About Us

 

NcompassTrac has over 60 years of Executive expertise in the Automotive, PowerSports, Enterprise Software and Point of Sale industries.

 

Our Leadership Team

Kevin Cooper

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

As the co-founder of NcompassTrac LLC, Kevin brings over 20 years of product development and industry experience in our target markets. Beginning his career at Forbes Industries, as the VP of Operations, Kevin has a proven track record for growing and managing complex organizations. As the Director of Sales , for Laveycraft, Datatec, and Affinity Media, Kevin had responsibility for all new revenue generation activities.

 

Education: Attended University of Redlands: Computer Science

 

Professional Organizations: President POPRA, Consultant for AMF TV, Spot-on TV productions, R&D Mercury Racing

 

Ron Vangell

Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer

 

Before joining NcompassTrac, Ron was at OpenText, (Ticker:OTEX), an Enterprise Information Company where he worked as a Senior Executive with the M&A team, had responsibilities for multiple Business Units and brought to market new products that extended Oracle ERP and EcoSystems technology.

 

Ron was CEO and co-founder of Magellan Software, an Irvine based Enterprise Document Management Company that was acquired by Gauss Interprise AG, a public Enterprise Content Management company (Ticker:GSOG) where he became CEO. Before Magellan Ron helped launch Quest Software Inc. (Ticker: QSFT) where he was an early shareholder and setup the Sales, Marketing and distribution channels as a Senior Vice President.


Ron has held various board positions in companies such as eHealthEngines, an industry first telemedicine software solution (Ticker:CDNX) that later became OpenMed Technologies, AIIM, a Global Community of Information Professionals, and iconect, a cloud based software solution for the legal industry that specializes in litigation support, early case assessment, and review technology.

 

Education: BS in Economics and Computer Science, Salem State University, Massachusetts

 

Christopher Daden

Chief Technology Officer

 

As the first place winner for the best overall application at the prestigious Microsoft Unleased Hackathon and HackForLA events, Chris has demonstrated his unique ability to match leading edge technology with market needs in a highly competitive environment.  Before joining NcompassTrac, Chris worked at Speridian Technology, and Somnium Innovations Group as a lead developer and was one of the stakeholders in ThisThat.it, an application that allows shoppers to engage their friends in important life decisions and purchases.

 

Education: Attended California State University, Fullerton: Computer Science

 

Mark Smith

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

 

Mark has over 25 years experience as an accounting professional. His career started with Deloitte and Touche were he was a Tax Senior for 5 years. As CFO for Magellan Software, an Irvine based Enterprise Software Company that also had operations in the UK, Germany, Benelux, Poland and Singapore, Mark handled all ERP and Revenue operations. After Magellan, Mark spent time as the US Operations CFO for Gauss Interprise, a publically traded software company (Ticker:GSOG), and later worked at OpenText where he handled multiple business lines and assisted with acquisition integrations of both public and private concerns.

 

Education: BS in Accounting, Cal State Fullerton, Certified Active CPA

 

Todd Holbrook

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

 

Todd was a founder of MediaCastle, a full service marketing company that specialized in the design and creation of customer retention and acquisition products. With an extensive background in user interface design, graphic design, video production and rendering. Todd has created industries best communication tools using state-of-the-art technologies. Before joining NcompassTrac, Todd also worked at Magellan Software, Gauss AG and OpenText Corporation as a Director of Marketing.

 

Education: Attended Arizona State University: Business Administration

 

Zach Lyons

Vice President Sales, North America

 

Zach has over 7 years of industry experience in the Sales and Marketing of software program technologies. With a clear understanding of automotive marketing and customer service from his prior positions, Zach helped jump start NCompass Trac in the beginning and has built a reputation in the Automotive Industry as being knowledgeable, dependable with a can do attitude that can always be counted on to steer our clients in the right direction.

 

Education: Attended Saddleback College, Business Administration

 

Caleb Halford

Director of Mobile Technologies

 

There’s no other technology in the world that 87% of the world’s population owns. The convergence of mobile technologies, cloud computing, data analytics and social media has established an innovation platform with unprecedented potential. Caleb’s experience with iOS, REST, SOAP, Android and PhoneGap brings a driving force to our customers to leverage and manage this convergence

 

Caleb’s prior experience as a lead developer includes companies such as LifeLock (LifeLock Wallet), Sightstream, ThisThat.it

and Hall CPA.

Heather McClure

Controller

 

Heather has over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession. She began her career at Arthur Andersen, LLP, where she was an experienced audit manager, primarily focused on Public Companies and Non-Profits (1992 – 1999). She volunteered as the Treasurer for Mission Viejo Girls Softball (2007-2009), before returning to work as an accountant for Mavenlink in 2014. She joined NCompassTrac in April of 2015.

 

Education: BSBA – Accounting, Chapman University (1992); MAETD, University of Phoenix (2004); Inactive CPA

Jordan Zarate

SENIOR DATA ANALYST

 

With an intimate knowledge of data and how it relates to the Automotive and Medical industries, Jordan brings the experience and skills to support all of our customers and their diverse needs. Prior to joining NCompassTrac, Jordan was involved with several technology companies and a nonprofit organization (Springboard Nonprofit). His past work is also coupled with a winning history in hackathons, notably winning the HackForLA event in 2013 and more recently the Moj.io Connected Car Hackathon with fellow NCompassTrac coworkers.

 

Education: Attended California State Polytechnic University, Pomona: Business Administration

Derek Andrade

Regional Account Director

 

Derek has a diverse background that has helped him acquire a wide variety of skills. He has worked in upper level management for nearly a decade, and gained his automotive experience while working for Ford Motor Co. Derek's management expertise, coupled with his work experience at Ford Motor Co. and his general passion for all things automotive are just a couple of reasons why he has become such an asset to the company. Derek is very focused, driven, and loyal; which are all things that also benefit his clients.

 

Education: Orange Coast College, Business Administration

Laurence Sisk

Regional Account Director

 

Laurence has over 10 years experience working in the automotive industry in various capacities. Prior to NCompassTrac, Laurence was an account manager at Dealer Socket. With a diverse background in sales, marketing and account management combined with an extensive knowledge of the Automotive industry he is passionate about helping our clients, watching them grow and becoming more successful while at the same time building long term relationships.

 

Education: Orange Coast College, Business Administration

Laurie Duarte

Business Development Support

 

Laurie came to NCompassTrac with extensive experience in transportation, inventory logistics, customer service, business development, advertising and project management. 16 years at UPS included call center management, operations and business development. She lead the implementation of 3 Day Select delivery product and the transformation Mailbox Etc to UPS Stores in Southern California. Later, she was an advertising territory executive with PennySaver USA. She excelled at digital marketing sales and ad design.

 

Education: Attended Kelsey-Jenney Business College in San Diego, Business Management Orange Coast College, Transportation and Inventory Logistics Certifications

Colette Craig

Project Coordinator

 

Colette brings over 30 years of experience in the automotive, insurance, tradeshow services industries managing complex business processes. With a diverse background in Account Management, Operations Management and Tradeshow/Events Management, Colette brings extensive knowledge in project and organizational management, data requirements, logistics and teamwork to meet milestones and delivery timelines in a fluid environment.

 

Education: BS in Business Management, University of Phoenix

 

 

 

Investors

 

Winchester Private Equity

WPE invests in technology companies with leading edge innovation and value that have a Management team that has demonstrated the ability to execute. Based in Southern California, WPE has over 30 years of experience in funding startups and building technology companies that operate across the globe.

 

Contact us

Automotive

Sales

949.374.9175

 

Customer Service

949.916.4329

 

PowerSports

Sales

Tel: 949.305.5775

 

Customer Service

949.305.5775

 

Fax

eFax: 949.315.3295

 

Online form

 

 

Resources

Whitepapers

The Economics of Loyalty


What does a Mobile App for your Dealership mean?