Passionate About Coaching
Who We Are
We are a one-stop dealer growth solution that specializes in building wealth for our dealer partners. We do this through sales, F&I training, and process implementation in the most tax friendly environments. We understand that there is a lack of professional coaching and mentoring in the automotive industry so we have developed our blueprint to combat that. We have over 40 years combined experience in retail and have worn all hats from porter to dealer. We know exactly what it takes to win on your showroom floor and excited to help you on your journey.
Adam Marburger, the President of Ascent Dealer Services, has dedicated over two decades of retail experience to the Automotive Industry. The majority of his time was spent in the F&I office as a director of a high volume Nissan store near St. Louis, MO. In May of 2017, Adam shattered his dealer group performance record by delivering 98 retail transactions at $2861 PVR, resulting in $280,378 in gross profit.
Adam’s incredible track record landed him in the 2018 Automotive News class of 40 under 40 with some of the nations top retail performers. His passion for coaching resulted in him retiring from retail and founding Ascent Dealer Services to help car/rv dealers level up in F&I all over the country.
Adam is on a bold mission to create wealth for his dealer partners by sharing his blueprint. He believes that it takes a combination of best-in-class F&I products, the proper dealer participation program, and professional coaching and mentoring to become wildly successful in your F&I department.
When Adam is not working you can find him spending time with his three beautiful daughters, and on the mat, as an avid Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and competitor.
Paul Brown, the Vice President of Ascent Dealer Services, is an Air Force veteran, who began his career as a Chicago police officer, working in narcotics and tactical response units. After the police force, Paul joined the automotive industry as a salesperson at one of the largest auto dealers in the Chicago area.
Over the course of two decades, Paul has dedicated his career to changing the way dealerships conduct F&I. He served as Finance Director at one of the largest dealer groups in the St Louis area where he helped grow their F&I PVR by over $400.
He was then the General Manager for two dealer groups in St. Louis, with a focus in F&I. In 5 years, he grew their vehicle sales by 40% and with his newfound F&I techniques, raised finance PVR by nearly $800.
Adam and Paul have rapidly become one of the most sought after agencies in the automotive space. They employ a unique and highly effective approach to helping dealers build long term wealth through intense sales and F&I coaching.