EasyCare appoints Carl Grane as Director of Training

NORCROSS, Ga., Oct. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EasyCare is excited to welcome Carl Grane as their new Director of Training. Grane brings with him over 28 years of experience in consulting, training and management in both the automotive and financial industries. In his new role, Carl will spearhead the development and execution of new advanced finance, sales and service training programs – in addition to refining the company's overall training strategy – for EasyCare's internal employees, agents and dealers.

Grane and his team are working on developing a blended learning approach, taking EasyCare's world-class training materials, comprehensively updating them and funneling them through a variety of learning channels, including group seminars, webinars, virtual video, and in dealership live training.

"There is tremendous opportunity here – EasyCare has a wealth of training platforms and a driven team that has execution down to a science," said Grane. "Our goal is to couple proven traditional methods with today's leading technology programs, based on individual client and dealer needs, so they can drive their business to its full potential. I am thrilled about the positive impact we'll have and that I get to be a part of it."

Grane comes to EasyCare from American Financial & Automotive Services, where he served as Dealership Development Manager for three years. Prior positions include Director of Associate Development for World Class Automotive Group, and District Sales Manager and Manager of Training/Development for Gulf States Financial Services Group, among others.

"With such a strong background and work ethic, we're thrilled to have Carl on the team," said Penn, Vice President, Business Performance, for EasyCare. "His expertise will further enhance our ability to help drive execution and performance at every dealership level."

About EasyCare®

EasyCare's mission is to help dealers succeed at every customer touchpoint by creating passionate employees and customers. Whether it's protecting the dealerships' customers on their behalf or helping deliver the ultimate driving experience, EasyCare is fully engaged. Since 1984, the company has provided leading-edge benefits that have helped nationwide dealers deliver an outstanding ownership experience to over 7 million customers. EasyCare provides the industry's only "MOTOR TREND Recommended Best Buy" F&I benefits for franchised dealers, in addition to a full suite of training programs, management development and proprietary software. For more information, please visit easycare.com.

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CONTACT: Media Contact: Ashley Braswell Director of Public Relations & Events Cell: 678.615.1142 Abraswell@easycare.com

Source: EasyCare (Formerly APCO)