Auto Finance Accelerate 2020 unveils slate of speakers from GMF, Santander, Volvo, TFS

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Auto Finance News is proud to welcome a slate of diverse speakers to this year’s spring event, Auto Finance Accelerate 2020, to be held March 9-11 at the Omni San Diego.

The speaker faculty is quickly expanding with the addition of several top captives and banks.

GM Financial’s Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Digital Officer Will Stacy will kick off the Auto Finance Sales & Marketing Summit on March 9, with a discussion that will delve into strategies for establishing a clear path forward when presenting your value proposition to customers.

Stacy’s fireside chat will be followed by sessions featuring executives from Westlake Financial Services, Tricolor, Costco Auto Program, US Bank, and Wells Fargo.

Additionally, the Sales & Marketing Summit’s speaker faculty includes executives from Golden 1 Credit Union, Pentagon Federal Credit Union, BBVA and Axos Bank over the course of two days.

The event will feature sessions that explore analytics-based marketing strategies, new thinking on social media marketing and best practices for keeping customers loyal.

Day 2 will kick off the Auto Finance Innovation Summit — the industry event focused on today’s technology and tomorrow’s innovation-driven opportunities, held March 10-11. Toyota Financial Services’ Chief Information Officer Vipin Gupta, will participate in a fireside chat. Gupta was appointed chief information officer at the captive — which boasts a $92 billion portfolio — in 2018. In his role, Gupta leads all aspects of digital transformation and information technology to transform, grow and expand the business of TFS.

Additionally, innovative execs from Santander Consumer USA and Volvo Financial Services will share their thought leadership. The Innovation Summit’s speaker faculty also features execs from L Marks, Drive Informed, Oportun, PwC, and Farm Bureau Bank.

The Innovation Summit will also feature the DEMOvation Challenge, an opportunity for innovative startups to give a live demonstrate to attendees.

For the full lineup of speakers, check out the speaker faculty here.

Auto Finance Accelerate is an event series designed to explore every facet of auto finance business operations. Throughout the week, participants will experience three days of imperative content and unparalleled networking.

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