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AFAS’s Tony Dupaquier to Host 2010 F&I Conference

May 18, 2010

TORRANCE, Calif. — F&I and Showroom magazine is proud to announce the selection of Tony Dupaquier, director of F&I training for American Financial & Automotive Services Inc., as the master of ceremonies for the 2010 F&I Conference and Expo.

Dupaquier is an experienced speaker and has given presentations to various 20 groups, state and national dealer associations, as well as at the 2009 and 2010 NADA conventions.

Dupaquier joined AFAS in 2000. As the director of F&I training for the AFAS Automotive Training Academy, he is responsible for content development, direction and marketing for F&I University.

Since beginning his automotive retail career in Houston in 1990, Dupaquier has held virtually every position inside a dealership, from salesperson to general manager. In 1995, he earned the prestigious title of Nissan National Walk-Around Champion.

Scheduled for Sept. 14-15 at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel, the 7th annual F&I Conference and Expo will feature an expanded agenda that will address all segments of a dealership’s front-end department.

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