FOR OVER 28 YEARS AUTO FINANCE HAS BEEN OUR ONLY BUSINESS

First Investors has created a unique business model that encompasses indirect and
direct lending as well as portfolio acquisitions and third party servicing.


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Mission

Our mission is to sustain a long-term business model that will reward our employees, shareholders, customers, vendors and community.


Vision

To be the preeminent leader in the automobile finance industry by focusing on solid fundamentals and superior and sustainable shareholders returns - without compromising quality.

Core Values

Fundamental to our mission are our core values

  • Think Like an Owner
  • Balance Quality and Quantity
  • Document, Refine, and Reengineer Systems, Processes, Practices and Services
  • Take Responsibility and Be Accountable
  • Conduct Business in a Professional Manner with Honesty and Integrity
  • Provide a Safe, Productive, and Rewarding Work Environment
  • Develop and Maintain Profitable Relationships with Customers
  • Inspire Involvement and Teamwork
  • Create a Clear, Sustainable Competitive Advantage
  • Encourage Honest, Open Communication
  • Embrace Innovation, Creativity and Change
  • Respect structure and reporting relationships yet ensure that organizational boundaries never become a barrier to success

Executive Management

Tommy A. Moore, Jr.
President and CEO

Mr. Moore serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of First Investors which he co-founded in 1989. Prior to organizing the Company, Mr. Moore was employed in commercial banking in Houston, Texas where his responsibilities included retail and commercial lending. He also served for a time, as manager of a leasing company owned by a Houston automobile dealership.

Blaise G. Rodon
Senior Vice President - Co-Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Rodon joined the Company in February 2000 as Director of Operations with primary responsibility for all loan servicing and collection activities. He was promoted to his current position of Senior Vice President - Co-Chief Operating Officer in November 2005. In his current role, he has primary responsibility for loan servicing and collections and operational compliance. Prior to joining the Company, he was employed by General Electric Capital Corporation for 17 years in a variety of collection management roles overseeing GE’s third-party collection agencies, legal recovery units and call centers.

Thomas P. Redding
Senior Vice President - Director of Risk Management

Mr. Redding joined the Company in June 1998 as Senior Operations Manager. He was appointed Director of Risk Management in January 2000. Prior to joining First Investors, he served as Senior Operations Officer for Gulf States Acceptance for two years where he was responsible for developing and building an in-house servicing and collection platform. His previous experience includes servicing as SVP, Credit/Risk Management for Bank One-Texas, N.A. in charge of underwriting, risk-based pricing and scorecard development. In addition, Mr. Redding has over 16 years experience in commercial and consumer banking in the areas of lending, operations and risk management.

Perry A. Sexton
Senior Vice President - Chief Information Officer

Mr. Sexton joined First Investors April 1999 as a Network Administrator. In 2000, he was promoted to IT Operations Manager with responsibility for all computer systems, data communications and telecommunication networks for the organization. In June 2005, he assumed the position of Director-Information Technology and now occupies his current role of Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining the Company, he served as a Network Administrator for several large organizations including the Center for Disease Control (CDC), BellSouth, and Lockheed Martin.

Bennie H. Duck
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Duck joined the Company in May 1996 in his current capacity. Mr. Duck is responsible for all treasury, accounting, human resource, information technology, regulatory compliance and risk management activities of the organization. He was previously employed for 10 years by Bank of America in various capacities, most recently as Vice President of Corporate Finance where his responsibilities included corporate lending and capital market activities for both high yield and high grade clients. His previous experience includes middle market corporate finance and real estate construction and development finance.

David L. Satterfield
Senior Vice President - Co-Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Satterfield joined First Investors in April 2011 in his current capacity. Mr. Satterfield is responsible for all marketing, credit underwriting, indirect funding and direct lending call center operations for the Company. Prior to joining First Investors, Mr. Satterfield served as Senior Vice President, Dealer Channel Originations for Triad Financial where he was responsible for managing indirect originations, credit underwriting, funding and dealer channel marketing. He was previously employed for 11 years at CitiFinancial Auto where he served as Senior Vice President, Director of Strategic Business Group and at Auto One Acceptance Corporation, which was acquired by CitiFinancial, as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. Mr. Satterfield has over 20 years experience in automobile lending.

Scott A. Fath
Senior Vice President - Director of Finance

Mr. Fath joined Auto Lenders Acceptance Corporation in February 1998 as Manager of Accounting and continued in that role upon the acquisition of that company by First Investors in October, 1998. He was promoted to Director of Finance and Corporate Controller in July 2003. He is responsible for all accounting and tax activities of the Company. Prior to joining First Investors, Mr. Fath served as Manager, General Accounting for The W.A. Butler Company from 1994 to 1998. Mr. Fath served in the U.S. Army from 1986 to 1992 and received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the Ohio State University. Mr. Fath is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Ohio.

Investor Relations
Clear And Concise Financial Information
For information regarding First Investors' financials, bond offerings, performance and
other information, please contact

Bennie H. Duck,
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,
either by Phone ( 713-273-5116 ) or Email ( bennie.duck@fifsg.com ).

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