SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — CNA National Warranty Corp. announced this week Saundra Stewart has as the company’s new Vice President for National Accounts, a role she assumed on Jan. 4.

“We are excited to have Saundra join the CNA National team. She has a wealth of experience in the automotive marketplace, which will serve us well as we grow our business over the next five years and beyond,” said Joe Becker, CNA’s president and CEO. “Saundra is the first of many new hires for 2016, as we plan to increase our staff by 20%.”

Most recently, Stewart served as the executive vice president of sales for technology consulting firm Topline Strategies, where she developed a successful sales and recruiting program and built a robust client portfolio. Prior to her role in the information technology sector, she spent seven years with the Penske Automotive Group where she was recognized as a top performing finance director and certified pre-owned manager.

“I’m delighted to join the CNAN team, and I look forward to both the challenges and opportunities that will be presented in my new role,” says Stewart.

Stewart attended the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing.