PSF Summit features lender-dealer duos for roundtable session

Lenders and dealers will be teaming up to lend their expertise on key issues related to improving the finance process through communication and using technology to convert browsers to buyers, during a roundtable session at PowerSports Finance Summit 2019.

The conference will take place Oct. 23-24 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Register now at

Roundtable leaders — which will consist of a lender-dealer pair — will guide discussions on topics including:

  • Being available on all communication channels – phone, text, email 
  • Real-time communication about deal structure and approval snags  
  • Training dealer staff on different lender programs
  • Streamlining the application process through tech 
  • Enhancing lender portals 

Lender roundtable leaders are Jud Chamblee, business development manager at TDECU; Blake Henke, manager of data and analytics at Fuel Capital Group; Donal Hummer Jr., president and chief executive officer at ThuderRoad Financial; and Emre Ucer, managing partner at MotoLease.

Dealer roundtable leaders are Robert Matt, corporate finance director at iMotorsports; Neil Noble, partner at Calculated Risk Group; Chase Vance, regional director of operations at Freedom Powersports; and Bradley Van Horn, owner of Buy Your Motorcycle.

The lender-dealer roundtable will take place on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 11:15 a.m.

Matthew Wood

Matt Wood is the Associate Editor of PowerSports Finance, where he is responsible for covering all the latest news, trends, and innovations with powersports lenders and dealerships. Previously, Matt was a writer for Auto Finance News before switching full-time to PowerSports Finance. He is also an experienced entertainment news writer covering pop culture, movies, and TV shows. Matt received his Bachelor’s degree in Communication from Rowan University in New Jersey.

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