Texas Compliance Summit Full Program

Monday, November 16th 2015
8:00am – 6:30pm Registration Open

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5:10pm – 5:30pm Welcome Address

Dealer Beware

Veteran agent Randy Crisorio will provide a review of past and ongoing regulatory activity taken against dealers throughout the U.S., laying the foundation of need for dealers to take proactive measures to protect their financial interests.

Speaker

  • Randall R. Crisorio, President and CEO, United Development Systems, Inc.
5:30pm – 7:00pm Welcome Reception

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Tuesday, November 17th 2015
7:00am – 6:30pm Registration Open

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8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast in the Atrium

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9:00am – 9:55am Opening Keynote

The Coming Death of Disparate Impact in Auto Finance: Making the System Work for You

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has used the legal theory of disparate impact to attack dealer markup and punish auto finance sources. Recent challenges in court and internal CFPB memos have raised doubts about its credibility. Randy Henrick will cast a skeptical eye on the theory and help dealers prepare for its imminent demise.

Speaker

  • Randy Henrick, Associate General Counsel, Dealertrack Technologies

Rules and Regulations

10:00am – 10:50am Featured Presentation  

Regulations: Where Past is Prologue

Attorney and compliance expert Aaron Lunt will reframe the discussion about the current regulatory climate to demonstrate that compliance is not a hot topic but an ongoing concern. Learn how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) fits into the bigger picture and how dealers can maximize production while building processes that will stand the test of time.

Speaker

  • Aaron E. Lunt, Assistant General Counsel and Head of Regulatory Affairs, The Warranty Group
10:50am – 11:10am Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

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11:10am – 12:00pm Panel Session  

Knowledge is Power

This esteemed panel will explore the letter and spirit of the laws that govern vehicle sales and dealer-arranged financing and how dealers, product providers and finance companies are responding.

Moderator

  • James Ganther, President, Mosaic Compliance Services

Panelists

  • David Engelman, CEO, SMART Payment Plan
  • Robert Steenbergh, President and CEO, US Equity Advantage
  • Joshua Sonnier, Director of Development and Compliance, American Financial and Automotive Services
12:00pm – 1:30pm Featured Luncheon Presentation

Advertising, Big Data and Factory Relations

Karen Phillips and TADA have helped Texas dealers face a long list of issues, challenges and threats in times of uncertainty as well as prosperity. In her featured luncheon presentation, Phillips will reflect on her experience and offer insights on such topics as truth in advertising, the security and sharing of data and how recalls affect relationships between dealers and manufacturers.

Speaker

  • Karen Phillips, General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Texas Automobile Dealers Association (TADA)

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Your Responsibilities

1:40pm – 2:30pm Featured Presentation

What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt you!

Dealers face a litany of rules, regulations and guidelines that affects every aspect of their operations. Join top trainer and compliance expert Rich Moore as he uncovers critical flaws in the sales and F&I process as well as digital communications — including social media — for which every dealership executive and manager is responsible and ignorance is not an excuse.

Speaker

  • Richard Moore, Director of Training, Protective Asset Protection
2:35pm – 3:30pm Panel Session

Leadership, Teamwork and Accountability

Properly positioning a dealership to contend with an increasingly complex regulatory environment requires buy-in from ownership and management, education for staffers and, at times, help from outside experts.

Moderator

  • Tariq Kamal, Managing Editor, Auto Dealer Monthly

Panelists

  • Sean Hudspeth, Director of HR & Risk Management, Davis-Moore Auto Group
  • Dena Moore, Finance Manager, Davis-Moore Auto Group
  • Marla Rhen, Vice President and Compliance Officer, Gunn Auto Group
3:30pm – 3:40pm Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

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Easy-to-Implement Processes and Controls

3:40pm – 4:30pm Featured Presentation

Knowledge of the Law Keeps You Out of Trouble and Closes Deals

AFIP’s David Robertson brings the experience of certifying countless F&I professionals to his presentation on the need for and utility of front-end compliance in protecting your dealership and ensuring the flawless completion of every transaction.

Speaker

  • David Robertson, Executive Director, AFIP
4:35pm – 5:30pm Panel Session

Where the Rubber Meets the Road

This esteemed panel will lay out simple, actionable solutions dealers and managers can use to create a plan for sustainable front-end compliance for their operations.

Moderator

  • Brian Crisorio, Vice President of Marketing, United Development Systems Inc.

Panelists

  • Karen Klees, Certified Consumer Credit Compliance Specialist, EFG Companies
  • Alessandro Meloni, Finance Manager, Transwest Buick GMC Isuzu
  • Brian Reed, President and CEO, F&I Express

Is It Compliant?

5:35pm – 6:30pm Panel Session

Q&A With Compliance Summit Speakers

The conference ends with an open-forum discussion that will give attendees the opportunity to challenge Compliance Summit speakers with questions and concerns specific to their operations, markets and personnel.

Moderator

  • Robert Harkins, Vice President of Training, American Guardian Warranty Services (AGWS)

Panelists

  • Randy Henrick, Associate General Counsel, Dealertrack Technologies
  • Karen Klees, Certified Consumer Credit Compliance Specialist, EFG Companies
  • Alessandro Meloni, Finance Manager, Transwest Buick GMC Isuzu
  • Marla Rhen, Vice President and Compliance Officer, Gunn Auto Group
  • David Robertson, Executive Director, AFIP
2017 Conference Team

Conference Management

David Gesualdo
Group Publisher and Show Chair
727-947-4027
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Kate Spatafora
Associate Publisher, MG Business Media
631-561-7586
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Registration & Sponsorship Fulfillment

Allison Delmonico
Executive Assistant, MG Business Media
(727) 480-8979
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Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales

Eric Gesualdo
National Sales Manager, MG Business Media
727-612-8826
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