Five Questions With… John Thacker of HCA

Five Questions With is a monthly Q&A segment on that offers a glimpse of what senior industry executives are thinking about outside the boardroom. Read on to find out. John Thacker started his auto finance career two decades ago as a bill collector for Ford Motor Credit, and after “sitting in all the chairs” […]
  • Nicole Casperson
  • February 22, 2019
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BMW Financial, Chase Auto, Ford Credit See Diversity as Top Priority for 2019

SAN FRANCISCO — Auto finance is increasing efforts to diversify an industry that is largely dominated by a single demographic. “The number of meetings I’m in with one female and 10 men that are all middle-aged is very frequent, and that has to continue to change,” Chase Auto Finance Chief Executive Mark O’Donovan said during a panel discussion at […]
  • Nicole Casperson
  • February 1, 2019
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Ford Credit Offers ‘Auto Finance 101’ Consumer Advice [VIDEO]

Ford Motor Co. and its lending arm Ford Motor Credit Co. unveiled several new videos this month in its “Auto Finance 101” series on its YouTube channel, showing customers everything they need to know before purchasing a car. The video clips are all one minute or less and provide tips, advice and need-to-know facts about […]
  • Natalie Mattila
  • July 28, 2017
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Security Service Credit Union Takes Top Spot in Dealer Ranking

For the second straight year, Security Service Credit Union took the top spot in overall performance in an exclusive ranking of dealer preferences about the finance providers they use. The survey, called the Auto Finance Performance (AFP) data query and conducted by Auto Finance News, quantifies and ranks lenders on service, pricing, representatives, and products […]
  • Marcie Belles
  • October 24, 2016
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