TORRANCE, Calif. — F&I and Showroom magazine is proud to announce the selection of Stephen Wade, 2010 vice chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), as a keynote speaker at the 2010 F&I Conference and Expo.
A new-car dealer and a NADA member since 1973, Wade is president of Stephen Wade Auto Center in St. George, Utah, where he also sits on the board of directors of Utah’s franchised new-car dealers association.
Before taking up his post as vice chairman of the association, Wade served as the NADA's region IV vice chairman and on the Policy and Bylaws, ATAE/NADA, Finance, and Government Relations committees. He also served as president of the Utah Automobile Dealers Association (UADA) in 1981.
Wade has owned more than 20 franchises throughout Utah and has served on numerous automotive factory committees, boards and associations. Currently, Wade’s franchises include Chevrolet, Cadillac, Nissan, Mazda and a powerports store that carries the Yamaha, Honda, Polaris and Suzuki brands.
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.