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WHY MERIDIAN?

It is our mission to provide our clients with highly customized support, products and process. We take the time to find out what your priorities are, and we customize our offering to meet your needs. It is our goal to integrate with your management team and constructively support their needs to accomplish your goals.

We would like to learn more about you and your specific requirements.

Would you like to learn more about what will become the most productive relationship that you will ever have with another team?

Call us at (813) 716-1931 to set up an initial consultation

WHO WE SERVE

Meridian Dealer Services is focused on delivering high quality Finance and Insurance (F&I) products, reinsurance, vehicle service contracts, training, customer retention solutions, incentive programs and collision repair solutions for our clients. We are committed to delivering those products and support to:

Franchised Automobile Dealers
Independent Automobile Dealers
Power Sports Dealers
RV Dealers
Marine Dealers
Collision Repair Facilities
Independent Repair Facilities

PRODUCT OFFERINGS

There is an abundance of F&I products available in the marketplace today. While many products appear similar, there are often subtle differences. These differences may affect your ability to achieve your goals.

Meridian Dealer Services invests a significant amount of time researching Providers and products to ensure we have the best product offering available to help you achieve your goals.

Some of our product offerings include:

Dealer Branded Programs
Custom Maintenance Programs
Customer Retention Programs
Vehicle Service Contracts
Wrap Contracts
Lifetime Warranty
Pre-Owned Certified
GAP
Tire and Wheel Programs
Theft Recovery Devices
GPS Tracking
Inventory Management and Lot Protection
Paint Protection
Key Replacement
Bundle Products
F&I Menu
Customized Point of Sale Materials

THE TEAM

We believe that success is achieved when talented people follow sound process and come together as a team. Here is our team that is very committed to helping you and your team achieve your goals:

Paul started in the retail automotive industry in 1987. Paul has held positions in Sales, Auto Dealership Finance & Insurance, F&I, Sales Management, General Sales Management, body shop and vehicle wholesale. Additionally, Paul brings nearly 20 years of experience in the vehicle service contract and product industry. He has held positions for 2 of the largest providers in the business, including Vice President for nearly 10 years. He has won multiple awards for delivering results to clients. During his career, Paul has held a full line property and casualty license and was AFIP certified. Paul is committed to making Meridian the best F&I Provider in the auto dealership industry from the dealer’s perspective.

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Call (813) 716-1931

 

Ann started in the retail automotive industry in 1992. She has held positions in Sales, Sales Management and F&l for one of the largest dealer groups in Wisconsin. Ann’s experience and knowledge as a top producing F&l Director is a benefit to all of Meridian’s clients. Ann has successful experience with hiring, training, developing and leading F&l Managers. She has current and real world experience with the challenges that Dealers and F&l Managers face every day delivering vehicles quickly, profitably and in compliance with all state and federal regulations.

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Call (414) 350-4052

 

Geof served as CFO and General Counsel for a large dealership group in Southeast Wisconsin for 15 years. Prior to that, Geof was a tax manager at an accounting firm where he had several specialties, including automotive dealerships. Geof has real-world hands on knowledge of dealership operations and that is a benefit to Meridian’s clients. His experience includes developing and supervising staff, writing motivational compensation plans, new business start-ups, compliance, human resources and marketing plans. Geof earned his JD, his MBA and undergraduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

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Call (414) 940-4444

 

Emily has extensive experience in data and information organization. While attending Marquette University, she was involved in a project to re-catalog the entire library onto an automated system. That experience has given her a tremendous amount of knowledge in organizing data and using technology to do so. She has also held positions in sales support and cost accounting in the printing industry and the international shipping industry. Her experience helps ensure that all of our client’s contracts, agreements and payments are processed properly and on time. Emily earned her undergraduate degree from Marquette University.

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Call (414) 573-3926

 

THE PROPOSITION

Thank you for visiting our website. It is intentionally very brief. We have the reinsurance deals, low admin fees, training, incentives, and all of the rest. Why aren’t there stock photos of unknown people smiling and laughing? Why do we not have page after page of mind numbing useless information? Why is all of that absent from this website?

Because we want to learn about YOU!

After we have learned about your priorities we will deliver a highly customized proposal centered on satisfying your needs. We operate with a very high level of transparency. If you are ready for a different and highly productive relationship with our team, please contact us today.