OAK PARK, Ill. — Universal Lenders LLC earned the Gold award for F&I Product Financing Company in Auto Dealer Today’s 2018 Dealers’ Choice Awards.

The category is new to the publication’s annual contest, and Universal Lenders is a first-time winner in the Dealers' Choice Awards.

“We are grateful to everyone who voted to recognize the enormous value Universal Lenders and the ZERO Plan brings to dealerships nationwide,” said Universal Lenders COO Phil Rosenberg. “This is the first year our category has been offered, and we’re ecstatic to win the Dealers’ Choice Gold award. I can’t thank our dealer partners enough for voting.  Our ZERO Plan is always evolving and we look forward to bringing new and exciting things ahead.”

The Dealers’ Choice Awards are determined by a survey sent to readers of Auto Dealer Today and F&I and Showroom magazines. Voting was open solely to dealers and dealership personnel. 

The Dealers’ Choice Awards will be presented during a special ceremony at Industry Summit, which will be held Oct. 8-10 at the Caribe Royale Orlando Hotel & Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.