Velocity positions itself for continued brand growth with new executive roles and strategic hires after record sales and the announcement of new vehicle offerings
Pensacola, Fla. (May 18, 2023) – Velocity Modern Classics, an industry leader in classic vehicle modernization, has just announced its newly restructured executive team to further propel Velocity to the forefront of the automotive restoration industry. Velocity has seen significant growth in sales, staff, and vehicle offerings in the past year. The new leadership team is poised to help the classic vehicle modernization company achieve its production and sales goals.
Stuart Wilson, founder and former CEO, will continue to lead Velocity Modern Classics with a renewed focus on brand strategy and operational excellence as executive chairman. Jeremy Hans will assume the role of chief executive officer of Velocity, moving from his previous position as partner. Jeremy brings years of leadership experience as the founder of a commercial real estate investment firm and 16 years as a U.S. Navy Officer and helicopter pilot. Hans will oversee all divisions of the company and focus on long-term growth as Velocity launches its new K5 Blazer, Mustang, and F-Series truck offerings later this year.
Velocity Modern Classics is also excited to welcome three new members to its executive team with extensive experience. Tom Maxwell joins the team as chief revenue officer to oversee the company’s sales and marketing efforts. Paul Slater brings over two decades of experience as an accomplished manufacturing and supply chain operations executive to the role of chief operating officer. Michael Rodgers will serve as Velocity’s chief financial officer with 25 years of professional finance experience in both the public and private sectors.
“Our new executive team has been carefully selected to lead Velocity into its next phase of growth,” said Stuart Wilson, founder and executive chairman. “With our expanding vehicle lineup, the exponential growth of our staff and the current state of the aftermarket industry, we are prepared to meet the challenges ahead. We have many exciting things planned for Velocity in the coming months, and I am confident that these additions to the team will continue to build on our successes and drive Velocity forward.”
About Velocity Modern Classics
Based in Pensacola, Florida, Velocity Modern Classics is an award-winning classic vehicle specialist that has perfected the process of modernizing classic American vehicles. Velocity prides itself on attention to detail, one-of-a-kind designs and its meticulous restoration process that sets it apart. As a result, Velocity has become internationally known for its superior restorations, which have collected top awards at the industry’s most significant events. Learn more about Velocity Modern Classics products and vehicles at www.VelocityRestorations.com.