ADESA has promoted Kevin Rhoads to general manager of ADESA Kansas City, effective immediately. The previous GM of ADESA Kansas City, Harold Chapman, will now lead ADESA Nashville.



“Kevin has been a vital part of the growth at ADESA Kansas City in recent years, bringing a positive focus to building lasting customer relationships,” said Paul Lips, COO at ADESA. “Our consignors, dealers and staff will benefit from his effective approach to sales and operations.”

Rhoads has more than 15 years of experience in the automotive industry and more than 20 years of management experience. He has served as dealer sales and services manager at ADESA Kansas City since May 2014, during which time the auction was named dealer auction of the year of 2015, according to the company.

Previously, Rhoads was the sales and marketing specialist at Naked Lime. He held a series of positions of increasing responsibility in sales management within the auto auction industry between 2007 and 2013.