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Leadership Team

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Brian Murphy
(818) 907-7200

Brian has led Cartel Marketing since 2005 and brings over 25 years of sales, F&I and lender experience to the team. He spent 13 years at GMAC & Ford Credit in a variety of functions, including F&I training, performance consulting and dealer income development. Brian also spent 5 years running F&I operations for a high volume international auto sales company retailing over 18,000 cars & motorcycles annually. He holds a marketing degree from Rutgers University School of Business and a MBA from Montclair State University.


Larry Stone
Executive Vice President of Sales
(818) 907-7200

Larry has over 30 years of experience in the automotive and insurance industries. He has been in sales with Cartel for over 20 years and is currently responsible for all general agency operations. During that time he has been instrumental in executing various sales, marketing and growth initiatives. Larry’s professional career includes extensive experience in dealership operations and he has served as a Salesman, Finance Director, and General Sales Manager of several large franchises in Southern California, including Toyota, Nissan, Chrysler and Dodge.


Mamta Bhatter
Vice President, Finance
(818) 907-7200

Mamta joined Cartel Marketing in 1998 and has 23 years of broad based experience in business, accounting and finance. She currently manages the company’s financial reporting, internal audit and taxation. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and is involved in a charitable organization to help educate under privileged children become self sufficient in life.


Jon Danley
Vice President, Administration
(818) 907-7200

Jon joined Cartel Marketing in 1987 and has more than 26 years of auto insurance and management experience. He is responsible for the all aspects of dealer, lender and customer services. Prior to Cartel Marketing, he held administrative and management positions with Workmen’s Auto, Baldwin & Lyons Protective Insurance Company, USAA, and Safeco. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from Arizona State University.