Mike Stopperich Jr.
Mike Stopperich Jr., IAM Vice President, started with IAM in 2005 working on the road as sales rep. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance at Rollins College in Orlando, FL. After college, Mike continued working on the road as a sales rep and then a closer. He continued as a closer through mid-2013 until returning to the office full time to assume control of the day to day company operations. Mike is an accomplished athlete growing up playing football, basketball, and baseball. Michael played baseball for 3 seasons while at Rollins College. He enjoys golf and travel.
National Vice President of Sales
Larry Langford joined IAM’s executive team in 2015 as National Vice President of Sales. Widely referred to as the #1 performer in the staffed event industry, Larry began his career in the auto industry nearly 30 years ago. He has held positions from salesperson to sales and finance director for several large dealer groups where he gained a vast knowledge of the industry and useful leadership skills. He and his wife, Angelica, have been married for 12 years and have 2 children, Brianna and Maximillian. Brianna has a love for music. She both sings and plays guitar. Max enjoys playing baseball and fishing with his father. Larry enjoys spending time with his family fishing, hunting, golfing and collecting sports memorabilia. He is proud of being able to maintain a strong family bond, while balancing his career. Angelica home schools the children, allowing the family to travel together.
Jeff Harnch has been a Team Leader with IAM since 2006. Jeff and Mike Stopperich Sr. have worked side by side for much of the past 25 years, starting IAM together in 2006. With executive level management experience, Jeff is regarded as an expert in all aspects of the sales and financing process. Originally from Massachusetts, Jeff is a dedicated Boston sports fan. He also enjoys golfing and is an avid animal lover. He and his wife, Tricia, have been happily married for 2 years. Together, they share 5 children.
TJ Sparling has been a Team Leader with IAM since 2010. He has been in the car business since 1993, holding positions from sales rep to GSM. Through TJ’s first 4 consecutive years with IAM, he led his team to the status of highest producing team in the company. For a period of more than 18 consecutive months, TJ’s events averaged nearly $200K gross profit per sale. TJ grew up in Seminole, Florida and married his lovely wife, Amber in 2004. Their son, Taylor, is a shooting guard at Palm Harbor University and currently has his eyes on FSU and Gulf Coast. TJ is an avid outdoors sportsman who enjoys soccer, beach volleyball, golf, and wake boarding. His favorite soccer team is FC Barcelona.
Nate Labrecque has been a Team Leader with IAM since 2012. He began working in the car business not long after he turned 18. He worked his way up at a Nissan dealership, holding every sales position at the dealership. Nate’s hard work and dedication earned him the position of GM at that Nissan dealership and later at a Ford dealership. He was acknowledged in Auto News Weekly as the youngest GM not to inherit a dealership. Nate was born in Connecticut and grew up in New Hampshire. Nate and his fiancé, Danette, have been together for two years. They have two Boston Terriers, Flex and Sophie, who they take on all of their trips. Together, Nate and Danette enjoy hiking and joy rides on their motorcycles.
Kyle Barber began his career with IAM in 2011. Prior to joining IAM, Kyle was the GSM with a large auto group in Wisconsin. Kyle grew his store to become one of the top performers in the entire auto group. As a native Floridian, Kyle returned home and joined IAM as a sales rep. He quickly excelled, and earned the position of Team Leader in 2013. Kyle, an accomplished athlete growing up, enjoys spending his time playing golf and has a love for football. Kyle played football for Eastern Kentucky University. He and his wife, Katie, welcomed their first child, Sloan, in January 2015. Kyle considers fatherhood to be his greatest accomplishment thus far in life.