TD Auto Finance Executive to Keynote 4th Annual North American Repossessors Summit

Summit Takes Participants to NARS 2012 Boot Camp to Adapt to Survive in a Changing Industry


Press Release
American Recovery Association, Inc. (ARA), the world’s largest association of recovery and remarketing professionals, is excited to announce Mike Goins, Head of Deficiency Recovery U.S. at TD Auto Finance will keynote its premier annual industry event, the 4th Annual North American Repossesssors Summit (NARS). In addition, for the first time in industry history, representatives from five major industry associations – Time Finance Adjusters, National Finance Adjusters, Recovery Specialist Insurance Group, Allied Finance Adjusters and ARA – will be featured on two panels Acting on the Challenges of Our IndustryFrom Talk to Action on Friday (for recovery agents only) and What Should You Expect from An Association? on Saturday.

NARS provides attendees with a full program of insightful, forward-looking and industry-impacting discussions lead by key industry leaders. Recovery and remarketing professionals from around the country, clients from lending companies, and many other industry leaders will attend and participate at NARS 2012. Featured speakers include: Michael Dougherty, partner at Weltman, Weinberg & Reis; Jack Tracey from the National Automotive Finance Association; Bill Butterfield from TD Auto Finance; SteveNorwood of Consolidated Asset Recovery Systems Inc. and many more.

Session topics include: Direct, Forwarding and Facilitation Models: Know, Understand, Educate and Adapt; Additional Revenue Opportunities; The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) – Is It A Legal Mine Field?; Raising the Bar to Out Maneuver Your Competition; and Spotlight Focus: Clients and Vendors. In addition to the panel, Acting on the Challenges of Our Industry – From Talk to Action on Friday, there will also be two additional sessions and another panel including: Technology Innovation and Opportunities; Introduction to ARMS; and RISC/RSIG: Why It’s Crucial to Your Business.

To view a full agenda with speakers and to register, visit:

The mission of NARS is to unite the collateral recovery industry by providing an open, collaborative environment for all people in the recovery and lending communities to come together to address and improve the industry’s challenges and complexities. This year’s NARS, with the goal of Adapt to Survive in a Changing Industry, aims to provide professionals with the tools and knowledge they need to survive and succeed.

All collateral recovery and remarketing professionals and members of the lending community are welcome.

Friday, March 23 at 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (sessions and panels) and the DRN Cocktail Reception at 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (summit)


What Else:
The Network Room, a completely separate room from the speakers where breakfast, lunch and snacks will be served, will be filled with dozens of exhibitors and sponsors including: DRN; OPENLANE; RDN; MVTRAC;; ARA; ARMS; Time Finance Adjusters; MasterQueue;; Beacon Funding; Haylor, Freyer & Coon;, National Insurance Brokerage, National Finance Adjusters (NFA); PAR North America; PRA Location Services, LLC; Recovery Compliance Solutions; Recovery Manager Pro; SmartAuction;; W.P. Geoghan Agency, Inc.; and more. To see a full list of exhibitors and sponsors, please visit the NARS website. The room will be open all day for attendees to visit and network.

Omni Mandalay Las Colinas at Las Colinas 221 East Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039, (972) 556-0800

$179.00 (Saturday registration only)

About American Recovery Association, Inc.
American Recovery Association (ARA) is the world’s largest association of recovery and remarketing professionals. ARA members specialize in locating and repossessing collateral on behalf of lending institutions including banks, savings institutions, finance companies, credit unions, rental/leasing companies, and auto, truck and equipment dealers. A non-profit association, ARA members serve 27,000 national and international cities. All members are certified independent business operators. For more information, call 972.755.4755 or visit the website at

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