Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ciappina serves as the Chief Executive Officer for PARTS iD, Inc. Previously he served as the Interim General Manager of Onyx Enterprises Int’l, Corp. before its business combination with Legacy Acquisition Corp. in November 2020 which then created PARTS iD, Inc. Upon joining Onyx in January 2020, Mr. Ciappina served as Chief Marketing Officer and directed efforts related to marketing, customer acquisition and retention, pricing optimization, advertising, creative services, market research, analytics and public relations for the portfolio of iD brands. Prior to joining Onyx, Mr. Ciappina served in various digital marketing and e-commerce positions, most recently as Senior Director, E-Commerce & Digital Marketing at Foot Locker from May 2018 to December 2019, as Vice President, E-Commerce & Digital Marketing at Firestar Diamond Group from June 2017 to May 2018 and as Director, Digital Marketing & Customer Acquisition at The Children’s Place from April 2015 to June 2017. Mr. Ciappina earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Marketing and International Business from Montclair State University.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Agrawal serves as the Chief Financial Officer for PARTS iD, Inc. Previously he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Onyx Enterprises Int’l, Corp. before its business combination with Legacy Acquisition Corp. in November 2020 which then created PARTS iD, Inc. Prior to joining Onyx, Mr. Agrawal served as Chief Financial Officer at In Colour Capital (during this period, he functioned as the Chief Financial Officer of Onyx), an independent principal investment group, from January 2016 to December 2017 and as Principal Financial Consultant with KSS Consulting, Inc. from May 2014 to December 2015. Additionally, Mr. Agrawal has gained international experience while serving in various positions for multiple organizations across the United States, Canada, and India, including as Regional Chief Financial Officer of Minacs Worldwide, Inc. Mr. Agrawal’s experience spans numerous industries such as information technology services, food distribution, real estate, agricultural processing and manufacturing. Mr. Agrawal earned a designation as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in addition to obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Mumbai.
Mr. Agrawal brings to our Board of Directors significant expertise in finance and investments and experience in technology services.
Vice President of Vendor Relations
Mr. Atwater serves as the Vice President of Vendor Relations for PARTS ID, Inc. Previously he served as the Vice President of Vendor Relations Onyx Enterprises Int’l, Corp. before its business combination with Legacy Acquisition Corp. in November 2020 which then created PARTS iD, Inc. As Vice President of Vendor Relations, Mr. Atwater is responsible for the leadership of the Vendor Relations Department, management of Onyx’s vendor partners, pricing strategy, new product category development and carrier logistics. Since joining Onyx in 2011, Mr. Atwater has served in a variety of positions including General Manager and Director of Vendor Relations. Prior to joining Onyx, while serving in a variety of positions in the automotive industry, Mr. Atwater obtained experience in negotiating, purchasing, logistics and distribution, warehouse management, retail store management, automotive sales and e-commerce sales.
Executive Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs
Mr. Pendleton serves as the Executive Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs. Previously he was a partner at DLA Piper for 11 years. Prior to joining DLA Piper, he was a partner at McCarter & English, where he practiced law from 1985-2010. Over his distinguished legal career he defended public and private companies in breach of contract, misrepresentation, ERISA, RICO, securities fraud, complex litigation and regulatory matters. John tried numerous cases throughout the United States and managed thousands of cases as national coordinating counsel for one of the largest financial service companies in the U.S. His clients have included Fortune 100 companies in financial services, pharmaceutical, real estate, leasing, insurance, and employee benefits areas. In addition, John is the former Mayor of Mountain Lakes, New Jersey and served as a member of its governing body for 8 years. He currently serves on the board of Washington & Jefferson College and is also a trustee of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice. He graduated from Rutgers University School of Law in 1984 and Washington & Jefferson College with a B.A. (magna cum laude) in 1981.