Leadership in the Auto Auction Industry
Thomas A. Stewart
Tom Stewart, an industry specialist in vehicle remarketing and auto finance, is the President of Auction Management Solutions, Inc.
Stewart works with auto auctions, auto finance companies, vehicle manufacturers, corporate fleets, commercial lessors, third party servicers, and e-commerce companies.
Stewart, who has over 20 years of industry experience, started his automotive career working for Anglo American Auto Auctions. He later went on to become the Director of Remarketing for KeyBank out of Cleveland, OH. He has spent the last 15 years working on various consulting projects as a partner with TPC Management Company, and held the position of Executive Vice President of Sales for the ServNet Auction Group.
Born and raised in the greater Chicago area, Tom has been married to his wife Carol for 27 years, and has two daughters and 1 grandchild.
Richard W. Curtis
Richard Curtis, an industry specialist in vehicle remarketing and redistribution, is a Partner in Auction Management Solutions, Inc. Curtis works with auto auctions, auto finance companies, vehicle manufacturers, corporate fleets, commercial lessors, third party servicers, and e-commerce concerns. He has done work with a group of companies headquartered in Canada that evaluate and participate in various automotive industry ventures in North America.
Curtis, who has over 40 years of industry experience, including 18 years as General Manager of auto auctions located in Washington, Louisiana, and Texas, and 6 years as General Manager of franchise auto dealerships.
Richard has spent the last 16 years consulting as a partner with TPC Management Company and recently served as the Vice President of industry relations for the ServNet Auction Group, while employed by their management company.
Mr. Curtis is active as a presenter and panel moderator at industry trade conferences and has been intimately involved with the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (lARA). He has Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Idaho and is based near Spokane, WA.
Jamye Carpenter, an industry specialist in auction product development and vehicle remarketing, is Vice President Business Development of Auction Management Solutions. Jamye works with auto auctions, auto finance companies, vehicle manufacturers, corporate fleets, commercial lessors, third party servicers, and e-commerce companies.
Jamye has over eighteen years of experience in the Auto Auction industry, serving in roles from customer service to Senior Vice President. After being hired by AutoCheck as a Customer Service Representative in 1999, she moved on to help build a sales team, and continued to grow the company. In her role as Director of Business Development, she continued to build the team through hiring and training a staff of sales representatives, brought on to serve both the insurance and auction industries. Jamye also managed the Red Mountain Technologies Client Services team, serving many of the largest property and casualty insurers in the country, while continuing to sell and develop new products for the auction and insurance clients she served.
Jamye serves on the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) Convention Planning Committee, the International Automotive, Remarketers Alliance (IARA) Standards Committee, and has been active with the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA).
A native of Childersburg, AL, Jamye earned a BA in Psychology from Auburn University and is currently attending Louisiana State University-Shreveport working toward an MBA with a concentration in Human Resources.