Directory F&I Companies

Aftercare (S)

    905 Hyde Court
    Costa Mesa, CA, 92626-6900
    FAX: 714/546-0849
    Est: 1958
    MMCS markets and administers Aftercare Mechanical Repair Agreements on new and used powersports products, including ATVs, motorcycles, PWC, snowmobiles, scooters, power equipment and lawn equipment. Marketed exclusively on powersports vehicles for 17 years.
    Contact: Julia Beemer, Vice President

American Modern Insurance Group (S)

    1025 Ashworth Road 403
    W. Des Moines, IA, 50265
    FAX: 515/267-5958
    Contact: Thomas Corron, Manager Operations

American Motorcycle Leasing Corp. (S)

    240 West 35th St. Suite 402
    New York, NY, 10001
    FAX: 212/563-3031
    Est: 1994
    AML offers a 24 - 60 month nationwide program, including a lease-to-own option. Liberal dealer reserve. Provides dealers with a new revenue source. No dealer recourse.
    Contact: Sandy Ahman

ATVline / Markel American Insurance Co. (S)

    PO Box 906
    Pewaukee, WI, 53072-0906
    FAX: 262/548-9790,
    An 'A' rated (excellent) nationwide insurer of motorcycles, personal watercraft and all-terrain vehicles offering special programs for dealers and industry distributors.
    Contact: Gina Niemetschek, Marketing Assistant

Boaz Payment Systems (S)

    1000 Holcomb Woods Parkway Suite 110
    Roswell, GA, 30076
    FAX: 678/819-0153
    Provides credit card processing and other financial services for the powersports industry.
    Contact: S. Matt Tanzy, President

Finance Distribution Corp. (S)

    2941 Sunrise Hwy.
    Islip Terrace, NY, 11572
    FAX: 631/581-4020
    Finance Distribution is a nationwie distributor of auto and powersports F&I products including a powersports etching product that doesn’t require chemicals.
    Contact: Bob Brower

Ganis Credit Corp. (S)

    600 Anton Blvd. 20th Floor
    Costa Mesa, CA, 92626
    FAX: 714/481-8603
    Ganis Credit Corp., an E*Trade Bank Company, provides indirect retail finance programs for dealers and manufacturers on select new motorcycles. Ganis specializes in fixed rate installment programs that provide income-earning potential for dealers.
    Contact: Cliff Franzen

GE Commercial Distribution Finance (S)

    655 Maryville Centre Drive
    St. Louis, MO, 63141
    FAX: 949/475-1895
    GE Commercial Distribution Finance is a leading provider of financing and service programs to motosport manufacturers and dealers. GECDF programs include inventory, consumer, accounts receivable and private label financing.
    Contact: Paul Puma, Vice President/General Manager

GE Consumer Financial Services (S)

    950 Forrer Blvd
    Kettering, OH, 45420
    FAX: 866/261-5343
    Est: 1975 Empl: 6000
    Formerly Conseco, GE provides retail financing for dealers.
    Contact: Michael Craparo, National Sales Manager

Household Retail Services (S)

    2700 Sanders Road
    Prospect Heights, IL, 60070
    FAX: NA
    The Rev Charger powersports financing program provides revolving and installment loans to customers through dealers.
    Contact: Merchant Advocate Group

Innovative Business Solutions Group (S)

    PMB81 25108B Marguerite Pkwy
    Mission Viejo, CA, 92692
    FAX: 949/215-2997
    IBSA is a full service training and consulting firm that specializes in helping powersports dealers increase sales and F&I profits.
    Brands: Extended Service, Theft, Intire, GAP Smart Menu
    Contact: Bill McNelis

    Interstate National Dealer Services (S)

      333 Earle Ovington Blvd.
      Uniondale, NY, 11553
      FAX: 516/222-1818
      Est: 1980
      Provider of service contracts for powersports equipment.
      Brands: Star Sport.
      Contact: Jacob Richardson, National Sales Representative

      ISU/The May Agency (S)

        1327 N. Walnut St.
        Bloomington, IN, 47402
        FAX: 812-333-2150
        Est: 1949 Empl: 22
        The company provides powersports equipment insurance throughout the United States at affordable rates. Offers seasonal policies, discounts for multi-unit policies, renewal discounts and liability limits as high as $300,000. Has unique insurance program for PWC using the OEMs national dealer network.
        Contact: John May, Vice President

      K&K Insurance Group (S)

        1712 Magnavox Way
        Ft. Wayne, IN, 46801
        FAX: 219/459-5511
        K&K offers insurance packages for use by franchised motorcycle dealerships. Coverage includes property and garage liability.
        Brands: Call for information.
        Contact: David Mello, Vice President
        McGraw Insurance/Western Service (S)
        3601 Haven Ave.
        Menlo Park, CA, 94025
        FAX: v714/998-8975
        Est: 1976
        One of the nation's largest writers of powersports equipment insurance. Commissions are paid to dealers with insurance license. Also, one of the nation's largest providers of service contracts for personal watercraft and motorcycles. Serving motorcycle and PWC dealerships in 12 states.
        Contact: Brian Weaver, Sales Manager

      MIC Systems/Software (MDS)

        2964 Airway Av
        Costa Mesa, CA, 92626
        FAX: 714/545-0444
        Est: 1979 Empl: 25
        MIC is a leading supplier of business management software. We offer entry level to fully intergrated systems. Call us for details 800-522-1422 or email us at
        Brands: Powerware, Commander, Brainstorm
        Neil Framer, General Manager

      MMCS (S)
      905 Hyde Court
      Costa Mesa, CA, 92626-6900
      FAX: 714/546-0849
      Est: 1958
      MMCS markets and administers Aftercare Mechanical Repair Agreements on new and used powersports products, including ATVs, motorcycles, PWC, snowmobiles, scooters, power equipment and lawn equipment.
      Brands: Aftercare
      Contact: Tom McCarthy

      National Marine Underwriters (S)
      410 Severn Ave. #207
      Annapolis, MD, 21403
      FAX: 410/268-9764
      Est: 1984
      A nation-wide insurer of personal watercraft and recreational boats. Have your customer call for a free, no-obligation quote at 1-800/BOAT-INS.
      Contact: John Beachley, Marketing Director
      Pinnacle Protection Plans (S)
      600 Griswold Road
      Northville, MI, 48167
      888/999-6860 x242
      FAX: 248/735-5549
      Est: 1999 Empl: 21
      Pinnacle Protection provides service contracts and insurance products for the powersports industry.
      Brands: Pinnacle Protection Plans
      Contact: P. Nick Trost, National Sales/Mktg Manager
      Program Managers, Inc. (S)
      14500 Burnhaven Dr. Suite 135
      Burnsville, MN , 55306
      FAX: 952/435-1693
      Est: 1995
      Provides property and liability insurance for riders and their powersports equipment.
      Contact: Virginia Wimberly

      Progressive Insurance (S)
      760 Beta Drive Suite A
      Mayfield Village, OH, 44143
      FAX: 440/395-3204
      Progressive Insurance, one of the leading powersports insurers in the country, provides competitive rates, specialized coverage and 24-hour quotes and claims access.
      Contact: Scott Combs, Direct Sales Manager

      Ski-Safe Insurance (S)
      One Hollow Lane
      Lake Success, NY, 11042
      FAX: 800-225-6560
      Est: 1977
      Provides special dealer programs for PWC and boat insurance. Commissions paid to licensed agents.
      Brands: Call for information.
      Contact: Howard Reiff, Executive VP
      Transamerica Distribution Finance (S)
      5595 Trillium Blvd. Second Floor SPG
      Hoffman Estates, IL, 60192
      FAX: 800/851-6059
      Transamerica Distribution Finance is a leading multinational provider of distribution financing solutions for manufacturers, distributors and retailers. Since 1953, we have provided financial solutions for capital, liquidity and real-time supply chain information.
      Contact: Brenda Lillrose
      U.S. Insurance Services (S)
      PO Box 47000
      Jacksonville, FL, 32247-7000
      FAX: 904/396-5920
      Est: 1972 Sales: 20,000,000 Empl: 32
      Property and Casualty insurance products sold through dealership or agent. Specialized products for ATV, motorcycle, PWC, boats, travel trailers.
      Brands: A rated insurance carriers.
      Contact: Dave Ball, Sales Manager
      United States Warranty Corp. (S)
      16 Alpha Park
      Cleveland, Ohio, 44143
      FAX: 440/461-0473
      Est: 1975 Empl: 21
      USWC designs and administers service contracts for new and used ATV, motorcycles, PWC and snowmobiles through a national dealer network. Factory programs also are available.
      Brands: Eagle E.S.P.
      Contact: Robert Landis, President

      Computer Firms
      AJA Computers (MDS)
      2511 Meetinghouse Rd.
      Jamison, PA, 18929
      FAX: 413/825-5685
      AJA provides inventory control software with point of sale invoicing. Also provides web site design and web hosting.
      Contact: Roana or Anthony
      Applied Learning Systems (MDS)
      10200 Valley View Road #153
      Eden Prairie, MN, 55344-354
      FAX: 612/941-7768
      Est: 1988
      The company designs and develops computer-based training products.
      Contact: Orin Brobery, President
      ARI (S)
      11425 West Lake Park Drive
      Milwaukee, WI, 53224
      FAX: NA
      Est: 1981
      ARI is a leading provider of electronic catalog business solutions. ARI’s products and services enable manufacturers to automate business communications with dealers and distributors.
      Contact: Campion G. Jaques, Director, Dealer Programs
      Budde Systems, Inc. (MSD)
      PO Box 498
      Grover, MO, 63040
      PHONE: NA
      FAX: NA
      Est: 1990
      BusiBudde: a software package for Rental/Reservation of snowmobiles, watercraft, ATVs. Track inventory, orders, customers. Email estimates/invoices in PDF. Never overbook again! Network ready. Free download.
      Contact: Patrick Budde, President
      C-Systems Software (MDS)
      2201 Arlington Downs Road
      Arlington, TX, 76011
      FAX: 817/649-3199
      Est: 1983 Empl: 40
      Turnkey business management solutions for the powersports dealer, including all software, hardware, on-site installation, training and ongoing technical support. Hardware/software applications to handle every aspect of a powersports dealer or distributor’s business.
      Contact: Ron Tate, National Sales Manager
      Comptron Data Inc. (S)
      6164 S. Hwy 92
      Hereford, AZ, 85615
      FAX: 520/803-1440
      Est: 1987 Empl: 20
      Comptron Data Inc. offers a complete computer dealer management system including parts/POS, service, finance, insurance and accounting modules. Systems include software, hardware and on-site installation and training.
      Contact: Mark Woolverton, Sales Manager
      CounterAcct Software Inc. (MD)
      4501 17th Street
      Vernon, B.C., VT 324 Canada
      FAX: NA
      Software developer of accounting software. CounterAcct 2000 Plus is an affordable, fully integrated Point of Sale, Work Order, Inventory Control, Accounting and Contact Management computer software package.
      Contact: Harvey Bell, Account Executive
      Counterman-Santa Maria Software (MDS)
      PO Box 5140
      Santa Maria, CA, 93456
      FAX: 805/928-3567
      Est: 1990
      Point Of Sale, inventory control, cross referencing, customer information, invoicing, special orders, and more. Counterman is the software of choice for the independent motorcycle shop.
      Brands: Over 100 vendor price books.
      Contact: Rik Sullivan, Sales Manager (S)
      295 Bendix Road 4th Floor
      Virginia Beach, VA, 23452
      FAX: 757/321-8327
      Internet machine listing service. Internet’s largest site dedicated to buying and selling motorcycles, PWC, ATV and snowmobiles.
      Contact: Sara Brueck Nichols, Marketing
      Ideal Computer Systems (MDS)
      999 35th St Building B
      Marion, IA, 52302
      FAX: 319/447-4315
      Est: 1985 Empl: 23
      Manufactures and distributes the Profit System software, a complete business management system that can automate all areas of a business, including inventory control, work order tracking, and integration of sales, service and accounting.
      Brands: The Profit System
      Contact: Julia Abu-Nameh, Public Relations
      NextStep Computer & Software (DS)
      1581 Route 202 #410
      Pomona, NY, 10970-2901
      FAX: 775/258-0811
      Est: 1997
      Provides Integrated modular Dealer Management software including 200+ vendor price files. NextStep has shipped its latest version of PartsLookup Gold, Version 3.08. PartsLookupGold is the inventory management add-on module to PartsLookup Silver. The various versions and payment plans make computerization with PartsLookup affordable for all dealers. Demo CD available upon request.
      Brands: NextStep
      Contact: Dennis Griffiths
      Paulson Computer Systems, Inc. (DS)
      7501 Bridgeport Way West
      Lakewood, WA, 98499
      FAX: 253/589-1009
      Est: 1980
      Computer software/hardware solution provider to the powersports industry. PowerSoft 2003 can handle most day-to-day operations. Software specializes in point-of-sale, inventory control (including bar coding), service management, major unit sales and information retrieval. A complete dealership management system.
      Brands: Powersoft, Marinesoft, POSPlus
      Contact: David Bledsoe, Sales
      Powersports Network (S)
      1166 Quail Court, Suite 400
      Pewaukee, WI, 53072
      FAX: 262/691-3930
      Est: 1998
      PowerSports Network (PSN) provides complete custom dealer Web sites and advanced Internet marketing tools for more than 500 dealers. PSN maintains OEM vehicle information and preloaded OEM, aftermarket and distributor catalogs. Recent enhancements include E*bay interfaces and pre-owned vehicle specifications.
      Contact: Steve Weiner
      ProQuest Powersports/Lightspeed (S)
      5184 Wiley Post Way
      Salt Lake City, UT , 84116
      FAX: 801/521-0329
      Est: 1984 Empl: 100
      Manufacturer and distributor of dealer management computer software for the powersports industry. Complete integration of parts, service, sales, accounting and rental departments with Lightspeed and Discovery systems. Access to comprehensive parts and product catalogs, as well as flat rates and service bulletins.
      Brands: Lightspeed NXT, FicheFinder, Lightspeed Marine, Lightspeed RV, Lightspeed Discovery.
      Contact: Laurie Butts, Marketing Manager
      Shamrock Systems, LLC (DS)
      a USTI Company 3952 South Perkins
      Memphis, TN, 38118
      FAX: 901/797-9642
      Est: 1984 Sales: $3.5 Million Empl: 45
      Provides computer products and services. Shamrock’s software is affordable, easy-to-use and runs on inexpensive Microsoft compatible hardware. Software is designed specifically for the powersports industry.
      Contact: Pat Mc Garrity, President

      Vantage eSystems Inc. (MDS)
      3131 114th Ave SE
      Calgary, AB, T2Z 3X2 Canada
      800-665-6304 ext 631
      FAX: 403-253-5786
      Est: 1993 Sales: Empl:
      As a complete business solution provider, the company offers computer software solutions for the powersports dealership. The systems include point-of-sale processing, Web-delivered supplier price files, parts and service quotations, work order processsing, financial analysis and dealership accounting,
      Contact: Mike Farough
      Vert X Commerce Corp. (DS)
      12250 Darkwood Road
      San Diego, CA, 92129
      FAX: 858/391-1486
      Vert X is the premier provider of dealer websites and Internet services to the powersports industry. Vert X products are a leading marketing tool for dealers who wish to promote their store, display their inventory and manage on-line leads.
      Contact: Jim Woodruff, President
      Wallace Software Design (MDS)
      3350 Pawtucket Avenue
      East Providence, RI, 02915
      FAX: 401/438-3031
      Est: 1979 Sales: $1.000,000 Empl: 8
      Wallace provides an integrated, easy-to-use set of modules designed specifically for the powersports sales, service and parts business. The system works well for small, medium and large franchise dealerships.
      Brands: Powersoft Management Software
      Contact: Mark Fracesconi, Marketing Manager
      World of Powersports (D)
      2635 North 22nd Street
      Decatur, IL, 62526
      FAX: 217/233-0008
      Est: 1995 Empl: 65
      Distributor of wholesale parts for Honda, Kawasaki, Yamaha, Suzuki, Triumph, Polaris, Sea-Doo, Tigershark and Arctic Cat, Bombardier, Cannondale, E-ton.
      Brands: Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Triumph, Polaris, Sea-Doo, Tigershark, Arctic Cat, Cannondale,
      Ski Doo
      Contact: Dane Lawhorn, Parts Manager

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