Sam Ellis
President, CEO, & Board MemberDriverUp
Sam Ellis is the President, CEO, and board member of DriverUp, an online marketplace for automotive financing. DriverUp allows qualified investors, who previously did not have access, to participate in the business of auto lending, providing dealers with an expedited, streamlined credit process. He has held this position since the company’s inception in August 2012, where he oversaw the launch of this new platform.

Previously, Ellis was Founder, President, and CEO of Exeter Finance Corp, a market leader in non-bank vehicle finance. Prior to Exeter, Sam served as SVP, Risk Management for AmeriCredit, where he was responsible for managing a risk analytics team focused on the loss forecasting process and empirical credit scorecard development.

Additionally, Sam Ellis served as Vice President of Risk Management for Summit Acceptance Corp., the predecessor company to Capital One Auto Finance.