CARMEL, IN – ADESA Corp., a subsidiary of ADESA, Inc. has named Ken Garbez its new assistant general manager at ADESA Golden Gate.
Garbez started in the automotive remarketing industry in 1985 at the Tommy Thomas Golden Gate Auto Auction in San Francisco. In 1986, Garbez joined GE’s Bay Cities Auto Auction where he worked in several different areas of the company. Garbez moved to the Sacramento area in 1988 and held management positions over the next eight years in the operations, fleet, and transport departments with Brasher’s Auto Auction. After owning his own transport business in Sacramento from 1994 to 1996, Garbez joined Manheim’s Bay City Auto Auction in 1996, eventually working in several areas for the company, including transport, fleet lease, operations, and assistant general manager. In 2001, Garbez worked as a terminal manager for United Road. Most recently, Garbez has worked as factory manager at ADESA Golden Gate since 2002, handling the GM, Chrysler, Subaru, and KIA accounts.