With 25 years of automotive experience, Ward will support clients in the western United States.
Scottsdale, Ariz. January 10, 2022— A highly regarded industry veteran, Joe Ward was appointed divisional vice president of sales for the western region effective January 1.
Ward has been with CNA National for three years as a regional vice president of sales for agents and dealerships in Wyoming through Texas and Mississippi. During this time, he has shown consistent improvement and progress with the company’s partners by providing dedicated support and personalized service. Prior to joining the organization, Ward served as a sales manager for other F&I administrators, in addition to several years as a finance director for multiple dealerships.
“Joe has become a key member of our team,” said Todd Sands, senior vice president of sales for CNA National. “In the relatively short time he’s been with us, he has demonstrated effective leadership, intelligent business strategy and a strong desire for win-win outcomes that benefit dealers, our agents and our company. Joe’s experience and depth of knowledge will help drive our team farther forward and deliver even greater value to our clients.”
In his new role, Ward is responsible for the growth and development of CNAN’s sales team that supports the western segment of the United States, with a focus on the execution of sales plans and initiatives.
“This is an exciting new challenge for me,” said Ward. “I’m honored to be chosen for a leadership role with CNA National and look forward to continuing to enhance the value we bring to our dealers and agents.”
About CNA National Warranty Corporation
Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, CNA National is recognized as a leader in the vehicle service contract industry. The company offers a choice of reinsurance structures (both controlled foreign corporation and non-controlled foreign corporation) as well as GAP coverage, tire-and-wheel protection and ancillary products. CNAN has been named a “Best Provider” in Auto Dealer Today’s Dealers’ Choice Awards for 17 consecutive years (2005-2010, 2012-2021 for service contracts and 2011-2013, 2017 and 2020 for reinsurance). In addition, CNAN was the first and one of only two service contract companies recognized for “Highest Overall Dealer Satisfaction” by J.D. Power and Associates.* CNAN’s service contract program has had the exclusive endorsement of the American International Automobile Dealers Association since 1995. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of CNA, one of the nation’s oldest and largest insurers with over $55 billion in assets. Learn more at CNANational.com. *J.D. Power and Associates 2003 Dealer Service Contract Satisfaction StudySM based on 5,053 dealer evaluations, www.jdpower.com