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The ADCO Compliance Solution

About ADCO

The laws and regulations that the automotive industry faces are constantly evolving, and it is left to the dealer to maintain compliance. Compliance officers are an essential part of maintaining a responsible dealership, and the responsibility to implement policies and conduct oversight to satisfy requisites mandated by those regulations has become one of the most important positions in the industry.

The Association of Dealership Compliance Officers is committed to supporting the dealer’s investment in compliance and operates under the legal guidance of Eric Johnson, Hudson Cook, LLP law firm.

Linda Robertson Signature Linda Robertson Founder & CEO

Regulatory Expertise

ADCO identifies areas in which regulatory compliance is mandatory at the state and federal level. We present and recommend training and resources to help dealers comply with regulations across the dealership.

Compliance is Key

Dealerships are operating in an increasingly complex regulatory environment, with significant activity at the state level. A missed step or a neglected requisite can be costly.

Social Forum

ADCO provides members with a social forum for compliance discussion with other industry professionals. Our members share their own expertise and experiences so we can all learn from each other.

ADCO Certification

Five education modules cover strategies to develop, execute, and monitor the general operations of a dealer’s Compliance Management System.

Training Sessions

ADCO provides training sessions directed towards developing your dealership’s strategies towards addressing compliance mandates and customer expectations.


ADCO provides step-by-step guidelines regarding dealership compliance and regulatory requirements so you can have confidence in knowing you're protected.

Executive Director


Linda Robertson Portrait

Linda Robertson

Founder & CEO

Linda developed ADCO with more than two decades of executive experience in all phases of regulatory compliance in insurance, and franchised automobile dealer industries.

Our Team of Professionals

Board of Directors

Judy Vann Karstadt Portrait

Judy Vann Karstadt


President of JV Solutions

Randy Henrick Portrait

Randy Henrick

Founder & CEO

Randy Henrick & Associates

Terry O’Loughlin Portrait

Terry O’Loughlin

Compliance Director

Director of Compliance for Reynolds & Reynolds

Jim Cochran Portrait

Jim Cochran

Compliance Director

Director of Compliance at Hendrick Automotive

Marcia Jackson Portrait

Marcia Jackson


Partner in Wick Phillips’ Labor & Employment Group

Shaun Petersen Portrait

Shaun Petersen, JD

Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer

Buckeye Dealership Consulting

Michael Moore

Michael Moore

Executive Director

Krumland Auto Group

Melinda Levy-Storms Portrait

Melinda Levy Law, PC


COO of Dawson Oil Company

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