Improving Profitability

Improving Profitability since 1994 with an average increase of over $300 per vehicle.

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Our Sales/F&I Training Program

Our Sales/F&I Training program is a result of real-world, in-dealership experience combined with professional development.

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Success is the result of professional training, support, and compliance.

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What Sets Intrepid Automotive Apart from the Competition?

Intrepid Automotive provides the highest quality finance and insurance products and services to automobile dealers who seek added customer value and increased profits.

We have a team full of trained experts with broad experience in the automotive and F&I industries. We’re client and results-oriented, and ready to give your dealership the individualized attention you need – that’s what sets us apart!

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Our Products

  • Extended Vehicle Service Programs
  • Security Coding (Etch Programs)
  • Customer Loyalty/Retention Program
  • Pre-paid Maintenance
  • Road Hazard
  • Tire & Wheel Protection
  • Multi-level Protection Plan includes 5 products, 1 low cost
  • Tires for Life
  • Paint, Fabric, & Leather/Vinyl Protection
  • Rust Protection (chemical or module)
  • Lease Wear & Tear
  • Dent Protection
  • Gap Protection
  • RV Programs
  • Powersports Programs
  • Menu Systems
  • Key Replacement
  • Bi-Weekly Payment Plan

Latest News

Intrepid Automotive Sponsors F&I Menu Training

Date published: 10/28/15 Intrepid Automotive held a 2-day F&I Menu Training class the week of October 20th in Buffalo, in conjunction with National Auto Care. NAC’s training director, Jay Lawrence, led the class. Jay brings more than 30 years of automotive F&I...

VIN Etching program will deter car thieves

Date published: 10/28/2014 The Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Virginia State Police sponsor the Help Eleminate Auto Theft (HEAT) program, which helps deter thieves from stealing cars. Lake of the Woods will host an event on Wednesday, Oct. 29, to provide...

New Year's Resolution for 2015: Do Not Lose Car Keys

Source: Henry Date published: 12/31/14 Replacing a so-called “smart” car key with an embedded computer chip can cost an arm and leg — $400 in some cases or potentially much more. Consumer Reports said a couple of years ago one of its engineers had...

Our Services

Income Development

Intrepid delivers proven results. Our account managers have earned client acclaim for their professional approach to our customers’ ongoing needs. Our unique suite of products are designed to maximize your productivity and increase your earnings. With years of experience in the industry, we’re trained problem-solvers. We have a talented core of employees who find solutions and motivation for your staff. Your profitability is our goal!

F&I & Sales Training

Our knowledgeable team provides comprehensive training for your entire staff. We’ll train you onsite in your stores, any time you need us. Intrepid plans regional seminars, schools, and web-conferences specially designed to keep your dealership trained and re-trained as needed. We’ll also provide AFIP training and certification. Our hands-on approach has us onsite and in your store to answer your questions, streamline your processes, and drive efficiency.

Online Training

Intrepid helps your dealership with online training modules for Sales, F&I, and compliance. Please contact us for more details on how to access our wide library of tools.

F&I Fill In

F&I Manager on vacation? Unexpected illness? Why struggle? When your office is short-handed, Intrepid will send a fully-trained, professional account manager to your store to help you out for as long as you need us. Don’t hesitate to contact us when you’re in a bind.

Menu Selling Program

Our Finance Menu is a full solution to automotive business managers. With real time reports, full customization and industry leading tools, we create a software platform that allows for dealership success, focusing on making your job easier and keeping your dealership compliant.

Dealership Reporting

Our team has the ability to compile a wide variety of reports on products sold by your Finance Manager. We’ll help your dealership design a strategy that best fits your needs, with the goal of your profitability, compliance and ongoing success.

Meet the Intrepid Team

David Kern


David Kern grew up in a family business and that is where he learned his strategic work ethic and knowledge of a successful entrepreneurship. David’s mother and three brothers are all very accomplished business owners.

Due to David’s training, knowledge and experience working with car dealerships for over 30 years he has spearheaded Intrepid Automotive to be the leader amongst the companies that he represents. He is AFIP certified.

David is a fan of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres. He and his wife enjoy watching their children show horses and traveling.

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Bill Lewis

Bill Lewis

Regional Manager

Bill Lewis has been in sales since graduating with a BA from Colgate University in 1982.  Bill has over 25 years in the sales industry.
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Duane Kavanaugh

Duane Kavanaugh

Account Representative

Duane Kavanaugh started his career at Intrepid Automotive in 1997 after fulfilling his duty in the United States Marine Corps from 1991-97. Duane is an Account Executive and he is AFIP Certified.
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Jeffery Selnick

Jeffery Selnick

Account Representative

Jeffery Selnick has over 20 years of expertise in Auto Sales, Finance and working with Auto Dealerships.  Jeff started in car sales and transitioned into an F&I role from 1992-2007.
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Tom Nason

Tom Nason


Tom is a graduate of Villanova University with a BS degree in Accounting. With more than 35 years of sales, finance, and management experience in the transportation and automotive industries, he brings valuable knowledge and expertise to the Intrepid Team.
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Kandace Rogalski

Kandace Rogalski

Administrative Assistant

Kandace comes to Intrepid Automotive with over 20 years of Admin experience.
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Kathy Wilson

Kathy Wilson

Administrative Assistant

Kathy has over ten years of experience as an administrative assistant.
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See What Our Customers Are Saying

Intrepid Automotive has worked hard to extend quality Finance and Insurance training that has been vital to our business department. The training on product, service and sales has allowed my employees to receive excellent knowledge and skills that make Paddock Chevrolet a stronger team.

Duane Paddock

Paddock Chevrolet

Since working with Jeff Selnick and the Intrepid Automotive Group, our per car average has risen substantially. Their attention to detail and more importantly their commitment to us is unsurpassed by any agencies we have worked with in the past. When we switched to One price selling they were right there by our side to help educate and train our salespeople. We consider Jeff and the entire Intrepid Automotive Group an extremely valuable partner to our group.

David Rohrich

Rohrich Chevrolet

West Herr has had a relationship with David Kern and his company, Intrepid Automotive, since 1999. During that time, they have shown us nothing but the utmost capability and dedication. Our business relationship has grown over the past seven years because we have learned that West Herr can depend upon them for superior and reliable service.

Scott Bieler

President, West Herr

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