Industry Veteran Appointed General Manager of America’s Auto Auction Las Vegas

Carmel, IN — July 31, 2023 – America’s Auto Auction Las Vegas, previously known as DAA Las Vegas, is proud to reveal that Jay Hinchman is stepping into the role of General Manager, effective August 1st.

Jay Hinchman’s reputation is firmly rooted in over 25 years of experience in the automotive industry. He began his journey as a client of the auctions with Bank of America Auto Group in Long Island, NY, where he served as the VP of Remarketing. Hinchman later took on leadership responsibilities at World Omni Financial Corp./Southeast Toyota Finance as AVP of Remarketing.

In 2008, Hinchman joined KAR and soon took on the role of General Manager at ADESA New Jersey and later ADESA Las Vegas.  Over a 15-year span, Hinchman advanced into several leadership positions, serving as Regional Vice President of their Midwest and West Coast auction operations. Most recently, he held the position of President at HighTech Locksmiths.

As General Manager, Hinchman’s rich industry experience and leadership skills will be instrumental in driving the growth and success of America’s Auto Auction Las Vegas. His extensive knowledge will ensure the company continues to provide high-quality service and operational execution for dealers and institutional customers.

Jay Hinchman commented on his new role, stating, “I am honored to take on the role of General Manager at America’s Auto Auction Las Vegas. I look forward to building on the strong foundation already in place and driving the company’s continued growth and success.”

Chuck Tapp, Chief Executive Officer, remarked on Hinchman’s appointment, saying, “Jay’s deep industry experience and proven leadership capabilities make him an excellent fit for the role of General Manager. We are confident he will make significant contributions to the future success of America’s Auto Auction.”

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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 18 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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