Brent Sergot was named president of DataScan Holdings LLC, DataScan Technologies and DataScan Field Services by World Omni. In addition to this position, he will continue working as vice president and general manager of CenterOne Financial Services. Before joining World Omni, in 2001 he held senior positions at Greater Auction Group, Walden Automotive Group, Autodaq and MarketWise Solutions.
Mike Pritchard was named group vice president of operations at World Omni. He began his career at World Omni in 1996 and then transferred to JM&A Group in 2000, where he served as vice president of operations. In his return to World Omni, he is responsible for World Omni’s Service Center operations and the training and business process re-engineering efforts.
World Omni Financial Corp. has announced Mike Tiufekchiev’s promotion to group vice president of originations. In this role, he is responsible for Southeast Toyota finance sales and marketing, dealer services, risk management, pricing and commercial operations. He joined World Omni in 1999. Before joining the company, he held senior roles at Ford Credit and GMAC.
Name: Karolina Bednarska
Company: J.P. Morgan
New position: Vice president and private banker
Past experience: Served as private banker in Wells Fargo. Worked at Wachovia Bank as a licensed financial specialist. Also served as a financial adviser at Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?: “The best career advice I have received was to always take ownership of your career and focus on what you can control- always work to be a top performer and say ‘yes’ to any new opportunities. We own our careers so do a great job, be proactive, seek feedback, and you will be rewarded.”