Five Questions With… Jim Murray of Western Funding

Five Questions With is a monthly Q&A segment on AutoFinanceExcellence.org that offers a glimpse of what senior industry executives are thinking about outside the boardroom. Read on to find out. Jim Murray has led Western Funding Inc. since September 2017. He came to Las Vegas-based Western Funding with two decades of specialty finance experience in […]
  • Nicole Casperson
  • April 5, 2019
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And So It Begins – The Subprime Realignment

So, GO Financial and now, Dealer Funding has taken the brave steps to stop competing in what has been a very hot, and many say overly competitive, subprime automobile market for the past  five years.  You may be able to add Westlake Financial’s captive Western Funding to the list, where a major shake up at […]
  • Bobby Lazenby
  • June 28, 2016
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Lenders Beware of ‘Scary Deals,’ Western Funding President Warns

If the auto finance industry continues to see deteriorating conditions like rising LTVs and lengthening loan terms, things could be headed for trouble, Guerin Senter, President of Western Funding said at the Auto Finance Summit 2015 last month. “I think if the industry continues down the current trend, with these advanced rates and the advance […]
  • Larissa Padden
  • November 4, 2015
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Operations in Focus: The Future of Auto Finance

In the evolving landscape of auto finance, there are tools and technologies increasingly available to help lenders become more efficient in its operations, thereby allowing them to focus on growth, according to Scott Hendricks, product consultant at Fiserv Automotive Solutions.
  • Larissa Padden
  • December 10, 2014
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