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Ryan Hoff
Aug 21

Irvine, Calif., August 21, 2017 – SouthWest Dealer Services (SWDS), a leading full-service provider of automobile security and tracking devices, finance and insurance (F&I) products and related training services to U.S. automobile dealerships, has acquired Evergreen Dealer & Insurance Services (Evergreen), a consultative firm specializing in F&I based in Spokane, WA.

Jul 10

July 10, 2016 - Bundling and "hassle-free" coverage, SouthWest sales chief Larry Pomarico said, will be the key to selling products to customers with long-term financing. Many of his F&I manager clients give customers a visual presentation of their ownership cycle over five to seven years. Pictured: SouthWest Dealer Services sales rep Matt Bitler works with Val Schaeffer, business manager for Phil Long Dealerships in Colorado Springs, Colo

Vernon Leake
Jun 13

Irvine, CA, June 14, 2016 – SouthWest Dealer Services (SWDS) announced today that SWDS Holdings’ board of directors appointed Vernon Leake Chief Executive Officer. Leake succeeds Eric Hamann, who will now serve as President of SouthWest Dealer Services.

“Vernon and I have worked together for several years. He is an exceptional leader and has the skill set needed to lead the company as we continue to grow SouthWest, both organically and through strategic acquisitions,” said Ken Shubin Stein, CEO and Chairman of Spencer Capital Holdings, parent company of SWDS.