Donald Lee Fincher Sr.
Fincher Sales Inc. dba Fincher Motor Company (FMC) and Fincher Finance Corporation (FFC)
PRESIDENT AND OWNER - February 1986 to the Present
FMC is a buy-here/pay-here used car. FFC is the captive finance company we established in October 1998. We currently have 15 employees. As president, I actively oversee all aspects of the business – sales, purchasing, repairs, credit underwriting, collections, repossessions, accounting and administration.
Fred Fincher Motor Company (a used car dealership owned by my father for 38 years)
PGENERAL MANAGER - 1979 to 1986
My father Fred Fincher established Fred Fincher Motors in 1959. The company grew and by 1981 my responsibilities included 6 locations in the Houston area, with 10 managers and 65 employees. We sold on average 200 vehicles per month. I was responsible for all sales and sales personnel, credit under writing, repairs, and repossessions. We set Fred Fincher Motors’ all time annual sales record in 1981 and then again in 1982.
SALES MANAGER - 1974 to 1979
Managed a satellite location with 3 employees.
OFFICE MANAGER - 1973 to 1974
High School- Vocational Office Education
Responsibilities included payments and collections, managing cash and deposits.
SALESMAN - 1970 to 1972
PORTER - 1968 to 1970
MEMBERSHIPS & AWARDS
1992 HIADA Quality Dealer Award
1993 TIADA Quality Dealer Award
1994 NIADA Dynamic Leader
2001 NIADA Certified Master Dealer
NIADA (National Independent Automobile Dealers Association
2007 Vice President Region III through 2008
2001 Graduate of the first class of the NIADA Certified Master Dealer Program
2001-2007 Continued education to maintain Certified Master Dealer Status
HIADA (Houston Independent Automobile Dealers Association)
1996Special Membership Co-Chairman
1994Public Relations Chairman
1993Chairman of the Board
1991Vice President & Program Chairman
TIADA (Texas Independent Automobile Dealers Association)
2007 President Elect 2008
2007 Indepac Chairman
2006 Indepac Chairman
2002-2004 Legislative Chairman
2005-2007 Legislative Committee
1997 – 1999 Member of Indepac Board
1996 – 1999 Member of Legislative Board
1995Vice President & Legislative Chairman
1994Vice President & Legislative Chairman
1993 Legislative Chairman
Director- Texas Independent Automobile Dealers Assn
Legislative Committee- Texas Independent Automobile Dealers Assn
Indepac Committee – Texas Independent Automobile Dealers Assn
Agape Ministries – Champions Forest Baptist Church, 1997 to the Present
2006Co-Chairman of grass roots effort (Dealer Tax Fairness Committee) to change the law as to the way the State Comptroller office audits Related Finance Companies (bill recently signed into law May 2007)
Donald L. Fincher Jr.
Pre-K through 12th grade at Cypress Christian School, Cypress, Texas, Graduating May 1999
Bachelor's Degree in International Business at Concordia University Austin, Texas
Graduating May 2003
Played on the Baseball team at Concordia for 4 years as pitcher
Played on Team USA in Sydney, Australia in 2000
Played in College World Series in 2002
1995-1998 Fincher Service Center
Job Description: age 14-17 summers
- Detailing customer vehicles
- Deliver vehicles to fleet accounts
- Oil changes
- Pick up parts
1998-2002 Fincher Service Center
Job Description: age 17-22 summers
- Writing service orders
- Customer and Vendor relations
- All of the above responsibilities since 1995
2002-Present Fincher Motor Company
Job Description: General Manager
- Manage and oversee 2 detailing personnel, 2 cashiers, sales personnel, accounting and collections.
- Overseeing complete credit analysis including, but not limited to, approving or denying credit, income analysis, credit bureaus and printing contracts and all sales forms.
- Responsible for customer service and customer relations for an account portfolio of approximately 600 accounts.
- Inventory management and control of up to 100-vehicles including repairs and make ready
- Web site control and management
- Responsible for vehicle purchases and repossession evaluation
Matt — I was raised in Northwest Houston and went to school at Blinn College and Texas A&M. In 1999 I was ranked among the best in the state in golf. I started working at Fincher Motor Company in January 2006. My goal is to get you the car or truck you want for a fair price. Please call and give me the opportunity to cater to your needs. I want to establish a friendship with my customers so I can help find not only your next car, but all your future purchases.
Scott — I was born and raised in the Houston area and received my bachelors degree from Concordia University at Austin. While at Concordia, I played collegiate baseball and was a 4 time team MVP. I went to the 2002 NCAA College World Series. My background experience includes both sales and finance. I am an avid outdoorsman and sports fanatic. My goal is to make car buying a fun and easy experience. I help first time buyers build their credit by financing a nice car…BAD CREDIT, NO PROBLEM! Come to Fincher Motor Company and ask for SCOTT, I assure that you won’t go through the typical car sale hassle.
Joey – Sales Manager — I have been working at Fincher Motor Co. since August of 2003 and have been the sales manager since September of 2004. Prior to working at Fincher Motor Co., I worked as promotions assistant for Infinity Broadcasting. As a college baseball player, I traveled across the country to play in places such as Washington D.C., Durham, North Carolina, Poughkeepsie, New York, Tyler, Texas and Austin, Texas. I was born and raised in Houston. Fincher Motor Co. is a great place to work and Donald Fincher is a great man to work for. When you come to Fincher Motor Co. you truly feel like family.
Raul — I was born in Mexico and I moved to Houston as a child. I began working for Fincher Motor Company in 1986, the year it opened, and I have held every position in my 21 years here. My number one goal is to help you find the car you need for the right price. If there is anything I can do to help you, please call and I will do anything I can. See you soon…
Hays — I am a lifelong Houstonian and I have worked in the car business for 40 years. I have worked with the Finchers for 9 years. I am here to help you find the car that you want that fits your budget. Please call me so I can help you find the car of your dreams.