At the annual conference of the National Vehicle Leasing Association (NVLA) held in Austin, TX, Tarry Shebesta, CEO of Automobile Consumer Services, Inc. (ACS), was elected NVLA President for the 2024-2025 term.
Shebesta last served as NVLA president in 2007-2008, the only member ever elected to a second term.
Shebesta was considered for the position due to his numerous years of experience in the vehicle financing and leasing industry, particularly in the fast-changing FinTech space.
Tarry Shebesta's Experience
Shebesta has been an active NVLA board member since 2002. Last year, Shebesta received the NVLA Clemens-Pender Award.
Shebesta outlined his plans and ideas for his new term as NVLA president.
“My priorities are to expand membership types to include new/used car dealers, lenders, and Lease Here Pay Here dealers, and expand our lease educational programs,” said Shebesta. “Other areas of attention include enhancing relationships with auto manufacturers, addressing legal issues affecting the leasing industry, and expanding NVLA’s Women in Leasing networking group.”
Shebesta is a 30-plus-year veteran and subject matter expert in the auto, Powersports, RV, and marine industries.