The 2019 Flagship National Sales Meeting was held in beautiful Washington D.C. this past January. This year’s achievements were extraordinary, and we cannot wait to see what our Sales Team will accomplish in 2019!
We kicked off the event with the team coming together to provide care packages to families that are utilizing the Ronald McDonald Houses (RMHC) in the D.C. area. This is a cause near and dear to many at Flagship, and one we are honored to support.
The mission of RMHC is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. Visit rmhc.org for more information.
For the first time, dealer partners and Flagship executives and lenders gathered together to share their open and candid opinions and feedback about the auto lending industry, their relationship with Flagship, and the profit partnership we can collectively develop, improve, and grow in the coming year.
Over the course of the three-day event, the group enjoyed gourmet meals at the resort’s famed restaurants, an ideal setting in which they shared their feedback about the Flagship lending program and provided their input on the development of future product offerings and strategic initiatives.
On Thursday, the group came together for a facilitated discussion about the auto industry, the Flagship core product offering, and the partnership opportunities available to them in our present dynamic Dealer-Lender relationship. The discussion continued onto the famed Jay Morrish and Tom Weiskopf-designed Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale, as they played a round of golf with stunning panoramic views of the McDowell Mountains.
The event, held February 8-10, took place at the Fairmont Princess Resort in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona.
The Cowboys Golf Club, the nation’s only NFL-themed golf course, proved to be a worthy challenge for the Central Sales Division’s First Annual Invitational Golf Tournament.
On September 8, nine teams vied for awards and accolades, culminating in a four-star buffet and awards celebration at the Cowboys golf clubhouse.
The teams were comprised of Dallas/Ft. Worth metro-area dealers and our leadership team, including Executive Vice President of Sales, Jeff Haymore, Senior Vice President of Credit, Jack Farrell, and Vice President of Sales for the Central Division, John Moody.
The course, located in beautiful Grapevine, Texas, lived up to its reputation as one of the best and most difficult Jeff Brauer-designed golf courses in America. Plans for a 2017 expanded Central Division Flagship Invitational Tournament are already in progress.
On September 14, ten teams competed for the title of tournament champions at the Grayhawk golf club, one the most challenging Tom Fazio-designed golf courses in America. The 4th annual Flagship Phoenix Golf Invitational culminated in a four-star awards dinner and celebration at the Grayhawk clubhouse.
Teams were comprised of Flagship’s valued Arizona-based customers and our leadership team, including Chief Operations Officer, David Bertoncini, Executive Vice President of Sales, Jeff Haymore, and Senior Vice President of Credit, Jack Farrell.
The course, located in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona, made this year’s game of risk and reward one of the most enjoyable to date. Plans for a 2017 expanded West Division Flagship Invitational Tournament are already in progress.
On June 25, a six-person Flagship team — “Full Speed Ahead” — collectively swam, biked, and ran more than 112 miles in the Philadelphia Tri-Rock Challenge, raising over $18,000 in donations for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
The team consisted of Flagship CFO, John Schwab, EVP of Sales, Jeff Haymore, VP of Risk, Karl Stabler, HR Senior Specialist, Shauna Amador, Director of Sales Strategy and Development, George Ewing, and VP of Sales-Central, John Moody.
Every single dollar donated to the Full Speed Ahead Triathlon Team is used to help find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients; like immunotherapies that use a person’s own immune system to kill cancer so it can better fight infections and attack cancer cells, reducing the need for damaging chemotherapy.
Associates from the Flagship Chadds Ford, PA, headquarters stopped by to cheer on the team, and stayed to volunteer at our promotional tent set-up at the Philadelphia Tri-Rock Challenge!
About the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the largest voluntary cancer research agency specifically focused on finding cures and better treatments for blood cancer patients. The mission of LLS is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Visit http://www.lls.org/ to learn more.
About the TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon
Recognized as one of the premier triathlon festival weekends in the country, 2016 marks the 12th year of this annual event and features three days of activities. The race was named a top-five triathlon in the United States by Outside Magazine and lauded as one of the top big city triathlons by Triathlete Magazine.
On May 25th, Bear’s Best golf course was the setting for a game of risk and reward. Eight teams comprised of Flagship’s most valued Georgia-based customers and our leadership team, including Executive Vice President of Sales, Jeff Haymore, Senior Vice President of Credit, Jack Farrell, and Vice President of Sales East, John Gaffney, vied for awards and accolades.
The course, located in beautiful Suwannee, proved to be a worthy challenge, boasting holes inspired by Jack Nicklaus golf course designs.
The day’s exciting activities culminated in a four-star barbecue buffet and awards celebration at the Clubhouse in beautiful Suwannee, GA
Plans for an 2017 expanded East Division Flagship Invitational Tournament are already in progress.
The Third Annual Admirals Club Awards proved to be a “legendary” evening as the Flagship Credit Acceptance Sales Division top performers of 2015 were celebrated at the “Sales Legends of Flagship” gala.
Held as part of the three-day Flagship Credit Acceptance National Sales Meeting, this year’s event included an inspirational and entertaining message from keynote speaker, Connie Podesta, as well as comprehensive Sales Training, including Advanced Negotiation Techniques, DiSC Behavior Skills, and a focus on the Highly Effective Habits of Top Performers.
The event was hosted by the Palms Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, January 17-20.
On January 21st, 2016, Flagship Credit Acceptance and CarFinance Capital unified their individual lending programs into the Flagship “Single Source” platform.
This new “one-click” strategy offers exclusive access to Flagship’s Service Triangle customer service teams, preferred status programs, amazing profit-building opportunities, and the ‘ease of use’ that Dealers have come to appreciate from both Flagship Credit Acceptance and CarFinance Capital.
Dealer partners of Flagship will continue to utilize the “Single Source” for all deals needing rates as low as 5.99%, and of course, for any application where they would have chosen CarFinance Capital. The Flagship “Single Source” also offers both a Certified Pre-Owned and an active-duty Military Lending Program as a part of this new and exciting offering.
The 3rd Annual Flagship Golf Tournament was hosted by the Flagship Credit Acceptance Phoenix, Arizona Credit Center on September 23rd, 2015. A thrilling round of golf was played by 10 foursomes at the prestigious Grayhawk Golf Club Talon course in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona. The course, designed by Tom Fazio, offered a challenge that commanded the respect of the players through a daring and high-stakes game of risk and reward in the desert.
Flagship’s leadership team, including Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, David Bertoncini, Senior Vice President of Sales, Jeff Haymore, and Vice President of Sales West, Ward Lentini, played in this event alongside some of their most valued customers from across the nation.
Following the Tournament, an awards banquet and celebration was hosted at the Marlin Grill overlooking the Grayhawk Golf Club course.
1st Place Team Kurt Vontersch, Josh Harwitt, Drew Drieling and Carlos Johnson ~ 57
2nd Place Team David Thompson, David Hernandez, Aaron Myers and Johnnie Sanders ~ 62
3rd Place Team Cassady Russell, Dale Bruemmer, Chris Coleman and Jerrick Price ~ 63