Jeff Bartholomew founded Automotive Marketing Solutions in 2007. He began his career in the automotive industry after leaving Texas Tech University in 2000. While working in a dealership, he held many titles including Finance Manager and Used Car Manager before becoming an Advertising Consultant with Autotrader. After four years with Autotrader, Jeff broke into his entrepreneurship role by opening AMS and later Lubbock Auto Spa. He is extremely passionate about growing leaders and taking his two companies to the next level. Jeff enjoys playing golf and reading when he is not spending time with his wife and five children. Jeff is passionate about his faith and uses it to guide his decisions.
Chief Operations Officer
Cody has worked for AMS for five years. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Lubbock Christian University in 2013. In his spare time, Cody enjoys attending or watching any type of sporting event. He also likes being outdoors and playing an occasional round of golf.
Kim is the office manager and human resource manager, and she has worked with AMS for a little over eight years. She went to college at West Texas A&M University and has a degree in Business Administration and Marketing. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends and going to the gym.
Client Development Manager
Tim Ritter graduated from Lubbock-Cooper in 1996 and then attended Texas Tech for business management. He has 21 years in the auto industry business and has worked with Automotive Marketing Solutions for the last ten years. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He is an assistant coach for his son’s baseball team, and he’s wrapped around his daughter’s finger. He also enjoys playing golf and watching sports.
Lot Services Manager
Travis Cargile has worked in the Automotive Marketing and Automotive Aftermarket Industry for more than 8 years. He grew up in West Texas before heading North, where he studied at the University of Akron before settling down in Lubbock. Travis is an avid hunter, conservationist, outdoorsman, and PRS shooter.
Lot Services Manager
Kevin Gray is a 1997 graduate of Coronado High School in Lubbock. He has an Associate’s degree in Business Administration from South Plains College, and he attended Texas Tech. He has worked in the auto industry for five years and joined AMS in November 2016. Kevin’s hobbies include coaching youth baseball, playing golf, learning to play guitar and singing at the top of his lungs during his daily road trips.
Social Media Coordinator
Amy started working for AMS in May of 2018. She is from Amarillo, TX and received her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from West Texas A&M University. In her free time she enjoys watching her brother play basketball, beating her dad in a game of gin, and going to the lake with her family and friends.