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2018 Sponsors

AAGI – American Auto Guardian, Inc.

P.O. Box 925
Arlington Heights, IL 60006-0925
T: 888-442-2886
www.aagi.com

AAGI was founded in 1997, as an administrator of automotive aftermarket products comprised of vehicle service contracts, GAP, Etch and specifically for leased vehicles Excess Wear & Tear coverage. AAGI offers fully insured products through nationally recognized “A” rated insurance carriers on an international basis. Over 10,000 dealers, as well as OEM captives, utilize AAGI products to increase gross profit revenue in their dealership F&I and service departments. AAGI offers superior products with personalized service to our agents and dealer clients. Contact us to find out more about our plans to aid in your success, now and in the future!

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Accelerated Service International (ASI)

851 International Parkway
Suite 100
Richardson, TX 75081
T: 800-242-7316 Ext. 360
F: 201-622-1833
www.asi-profits.com

Accelerated Service International has been focusing on automobile dealerships and the agents who serve them, for over 20 years. We’ve built our reputation on tailoring our expertise to fit the business needs of our clients with innovative finance products and superior service. Our group of products and services include: Service Contracts, Limited Warranties, Etch, Key Replacement, Tire & Wheel (with cosmetic coverage), GAP Insurance, Total Loss Protection, Windshield Protection, Dent & Ding, Paint & Interior Protection, Combo Form Programs, Powersports Programs, as well as Agent & Dealer Reinsurance Programs.

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Allstate Dealer Services

1776 American Heritage Life Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-6687
T: 800-621-4871
F: 904-992-3070
www.allstatedealerservices.com

Allstate Dealer Services (ADS) is a member of the Allstate family of companies. They provide a full suite of Allstate-branded F&I products, services and programs that give consumers peace-of-mind regarding the uncertainties of the vehicle ownership experience and generate revenue for agents and dealerships. Unlike other F&I providers, ADS owns the administration and underwriting companies, giving them complete control over their products. ADS’ insurance company holds an A-rating from A.M. Best.

ADS has a nationwide reach thanks to their network of more than 250 independent agents who supply Allstate-branded products to more than 1,000 dealerships across the U.S.

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Alpha Warranty Services

PO Box 580
Riverton, UT 84065
T: 800-662-5519
www.alphawarranty.com

Alpha Warranty Services (Alpha) provides a full line of unique and valuable vehicle service contract programs. Alpha was founded in 2002 with a value system centered on integrity, dependability and providing the best service. These principles have led to consistent growth and helped forge long-term partnerships with industry leaders across the country. Alpha has repeatedly received recognition as one of the top VSC providers in the industry.

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Automotive Compliance Education (ACE)

AutoXcel

272 N. Front Street
Suite 500
Wilmington, NC 28401
T:  877-340-4227
autoxcel.com

AutoXcel Corporation provides an exclusive array of F&I products from Tire and Wheel to GAP— all our bundles are designed to fit you and your customer needs. We are committed to low cost, high value programs that will benefit not only our agents and dealers, but the consumer as well. Our inventive approach means we aren’t just on the cutting edge of F&I products, we are the edge. Between our WheelRenew program and Ultimate Lease Wear and Tear bundles, AutoXcel outstrips the competition to bring you the tools and products you need. We back up our products with fast resourceful support and training from in-field representatives in addition to providing consistent and personable customer service with our in-house claims staff. In fact, every customer communicates with their own assigned claims analyst for the duration of their contract to ensure a positive consumer experience.

Headquartered in Wilmington, NC, AutoXcel programs are insured and backed by A+ rated, state licensed, insurers. AutoXcel products and Benefits are offered to dealers through a network of independent agents. Our agents are our customers.

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CareGard Warranty

1900 Champagne Boulevard
Grapevine, TX 76051
T: 817-552-4118
www.afgcompanies.com

We challenge you to find an administrator that can provide their agents with all the support tools that CareGard offers; Best rated VSCs in the industry, full suite of F&I products, Full Reinsurance/Retro Dept from formation to accounting, Full Training Academy from Compliance to Service Writer, Best Claims in the industry, open 24/7/365, Best technology in the industry with guaranteed rating – eSign, eContract, Menu, Transmittal, Compliance and so much more.

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Central States Health & Life Co. of Omaha

1212 North 96th Street
Omaha, NE 68114
T: 800-826-6587
www.cso.com

CSO is a mutually owned insurance company specializing in the debt protection market. Our vision is to be a leader in debt protection products by providing innovative solutions and value to its lenders, agents, customers and policyholders. With over 85 years in the business, CSO supports over 3,400 financial institutions and automobile dealerships and is a top provider of debt protection in the dealer market in the United States.

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Century Automotive Service Corp.

10555 Montgomery NE Bldg 2
Albuquerque, NM 87111
T: 888-338-0389
www.centuryservicecorp.com

CENTURY AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE CORPORATION, a MAPFRE company, provides full-service, third-party administration and turn-key private label programs. We are industry experts in the formation and management of profit participation programs, including CFC’s, NCFC’s and Retrospective Commission Programs. We offer flexibility and in-depth knowledge to help support your long-term investment objectives. Through MAPFRE, we boast over 35,000 employees, in 46 countries, including 7 U.S. A.M. Best “A-rated” insurance companies, via MAPFRE USA / Commerce Insurance Group.

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CNA National Warranty Corporation

4150 North Drinkwater Blvd
Suite 400
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
T: 800-345-0191
www.cnanational.com

As a leading provider of vehicle service contracts, GAP coverage and tire-and-wheel protection, CNA National Warranty Corporation has been delivering unparalleled program offerings combined with award-winning service to dealerships since 1982. In fact, we have paid over $2.7 billion in claims and currently have over four million contracts in force. We pay claims on average within two days or less after receipt of all paperwork and even faster with QuikPay, our credit card payment process. Our Claims Department is staffed with ASE-certified adjusters and ASE Master Technicians with more than 2,000 years of combined dealership experience.

CNA National is the only service contract company voted #1 provider 13 years in a row through Auto Dealer Monthly’s Dealers’ Choice Awards — “Best Service Contract Provider” (2005-2010, 2012-2017) and “Best Reinsurance Provider” (2011-2013, 2017). Additionally, we received the first award presented by J.D. Power and Associates for “Highest Overall Dealer Satisfaction with Service Contract Providers.”

CNA National is a wholly owned subsidiary of CNA, one of the oldest and largest insurance organizations in North America and rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best.

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EFG Companies

122 W. Carpenter Freeway
Sixth Floor
Irving, Texas 75039
T: 800.527.1984
www.efgcompanies.com

EFG Companies, the innovator of the award-winning Hyundai Assurance program, brings almost 40 years of industry-leading consumer and vehicle protection programs in the retail automotive industry to differentiate their agent clients in the market and increase their footprint. The company’s stalwart commitment to superior client engagement is delivered through its proprietary portfolio of products and services that assist agents in reaching their business goals and objectives. EFG operates as a partner by assisting its agents with new account acquisitions, F&I development and training to increase penetration, fortify compliance, and drive maximum F&I profitability. This intense focus of operating in our clients’ best interest is reflected by the national awards, certifications and recognitions that EFG has received.

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Endurance Dealer Services

400 Skokie Blvd
STE 105
Northbrook IL 60062
T: 877-414-0134
WWW.ENDURANCEDS.COM

Endurance Dealer Services (EDS), the premier provider of auto-related products and services in the nation, administers and markets custom programs for agents, dealers, and financial institutions nationwide. Established in 2001, EDS is known for their straightforward way of doing business, generous profit sharing programs, and award-winning service. EDS provides top quality F&I products that can fortify your business, recession proof your dealerships, and help you design a customer experience that fosters long-term relationships and repeat sales.

Our unique portfolio of vehicle protection products includes the most extensive coverage, aggressive eligibility guidelines and best pricing in the industry, plans for vehicles up to
15 years old with up to 175,000 miles at time of sale, as well as GAP and a wide range of ancillary products.

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Entire Car Protection (ECP)

11210 Katherine’s Crossing
Suite 100
Woodridge, IL 60586
T: 800-323-3521
www.ecpinc.net

ECP Incorporated has served automotive dealers since 1969. In that time, ECP Incorporated has served many of the finest automotive dealers in the nation. Today, ECP has distributors throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada and South Africa and continues to expand worldwide. The ECP story in recent years has been one of expansion, in terms of new markets, new products and increased acceptance through professional training on existing products and services.

ECP offers a diversified line of products and programs which include: Appearance Protection/Protective Coatings, Ancillary Products and Customer Appreciation Programs for new, pre-driven and leased vehicles as well as a complete line of Detailing, Prep, Service, Facility Chemicals and Supplies. Brands you can trust since 1969. Over 14 thousand dealers use ECP products, programs and services.

Our heritage has been in the manufacturing, packaging and distributing of protective coatings, detailing, prep and service chemicals and supplies and in providing the administration of product warranties and ancillary products to produce profit opportunities and cost savings for automotive dealers, meeting customer requirements while searching for new technologies.

In our present and future global economy this means being sensitive to environmental considerations while providing solutions, techniques and products that offer responsible economical benefits for the automobile dealerships we serve on a worldwide basis.

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F&I Administration Solutions

200 W. 22nd Street, Suite 271
Lombard, IL 60148
T: 630-925-4888
www.fiadmin.com

F&I Administration Solutions, LLC is the leading provider of technological solutions for the administration and reporting of automotive F&I products. Our systems will support every product sold in the F&I office. Part of what differentiates us as an organization is our continual commitment to support our customers’ needs not only during the implementation process but also for the months and years after they have gone live on our platform.

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gvo3 & Associates

T: 312-961-9065
www.gvo3.com

Automotive retailer’s Sales and F&I processes are under ever-increasing regulation, scrutiny and litigation from Attorneys General, class action attorneys, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The CFPB requires all finance sources it supervises to have a documented Compliance Management System in place.

A Compliance Management System assists in the defense of litigation and governmental inquiries using a structured, comprehensive risk management approach to forms, processes, documentation, auditing and training.

Since its founding over 15 years ago, gvo3 & Associates specializes in developing and implementing a Compliance Management System for its Dealer clients ranging from single-point dealerships to public companies in 37 states.

The gvo3 & Associates Compliance Management System includes:

• An exhaustive risk assessment;
• Development of Sales and F&I Policy & Procedure Manual;
• Customized compliance training;
• Establishing a tertiary audit process, including independent audits;
• Generating an Action Plan from audit findings requiring follow-up; and
• Coordination of industry certification.

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Interstate National Corporation

6120 Powers Ferry Rd NW, Suite 200
Atlanta, Georgia 30339
T: 678-894-3500
www.interstatenational.com

Interstate National Corporation, one of the nation’s largest independent providers of vehicle service contracts, offers producers thirty-five years of experience with over 3 million contracts sold and $1 billion in paid claims to over 1.5 million consumers. Interstate National partners with over 3,000 producers in the U.S. and Canada and has distributed over one-quarter of a billion dollars in underwriting gains and investment income.

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Mosaic Compliance Services

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 2000
Tampa, FL 33602

T:  813-221-2700
www.MosaicCS.com

Mosaic Compliance Services provides web-based, attorney-designed legal compliance services for automobile dealerships.  Services include policy deployment and verification, regulatory education, and specific product training.  Mosaic provides a broad range of services designed to compliment features provided by dealerships’ other vendors, turning isolated compliance tools into a complete and integrated compliance program.  The topics Mosaic addresses include: Regulation M, Regulation Z, Red Flags Rule, Safeguards Rule, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Adverse Actions, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Cash Reporting, Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, Negative Equity, And more!

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NAE/NWAN

8370 Dow Circle
Strongsville, Ohio 44136
T: 877-222-1645
www.nationalautomotiveexperts.com

At NAE / NWAN, we believe that every partner is different and requires specialized service and support in order to grow their business. We are nimble, flexible and able to design solutions that meet your specific needs. From start to finish, we ensure that our partners have the tools and know-how to increase their revenue and strengthen customer relationships.

You can be confident that we will do whatever it takes to make our solutions profitable and easy. Simply put, it’s THE WAY IT SHOULD BE.

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National Auto Care

Westerville Location
440 Polaris Parkway – Suite 250
Westerville, OH 43082

Jacksonville Location
208 Ponte Vedra Park Drive
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

T: 800-548-1875

National Auto Care is a provider of F&I products, administration, consulting services, training and marketing support to independent agents, financial institutions, third-party administrators, credit unions, and auto manufacturers nationwide. Since 1984, we have strived for unique F&I product offerings that provide flexibility rather than a traditional “one-size-fits-all” approach. We specialize in creating “meet-your-needs” custom products and private-label programs in addition to our market-ready offerings within our portfolio.

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Nobilis/AutoBodyGuard

5100 N. O’Connor Blvd.
Suite 100
Irving, Texas 75039
T: 877-806-2405

www.autobodyguard.com

AutoBodyGuard, a member of Nobilis Group, is a provider of vehicle appearance programs and vehicle protection products for the automotive, recreational, marine and powersports markets. Its comprehensive portfolio includes a full range of interior and exterior appearance, tire and wheel, windshield and dent protection offerings.

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PermaPlate

P.O. Box 58
Salt Lake City, UT 84110
T: (800) 453-8470
www.permaplate.com/cms/

PermaPlate provides quality automotive protection products and unparalleled superior customer service. For nearly four decades, our continuous success lies in our commitment to our agent family and our customers’ needs. With a proven track record of standing behind the performance of first-rate products and comprehensive warranties, we are committed to agent, dealer and customer satisfaction. Through our products and service we can offer long-lasting relationships that bring value to all with whom we associate.

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Portfolio

25541 Commercentre Drive, Suite 100
Lake Forest, CA 92630
T: 949-789-6200
www.PortfolioReinsurance.com

Because the Portfolio business model delivers the maximum benefit to the dealer principal, Portfolio agents typically get all of the business and enjoy a more permanent, high-level, and non-adversarial relationship with the dealer.

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Protective Asset Protection

14755 North Outer Forty Drive, Suite 400
St. Louis, MO 63017
T: 888-307-2168
F: 636-536-5740
E-mail: buildprofits@protective.com
www.protectiveassetprotection.com

Protective Asset Protection has been providing F&I solutions for the automotive industry for over 55 years. We proudly serve thousands of dealerships in the auto, marine, powersports and recreation vehicle industries throughout the U.S. providing innovative F&I products, training, dealer participation programs and technology. Our portfolio of vehicle protection plans, GAP coverage, limited warranties and ancillary products provide opportunities to generate revenue with products that help consumers protect their tomorrow, so they have the freedom to embrace today.

Our passionate employees and independent insurance agents are constantly working to bring more profitable options for dealerships. We help to increase day-to-day productivity through training, professional claims processing, experienced underwriting and administration as well as new technology. We provide these valuable products and services while living by our brand promise: “Protect Tomorrow. Embrace Today.™”

Protective Asset Protection is part of the financial services holding company, Protective Life Corporation.

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Provider Exchange Network (PEN)

Open Dealer Exchange, LLC
27777 Franklin Road
Suite 1850
Southfield, MI 48034
T: 313-749-0001
www.providerexchangenetwork.com

The Provider Exchange Network (PEN) is an internet-based service which enables F&I product providers to implement electronic rating and contracting from within dealership software, such as Reynolds and Reynolds, CDK Global and leading Specialty F&I software applications. PEN helps streamline the consumer experience to present and contract ancillary products through integrated eRating and eContracting. PEN is a division of Open Dealer Exchange, LLC.

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Reahard & Associates

14203 May Road
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379
T: 866-REAHARD (732-4273)
www.go-reahard.com

REAHARD & ASSOCIATES, INC. provides custom tailored in-dealership training programs, online training, consulting services, and real world solutions that dramatically increase F&I income and customer delight. Since its inception in 2001, REAHARD & ASSOCIATES has been dedicated to providing automobile dealers, F&I managers, and sales personnel with the cutting-edge strategies, processes, and consultative selling skills necessary to succeed in today’s increasingly competitive retail environment.

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RoadVantage

8834 N. Capital of Texas Hwy Suite 250
Austin, TX 78759
T: 855-955-ROAD (7623)
www.roadvantage.com

Fueled by innovation, led by industry veterans, and powered by passion to create a better customer experience, RoadVantage is the fastest growing F&I provider in the industry. With a team that leverages technology and a streamlined approach, RoadVantage is setting new standards for performance, with exclusionary programs providing the most comprehensive coverages available anywhere in the industry today. RoadVantage’s industry leading service levels result in 98% of claims approved in seven minutes or less, and 99% of claims paid within 1 hour of receipt of the signed invoice. RoadVantage offers a full portfolio of ancillary products through certified agents and is headquartered in Austin, TX with regional offices in Boston, MA; Dallas, TX; Phoenix, AZ; and St. Augustine, FL.

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StoneEagle

111 W. Spring Valley Road Ste. 100
Richardson, TX 75081-4016
T: 972-934-1751
F: 972-934-8230
www.stoneeagle.com

Since 1989, StoneEagle has been dedicated to delivering robust F&I technology solutions to dealerships, F&I product administrators, general agencies, and OEM’s. Our F&I technology solutions are fully integrated with the DMS and include: SEcureMetrics to accurately track and manage F&I performance, production and profitability; SEcureMenu to simplify and accelerate the presentation and sale of F&I products; SEcureAdmin to manage and streamline the administration of vehicle service contracts, GAP, etch, maintenance, and other types of F&I products. Our integrity and experience combined with our unbeatable and exceptional support differentiate us from the competition.

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TecAssured

TecAssured™ is an Out-of-the-Box Fully-Customizable Administration System & Rating Engine for Warranties, Vehicle Service Contracts, and Ancillary Products! Great for Independent Agents, Dealers, Program Administrators, Lending Facilities or Insurance Carriers Over The Edge, the company behind TecAssured™, specifically serves the unique needs of managing General Agencies, Dealers-Vendors, Program Administrators, Lender, and Insurance Carrier business. We have extensive experience, 40+ years of combined auto … Read More »

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Treatment Professional Coatings

4701 W. Augusta Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60651
T: 773-626-8888
www.thetreatment.com

Treatment Professional Coatings has been MANUFACTURING quality Sealants, Cleaners, Polishes, Waxes and Protective Coatings for the automotive industry for over 40 years. With recognized brands that are distributed worldwide, we have a proven track record for success. Our advanced automotive aftermarket coatings are formulated to meet a wide variety of specific needs. We MANUFACTURE many unique product formulations that include: Synthetic, Ceramic and Nano-scale technologies. Our Exterior – Interior Aftermarket Appearance Protection product warranties are underwritten by an “A” rated insurer, guaranteeing the performance of our products. We are a dedicated, experienced and reliable product MANUFACTURER who provides sales training for the finance, sales, and service departments, along with unique customer retention and satisfaction programs.

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United Development Systems (UDS)

17755 US Highway 19 North
Suite 100
Clearwater, FL 33764
T: 800-282-1154
www.udsdealerservices.com

United Development Systems, Inc. (UDS), an F&I Performance company headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, offers a complete F&I program including top-tier protection products and dedicated F&I Training and Development designed to ignite F&I operations of the franchised automobile dealer. For 35 years, UDS has served its F&I Performance program to dealerships nationally, ranking among the best for thirteen consecutive years via Dealer vote.

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Wise F&I

1670 Fenpark Drive
St. Louis, MO 63026
T: 800-849-1080
www.WiseFandI.com

Wise F&I has a long history of success in the automotive finance and insurance space, initially specializing in Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP) then expanding over the years to now include a full array of F&I products including: Appearance Care Service Contracts, Vehicle Service Contracts, Diminished Value Protection, Tire and Wheel Protection, Theft Deterrent Systems, Key Replacement and other voluntary protection products. Wise F&I branded products (GAPWise, WiseCARE, WiseTVP, WiseMVP, VALUEWise, TIREWise, THEFTWise, KEYWise) are marketed through independent agents to automotive dealers. Additionally, Wise F&I supports private label programs and strategic partnerships with automotive lenders and finance companies on both a national and regional basis. All products are fully compliant and underwritten by an A- rated (or better) insurance carrier.

Wise F&I also offers online capabilities through ONWise. ONWise is a contract administration platform providing electronic contract origination, remittance, cancellation quotes and reporting. ONWise brings efficiency and accuracy to the contracting process, and through DMS and menu integration, Wise F&I is expanding their reach.

Current ONWise Integration Partners: Darwin, Dealertrack Aftermarket Network, F&I Express, Fusion Menu, Maxim Trak, MenuSys, MenuVantage, OptionSoft, Reynold & Reynolds, SmartMenu and VisionMenu.

It is Wise F&I’s mission to emphasize program development, regulatory compliance, technological advancement, and operational efficiency in their business approach. With over 25 years in the industry, Wise F&I continues to dedicate themselves to building true, lasting partnerships. Learn more about Wise F&I by watching our company video: http://www.wisefandi.com/about/

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2018 Advisory Board

Randy Crisorio
President & CEO
United Development Systems
and Advisory Board Chair

Craig Almon 
Founding Partner
Pro Consulting, LLC

Matt Croak 
President
Wise F&I, LLC

Lyle King
Senior Vice President
NFP

Matt Nowicki
Vice President of Retail Software
IAS

Tom O’Neil
Brown & Brown of Ky., Inc.
dba O’Neil Financial Services Agency Inc.

Kurt Orcutt
President
Accelerated Service International 

Gil Van Over
Founder & President
gvo3 & Associates