CARMEL, IN – ADESA, Inc. has promoted Brent J. Huisman to vice president of dealer affairs for ADESA Corp., the company's auction and related services business. Huisman is currently an executive director of sales for ADESA, based in Phoenix. His first day on the job in his new role will be June 20.

Huisman's career began in 1996 at Hormel Foods in Chicago as a senior account executive in the company's Midwest region. In 1998, Huisman joined GE Capital in Barrington, Ill., as a regional dealer sales remarketing manager, handling sales of off-lease GE vehicles. He played a key role in designing GE Capital's first e-commerce site, GE Before joining ADESA, he also served a two-year stint beginning in 2000 as a manager in national dealer sales for Bank One Credit Company in Phoenix.

In 2002, Huisman joined ADESA Corp. as an executive sales and operations trainee and eventually was promoted to his current position, executive director of sales. He played a key role in this position as a liaison between customers and ADESA's operations department.