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About CloudOne™

Founded by auto industry veterans in 2010, CloudOne™ is a technology company based in Vancouver, Washington that offers cutting edge tools to help businesses increase customer engagement, improve marketing efficiency, and drive sales growth.

Executive Team

Robert Granados, CEO

Robert Granados

Chief Executive Officer

Robert has over 20 years of experience in the technology and automotive industries. Before joining CloudOne™ as its CEO in 2022, he served in executive roles at various companies, including Max Digital, Cox Automotive, and DealerTrack. He has a proven track record of leading high-growth companies and developing innovative solutions for the automotive industry.

Tara Meierkord, Chief Financial officer

Tara Meierkord, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Tara has over 20 years of experience in forward-looking strategic planning, operations, accounting, data analysis, and leadership. She joined CloudOne™ in 2023 as its CFO. In previous roles, she was responsible for financial planning, reporting, analysis, and team management. Her proven success in building and scaling companies is a result of her focus on strategy and operational excellence.

Jim Crouse, Chief Product Officer

Jim Crouse

Chief Product Officer

Jim has 30 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur and innovator in the auto financing industry. In 1995, he founded Bar None, a company that led the way in subprime auto finance. In 2010, he co-founded CloudOne™, and originally served as its CEO. In 2021, he transitioned to Chief Product Officer, where he continues to innovate CloudOne's™ product suite.

Bryan Hunter, COO Dealer Operations

Bryan Hunter

COO Dealer Operations

Bryan has over 20 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur, with a focus on technology. He co-founded CloudOne™ in 2010, and originally served as the company's CTO, overseeing its technical team and the development of its core product suite. In 2021, he transitioned to COO Dealer Operations, where he oversees the strategic growth of CloudOne's™ line of CreditYES Autos® dealerships.

David Bolton, SVP Operations

David Bolton

SVP Operations

David has over 20 years of experience in high-capacity operational environments. During his tenure as a Regional Manager for a Fortune 500 company, he focused on enhancing performance through operational efficiency. His expertise in this area earned him recognition for producing outstanding employee engagement scores, operational excellence awards, and consistent bottom-line results. He joined CloudOne™ in 2014, where he continues to leverage these skills to drive success.

Vincas Maciunas, SVP Product Management

Vincas Maciunas

SVP Product Management

Vincas has over 20 years of experience in product strategy and management, with a focus on technology, retail, and automotive industries. He currently leads product development efforts for CloudOne's™ B2B product offerings, including digital marketing, lead generation, call center, and automotive retail services.

Jeff Carrier, VP of Sales

Jeff Carrier

VP of Sales

Jeff has over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. As GM of Metro Auto Wholesale and Principal of Hood River CDJR, he earned accolades for his sales volume. He helped found CloudOne™, where he assists auto dealers in achieving a lowest cost per lead average in partnership with the CreditYES® program. He specializes in sub-prime car deals, special finance, personnel management, and training.

Mark Preble, VP of Sales

Mark Preble

VP of Sales

Mark grew up in the automotive industry; his family owns 4 dealership franchises in the Portland, Oregon market. He started his career in advertising in the 90's in San Francisco, and when he moved back to Portland, he became one of the founders of CloudOne™ in 2010. In his role as Vice President of Marketing, Mark oversees direct sales and strategic partnerships for CloudOne's™ core product suite.

Julie Stillwell, Chief of Staff

Julie Stillwell

Chief of Staff

Julie has a proven track record of success in project management, recruiting, and business consulting. She specializes in managing strategic partnerships and employee engagement efforts. Throughout her career, she has demonstrated strong analytical skills and a knack for developing and mentoring talent. As CloudOne's™ Chief of Staff, she oversees various strategic initiatives, project planning, and hiring.

Ceren Thurston, Director of Business Development

Ceren Thurston

Director of Business Development

Ceren has over 10 years of experience in the automotive industry. With a background in conference and media sales, strategic partnerships, and account management, she successfully leads teams in developing and executing sales strategies, resulting in significant revenue growth and market share expansion. Known for exceptional communication skills and an ability to build trust and rapport with clients, Ceren is passionate about innovation and well-equipped to drive business development initiatives that create lasting value for CloudOne's™ partners.