Automotive Avenues Announces New Chief Operating Officer

Aug 21, 2012 (05:08 PM EDT)

Lindsey brings technology and auto lending expertise to growing auto buying service.

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Automotive Avenues announces David Lindsey has joined the company as its Chief Operating Officer. Lindsey was most recently President of CRIF Lending Solutions' auto loan processing division. At CRIF, he played a senior leadership role as the company grew to become a leading provider of lending and analytics solutions to financial institutions throughout the U.S.


Lindsey's almost 20 years of experience in information technology, software development and executive leadership complements Automotive Avenues' strategy to streamline its technology solutions and increase value-added offerings to partnering credit unions. Automotive Avenues prides itself on creating a relaxed, enjoyable auto buying experience for its customers while generating auto loans to credit unions in the Denver metro area and across the state of Colorado. 

"David brings a wealth of expertise, strong leadership acumen and a track record of successfully implementing complex technology initiatives," states Bill Green, President and General Manager of Automotive Avenues. "We are looking forward to David's leadership contributions to our entire organization, but in the short term as it relates to the ongoing development of our new Service Delivery Platform. Automotive Avenues is continuing to invest in building new technology solutions to enhance overall customer experience, create repeat customers and drive greater efficiencies across the business.  To accomplish these efficiencies, we are extremely pleased to have David helping lead our team," states Green.

"It is exciting to see the ways in which we can grow by leveraging the right technology solutions to automate our business and create a world-class experience for our customers," said Lindsey. "I couldn't have asked for a better place or a better industry to put all of this into motion."

Lindsey's tenure within the auto lending and loan services industry spans 14 years and he has been building business-centric software solutions for just under 20 years.  Prior to taking over as the President of CRIF Lending Solutions' auto loan processing division, Lindsey served as the Vice President of Technology and COO of Aimbridge Lending Solutions which was subsequently acquired by CRIF.

David is a Colorado native and a graduate of Colorado State University with a Masters degree in Business Administration.  He and his wife Paula are active parents of 4 children in Douglas County schools and have lived in the Denver area for more than 20 years.

Automotive Avenues is Denver's largest credit union endorsed dealership and was founded in 1987 as an alternative to the traditional automotive franchise dealership.  Automotive Avenues proudly provides: One-stop auto shopping with thousands of new and used vehicles to choose from; Non-commissioned sales advisors; No-haggle prices set at or below market value; "Peace of Mind" pre-owned protection, return and exchange policies; Onsite Service department for all of your vehicle repair and maintenance needs; Direct access to credit union financing (with approved credit); and Automotive Avenues will buy your car even if you don't buy theirs.  Real-time inventory and other valuable information can be found online at

Media Contact: Victoria Stone Automotive Avenues, 303-750-5000,

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