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Dealer and customer service focused and analytical credit expert with over 31 years of experience. Skilled verbal and written communicator with a proven record of building critical partnerships with lending institutions and other associates. Strong professional dedicated to excellence and attention to detail. Demonstrated success in problem solving and negotiation. Proficient in adapting to new policies as the business climate changes.
Strong Work Ethic- Leader-Problem Solver-Bilingual (English & Spanish) – Critical Thinker-Effective Time Manager-Handle Pressure-Adaptable
Dulles Motor Cars
Responsible for ensuring that all deal structures and documents were complete for funding purposes. Collaborated with lending institutions to effectively clear over $8 million in Contracts in Transit. Consistently managed and maintained total contracts funded, profitability and overall contract management. Managed and maintained the 210 Schedules.
Cherner Brothers Auto Brokers
Finance Director/Sales Manager
Managed the sale of vehicles, arranged financing and rapidly obtained tags and titles. Responsible for developing relationships with new financial institutions and maintaining superior relationships with established lenders. Increased total profitability of the dealership and units sold.
Finance Director/New Car Manager
Developed and maintained solid relationships with financial institutions, increased application approvals and decreased the time required to obtain funding. Responsible for hiring, training and managing both sales and finance personnel. Effectively closed deals for sales personnel and ensured the deals were properly structured for the finance department.
1990 – 2017
Worked in various dealerships learning and applying the skills required to handle all the responsibilities mentioned above.
ELON UNIVERSITY 1982-1986, RESOURSE AUTOMOTIVE GROUP 2009-Finance School, AFIP Certification
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