About Us

The National Automotive Finance (NAF) Association is the only trade association exclusively serving the non-prime auto financing industry. Organized in the Fall of 1996, the NAF Association supports its members and the industry with programs and education. Among the association’s accomplishments to date are:

  • Annual Non-Prime Auto Financing Conference
  • Annual Non-Prime Automotive Financing Survey, providing the industry’s only measurements of growth and change
  • Compliance Education Programs
  • Member Resource Webinars
  • Ask to Answer Forums
  • Creation and publication of standards of financial reporting
  • Development of a code of responsibility for the industry
  • Publication of the Association’s official magazine, The Non-Prime Times 
Mission Statement

To educate and connect non-prime automotive finance professionals and industry stakeholders.

Vision Statement

To support and promote a sustainable non-prime automotive finance industry driven by ethical and responsible practices.

Diversity Statement

The National Automotive Finance Association is an organization that is open to all people. We welcome and value individuals of all age, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, ability, sexual orientation, financial circumstance, or thought. We are committed to embracing diversity, and we feel strongly that it reflects the people and needs of our industry.