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November 26, 2019
CLEARWATER, FL — UDS/Brown & Brown Dealer Services (BBDS), announced the promotion of John Tabar to Vice President of Training.
UDS/Brown & Brown Dealer Services (BBDS) announced the promotion of John Tabar to Vice President of Training.
John understands the Power of WE and has immersed himself in all aspects of training for dealer partners and BBDS teammates, both current and the rapidly increasing staff through acquisition.
“John has taken the acclaimed UDS Training program up three notches to peak industry levels. His experience and knowledge in automotive retailing and compliance will advance the skills of thousands in the coming years. Perfect timing for the new Powerhouse of which UDS is a component, namely the Brown & Brown Dealer Services network,” says Randy Crisorio, UDS President. “John understands the Power of WE and has immersed himself in all aspects of training for dealer partners and BBDS teammates,
John will continue to apply his depth of knowledge of dealership sales and F&I processes which have grown in complexity over the years. The appearance of transition in todays retail climate is real and John will begin assembling a team to support many exciting projects slated for release this year.
November 26, 2019
CLEARWATER, FL — UDS, a division of Brown & Brown Dealer Services, announces the acquisition of Dealer Marketing Link, a Pennsylvania-based F&I operation.
“Joining the Brown & Brown team in May provided UDS with expanding resources and a greater presence in the United States,” says Randy Crisorio, UDS President & CEO. “Merging Dealer Marketing Link operations into UDS furthers that presence. We are very excited to have them on board and look forward to serving their current Dealer Partners and the Pennsylvania market,” adds Crisorio.
Dealer Marketing Link has a decades-long track record of providing valuable F&I services to its dedicated Dealer clients. UDS will look to enhance those value-added services through its award-winning training and development platform. The commitment to deliver superior products, support and profits for those Dealers remains paramount in UDS planning for 2020.
May 15, 2019
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — J. Scott Penny, chief acquisitions officer of Brown & Brown Inc., and Randy Crisorio, the owner of United Development Systems Inc., announced that Brown & Brown of Kentucky Inc., a subsidiary of Brown & Brown Inc., has acquired substantially all of the assets of UDS.
Since its founding by Crisorio in 1982, UDS has been a leader in the F&I performance and compliance management segment, particularly among auto dealers in Florida and the Southeast. Crisorio and the UDS team have been recognized by the F&I industry over multiple years, including a record-long stretch of top honors in the F&I Training category in the annual Dealers’ Choice Awards.
Executives said the UDS team, which includes vice presidents Jeff Crisorio and Brian Crisorio, will become part of Brown & Brown Dealer Services, which operates under the leadership of Mike Neal, president of Brown & Brown of Kentucky Inc.
“Randy, along with his sons Jeff and Brian, has established UDS as an industry recognized leader in F&I training,” Neal said. “The UDS team gives us an established presence in Florida and the Southeast. Also, the UDS training and technology resources will enhance our national platform to service our dealer partners across the country. We are excited about what our new UDS teammates bring to Brown & Brown Dealer Services.”
“On behalf of the entire UDS team, we are excited to join and collaborate with the expanding Brown & Brown Dealer Services group,” Randy Crisorio said. “Brown & Brown continues to pick winners, placing the team at the spear of the F&I industry delivering dominant performance for dealer customers. This union expands our footprint and product offerings making Brown & Brown an excellent choice for franchise dealers.”
January 17, 2019
CLEARWATER, Fla. — United Development Systems, Inc. (UDS) adds expertise with the addition of Doug Fiore to its growing development team.
“Doug has spent over 30 years in the automotive retail environment, with the bulk of that time spent training and developing front-end retail operations,” says Randy Crisorio, UDS President. “Adding the wide scope of knowledge Doug brings, specifically in technology, further enhances our ability to deliver on our value proposition,” adds Crisorio.
Doug has enjoyed a highly successful career where, after enjoying more than a decade on the retail side, he transitioned to the service side. He has led development teams in the F&I space, both with independent and factory providers, and ultimately branched into lending and, most recently, technology, as the National Desking Manager with Route One.
In keeping with the F&I Performance objective of UDS and the importance of desking to delivery, Doug will have a wide-ranging interaction with UDS Dealer Partners throughout the Southeast.
For more information, please contact Brian Crisorio at (800) 282-1154 or visit www.UDSDealerservices.com
June 28, 2018
Clearwater, FL — United Development Systems, Inc. (UDS) has been named the Diamond Award Winner for F&I Training and Platinum Award Winner for Compliance Training in the 2018 Dealers’ Choice Awards by Auto Dealer Today.
For the fourteenth consecutive year UDS has been ranked tops in the F&I Training category. “We are always looking to upgrade our deliverables and continue to do that with the recent additions of John Tabar, Director of Training, and our proprietary e-Learning platform,” says Randy Crisorio, President and CEO of UDS. UDS also features live monthly training via classroom and webinar settings as well as always-available content delivered through its online Partner Portal and UDSTV.com. “High quality F&I Training solutions continues to be the #1 cure for ailing F&I operations and we are proud to be recognized as the leader in that field,” adds Crisorio.
– About the Awards Process
This is the fourteenth year Auto Dealer Today has held the Dealer’s Choice Awards, which recognizes the highest rated vendors, suppliers and finance companies in the automotive industry. The awards are based solely on the votes of those who use the products and services every day, namely dealers and dealership management. Respondents rated providers in four areas: 1) the quality of the product or service, 2) customer support and service, 3) the overall value, and 4) whether the dealer would recommend the provider.
March 20, 2018
Clearwater, FL — United Development Systems, Inc. (UDS) announces the launch of its upgraded environmental protection program, UDS Diamond Finish, now featuring Nano Diamond Ceramic Technology. Available immediately to any franchised dealer looking to boost their bottom line with a first-of-its-kind program that is fully earned at the time of sale and application. While the use of ceramic protection is not new to our industry, it no longer requires years of training to handle or hours to apply.
“The UDS Diamond Finish program integrates into any PDI process adding mere minutes, rather than hours, through a foam/spray on delivery system,” says Brian Crisorio, Vice President at UDS. “Couple the high-quality materials with an industry leading limited warranty and a winner is born,” adds Crisorio. The UDS Diamond Finish program is eligible on ANY age vehicle with 7 years of A-rated coverage. There are no mileage restrictions, never a deductible and includes coverage against acid rain, insects, tree sap, bird waste and more. Additionally, full interior protection (rips, tears, burns and punctures) comes standard with wheel protection available as an upgrade.
November 27, 2017
CLEARWATER, Fla. — United Development Systems Inc. (UDS) announced the addition of John Tabar as director of training, coinciding with the launch of an elearning platform.
“John has spent nearly 30 years in the automotive retail environment, with the bulk of that time spent training dealership staff to sell more and earn more,” said Randy Crisorio, president of UDS. “Having such a seasoned veteran join our team will undoubtedly bolster our position in the marketplace and advance our training programs exponentially.”
Tabar has led training programs at the executive level for a large, multinational F&I player. Additionally, John has authored and delivered training materials for industry events, state associations and dealer groups as well as his firm’s LMS/elearning platform, a training medium that UDS itself has just launched.
John’s responsibilities with UDS will include authoring new and impactful training material, as well as delivering F&I, sales and sales management seminars nationwide, according to the company.
John can be reached directly at (727) 533-5611 or firstname.lastname@example.org
June 28, 2017
Clearwater, FL – United Development Systems, Inc. (UDS) celebrates 35 years of excellence in the F&I Performance arena.
UDS is a full service F&I Performance Company based in Clearwater, Florida. Founded by its President and CEO, Randy Crisorio, in 1982, UDS has been providing its F&I performance package to franchised dealers consisting of: 1) Top-Tier Product Suite, 2) Award-Winning Training, 3) In-Store Coaching and Development and 4) Unmatched Technology Offerings.
“We have achieved this milestone through the hard work and dedication of our team and our culture of delivering extreme value to our dealer partners,” says Randy Crisorio. He adds, “We will continue as market leaders for another 35 years through innovation and growth aimed at keeping our dealer partners ahead of the F&I curve.”
UDS maintains a well-diversified portfolio of product options for its Dealer Partners from some of the most recognized and trusted providers in the industry. UDS Training components include consistent classroom, dealership, and online applications, with Development to include in-store coaching, AutoMenu® delivery technology, AutoTracking® reporting technology, monthly Profit Analysis and Performance Review, as well as Incentive Administration, to name a few. Additionally, UDS brings expertise in various profit participation programs, including reinsurance, to maximize Dealer wealth.
For more information on UDS, and its broad scope of dealership offerings, please contact Brian Crisorio at 1-800-282-1154
June 5, 2017
Tampa, FL – United Development Systems, Inc. (UDS) has been named the Diamond Award Winner for F&I Training and Platinum Award Winner for Compliance Training in the 2017 Dealers’ Choice Awards by Auto Dealer Today.
For the thirteenth consecutive year UDS has been ranked tops in the F&I Training category. “Staying atop the needs of today’s automotive dealers and their F&I professionals is an endeavor that we at UDS take very seriously. Being recognized once again for our efforts in supporting their growth and prosperity is a great feeling.” says Randy Crisorio, President and CEO of UDS. “Our team works very hard month in and month out; Hats off to them for continuing to deliver results-oriented solutions to our Dealer Partners,” adds Crisorio.