SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- RouteOne, a joint venture
established in April 2002 to develop an online credit application management
system, announced its core executive team today. According to Mike Jurecki,
president and chief executive officer of RouteOne, the team includes Michael
P. Webster, chief operating officer, Mary C. Cunningham, chief financial
officer, Joel R. Gruber, chief information officer, and Daniel J. Doman,
RouteOne is a collaborative effort by DaimlerChrysler Services, Ford Motor
Credit Company, General Motors Acceptance Corporation and Toyota Financial
The joint venture will provide automobile dealers with the ability to send
credit application information to and receive credit decisions from, multiple
finance sources, including OEM captive finance companies, banks and other
financial institutions, via a single web site.
"We have assembled an exceptional and talented team of professionals,"
said Jurecki. "They've proven themselves to be leaders in their respective
fields. I'm confident they will employ their considerable experience and
expertise to ensure RouteOne's success."
Webster has worked in the automotive and communications industries for
more than 20 years. He most recently served as president of Young & Rubicam's
Detroit office. Prior to that, he was the COO of Ross Roy Communications, an
account executive at Sandy Corporation, and a manager at Al Serra Chevrolet.
Cunningham has more than 25 years experience with General Motors. She
began her career with GM's Service Parts Operations in 1976. She later
transferred to GMAC, moving through the ranks to her most recent position as
treasurer and comptroller of GMAC of Canada, Limited.
Gruber has worked in the Information Technology field for nearly 20 years.
He started with Chrysler (now DaimlerChrysler), as a programmer/analyst,
moving through various assignments with Chrysler Information Systems, to his
most recent position as senior applications systems manager at DaimlerChrysler
Doman has extensive legal experience, including more than 10 years as an
attorney for Ford Motor Credit Company. Doman's areas of practice include
e-commerce, litigation and consumer financing and leasing transactions. Prior
to joining Ford, Doman spent 10 years with General Mills and Chrysler as a
Established in April 2002, RouteOne is a collaborative effort by
DaimlerChrysler Services, Ford Motor Credit Company, General Motors Acceptance
Corporation and Toyota Financial Services. The company was formed to improve
the credit application management process for automobile dealers, their
customers and participating financial institutions. The joint venture is
developing a web-based system that will provide a common data highway for the
exchange of credit application information and credit decisions between
dealers and finance sources, including captives, banks and other financial
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