Join us in Las Vegas for the Vehicle Finance Industry's Premier Event
Held in Conjunction with the NADA Show

February 12-14, 2020

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About the Conference 

Under the leadership of the AFSA Vehicle Finance Division, the Conference and Expo is the industry's premier event developed for and driven by members of the vehicle finance industry.

Join AFSA’s more than 100 members in the indirect auto financing business for a content-rich experience, engaging in strategic, thought-provoking discussions on issues affecting the industry.

Get up to speed in all aspects of vehicle finance – from the latest business trends and innovations to consumer demands and expectations and get a glimpse of our industry’s future enabled by our leading business partners at AFSA's expo of products and services.

Join AFSA members and our business partners for a singular event that maximizes networking opportunities in a world class setting for meetings and entertainment.


Featured Speakers  

Joy Falotico

President, The Lincoln Motor Company & Ford
Chief Marketing Officer

Frank Luntz

Pollster & Communications Expert

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Vehicle Finance Conference Schedule 

February 12-14, 2020


Tuesday, February 11
Law Committee Meeting (Committee members only) 
Women's Leadership Council (invitation only) 

  • Marilyn Sherman, Author & Motivational Speaker
  • Sherman is an expert at getting people out of their comfort zone and into a front-row seat in life. She is also the author of four motivational books including “Is There A Hole In Your Bucket List?”, “Whose Comfort Zone Are You In?”, “Why Settle for the Balcony, How to Get a Front-Row Seat in Life”, and “Front-Row Service”.

    Women's Leadership Council Reception/Dinner (invitation only)          
    Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Reception/Dinner (invitation only)          
    Law Committee Reception Dinner (Committee members only) 
    Wednesday, February 12
    Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Breakfast/Meeting (invitation only)          
    AWARE Board Meeting (invitation only)
    Law Committee Meeting (committee members only) 
    Vehicle Finance Credit Risk Committee (committee members only)
    Vehicle Finance Board/IN Auto Finance Executives Group/Vehicle Finance Credit Risk Cmte Joint Luncheon (invitation only) 
    Vehicle Finance Division Board 
    General Session | Is China in the Driver's Seat?  
    Ongoing trade negotiations, slowing economic growth, and complex internal political challenges keep the world’s largest developing consumer marketplace center stage. How will this impact the auto financing industry?

  • Michael Dunne, CEO, ZoZo Go Automotive
  • 5:30-7:30pm
    "Welcome to Las Vegas" Reception with Exhibitors 
     Vehicle Finance Advisory Board Reception/Dinner (invitation only)         
    Thursday, February 13

    Breakfast with Exhibitors          
    Refreshments with Exhibitors          
    General Session | Technology: Data Driven Decision Making          

  • Chisoo Lyons, Global Analytic Ventures, FICO
  • 12:15-1:15pm
    Luncheon in the Exhibitors' Marketplace 
    State Government Affairs Committee (AFSA members only
    Refreshments with Exhibitors 
    General Session | Under the Hood: Understanding Cyber Risks
    You might be knowledgable enough to change the oil in your car, but are you able to get under the hood of your business and understand cyber security risks?

  • Mingyan Liu, PhD, Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Julie May, Vice President, Cybersecurity Product Management, FICO
  • 4:25-5:00pm
    General Session | Data Privacy

  • Tami Dokken, Chief Data Privacy Officer, World Bank
  • 5:00-5:45pm
    General Session | Auto Evolution in a Data Driven World: The Transformation of Mobility
    Electrification, autonomous, and ride share – oh my! Join us as we discuss the impact of vehicle technology, digitization of banking, and changing customer experience demands on our industry. We’ll explore what is already being seen in the marketplace, what is yet to come, and how the most progressive auto finance companies are making “no-regret” moves today to prepare for tomorrow.

  • Klaus Entenmann, Senior Advisor to Deloitte, and former President & CEO of Daimler FInancial Services AG
  • Sebastian Pfeifle, Partner, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Robert Shaw, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • 5:45-7:00pm
     Reception with Exhibitors
    Friday, February 14

    Breakfast with Exhibitors          
    General Session | AFSA-NADA Chairman Exchange
    Two industry leaders will discuss the opportunities and challenges in the coming year.


  • Chuck Jones, Chief Operating Officer, Truist Dealer Financial Services
  • Rhett Ricart, President & CEO, Ricart Automotive Group
  • 8:20-9:00am
    General Session | The Whole Lot: Challenges and Opportunities for Dealers
    With the rapidly changing marketplace, how are dealers positioned for the near and long term? Are there new products and services which will change the business model? How will technology change the way Dealers operate?


  • Tony Allison, Partner, Crowe LLP
  • Patrick Manzi, Chief Economist, NADA
  • Cliff Banks, President, The Banks Report
  • 9:00-9:45am
    General Session: Fintech: How is the Lender Marketplace Adapting? 


  • Frank McKenna, Chief Strategist, PointPredictive
  • Glenn Munro, Strategic Advisor, Lightico
  • Todd Phillips, Senior Director, Decision Dynamics
  • Marc Womack, COO, TD Auto Finance
  • 9:45-10:45am
    General Session | The CEO Perspective
    CEOs of major auto finance sources will discuss how they are partnering with their dealer customers to address consumer needs while confronting economic, political and marketplace uncertainties.
    Charlie Vogelheim, Automotive Industry Journalist/Analyst


  • David Hollodick, Senior Vice President, Bank of America Dealer Financial Services
  • Kristin Karwat, Chief Executive Officer, Gateway Financial Solutions
  • Mark Templin, President & CEO, Toyota Financial Services
  • Ross Williams, President & CEO, Hyundai Capital America
  • 11:00-2:00pm
    ORCC Meeting           
    Vehicle Commercial Credit Committee Luncheon (invitation only)          


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