3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Independents Section Board Meeting
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
AFSAPAC President’s Club Event
For questions about AFSAPAC President’s Club contact Susan Sullivan
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Leadership Development Program Steering Committee
8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Breakfast
8:40 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Meeting
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
THE EDGE Advisory Board
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
AFSA Education Foundation Board with Lunch
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Move In
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Business Partner Board Meeting with Lunch
12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Executive Committee Meeting with Lunch
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
AFSA Board of Directors
3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Marketing & Communications Committee
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Installment Lending Tech Task Force
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Women’s Leadership Council
Mary Haskett , CEO and Founder, Blink Identity, will speak to the council about her life story.
5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
VIP and New Member Reception
6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Welcoming Party with Exhibitors
7:45 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Lone Star State Dinner & AFSAPAC Auction
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Opening General Session & Keynote with Chris Stirewalt
Join the opening session for an update on the political environment in Washington. Find out what is expected from the new congress and the Trump administration.
Welcome by Independents Section Chairman
AFSA Update and Initiatives
AFSA Education Foundation Update and the Outstanding Independent Award
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
General Session: Legislative & Legal with an AFSAPAC Update
Join us for a legislative and legal update with two executives at AFSA along with an AFSAPAC update from the AFSAPAC Chair
Danielle Arlowe, Senior Vice President, American Financial Services Association
Ann Carmichael, Vice President, Congressional Affairs American Financial Services Association
AFSPAC Chair Report
Stan Butler, President & CEO, Heights Finance Corporation
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Luncheon with Exhibitors
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
HR Committee Roundtable
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
State Traditional Installment Lending Subcommittee
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Independents Accounting Committee
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Reception with Exhibitors
Open Evening for Private Entertaining
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
General Session: How to Communicate with Millennials
Gabrielle Bosché began the Millennials Solution when she was 25 years old. She helps managers optimize their Millennial talent as well as empower Millennials to excel at their workplace and beyond. She offers workshops on engaging Millennials at work and regularly speaks on generational collaboration and how to manage and motivate the next generation. She runs an international training and consulting company working with a broad range of clients – from automotive giants to boutique media shops to the United States government. They develop strategies that meet Millennials’ needs, including marketing plans, recruiting and hiring strategies, and onboarding/mentoring programs to boost retention.
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Refreshments with Exhibitors
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Champions Club Luncheon-Guest Speaker and Outstanding Employee Awards
Melissa Stockwell, a retired US Army 1st Lieutenant, World Champion Triathlete, & 2016 Paralympic Bronze Medalist will end the conference telling us her inspiring story.
AFSAPAC $10,000 Raffle
2:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
AFSA Golf Tournament with Reception & Dinner (sponsored by ACI Worldwide)
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Closing Reception (for non-golfers)