CARY, N.C. -

On Wednesday, Cherokee Media Group proudly announced this year’s honorees for Women in Auto Finance, an awards program presented by American Recovery Service (ARS).

The highest total of nominations for the 3-year-old honors initiative arrived this year as women who thrive in specialties such as technology, law, accounting, sales and human resources all are in the spotlight in the current edition of Auto Fin Journal as well as during Used Car Week, which begins Nov. 15 in Las Vegas.

This year’s honorees include:

Danielle Fagre Arlowe, Senior Vice President, American Financial Services Association

Tamika Barrera, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Project Management Office, Exeter Finance

Chris Brady, CIO & CCO, Kinetic Advantage

Colletta Bryce, Senior Director, HR Business Partners, NextGear Capital

Amy Castell, General Counsel, United Auto Credit Corp.

Tricia Francis, Senior Vice President, Customer Experience Operations, GM Financial

Amanda George, Chief Product Officer, RouteOne

Vickie Judy, Chief Financial Officer, America’s Car-Mart

Janelle Kennedy, Executive Director, Customer Solutions, Ally Financial

Keri Price, Business Manager, Andy Mohr Ford

Sona Shakoory, Risk Operations Manager, CIG Financial

Suzi Straffon, Director, Finance Company Markets, Allied Solutions

Teri Robinson, SVP of Sales and Originations, Consumer Portfolio Services

Each of the honorees described their industry experiences and more in this special section of Auto Fin Journal that’s available here.

The women also will be a part of panel discussions and a leadership luncheon at Used Car Week at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. To join them, simply register via this website.