Metrolina Adds Proven Leader to Management Team
July 30, 2016 – For Immediate Release Charlotte, NC - Metrolina Credit Company announced today a significant addition to its Senior Management Team as they name Justin “Todd” Brister to the position of Director of Branch Operations. Mr. Brister most recently served as Senior Executive Manager / Portfolio Director at Michael Wayne Investment Company out of Virginia Beach, VA for the last 2 years, overseeing the financing services division of The Auto Connection. Previously he spent over 13 years with Coastal Credit, LLC – also out of Virginia Beach, VA - filling several key corporate management positions including Corporate Operations Manager. Mr. Brister brings over 20 years of dedicated Subprime Auto Finance experience specializing in the decentralized branch model, originally beginning his career with Mercury Finance Company in 1996 before joining Coastal Credit in 2001. While at Coastal Credit, LLC, Mr. Brister oversaw the operations of a 17-branch network with receivables of nearly $150 Million. Todd holds a Bachelor of Science/Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi.
“Todd Brister’s extensive experience and proven track record in the branch-based, subprime auto finance industry is an excellent match for the current and future growth objectives we have underway at Metrolina,” said Doug Marohn, President and CEO of Metrolina Credit Company. “We believe the addition of Mr. Brister to our Management Team will allow us to continue to grow and expand our proven business model not only in the Carolina’s, but throughout the Southeast and beyond. Once again, the early success we have enjoyed is making it possible to attract top-level talent to our Company.”
Metrolina Credit Company (owned by ML Credit Group, LLC) operates a network of branch offices throughout North and South Carolina, providing lending and financing solutions to the local markets. Each office is a full-service lending and collection facility. Metrolina acquires and services automobile and light truck instalment contracts that it purchases from automobile dealers in the local market. More information on the company can be found on their website at www.MetrolinaCredit.com.