PHOENIX – Jim DesRochers, past president of the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA), has joined Dealers Auto Auction (DAA) of the Southwest as its VP and general manager. After 19 years as general manager for four Manheim sales, DesRochers retired to move to Arizona to be with family and friends.

"I am looking forward to taking this young dealer sale, started by Brad Sturgeon and Bill Barker along with GM Colleen Baldwin into an expanded direction," said DesRochers.

Baldwin transitions to new opportunities for dealers in other markets.

DesRochers can be contacted at (602) 751-9908.