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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...
peak

How to Take Advantage of the Peak Season Sales

Like most sectors, the automotive industry has its cycles. Generally, those selling cars can expect slumps in the winter and summer, with things picking...
revenue streamsvideo

Creative Revenue Streams You May Want to Consider at Your Dealership – Trevor Gile,...

Bringing in-house revenue streams that your dealership would traditionally outsource could be the difference between a thriving business and one just making the cut,...
distractions

The Most Common Dealership Workplace Distractions and How to Avoid Them

Getting distracted at work regardless of the job is an extremely common occurrence, but it can have consequences and affect business. Of course, basic...
open rate

How To Get A Better Open Rate By Using Email Campaigns

Chances are that your dealership utilizes email campaigns. Why wouldn’t you? It’s a viable option for many businesses. Some might even measure the success...
data

What is Your Customer Data Worth?

Today, most dealers spend heavily on purchased media—both traditional and digital—not because they want to, but because they have no other way to reach...

How You Should View Your Customers

 On this week's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis talks about how you should view your customers and how you should treat everyone you...

Make This a Transformational Day

Do what you can to make everyone and everything around you better. Rob Shallenberger is inviting you to make today a transformational day on...

Are You Using Menu Selling for Compliance?

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek asks the question, "Are you using menu selling for compliance?" and goes over other ways...

Competitive Analysis

 Many times you can't see the picture behind the frame. We often get caught up in our own dealership bubble and can't see past...