ADCO is an association of automobile dealer compliance officers committed to identifying and carrying out compliance best practices that mitigate dealers’ exposure and gain the trust of the buying public.
David Niel Robertson, AFIP Co-Founder, Executive Director
Dave Robertson has spent his 40+ year-career in the arena of automotive dealer finance. Starting as a sales representative in an automobile dealership, Robertson soon gravitated to finance and insurance. He has founded two F&I companies that serve the automotive industry: Dealer Based Services, an independent VSC administrator, and Member Benefits Services, distributors of compliance assistance programs.
Robertson’s industry expertise is widely recognized. He has consulted with leading finance and insurance companies, including, American Airlines Credit Union, American Financial & Automotive Services, Merchants & Businessmen’s Mutual Insurance Company, GE-Capital – Lyndon American, Western Diversified Warranty Corporation.
A U.S. Department of Justice-approved facilitator of court-mandated ECOA training, Robertson has served as an expert witness on insurance and automobile-industry related matters at the federal and state levels.
Robertson is a sought-after spokesperson for the insurance and automobile industry, appearing an ABC’s 20/20 and quoted in national publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Auto Age, and many others.
A graduate of Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, Robertson is a U.S. Army veteran.