United Servicers Association Joins NARDA Camp
To help its members generate and maximize services profit, the North American Retailer Dealers Association has brought the United Servicers Association into its fold.
“The big advantage is that their members are services experts,” Leon Barbachano, NARDA’s chairman of the board and CEO of Allen & Petersen Cooking & Appliance Center in Anchorage, said from the Service & Retail Convention this week in Las Vegas. The convention is sponsored by NARDA, USA and the Electronics Technicians Association (ETA). “We’re hoping they will help our members provide better services and make more money doing it. The USA members are the best of the best.”
USA has about 150 members and began partnering with NARDA on conferences and other member services about two years ago, said Thomas Drake, NARDA’s president and CEO. By making USA a division of the organization, NARDA hopes to increase the amount of services strategies and best practices it delivers to members, something it had lost focus on over the years, Drake said.