About NPA

The National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) was founded as a trade association in 1987 and supports independent pawnbrokers. As the industry’s only national association, it offers education and networking for members and advocates for the industry at the national level.​

The National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) is a professional trade organization comprised of pawnbrokers and vendor affiliates who work to advance the positive and professional image of the pawnbroking industry throughout North America and beyond. The NPA offers valuable tools, resources, events and networking opportunities to members. It provides a powerful unified voice for the pawn industry and the communities it aspires to serve.

Our Vision

Continue to be the nationally recognized face of the pawn industry by providing indispensable advocacy and resources for our members and the industry at large.

Our Mission

The National Pawnbrokers Association professionally represents the industry through legislative support, education, and advocacy for our members.

Current & Past Presidents

  • 2019-2020 Kerry Rainey
  • 2017-2019 Tim Collier
  • 2015-2017 Larry Nuckols
  • 2013-2015 Ben Levinson
  • 2011-2013 Kevin Prochaska
  • 2009-2011 David Crume
  • 2007-2009 David Adelman
  • 2005-2007 Fran Bishop
  • 2003-2005 Ed Bean
  • 2001-2003 Brian Smith
  • 1999-2001 Doin Loftis
  • 1997-1999 Paul Edge
  • 1995-1997 Pat Stovall
  • 1993-1995 Bob Stogner
  • 1991-1993 Charles Jones
  • 1989-1991 Louise Seawright (First President)
  • 1988 Miley O’Neal (Founder)

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