Readers of Auto Dealer Today, F&I and Showroom and Agent Entrepreneur, voted American Financial & Automotive Services, an Assurant Company, the “best provider” in Sales Training and more

NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2021 – Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect, and connect major consumer purchases like automobiles today announced that American Financial & Automotive Services, an Assurant company, has won seven 2021 Dealers’ Choice Awards, including three “diamond” status awards – the top prize in a category. Since 2014, American Financial & Automotive Services, an Assurant company, has won a total of 35 Dealers’ Choice Awards.

Auto Dealer Today, F&I and Showroom and Agent Entrepreneur readers were asked to manually enter their provider’s company name in an online vote, and score their provider on quality, value, customer service, and whether they would recommend them to another dealer. Companies that exceed each category’s average score were awarded first-place Diamond, second-place Platinum, and third-place Gold.

“We are thrilled our clients and the industry voted to award us with seven Dealers’ Choice Awards this year,” said John Laudenslager, President of Assurant Global Automotive. “This is a team effort and demonstrates the focus and dedication our team takes in servicing our clients with best-in-class training and development to help them achieve their goals.”

American Financial & Automotive Services, an Assurant company, was voted “Diamond” or “Platinum” in seven categories that include:

  • Sales Training - Diamond
  • F&I Training – Platinum
  • F&I Product Training – Platinum
  • Online Training – Platinum
  • Special Finance Training – Diamond
  • Compliance Training – Diamond
  • Service Training – Platinum

In 2020, Assurant acquired American Financial & Automotive Services, combining both company’s dealership training curriculum into the new Automotive Training Academy, by Assurant – the most comprehensive training program in the industry, which includes F&I, Sales, Service, Leadership, Compliance, Digital Retailing training, and more. Dealership employees can participate in award winning courses in-person at the Automotive Training Academy classrooms in Chicago or Houston, in the dealership, or online via the Assurant Virtual learning Platform.

About Assurant Global Automotive 

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) is a leading global solutions provider in the automobile industry for manufacturers, large group and independent dealers, agents, third-party administrators, financial institutions, insurance providers, and vehicle technology companies. Assurant Global Automotive helps drivers protect their vehicles and avoid costly repair. With over 50 years of industry experience, Assurant is trusted by and works with nine of the top ten global automotive manufacturers serving over 50 million consumers in 17 countries. Providing innovative solutions like vehicle service contracts, performance management and training, participation options, ancillary products, guaranteed asset protection, and more, Assurant Global Automotive helps clients grow and thrive.

About Assurant
Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) is a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases. Anticipating the evolving needs of consumers, Assurant partners with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative products and services and to deliver an enhanced customer experience. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant offers mobile device solutions; extended service contracts; vehicle protection services; pre-funded funeral insurance; renters insurance and lender-placed homeowners insurance. The Assurant Foundation strengthens communities by supporting charitable partners that help protect where people live and can thrive, connect with local resources, inspire inclusion and prepare leaders of the future.

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