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CEO and Founder, SpringboardAuto SpringboardAuto is a digital retail company that is revolutionizing the automotive fintech space. SpringboardAuto’s mobile-friendly, auto finance solution simplifies a secure online transaction for customers, dealerships and private sellers. As an automotive finance innovator and veteran, Landy has founded and served as CEO of multiple companies including CarFinance Capital, RoadLoans.com, one of the first online auto finance companies, and Triad Financial Corporation, a consumer vehicle loan and lease origination company that was sold to Ford Motor Credit and later a consortium of private equity investors. Jim also served as President / CEO of Fireside Bank, a California state chartered bank.
online financing

Online Financing – Why Customers Like it, and Why They Reward Dealerships When They...

It doesn’t take a survey to prove that today’s consumers want to do everything online. From food to furniture, houses and cars, shoppers like...
vehicle loans

How to Handle Vehicle Loans at the Dealership

Like it or hate it, 2017 will go down as one of the oddest automotive years on record. It was a down year, stubbornly...
interview

How to Interview a Job Candidate

Have you ever hired someone only to be disappointed with their performance? If so, you may have only yourself to blame. Good talent is...
Trump

Trump Pushes for 25% Tariffs On All Foreign Vehicles

In another push for fair trade, President Donald Trump is encouraging his team to “slap 25 percent tariffs on foreign cars” as a part...
ridesharing

How Ridesharing Impacts the Automotive Landscape

In 2011, ridesharing appeared on the transportation radar. The service platform was quickly recognized as a disruptor, and it has experienced tremendous growth and...
Market-Based Strategiesvideo

Applying Successful Market-Based Strategies For Profitable Returns on New and Used Cars

Is your car dealership spending money on marketing to make money on investments? Brian Finkelmeyer, Director of Conquest at vAuto, chats with Jeremy Beaver, Chief...
Vehicle Salesvideo

“Supply and Demand Challenges Suggest A Decline in Vehicle Sales Moving Forward” – Jonathan...

The SAAR is once again at around 17 million, however, Trumps's tariff and the sudden hike in interest rates may have a negative impact...

Moments of Truth

Moments of truth define you as a salesperson. The way you handle certain things the customer throws at you has a direct effect on...

Doing More With Your Website Visitors

On this week's episode of Auto Marketing Now, Brian Pasch talks about using data sources to understand who is visiting your website and how...

Wasted Dollars in Your Service Lounge

People live at a faster pace nowadays. How time feels to someone is relative to what their priorities are at any moment. On this...

Follow-Up Calls

On this week's episode of the Tom Stuker Show, Tom goes over the 3-day follow-up call as well as pre/post-CSI scripts and pre/post-service scripts.