him well-equipped to contribute to future endeavors here at LSLLC.

Vu Doan

Vu Doan brings over 15 years of IT experience and leadership specializing in infrastructure architecture, cloud management and service delivery. Prior to Location Services, Doan was an Enterprise Data Manager with Cognizant Technology Solutions, implementing innovative solutions and encompassing progressive IT methodologies. He spent 12 years in the insurtech domain leading diverse technology teams creating turn-key solutions for enterprise issues. Doan’s proven cloud and technology acumen allows him to have a customer focus approach with financial savings and minimizing risk. Doan holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Programming from Purdue University.

Sean Fee

Sean Fee brings over a decade of invaluable expertise to the auto finance servicing industry. His extensive background includes a significant tenure at PAR North America, where he excelled as a Senior Account Manager. Sean is a proud graduate of Indiana University, holding a Bachelor's Degree. His seasoned experience and dedication to delivering results make him an indispensable asset to Location Services.

Joseph Kalliath

Joseph Kalliath brings over 20 years of leadership in software architecting and development. Prior to joining Location Services, Kalliath was a Global Account Manager at UST, California based technology company, spear heading one of their high-profile clients in American multinational consumer credit reporting agency. Prior to UST, he spent 10 years with KAR Global handling multiple divisions including ADESA and AutoVIN. Kalliath’s proven business and solutions-oriented acumen, coupled with years of automotive remarketing and fintech domain knowledge, uniquely positions him for his current role. Kalliath holds a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University.

Jeremy Turner

Jeremy Turner has 10 years of extensive industry experience in managing national vendor relationships. Prior to joining Location Services, Turner held management roles in vendor and client team departments during his stint with PAR North America. He has oversight of Location Services’ national vendor network. Turner holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Central State University.

Keri Weichers

Keri has 20+ years of experience in the auto finance industry and has held leadership roles in both credit union and bank operations, with a vast understanding of lending, collections, and recoveries. Having joined the Location Services team in 2017 and previously contributing to the legacy company Find John Doe from 2013, she has extensive expertise in the forwarding space and a valuable asset to our team.

Our History.

  • Q3 2017 Delaware Street Capital
    • DSC enters the market via acquisition of PRA Location Services and Find John Doe
    • Primary interest in License Plate Recognition (LPR) market

  • Q2 2018 National Direct Model
    • The vision began from a lender’s perspective as it relates to the auto finance industry
    • Shared with our partners at 2018 North American Repossessors Summit (NARS)

  • Q4 2018 Acquisitions
    • American Recovery Specialists of FL
    • Auto Approve auto refinancing
    • CARS Recovery Inc
    • Digital Dog Auto Recovery
    • MOXKOR (ROA) and its Allied Solutions client base
    • Premier Adjusters Inc
    • Repo Inc
    • RepoRoute mapping software
    • TCAR
    • Top recovery agents in the nation

  • October 2019
    • American Recovery Specialist, MI
    • Double Eagle Services
    • Certified Auto Recovery

  • December 2019
    • Assimilation of acquired companies
    • Consolidation of like-functions and centralization of key processes

  • January 2020

    Equitable Services

  • June 2020
    • Provide clients with the benefits of a forwarder with the advantages of an agent direct model
    • Launch insightLPR
    • Implementing enhanced technologies – system of record and driver routing

  • June 2021
    • Moved corporate headquarters to Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • August 2021
    • LPR division, insightLPR, acquired Riverland Technologies out of Jackson, Mississippi.
  • September 2021
    • Exited the direct recovery space to focus on building the forwarding model, which includes recovery, skip-tracing, remarketing, transport, keys and titles.
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