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Indianapolis entrepreneur Mark Hill visits ADESA to share important takeaways on business and technology

Indianapolis entrepreneur Mark Hill visits ADESA to share important takeaways on business and technology


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Earlier this month, I was invited to attend a presentation at ADESA’s headquarters featuring Mark Hill, one of KAR Auction Services’ newest board members. Mark has quite the impressive resume and is a well-known entrepreneur and investor in the Indianapolis area. He co-founded Baker Hill, a company that built software solutions for small business lending,...
Top-notch fundraising for the 2014 Indiana Tour de Cure

Top-notch fundraising for the 2014 Indiana Tour de Cure


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Last month, Team KAR participated in the Indiana Tour de Cure, the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising cycling event. And we have great news to share—both Team KAR and Jim Hallett, CEO of KAR, reached incredible fundraising goals for this year’s event. By coming together in the spirit of teamwork and community involvement, Team KAR...
Jim Hallett receives EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 award in the Midwest

Jim Hallett receives EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 award in the Midwest


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All of us across the KAR group of companies want to congratulate Jim Hallett, CEO of KAR Auction Services, on a prestigious recognition he recently received—the EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 Award in the consumer category for the Midwest. We admire his passion, his dedication and his vision. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who...
Team KAR supports American Diabetes Association’s Indiana Tour de Cure

Team KAR supports American Diabetes Association’s Indiana Tour de Cure


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Community involvement. Teamwork. Fun. Those are three of the eight company values at KAR Auction Services and ADESA. And all three describe what happens when ADESA employees partner with fellow KAR companies to support a fundraiser. This month, 19 team members from KAR, ADESA, AFC, IAA and PAR are joining forces to raise money for...
ADESA Little Rock raises nearly $60,000 for local tornado relief efforts

ADESA Little Rock raises nearly $60,000 for local tornado relief efforts


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When ADESA Little Rock first set out to host a charity fundraiser auction to benefit area tornado relief efforts, the auction hoped to collect about $10,000. They were overwhelmed by the generosity of their dealers and customers when they raised nearly $60,000. Auctioneer Steve Sims came up with the idea for a charity auction. And...
ADESA’s Carol Sewell receives 2014 Women in Remarketing award

ADESA’s Carol Sewell receives 2014 Women in Remarketing award


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We are thrilled to congratulate Carol Sewell, vice president of marketing at ADESA, on being named to the 2014 Women of Remarketing class. The annual Women in Remarketing award presented by Auto Remarketing highlights outstanding women in the auto remarketing industry who have a demonstrated history of going above and beyond through innovation, mentorship, philanthropy,...
ADESA Golden Gate receives six consignor awards

ADESA Golden Gate receives six consignor awards


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It is an honor when industry professionals recognize the efforts that our employees put forth every day to provide an excellent experience for our customers and partners. And we’re proud to congratulate ADESA Golden Gate for their outstanding performance during the past year—receiving six consignor awards for their achievements. Most recently, the auction was named...
Welcoming two top-tier technology directors

Welcoming two top-tier technology directors


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One of our key goals as an organization is to continually improve our technology for both our customers and our internal teams. We know that innovative technology will allow us to meet the ever-changing demands of our industry. It will also enhance the quality of our service offerings and the effectiveness of our employees. We...
ADESA employee awarded highest citizen honor

ADESA employee awarded highest citizen honor


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One of the best parts of my job at ADESA is that I am blessed to work with some truly great people. They are not only helpful in the auction lanes—but they go above and beyond to help others in everyday life, too. Melissa Bixler is a customer service representative in the ADESA accounts payable...