Our Mission is Truth
TurboPass is a SaaS-based, patent-pending 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.
EVP & Chief Revenue Officer
Zahid had over 20 years of experience leading Enterprise Fraud teams across multiple financial institutions. Most recently, Zahid served as Senior Vice President of Dealer Risk Management at Santander Consumer USA and was the Director of Dealer Risk at ALLY and NetSpend.
Zahid is the Founder of KassemConsulting, LLC and has joined TurboPass’ Advisory Board, May 2019 with the plan to lead lender relations and business development efforts.
Advisor & Acting CMO
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.
Lou will be joining TurboPass in a permanent capacity in Q3 2020 to lead the company’s marketing efforts.
Director of Development
Over ten years of experience scaling SaaS startups. Most recently led the development team at Pharos Resources into scale and profitability.
An early favorite creation was the behavior for a virtual robotic tank with predictive targeting, planning, and advanced mapping capabilities.
CTO & Board Member
Innovator, Practitioner and technology CEO since 1998, Founder of Levelfield, and Co-Founder at Samson & Benson, His technology powers some of the most robust web traffic in the world.
Jude has built bespoke auto loan origination platforms for credit unions and his Integrity Builder platform is the data intelligence engine for major Private Equity firms, credit unions, medical technology startups, NGOs and private clients, globally.
CEO of SG Industries
Mandy was one of TurboPass’ first investors, and serves as a strategic advisor to the Board of Directors. Mandy is the Founder of SG Industries, an oil and gas services business in Midland, Texas.
Prior to starting SG, Mandy spent over 12 years in various management roles with Lithia Motors Inc and Sewell Automotive.
Craige Thompson JD,EE, PE
Advisor & Patent Attorney
With a background in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering “The Examiner Whisperer” is a #1 Best Selling Author-Speaker & Founder of Thompson Patent Law. Mr. Thompson has provided
IP/patent advisory and prosecution work for important clients such as Apple, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Olympus, Honeywell, Gillette, Duracell, Hallmark, SAP, Atmel, Applied Materials, Kleiner Perkins, Dresser, Boston Scientific, Tech Ranch Austin, universities and many smaller businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups.
Claire Weber, MBA
Data Aggregation, Advisor
Claire Weber is the former COO at FormFree, one of the original vendors approved by FannieMae & Day1Certainty Program. Under Claire’s Leadership, FormFree was the technology backbone for Quicken during their Rocket Mortgage Product Launch, allowing Quicken to become the #1 Mortgage Originator in the USA.
The digital transformation of mortgage originations is driving down Originations costs 31%, eliminating fraud and accelerating mortgage and refi closing times by over 14 days.
33-year auto finance executive with experience in roles including Co-Founder & President of CRB Auto a Division of California Republic Bank, sold to Mechanics Bank. EVP, National Production Manager of WFS Financial / Westcorp until the sale to Wachovia Bank.
Experienced leading startups through multiple successful exits. Industry leader, change management and leading-edge technology evangelist.
Andrew Polito, MBA
Andy is a seasoned entrepreneur with a strong track record of building and scaling successful businesses. As a Co-Founder of The Ronin Society, Andy and his team provide Fractional CFO Services tailored to SAAS and service businesses experiencing rapid growth.
Prior to The Ronin Society, he served as Deputy Director of the Zhuhai Chamber of Commerce and co-founded Proximity Learning where he was the COO and VP of Product from 2008 to 2016. Andy holds an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management as well as two undergraduate degrees from the University of Arizona.
Rebecca Chernek is the founder of Chernek Consulting and is the host of The F&I Today Show on the nationally recognized CBT Automotive Network.
Becky was born and raised in the family car business and entered as the first female sales professional hired by Al Packer Lincoln-Mercury and later, Bob Bell Ford.
She’s worked with industry leaders such as AutoNation, JM&A, Mercedes Benz Financial, NCM, Sym-Tech Dealer Services, and top automotive dealer groups in the United States and Canada streamlining their sales processes and closing techniques, increasing F&I profits while lowering liability risk.
OneWebHosting CEO & Advisor
Tem is an experienced web consultant and business owner who’s helped launched several companies in the technology space.
He’s worked directly on various online initiatives for Mazda North American Operations including pre-order websites for MX-5 Miata, Mazda CX-5 and more.
We created TurboPass to speed up the car buying process.