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.​

Our Vision

To provide our members with the resources and support for enhancing the image and acceptance of pawnbrokers through action, representation and Best Practices.

Our Mission

To accurately represent independent pawnbrokers and their interests through education, mentoring and legislation.

Past Presidents

• 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)