Following a record year in 2012, American Auto Auction Group (AAAG) is pleased to announce recent changes to its executive management team. Darris McClure has been promoted to President of AAAG effective February 1. In this role, Mr. McClure will continue to be responsible for guiding the continued execution of the company’s vision, mission, and growth strategy.
McClure previously served as AAAG’s Chief Financial Officer, a role he has held since its formation. Prior to joining AAAG, McClure served for nine years as CFO of Wall Homes and Choice Homes. Prior to his role at Choice Homes, McClure held leadership positions at Oil States Industries, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, and Ernst & Young. He received his Bachelors in Accounting from the University of Arkansas in 1988 and his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1993. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.
In addition, AAAG has named Bruce Reese as its Chief Financial Officer. Reese is a finance executive with over 20 years of experience with strategic growth initiatives, capital funding, international treasury, mergers & acquisitions, and strategic planning. Reese earned an MBA from Colorado State University and a BS in Accounting from Otterbein University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (non-practicing).
Bill McIver, CEO of American Auto Auction Group, commented “Expanding our executive management team is yet another step in our continued growth strategy, and reflects our strong belief in the future of our business. We firmly believe that our team is well-positioned to take AAAG to the next level.”