CIADA Services Elects New Board Member!
CIADA Services Corporation, at its latest Board meeting elected Marty Coates of Florence, South Carolina to serve on the Board. He replaces Charles Saverance. Marty Coates is President and Senior Consultant of Coates & Associates, Inc., located in Florence, South Carolina. Mr. Coates has operated his consulting and training firm for more than 20 years. Mr. Coates served three terms in the South Carolina House of Representatives. Marty currently consults with CIADA and is the professional trainer for CIADA since 2010, providing classroom, DVD and online pre-licensing and continuing education classes as approved by state DMV’s. With consulting experience in the insurance and finance industry, combined with his knowledge of the CIADA mission, Mr. Coates brings helpful insights to the board. From frontline insurance sales to corporate management of financial and healthcare companies, Marty is certain to assist CIADA in increasing our presence in the independent automobile industry marketplace. "I am very excited to join our dealer-member board in welcoming Marty Coates to the CIADA Dealers Risk and Insurance Services Board", said John Brown, CIADA Executive Director. DRIS is a full service insurance agency focused exclusively on the Independent Automobile Dealer Industry. DRIS was established to provide solutions to the business insurance issues faced by our members. DRIS is a subsidiary of the CIADA with a primary purpose to serve our members. It allows us to utilize the resources of the Association to help your business and enhances our ability to communicate and educate our Members about issues and products concerning insurance and risk management.