PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AcceptanceNow, a nationwide pioneer in the operation of rent-to-own kiosks within third-party retail outlets and division of Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS:RCII), announces the addition of Matt Dishman as director of national account sales. Dishman will lead AcceptanceNow’s national sales efforts focused on securing additional national retail partners. He will report to AcceptanceNow’s vice president of sales and client relations, Stephen McKinley.
Dishman brings significant sales, marketing and consumer finance experience. Over the last six years he has held multiple roles in the primary and tertiary finance industry, holding positions of national vice president of sales and senior business developer with GreenSky Credit and Crest Financial. Matt also spent nine years with Ashley Furniture as a marketing specialist covering regions in southeast Texas.
“AcceptanceNow is keenly focused on growing its portfolio by adding national retail partners who seek to gain a competitive advantage by offering their customers lease-to-own as an additional option to acquire products,” says Stephen McKinley, vice president of sales and client relations. “We hand-selected Matt for this key position, responsible for driving accounts growth. His furniture, retail and financial service industry experience have earned him a true understanding of large retailers’ sales processes and needs. He has a great reputation across industries and we’re thrilled to have him onboard.”
“I’m excited to work with AcceptanceNow and help provide tools and technology to national retailers who wish to streamline and grow their overall business by providing their customers a no-credit-needed, lease-to-own solution,” says Dishman. “AcceptanceNow has a stellar reputation and I can’t wait to bring more major national retailers into the fold.”
AcceptanceNow, a division of rent-to-own industry leader Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS:RCII), operates 1,919 rent-to-own kiosks in third-party retail stores across the country. To learn more, see www.acceptancenow.com.
A rent-to-own industry leader, Plano, Texas-based Rent-A-Center, Inc. is focused on improving the quality of life for its customers by providing them the opportunity to obtain ownership of high-quality, durable goods such as consumer electronics, appliances, computers, furniture and accessories, under flexible rental purchase agreements with no long-term obligation. The Company owns and operates approximately 2,607 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, and approximately 1,919 AcceptanceNow kiosk locations in the United States and Puerto Rico. Rent-A-Center Franchising International, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, is a franchisor of approximately 228 rent-to-own stores operating under the trade name of “Rent-A-Center,” “ColorTyme,” or “RimTyme.”