AUSTIN, Texas — IAS, a provider of F&I solutions, has announced the addition of Sean Dawson as a regional sales manager. In his new role, Dawson will work with the company’s nationwide network of general agents to apply his strategic business knowledge and dealership experience to help them grow their business.
Prior to joining IAS, Dawson sharpened his aftermarket experience at PermaPlate where he served as an account representative working with large dealer groups providing F&I menu training, product training, sales demonstrations, product inventory and application certification. Prior to working at PermaPlate, Dawson served as a dealer relations manager for TD Auto Finance where he assisted dealers in the application, approval and funding of their consumer automotive loans.
Dawson began his career in the automotive industry as an Internet sales manager for an AutoNation dealership in Denver, Colo. After proving himself as a salesman, Dawson was quickly promoted to F&I where he served the majority of his time with AutoNation.