Mike Buckingham is Senior Director of the Automotive Finance Practice at J.D. Power. He is responsible for providing oversight and strategic direction for the company’s automotive finance practice in the United States and Canada. Key automotive finance products with which he works are syndicated surveys for dealer (DFS) and consumer (CFS) satisfaction and the PIN Navigator,® which provides transactional data-based insights for auto dealer sales and consumer financing activities.
Mr. Buckingham has been in the indirect auto financing industry for more than 30 years. Prior to joining J.D. Power in 2013, he was the president and chief executive officer of Hyundai Capital America, the financing arm for Hyundai and Kia Motors. He has also held senior positions at Bank One, Chrysler Financial and Citicorp Acceptance.
Mr. Buckingham received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Houston.