TORRANCE, Calif. — F&I and Showroom will name the winner of its coveted F&I Dealer of the Year award this Thursday, Sept. 10, at Industry Summit in Las Vegas. The winner will be selected from this year’s field of F&I Pacesetters. 

Profiles of each F&I Pacesetter will appear in the September 2015 issue of F&I and Showroom magazine. Each winner will be sending a representative to the Paris Las Vegas for the magazine’s Industry Summit, where one of them will be named the 2015 F&I Dealer of the Year.

“We have a group of F&I Pacesetter this year,” said Gregory Arroyo, editorial director of F&I and Showroom. “Each of them boasts active management teams, pay plans that balance performance with customer satisfaction and multilayered compliance procedures.”

Sponsored by The Warranty Group and Resource Dealer Group, the F&I Dealer of the Year award is handed out annually to a dealership or dealer group with a highly profitable F&I department that demonstrates a commitment to regulatory compliance. This year’s winner will be announced on Thursday, Sept. 10, at 4:30 inside the Paris Las Vegas’s Champagne Ballroom.

Past winners of the F&I Dealer of the Year award include Vaden Automotive Group, Serpentini Chevrolet of Strongsville, Lithia Motors Inc., Riverside Auto Group, The Suburban Collection, and Tuttle-Click Automotive Group.

The following are this year’s F&I Pacesetters:

Davis-Moore Automotive Inc., Wichita, Kan.

Baierl Automotive, Wexford, Pa.

Johnson Automotive, Raleigh, N.C.

Kelley Automotive Group, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Reed Nissan, Orlando, Fla.

Industry Summit includes the F&I, Special Finance, Used Vehicle Retailing and Dealership Sales & Technology educational program. For more information or to register, click here.


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