12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | AFSA Registration Center is Open
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Law Committee
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Independents Section Board
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Business Partner Board
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | AFSAPAC Event
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | AFSA Registration Center is Open
8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Independent Auto Finance Executive Group Breakfast & Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. | Leadership Development Program Steering Committee
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | The EDGE Advisory Board
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | AFSA Education Foundation Board Lunch & Meeting
11:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. | Law Committee
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. | AFSA Executive Committee Lunch & Meeting
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | AFSA Board of Directors
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Women’s Leadership Council
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Welcome Reception with Exhibitors
Join your fellow attendees for drinks and apps with our Business Partners in the Expo Hall.
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Welcome Dinner & AFSAPAC Auction
We’ve missed you! Kick off your 2021 AFSA Independents Conference & Expo with a delicious dinner and action-packed auction to benefit the AFSAPAC.
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | AFSA Registration Center is Open
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. | State Government Affairs Committee
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Breakfast with Exhibitors
Good morning and welcome to the first full day of the conference – enjoy breakfast with our exhibitors.
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Committee Meetings
- Independent Accounting Committee
- Marketing & Communications Networking Group
- Human Resources Networking Group
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Opening General Session & Keynote
Join AFSA President & CEO Bill Himpler, Independents Section Chairman R.E. Everette and AFSA Chairman Tom Hudgins as they welcome everyone to the conference and discuss key issues facing the industry. Their talk will be followed by a keynote address with one of the most storied reporters in the nation, Charlie Gasparino, Senior Correspondent with Fox Business News
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | Lunch with Exhibitors
Take ab break and grab some grub with in our Expo Hall.
12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | General Session: Capitol & State Briefing
AFSA Senior Vice Presidents Danielle Fagre Arlowe and Celia Winslow discuss the current state of play in Washington and around the nation.
1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. | Concurrent Breakout Sessions
- Rev Up Your Results with RSM Insights: RSM will present the results of its annual financial performance survey for AFSA Independents and other independently held finance companies across the United States. The results will include current trends for growth, funding, leverage, profitability, income, and expenses. RSM consultants can help you identify potential areas for improved profitability for your company based on the survey results.
2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | General Session
2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Fun in the Sun
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Reception with Exhibitors
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | AFSA Registration Center is Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Operations Networking Group Breakfast & Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Breakfast with Exhibitors
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. | Concurrent Breakout Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. | Concurrent Breakout Sessions
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. | Refreshment Break
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Insights on the CFPB Task Force on Consumer Credit
In January of 2020, L. Jean Noonan Jean, Partner with Hudson Cook was appointed to serve for one year as a member of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law. She is also currently on the Governing Committee for the Conference on Consumer Finance Law. In this presentation, she will give attendees insights from both experiences.
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Champions Club Presentations & AFSAPAC Drawing
Hear from the AFSA Education Foundation and recognize your colleagues during the Outstanding Employee and Outstanding Independents Awards. Then, stick around to be inspired by three-time All-American wrestler Anthony Robles. Robles won the 2010-11 NCAA wrestling championship in the 125-pound weight class despite being born with only one leg, was a recipient of ESPN’s Jimmy V Perseverance Award and is the subject of an upcoming film about his life.
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Outdoor Networking Luncheon
2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Fun in the Sun
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Closing Reception