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iA American Wins Eight 2023 Dealers' Choice Awards

Jul 24, 2023
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Austin, TX (July 24, 2023) – iA American Warranty Group (iA American) is pleased to announce that we have been chosen to receive eight 2023 Dealers’ Choice Awards in the following categories:

• New Vehicle Leads (Diamond—for Dealer Wizard)
• Digital Marketing (Diamond—for Dealer Wizard)
• Sales Training (Diamond)
• F&I Training (Gold)
• Special Finance Training (Platinum)
• Reinsurance & Participation (Gold)
• F&I Menu Software (Platinum)
• Data Mining (Platinum—for Dealer Wizard)

For the second year in a row, and with many new and updated categories this year, iA American received more awards than anyone else in the industry. It marks the first time iA American has received three awards for training, and the first time the Dealer Wizard team has been awarded three wins.

“We are so humbled to be recognized with a record eight Dealers’ Choice Awards this year,” said Kristen Gruber, President of iA American. “This great achievement is a testament to the efforts of our entire company to continue growing and improving, with the Client Experience at the center of all we do. Thank you to everyone who took the time to express your support for us with your vote.”

“Winning not two, but three awards this year is an incredible honor,” said Eric “Frenchy” Mélon, SVP of Sales and Head of Training & Development. “We pride ourselves on having an incredible training program with the most committed team in the industry. On behalf of that team, thank you for recognizing us and the work that we do.”

“All of us at Dealer Wizard are thankful to be the recipients of three Dealers’ Choice Awards this year,” said Todd Stewart, Senior VP for Dealer Wizard, iA American’s equity-mining solution. “I am so proud of everything the team has accomplished, and look forward to helping our dealer partners continue to flourish.”

Now in its 19th year, the Dealers’ Choice Awards are determined solely by dealers and dealership personnel. Voters were asked to complete at least five of the survey’s 31 categories, entering their partner company’s name and scoring them on quality, value, customer service, and whether they would recommend that company to another dealer.

iA American is part of iA Financial Group, one of the largest insurance and wealth management groups in Canada. With assets of C$207.8 billion as of June 2023, iA Financial Group is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol IAG (common shares) and IAF (preferred shares).

Every day and with every interaction, iA American is “Invested in You.”


About iA American Warranty Group:

With a history dating back to 1984, iA American Warranty Group (iA American) is both a full-service administrator and an “A” rated insurer for the F&I industry. Our parent company is iA Financial Group, one of the largest insurance and wealth-management groups in Canada. Thanks to our complete vertical integration, every aspect of our business is controlled in-house, including insurance, products, wealth-building opportunities, retail technology, training, income development, and performance marketing. We are headquartered in Austin, TX and have regional support offices throughout the USA. The iA Financial Group and iA American Warranty Group business names and logos are registered trademarks of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.