Primeritus Names Wayne Acklen as Chief Financial Officer

March 13, 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015 Nashville, TN – Primeritus Financial Service, a leading provider of repossession management, remarketing, title services and skip tracing services to the auto finance industry, announced today that it has hired Wayne Acklen as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. Acklen will be responsible for leading the company’s financial, accounting, compliance and I.T. operations.

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2014 was the Season of Giving for Primeritus Financial Services

January 2, 2015

Friday, January 2, 2015 Nashville, TN – During 2014, employees of Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. worked hard campaigning and giving for their favorite charities. Primeritus CEO, Chuck Tapp said “Our employees held a highly successful Red Cross Blood Drive; a walk to raise money and awareness for the American Diabetes Association.” Tapp continued, “We end the year with our annual holiday donation to A Special Wish Foundation®, giving special wishes to children with a life-threatening illness.”

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Primeritus Financial Services Annual Agent Partner Event a Success

October 2, 2014

September 2014 Nashville, TN – Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. hosted their 2nd Agent Partner Event in Nashville, TN on September 11th and 12th and had a record turnout. Primeritus’ first Event in 2013 hosted over 100 attendees and this year’s Event doubled that number. The Event took place in Nashville over a two-day span from September 11th through the 12th. Primeritus CEO Chuck Tapp stated, “We were very excited to have such a large turnout this year. By doubling last year’s attendance, it gave us the opportunity to show even more of our agent partners how much we truly appreciate their efforts and hard work. It was fun to entertain all the attendees during the two-day Event and thank them for their partnership. We’re already looking forward to next year’s Event!”

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Primeritus Financial Services Announces Agent Partner Event

August 12, 2014

August 1, 2014 Nashville, TN – Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. has announced their second Agent Partner Event will be hosted on September 11th and 12th at their new corporate office location in Nashville, Tennessee. Primeritus hosted their first event last year with over 100 agent partners in attendance. “We are looking to increase this year’s event size and welcome more agent partners to Nashville,” according to Primeritus Vice President and General Manager, Justin Conners. He continues, “We’re excited for the opportunity to welcome our agent partners back to Nashville and to our new home office. We’re also pleased to have the opportunity to show our agents how much we appreciate their efforts. We continue to grow as an organization and that growth is directly related to the successful relationships we strive for with all of our agency partners.” Primeritus CEO Chuck Tapp adds, “Everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves last … Continued

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Primeritus Financial Services Announces Incentive Program for Agents

February 28, 2014

February 2014 Nashville, TN – Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. has announced the release of the Primeritus Incentive Program for 2014. The program is designed to reward agent partners with the best performance in regards to repossession success and compliance compared to their peers. Under the Primeritus program, each Vendor Territory Manager’s (VTM) region will produce three winners every quarter. The winners will be categorized into peer groups according to volume, and one additional agency will be selected by the Primeritus staff for a total of sixteen (16) $500 awards! “We are excited to offer this program to our agents as a way of rewarding them for jobs well done,” reports Primeritus Vice President and General Manager, Justin Conners. Each peer group will be categorized into high-, mid-, and low-volume agencies. The staff pick will be chosen by a majority vote and that honor will be awarded to the agency that … Continued

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Primeritus Financial Services Partners with TrendSource to Offer Free Initial Compliancy Audits to Their Agency Partners

February 28, 2014

February 2014 Nashville, TN – With compliancy as the watchword for many industries moving forward, Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. has announced their plans for auditing their agency partners’ lots in 2014. Primeritus has chosen to partner with TrendSource to perform those audits. The audits will provide Primeritus and their clients with a working knowledge of their agency partners’ lots as well as what compliance steps are being taken at those lots. This will continue to strengthen Primeritus’ leadership role in industry compliance initiatives. As the need for compliance assurances for agencies increase, Primeritus has plans to verify compliancy by auditing all of their agencies’ locales this year. Primeritus is proud to announce that in 2014, these audits will come at no expense to their agency partners. Primeritus CEO Chuck Tapp reports, “We feel the need for compliancy is so vital to this industry, we decided to assist our agency partners … Continued

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Primeritus Financial Services Acquires Repo Remarketing and Find Track Locate

February 24, 2014

February 24, 2014 Nashville, TN – Primeritus Financial Services, Inc., a leader in recovery management, skip tracing and remarketing services, today announced their acquisition of Repo Remarketing, a principal recovery and remarketing firm. Included in the acquisition is Find Track Locate, Repo Remarketing’s skip tracing unit. “The Gartner’s have built a streamlined flagship repossession and remarketing platform for credit unions, which is a perfect complement to all of the services our organization provides for banks, captive finance companies and specialty lenders” said Primeritus Chairman, Cam Hitchcock. “Our collaboration with Repo Remarketing will expand our footprint, especially within the credit union market, where Repo Remarketing has developed a leading platform. We’re proud to welcome Repo Remarketing into the Primeritus family of companies,” concluded Hitchcock. Primeritus CEO Chuck Tapp went on to say, “Lance and Victoria Gartner built Repo Remarketing into a great niche business over the last 16 years. Their company … Continued

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Primeritus Financial Services Brings 2013 To A Charitable Close

January 2, 2014

Thursday, January 2, 2014 Nashville, TN – During the last quarter of 2013, employees of Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. were busy campaigning for destitute families needing food with their collections on behalf of Feeding America® Second Harvest Food Bank, and giving special wishes to children with a life-threatening illness through donations to A Special Wish Foundation®. “Primeritus employees participated in an intra-office competition to collect food items for the Feeding America’s Second Harvest Food Bank,” reports Primeritus CEO, Chuck Tapp, “and the response was heartfelt and larger than we anticipated with almost 3,200 food items donated to our local Second Harvest Food Bank chapter. A Special Wish Foundation, Inc. is another organization that is close to our hearts, especially during the holidays,” said Tapp. He goes on to add, “We selected A Special Wish Foundation as one of several charities which we were pleased to have donated to throughout 2013.” … Continued

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Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. Announces Key Management Hires

December 13, 2013

Industry leaders recruited for key Sales and General management positions December 10, 2013 Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. today announced the addition of two industry leaders for key management positions. Ben Murdock has joined Primeritus as VP of Sales & Services. Murdock most recently served as Executive Director of Sales and Services at Openlane, where he held several senior positions during his tenure there. “Ben has 15 years’ experience in technology, management and sales operations servicing the automotive finance industry. We are very excited to have him as part of the Primeritus team,” said Chuck Tapp, Primeritus’ CEO. Murdock holds a BA in Business Management and an MBA in International Business. He will report to Executive VP of Sales, Service and Marketing, Joe Mappes. Chris McGinness has accepted the position of General Manager for the El Dorado Hills, CA Primeritus location. After an early background in public accounting, McGinness began his … Continued

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Primeritus Financial Services Salutes Agency Partnerships with Special 2-day Agent Event in October

November 8, 2013

Monday, November 4, 2013 Nashville, TN – On October 24th and 25th, Primeritus Financial Services held its first-ever Agent Partner Event for its national agency partners in Nashville, Tennessee, home to the Primeritus Corporate offices. Over 100 agents joined the Primeritus management team and staff for a tour of the new offices, a reception and dinner on the 24th. The agent partners joined the Primeritus staff the following day for a Nashville city tour and business session on board the Music City Queen riverboat on the Cumberland River.

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