Simply the Best: Why Your Dealership Needs NAAA Auctions to Get to the Next Level

Track: Business Essentials & Innovations

Saturday, March 12, 2022 9:00 AM - Tuesday, June 14, 2022 10:00 AM

Room:

Location
W228

Presenters: Mike Browning, Chad Bailey, Geoffrey Parker

National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) member auctions are the gold standard of the auction industry, representing integrity and honesty, and trusted by car buyers and sellers. With nearly 350 member auctions across North America, your dealership has numerous options to purchase cars from the very best the auction the industry has to offer.

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Mike Browning
Presenter

Mike Browning
Executive Vice President

Mike Browning entered the automotive world in 1989 as a car salesman. In 2003, he joined Manheim as general manager of its New Orleans auction. Four years later, he took the position of general manager of Manheim Mississippi. He became Manheim San Antonio general manager in 2014. Before his term as NAAA president (2016-2017), he was secretary, vice president, president and board chair of NAAA's Southern Chapter. He has also been on the NAAA board of directors, served as its chairman, and is currently the NAAA Executive Vice President.

Chad Bailey
Presenter

Chad Bailey
President

Chad Bailey is a 3rd Generation President of the Akron Auto Auction and Value Auto Auction. He currently serves as President of the ServNet Auction Group; Independent Auto Auction Services Corporation (IAASC), and Past President of the National Automobile Auction Association (NAAA). Chad is an IARA Certified Automotive Remarketer and Chairman of the NAAA Education & Training Committee. Born in Canton, OH, Chad earned his bachelor's degree in mass communication from Miami University in Oxford and a master's in business administration from the University of West Florida in Pensacola where he currently serves on their alumni board of directors.

Geoffrey Parker
Presenter

Geoffrey Parker
Vice President

Geoff Parker is an auto remarketing industry veteran with more than 22 years of experience. Geoff is the VP of National Account Enterprise Solutions for KAR Global, Parker started his career with the company in 2003 at ADESA Dallas, becoming an assistant GM before moving back home to serve as ADESA Cincinnati/Dayton GM. Parker then became a Regional VP for ADESA, managing 18 auctions and then taking a promotion to his current role. Parker was named one of the Power 300 for the Auto Remarketing in 2015 and has served on the membership committee for the NAAA since 2015.