March 23 - 24, 2022 (Association Meetings Begin Tuesday, March 22) || Caesars Palace Las Vegas

Speaker

Scott Kolb

Scott Kolb

Managing Director | Scott Kolb and Associates

Scott is the Managing Director and Founder of Scott Kolb and Associates, LLC. SKA provides strategic management advisory services to the automotive ecosystem; focused on technology, auction marketing, dealer, mobility, and vehicle lifecycle.  The firm helps companies accelerate growth… improving technology, delivering quality, generating revenue, and providing service for life.

Scott has been instrumental in the establishment, leadership, and growth of many industry leaders.  He has lead teams at United Road, Remarketing Solutions / Renovo, Honda Financial Services, Auction Broadcasting Company, ServNet, Chrysler Financial, and the Illinois Independent Automobile Dealers Association. His practice delivers expertise and execution in technology, finance, sales, marketing, operations, mergers & acquisitions, and human capital strategy. 

Scott is widely recognized as one of the top powerbrokers in the automotive industry today. He is a nationally featured author, moderator, and trainer to the vehicle lifecycle process. He was awarded the 2005 IARA Remarketing Industry Award of Recognition from his industry peers and is a “Scholar” for the GLG Automotive Council.

He is lifetime member of the National Auctioneers Association, former member of National Auto Auction Association, and a founding and board member of the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance, where he served as Education and Certification Chair.  He led the vision, implementation, and execution of the IARA/Northwood University Online Remarketing Education Program and the IARA Certified Automotive Remarketer (CAR) Executive Designation Program.

Scott is a professional licensed auctioneer and holds the highest designation in the auction industry; the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI).  He has raised millions of dollars supporting noble causes across the United States and Canada. Scott also holds the highest designation in the vehicle remarketing industry: the Certified Automotive Remarketer (CAR) and is a Certified Professional Consultant (CPC). Scott still plays and coaches competitive club lacrosse and enjoys reading and spending time with his faith, family, and friends.  He is a founder and board member of the Indiana Youth Lacrosse Association and enjoys serving youth sports organizations as a Certified Trainer for Notre Dame’s “Play Like A Champion Today™” and Stanford University’s “Positive Coaching Alliance™”. Scott resides in Smithville, TN.

 

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