Scottsdale, Ariz. April 21, 2020— CNA National has welcomed Randy Cauthen in the newly created role of divisional vice president. In this position, he will oversee and support the company’s clients and sales staff located in the western half of the U.S.
Cauthen is a well-known and highly respected veteran of the F&I industry with more than 31 years of experience at all levels—from retail sales to agencies and third-party administrators. He served as executive vice president for Tricor Automotive for the past six years, after stints with APCO and AON/Resource/Ryan Dealer Group, among others. Cauthen was also on the board of directors for a dealer-owned non-controlled foreign corporation.
“Randy is viewed by agents and dealers as a true partner, and we are very fortunate to have him join us,” said Jeff Weston, chief revenue officer for CNAN. “Given our commitment to supporting the growth and goals of our clients, his wealth of knowledge and long-term relationships will be invaluable to everyone involved.”
“My professional life has been dedicated to helping dealers grow their business and assisting my own staff to advance to the next level of their careers,” said Cauthen. “I welcome the chance to join this outstanding team and look forward to the opportunities that come from working for a company with such a stellar reputation.”
Cauthen mentored many of today’s industry leaders in F&I and has been recognized with multiple awards throughout his career. He is a graduate of St. Bernard Parish College and GM’s Dealer Academy.
About CNA National Warranty Corporation
CNAN is a recognized leader in the vehicle service contract industry. Since its inception, it has grown to become a top finance and insurance provider for automobile dealers, with more than four million contracts in force. The company offers a choice of reinsurance structures (both controlled foreign corporation and non-controlled foreign corporation) as well as GAP coverage and tire-and-wheel protection. It has been named “Best Provider” in Auto Dealer Today’s Dealers’ Choice Awards for 15 consecutive years (2005-2010, 2012-2019 for service contracts, and 2011-2013 and 2017 for reinsurance). In addition, CNAN was the first and one of only two service contract companies recognized for “Highest Overall Dealer Satisfaction” by J.D. Power and Associates.* The company’s service contract program has had the exclusive endorsement of the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) since 1995. Learn more at CNANational.com.
*J.D. Power and Associates 2003 Dealer Service Contract Satisfaction StudySM based on 5,053 dealer evaluations, www.jdpower.com