LOMBARD, Ill. — F&I Administration Solutions, a leading provider of software solutions for the administration of F&I products, announced that Dennis Maurer has joined the company as director of F&I retail solutions. Executives said Maurer joined the leadership team to increase execution velocity as F&I Admin builds and delivers a broader set of solutions to dealers and agents in the F&I industry.

“We’re thrilled to have Dennis join the team in this role. His background and experience as a leader in automotive retail and the F&I space makes him a great fit to lead our clearFI efforts,” said Kumar Kathinokkula, COO of F&I Admin. “He will be a key driver behind our clearFI sales, marketing, positioning, and, of course, product roadmap. Dennis is a strategic addition to our team and we’re looking forward to leveraging his skillset across all aspects of our retail solutions.”

As director of F&I retail solutions, Maurer will be responsible for the day-to-day operations, sales, and marketing of the clearFI platform. Using real-time updates and a robust library of dashboards and reports that draw on both DMS and provider data, clearFI was designed to deliver actionable intelligence to fit each role in the F&I value chain. Maurer has over 15 years of product and marketing management experience. His expertise extends to areas such as F&I solutions, go-to-market strategy, sales enablement, and software development.

Most recently, Maurer served as product manager at CDK Global, a leader in automotive commerce software and services. He has worked with many of the largest automotive groups in North America, leading the way in optimizing operational efficiencies and building processes to increase revenue.

“I’m excited to become a part of F&I Admin. This is a talented group of people who are deeply invested in improving solutions for the industry and I’m looking forward to being an integral part of that,” Maurer said. “The clearFI platform in particular meets a common dealer and agent need that’s been overlooked for a long time now, so it’s going to have a big impact on the market going forward.”