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Group Americar Transportation, is a Global Transportation Company Headquartered in New York, providing Corporate and Private Clients with a variety of Ground Transportation Services.

Group Americar continues to thrive because of our Franchised Chauffeur model, where drivers purchase a Franchise Partnership agreement to become Members. This formula allows us to set very strict rules, regulation and guidelines about: service parameters, conduct, attire and vehicle maintenance; ensuring we maintain the highest level of service in the Transportation Industry.

Executive Team

Rudolf Samandarov


Rudolf, has been at the helm of the Black Car Industry since its inception in 1982, bringing nearly 35 years of expertise to Group Americar. Over the span of his career, Rudolf has served on the Board of Directors of The Black Car Assistance Corporation and Awarded “Man of the Year “ by Lomto Credit Union for his continued leadership and Innovations. His hands on Management style and commitment sets the pace for our Executive Team.

Personal Moto: “Creating the right company Culture for our Franchised drivers and Client Service Representatives has cultivated an atmosphere for success. Their Success creates our collective success – which translate to Happy and long standing Clients!”

Daniel Samandarov

Executive Vice President

Daniel, joined Group Americar full time in 2012, after Graduating from the Lubin School of Business where he double Majored in Finance and Business Management. While attending University Daniel interned and learned every facet of the business: Telephone CSR, Dispatch, Driver Relations, Billing, and Business Development. In the last few years he has propelled the company into the 21st Century by introducing new technologies and processes that have streamlined office operations and client experiences.

Personal Moto: “We want to provide our clients an unparalleled experience, not just a ride. Experiences only occur when you are able to have many small details and working pieces come together perfectly!”

Alisa Dickin

SVP, Client Services & Business Development

Alisa drives and develops new business relationships and helps Clients meet budget goals by identifying added values to their Travel service programs. She works closely with our clients to ensure that their needs are being exceeded. Prior to joining Group Americar at its inception, Alisa worked in business development most notably for a number of prominent Italian branded accessories companies traveling between the US and Europe creating brand recognition.

Personal Moto: “To give real service you must add value and do more than is required of you!”

Felix Isris

Dispatch Director

Felix, a veteran of our industry manages Group Americar’s Dispatch Operations in addition to our Driver Rules & Regulations program. He brings three decades of technical expertise and 21st century technology know-how by incorporating the latest dispatch tools and system interacts to maximize our Fleet’s efficiency and Travelers experience.

Personal Moto: “Technology requires the human touch and understanding to be more than just efficient but to be great!”

Larisa Khotimskaya

Billing Director

Larisa, is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of Managerial experience running a large, multi-faceted and fast paced Billing department. She has expert knowledge in unique and customized Billing applications- developing made-to-order reporting tools to serve our Global clients.

Personal Motto: There is always a solution you just need to keep trying new ideas!

Bruce Schoen

Business Development Executive

Before joining Group Americar in 2005, Bruce was Vice President of Top 40 Radio Promotion for Arista Records where he worked for 17 years reporting to the legendary Clive Davis. Bruce’s vast experience and skills have helped Group Americar to foster and grow client relationships with many industry giants in Entertainment, Law and Business.

Personal Motto: “Whatever you endeavor to do, give it your 100% best effort.”