Roger Schroder is a co-founder of Car-Part.com and is currently the company's Vice President. Roger has been in the auto recycling industry for over 30 years, and is owner of Foreign Auto Salvage in Fort Wright, Kentucky. He was the manager of Foreign Auto Salvage for many years and continues to serve as a senior officer.
Roger received a bachelor's degree from Thomas More College with a double major in Business Administration and Accounting. He spent 10 years as a special agent with the Treasury Department. Roger is a Fort Wright General for his volunteer work with the city and work with the Fort Wright Business Association. He has also been recognized as an Honorary Colonel by the Kentucky State Police Department.
Mendi Evans is part of Car-Part.com's Training team, specializing in the Full Checkmate product suite, Web Services (CrashLink and CPI+/iCPM/Car-Part Gold) and Car Part Pro. Mendi has been with Car-Part.com for about 10 years, working with both the Training and Sales teams. She trains auto recyclers and repairers on Car-Part.com's software solutions.
Prior to Car-Part.com, Mendi worked in the golf business, planning weddings, membership events, and golf outings in Coastal Georgia and Coastal Virginia. She has a bachelor's degree in Psychology, with a minor in Business Administration from Mary Baldwin University in Staunton, VA. Mendi lives in Richmond, VA and stays busy in her free time with her two boys and husband.
Theresa Colbert is an on-the-ground representative for Car-Part.com. She works with dismantling yards to help them decide which products in the Car-Part suite best fit their needs and shows them how they can optimize their part listings for online sales through eBay, Brokering, and Trading Partners. She does this by emphasizing the importance of accurate part grading and high-quality part images. She also stresses the value of online sales in our current marketplaces.
Theresa has been with Car-Part.com for over 12 years. Previously, she worked at Nu-Parts Automotive Products for 10 years. Prior to Nu-Parts, she was the manager at Winter Auto Japanese Engines in Glendale, Arizona, and at AAA Economy Auto Parts in Phoenix, Arizona. Theresa also owns and operates her own automotive recycling yard, Recycled OE Parts in Richland, MO. With over 25 years of industry experience, she has seen the auto recycling world from almost every point of view. Theresa is on the Pennsylvania association event board, the Colorado association event board, and the ARA Scholarship Foundation fundraising committee. She also speaks at industry trade shows and writes monthly articles in The Recyclers Power Source, the Toolbox, and several state association publications.
Greg Green has worked in the automotive industry his entire life, at a family-owned salvage yard in North Carolina. When the business began using Checkmate in 2014, Greg was overseeing the daily operations as the general manager. Appreciating how user-friendly Checkmate is, Greg adapted quickly and never looked back.
Driven by his love of helping people, Greg also pursued work in ministry all while continuing to work in the recycling industry. He completed his master’s degree in Christian counseling and went on to pastor two different churches.
In 2021, Greg began working directly for Car-Part.com as a trainer and has enjoyed every minute. As a winner of Car-Part’s Rising Star award in 2022, Greg is dedicated to working with recyclers to make sure their Checkmate experience is positive and productive.
Angelo (Sonny) Gonzales works in Checkmate training, sales, and support. Sonny joined Car-Part.com in 2009, focused on Checkmate. Today, Sonny works with customers across the US and Canada on Checkmate and Car-Part Web Services. As a Senior Checkmate Trainer, he is instrumental in training other Car-Part team members in customer support and training. Sonny spent 28 years in the auto recycling industry at Central Auto Dismantling in Clovis, California. His experience as a parts puller, delivery driver, counter person, and owner puts Sonny in a unique position to work with other recyclers and continue to share his experience.
Prior to Car-Part.com, Sonny was a music teacher in the local school district for 7 years. His teaching background has helped him to easily transition into a training role with auto recyclers. Sonny has an associate's degree from Monterey Peninsula College, a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts, and a teaching credential from Fresno State University.
Jeff is one of the Checkmate and Car-Part sales representatives covering the western portion of the United States. Jeff has been with Car-Part.com for 20 years, and during this time, he has worked in the Checkmate support group and sales.
Jeff has been involved in the automotive recycling industry for over 35 years. He began as a field installer and graduated to managing the support group while with AutoInfo. He has also served as general manager for several recycling facilities during this time.
Sales & Training Manager
Prior to working at Car-Part.com, Becky Adkison worked as a special education teacher. She started at Car-Part in 2004 and worked as a Recycler Sales Rep until 2011. After that, she spent time as a co-manager at two different salvage yards. During that time, Becky served as the Vice President of the Carolina Automotive Recyclers Association until she eventually spent two years as the association's President.
In 2017, Becky returned to Car-Part.com, working on Integrated Car Part Pro deployments. A year later, she transitioned to the role of Training Manager where her unique combination of recycling industry knowledge and Car-Part experience was instrumental in improving customer training programs and the conversion processes. In 2022, Becky also assumed the role of Sales Manager. She is excited to be back in sales, where her Car-Part career began, to continue helping customers succeed.
Todd Omel joined Car-Part.com in 2018, bringing with him over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. After he graduated from Lawrence Technology University in Southfield, MI with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration he began working in the automotive industry and hasn't slowed down since. Todd has held positions at AutoInfo, ITS, Hollander, and VINterchange, gaining expertise in installations, support, sales, bookkeeping, and development.
Todd works with recyclers and Car-Part's development team to design features that deliver the best software solutions. He's been instrumental in bringing customizable Checkmate Excel Reports to recyclers, and has also worked on product development for CrashLink and Car-Part Interchange Plus Inventory. His goal is to make sure customers' needs are met and works hard to make that happen.