Our Mission is Truth
TurboPass is a SaaS-based, patented solution that delivers the truth about a borrower’s ability to repay in ways that are easier, faster and more secure for consumers, dealers, and lenders.
TurboPass eliminates the hassle and risk associated with traditional document-based verification of income, employment, and residence.
TurboPass provides trusted direct (bank & credit union) source data that fulfills lenders’ need for copies of PDF bank statements, proof of income/proof of employment and other stipulations.
Meet Our Team
Our team has decades of experience in the financial technology, medical and automotive sectors. We have leveraged that experience to create powerful software and business practice solutions for improving the lives of our users.
Co-Founder & CEO
32 year automotive finance & technology veteran. Former VP Regions Bank Dealer Services, early sales teams at CapitalOne Auto Finance, Santander Consumer USA.
Mike has deployed integrated hardware and software solutions for IturanUSA & AutoStar / DealerSocket and served as the Founder at Austin Indoor Soccer Center & board member at Let’s Play! Sports Inc.
Co-Founder & COO
29 year automotive finance leader and executive. Co-Founder Sierra Motors and Sierra Acceptance. FCRA, TILA, UCC Compliance expert.
Ken’s operational experience include leadership roles at Group1Automotive, Mercury Finance and Reliance Acceptance Corp. P&L, Automotive Loan Servicing, business process outsourcing, operational data integrity, business intelligence and call center solutions.
Chief Revenue Officer
25-year auto finance Executive having led sales, product and marketing departments at Wells Fargo Auto Finance, Black Book, and as the founding CMO at Global Lending Services. For the past 6 years, Lou led Equifax’s Automotive Vertical and he has served on multiple industry and advisory boards including a term as the President of the National Auto Finance Association.
Chief Product Officer
Zahid had over 20 years of experience leading Enterprise Fraud teams across multiple financial institutions. Most recently, Zahid served as Vice President of Identity and Fraud Products at Equifax and was the Director of Dealer Risk at ALLY and NetSpend. Zahid also served as Senior Vice President of Dealer Risk Management at Santander Consumer USA.
Zahid is the Founder of KassemConsulting, LLC and joined TurboPass’ Advisory Board in May of 2019 with the plan to lead lender relations and business development efforts.
Senior Vice President - Lender & Partner Channels
Brice joined TurboPass in the Spring of 2023 to serve as the Senior Vice President of Lender Sales and Partnerships continuing a 30-year career in the auto finance industry. During that time, Brice has been on the lender side of the desk, with both AmeriCredit and CitiFinancial Auto, as well as the vendor side with World Omni, TransUnion and defi SOLUTIONS. Having been both a lender and a vendor, Brice has had the opportunity to gain a unique perspective into the complete auto finance ecosystem. Brice brings that experience and perspective to TurboPass where he will continue to grow our lender client base as well as to create partnerships with other innovative product/platform providers that further add value to our lender and dealer clients.
Vice President - Dealer Direct Partners and Resellers
17-year Auto Executive having led sales on a Regional and Divisional level at JM&A Group, EasyCare and AAGI as well as in the Automotive Retail Industry.
Director of Marketing and Strategic Initiatives
Director of Inside Sales and Client Success
Client Support Manager
Senior Account Executive
Client Success Manager
Jude specializes in developing business models, business process design, and closed-loop integrated data networks with a focus and maximizing social capital by allowing an organization to utilize its most precious resource, its people, at their highest level. Outside of work, Jude is an avid soccer player, a dedicated son, husband, father, and a leader in his communities.
Dann Adams is an investor and advisor to a number of start up companies. He retired from Equifax in 2020 and now serves on three Boards. Dann excelled in a data analytics career spanning 40 years. At Equifax, Dann served as President three out of the four business units over a 21 year career. This included Equifax’s Global Consumer Solutions, Workforce Solutions and Credit Information Solutions. Dann and his team led their acquisition and integration of The Work Number helping position, now the leading verification of employment and income service today. Prior to Equifax, Dann served 18 years in senior leadership positions at Dun & Bradstreet running the southeast regional sales division as well as product marketing and leadership roles in Murray Hill NJ.
Stephanie, who has spent the majority of her career in auto lending and tech is best recognized for founding defi SOLUTIONS, a trailblazer in cloud-based lender software for auto and consumer lending. From the ground up, she transformed it into an industry giant with a valuation of approximately $100M. Her innovative leadership not only developed the platform’s leading-edge technology but also strategically acquired competitor OpenRule Systems, amplifying growth. In a traditionally static market, Stephanie’s vision with defi SOLUTIONS rejuvenated the landscape, challenging established players. Beyond her strategic prowess, her emphasis on nurturing a collaborative workplace culture earned widespread accolades, including a Best Place to Work award.
Jeff Griffith is a seasoned financial expert with over 25 years of experience in finance and sales support. He currently holds the esteemed positions of Vice President at Triton Financial Services and Director of Financial Services for Triton Automotive Financial Services. In these roles, Jeff spearheads competitive finance options for new and used vehicles, catering to Triton member auto groups and their clientele. His chief aim is to ensure the continuous competitiveness and availability of Triton’s financing offers.
Before his tenure at Triton, Jeff dedicated 23 years to CarMax, taking on vital roles such as Director of Finance Operations and Risk and Group Manager. There, he adeptly managed relationships between CarMax’s central office, its numerous locations, and third-party financial firms. Jeff’s strategic vision ensured the ongoing competitiveness of CarMax’s finance offers, while also bolstering profitability through trend analysis, support functions, and efficiency-boosting strategies.
Simon Scalzo is a seasoned leader with extensive experience in fintech and automotive retail solutions. Prior to his role as the Founder and Director of Remitter, Simon served as the CEO of Openpay and the Managing Director of Credit Clear. During this time, he played a pivotal role in streamlining payment processes with consumer-centric solutions, contributing to the growth and success of both companies.
In addition to his impressive achievements, Simon is a director of Connexion, an Australian ASX-listed loan car software company that operates in over 5,000+ dealerships throughout America.
Simon’s expertise extends to innovations in mobile communication and payment technologies. Simon’s leadership roles as well as his experiences in automotive sectors, have equipped him with a deep understanding of these industries.
Throughout his career, Simon has consistently demonstrated a commitment to digital transformations and customer-focused innovations, as evidenced by his ventures and advisory roles. We greatly value his expertise and look forward to Simons insights as we continue to evolve the TurboPass platform.
Gary has built a notable career by taking on diverse roles in major corporations. At Experian, he’s a vital force in managing top strategic financial institution relationships, leveraging all of Experian’s capabilities to address pressing challenges in this dynamic landscape. Previously, as Associate Managing Director at Argus, he was immersed in data analytics and regulatory solutions, providing pivotal benchmarks and advisory services. His tenure at Altisource saw him leading the Origination Services division, optimizing mortgage lending operations. For over a decade, Gary provided strategic direction at Acxiom, leading initiatives from marketing list creation to ROI analysis. With a 16-year stint at Equifax, his roles spanned from overseeing the transformation of large sales teams to pioneering a new automotive vertical, emphasizing his adaptability and broad skillset.
We created TurboPass to speed up the car buying process.