FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — AFS Acceptance LLC has announced the appointment of Michael Thacker as vice president of Loan Production, effective Aug. 4.

Thacker will preside over all operations for the underwriting, funding and dealer services departments within the company.

“Mike’s comprehensive understanding of the industry, as well as first-hand knowledge of working in a dealership will greatly benefit AFS and our dealer network,” noted Scot Seagrave, president of AFS Acceptance. “In his new position, Mike’s key focus will be to continue developing processes and efficiencies that will improve the lender experience for our dealer partners. I’m confident that Mike will implement the best solutions for them.” 

Thacker brings with him nearly 10 years of experience in the automotive industry, most recently as COO for driversselect. During his tenure at driversselect, Thacker was responsible for corporate support to store operations including sales revenue, staffing, compliance, and establishing lender relationships.