F&I Innovator of the Year Competition
This Week's Videos

Meet the Students
  • Alec Bond
    Lindin, MI

  • Alexander Rogers
    Lancaster, PA

  • Ali Nasrallah
    Dearborn, MI

  • Amanda Pokriefka
    Midland, MI

  • Charles Elledge
    Coal City, IL

  • Charles Wheatley
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

  • Cody Davidson
    Green Bay, WI

  • Harrison Ervin
    Chesaning, MI

  • Harry Collins
    Franklinville, NJ

  • Houston Huff
    Tucson, AZ

  • James Skop
    Petoskey, MI

  • Kendra Taylor
    Flushing, MI

  • Lucas Myre
    Austin, TX

  • Mark Ruhle
    Royal Oak, MI

  • Molly Arnold
    Lowell, IN

  • Tori Mason
    Detroit, MI

  • Zachary Peters
    Pinckney, MI

  • Zach Luchenbill
    Philadelphia, PA

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Meet the F&I Mentors

Ben Hagan

Caleb Hargreaves

Craig Drew

Dena Moore

Greg Grimes

Sam Levin

Bob Moore
Auto Group

Auto Group

Central Main Motors
Auto Group

Auto Group

Auto Group

Nyle Maxwell
Auto Group

Meet the Expert Judges
  • Alvin Heggs
    Superstition Springs Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram

  • Kurt Hornung
    AutoNation, Inc.

  • John Kane
    Empire Dealer Services

  • Tiger Lester
    Group 1 Automotive

  • Anthony Patterson
    Patterson Auto Group

  • Claudia Sands
    Penske Automotive Group

  • Fernando Somoza
    Central Houston Cadillac
    Central Houston Nissan
    Baytown Nissan

  • John Stephens
    EFG Companies

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EFG Companies and Northwood University Announce F&I Innovator of the Year Competition Winner
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