Jim Kessler is Chief Operation Officer at Abra. He joined the company from vRide, where he led the company through rapid growth and technology improvements, eventually leading to a merger with the world’s largest rental car company.


Jim began his career with Pep Boys Automotive, where he held officer-level positions in accounting, finance, merchandising and operations. Over the last six years, he has held the position of President, Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer with two private equity-backed companies.


Jim holds an undergraduate degree and a Master’s in Business Administration, with a concentration in finance, both from Saint Joseph’s University.