About Us

AVP Is The Vehicle Protection Solution Expert

AVP provides dealers the opportunity to profit from owning their own insurance company. We provide all the necessary services to organize and manage your insurance company. This allows the dealer to earn all the insurance income with no added overhead or personnel costs. Our professionals have managed hundreds of companies during the past decade. AVP has been forming and administrating dealer owned reinsurance companies since 2002.

Meet the Owners

Assured Vehicle Protection (AVP) was organized in 2002 by Mike McKenny and Pat “Shorty” McKenny. Both individuals have over 30 years of automotive experience.

Mike McKenny began his career with the international accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand with a concentration in insurance, financial service, audit and acquisition of automobile dealerships. Over the next 30 years, Mike managed various automobile operations, including M&A work and dealer owned reinsurance companies. Mike, as president of AVP, is responsible for company operations including government compliance. Mike provides industry training in both dealership and insurance operations, and participates in industry round table discussions.

Pat “Shorty” McKenny began in the retail automobile business in 1979 until forming AVP in 2002. He spent his career with two organizations, rising to national sales director for Explorer Vans, Inc. Shorty, as vice president and National marketing director, is responsible for AVP dealer and agent relations. He is recognized for his commitment to educating the dealer industry about the benefits of dealer owned reinsurance companies. Shorty participates in numerous industry panels.


AVP Departments

AVP Provides; Accounting, Administration, Claims, Compliance, Formations, Reinsurance Company Portal and Dealership Products as part of our service to when you choose AVP to run your company.

Administration: A dedicated account representative to assist your staff with contracts, cancellations, billing and financials.


Accounting: Our web portal allows you to review, financials, active contracts, claims, monthly statements, and more on a web based system at your convenience.


Claims: AVP Claims Department professionals assist your customers getting their vehicle repaired quickly and at a fair price. Communication with the dealer is our specialty, we want to make sure your customer is taken care of.


Formation, Licensing, Reinsurance Company Document Preparation: AVP truly handles all aspects of the reinsurance company and does not charge extra fees for normal business documents. AVP has dedicated professionals handling your company.


Our Partners

AVP Partner’s with experts in the industry to make sure your company is compliant and secure.

Marks Nelson CPA’s for tax preparation and compliance.

Midwest Trust Company as trustee of the reinsurance company’s funds.

Hudson Cook LLP for legal and compliance advice.

Pricewaterhousecoopers LLP as the registered agent for company formation and licensing


AVP - Assured Vehicle Protection

The Warranty Experts.


6717 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Ste B, Mission, KS 66202


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