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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...
tariff

Escalating Tariff Threats Still Loom Over U.S.-China Trade Deal

Last week, President Donald Trump fulfilled his promise of raising tariffs on China from 10% to 25% on about $200 billion of Chinese goods....
wholesalevideo

What an Increased Demand in Used Vehicles Means for Your Dealership’s Wholesale Acquisition Strategy...

It’s no secret to anyone that vehicle affordability issues continue to arise, and that means more customers are looking to purchase used cars. Here...
promote

Promote Within or Hire from the Outside: Pros and Cons

Hiring new employees and promoting others within an organization is important no matter what level they are at, but extra consideration should be given...
recon

The Economic Facts for Automated Recon

Dialing in your recon processes to a three-to-five-day time to line (T2L) turnaround is like making money. In fact, it is about making money...
Facebook

Facebook Launches Two New Marketing Tools to Help Dealers

For years, Facebook has recognized the impact and influence it has on the interactions between car dealers and potential car buyers. The social media...

Having the Willingness to Win

The retail auto industry can often times feel like a race. Sometimes we're racing against coworkers or the competition, while other times we're racing...

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...

April’s Kerrigan Report Reveals Auto Retailers Continue to Grow Despite Flat...

Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Bridget Fitzpatrick and Erin Kerrigan, managing director for Kerrigan Advisors. April's Kerrigan Report tackles higher valuations...

Make This Saturday a Day of Success

Being confident in yourself can make all the difference when it comes to selling a car. Turn today into a powerful day of success...