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Westlake Adds Finance Vet

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Westlake Financial Services recently contracted Bill Jensen to focus on developing its strategic accounts division.
In this role, Jensen will analyze all aspects of strategic account relationships to maximize business for dealerships and Westlake.
Jensen began his career in auto finance with Bank of America in 1972 joining their management trainee program. In 1973, he joined Security Pacific Bank as an indirect auto collector, worked in various roles in both credit and sales and was appointed head of business development in 1989.
In 1993, Jensen became manager of dealer financial services at Mazda Motor of America where he expanded Mazda's captive finance relationship with Primus, a subsidiary of Ford Motor Credit. Jensen returned to Bank of America in 1995 in the role of national sales and marketing manager in which he helped design and launch its national indirect lending platform.
Jensen joined Bank One in 1999 as director of marketing; in 2005, the company was acquired by JP Morgan Chase and Jensen was appointed custom finance senior executive, a position in which he was responsible for subprime business and processes including originations, booking and funding, collections, pricing and profitability, dealer management, dealer administration, MIS and sales.
In 2012, he became national retail lending credit executive and was responsible for Chase Auto Finance Credit originations, booking and funding provided to over 17,000 auto dealerships nationwide. In 2014, Jensen was appointed senior credit executive and was responsible for major credit origination process and control improvement projects until his retirement in 2016.

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