Press & PR

Grow Financial Joins the IARA

IARA would like to welcome GROW FINANCIAL as a new member. Grow Financial brings a rich history as a major southeast credit union. They are represented by Phillip Wolfe, Remarketing Specialist. Grow Financial has shared a few things about their early beginnings, growth and vision for the future: Our Start Like most things, we started […]

Southeastern Auto Auction of Savannah Joins the IARA

IARA is pleased to welcome Southeastern Auto Auction of Savannah, GA as the newest member of IARA. The auction is represented by Donnie Bazemore, their General Manager and Katie Manley, their Fleet Lease Manager. The owners,Wayne DeLoach, Tommy Childs, & Danny Williams say that Our mission is to build our auction business “one relationship at […]

PARETO CORPORATION Joins IARA of Canada

Stephen Houston, Executive Director of IARA, announced that PARETO CORPORATION of Milton, Ontario, Canada has joined IARA of Canada. He stated “We welcome Pareto Corporation to IARA of Canada. We welcome them into the IARA family. The growth of the IARA in Canada is very exciting and we expect to announce additional new members shortly.

Scott Kolb Earns Certified Automotive Remarketer Designation

(Indianapolis, IN)- The International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) has announced that Scott Kolb, CAR, of United Road (Romulus, MI) has been awarded the Certified Automotive Remarketer (CAR) designation, the highest designation offered in the vehicle remarketing industry. The CAR designation is an executive education program designed for decision makers in automotive and related firms and […]

Liquid Motors, Inc Joins The IARA

Date: October 22nd, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) Matt Marks, Executive Director Phone: 973-398-2274 e-mail: stephen.houston@iaraonline.org Liquid Motors, Inc Joins The IARA Contact: Jill Givens, Director of Marketing Phone: 214-393-2322 email: jillgivens@liquidmotors.com The IARA Announces the membership of Liquid Motors, Inc. Matt Marks, Executive Director, IARA, said he is pleased […]

IARA Appoints Xamplas of Donlen as a VP

MT. ARLINGTON, NJ – Gus Xamplas, VP of remarketing for Donlen was recently named as one of the VPs for the International Automotive Remarketers Allinace (IARA). “I’m honored and excited to be named a VP of the IARA,” Xamplas said. “The organization works on issues affecting all consigners and provides us a voice within the […]

Gold Receives IARA CAR Certification

September 10, 2012, MT. ARLINGTON, NJ – The International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) congratulates Randy Gold, data acquisition manager for CARFAX, for becoming the newest recipient of the certified automotive remarketer (CAR) designation. For the past five years, Gold has worked for CARFAX in the remarketing data area with OEMs, rental, and fleet management companies, as well […]

International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) Expands Into Canada

30 July 2012, Mt Arlington, New Jersey– – The International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) is pleased to announce its expansion into Canada.  The IARA has become a meaningful partner to the automotive remarketing  community in the United States providing powerful communication channels and education for members of the used vehicle industry.  With the expansion into […]

Porsche Cars Canada Ltd Joins the IARA

Date: June 26, 2012 Contact: International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) Matt Marks, Executive Director Phone: 973.398.2774 e-mail:info@iaraonline.org Contact: Porsche Cars Canada Ltd Patrick Saint-Pierre Manager, Public Relations +1 647 531 2992(c) Directeur des relations publiques Porsche Cars Canada Ltd. Porsche Cars Canada Ltd Joins the IARA Mt. Arlington, N.J. –Porsche Cars Canada Ltd, has joined […]

Fifth Third Bank Joins the IARA

MT ARLINGTON, NJ – Fifth Third Bank Automotive Lending Group, a division of Fifth Third Bancorp, has joined the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA), a nonprofit organization composed of remarketing professionals dedicated to the continuous improvement of the vehicle remarketing industry. The Bank’s Automotive Lending Group is one of the largest prime bank auto originators in […]

OneMain Financial’s Auto Remarketing Rebranding Complete

OneMain Financial’s Auto Remarketing Unit Completes Rebranding Unit Renamed from CitiFinancial Remarketing Services to OneMain Remarketing May 1, 2012 – OneMain Remarketing, the auto remarketing unit of OneMain Financial, announced today the re-branding of its service network from CitiFinancial Remarketing Services. The rebranding follows a similar step its parent company, OneMain Financial, completed last July […]

Standards Committee VHR Survey Results

IARA Standards Committee on Vehicle History Reports The IARA is pleased to announce the results of their recent VHR survey conducted by the IARA Standards Committee. The survey results are in and have been analyzed.  The Committee was able to determine a great deal of helpful information from the 83 respondents.  The IARA Standards Committee […]

IARA Leadership Profile: Jeff Bescher

MT. ARLINGTON, NJ – Take a moment to talk to Jeff Bescher, senior vice president of commercial sales and operations at ADESA and treasurer for the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA), and you’ll learn relationships are what make him tick. Perhaps this faith in personal connections comes from his history of sales and management roles […]

General Motors Financial of Canada has joined the IARA

For Immediate Release-IARA-Mt. Arlington, NJ– The IARA announced today that General Motors Financial of Canada has joined the IARA. “We are excited to have GM Financial Canada join our growing consignor group. The company’s industry-leading remarketing program brings a wealth of experience to our association,” said Matt Marks, Executive Director. About GM Financial General Motors […]

IARA Congratulates Three New IARA CAR Certified Members

The IARA announced three new IARA CAR Certified members at the IARA/CAR/NAAA Conference bringing the total IARA CAR designees to twenty- five. The IARA CAR Certified Program consists of twenty courses with exams on each course. Receiving the IARA CAR designation were Stephanie Gingras, DAA Southwest; Irina Toader, Manheim; and Robert Wagner, Hyundai Capital America. […]

Finley Receives IARA CAR Certification

MT. ARLINGTON, NJ – The International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) congratulates Phillip Finley, Georgia zone asset manager for JD Byrider Sales, for becoming the 22nd IARA CAR Certified remarketer. “Finley finished the 20 course exams in a two-month time period, which is a record. He did this by going to the office of Ricky Beggs […]

Diversified Vehicle Services (DVS) Joins the IARA

IARA Press Release, Mt Arlington NJ- Diversified Vehicle Services (DVS) has become the newest member of the IARA.  “The IARA is pleased to welcome DVS and looks forward to their participation”, said Matt Marks, Executive Director. DVS is owned and operated by Mike and Jason Hockett and is an affiliate of Auction Broadcasting Company (ABC […]

Kreider is Newest IARA Certified Automotive Remarketer

December 16th, 2011: MT. ARLINGTON, N.J. – Mike Kreider, CAR, remarketing and titles manager at Credit Acceptance is the most recent graudate of the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) Certified Automotive Remarketers (CAR) program. The mission of CAR is to enhance and promote the profession of Vehicle Remarketing by providing the premier credential in the […]

Ready Auto Transport Joins the IARA

IARA Press Release, Mt Arlington NJ—The IARA announced today that Ready Auto Transport has joined the IARA. “The IARA is pleased to welcome Ready Auto Transport and looks forward to their participation”, said Matt Marks, Executive Director. About Ready Auto Transport Ready Auto Transport is a national leader in the auto transportation industry, offering full-service […]

Harley Davidson Financial Services, Inc, Joins the IARA

IARA Press Release, Mt Arlington NJ—The IARA announced today that Harley Davidson Financial Services, Inc, has joined the IARA. “The IARA is pleased to welcome Harley Davidson Financial Services, Inc and looks forward to their participation”, said Matt Marks, Executive Director. “HDFSI is a strong addition to our present consignor membership and brings valuable industry […]

Porsche Cars North America Joins the IARA

October 13th, 2011: For Immediate Release-IARA-Mt. Arlington, NJ– The IARA announced today that Porsche Cars North America has joined the IARA. “Porsche Cars North America will be a valued addition to our growing consignor group. We are very pleased to have them as members. “, said Matt Marks, Executive Director. About Porsche Cars North America […]

IARA Announces: Dealer Services Corporation Joins the IARA

October 3, 2011: IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE–IARA October 3rd, 2011—Mt Arlington NJ– IARA announces that Dealer Services Corporation has joined the IARA. About Dealer Services Corporation Dealer Services Corporation offers full service operations in 90 markets throughout North America and is the largest independent inventory finance provider for used automobiles.  DSC provides flexible and cost effective […]

LeasePlan USA’s Levi McCoy Elected Vice President of IARA

October 3, 2011: ALPHARETTA, Ga. – LeasePlan USA, the premium service provider of vehicle leasing and fleet management solutions, is pleased to announce that Levi McCoy, director, remarketing, has been elected to the position of vice president of the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA). As Vice President, McCoy will serve on the board of directors, […]

Mike Albert Fleet Solutions Becomes IARA Member

May 9, 2011: INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE REMARKETERS ALLIANCE—MT ARLINGTON, NEW JERSEY– The IARA announced today that Mike Albert Fleet Solutions based in Cincinnati, Ohio, has become a member of IARA. “Mike Albert Fleet Solutions is excited about our new partnership with the IARA.  We are looking forward to help shape the future of remarketing alongside other […]

IARA Releases ‘Voice of the Industry’ Video

April 29, 2011: “MT. ARLINGTON, NJ – The International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) has released a testimonial video on its website, describing how the Alliance benefits the automotive industry…” Read full story. Original story from the April 29th, 2011 issue of the Vehicle Remarketing Reporter prepared by Mike Antich and Lauren Fletcher.

Press Release-IARA- Mt Arlington, New Jersey–

April 21, 2011: “The IARA is pleased to announce that GE Commercial Finance, Fleet Services, based in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, has joined the International Automotive Remarketers  Alliance. GE Commercial Finance is one of the largest fleet management companies in the United States.  Paul Seger, Vice President, Asset Remarketing, will be the representative to the IARA. […]

U.S. Bank Joins The IARA

PRESS RELEASE Click here to download this Press Release as a printable PDF. Date: April 12, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) Matt Marks, Executive Director Phone: 973.398.2274 e-mail: info@iaraonline.org U.S. Bank Joins The IARA Minneapolis, MN – U.S. Bank has joined the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA), a nonprofit organization […]

“Thirty-Year Auto Industry Veteran Helps “Drive” Change”

February 2011 Dave Alfonso, auction sales manager for Kia Motors America, commends the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance for working with industry veterans to drive auction policy change. View Dave’s Story (PDF) | Article By Cheryl Knight