Our Story

Our aim at Quorum DMS is to deliver integrated solutions that make day-to-day operations simple so dealerships can thrive. We want teams to be able to do more. Connect with more customers, retain more customers, sell more cars, and ultimately drive more revenue through the dealership.

To do this, we've modernized the dealership experience. We offer digital retail solutions that make the customer experience straightforward and stress-free.

With Quorum DMS, communications are fast and clear, opportunities are clearly visible, insights are readily available, and operations are optimized for success.

With deep roots in the automotive industry, we understand what dealers want from a DMS—exceptional service, experienced support, and innovative products that effectively respond to their needs.

We have close and collaborative relationships with our customers and we take great pride in the fact that dealerships across North America consider us partners, trusting us to provide them with the solutions and support they need.

Executive Leadership

Maury Marks

President, CEO

Marilyn Bown

Chief Financial Officer

Bruce Atkinson

VP Operations

Rick Johnston

VP Product Management

Jane Webb

VP Sales & Marketing

Yossi Ronnen

VP Software Development

Leadership

Jen Phillips

Director, Account Management

John Hynes

Director, Product Support

Scott Maroni

Director, Implementations and Training

Darren Hawthorne

Director, Information Technology

Mike McGarvey

Director, Shared Services

Andrea Noseworthy

Director, Human Resources

Chris Crane

Director, Software Development

Mark Cashin

Director, Finance

Interested in a Career
with Quorum DMS?

Quorum DMS is a proud member of the Quorum family of trusted brands. We're on a mission to help car dealerships drive profitability and close the gap between consumer and industry needs through integrated technology and exceptional customer experiences across our trusted brands including Quorum DMS, Dealermine CRM, Autovance, and Accessible Accessories.

We do this by working with transparency, autonomy, and true collaboration at all levels of our organization, fueling growth in our business and growth in each other. Join us in exploring the open road of automotive tech, where horizons are broad and opportunities vast.

Interested in Investing?

Quorum DMS operates as a subsidiary of the Quorum Group of Companies, Quorum Information Technologies Inc. is a North American SaaS Software and Services company providing essential enterprise solutions that Automotive Dealerships and Original Equipment Manufacturers (“OEMs”) rely on for their operations. Find us on the TSX Venture Exchange (symbol “QIS”), and OTC Pink Market (symbol “QIFTF”).

Maury Marks

President, CEO

Maury is the CEO of a $40 million dollar company with a team of over 420 staff. He has established himself as a leader in the automotive industry through his strategic vision, innovative use of technology, and commitment to collaboration and innovation. Maury's unique perspective on the industry and the challenges faced by dealerships and their customers stems from growing up in a family that owned a GM dealership.
Maury holds a Bachelor of Management (with Distinction) from the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, and is a Chartered Accountant, giving him a deep understanding of financial management, accounting principles, and business strategy. His expertise in these areas has been essential in the automotive space, where financial management and strategic planning are critical to success.
Before becoming the CEO of his current company, Maury worked in technology consulting across multiple verticals, developing and implementing various systems. This experience has given him a broad perspective on the use of technology in different industries, and it has informed his approach to the automotive space, where he has been a pioneer in providing uniquely integrated systems.
Through purposeful product investments and strategic acquisitions, Quorum now has a uniquely integrated product suite of 12 essential software solutions that are used in whole or part by over 1,400 franchised dealerships customers throughout North America. Maury's combination of financial expertise, technology consulting experience, and passion for the automotive industry has been a key factor in Quorum's success.

Marilyn Bown

Chief Financial Officer

Marilyn is a highly accomplished financial professional with over 15 years of experience in the industry. As Quorum’s Chief Financial Officer, she is responsible for overseeing all financial operations and strategic planning initiatives. Marilyn has been an integral member of Quorum’s leadership team for 12 years having been promoted from Corporate Accountant to Controller to Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Quorum, Marilyn worked for Belanger Clarke Follett McGettigan where she honed her skills in financial analysis and accounting practices. Prior to joining Quorum, Marilyn received her Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada. She then went on to obtain her Certified General Accountant Designation in 2008. Marilyn works out of Quorum’s St. John’s, NL office. 

Bruce Atkinson

VP Operations

Over his 20+ year career, Bruce has had the opportunity to lead teams from 30 to 300+ in diverse aspects of operations including contact centers, centralized business processing, technical support, client care, and training, among others. He has progressively senior experience working in organizations with both national and North American operations. From 2010 to 2018, Bruce worked for Dealermine, first as BDC Manager, then VP of Operations until December 2018. After Dealermine, Bruce worked as the General Manager of Grant Thorton's national Consumer Insolvency Business Unit. Bruce is a collaborative and flexible leader with a track record of building and working with high-performing teams. His passion for coaching, mentoring and helping his colleagues grow is hard to miss. His commitment to Quorum's mission and building an operations team which delivers exceptional value to our dealers and their customers is equally hard to miss.

Rick Johnston

VP Product Management

With more than a decade of real-life dealership experience and the vision to build world-class products, Rick brings a fresh take on how software is solving some of the automotive retail industry’s most pressing challenges. In 2006, Rick joined Quorum as an Implementation Specialist, a role that saw him travel to more than 100 dealerships across North America. Three years later he moved into the position of Business Analyst which was where he found his passion for designing industry changing products. In 2010, Rick founded Autovance Technologies: he managed Autovance in combination with his career at Quorum until September of 2013, when he decided to pursue his vision to build the next generation of desking tools full-time. By the summer of 2016, Autovance Desk, Canada’s most advanced web-based desking tool, was built and it is already helping hundreds of dealerships sell more cars across Canada. The relationship between Quorum and Autovance was built on a solid foundation and in 2017 it took the most logical next step as Quorum acquired Autovance. As a result, Rick rejoined Quorum as the Vice President of Autovance. In 2020, Rick moved into the role his in today, as the Vice President of Product Management where he leads our team of product management and design professionals.

Jane Webb

VP Sales & Marketing

With over a decade of experience in the automotive software industry, Jane brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to fixed operations and BDC solutions. During her tenure, Jane has led many teams- BDC operations, account management, and training as well as sales and marketing for our DealerMine division. Most recently, she has stepped into VP of Product Management for Quorum's services and BDC solutions. Jane's career at Quorum has kept her close to our customers, delivering products that drive results. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Francis Xavier University.

Yossi Ronnen

VP Software Development

With over 20 years of software industry experience, Yossi Ronnen joins Quorum as Vice President of Software development, determined to improve our software and bring it to the cloud, while fostering a culture of collaboration, transparency, and dedication within his team.  Yossi had worked in start-up companies, as well as large corporations starting as a software developer and moving to leadership roles. He helped modernize legacy systems as well as create new and highly performing applications that can run on your computer or phone. In his recent position, Yossi and his team delivered an ecommerce cloud-based software used by merchants such as Sephora, Columbia, and Ubisoft that handled 3.4 million orders valued at 148mm CAD during last Black Friday alone. While working at VFA, Yossi delivered FacilityView, an award-winning mobile SaaS software solution that allows clients to monitor their assets portfolio using a customizable dashboard; the software is used by large municipalities, government organizations, and private sector corporations.  Yossi has a Master of Business Administration (majoring in MIS and Finance) from Degroote School of Business of McMaster University, an engineering BSc in Information Systems, PMP Certificate from the Project Management Institute, and a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification from ISACA.  Yossi is an avid runner, running recently at the Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon. He is now looking forward to next spring’s Sporting Life 10K where he plans on fundraising for Campfire Circle, and organization that restores life experiences that are lost due to childhood cancer. As a father of two, Yossi likes to explore the great outdoors with his family.

Jen Phillips

Director,
Account Management

Personal development is Jen's passion in work and in life. She is always looking for ways to do things better or differently. She thrives in a fast-paced environment and considers every day to be “job interview” day, so make the little things count.  

John Hynes

Director,
Product Support

After completing school, John started his career with a local utility company in Newfoundland, he then lived in Ontario and also Nova Scotia and worked for various companies, like Rogers Wireless and Superior Propane, which gave him valuable experience when he came to start with Quorum. John returned to Newfoundland and started with Quorum in 2006 as Accounting Support Specialist and moved up through Quorum over his career with Quorum. His ability to adapt and change his approach with a willingness to help and mentor staff that he interacts with has shown John is a proven leader and has both company, customers and employees interests in mind when making decisions. John has a commitment to grow our company and our support team to be one of the best in the industry and deliver a quality experience for dealers and their employees

Scott Maroni

Director,
Implementations and Training

Starting with his work as a Fleet and Lease Manager at a Ford store, and then several positions with Quorum, Scott's automotive experience has earned him the spot as Quorum's Services Delivery Manager. He oversees all service delivery activity and staff, including implementations, training, project management and data conversion. The one thing that motivates Scott every day is the people at Quorum and the heart they put into the work they do.

Darren Hawthorne

Director,
Information Technology

Darren is one of Quorum’s veterans who joined the company shortly after it was founded. He has filled many shoes in his time with the company, including Network Specialist and Network Services Manager. In March 2008, Darren and his family relocated to the most easterly city in North America, St. John’s, Newfoundland to be in direct contact with the Network Services team. He has since then, moved back to his home in Edmonton, AB, where he leads our research and development team, which defines the technology platform that Quorum uses for its customers and internally.

Mike McGarvey

Director,
Continuous Improvement

Mike joined Quorum in 2015 as an Implementation Specialist, a role that would see him travel to more than 100 dealerships across North America, getting to know our industry and customer base. A couple years later, he moved into the Training Manager function, which is where he discovered his love for process improvements. As a result, Mike has since become Quorum’s inaugural Director, Continuous Improvement where he focuses all of his time on process improvement, the customer experience, as well as learning and development.  

Andrea Noseworthy

Director, Human Resources

Andrea has been leading Quorum’s Human Resources team for the past 14 years providing support and advice to operational managers and executive staff, whether that’s recruitment and employment, training and development, employee relations, benefits administration, and the development of organizational culture. She is known as the coach and listener of the Company and always lends a sympathetic ear! Andrea has over two decades of experience in the Human Resources world, including a 16 years’ experience working in the technology sector. She has completed her Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resources Management.

Chris Crane

Director, Software Development

Chris has over 25 years of experience in Software Development, starting out as a Junior Developer and moving up through the ranks holding positions as a Senior Developer, Team Lead, Senior Software Architect, Software Development Manager, through to his current role as Director of Software Development with Quorum. Chris is a lifelong learner, and complementing his extensive experience in Software Development, Chris has obtained a Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, a Masters of Software Engineering Degree from Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, as well as numerous industry standard certifications in various areas of Software Development and Networking.

Mark Cashin

Director,
Finance

Mark has over 8 years of experience in accounting, finance, tax, and team management. He holds a B. Comm (Hons) from Memorial University and graduated from the CPA Atlantic School of Business with specializations in assurance and tax, and a certificate of excellence. Prior to joining Quorum, Mark worked at PwC where he developed a strong financial background in a variety of industries across Canada and the US. Quorum was a natural fit as Mark had family roots in the automotive industry - his grandfather operated a GM dealership in Central Newfoundland. After joining Quorum in 2019, Mark has played a key role in FP&A, budgeting, forecasting, and all things IFRS.

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