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Innovative Vehicle Solutions
IVS is the first self-certified female-owned Commercial Vehicle Upfitter and has become one of the top 3 fastest growing companies in South Carolina! By focusing on changing light and medium duty commercial vehicles, IVS has won Frito-Lay vendor of the year award and has landed them with top companies such as Red Bull, Tesla, Ryder, Monster Energy, U.S. Army, C.I.A, Platinum Motorsports, among many others. IVS total revenue proejected revenue for EoY in 2017 is nearly $20 Million with an expected growth of $5 million in 2018.
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Key Performance Index (KPIs)
Staff - 75 spanning 3 locations
Sales track for 2017 - $21,000,000 with profit exceeding $716,000
Projected sales through 2018 -$55,000,000 with profit exceeding $2.5M
Top 3 fastest growing companies in South Carolina
Sales in Millions
Lisa Kuhn, President and CEO
Lisa has over 30 years of diverse management and customer relations experience, including duty with the United States Navy. At IVS, Ms. Kuhn oversees customer and client relationships, financial and budget activities and the operational activities at the highest level of management. During her career, she developed expertise in the following areas: technical and strategic support related to planning and organization; creating and implementing corrective action plans to solve business or departmental problems; and project management.
Her previous accomplishments include increasing productivity, customer satisfaction, organizational effectiveness and efficiency, while successfully executing contractual obligations and project deadlines.
As the driving force behind the company, Ms. Kuhn continues to exemplify her expertise with prestige and determination to ensure IVS’ success.
Matt Kuhn, COO
Matt has over 30 years of automotive experience and oversees all aspects of IVS’ operations. His extensive network within the automotive industry has directly led to the early success of IVS. Mr. Kuhn was formerly the Director of Fleet Operations for Cox Enterprises, a $15 billion company located in Atlanta, GA. While at Cox, he led all aspects of fleet operations for 18,000 units in 42 states. Mr. Kuhn also served as Vice President of Operations for SGS Inc., a market leader in testing, inspection, verification, and certification. At SGS, he presided over 1,000 field inspectors for the off-lease, insurance, rental car, and CPO programs.
Mr. Kuhn also served as Vice President of Fleet Maintenance Operations for National/Alamo Car Rental, overseeing 288 locations and a fleet of 380,000 rental units, 640 transit buses, and 987 service trucks. He also served as President of MBA, a multiple location auto service provider including gasoline retail, towing, and fabrication in San Diego, CA. Mr. Kuhn is a graduate of Vale Technical College in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and is an Automotive Service Excellence Master Technician in 14 disciplines.
Donald crichton, CFO
Don began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and has over 30 years of broad-based financial and business experience working with small to mid-sized privately held and public companies. His multifaceted background as a CFO and as a partner in public accounting, consulting and business valuation provides a unique and balanced business approach. He has a strong background with measurable proven success of working with owners of many small and medium sized businesses from $4m to $100m sales and with Fortune 500 companies.
He has experience on a wide array of topics as diverse as expense reduction, improved cash collection and profit maximization to improved business processes and controls in financial and IT areas and exit strategies on sale, or passing to the next generation. Mr. Crichton is a member of The Institute of Charted Accountants of Scotland, a fellow of The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and a Certified Valuation Analyst.
In the Press
MORNINGSTAR - SC 25 Fastest Growing Companies Honored in Luncheon
Mercedes-Benz of Temecula - Meet our Mercedes-Benz Approved Upfitters
The Capital Corporation - SC 25 Fastest Growing Companies
Investors and Previous Funding
Frito-Lay Swap Body Solution ~ Tesla Service and Tire Change Vans ~ Platinum Motorsport Luxury Limos for Celebrities ~ Red Bull Distribution ~ Sprinter Tipper Body Vans El Kapitan Luxury Limos and Vans ~ IVS Dry Box Lift ~ SERVS New and Used AEV Ambulances ~ Goodyear Mobile Tire Service Van ~ SolarCity Service Van ~ and more!
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