Jeffrey H. Coats President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Coats has served as a director of Autobytel since August 1996 and was appointed as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer on December 11, 2008. Since August 2001, Mr. Coats has also been Managing Director of Maverick Associates LLC, a financial consulting and investment company. From July 1999 to July 2001, Mr. Coats was a Founder and Managing Director of TH Lee Global Internet Managers, L.P., a fund manager focused on making equity investments in e-commerce and Internet-related companies globally. Mr. Coats remains a limited partner of the fund. Mr. Coats served as Managing Director of GE Equity, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Electric Capital Corporation, from April 1996 to July 1999. Mr. Coats holds a B.B.A. Degree in Finance from the University of Georgia and a M.B.A. in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management.
Kimberly S. Boren Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Boren rejoined Autobytel as Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis in April 2010. She was promoted to Vice President, Advertising Operations and Analytics in December 2010, Senior Vice President of Advertising Operations and Analytics in December 2011, Senior Vice President, Business Analysis and Websites in February 2014, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer effective as of April 1, 2015, and Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer in September 2016. Prior to rejoining Autobytel, Ms. Boren held leadership roles at Experian in the Interactive Business Group, Honeywell in both the automotive and aerospace businesses, and Shepherd Packaging and Container. From July 2007 to June 2009, Ms. Boren held various positions in the finance group at Autobytel. Ms. Boren attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she received a B.A. Degree in Communications with a focus in Business Economics. She later received a M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Southern California.
Glenn E. Fuller Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer and Secretary
Mr. Fuller joined Autobytel as Vice President, Legal Affairs in October 2006 and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary in April 2008, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer and Secretary in December 2008, and Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer and Secretary as of January 19, 2009. Prior to joining Autobytel, Mr. Fuller was in private legal practice from August 2002 to October 2006, and from June 1996 to July 2002, he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of Freedom Communications, Inc. (newspapers, television stations and other media). From April 1994 to June 1996, Mr. Fuller was of counsel to the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and was associated with that firm from September 1980 to May 1987. Mr. Fuller was a partner in the law firm of Pettis, Tester, Kruse & Krinsky from January 1988 to December 1992 and employed as an attorney at that firm from May 1987 to December 1987 and from January 1993 to June 1993. From July 1993 to January 1994, Mr. Fuller was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Airline Computerized Ticketing (airline ticketing). Mr. Fuller received a B.A. Degree from California State University at Long Beach and a J.D. Degree from the University of Southern California.
William Ferriolo Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Ferriolo joined Autobytel as Vice President, Cyber Ventures Division in September 2010 in connection with the Company’s acquisition of the businesses of Cyber Ventures, Inc. and Autotropolis, Inc. Mr. Ferriolo was appointed as Senior Vice President, Consumer Acquisitions in December 2011 and promoted to Executive Vice President, Consumer Acquisitions effective April 23, 2014, Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer in January 2016, and Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer in December 2016. Prior to joining Autobytel, from 2003 to 2010, Mr. Ferriolo served as President and Co-Founder of Cyber Ventures, Inc. and Autotropolis, Inc., where he was responsible for search engine optimization, search engine marketing, dealer accounts and sales. From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Ferriolo served as Service Manager and High Line Sales Associate for Dimmitt Automotive Group, where he was responsible for the service department and high line vehicle sales. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Ferriolo served as a Service Advisor at the Carlisle Automotive Group, where he was responsible for servicing of customer vehicles.