America’s Group Promotes Kyle Drake to General Manager of America’s Auto Auction Houston

Carmel, IN – January 2nd, 2024 – America’s Group (the “Company”), including America’s Auto Auction and AXLE Funding, is delighted to announce the promotion of Kyle Drake to General Manager of America’s Auto Auction Houston.

Kyle’s journey began with an impactful eight-year tenure at America’s Auto Auction Austin where he demonstrated exceptional dedication and expertise in outside sales. Motivated by a thirst for knowledge, Kyle directed his focus to Fleet Lease, where he mastered operations and played a crucial role in customer conflict resolution. Throughout this time, he maintained a robust sales focus, ensuring the seamless operation of business processes.

In early 2023, Kyle assumed the role of Assistant General Manager at America’s Auto Auction Houston, making an immediate impact on both the staff and the overall success of the auction.

“Kyle’s commitment to excellence and his broad range of skills have been an asset to our company,” said Luke Pidgeon, Regional Vice President. “His innovative strategies, combined with his strong leadership skills, have contributed to our growth and success.”

Now, as he takes the helm as General Manager, Kyle is poised to lead the team at America’s Auto Auction Houston and continue his legacy of making substantial contributions to the auction industry.

“We are very fortunate to have Kyle on our team, and we congratulate him on his well-deserved promotion to General Manager,” said Brian Thomas, Senior Regional Vice President.

About America’s Group

America’s Group (the “Company”) is comprised of America’s Auto Auction and AXLE Funding, leading nationwide vehicle auction / remarketing and floorplan finance companies. 

America’s Auto Auction is a full-service used-vehicle auction services provider that facilitates the wholesale remarketing of used vehicles for B2B customers, delivering a critical liquidity function to enable the used car sales ecosystem. Based in Carmel, IN, America’s Auto Auction facilitates the selling and buying of used vehicles at physical auction sites across 19 states as well as on digital platforms. The Company’s daily mission is simple and straightforward: to provide high quality service and operational execution for dealers and institutional customers.

America’s Group / America’s Auto Auction contact:

Melissa Miller, Director of Marketing

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