With a history that stretches back more than 50 years, Eckler's was one of the pioneers in classic cars restoration.
Meet the talented team members behind Eckler's. It's your opportunity to get to know our company – and the people who work here.
To become the first choice and trusted source for automotive and restoration enthusiasts.
Meet Our Team
CEO at Eckler Industries, Inc.
Brian Bradley joined the Eckler's Board of Directors in 2018 and took over CEO responsibilities in 2019. Brian has served in various Executive roles to successfully drive profitable growth for a number of leading International Retail and Consumer Goods Companies.
Previously Brian was a member of the Board at eBay Enterprise and Global Chief Digital Officer at Toys R Us. Prior to that he was EVP and Chief Digital Officer for the Home Shopping Network before the company was sold to to QVC. He has also served as Chief Marketing and Chief Digital Officer for a number of other Fortune 200 Retail and Direct to Consumer businesses, with a focus on driving profitable growth.
Brian holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Duke University.
Chief Financial Officer
George Kokkinos joined Eckler’s Industries as the Interim Chief Financial Officer in May 2018. In this position, George is responsible for the company’s overall accounting and financial strategy. He is directly responsible for the accounting, financial planning, cost control, treasury, tax, and external audit functions to pursue the company’s growth strategy and meet its shareholders’ expectations.
Prior to joining Eckler’s Industries, George held various senior financial roles, among others, with L’Oreal USA, Costume Super Center, and L’Occitane USA. Throughout his nearly 22-year career in accounting and financial planning, George has established a strong reputation for building world-class teams and for aligning financial and business metrics to support business strategy and growth. George has been part of equity and debt financings and had raised in excess of $100 million in capital.
Before he pursued his academic achievements in earning his Bachelors in Finance, a Masters in Business Administration, and a Masters of Science in Global Affairs, George had graduated from the military and defense academy. He also holds four post graduate certificates in international business, law, finance and accounting, and he is now in pursue for his fifth one in advanced business analytics.
In his free time, George is an avid runner and cyclist, and he is fan of auto racing.
Vice President, Supply Chain
Born in October 1947 in Huntington Station New York. Grew up on Long Island and graduated from Walt Whitman High School in 1965. I was active in all sports from T Ball to High School. Played Soccer during High School for a Semi Pro Team till the time came that I went active duty in the Navy. Spend several years serving duty at NavFac Eleuthera Bahamas, tracking ships off our East Coast Line.
After the Navy I started my Career in the parts business at local dealership. Learned from scratch all the parts for GM cars as well working on my first Corvette, 1960 built special for Sebring racing with Fuel injection. Then I moved onto a Napa Company for many years and got Married in 1968. 1969 brought me to another dealership in the Tampa Bay area working with the mechanics which learning was a daily thing. My wife and I moved to the East Coast of Florida, setting in Cocoa Florida till we moved to Titusville. I worked for the Dealership in Titusville for 3 years when Ralph Eckler offered me the job of Accessories manager. 1977 started my life long job at Ecklers.
Vice President, Information Technology, Program Management
George joined Eckler's in 2018, bringing his 37 years of information management experience to facilitate Eckler’s implementation of new I.T. systems. He has worked in a number of different industries such as retail, mail order/catalog, distribution, manufacturing, software consulting and most recently mobile technology development companies.
His approach of focusing on continuous process improvements, technology strategies, people management and a focus on the end customer needs, will ensure successful technology implementations at Eckler's.
Vice President, Information Technology
Donna's love for Corvettes began when her Dad brought home a 1958 Corvette. “This became my first love for cars”. From there, she has had many convertible sports car. "Who doesn't love the top down and driving fast".
Prior to joining Eckler's, Donna spent over 20 years in Information Technology departments in the automotive sector. She leads the developers in the web and ERP group and the IT infrastructure team that are focused on delivering high quality results to the company.
Vice President, Human Resources & Workforce Management
Holly joined Eckler's in 2016 with 24 years of Call Center Leadership experience. Her knowledge in process efficiency, workforce management, quality improvement and talent development will be focused on creating positive experiences while assisting our enthusiasts with their automotive parts and accessory needs.
Her passion for car restoration was ignited when her husband and son restored a 1971 Buick Skylark that is still part of her family today!
VP, Wholesale and NY Operations
Tracy joined Eckler’s in 2012 with more than 24 years in the antique and classic car restoration hobby. She brings over 20 years of leadership experience with passion in quality, sales, customer service, fulfillment, manufacturing and process improvement.
Tracy has a great respect for antique and classic cars, enjoys attending car shows and engaging with the hobbyist.
Mark Nemery Vice President, Merchandising
Mark Nemery grew up 30 minutes from NJ’s Englishtown Raceway. As soon as he got his license, he was at Englishtown every weekend, roaming the swap meets and track. People who knew him back then would not be surprised, and may even find it a little ironic that today Mark oversees an assortment of over 500,000 skus of Chevy and Ford car parts.
Mark joined Eckler’s in 2014 with over 20 years of retail buying experience with industry leading companies such as 1-800-Flowers.com, Laura Ashley and Le Cordon Bleu. Mark brings from these industries insights into the customer experience and the importance of brand reputation management.
He has received a Master’s Degree in Direct Marketing from Mercy College and has worked with ad agencies for accounts as diverse as H&R Block, MileSource, Church & Dwight and Home Depot. Today at Eckler’s, Mark believes that reaching out to our community of car enthusiasts is paramount to all that the company does.
Mark is proud and honored to be the Publisher and Business Manager of Eckler’s Chevy Classics and Ford Classic’s magazines.
Senior Director of Marketing
Jennifer Bunch joined Eckler’s in 2018 as Sr. Director, Direct Marketing. She brings with her over 30 years of well-rounded marketing experience ranging from direct mail, strategic planning, digital and P&L management. Her interest in classic cars was started by her father. She fondly recalls how he kept his Chevy Impala in pristine condition, it was his pride and joy and is a memory her family holds dear.
Jennifer’s vision is to always keep our customers’ experience at the forefront of everything we do. From the quality of our marketing material they receive to their experience on new website, our customers will always know that Eckler’s is the world class leaders in the industry. As we showcase our experts and our expertise along with our selection of products and services, Eckler’s will continue to stand for outstanding quality and customer care, while making our customers’ restoration projects the best they can be.