Franklin, TN – Auction Academy, the top level training and development experience for auto auction industry professionals, announced today that Penny Wanna has been promoted to the post of President of Auction Academy. Wanna has been involved with the Academy program since its inception in early 2012 and most recently served as Vice President of Administration.
Says Auction Academy’s Vice President and Co-Founder, Pauline Pons: “From the beginning Penny has beenPenny Wanna President, Auction Academy 100% vested in Auction Academy, and she has been instrumental in the growth of the Academy program. The Academy courses we offer today are a direct outcome of her contributions and organization.”
Added Academy CEO and Co-Founder President Pierre Pons, “Without a doubt, Penny is the heart and soul of Auction Academy, a fact which can be attested to by all four Class Groups that have graduated to date as well as all the Speakers and Sponsors who have supported the program. Penny believed strongly in the Auction Academy from the early days of its inception, and many Sessions have been successful because of her determination and sheer force of will. I concur with Pauline that the evolution and success of the Auction Academy can be attributed to Penny’s dedication and perseverance”.
Says Wanna: ”From the beginning our goal has been to bring a professional, top-level training experience to the auto auction industry. It has been a pleasure to work with the Academy’s first Class Group, made up of the Sons and Daughters of some of the best Independent Auto Auctions in the country, and subsequently with professionals from all corners of the industry. I am honored to be in a position to help the Academy continue its mission”.
Wanna will also continue with her duties as Vice President of Administration for both TPC Management Company and ServNet Auctions.
Auction Academy is a continuing education program developed by TPC Management Company (TPC) for professionals in the auto auction industry. In addition to the Seminar Series, Auction Academy provides a two-year training and development experience for automotive auction professionals, structured like an Executive MBA program. With faculty drawn from expert practitioners around the country, Auction Academy’s programs are designed to enhance essential skill sets, promote best practices and yield better auction performance.