TPC Management Company announced that industry veteran Charlie Vogelheim has joined the firm as a partner. 

According to TPC President, Pierre Pons, “We are delighted that Charlie Vogelheim is joining our team at TPC.  Charlie is not only well known in the automotive remarketing industry, but is highly regarded for the insight, expertise, and innovation he has displayed through his thirty-year career. He brings to our firm a new dimension that can be leveraged across our three platforms: TPC Consulting, ServNet Auctions and Auction Academy.”

Pauline Pons, TPC co-founder and vice president says, “Charlie brings a passion for the automotive industry and a wealth of knowledge that will have a tremendous impact in all areas of our business.  We are looking forward to working with him as he focuses on business development and industry relations as well as bolstering the services TPC currently offers to its clientele.”

An auto enthusiast who has spent three decades observing and supporting the automotive industry, Vogelheim has served as vice president of J.D. Power & Associates, and as executive editor at Kelley Blue Book, InteliChoice and Motor Trend Auto Group. As principal of Vogelheim Ventures, he is involved in a variety of initiatives including Motor Trend Audio, DrivingSales, RyanTech, and Webcars. Throughout his career he has worked extensively with the NAAA as an education consultant and program moderator, and has been instrumental in developing key online tools for the automotive industry, including kbb.com and the automotive sites at Microsoft, AOL, Yahoo, and e-Bay.

“I have long admired TPC’s contributions to the auction industry, and I am eager to work with Pierre Pons and his team,” said Vogelheim.  “We share a fundamental understanding that, as industry consultants, we need to not only examine how things have been done in the past, but to prepare for change.  Marking the current forces at play and identifying emerging trends lead to innovation in a changing world, all important considerations for TPC’s independent clients, ServNet Auctions, and the future leaders of the industry who are being trained at Auction Academy. I look forward to exciting times ahead and continued success for TPC Management.”