OCTOBER 28-30 / BELLAGIO LAS VEGAS
Chief Executive Officer
Craig began his career in auto finance almost twenty-five years ago when he launched a sub-prime loan origination company while attending graduate school. He later sold the business and joined Summit Acceptance Corporation. After the acquisition of Summit by Capital One (COAF), Craig became an integral part of COAF’s growth from a regional lender to a national presence as a senior leader in the Sales organization and the author of the COAF Sales Execution Model. In 2002, Mr. Hewitt joined the senior management team at HSBC Auto Finance where he led the Eastern Divisions growth to new heights in volume and profitability by bringing innovative approaches to team organization coupled with the discipline of six sigma process improvements. In 2011, shortly after the acquisition of AmeriCredit by General Motors, Craig joined the team at GM Financial as a Senior Vice President in Dealer Services where he led the Southeast Region through the building of GM Financial as a captive finance company. In July of 2018, Craig was selected as the first Chief Executive Officer for CarFinance.com a multi-lender, direct-to-consumer auto finance platform.