AutoPayPlus Taps Agent Advisory Council for 2022-23
Group convened in Orlando to discuss how to help dealerships thrive in a challenging automotive marketplace
ORLANDO, Fla. (December 15, 2022) – AutoPayPlus has tapped five experienced automotive agents to serve on its 2022-23 Agent Advisory Council. The group recently convened to discuss the market challenges dealerships will face in the coming year and learn more about how AutoPayPlus can support agents in helping their dealers compete and succeed in the marketplace.
Members of the 2022-23 Agent Advisory Council are:
- Kevin Daley, owner, Daley Care Management in Massachusetts
- Nate Himsel, president, Pivotal Solutions in Indiana
- Jon Leino, president, J Michael Holdings in Florida
- Bob McKinney, owner, Paragon Dealer Services in Alabama
- Alan Miller, advisor/consultant, Paragon Dealer Services in Alabama
The AAC’s inaugural meeting took place in Orlando, Florida at the historic Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Florida, originally owned by Arnold Palmer and home to the Arnold Palmer Invitational tournament on the PGA Tour. Activities included onsite council meetings, a visit to AutoPayPlus’ headquarters to tour the departments that support the company’s best-in-class servicing model and customer experience, and an afternoon golf outing with PGA TOUR professional golfer and AutoPayPlus ambassador D.A. Points.
“In addition to providing the council with an in-depth update of our full suite of capabilities, we also valued their input on the development of future product ideas,” said AutoPayPlus CEO Robert M. Steenbergh. “In fact, we have already begun moving forward with several initiatives based on their feedback.”
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Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, AutoPayPlus is an industry leader in automated biweekly and early loan payoff services for automotive, RV, boat, home and student loans. A seven-time Dealers Choice Diamond Award-winning biweekly loan payment service, AutoPayPlus helps members budget better by matching their loan payments to how they are paid; all while offering them credit protection and avoiding late payment fees. The company also offers dealerships AutoPay+PERKS, an industry-first fintech solution for increasing profits from customer-pay service and boosting customer retention by combining the company’s biweekly loan payment service with the added advantage of a Mastercard debit card at no additional cost to the customer or dealer. For more information, visit www.AutoPayPlus.com.