MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI), a global provider of complex car and truck fleet services, announced the recognition of four remarketing employees with a notable diversity of honors: Jennifer Schade, vehicle remarketing manager; Jim Jackson, senior remarketer; Brian Garner, manager market sales and Fred Walerski, remarketer.
Jennifer Schade, vehicle remarketing manager, was recognized in the April 15-30 issue of Auto Remarketing in an article entitled “Women In Remarketing: Recognizing Excellence”. The honorees were chosen for their “dedication to excellence and their commitment to furthering the industry.”
With many years of industry experience, Jennifer moved to the ARI Vehicle Remarketing Department in 1991. She has been involved in the growth of the Virtual Marketing program, ARIAutoDirect.com and in the development of the Vehicle Remarketing Inventory Management System. “Jennifer’s contributions have been instrumental in making the ARI remarketing systems the most comprehensive in the industry,” stated Bob Graham, “and we are pleased to see this industry-wide recognition of her work. She leads our team through her initiative, industry expertise and professionalism.”
Jim Jackson, ARI senior remarketer and team leader, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Salvage Pool Association (ASPA). ASPA is the leading association of salvage professionals in the automotive remarketing industry. Election to the ASPA board is by peer members and is a demonstration of overall industry recognition. Jackson brings more than 23 years of remarketing experience to this position, including seventeen years with Insurance Auto Auctions and Adesa Impact, and six years with the ARI remarketing department.
Jackson was very pleased to be elected, commenting, “I am extremely honored to serve on the board for ASPA. Being on this board will provide me with the opportunity to learn from and partner with industry leadership. I look forward to adding value to the membership of ASPA during my tenure.”
Brian Garner and Fred Walerski
ARI announces two additional International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) Certified Automotive Remarketer (CAR) designations. The new awards raise the total number of staff certifications at ARI to nine, which is more than any other vehicle fleet management company in the industry.
The two most recent recipients are Brian Garner, manager market sales, and Fred Walerski, remarketer. Combined, these two professionals offer more than 50 years of automotive industry experience. IARA Certification is based on completion of twenty courses and corresponding exams. With the addition of these two certifications, the entire ARI staff of car and light truck remarketing professionals is fully certified.
“ARI continues to lead our industry in remarketing expertise which is now demonstrated by our entire professional staff being IARA certified. This achievement attests to the dedication and initiative of our remarketing personnel,” commented Bob Graham, vice president of vehicle remarketing, “Now, in addition to the continuity provided by longevity of staff tenure, we support our customers with industry recognized credentials.”