Senior Leadership Team
Mr. Booth joined the Company in January 2004 as Director of Internal Audit. He was named Chief Accounting Officer in May 2004 and Chief Financial Officer in December 2004. In May 2021, Mr. Booth was appointed as the Company's Chief Executive Officer and President and as a director. From August 1991 until joining the Company, Mr. Booth worked in public accounting, most recently as a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Mr. Busk joined the Company in November 1996 as Vice President and Treasurer. He was named Chief Financial Officer in January 2000. Mr. Busk served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer until August 2001, when he was named President of the Company's Capital Services unit. He resumed his duties as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in December 2001 and was named Senior Vice President and Treasurer in May 2004 before becoming Chief Treasury Officer in July 2020.
Ms. Kerber joined the Company in 2010 as a Litigation Manager and was promoted to Director of Regulatory Compliance in 2012. She was named Vice President - Regulatory Compliance in 2014, became Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel – Regulatory Compliance in 2018, and assumed her present position in July 2021. From 2003 until joining the Company, Ms. Kerber was an attorney with the law firm Dickinson Wright PLLC.
Mr. Kotch joined Credit Acceptance in September 2011 as Director of Data Warehouse. He accepted the position of Vice President of Business Information Services in September 2012. He served in this role until being promoted to Senior Vice President of Business Information Services in January 2016. In July 2017, Mr. Kotch became Senior Vice President of Product Management, and he assumed the role of Chief Information Officer in May 2019.
Mr. Lum joined the Company in 2002 and has served in a number of roles, starting in the finance department and moving up to Accounting Manager before being promoted to Director – Projects and Support in 2007 and Director – Policy Compliance in 2008. Mr. Lum was promoted to Vice President – Internal Audit and Compliance in 2009. In 2011 Mr. Lum became Senior Vice President – Dealer Service Center, and he assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer in May 2019.
Mr. Smith joined Credit Acceptance as a Credit Analyst in the Dealer Service Center in April 1997. He was promoted to Manager of Dealer Risk in 1998, Director in 2005, Vice President in 2007 and Senior Vice President in 2008. Mr. Smith assumed the role of Chief Analytics Officer in August 2013.
Mr. Ulatowski joined Credit Acceptance as a Credit Analyst in the Dealer Service Center in April 1996. He supervised teams in the Dealer Service Center and Collections before becoming Manager – Dealer Service Center from 2001 to 2003. He served as the Regional Area Manager of Sales from 2003 to January 2006, when he became the Director of Sales Training and then Sales Operations. In January 2007, Mr. Ulatowski was promoted to Vice President, Sales. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, in February 2008 and to his present position in January 2014.