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An Interview with Jimmy Atkinson

An Interview with Jimmy Atkinson

At Agent Summit in May, Jimmy Atkinson continued a long career in public speaking when he joined “Building a Team Theme for Prosperity,” a panel discussion led by Tom O’Neil of O’Neil Financial Services Agency. Upon returning to his adopted hometown of Napa, Calif., the COO of AUL Corp. met with AE to reflect on … Read More »

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Meet the Trainer: Rick McCormick

Meet the Trainer: Rick McCormick

From his days as a full-time, ordained minister to a second career as one of the nation’s leading F&I trainers, Rick McCormick has succeeded by always doing “the right thing the right way.” Agent Entrepreneur sat down with McCormick to learn more about his life and career and the moment he fell in love with the … Read More »

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Meet the Trainer: John Vecchioni

Meet the Trainer: John Vecchioni

Agent Entrepreneur met with John Vecchioni, National Sales Director and Director of Education at United Car Care, to get an in depth look at his approach to training. Learn how he got started in the business, the area he focuses on most in his training and his top three tips for success. How did you … Read More »

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Meet the Trainer: Gerry Gould

Meet the Trainer: Gerry Gould

AE met with Gerry Gould to get an in depth look at his approach to training. Learn how he got started in the business, the areas he trains on, and why Gould says he should be an agent’s go-to source for dealership training. How did you get your start in the auto industry and how/why … Read More »

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Meet the Trainer: Joe St. John

Meet the Trainer: Joe St. John

Meet Joe St. John, the director of training at IAS. His passion for the auto industry began when he was just in high school and has only grown since. Get a glimpse into the IAS approach to training that St. John believes in. See why St. John’s diverse background and his company’s position in the … Read More »

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Meet the Trainer: Ron Reahard

Meet the Trainer: Ron Reahard

Ron Reahard’s career in the auto industry has been shaped by his desire to do it right. As he worked his way up from sales, to F&I, and into training, he noted along the way the characteristics and skills that were lacking in many of those he worked under, as well as the characteristics of … Read More »

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