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2020 Remarketing & Used-Car Industry’s 40 Under 40 honorees


CARY, N.C. – In year six of Auto Remarketing’s annual Remarketing & Used-Car Industry’s 40 Under 40, you will find the current- and next-generation leaders of the business who are making big differences in the industry — and at their respective companies.

Auto Remarketing is honored and thrilled to recognize these folks and celebrate their accomplishments. The list of this year’s honorees can be found below.

Tom Freiert, 26
Co-Founder/Vice President
Black Widow Imaging

Melanie Glaze, 39
International Fleet Remarketing Manager

Kate Stearns, 37
Sr Manager, Dealer Sales
DAA Seattle

Osman Heggi, 38
CEO and Co-Founder

Anders Ericson, 33
VP of Sales (Buy-Side)

Melisa Eichbauer, 39
General Manager
Findlay Volkswagen Henderson

Alex Bunn, 27
Fleet/Lease Manager
Dealers Auto Auction of Idaho

Kristin Veenstra, 39
Branch Manager, Mobility

Chris Marhofer, 35
Ron Marhofer Auto Family

Charlie Adams, 36
Sr. VP and Chief Operating Officer

Michael Taylor, 38
Officer, Inventory Sales Manager
U.S. Banks

Michael Pokora, 34
Director of Special Projects
ACV Auctions

Peter Hermes, 39
Sr. Managing Director of Strategic Analytics

Luke Pidgeon, 40 (39 at time of nomination)
General Manager
El Paso Independent Auto Auction an XLerate Group Auction

DeJay Hargraves, 39
Lead Processing Coordinator

Sean Bennett, 39
Vice President Business Technology
Servicing Solutions, LLC

Laura Wehunt, 34
Vice President, Automotive Valuations
Black Book

Alexis Weatherly, 26
Account Manager
United Road Services

Amanda Gordon, 38

Daniel Valles, 37
Digital Sales Manager
Hyundai Capital America

Matthew Knops, 39
Customer Experience
Auction Edge

Beth Chaponis, 38
Executive Vice President of Marketing
Costco Auto Program

Andrew Poteet, 39
E-Commerce Manager
Louisiana’s First Choice Auto Auction

Nasir Uddin, 33
Vice President, Pre-Owned Vehicle Operations
Prime Automotive Group

Ben Case, 31
General Manager
Classic Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac

Stevo Trpovski, 39
Director of Remarketing
Ally Financial

Pratik Patel, 37
RideKleen (Cox Automotive Mobility)

Cody Boswell, 37
Missouri Auto Auction

Ashley Morris, 33
Product Marketing Consultant – Automotive Services
Equifax, Inc

Matthew Itami, 37
General Manager
ADESA Chicago

Kristina Perez-Beahm, 35
Branch Manager – Avenel New Jersey

Dare Saul, 36
D3 Auto Sales

Hilary Beamon, 29
Director of Human Resources
CARS Recon, Inc.

Alicia Forte Morrone, 37
National Sales Manager
Copart Inc.

Broderick Alley, 40 (39 at time of nomination)
Director of Used Car Operations
Leader Auto Group

Danny Mullen, 38
Post-Repo Operations Director

Steven Brock, 32
Fleet/Lease Operations Manager
Carolina Auto Auction Stanley- Autenrieth Auction Group

Mike Cavanaugh, 36
Executive Vice President
MAX Digital

Brad Baird, 38
Operations Manager
Music City Auto Auction of Nashville

Nathan Baker, 38
Sr. Director of Operations
Capital One

Kristen Givens, 39
Sr. Director, Marketing
Cox Automotive

Mitch Tyler, 36
AVP Asset Remarketing
Santander Consumer USA

Rich Villalpando, 38
Area Manager


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