WILKES-BARRE, PA. – GWC Warranty, the best-in-class provider of used vehicle service contracts and related finance and insurance products sold through automotive dealers, is proud to announce the addition of Tom Blackwell as its new Area Vice President of Training.
In his role, Blackwell will lead the development and implementation of innovative training programs for GWC Dealer Consultants, providing them with the tools and resources to further improve the best-in-class customer service the GWC sales team already provides. In doing so, Blackwell’s efforts will be aimed at helping automotive dealers sell more cars and make more money.
“The addition of Tom Blackwell to our talented sales leadership team will only help amplify the best-in-class experience we are committed to providing the thousands of dealers we serve nationwide,” said GWC Warranty CEO & President Rob Glander. “At GWC, we view our sales team as a group of consultants, who deliver training and support that help dealers sell more cars and make more money. We are excited to have Tom lead these initiatives to new heights.”
Blackwell, a University of Michigan graduate, joins GWC after serving as the General Manager for Floorplan Xpress. His past experience includes stints with industry names such as United Auto Credit Corporation, Credit Acceptance, Zurich and several successful dealerships around the country. While at Credit Acceptance, Blackwell spent seven years as the Manager of Training and Development. In all, he has spent 14 years in retail automotive sales management.
About GWC Warranty
Established in 1995, GWC Warranty is the largest, best-in-class provider of used vehicle service contracts in the automotive industry. Named a Motor Trend® Recommended Best Buy for independent dealers, GWC Warranty is committed to providing its dealer partners with service, products, training and technology to make them more successful. GWC Warranty has helped bring a “No Worries, Just Drive” experience to more than 1.5 million drivers nationwide. GWC Warranty, rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau, is owned by Stone Point Capital, a Connecticut-based investment firm with aggregate committed capital of more than $13 Billion. For more information about GWC Warranty please visit www.GWCwarranty.com.