MAY 2009

Tiedemann elected president of American Salvage Pool

Bill Tiedemann was elected president of the American Salvage Pool Association (ASPA). As ASPA president, Tiedemann will have responsibility for the general supervision, direction and control of the association’s affairs. He will coordinate all executive functions with the executive director and the management company.

Jerry Sullivan, a partner at QCSA Auto Auctions, is ASPA’s 2009-2010 president-elect, and Bo Wroten, owner/managing member of Insurance Salvage Solutions, will serve as ASPA’s 2009-2010 immediate past president.

ASPA membership approved Tiedemann for the position in March 2008 at the annual meeting. Tiedemann, Sullivan and Wroten assumed their new positions at ASPA’s annual Conference and Industry Symposium. Tiedemann is vice president and general manager of Total Resource Auctions.

Tiedemann has been associated with ASPA since 2005 and has served on the Connectivity and Legislative committees. He also served on the board of directors for the past three years and is the organization’s 2008-2009 president-elect.

Tiedemann’s career in the auction industry began in 1981 at the Airport Auto Auction in Oregon, where he served as general manager with multiple management positions following.

Tiedemann joined Manheim in 1989. In 1990, he took over the responsibility for Manheim reconditioning operations, and in 1991, he became director of special operations for best practices, reconditioning operations and capital projects. Tiedemann advanced to vice president of special operations a year later, overseeing reconditioning and the Ford Motor Company relationship. He was promoted to his current position in 2005.