Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer, SpringboardAuto.com
Stuart Holmes is Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer for SpringboardAuto.com, the company that is reinventing auto loans by putting consumers completely in control of the loan process. The company’s platform launched in April 2016 and allows consumers to refinance and/or finance and purchase new or used vehicles directly online or via their smartphone
At SpringboardAuto.com, Stuart is responsible for building a trusted consumer brand and helping to structure and implement the company’s partner network. Stuart brings over 20 years experience in startup and early-stage financial and automotive technology companies to SpringboardAuto.com.
Most recently, Stuart led business development at CarFinance Capital and quickly established partnerships with numerous financial institutions and captive finance companies. While at DealerTrack Technologies, a leading automotive technology company, Stuart was responsible for developing partner strategies and products that drove significant adoption and increased application and contracts through the platform. Under his guidance, DealerTrack established itself as a leading provider of automotive technology solutions to OEMs, dealers, and lenders. Stuart was responsible for developing many of the key partnerships that positioned DealerTrack as the leading indirect automotive finance platform. Partnerships that included Hyundai Capital America, Mercedes Benz Financial Services, Volvo Car Financial Services and American Honda Financial Corporation, among others.
Stuart was an early pioneer in FinTech when he enabled financial institutions with online banking, bill payment, lending and cash management technologies while working with companies like Home Account Network and Digital Insight.
Stuart earned a BS from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Kennesaw State University.