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Arroyo to Chair Agent Summit Advisory Board

LAS VEGAS — Organizers of the first annual Agent Summit have announced that Gregory Arroyo, executive editor of F&I and Showroom magazine, has agreed to serve as advisory board chair for the event, which is scheduled for March 8–9 at the Las Vegas Hilton.

“A conference geared toward the general agent segment is long overdue, and I’m proud the magazines have taken a lead role in making the Agent Summit a reality,” Arroyo said. “We’ve assembled an all-star team for our advisory board. I look forward to working with each member to develop an agenda that not only touches on the industry’s hot-button issues, but also will provide attendees with information and training to better serve their dealer customers.”

The board will convene in the New Year to determine the content of Agent Summit 2011, the industry’s first agents-only event. Members of the board include:

• Stephen Amos, GSFSGroup

• Paul Budvitis, EFG Companies

• Bob Corbin, Innovative Aftermarket Systems

• Randy Crisorio, United Development Systems

• David Duncan, Safe-Guard Products

• Johnny Garlich, Heart Dealer Financial Services

• Gregg Lindo, Resources Management Group

• Ron Martin, The Vision of F&I

• Ron Reahard, Reahard & Associates

• Charlie Robinson, Resource Automotive

• Glen Tuscan, Dealer Commitment Services

• Steve Veldkamp, Great Lakes Companies