F&I Sentinel Expands Executive Leadership Team with Addition of Two Cox Automotive Veterans

May 19, 2022 |

Names John Elias as VP of Sales, David Miller as VP of Product and Technology

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | May 19, 2022 – F&I Sentinel today announced that John Elias and David Miller, two former team members at F&I Express, have joined the company in key leadership roles. Elias has been appointed Vice President of Sales, leading a team responsible for promoting F&I Sentinel’s CITADEL® platform to automotive finance companies, banks and credit unions, finance and insurance product companies, and automotive dealership enterprises. Miller has been appointed Vice President of Product and Technology, charged with managing and innovating CITADEL® to meet customer demands and emerging trends and regulatory changes.

F&I Sentinel’s cloud-based CITADEL® SaaS platform is an efficient turn-key compliance solution that protects finance companies, dealers, and consumers by mitigating reputation, financial, litigation, and regulatory risks in connection with the sales and financing of vehicle finance and insurance products.

Both Elias and Miller will report to Stephen McDaniel, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of F&I Sentinel.

“We’re extremely fortunate to have John and David join us,” said McDaniel. “John’s deep experience selling data-driven products and services to the automotive finance industry aligns perfectly with our sales strategy, and David’s decades of experience in managing and innovating technology products and solutions will strengthen and secure our position as the most complete end-to-end F&I compliance solution in the market.”

Previously, Elias was Senior Director for Lender Sales at Cox Automotive. Before Cox Automotive, Elias held senior executive sales positions at LexisNexis, Experian, and Equifax. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Toledo and a Master of Business Administration degree from Ashford University.

Before joining F&I Sentinel, Miller served as Project Manager for F&I Express. He also held positions with Dealer Socket, AFG Technologies, and SouthwestRe.

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