Ask Frenchy!

Win a Conference Pass and
Get Your Hotel Room Comped!


Entry Deadline - Aug. 11, 2017


Ask Frenchy at the Industry Summit

Do you have an F&I question and need answers to help grow your management team? We’ve teamed up with industry expert and IAS instructor Eric Mélon, AKA “Frenchy”. As one of the instructors at IAS’ exclusive SmartDealerUniversity, Frenchy brings forth a perspective that digs a little deeper into F&I management, while providing insightful, thought-provoking answers.

 

Now’s your chance. We want to hear from you!

In this session, Frenchy will frame his presentation around topics submitted directly by F&I Magazine readers and Industry Summit conference attendees. If Frenchy selects one of your questions as his five topics, you’ll receive a free full conference pass to Industry Summit 2017, plus three nights of accommodations at the Gaylord Texan Hotel.

 

Qualifications to win include:

  1. Participants must be currently working at a dealership.
  2. Participants may submit as many topics as they like but only one per person will be selected.
  3. Frenchy will personally choose the five winning topics.
  4. Deadline to enter is Friday, Aug. 11, 2017.

 

Prizes:

  1. Five winners will receive a complimentary full conference pass to Industry Summit 2017, taking place Sept. 11-14 at the Gaylord Texan Hotel in Grapevine.
  2. Three nights of accommodations (room and tax Sept. 11, 12 and 13, 2017) will be provided by the Gaylord Texan Hotel. Winner is responsible for airport transfers. Meals and incidentals are not included with the conference pass.

 

Dig deep

Let us hear your thoughts on the most important, insightful and honest management topics of the day! Frenchy and IAS will cover it all at the 2017 Industry Summit. We hope to see you there!

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About Frenchy

 

Eric Mélon, AKA "Frenchy" has spent more than 31 years working in the automotive industry, developing a world-class reputation for training thousands of successful sales and management personnel throughout the world. Frenchy joined First Dealer Resources, now IAS, in 2004 to direct their sales training initiatives and grow their dealer relations nationally, and now serves as President of Sales for their national operations. Prior to joining FDR, Frenchy served as a dealer development consultant for Chicago based Stuker & Associates, a premier, world-renowned sales training organization. While there, Frenchy was responsible for both national and international accounts as he trained management and sales personnel through the United States, Australia, Canada and Europe. Prior to working with Stuker & Associates, Frenchy enjoyed a successful career working in automotive retail, with extensive experience in sales, sales management, and upper management.

 

Frenchy’s style of training is passionate, powerful and uncompromising. His message is concise and direct and participants of his class are challenged, pushed, provoked and entertained. Frenchy’s rewards for training come in the form of making a difference in people’s lives. These rewards continue to flourish, as a large number of people trained by him over the years say that he has done more than make a difference – he has positively impacted their careers, literally changing their lives.