Maria Soklis
President, Cox Automotive Canada
Maria Soklis is the President of Cox Automotive Canada, leading the development and execution of Cox Automotive’s Canadian business strategy and operations and has responsibility for the existing Manheim & Dealertrack businesses in Canada, provides a supporting role with NextGear Capital, and helps the introduction of other Cox Automotive businesses into the market. Prior to this role Maria was named Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kia Canada Inc. on April 14, 2009. Maria led a team of 169 corporate staff, including 4 Regional offices, a parts warehouse and overlooked 184 Kia dealerships nationally. Maria was the highest ranking female executive at Kia Motors globally.
Maria.soklis@coxautoinc.com

Richard Evans
Vice President and General Manager
Richard Evans has served as Vice President and General Manager of Dealertrack Canada since April 2016. Richard comes to Dealertrack with extensive experience in managing businesses and their strategic direction. Prior to joining Dealertrack, Richard was Vice President and head of Collateral Management Solutions (CMS) at Davis+Henderson, where he was responsible for the overall strategic direction, product direction, and financial performance. Also during his tenure at D+H, he was Vice President, Product Management as well as Vice President, Solutioning and Customer Engagement. Before D+H, Richard was Director of Consulting and Project Management at ASSET Inc. for 10 years.
Richard.evans2@coxautoinc.com

Allen Gerlings
Sr. Director, Business Development
Allen Gerlings has served as Sr. Director, Business Development for Dealertrack Technologies in Canada since 2007. Prior to his current role, he was Vice President, Lender Development with DealerAccess, a subsidiary of Dealertrack, from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Gerlings has been involved in the automotive finance industry for over 25 years and has held increasingly senior positions in areas covering product management, risk, credit, indirect retail sales and wholesale financing at GMAC, Canada Trust, TD Bank, Bank of Montreal and DealerAccess Canada.
allen.gerlings@coxautoinc.com

Mark O’Brien
Sr. Director, Dealer Sales
Mark O’Brien has served as Sr. Director, Dealer Sales since January 2014 with responsibility for all sales, service and marketing activities related to dealers in Canada. Mark brings over 20 years of sales leadership and has managed substantial sales and service functions within the automotive sector. Prior to joining Dealertrack, Mr. O’Brien served as Vice-President and General Manager at Comfree. Before joining Comfree, Mark was Vice-President of Sales at Autotrader.ca, leading the successful digital transformation of the sales organization in Canada.
mark.obrien@coxautoinc.com

Contact Us
  • Dealertrack Business Development
  • 877.288.2191 x 6205
  • Corporate Office
  • Dealertrack Technologies
  • 2700 Matheson Blvd., E.
  • East Tower, Suite 702
  • Mississauga, ON L4W 4V9
  • 877.288.2191
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