Few companies can say they invented the solutions that shaped an industry.
The Hollander Interchange revolutionized the automotive recycling industry 80 years ago. And Hollander’s innovative yard management, e-commerce, data, and sales and inventory solutions have been powering the industry ever since.
Whether it’s Hollander Powerlink to streamline yard operations, Hollander EDEN to supplement parts inventory or Hollander eLink to sell parts across the globe, more than 3,000 recycling yards trust Hollander solutions to operate more efficiently, make better decisions, open new markets and sell more parts.
We draw upon a legacy of innovation, a forward-thinking culture and about superb employees to create solutions that helps auto recyclers become more productive and profitable.
Chad is responsible for overseeing the company’s ever-growing line of products. He has over twenty years’ experience in software marketing, product management and business development working companies such as at Epicor Software, Lawson Software, and Healthland. Chad received a BBA from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas.
Chris leads Hollander’s sales and account management team for the U.S. and Canada. An experienced software sales professional, Chris has held sales leadership positions in a variety of companies and industries, including Wolters Kluwer, Thomson Reuters, and IKON Office Solutions. Chris earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business management from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN. Outside of work Chris and his wife enjoy keeping up with their two teenage daughters many activities, and is an avid outdoorsman.
With a deep technology background, outstanding listening skills and a keen eye for solving problems, Pravin is the consummate software engineer. In this role, he steers Hollander’s software development efforts, sets product strategy, manages projects and tackles product-development issues—all with one goal in mind: To ensure that Hollander’s products consistently exceed our customers’ expectations. Pravin enjoys Hollander’s small-company culture, its associates and customers. When not immersed in bits and bytes, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, vacationing and listening to music. He’s also an accomplished woodworker. As he says, “It’s different in that I get to use my hands.”
Seri Johnson has over 13 years of strategic leadership focused Human Resources experience. Her strong ability to lead and be uncommon is the reason Seri enjoys being a part of the Human Resources team for Solera N.A.. Seri is currently pursuing her Master Degree in Human Resources Organizational Management, she has a AA degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Human Resources. Seri has 4 children and stated they are the biggest reason she continues to be passionate about her education and career so they have a role model to look up to and they understand that you must work hard in order to succeed in life. In her free time Seri enjoys camping, snowmobiling and pretty much any outdoor recreation adventure.
Chris works tirelessly to ensure that Hollander customers are truly delighted with the service they receive, whether they’re product implementations, field service, training, support or hardware. Chris has held an array of service-delivery positions throughout his career, beginning with his first professional job, as a field account representative for ADP, servicing insurance companies in Ohio and Pennsylvania. He transferred to Hollander from Audatex and appreciates Hollander’s close-knit, family environment. When he isn’t working, Chris enjoys time with family, music, movies, Ford Mustangs and working on his house because, as he says, “the results are tangible.”
Phil is a seasoned automotive professional bringing with him a breadth of experience in the sector. Phil has held senior Sales, Commercial and Operational roles across the industry in OEM, Finance houses, data providers and software solution providers, including blue chip organizations such as Honda Motor Europe, Inchcape plc and Hitachi Capital. Most recently working with HPI, a Solera business, Phil understands the group company culture and processes and is in a strong position to lead Hollander International to take advantage of group synergies and drive growth within the division. Phil likes to watch football, and lives Farnham. He has three children.
Education: Attended the University of Minnesota (Economics)
Joined Hollander: April 2015
My coworkers would describe me as: Rotund
Current project: Powerlink Ad-Hoc Reporting
What do you enjoy about working at Hollander? I the like size of Hollander as a company.
Your biggest influence: My dad
Most recent accomplishment outside work: I put the hockey skates back on this year after a 20 year absence.
What are you passionate about? I am addicted to talk radio and podcasts
Something people don’t know about me: The sound of silence makes me uncomfortable.
Joined Hollander: I joined Hollander as a temp in 1994 initially for a short term project. I was hired a year later as a Tech Support Representative. I moved into my first sales position selling the Interchange books and media which evolved into sales account management and currently as a Key Account manager.
My coworkers would describe me as: Trustworthy, honest and hardworking.
Current project: My current projects are working as a Hollander Key Account manager with our Key Accounts and SAC members, working on the new integrated credit card concept, helping add suppliers to PartsNetwork and working with clients looking to use Hollander Interchange outside the scope of their YMS and for other specific uses that require specific licensing for our proprietary data.
What do you enjoy about working at Hollander? The long time friendships I’ve developed over the years I’ve worked here. Those relationships and the ones developed with customers, vendors and other industry experts make this a very enjoyable industry to be part of.
Your biggest influence: This would have to be my husband. He is also in sales and always helps me look at things from a different perspective.
Most recent accomplishment outside work: I am working on better eating habits, increasing the amount of water I drink, cutting down on caffeine, sugar, salt and fat. Cooking at home more, eating healthier and avoiding fast food. I only stopped at McDonalds twice in 2015!
What are you passionate about? My family, especially my kids. I try not to spoil them but that’s not working.
Something people don’t know about me: I like to hike and have many trails near my home outside the Twin Cities or near our cabin. I like to snowmobile and 3 years ago started deer hunting though I’ve yet to be successful.
Joined Hollander: 2005
Current project: Managing the day-to-day operations of the Hollander Call Center, with the goal to provide Hollander customers an avenue to efficiently resolve their system problems.
What do you enjoy about working at Hollander? The people. Everyone genuinely cares about our customers, the success of our products and the overall business.
If you didn’t have to work, what would you be doing right now? Traveling with my family.
Most recent accomplishment outside work: I just completed my first 10K.
Something people don’t know about me: I enjoy playing golf in my spare time.
Education: Itasca Community College and Hennepin Tech
Joined Hollander: 1996 as a Collections specialist and moved to Interchange in 2001.
My coworkers would describe me as: Dedicated and helpful.
Current project: Researching and managing customer interchange inquiries. Wheel and wheel cover photos and VIN development.
What do you enjoy about working at Hollander? My co-workers! The associates at Hollander are fun, caring and very dedicated to what they do. I also enjoy helping out our clients and making sure they get the best service possible.
Your biggest influence: My mom and husband
Most recent accomplishment outside work: I haven’t accomplished my goal yet but when I do I will be healthier and where I want to be.
What are you passionate about? Cooking and good food
Something people don’t know about me: I am a certified Scuba Diver and am terrified to do it!