Saphura Safavi Long - Founder, President, & Chief Executive Officer
Mrs. Long is a serial entrepreneur with 16 years experience in automotive CRM. Her previous company, Prize Corporation, produced the first web-based CRM solution in this vertical, named ReckonUp, which was acquired by an international company, IzmoCars.
Mrs. Long is a graduate of NADA Dealer Academy; she holds a bachelor's degree in physics and engineering, and a Masters in Nuclear Physics. She resides in Signal Mountain, TN, and is the proud mother of three grown children.
Robert Faulkner - Sales Account Executive
Mr. Faulkner is a seasoned veteran of both the retail automotive and food and beverage businesses. He ran dealerships in the Mid Atlantic, including serving as General Manager for southeastern Virginia dealerships, and in-field sales work for Pepsico and its businesses. Mr. Faulkner leads the Gratis sales team from his office in Frederick, MD, where he lives with his wife. He has four grown children.
Josh Ledbetter - Sales Account Executive
Mr. Ledbetter is the newest addition to the Gratis team. He is responsible for managing sales efforts and helps communicate the value of our solutions to industry leaders.
Before joining Gratis Solutions, Mr. Ledbetter was an Account Manager for the Southeastern United States at a leading health care compliance software provider, where he was instrumental in taking the company to significantly higher levels over an 8 year period.
Mr. Ledbetter is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing. He lives in Ooltewah, TN with his wife and two children.