Our History

1994-1996

Richard LaLonde founded Profit Source a Special Finance training and consulting firm!


1996-1998

Name changed to Special Finance Systems, Began Development LotPro, a software program that streamlined the subprime sales process, SFS was the largest special finance consulting firm in the country.


1999

Changed name to Auto Credit Express (ACE) to broaden our consumer brand.


2001-2016

ACE is the top subprime organic search engine lead generator in the country.


2007

Acquired Summit Place KIA Waterford


2008

Acquired Summit Place KIA Canton


2009

Sold Summit Place KIA Canton


2011

Acquired Mt. Clemens KIA. Now of Clinton Township known as Summit Place KIA East


2015

Became the #1 and #2 in KIA sales for Michigan


2016

Sold Auto Credit Express (ACE)

Summit Place KIA Waterford was awarded KIA Presidents Award


2017

Purchased KIA of North Grand Rapids. Now Known as Summit Place KIA West

Summit Place KIA of Waterford moved into its brand-new state of the art facility in Auburn Hills.

Summit Place KIA East was awarded KIA Presidents Award.

Summit Place KIA Auburn Hills was awarded KIA Presidents Award for their second consecutive year


2018

Summit Place KIA West in Grand Rapids completed its state-of-the-art remodel.

Purchased Milnes Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Imlay City. Now known as LaLonde Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram