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Stay connected with industry and company news, events and other valuable information. Check back here frequently to keep up with headlines for professionals in the vehicle service contract and automotive aftermarket business.

AAGI Announces Rick Malone Joins Sales Team
AAGI is pleased to announce Rick Malone has joined their sales team as Southeast Regional Vice President.
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Meet the Executive (Agent Entrepreneur)
An interview with AAGI President Craig Robinson.
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Industry Trends for 2018 (Agent Entrepreneur)
AAGI's Craig Robinson and other agents, product executives and experts from around the F&I industry share their hopes, fears and predictions for the auto finance market in the year ahead.
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AAGI Names Craig Robinson President
American Auto Guardian, Inc. (“AAGI”) is pleased to announce that Craig Robinson has joined the company as President. Tim Brugh will move into the CEO position, and lead AAGI's continued growth in all aspects of the automobile industry.
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AAGI Unveils New Branding
AAGI’s 2017 Product Launch included a three-day event in Scottsdale, Arizona, which commemorated 20 years in business by introducing select agents to a bold new look for the company and its product offerings.
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AAGI Introduces AutoGuard® Plus
AAGI has announced the release of AutoGuard® Plus, designed to set a new standard in exclusionary vehicle service contracts
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She's the Boss (Agent Entrepreneur)
Top female executives from around the industry reflect on their experiences and share their secrets for success in a traditionally male-dominated industry.
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Ken Acha Joins AAGI
American Auto Guardian, Inc. (“AAGI”) is pleased to announce that Ken Acha has joined their sales team as Western Regional Vice President.
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Industry Trends for 2016 (Agent Entrepreneur)
AAGI's Tim Brugh and other experts from the agency and product provider segments offer their predictions for the year ahead.
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AAGI Unveils Mobile App
American Auto Guardian, Inc. (“AAGI”) announced its newly developed mobile application to its Agents during the Company’s 2015 Product Launch this month.
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AAGI Announces Hari Subramania Promoted to Chief Financial Officer
American Auto Guardian, Inc.(“AAGI”) announced the promotion of Hari Subramania to Chief Operating Officer.
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An Interview with Tim Brugh (Agent Entrepreneur)
Tim Brugh got his start in the automotive industry at age 23, selling cars in Logansport, IN, the town where he grew up.
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The Pace of Change (Providers & Administrators)
Industry experts, Steve Amos, Tim Brugh, Mike Cescon, Matt Croak, George Krnich, Rick Kurtz, John Luckett, Kelly Price and Tony Wanderon take a hard look at advancing automotive technology and how the VSC business is adapting to the changes.
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AAGI Announces Nicholas Angelides Joins Sales Team August, 2014
American Auto Guardian, Inc. (“AAGI”) is pleased to announce that Nicholas Angelides has joined its sales team as Central Regional Vice President.
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Moving Your Call Center’s Customer Service from Good to Excellent (Providers & Administrators)
Eight essential customer service skills that will result in customers for life.
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The Trends for 2014 (Agent Entreprenuer)
17 of the industry’s top executives give their views on the economy and how they see it impacting the automotive industry in 2014.
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The Future of the Industry for 2014 (Providers & Administrators)
17 of the industry’s top executives weigh in on their thoughts for 2014 and beyond.
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Combining VSCs and Pre-Paid Maintenance (Agent Entrepreneur)
AE Magazine spoke to Larry Dorfman, Tim Brugh and Mark Cohen to get their take on the latest trends in the VSC arena, and where they see the most opportunity for adding value.
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AAGI Announces F&I Certification Courses (F&I and Showroom)
American Auto Guardian, Inc. (“AAGI”) announced its 2014 quarterly course schedule.
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A More Transparent F&I (F&I and Showroom)
At this year’s Industry Summit, F&I product providers discussed everything from the CFPB to CPO. They also weighed in on the future of the F&I office.
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AAGI Announces SSAE 16 Certification
American Auto Guardian, Inc.(AAGI), an industry leader in the administration of automotive aftermarket products, announced today that it has successfully completed an independent audit for the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16, Type 2.
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How Do the CFPB Orders Affect Providers? (Providers & Administrators)
Shedding light on the CFPB orders and their implications for F&I providers
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AAGI Names Tim Brugh President
American Auto Guardian, Inc.(“AAGI”) announced a new leadership appointment designed to drive the company’s strategic initiatives. Tim Brugh has been named President of the Company effective May 10, 2013. Al Ranieri,the Company’s previous President is now AAGI’s Chairman ofthe Board
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AAGI Announces Promotion of George Krnich
American Auto Guardian, Inc.(“AAGI”) announced the promotion of George Krnich to Vice President, Claim & Risk Management.
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AAGI Releases F&I Training Schedule (F&I Showroom)
After a successful run this year, American Auto Guardian Inc. is adding a fourth class to its 2013 training schedule.
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