Meet Our Team

Our team is made up of industry leaders and top of the class!

Eric Coolbaugh

Principal

Eric has 33 years of Executive Management experience in Commercial Transportation Finance and Leasing and saw the need to connect buyers and sellers so he co-founded ARS. He is a true professional with integrity and grit.

Mert Onal

principal

Mert has over 35 years of business management experience in both vehicle sales and transportation sector. He has a deep understanding of all aspects of specialty vehicle assets and values and is a BOCAA certified vehicle appraiser.

Carl Restivo

Vice President of sales

Brings over 20 years of experience in Commercial Vehicle Sales & Finance. Carl is a true professional with a strong drive for excellence & customer satisfaction.

Michael Tanzi

controller

Mike is a dedicated financial leader that is well-versed in accounting principles and regulations.ย  Ready to bring 25+ years of Accounting experience in commercial vehicle financing and leasing to the Advantage Remarketing Solutions team.

Darren Martin

Vice President of commercial finance

He has been assisting transportation companies with their commercial financing needs for 14 years. His Integrity, professionalism, and dedication have fueled his success and why customers are our partners.

Tim Tighe

VP of Specialty Assets and Logistics

He has 43 years of transportation, equipment maintenance, and business management experience. He is a member of the American Society of Appraisers. He is very focused on excellence and bringing a high level of customer service satisfaction.

Nicky Snead

Business Support Manager

Nicky has extensive experience in the livery/transportation space. From being a business owner to running major departments. She’s excited to be back with a company changing the industry.

Chris Swatt

sales manager

He started in the bus business in 2012 and is an industry leader in sales. Chris’s Motto – “๐™„๐™ข๐™ข๐™š๐™™๐™ž๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™จ๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง ๐™—๐™ช๐™จ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™š๐™จ๐™จ ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ง๐™จ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™š๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™จ ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™ข๐™ฎ ๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฎ ๐™™๐™–๐™ฎ ๐™œ๐™ค๐™–๐™ก.”

Barb DeLeon

administrative service manager

Barbara is the Sales Administrator from Upstate NY. She has 20+ years of Customer Service. She is new to the industry and looks forward to learning the insย and outs.

Jenny MIller

operations manager

Jenny is joining the Advantage Remarketing Solutions Team with 6 years of experience in the bus/finance industry and 20+ years of administrative experience.

Bella Coolbaugh

Social Media manager

Bella comes to the ARS Team as a Powerhouse in Social Media and Onlineย strategies. She has taken on the crucial role to growing our online brand and increasing engagement.

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Darasue Lyons

funding specialist

Darasue is a skilled startup enthusiast with a passion for building businesses and challenging the status quo.  She has a 10 plus year track record of defining new business strategies and launching new ventures within existing corporations and delivering operational impact.

Luke Mullman

Intern

Luke attends Florida State University and has been learning about all aspects of the transportation industry. He brings great energy and ideas!

Brandon Coolbaugh

Intern

Brandon attends The University of Alabama and is a entrepreneur by heart. He brings fresh ideas and has been a great thought leader.ย 

Timmy Browne

intern

Timmy attends the University of Buffalo and has been helpful in creating new experiences and ideas for the company.

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