Automotive Finance Corporation (AFC), a business unit of KAR Auction Services, has
announced that Joe Keadle has been promoted to senior vice president of operations. Keadle will report directly to John Hammer, AFC CEO and president.
In his new role, Keadle will oversee all field operational functions including branch operations, sales and training. He will focus on developing, leading and coordinating AFC field operations while assuring the standardization of all operating practices and procedures and will be instrumental in leading AFC’s growth initiatives.
Keadle joined AFC in 2010 as regional manager and in 2011 was promoted to vice president of operations for the west division.
Keadle has more than 20 years of experience and has held a wide variety of positions in the financial services and automotive industries. Prior to joining AFC, he served in a variety of roles for a multi-franchise dealership group including business manager, new car sales manager and used car sales manager. Later he was with Wachovia Bank in Charleston, S.C., where he developed and managed dealer relationships and was the national floor plan development manager at New South Federal Savings Bank.