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Kevin Jacobs

Kevin Jacobs

Director of Training
Safe-Guard Products International

Kevin began his automobile career 30 years ago as a salesperson in Southern California. He has held various management positions in dealerships from Portland, Ore., to Atlanta.

In September of 2000, Jacobs took over as the regional account manager in the Northwest for Allstate Dealer Services on their Nissan Project. Under his leadership,

the region’s average monthly premium more than doubled. He was then promoted to national training manager, where he was responsible for all aspects of agency, dealership and employee Training. In 2011, he founded Alaco Enterprises, a dealership development company that provided training for all departments within the dealership. Jacobs has trained thousands of F&I managers, sales managers, and salespeople across the country.

In March of 2015 Jacobs joined Safe-Guard Products International as national training manager and was eventually promoted to di- rector of training, the position that he holds today. At Safe-Guard, he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of training from facilitating the company’s multiday F&I certification courses to working on launching Safe-Guard’s on-demand training portal that will be utilized by all of their partners.

Jacobs has been a featured speaker at industry events for Honda Financial Services, Nissan Motor Acceptance, DealerTrack, Nissan of North America and Hyundai Motor Finance. He was the master of ceremonies at consecutive Vehicle Service Contract Administrators Conferences, the precursor to P&A Leadership Summit, and has participated in Industry Summit as either a presenter or panelist for a number of years.

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