ST. LOUIS — Wise F&I announced today the hiring of Amy Counts as an account executive. She will be responsible for business and relationship development with independent agents and growing Wise F&I product penetration.

Counts brings more than 18 years of industry experience, having worked in marketing, management, software training, technology implementation and business-to-business sales for the Reynolds & Reynolds Co. and RouteOne. She’s also received several honors, including the Core Value Award, the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers Association’s Appreciation Award, the 300 Sales Club and Variable Operation Specialist of the Year.

According to company officials, Counts rounds out the Wise F&I sales team and is expected to contribute to Wise F&I’s continued growth. Over the past five years, Wise F&I has tripled its employee count, expanded its products offerings and technology capabilities with the addition of e-contracting, e-remitting and menu system integration.

“We are excited to have Amy as part of our team and feel she will be an asset to support our business partners,” said Matt Croak, president of Wise F&I.