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NCM® Institute Launches New Annual Subscription Plan Effective Nov. 1, 2014

NCM Associates (, announced a new annual training subscription for its management training programs offered through the NCM Institute. Effective Nov. 1, the NCM Institute Center for Automotive Retail Excellence simplified the previous 3-tier subscription plan, and is now offering its programs in a more robust, easy-to-understand package.

NCM® Associates Opens New Office in Park City, UT for NCM® axcessa® Data Management Sales and Client Support Team

NCM Associates (, announced the opening of a new office in Park City, UT. The office will serve as the base for NCM axcessa sales and client support, and includes a training center to assist new and existing axcessa clients in maximizing their dealerships’ data in ways that will give them unprecedented visibility and control to impact operating performance each and every day.

NCM® Associates and Hire Heroes USA Form Alliance to Assist Military Veterans Transition to Careers in Retail Automotive Dealerships

NCM Associates, Inc., (NCM) a leading training and consulting service provider to businesses with special focus on the retail automobile industry, and Hire Heroes USA (Hire Heroes), a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to creating job opportunities for U.S. military veterans and their spouses through personalized employment training and corporate engagement, today announced a joint effort that will assist veterans seeking careers in the retail automotive sales and service industry with free training and career information resources from NCM.

NCM® Associates to Sponsor the 2015 Best Training Day Ever in San Francisco, CA

NCM Associates (, a leading provider of automotive 20 Group, retail consulting, management training, operations Benchmark® analysis services, data management and forecasting tools to franchised and independent auto dealers, announced that for the third consecutive year, it will be a sponsor at the Best Training Day Ever™ on January 22, 2015 at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco, CA.

NCM® Associates Brent Carmichael Presents to Standing Room Only Audience at the Innovate Buy-Here-Pay-Here Dealer Conference

Automotive industry 20 Group, consulting, management training, and data management solutions provider, NCM Associates, confirmed today that Buy Here, Pay Here (BHPH) operations specialist, Brent Carmichael, participated in two popular sessions at Innovate 2014.

NCM® Enhances its Virtual Training System for Auto Dealers

NCM Associates ( announced today that it has enhanced its multi-million dollar interactive virtual training platform for automotive dealerships, NCM OnDemand (  Courses by four well-known training experts have been added to the Training Center in the last week, including: Jason Evans of Power Sales University; Scott Klososky of Future Point of View; Blair Sinclair of Little Voice Mastery; and Paul Webb, of Paul Webb Training. NCM added NCM OnDemand to its suite of 20 Group services to supplement and support its clients’ dealership training and communications efforts, and includes a wide variety of interactive virtual training topics and courses by leading subject matter experts.

NCM® Institute Celebrates 19 Graduates of the GMEP Automotive Dealer Development Program

NCM Associates announced another class of automotive dealer candidates has completed the rigorous requirements of its General Management Executive Program. Nineteen graduates, all holding management positions in automotive dealerships around the country, received their certificate of completion plaques at a reception and dinner in their honor on June 3rd in Overland Park, Kansas. The General Management Executive Program is a comprehensive auto dealer development program offered by the NCM Institute Center for Automotive Retail Excellence conducted in six sessions over 10 months.

NCM Adds Three Retail Experts to Meet Demand for Auto Dealer 20 Groups

NCM Associates a leading provider of automotive 20 Group, retail operations consulting, management training, data management, and operations Benchmark® analysis services to franchised, independent and Buy Here, Pay Here auto dealers, today announced it has hired three new associates to serve its retail automotive clientele. Steven Kain, Chris Kahrs and George Gowen all have deep retail automotive management experience, and join the company as executive conference moderators for the 20 Groups Division under Kevin Cunningham to meet increasing demand for NCM’s 20 Group services. CEO Jody DeVere to Join NCM OnDemand as Thought Leader; Expands Certified Female Friendly Training

Jody DeVere, entrepreneur, spokesperson, and CEO of Inc., a website, blog, and online resource that serves as a safe haven for women to get advice on automotive issues, is pleased to announce that she will be joining retail automotive management training and consulting company, NCM® Associates, to make the AskPatty Certified Female Friendly training more accessible to a large segment of automotive professionals, as an NCM OnDemand Thought Leader.

NCM Associates Named to 5th Annual Bulldog 100: Fastest Growing Bulldog Business

NCM Associates, Inc., an employee-owned company based in Overland Park, Kansas, was recognized as one of the fastest growing businesses owned or operated by a University of Georgia graduate during the 2014 Bulldog 100 Celebration on January 25 at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta.