Auction Academy Grads Take Top Posts at Country’s Auto Auctions

September 19, 2018

Auction Academy’s 5th Class nears the conclusion of its two-year course of study, preparing to meet in Detroit this fall for its final session and planning for its graduation during the Spring 2019 CAR Conference in Las Vegas. These class members look forward to taking their places in the auction industry at large, armed with the training and tools they need to succeed in the remarketing industry.  The precedent has beenPenny Wanna, President Auction Academyset, as Auction AcademyPresident Penny Wanna explains, noting the many previous Auction Academy graduates who have already taken the lead at a number of auto auctions across the country. “We frequently hear back from Auction Academy graduates, who tell us how much the program has contributed to a better understanding of the industry and helped prepare them to take on major responsibilities,” said Wanna.  “As we approach the final meeting of our 5th Class, we’re excited and inspired to see the number of … Continued

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Auction Academy Partners with IARA to Provide CAR Certification Training

February 9, 2018

FRANKLIN, Tennessee (Feb. 5, 2018) — IARA CAR Certification will now be included in Auction Academy’s two-year training curriculum, announced Penny Wanna, Academy President. The addition to the Academy’s course of study takes place immediately and is the outcome of IARA’s move to participate as a major sponsor of Auction Academy.  “Adding the CAR Certification training to our two-year course of study is a significant milestone for Auction Academy, and we are grateful to IARA for its sponsorship and support,” said Wanna. “CAR Certification is the gold standard for automotive remarketers, and this training will be an invaluable part of our curriculum. It will not only enhance the students’ understanding of the remarketing process but will elevate the skill set of our current and future class participants.” Penny Wanna, President, Auction Academy IARA’s Car Certification program addresses all steps of the remarketing process, starting with the consignment and grounding of the vehicle, through the completion of … Continued

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Auction Academy Launches 2018 Seminar Series with Expanded Course Offerings

January 18, 2018

FRANKLIN, Tennessee – Auction Academy, a continuing education program developed by TPC Management Company (TPC) for professionals in the auto auction industry, has announced the schedule for its 2018 Seminar Series program.Says Penny Wanna, President of Auction Academy, “Different from our two-year program, the Seminar Series offers one-day intensive sessions, with in-depth focus on a single specific topic or functional area. These sessions have become increasingly popular because we target the most important aspects of the auction industry with usable hands on information and applications.”Continued Wanna, “Holding to this strategy, we chose as the first topic area for 2018 the various aspects of Workplace Culture, specifically to include harassment of any type: physical, sexual, verbal or visual. Not only is this a timely subject, given what we see in the worlds of media, entertainment and government, but it is a critical subject with profound implications for the workplace in our industry.”Added Pauline Pons, Co-Founder of Auction Academy, “This … Continued

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