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Manheim Introduces Five New General Managers in Central and West Regions
Leaders Earn Promotions at Manheim St. Louis, Manheim Kansas City, Manheim Northstar, Manheim Denver and Manheim Minneapolis
These seasoned leaders will foster the continued success of their respective locations and help our clients grow their businesses, said Mike McKinney, division vice president-national.

ATLANTA – Manheim today announces General Manager changes at five locations: Jason Blake at Manheim St. Louis, Victor Ferlaino at Manheim Kansas City, Scott Maybee at Manheim Northstar, Ray Priest at Manheim Denver and Tom Saldutte at Manheim Minneapolis.

“These seasoned leaders will foster the continued success of their respective locations and help our clients grow their businesses,” said Mike McKinney, division vice president-national.

Jason Blake, Manheim St. Louis: Blake has served in a variety of roles at Manheim for 21 years and has worked at six locations. Most recently, he was an Assistant General Manager at Manheim St. Louis. During his tenure with the company, Blake has broadened his knowledge of the business and resolved obstacles promptly and effectively. He will continue to drive growth in his current role, ensuring that the clients have a stellar auction experience.

Victor Ferlaino, Manheim Kansas City: With 18 years of Manheim experience to his credit, Ferlaino has been instrumental in delivering outstanding client service in a variety of roles including five years as General Manager at Manheim Cincinnati and leadership positions at Manheim Detroit. For the past five years, he has helped the Manheim St. Louis team achieve unprecedented results. Ferlaino was instrumental in piloting Retail Advantage, he helped the team identify and capitalize on mobile opportunities and his expertise in the reconditioning aspect of the business allowed the St. Louis team to gain additional revenues that would not have been realized otherwise.

Scott Maybee, Manheim Northstar: Maybee joins the Manheim Northstar team from his most recent position as Vice President of Operations for Nissan Canada Finance. He was also Director of Financial Products and Marketing for Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation. Maybee brings a fresh lens that will elevate the overall auction experience.

Ray Priest, Manheim Denver: Priest has held a variety of progressive leadership positions at Manheim during his 16-year tenure. Most recently, he was General Manager of Manheim Seattle where he leveraged his strength in operations and leadership to drive operational and financial success. He was instrumental in building a test auction in Alaska, which was open for two years, and in 2016 he successfully executed a cross-border mobile sale with Canadian vehicles. Before joining Manheim, Priest was active in the U.S. Army for 10 years.

Tom Saldutte, Manheim Milwaukee: With 29 years of service to Manheim, Saldutte brings a wealth of industry knowledge to his position as General Manager. He was most recently the Assistant General Manager at Manheim Milwaukee where he has a track record for developing teams to drive results and building client trust and credibility.

“This impressive group of leaders brings insights that will make a positive impact as Manheim continues deliver value through end-to-end remarketing services for our clients,” said Nick Boris, regional vice president, national central region.

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