Texas Full Agenda 2017

Sunday, September 10th, 2017
6:00pm – 7:30pm Welcome Reception and Badge Pick Up

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Monday, September 11th, 2017
7:30am – 7:30pm Registration Open
8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast with Sponsors

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9:05am – 10:00am Opening Keynote


  • John Vecchioni, National Trainer, American Financial & Automotive Services
10:00am – 10:30am Networking Break

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Rules and Regulations

10:35am – 11:30am Featured Presentation

A Conversation with Gil Van Over


  • Tariq Kamal, Managing Editor, F&I and Showroom and ADT
  • Gil Van Over, Founder and President, gvo3 & Associates
11:35am – 12:30pm Panel Session

The Front Line: Vitamin “C”ompliance


  • Michael Tuno, Founder & President, ARMD Resource Group

Your Responsibilities

12:30pm – 2:00pm Featured Luncheon Presentation

Building a Compliant eDealership

Join dealership trainer, consultant and compliance expert Gil Van Over for this special luncheon presentation devoted to maintaining compliant sales and F&I processes while embracing the electronic dealership concept. As econtracting and emarketing take hold, dealers and compliance officers face new risks. Learn how to defeat identity thieves and protect your customers’ nonpublic personal information, digitize documents while satisfying your state’s archaic “blue ink” standards, properly manage your websites and social media accounts, and much more.


  • Gil Van Over, Founder & President, gvo3 and Associates

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2:05pm – 3:00pm Panel Session

Management, Leadership and Accountability


  • Tariq Kamal, Managing Editor, Auto Dealer Today

Easy-to-Implement Processes and Controls

3:05pm – 4:00pm Featured Presentation

The Future of Compliance


  • Michael Tuno, President, World Class Dealer Services, Inc.
4:00pm – 4:30pm Networking Break

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4:35pm – 5:30pm Panel Session

Common Sense for Dealership Compliance

All day long, you’ve taken in enormous amounts of information surrounding the importance of compliance and implementing compliance procedures. But, do you feel left in the dark about what those applicable procedures should be? In this session, we will break down the legalese surrounding compliance to provide you with actionable information for immediate impact to your dealership. Participants will engage in a frank discussion surrounding those principles with compliance experts and finance directors with significant and profitable results from implementing compliance procedures within dealership operations. Come receive simple steps you can begin implementing today to get your dealership on the path to profitable compliance and keep it there.


  • Steve Roennau, Vice President of Compliance, EFG Companies


  • Tiger Lester, Regional Finance Director, Group 1 Automotive
  • Sam Levin, Finance Director, Nyle Maxwell Family of Dealerships
  • Shaun Petersen, Senior Vice President of Legal and Government Affairs, National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA)

Is It Compliant?

5:35pm – 6:30pm Roundtable

Q&A With Compliance Summit Speakers


  • Bob Harkins
6:30pm – 7:30pm Evening Reception
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
8:00am – 8:30am  Breakfast

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8:30am – 10:30am ACE Certification Test Review
10:35am – 12:00pm ACE Certification Testing
12:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch & Featured Presentation

Regulators’ Grim View of Ancillary Products

There is a close correlation between the value accorded to consumer products and services by regulators and their willingness to prosecute those cases. Ancillary products for vehicles are, unfortunately, not favored products by the regulating community.  Consequently, ancillary product providers and dealers will be subjected to greater scrutiny since they are higher on the target list of these regulators.  What are the key targeted issues providers and dealers should address so they can avoid potential liability?  What can be done?


  • Terrence O’Loughlin, Director of Compliance, Reynolds & Reynolds
2018 Conference Team

Conference Management

David Gesualdo
Group Publisher and Show Chair
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Kate Spatafora
Associate Publisher, MG Business Media
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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
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