Executive Vice President | F&I

Stephen Pate

Steve Pate is an Executive Vice President for Brightline Dealer Advisors. His responsibilities include attracting talent, training & developing his team and leading the development of business within his area. Mr. Pate began his career in the auto industry in 2001 at Quality Mazda/Volkswagen in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. In 2003, Mr. Page joined the staff of Med Center Mazda as a Sales Consultant. He was promoted to Finance Manager in 2006. In 2008, Mr. Page joined the staff of Premier Ford in Columbus, MS as Finance Director. In 2011, Mr. Page join Ally Auto as an Account Executive.

During his tenure at Ally, he more than doubled the number of contracts sold in his territory and had training and growth responsibilities for 28 stores throughout Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. He won two President Club Awards as an Account Executive. He served on the transition team from GMPP to APP and helped transform the organization from a captive provider to an independent F&I company. In 2015, Mr. Page was promoted to Area Growth Leader and was responsible for all product acquisitions for the SE for Ally Dealer Products and Services. He was awarded an MVP award as the nation’s top Area Growth Leader in 2016.

Mr. Pate attended the University of Alabama as an accounting major. He resides in Tuscaloosa, AL