As our Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Booth is responsible for the leadership and growth of the Company. Prior to becoming CEO, President, and a director in May 2021, Mr. Booth was Chief Financial Officer, where he was responsible for Finance and Human Resources. Mr. Booth joined Credit Acceptance as Director of Internal Audit in January 2004, named Chief Accounting Officer in May 2004, and then Chief Financial Officer in December 2004. From August 1991 until joining the Company, he worked in public accounting, most recently as a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
In March 2022, Ms. Flanagan became Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Healthy America, LLC, a privately held company based in Austin, Texas. Through February 2022, Ms. Flanagan was an Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor of Whole Foods Market, Inc., the largest natural and organic foods supermarket retailer in the United States. Ms. Flanagan joined Whole Foods Market in 1988 as Chief Financial Officer, prior to which she held positions in public accounting, retail and business consulting. She transitioned from Chief Financial Officer to Senior Advisor in May 2017. Ms. Flanagan became a director of Credit Acceptance in March 2004. She is also a director of Vital Farms, Inc.
Mr. Hegde has served as the Consumer Chief Marketing Officer, T-Mobile US, Inc., a telecommunications company, since January 2023. Mr. Hegde previously served as President to Wheels Up Experience, Inc., a provider of on-demand private aviation, from October 2021 to November 2022, after serving as its Chief Marketplace Officer and that of its predecessor, Wheels Up Partners Holdings LLC, from May 2021 to October 2021. Previously, he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Blink Health from July 2020 to March 2021. Prior to that, he served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Airbnb Homes. Previously, he served as Global Chief Marketing Officer at Groupon where he managed marketing, national sales and revenue management. Prior to Groupon, he spent over 12 years at Amazon, where he served as General Manager for Amazon Smile, Amazon Goldbox, the CRM program and all social media channels and led product and engineering for Amazon’s traffic and marketing organization. Mr. Hegde became a director of the Company in May 2021. He is also a director of SunPower.
Mr. Tryforos is presently a private investor. Between May 1991 and September 2004, Mr. Tryforos was employed as a General Partner at Prescott Investors, Inc., a private investment firm based in Connecticut. Mr. Tryforos became a director of the Company in July 1999. Mr. Tryforos was named Lead Director in January 2017 and Chair of the Board in March 2022. He is also a director of Copart, Inc.
Mr. Vassalluzzo is a Managing Member of Prescott General Partners LLC, an investment advisory firm. Mr. Vassalluzzo joined Prescott Investors in 1998 as an equity analyst and became a General Partner in 2000. Prior to 1998, Mr. Vassalluzzo worked in public accounting at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP) and received a certified public accountant certification. Mr. Vassalluzzo became a director of the Company in March 2007. He is also a director of World Acceptance Corporation and Cimpress N.V.