Prior to joining United Development Systems as Director of Training in 2017, John has spent the past 30+ years dedicated to the automotive retail business. John worked for 16 years in the dealership environment before becoming a trainer for a fortune 300 integrated insurance company utilizing his dealership experience to train and develop dealership personnel throughout the United States. He went on to become Vice President of Business Development for that same company working with dealers, dealer groups, third party administrators, manufacturers and other insurance companies throughout the Americas. Additionally, John enjoyed several years as a partner in a large Harley- Davidson franchise. Today, John directs all training programs for UDS – Ranked 13 consecutive years as a top F&I Training company in America by Dealer vote, as well as a top Compliance provider.
Jackie B. Cooper, legendary automotive sales trainer used to say, "take a checkup from the neck up before you take 'em up." John Tabar of UDS thinks sometimes a checkup from the neck down is also a neccesary component for success.