Four leaders from KAR and its ADESA and Automotive Finance Corporate (AFC) business units will be featured speakers and panelists at the upcoming National Independent Auto Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention and Expo, according to a company announcement.

KAR Chief Economist Tom Kontos and Joe Keadle, COO of AFC  will speak during a panel covering the current and anticipated economic strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats as they relate to independent dealers.

And, during a separate panel, Doug Haden, director of dealer consulting services of ADESA will deliver a presentation on how to chart a course to higher net profits. During a concurrent panel, Johnny Shroyer, vice president of operations of AFC will join in on a panel detailing floorplanning tips for independent dealers.

This year’s NIADA Convention and Expo will take place from June 12-15 in Las Vegas.