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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...
print advertising

Is There Still Value in Print Advertising?

We’re well into the 21st century at this point, leading many to believe it’s time to ditch traditional print advertising. In this technology-fueled era,...
year end

A Great Beginning Can Influence A Great Year End!

Grow Your Service Sales Business by having a Strong year end and getting off to a great start in the new year! What can we...
health care

What Incentives Do Your Employees Want the Most?

For the most part, dealership employees want what any employee wants: security. Along with a paycheck, your dealership provides a safety net for employees...
study

Four Automotive Research Reports You Should Be Reading For 2019

It is no secret that there is a substantial amount of market information out there, especially concerning the automotive industry. There is always a...
electric vehicles

Two Standard Oil Companies to Usher in an Age of Electric Vehicles

If you’ve been on the fence about introducing Electric Vehicles (EVs) to your customers, now is the perfect time to get on board. Previously,...

Proven Menu Selling Techniques

 On today's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek discusses how over-complicated menu selling can be detrimental to your success, and how being consistent and...

Selling in the Service Drive

On this week's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis tells you how you can sell more vehicles by selling to customers who dropped off...

Become Your Own “One-A-Day Vitamin”

Become your own "One-A-Day Vitamin" by finding the things that move you forward every day on this week's Saturday Morning Sales Meeting with Mark...

The Power of the First Impression

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis and Associates talks about the meet and greet in the service...