Executive Management

Our History

With a history that stretches back more than 50 years, Eckler's was one of the pioneers in classic cars restoration.


Our Team

Meet the talented team members behind Eckler's. It's your opportunity to get to know our company – and the people who work here.


Our Vision

To become the first choice and trusted source for automotive and restoration enthusiasts.



Meet Our Team

Executive Management

CEO at Eckler Industries, Inc.

Brian Bradley

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.


Chief Financial Officer

George Kokkinos

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.


Vice President, Supply Chain

RJ Schmieder

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.


Vice President, Information Technology

Donna Perin

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".


Vice President, Human Resources & Workforce Management

Holly Sinders

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.


Vice President Contact Centers, Wholesale and NY Operations

Tracy Buddenhagen

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.


Mark Nemery Vice President, Merchandising

Mark Nemery

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.


Senior Director of Marketing

Jennifer Bunch

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.