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Holman Corporate Leaders

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To be a leader at Holman means you have excelled not only in understanding the ins and outs of leadership but also that you embody the values on which the Holman companies are founded. In doing this, Holman leaders create an environment that empowers employees to serve customers’ needs completely and respectfully.



Gene Welsh

Gene Welsh

President, Holman

Since 2018, Gene has served as President of Holman. His experience across the breadth of the automotive landscape, with knowledge and proven success in every sector from fleet management to retail sales, allows him to lead with a unique operational and strategic perspective. His dedication and tenacity are exemplified by his service to the US Marine Corps and his 35 years of service at Holman. It is these attributes and understanding that drive his passion while simultaneously connecting with our teams across the country, empowering them to serve our customers as if they are all part of our Holman family.


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Laura Carlisle

Chief Financial Officer

Laura was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Holman in 2016. She began her career with Kuni Automotive in 1994 as a dealership controller. Laura is a member of both the Oregon Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Texas Christian University.



George Athan III

Senior Vice President, Dealership Operations

George was appointed Senior Vice President, Dealership Operations in 2018. George had previously served as Platform Senior Vice President West, of Holman. He has been part of the retail automotive industry for nearly 25 years. As part of Kuni Automotive, George served in various positions including General Manager and later as Chief Operating Officer. As COO, George provided oversight of Kuni Automotive’s growth in national sales volume.


Frank Carbone

Senior Vice President, Aftersales

Frank began his career with Holman in 2015, bringing with him more than 25 years of leadership and automotive experience. Prior to joining Holman, Frank spent 15 years with CSX, a publically traded rail transportation company where he held multiple executive roles in finance, procurement, and supply chain management. Throughout his tenure with Holman, Frank has held a number of progressive leadership roles across a variety of operating divisions. Returning to his retail automotive roots where he spent the first seven years of his professional career, Frank currently serves as Holman’s Senior Vice President of Aftersales overseeing our customer engagement strategy and automotive service offerings. A graduate of Florida State University, Frank earned his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees as well as his Master of Business Administration in Supply Chain Management.

Dealership Info

Phone Numbers:
Holman 39.961562, -74.898992.