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Digital Customer Experience Takes Center Stage at Auto Finance Sales & Marketing Summit

Distinguished executives from USAA Bank and are set to discuss best practices for optimizing the digital lending experience at the Auto Finance Sales & Marketing Summit during a session entitled “Delivering the Digital Customer Experience.” The discussion will take place Monday, May 13, at 4:00 p.m. PT at the Omni San Diego. The panel […]

Executives to Discuss IT Challenges at Auto Finance Innovation Summit

Three distinguished executives from U.S. Bank,, and Tricolor Auto Group are set to discuss the challenges of information technology at the 4th annual Auto Finance Innovation Summit during a session entitled “Solving Your Biggest Information Technology Challenges.” The discussion will take place on Tuesday, May 14, at 9:45 a.m. PT at the Omni San […] Seeks Lenders for Launch of Advisory Council

Online platform is developing a lender advisory council to onboard more financial institutions across the credit spectrum, recently appointed Chief Technology Officer, Doug Nottage, told Auto Finance News. Nottage was brought on to earlier this month and came up with the idea of the council just a week into his new role. “We […]

Flagship to Add Lenders, Customization Options on is building a platform for its lender partners to “build their own” portals on the website, chief executive Craig Hewitt told Auto Finance News. The new offering from will allow its lender partners to pick and choose the financial products they offer through the portal, Hewitt said. “We’re designed to be the consumer landing […] to Separate From Flagship Credit, Onboard More Lenders, the online direct lending unit of Flagship Credit Acceptance, is building its lender network, auto loan products, and white-label services as it looks to spin out from the parent company to become fully independent “in the near future,” newly appointed Chief Executive of Craig Hewitt told Auto Finance News. “[Flagship] understood that the […]

Flagship Credit Names First CEO

Flagship Credit Acceptance has announced the appointment of the first dedicated CEO of its direct lending arm, the company announced in a press release this week.   Craig Hewitt began leading the lender’s fintech arm on July 16, bringing 25 years of auto finance experience to the company. Most recently, he held the role […]
  • William Hoffman
  • July 18, 2018
  • Strategy