Pub. 63 2021-2022 Issue 1


TADA-Endorsed Lone Star Sponsors

“I use ACV because once I sell a unit and it leaves my lot I never have to worry about it again.

“I use ACV because I like keeping my inventory at home.

“I use ACV because their customer service cannot be beat.”

Jen Coufal, Leif Johnson Ford, Austin


ACV Auctions is the transparent dealer-only wholesale marketplace that saves money, extends your reach and streamlines the auction process, so you have more time for customers. Sign-up is quick, painless and FREE. Visit them at or contact Stu Zalud at 888-727-0438 or

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Built on over 60 years of automotive compliance experience, ComplyAuto serves over 2,000 dealerships nationwide to help them comply with state consumer privacy laws and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act’s revised Safeguards Rule. Through advanced tools such as penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, and dealer-specific phishing simulation software, ComplyAuto reinforces existing data protection and cybersecurity protocols in your dealerships. To schedule a product walkthrough go to For more information simply visit

“APPI Energy has worked with Boggus Motors since 2003. When we really needed help with our electricity contracts, APPI Energy was there. I call them to discuss various energy proposals I receive from lighting retrofits to windmill projects. APPI Energy provides valuable information, excellent customer service, and a resource for all TADA dealers.”

Bob Boggus, Boggus Motors, Harlingen, TX, TADA Member


APPI Energy provides data-driven procurement solutions that reduce and manage electricity and natural gas supply costs for clients on an ongoing basis. Every day, APPI Energy identifies the wide range of energy supplier prices across the U.S., and the lowest prices available among many vetted, competing suppliers. To take advantage of this membership benefit program, visit or contact Drew Pangborn, at APPI Energy at 240-313-5643 or, or Mike Payne at 410-749-5507 or

“I have been doing business with Assurant Dealer Services, Inc. for over 20 years now, and I cannot imagine running a successful F&I department without them. Other dealers ask me how we run such a profitable F&I department and my answer is always the same. Turn the business office over to Assurant Dealer Services, follow their processes, pay plan suggestions and steps to select the right personnel and then hold them accountable to the performance. I have never been disappointed.”

Blake Fulenwider, President of the Blake Fulenwider Automotive Group

Assurant Dealer Services is dedicated to maximizing profits for Texas dealers. Extensive development services offered through local Dealership Development Managers and a complete portfolio of customer-friendly products enable Assurant Dealer Services to create financial growth for all areas of the dealership. Centered at the core of Assurant Dealer Services offerings are MasterTech and the Automotive Training Academy (ATA). MasterTech, the company’s vehicle service contract program, is an industry leader for coverage and administration, and the ATA specializes in preparing automotive professionals for today’s retail opportunities. Assurant also offers a full line of ancillary products, GAP, credit life, reinsurance and many other products and services. 

Visit or contact Dennis Alexander — National VP of Sales at or 773-710-5999, Sean Browning — National VP of Development at or 830-285-3333.

Sentry Insurance is one of the largest and most financially secure mutual insurance companies in the United States, holding an A+ (superior) rating from A.M. Best. Sentry and its subsidiaries provide property and casualty insurance, life insurance, annuities, and retirement programs for businesses and individuals throughout the country. Headquartered in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Sentry employs more than 4,000 associates in 41 states. Visit or contact Eric Stiles at 715-346-7272 or

“American Fidelity’s business model is superior in the marketplace and is the right fit at Classic Chevrolet. They take a consultative approach in explaining benefits to our employees.”

Mark Escamilla Jr., CFO at Classic Chevrolet

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American Fidelity Assurance Company provides quality insurance services to dealership employees. Disability, life and cancer coverage are valuable voluntary benefits available to TADA members and their employees through AFA. Section 125 flexible benefit plans, as well as GAP and accident benefits, are also offered by this trusted partner of Texas dealers. Visit or contact John Hammonds at 214-673-5567 or