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1 Crystal Hartwell

Crystal Hartwell

Garden Grove, CA, United States

2 Phil Spagnoli

Phil Spagnoli

Seattle, WA, United States

3 Allison Phelps

Allison Phelps

Chicago, IL, United States

4 Sean Reyes

Sean Reyes

Laguna Hills, CA, United States

5 Ron Garverick

Ron Garverick

Dumas, TX, United States

Blog Posts

Auto Dealers Expect Valuations and Profits to Increase in 2022

Posted by Crystal Hartwell on November 29, 2021 at 8:36am 0 Comments

Positive momentum in auto retail and buy/sell market will continue in 2022, according to the recently-released 2021 Kerrigan Dealer Survey: 61% of dealerships expect an increase in their valuation, 79% expect profits to rise and 77% expect to…


84% of Auto Dealers Continue Digital Retailing Capabilities Post-Pandemic, but Fall Short of End-to-End Process

Posted by Crystal Hartwell on November 16, 2021 at 10:01am 0 Comments

A new eLEND Solutions report reveals that auto dealers are offering digital retailing a warm, but partial, embrace: nearly half have advanced their DR ‘end point’ since COVID lockdowns, but 64% end digital…

Continue Finds 84% of Travelers Will Drive This Thanksgiving Holiday, Steered by Flight Disruptions, Flexible Work Schedules and Lingering COVID-19 Concerns

Posted by Allison Phelps on November 15, 2021 at 1:26pm 0 Comments

More Than Half of Americans Plan to Travel This Thanksgiving Holiday, Up 46% From 2020; 

62% of…


The Competition for Technicians is Heating Up

Posted by Sean Reyes on November 15, 2021 at 9:15am 0 Comments

Most dealerships already find it difficult to recruit technicians. With the influx of warranty and safety…


How to Destroy your personal brand overnight

Posted by Phil Spagnoli on November 14, 2021 at 9:46pm 0 Comments

“How to Destroy your personal brand overnight”




How to Exceed Expectations in Trade-In

Posted by Marek Truumaa on November 12, 2021 at 6:54am 0 Comments

Today I wanted to share with you some thoughts about how to exceed in the trade-in process.

As the automotive industry is in turmoil, now more than ever, it's crucial to be on top of your game.

Some stats about the…


Kerrigan Advisors Represented Priority 1 Automotive Group in its Sale to AutoNation – Largest Transaction on Record in Baltimore-Washington Market

Posted by Crystal Hartwell on November 11, 2021 at 9:26am 0 Comments

Priority 1 sale marks the 21st group sale Kerrigan Advisors has represented since 2015


Incline Village, NV – November 11, 2021 – Kerrigan Advisors represented Baltimore, Maryland-based…


Vehicle Leasing Surges at Credit Unions as CULA Marks Leasing Milestone

Posted by Crystal Hartwell on November 10, 2021 at 9:37am 0 Comments

Leader in indirect vehicle leasing for credit unions marks 100,000 active leases, worth nearly $3.8 billion, as credit union members increasingly opt for leasing’s flexibility and…


CARS Acquires CreditIQ Automotive Fintech Platform, Enabling Instant Financing For Consumers, Dealers and Lenders

Posted by Allison Phelps on November 4, 2021 at 4:12pm 0 Comments

Transaction Highlights:

  • Advances CARS’ growth strategy and expands TAM into the multi-billion dollar Auto Finance segment, which is rapidly growing as online car buying…

Hasta La Vista, Used Cars!

Posted by Sean Reyes on November 4, 2021 at 10:49am 0 Comments

A recent news story,…


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