Barry is a proven consulting and sales leader with a diverse 25-year career in design and implementing technology, adjusting, appraisal and salvage solutions to the auto and property insurance industry. He brings a unique insight and expertise to salvage operations after founding an independent auto auction network. Born and raised in Sycamore, Georgia, spent his youth as an apprentice in his father's collision shop and still enjoys restoring both cars and antique furniture to this day. After joining the US ARMY and serving (an Operation Desert Shield Veteran) was honorably discharged; he began his professional career at Mitchell International. One year ago he became a Board Member for the National Auto Body Council, chairing the Trade Show Committee and is a member of the Automotive Recyclers Association. Barry is a father of two sons, a Jeep offroad enthusiast, is happiest near the ocean and is actively involved with the Scottish Rite, having received the Pillar of Charity award twice. Barry is the co-founder of the C.H.A.N.G.E. Foundation - a nonprofit think tank that collectively has raised over 3 million dollars for nonprofits that were stalled and needed an extra push and energy. His push in life is to do as much good as possible, filling the conduit of life with good. His personal mantra is Do Well. Do Good. Feel Good.
Dustin is an Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College graduate with experience as a service advisor, claims adjuster, and now our Director of Operations. Born and raised in Tifton, Georgia, he grew up on a farm in the country. Hunting, fishing, and riding ATVs were an everyday occurrence. He spent a lot of time around the car dealership his dad worked at and entered into the automotive industry there. In 2010, he moved to Tallahassee and continued in the car industry with another car dealer. He has over 15 years of experience as a licensed independent claims adjuster and has managed appraisal teams all over the country. Dustin is married to an FSU graduate and has one child with another one on the way in 2017.
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Catherine is a Florida State University graduate with a degree in Communications and Digital Media Studies and a background in social media management and marketing. Born and raised in Palm Harbor, Florida, she grew up off the Gulf of Mexico spending most of her time at the beach, playing volleyball and working at a local golf club.
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Bob is a seasoned sales leader that has previous experience in automotive, real estate, marketing, and sales management. He is a graduate of Dale Carnegie's "Sales Advantage" and also is an active member with AA-ISP. The last 17+ years of his career have been dedicated to all facets of sales in Southeastern Michigan. Bob has 2 daughters and is an avid Michigan Wolverine fan. His oldest daughter recently graduated high school with honors and received an academic scholarship in criminal psychology.
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Regina is a Temple University graduate with a degree in Broadcast Journalism with a background in social media marketing and radio. Born and raised in Tallahassee, FL she was very involved with local theaters and frequently traveled around the US with her family. At AR Direct, she handles communication with clients on new auction listings and provides technical and administrative support.
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Brian is an entrepreneur with 22 years of experience in management and 15 years of experience as a Licensed Catastrophe Insurance Adjuster. In addition to owning two successful businesses, he has managed up to 100 catastrophe adjusters as a team manager all over the country. Born and raised in Tifton, Georgia, he grew up playing sports and spending time outdoors. He graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and attended Valdosta State University and Georgia Southern University majoring in business management. He loves college football and hunting and lives in Savannah, Georgia with his wife and three children.
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Erica is a seasoned auction manager who takes on any and all roles sent her way including customer service, troubleshooting, and titles. She has ten years experience in the automotive industry. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she enjoys doing anything outdoors. She is a fur-mommy to a dog and a cat and loves spending time with her two nieces.
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Mike is an experienced industry leader with numerous leadership roles under his belt at Amica Insurance where he was responsible for the national Amica RAP/DRP program. He has been speaking at industry events spreading the word about customer service, DRP relationships, the importance of proper photo and file documentation, Servant leadership, team building and pre and post scanning. Mike is a member of the WIN Network, National Auto Body Council, a gold-pin member at CIC and a member of ARA, where he recently joined their Gold Seal Committee. Mike is the owner of Hammer Insights, an industry consulting firm with several clients nationwide, including AR Direct.