NextGear Capital, a Cox Automotive company, has announced the appointment of Adam Galema to the role of vice president of finance. According to a press release, Galema will lead the company’s treasury, accounting, and financial planning and analysis (FP&A) teams while “helping ensure NextGear Capital is positioned properly for future growth.”

“The true strength of any organization is its people, and nowhere is that more evident than right here at NextGear Capital,” said Brian Geitner, president of NextGear Capital. “In his time with the company, Adam has personified our mission of serving our customers and the industry with an unwavering commitment to excellence. His business acumen will be a tremendous asset to our executive team.”

Galema has been with NextGear Capital since 2005, starting as accounting manager before being promoted to controller in 2009, where he was instrumental in the development of the company’s treasury and accounting systems. Prior to joining NextGear Capital, Galema spent four years with Enterprise Rent-a-Car as an accounting supervisor. An Indiana native, Galema holds a bachelor’s in accounting from Anderson University and an MBA from Liberty University.

In response to his new role, Galema stated, “I am truly excited for the opportunities that lie ahead. NextGear Capital has experienced phenomenal growth over the past two years and my goal is to ensure that we are in proper position financially to continue that growth both domestically and internationally.”