F&I Sentinel Hires Scott Hendriks as Director of Product Strategy

Aug 2, 2023 |

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – F&I Sentinel, the leading automotive compliance and regulatory risk mitigation solutions provider, today announced the hiring of Scott Hendriks as its new Director of Product Strategy. Hendriks is a seasoned professional with over 30 years of experience in the auto and consumer lending industries, with expertise in lending operations, risk management, and innovative product strategy.

In his new position, Hendriks will be responsible for leading F&I Sentinel’s product development strategies, developing new integrations related to current and impending industry trends, and steering product management functions. Working collaboratively with the company’s executive team, Hendriks will be instrumental in shaping strategic decisions and driving the implementation of innovative solutions designed to foster higher efficiency, organizational culture, and growth.

“Scott brings a wealth of knowledge and diverse experience that spans over three decades,” said Stephen McDaniel, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of F&I Sentinel. “His proven track record in leading product management, consulting, and designing innovative solutions, combined with his extensive industry experience, will be invaluable to F&I Sentinel as we continue to scale and achieve our ambitious growth targets.”

Prior to joining F&I Sentinel, Hendriks served in numerous roles in organizations including Flagship Credit, Wells Fargo, Fiserv, Sagent Lending, and defi SOLUTIONS. During this time, he designed, implemented, consulted on, and led product management and strategy functions. In addition to these roles, Hendriks also had his own consulting practice, where he helped lenders and providers maximize their market value through robust integrations, efficient operations, and innovative product strategy.

“I am excited to be joining a forward-thinking company like F&I Sentinel, which is so dedicated to providing top-tier F&I compliance solutions to its clients,” Hendriks said. “I’m eager to work with the team and contribute to the company’s growth and success through innovative product development.”

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