Meet the Team
Founder & CEO
The Car-Bio concept – providing a sales tool for pre-owned sales that is simple, easy to use, and beneficial to both consumer and dealership – was an evolutionary idea developed by the founder, David. With over 30 years of varied experience in the automotive industry, David is knowledgeable in all aspects of the industry. He remains active in all aspects of Car-Bio, from marketing to technology to production – to ensure a level of quality in services and products that exceeds customers’ expectations. He understands the dynamics of dealership operations and the needs of the sales staff. And, most importantly he understands the importance of the pre-owned profit center to dealership’s longevity and fiscal health.
"Successful dealers give their managers and sales people the tools to succeed"
John Perez is a visionary leader with broad-based automotive experience. He is resourceful and innovative, always searching out new ways to improve operations and elevate best-practices.
His philosophy includes understanding how each part of an operation functions on a very deep level. He also knows that it is imperative for companies to continuously review sources of competition outside their normal established competitors, as technology, business dynamics, and global competition can create entirely new sources of competition. Another lesson learned is above building profit, acquiring and retaining good customers must be every company’s primary goal.
Fearless and confident throughout his career, Perez is a well-respected dealer turnaround specialist to one who can pioneer an idea into a new business model.
Born in Cuba, Perez earned a business degree from the University of Georgia and served overseas in the U.S. Army. Returning to civilian life, he began selling cars at Koons Ford in Washington D.C.
After moving back to Atlanta , he became the General Sales Manager of Akins Ford in the suburbs of Atlanta, with his leadership the dealership became one of the top volume Ford dealerships in Georgia. By 1979, Chrysler Corporation was looking for a strong dealer candidate to operate an underperforming Atlanta Dodge dealership. Perez became the Dealer/Operator at age 27 of Dodge World in 1979 and within a short period the dealership became the highest volume Dodge dealership in the Southeast. In 1984 Perez purchased another underperforming Chrysler dealership in Atlanta and within 6 months Autoland Chrysler/Jeep became the largest volume Chrysler dealership in the Southeast. He continued operating these dealerships until 1996 when he sold them to an Auto Group.
Realizing a need for his talents in the automotive sector, he founded his own consulting company to assist U.S. dealers with turnaround management services, operating as a consultant for over 10 years.
In 2006, Perez became the CEO of Global Vehicles, U.S.A., Inc. the exclusive U.S. distributor of the Indian auto manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra, Ltd. Perez as CEO, engaged a dynamic team and established all systems and components necessary to import and distribute Mahindra vehicles in the U.S., unfortunately Mahindra had different plans and the company is involved in a court dispute.
Presently, Perez is the President of CAR-BIO, Inc. which is the only printed and digital "All the Facts" guide produced for each pre-owned vehicle in a dealerships inventory.
His passions away from work include boating, baseball and helping others; he is very involved with Home for the Homeless and similar programs through his church. His wife, Lyli and he have one teenage child and are actively involved in his school and baseball endeavors. John and his family live in Miami, Florida. He can be reached via direct line at (404-769-8590) or via e-mail at JPerez@Car-Bio.net
Eastern Regional General Manager
Bill Goetze began his automotive career with Chevrolet Motor Division in the 60’s, years later moving to Chrysler Corporation. In both organizations his sales and marketing savvy, coupled with a very credible dealer rapport and effective leadership skills lead him to rapid growth in the Automotive Industry.
In the early 70’s Goetze joined Mazda Motors of America where he played a large roll in building the U. S. dealer distribution network. Years later he joined Subaru of America, becoming vice president and general manager where his leadership skills help lead Subaru’s explosive growth in the 70’s and 80’s.
In the late 80’s Goetze rejoined Mazda advancing to senior vice president and general manager. During this time he was instrumental in developing a sales, parts and service team that achieved record-breaking sales growth throughout major U. S. markets.
After retiring in 1997 Goetze has continued with his effective marketing and leadership qualities assisting several automotive related ventures.
Customer Relations & Operations Manager
Prior to coming on board with Car-Bio in 2005, formerly Auto-Bio, Jenny worked hand in hand with the General Managers of multiple dealerships. Her expertise in dealership operations provides her with the knowledge and insight necessary to manage the production team effectively, to ensure product quality and provide the satisfaction of every Car-Bio customer.
IT Director / DB Administrator
Warren has more than 25 years of experience developing and managing software applications. He has worked for a wide range of Fortune 500 companies, including Levi Strauss, Schick Safety Razor, and Bank of America. More recently, he has worked as a software consultant at a Big 5 accounting firm. His clients have been located across the United States, in Hawaii and the island of Guam.
Since coming to Auto-Bio five years ago, Warren has been involved in developing custom applications that automate the preparation of Auto-Bio books and eCar-Bio service. He has implemented improvements to every step of the process, from data collection, to formatting and printing, to custom links to the eCar-Bio service.
David attended the University of West Georgia and has a diverse background with many areas of experience. His early start in media and entertainment, coupled with his technical training and operational experience, provides Car-Bio with the ideal combination of knowledge and experience as the company grows.
Regional Manager for New England Area
Regional Manager for Indiana
Ray’s automotive background started in 1973 in Chicago. From 1973 through 1980 he worked his way up in the dealership business from sales to used car management through F&I and a GSM position. In 1981 he started a career with Pat Ryan and Associates. Ray has trained thousands of Sales and F&I people over the years.
“I am excited to be a part of such an exiting program as Car Bio. This program will differentiate a dealer from their competition as well as increasing their sales and profits.”
Regional Manager for Bakersfield, and Southern California
Harry's automotive roots extend deep as he was General Manager and Partner of Puente Hills Mazda with Hitchcock Automotive in Southern. California for 17 years. He was also In the top 10 nationally for sales and CSI for many of those years.
Mike possesses an extensive background from the automotive industry, with 30 years of experience, including several key positions with national automotive manufacturers. Mike specializes in franchising, market representation, and retail development. Mike has been fortunate to have also experienced the retail automotive industry by working with a metro automotive dealer group in both sales and service.
Mike is enthused about representing Car-Bio because of the value offered by Car-Bio. He believes that the expansion of Car-Bio will provide participating dealers an opportunity to alter the competitive landscape in their markets.
Exclusive Regional Manager for NAMAD Dealers
With over 30 years of experience in the automobile industry and a Bachelor and Masters degree, Bill has what it takes in this industry to be sucessfull.
Bill Scott offers an aggressive and energetic approach to challenges and a strong desire to succeed. Car-Bio is confident that Bill Scott’s ability as a motivated and dedicated automotive professional will prove to be an asset to our relationship and yours..