Executive Update with Kyle Birch – November 2012
Plenty of momentum, excitement and opportunity could be felt at the recent Chevy Dealer
Meeting in Las Vegas, where several members of the GM Financial leadership team were…
GM Financial launches GMFDealerSource.com for vehicles coming off lease
Providing an end-of-lease process that is simple and easy to navigate is vital to both
our dealer partners and our lease customers. In early November, we launched GMFDealerSource.com…
GM Financial expands nonprime retail program to Canada
In April 2011, GM Financial delved into the Canadian market with the purchase of FinanciaLinx
– one of the largest independent leasing companies in Canada. After 18 months, GM Financial Canada has made
an impact in Canada's leasing space, and…
Timely funding is critical to our business
When dealers submit a contract to a financial services company, speed of funding is important.
That's why during the past year, GM Financial's Funding team has gone through many changes in an effort to
reduce funding times and provide consistency to the dealerships.
Meet DRM Erynn Real
Toronto Dealer Relationship Manager (DRM) Erynn Real has only been with GM Financial for a
year, but she's already shown she has what it takes to get the job done. Recently, Real played an
instrumental role as GM Financial introduced…
Front Office: A message from Kyle Birch – June 2012
GM Financial started off 2012 with a strong first quarter. We had approximately $1.8 billion in
new loan and lease originations and earned $112 in net income, giving us…
GM Financial Celebrates Stasney's Buick GMC as First Floorplan Customer
"Big box banks really don't know the needs of a small store like mine," says Buddy Stasney,
"They don't fully understand our day-to-day business – they want all or nothing." And
that's exactly why…
MY Generation: Heard Loud and Clear
They're known as Millennials, Generation Next or Echo Boomers – the kids of Baby Boomers who are
all grown up – and their increase in numbers in the U.S. parallels their parents' generation.
Meet DRM Katie Slevin-Pierce
Katie Slevin-Pierce hasn't been in the lending game long, but she's already made her presence felt
in a big way. In April, the North Carolina-based dealer relationship manager played a big role…
Remember to use the proper lien code when titling
In many states, a title correction is a costly and time consuming process. Providing the proper lien code on
the title reduces the number of errors made.
Front Office: A message from Kyle Birch – April 2012
Heading into a seasonally stronger selling period, and following our first full year
as a General Motors company, GM Financial is more focused than ever to help you increase vehicle sales.
Not Your Standard 'Realignment' Service
In addition to rolling out the new gmfinancial.com website and fully incorporating the
GM Financial brand into our operations, another project was quietly in the works…
FICO Research Identifies Consumer Credit Behavior
Last November, Fair Isaac Corporation, the company behind the FICO credit score, released
a study entitled, "How Much is U.S. Credit Behavior Changing?"
When it Comes to Advertising, Know the Rules!
GM Financial is bound by legal restrictions when it comes to advertising directly to
consumers. Our marketing efforts are focused solely on business-to-business…
Meet GM Financial's Erik Snyder, Dealer Relationship Manager
Dealer Relationship Manager Erik Snyder has experienced the auto industry's highs
and lows. A veteran in the business since 1993 and a GM Financial employee since 2006…
Front Office: A message from Kyle Birch - Dec.2011
It's been just over a year since GM Financial became part of
the GM family following GM's acquisition of AmeriCredit in October 2010. And, what a year it's been!
GM Financial Leasing Workshops offer training and opportunities for dealerships
Learning the ins and outs of new leasing products takes time,
training and patience. GM Financial's Dealer Training Department now offers valuable and easy-to-understand Leasing Workshops…
Meet GM Financial's: Marilyn Taylor, AVP Dealer Training
Marilyn Taylor's past experience in the auto and finance
industries has brought her great success at GM Financial. Not only does Taylor have more than 30 years of
experience in the auto industry, she's been close to it nearly all her life.
NADA 2012: What happens in Vegas…
The 2012 NADA
event is fast approaching, and GM Financial is already gearing up for the Feb. 3-6 bonanza in Las Vegas.
GM Financial: One year later
GM Financial heads into its second year with momentum and strong operating trends.
Front Office: A message from Kyle Birch - Sept.2011
Since being acquired by GM, we've set out to give dealers and customers the best
financing options possible by increasing competition in the auto finance space. In early July, we did
exactly that in the leasing space.
The New Subprime Customer
Following the economic downturn of the last
few years, the American car-buyer has changed and the automotive industry is switching gears to
keep pace. Gone are the days of free-swinging credit limits and prime financing for all.
Subprime consumers: Making an impact at dealerships
In this tough economy, many people who used
to have great credit have now fallen under hard times. And because of the recession, dealers have
seen an increase in subprime consumers. With the help of GM Financial's programs…
Meet GM Financial's Elizabeth (Liz) Stivala, Senior Credit Analyst
Building relationships is what it's all about at
GM Financial. Each quarter, we introduce you to one of our outstanding team members from Sales, Credit or Funding.
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