Helping Car Buyers Since 2008
Founded in 2008 to bring exceptional finance options to automotive dealers! With our partner lenders we offer finance solutions to more than 300 auto dealerships throughout the United States. Our team of trained representatives invite the most competitive indirect lending relationship to meet the changing automotive market.
Bridget is one of our amazing funding processors and also manages warranty and gap remittance. Every day she works hand in hand with our dealer representatives to ensure prompt and accurate loan funding for our dealerships.
Bridget has a close love of the automobile industry and has made a career of not only lending but has worked direct sales and finance for more than 5 years. She has vast knowledge in sales, finance, and customer service. She has been a part of every aspect of the car world and greatly enjoys building relationships in the business.
Bridget loves spending time with her family and friends, enjoys camping, and raising her two sons with her husband of 19 years. The one key thing Bridget would like everyone to know; she hates staples!
Jasmine started with ALB in 2014 as a data entry specialist and has worked her way into a key position as our main funding processor and title tracking specialist. On any given day you can find Jasmine happily busy with answering phones, taking care of our dealership’s questions, and keeping our representatives up to speed on items needed. Due to her bright and sunny personality, Jasmine is the most requested person when customers call in for help. Do yourself a favor and give her a call sometime!
She married her husband Jorge in 2017 while away for a lunch break (ha!) and bought their first home together that same year. When she’s not working, she enjoys yard work, binge watching murder documentaries, and eating steak rare. She has a great sense of humor and loves spending time with her family and friends.
Meet Kelsey Cleveland! Kelsey joined the ALB team in 2011 as one of our data entry personnel. Because of her hard work and attention to detail, she quickly worked her way up the ladder of success and is now our Funding Manager. She spends much of her day concentrating on any issues that may occur on a day to day basis to keep everything flowing smoothly in the funding department.
After High school, where she excelled in sports and general education, she furthered her education at Lake Michigan College with an associate degree in arts and science. Kelsey is an avid sports fan and stays active during the summer months playing softball. She is married to the love of her life Tony and is expecting their first child in March. She and Tony enjoy hunting in the fall and hope to have a large farm one day where they can raise cows and chickens and hope to grow their family even more. She has a large extended family and enjoys spending time with her many nieces and nephews. She always loves a good challenge and strives to meet any goal set upon her and the office.
Liz Cassel is our Office Manager and general “do it all” when it comes to keeping the Rep’s organized and headed in the right direction. Elizabeth graduated from Bethel College with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Administration and an associate degree in Economics. She joined the Auto Loan Builder team in 2015, as she had developed a love of the automobile business and has a knack for keeping offices running smoothly, she is a great fit! Liz says if she didn’t love the ALB job so much, she probably would have been a kindergarten teacher. (And a good one I am sure!)
In her spare free time, she enjoys racing, baking, and spending all the time she can with her 7 year old daughter, Kinley.
Janice joined Auto loan Builders’ team in 2018 as a dealership representative. She came to ALB with more than thirty years of financial experience in the banking industry. Prior to becoming a dealer rep at ALB she was a Banking Center Manager/ AVP/Senior Consumer Lending Officer at a very large bank in Northern Indiana-Southern Michigan. Janice states “In wearing the many financial hats over the years in the banking industry, my focus was having outstanding customer service by using all the tools in my financial tool box. I am an expert in the consumer lending industry by taking direct loan applications, reviewing and decisioning loan applications, mentoring junior lenders, and understanding loan documentation and its process.”
Janice says she is blessed with twenty years of marriage to her “smoking hot husband, Greg.” They have a blended family of five children; Brandon 29, Megan 26, Jonathon 25, Dean 24, and Hannah 21. In her spare time she enjoys traveling to see her children wherever life takes them. She is an IU, Chicago Cubs, and Bears fan. She enjoys anything outdoors, including but not limited to congregating with family and friends to solve the world’s problems. Janice has also most recently become a first time grandmother to her beautiful granddaughter “Lil Miss Scarlett Rose”, born in July to her son Jonathon and his wife Emily.
Chris has spent her entire career working in automotive finance. She started as a temp with GMAC and hasn’t looked back. She has held positions in multiple areas through the years- acquisitions, collections, leasing, floorplan, underwriting, and sales. She believes in developing a strong relationship and respect with the dealers she works with and says the business is in her blood. She has been married to her husband for almost 30 years and has raised two outstanding children who they are very proud of. In her free time she enjoys taking her two very active Australian shepherds’ for walks or play and loves college basketball season.
Jerome hails from the humble town of Anderson, Indiana where he lives with his wife, Julie and their two kids. Jerome got his banking career started with Wells Fargo while living in Las Vegas, NV. After spending some fun times in Las Vegas, Jerome moved back to Indiana. Jerome also has a passion for knowledge and felt he could further his career with a degree. He returned to school and obtained a bachelor’s degree in business management from Indiana Wesleyan University. He is currently working on his Master of Business Administration (just 2 credits to go!). Jerome went back to work in the lending field with Mutual Bank as an RV Underwriter and dealer relationship manager but did not feel that was quite where he wanted to be. Jerome finally realized his dream job in 2020 as a Dealer Rep. He joined the ALB team and cannot wait to meet his next dealer partner. He is also a huge Ohio State fan, but we will not hold that against him. #gobuckeyes!!
M. Chris Daven is our General Manager and original Dealership Representative who has worked for Auto Loan Builder since 2008. She specializes in Auto Lending and business management with a background in finance and insurance. In addition to her love of the business, Chris has a passion for cooking & wine, decorating, movies, and enjoys the opportunity to entertain family and friends whenever possible. In her spare time she also loves to help people “tie the knot” as a wedding officiant.
Chris is the daughter of a military family, and forth generation U.S. Navy veteran. Since growing up military meant a lot of moves; she has had the opportunity to live in many states including: California, Texas, South Carolina, Florida, Connecticut, and her home town Lake Charles, Louisiana. She is married to the love of her life, Glenn and proud parent of their two daughters, Shelby and Rylee. They currently live in Plymouth, Indiana but are always looking for the next great house and adventure!
Andrea grew up in Indianapolis, IN and got start her start in lending in February of 2008 as a funder with Teachers Credit Union. In January of 2013 she made the switch to indirect auto lending with Crescent Bank and knew that was going to be her true calling. At Crescent she started as a local funder for the Indiana office. She was promoted to a National Credit Buyer in Chicago shortly after her start and was quickly promoted to Dealer Relationship Officer. Andrea covered territories in IL and MO and loves being out in the field. Andrea says, “The relationships I build with my dealers are important to me, and many of them I consider friends. I am excited to be a new team member at ALB and look forward to helping the company grow!” Andrea returned to IN when she joined the ALB family as a Dealership Representative and looks forward to the great opportunities ahead. In her free time, she enjoys working in her yard, spending time with family, and reading the good book.
What Sets Us Apart
By partnering with local credit unions, we can assure low rates and avoid processing fees. We can make any plan simple and painless.