Meet Our Virginian Vehicle Inspector: Michael Abney

March 19, 2018

Michael Abney is one of our Virginian vehicle condition inspectors, who enjoys life on the Smith Mountain Lake with his two sons. Staying close to nature and living the simple life remain important to him. We got a chance to chat with Michael about growing up in the car business


Meet Our Payroll and Central Operations Associate: Amanda Collins

March 12, 2018

Amanda is our payroll and central operations associate whose passions include art and vintage shopping. When she’s not busy processing payroll and organizing our volunteer opportunities, she can be found exploring Buffalo with her dog, Bruno. Read on to find out their favorite spots. Where did you grow up?


Meet Our Kentuckian Vehicle Condition Inspector: Mitchell Wood

March 05, 2018

From social media marketing to music to vehicle inspector, Mitchell is a jack of all trades who has had quite the journey to joining our team. Find out what convinced Mitchell that ACV Auctions was the right company for him. Where did you grow up? I was born and raised


Meet Our Ohio Territory Manager: Matt Myers

February 26, 2018

Based in Cleveland, Matt Myers is our Ohioan territory manager who also happens to be a state champion bowler and competitive volleyballer. Matt is also a frequent traveler who has most recently visited parts of Eastern and Western Europe. You can view pictures from Matt's latest trip below. Where did


Meet Our North Carolina Territory Manager: Hope Moore

February 19, 2018

Based in Raleigh, Hope Moore is the North Carolinian Territory Manager. A self-proclaimed foodie and yogi, we chatted with Hope about a range of topics, from the best spots to eat in Raleigh to her experience working in a male-dominated industry. Where did you grow up? I grew up in


Meet Our Vehicle Condition Inspector: Jeff Ennis

February 12, 2018

Jeff is a VCI based in Syracuse, NY. He has been immersed in the automotive world since childhood, where he started a small business detailing neighborhood vehicles. When he’s not working on cars, he can be found on the water, hosting his radio show, and riding his Harley. Where


Meet Our HR Generalist and Recruiter: Jordan Brown

February 05, 2018

Combined with being a well-seasoned traveler and poet, Jordan is committed to contributing to the overwhelmingly positive impact ACV Auctions is having on the wholesale automotive industry. We sat down with Jordan to learn more about his journey to joining ACV Auctions. Where did you grow up? Buffalo, NY. What


Meet Our Vehicle Condition Inspector: Kyle Penke

January 29, 2018

We’re happy to introduce our “Employee Spotlight” series. Weekly, you can catch a glimpse into the world of an ACV team member. Up first is Kyle Penke, a vehicle condition inspector, podcast host, and board game creator. He’s held a variety of job titles including alcohol merchandiser, security


Invest in Your Buyers

February 27, 2017

I’m going to cut right to the chase here – overpriced cars don’t sell. As a seller, it doesn’t matter what you own the car for, because buyers really don’t care about your problems. Buyers are bidding based on two factors only – what they determine the car


Having a Trusted Spotter

December 01, 2016

The more sets of eyeballs you have looking for potential cars for you to buy, the better your chances for success. I would typically bring another trusted buyer with me when I went to big auctions simply because I couldn’t be in every lane at once. Nowadays, a lot