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John Tabar

John Tabar

Director of Training
United Development Systems (UDS)

Prior to joining United Development Systems as Director of Training in 2017, John has spent the past 30+ years dedicated to the automotive retail business. John worked for 16 years in the dealership environment before becoming a trainer for a fortune 300 integrated insurance company utilizing his dealership experience to train and develop dealership personnel throughout the United States. He went on to become Vice President of Business Development for that same company working with dealers, dealer groups, third party administrators, manufacturers and other insurance companies throughout the Americas. Additionally, John enjoyed several years as a partner in a large Harley- Davidson franchise. Today, John directs all training programs for UDS – Ranked 13 consecutive years as a top F&I Training company in America by Dealer vote, as well as a top Compliance provider.

Professional Accomplishments Include:

  • Experienced in International product development and compliance
  • Authored curriculum for variable and fixed dealership operations training in the
    auto, powersports and RV industries
  • Development of a multicultural industry-specific learning management system.
  • Routine content Contributor for various industry publications
  • Anchor of ‘F&I Tip of the Week’ for F&I and Showroom and Auto Dealer Today
  • Speaker for various associations, conferences, conventions and organizations

John has spent most of his professional life doing what he loves; working with individuals, groups and companies to develop training and processes aimed at achieving their peak potential.

2018 Advisory Board

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

Craig Almon 
Founding Partner
Pro Consulting, LLC

Matt Croak 
Wise F&I, LLC

Lyle King
Senior Vice President

Matt Nowicki
Vice President of Retail Software

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

Kurt Orcutt
Accelerated Service International 

Gil Van Over
Founder & President
gvo3 & Associates