Committees

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Numerous committees work closely with the Home Office Staff to provide opportunities for dialogue, education, advancement and improvement of all aspects of the repossession industry through meetings, seminars, publications, other programs and activities.

Budget & Financial Committee

Chairperson:
Marcelle Egley
ABA Recovery Service, San Diego, CA
(619) 265-0525
budget-financial-committee@americanrecoveryassn.org

Co-Chair:
Jeremy Cross
International Recovery Systems, Philadelphia, PA
(610) 616-0263

By-Laws Committee

Chairperson:
Starr Sawalqah
Alpha Recovery, Phoenix, AZ
(602) 258-3298
bylaws@americanrecoveryassn.org

Members:
Jordan Charles
Appalachian Auto Recovery, Lexington, KY
(859) 455-8257

James McNeil
DayBreak Metro, El Dorado Hills, CA
(510) 574-0505

James Waldron
1st Adjusters, Austin, TX
(512) 339-2892

Client Relations Committee

Chairperson:
Marcus Potter
NAR Services Inc., Charlotte, NC
(704) 655-2250
clientrelations@americanrecoveryassn.org

Members:
Dick Frame
Midland Auto Recovery, Columbia, SC
(803) 786-1580

Contract & Insurance Committee

Chairperson:
Patrick Dunleavy
Legacy Recovery & Remarketing Services LLC, Schenectady, NY
(844) 727-2015
contract-insurance@americanrecoveryassn.org

Members:
Carl (Wes) Carico
Artis Recovery, Tifton, GA
(800) 811-6939

Patrick Newman
Bassford Remele, Minneapolis, MN
(612) 376-1632

Mike Peplinski
Harding Brooks Insurance Agency, Syracuse, NY
(315) 254-8211

Bob Stankovitch
The Peak Service Corporation, Philadelphia, PA
(856) 786-7500

Chris Terrault
AssetsBiz Corp., Chicago, IL
(847) 462-8228

Compliance & Government Relations Committee
Chairperson:
Dave Kennedy
First Credit Resources, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
(814) 835-8099
compliance-government-relations@americanrecoveryassn.org

Members:
Richard Grosvenor
Speedy Recovery Services, Atlanta, GA
(770) 484-6700

Dan Heath
Network Recovery Systems, Salt Lake City, UT
(801) 878-0400

Sven Voetsch
Premier Finance Adjusters, Pittsburgh, PA
(724) 498-4274

Membership / Benefits Committee

Chairperson:
Amy Bednar
Relentless Recovery, Cleveland, OH
(216) 241-1918
membership-benefits@americanrecoveryassn.org

Members:
Starr Sawalqah
Alpha Recovery, Phoenix, AZ
(602) 258-3298

Mentorship Committee

Chairperson:
Dominic Clegg
Benchmark Asset Resolution, San Diego, CA
(619) 722-6300
mentorship@americanrecoveryassn.org

Members:
Todd Case
Indiana Recovery Services, Indianapolis, IN
(317) 409-5142

Matt Freeman
Professional Towing and Recovery, Ottawa Lake, MI
(419) 392-1570

Barry Gibrick
Nationwide Recovery, Chicago, IL
(847) 980-7929

Al Gonzalez
West Texas Auto Recovery, El Paso, TX
(915) 543-0111

James McNeil
DayBreak Metro, El Dorado Hills, CA
(916) 439-4611

Corey Rowson
Pathfinder Auto Recovery, Norfolk, VA
(757) 395-7574


NARS 2024 Committee
Chairperson:
Vaughn Clemmons
Automobile Recovery Bureau, Inc., Houston, TX
(713) 869-6543
nars2024@americanrecoveryassn.org

Members:
Daniel Baggett, SAFCO
Suzanne Burns, AGR Recovery Specialists
Darcy Case, Indiana Recovery Services
Art Christensen, Commercial Service Corporation
Alicia Clemmons, Automobile Recovery Bureau
Jeremy Cross, International Recovery Systems
Richard Grosvenor, Speedy Recovery Services
Heather Kennedy, CIG Financial
Les McCook, American Recovery Association
Mike Peplinski, Harding Brooks Insurance
Bryan Russell, GM Financial
Starr Sawalqah, Alpha Recovery
Daniel Valdes, Ally Financial
Jeremiah Wheeler, Digital Recognition Network

ARA Marketing & Communications Partner:
Truly-Wow!
Dawn Psaromatis
Tony Psaromatis


Public Relations Committee

Chairperson:
Marcus Potter
NAR Services Inc., Charlotte, NC
(704) 655-2250
public-relations@americanrecoveryassn.org

Co-Chair:
Dick Frame
Midland Auto Recovery, Columbia, SC
(803) 786-1580

Members:

Dawn Psaromatis
Truly-Wow!, Greenville, SC
(512) 565-9709


Technology Committee
Chairperson:
Todd Case
Indiana Recovery Services, Indianapolis, IN
(317) 409-5142
technology@americanrecoveryassn.org

Co-Chair:
Wayne Ray
Romans Adjusters, Inc., Dallas, TX
(972) 557-1498

Members:
Suzanne Burns
AGR Recovery Specialists, West Palm Beach, FL
(781) 248-0983

Ryan Miller
Northwest Repossession, Chicago, IL
(847) 284-4689

Dom Rito
Relentless Recovery, Cleveland, OH
(216) 296-0163

Andy Sinclair
Repo Report
(302) 388-3195


 

Honorary Members:
Mary Jane Hogan
National Locating & Recovery, Inc., Birmingham, AL
(205) 678-9143

Alex Price
SkipGuru.com, Mobile, AL
(251) 366-7669

Sales Resource Officer
Dave Kennedy
First Credit Resources, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
(814) 835-8099

Sergeant at Arms
Dominic Clegg
Benchmark Asset Resolution, San Diego, CA
(619) 722-6300

Parliamentarian
Patrick Altes
Falcon International, Daytona Beach, FL
(386) 274-1000

Chaplain
Ray Franklin
National Locating & Recovery, Birmingham, AL
(205) 678-9143

Chaplain Emeritus

Gary Deese
Home Detective Company, Inc., Greensboro, NC
(336) 299-1641

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