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PALS 2017: Early Bird Ends This Week

DALLAS — Organizers of the annual P&A Leadership Summit have announced that the $100 early-bird registration discount for the 2017 event will expire this Friday, Aug. 18, at midnight. The two-day conference begins Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas, near Dallas.

“Thank you to everyone who has already registered, and thank you to our advisory board and speakers for building the most compelling agenda yet for our fifth annual P&A Leadership Summit,” said David Gesualdo, show chair and publisher of P&A magazine. “I encourage anyone who is serious about our industry and our future in it to get the early-bird price and get ready for an unforgettable event.”

This year’s event will feature a variety of sessions including a MaximTrak-sponsored opening keynote address from former NBA player-turned-motivational speaker Walter Bond, a presentation emphasizing the importance of lenders and product providers working together for each other’s benefit made by Brian Reed, president of F&I Express, and a presentation by Digital Air Strike’s CEO and co-founder, Alexi Venneri, on managing your company’s reputation in today’s digital environment, and much more.

To register for the 2017 P&A Leadership Summit, click here. To inquire about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, contact David Gesualdo via email hidden; JavaScript is required or at 727-947-4027.

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2017 Advisory Board

David Trinder 
CEO, F&I Administration Solutions and Advisory Board Chair

Brent Allen
President, StoneEagle Insurance Systems

Jimmy Atkinson 
President/CEO, AUL Corp 

Robert Berger Jr.
Executive Vice President & Director of Operations, Wise F&I

Bob Corbin
President and CEO, IAS

Ron Greer
Vice President of Provider Services, Open Dealer Exchange, LLC

Kristen Gruber
President, Dealers Assurance Company

Lori Hallissey
Chief Operating Officer, Portfolio Reinsurance Services

Arden Hetland
President, American Financial and Automotive Services

Daniel Lievrouw
VP of Operations & I.T., American Guardian Warranty Services, Inc.

Adam Pope
President, Warranty Solutions

Kelly Price
CEO, NAE NWAN

Mitch Rand
President, C&K Auto Parts, WIS Inspections

Tony Wanderon
CEO, National Auto Care