Stanley Honored with IARA Circle of Excellence
to an already long and impressive list of industry accolades, Henry
Stanley received IARA's Circle of Excellence Award at the 2014 CAR
Convention in Las Vegas. Making the presentation was Dave Alfonso,
Remarketing Manager for Kia Motors America and Chairman of IARA's
Industry Recognition and Awards Committee, who noted that Stanley
was the unanimous choice by the IARA Board of Directors for this
is a man who accepts nothing less than excellence for himself, and a
man who inspires excellence in all those whose lives he
touches," said Alfonso. "Henry and others like him have
given us the stage on which we perform, the means by which we earn
our living and raise our families, and the fuel that motivates us to
develop ourselves and reach for excellence."
reminded the audience that Stanley has sold over 1 million vehicles
during an illustrious career that began in 1960 when he started
working as ringman, eventually learning how to auctioneer and
becoming an auction owner himself. He has been an NAAA Zone
President and an NAAA National President, is an NAAA Hall of Fame
member, and received the Remarketer of the Year Award at last year's
CAR conference. He and his wife Patty are key founders of and among
the largest contributors to NAAA's Warren Young Scholarship
Foundation, and are major supporters of the NAAA Political Action
Committee. The pair is also actively involved in local organizations
helping needy children and families as well as the wounded Warrior
many people have seen the visible evidence of what Henry has given
back, even Henry may not be aware of the invisible treasure he has
been giving to those who have entered the business behind him,"
stressed Alfonso. "The bar he has raised and his examples of
excellence have benefited more of us than he may ever realize. He
has shown us how we can succeed by placing the interests of others
ahead of our own."
and his wife, Patty, own two ServNet auctions: Carolina Auto Auction
and Indiana Auto Auction.
can think of no better choice for this fine award than Henry
Stanley," said R. Charles Nichols, ServNet's Chairman of the
Board. "ServNet's auction owners are both honored and
privileged by our long association with Henry, and have experienced
first-hand his passion for our industry and the people it serves.
IARA's Circle of Excellence is a wonderful tribute to a true
gentleman and an outstanding auction owner."
ServNet Auction Group is a network of America's best strategically
located independently-owned wholesale auto auctions. Since 1988,
ServNet member auctions have been working together to provide a full
range of remarketing services to its customers, including the best
auctioneers, inspections, reconditioning, transportation assistance
and inventory financing. The ServNet Auction Group is managed by TPC
Management with headquarters in Franklin, TN.
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