Leadership Team

Company Leadership

James R. Collins
President and CEO
Mr. Collins is a recognized industry leader with more than 21 years of experience in below-prime automobile financing. Prior to launching Honor Finance in 2001, Mr. Collins worked at Mercury Finance where he restructured the credit and sales operations, consolidating 300 branches into 16 regional centers. He attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and was named captain of the basketball team.
Robert DiMeo
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. DiMeo has more than 20 years of industry experience and co-founded Honor Finance. Previous roles include Vice President of Credit for the Central Region of Mercury Finance during the reconstruction of the company. He graduated from Loyola University with a BS in Finance.
Martin Collins
Senior Vice President
Mr. Collins joined Honor Finance in 2006 and brings more than 9 years of below-prime automobile financing experience with him. Prior to joining Honor, he was a global account manager for Parker-Hannifin, and a collection manager with Mercury Finance. Mr. Collins holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and a BS in Engineering Management from Miami University of Ohio.
Lionel Lenz
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Lenz brings more than 32 years of accounting experience to his role. Prior to joining Honor Finance, he worked with Kaplan Higher Education, a division of the Washington Post company, where he built the finance department for the newly created division. He was with HSBC as CFO of technology and services, and EVP Finance–Global Resourcing, establishing the finance and accounting team in India to support the North American CFO department. Additional years were spent with Household International and Deloitte. He graduated from St. Norbert College in Green Bay, WI, with a BAA in accounting, and Northwestern University with a Masters in Management. He has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1980.