ADESA announced that Trent Strauss has been promoted to director of dealer relations for ADESA, effective immediately.
Strauss will report to Steve Dudash, vice president of dealer services.
In his new role, Strauss will lead the local auction dealer relations teams throughout the U.S. and oversee deployment of the national sales and dealer relations strategy.
Strauss has more than 15 years of inbound and retail sales experience. Since joining ADESA in 2010, he has served as district inside sales manager in Colorado Springs, where he was responsible for telesales staff at up to 13 locations.
Prior to joining ADESA, Strauss established a new customer contact center for Knowledge Learning Corp. as customer relationship supervisor.
Strauss holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado - Colorado Springs.