Committees and Board Details - International Automotive Remarketers Alliance
Education & Compliance Committee
* The Committee facilitates compliance by serving as an informational and advisory resource to the automotive remarketing industry
* The Committee extends the presence of the compliance function beyond IARA to automotive finance companies, repo agencies including forwarders, and auto auctions.
* The Committee endeavors to promote the benefits of Compliance initiatives throughout the Used Vehicle Market Supply Chain.
* The Committee endeavors to facilitate the communication process involving Compliance information.

* The Education Committee oversees the content, execution and online functionality of the CAR Certification program.


Compliance Co-Chairs:
Andrea Amico, Privacy4Cars
Penny Wanna, Auction Academy, CAR
Jeannie Chiaromonte, Bank of America, CAR
Tim Meta, Fifth Third Bank
Keely Smith, AutoIMS, CAR
Bob Sullivan, ServNet

Education Co-Chairs:
Michele Pierog, Privacy4Cars, CAR
Jackie Malik, Credit Acceptance, CAR
Penny Wanna, Auction Academy, CAR
Committee Services

- To provide information about the Certification Program
- To provide feedback on testing results
- To review the course curriculum on a continuing basis
- To recognize Certified Automotive Remarketers CAR, in industry publications and present Certification Plaques at industry conferences
- To recertify CAR designees after each Certification period

Mission Statement

The mission of the IARA remarketing Certification Committee is to provide the opportunity for those in the industry to achieve a higher level of industry recognition through a comprehensive program encompassing all aspects of the remarketing industry.


- To enhance the image of the remarketing profession
- To establish the IARA certification program as the educational standard of excellence in remarketing
- To establish authoritative sources of remarketing information

Long Term Objectives

- To offer educational networking and information exchange for increased competitive advantages
- To promote the highest professional standards in the remarketing industry
- To create and maintain a fair and reliable assessment process for remarketing professionals to demonstrate their knowledge and skill.
Primary Contact:
Penny Wanna
Committees and Board Member Information
Mr Andrea Amico
Privacy4Cars, LLC
Jeannie Chiaromonte, CAR
Bank of America
Tim Meta, CAR
Fifth Third Bank
Keely Smith
Robert Sullivan
ServNet Auctions
Jordan Abel
Mike Antich
Bobit Business Media
Mr. Jeff Bescher, CAR
Strategic Remarketing Solutions, LLC
Sean Cabin
RCG Logistics LLC
mark capel
XLerate - Grand Rapids Auto Auction
Hugo Carmona
Manheim (Cox Automotive)
Sam Casey
Manheim (Cox Automotive)
Daniel Chilton
E-Carzz, LLC
Mike Foster, CAR
Shelly Frank
IAG - Dealers Auto Auction of the Rockies
Chace Fraser
Manheim (Cox Automotive)
Kristin Gaffney
Capital One Auto Finance
Mike Gutenkunst
Ford Motor Company
Greg Hearn
Manheim (Cox Automotive)
Tricia Heon
Scott Hilsen
Manheim (Cox Automotive)
Nikki Jones
Dan Kennedy
Jack Cooper Logistics
wesley kent
Bruce Maddox, CAR
GM Financial
Cynthia Mitchell, CAR
BSC America - Bel Air Auto Auction
Elizabeth Murphy
Lori Murtagh
SCI LeaseCorp
Evan Nahmias
Dealers Auto Auction Group
John Paonessa, CAR
GM Financial Canada Leasing Ltd
Dave Pratt
Auto Financial Group
Lisa Scott
PAR North America
Karen Tillman
Manheim (Cox Automotive)
Peter Trench
Manheim (Cox Automotive)
michael tropp
US Bank
Doug Turner, CAR
Karyn Wrye
National Auto Auction Association
Jeff Young
GM Financial
Rodney Zottneck
Toyota Financial Services