Capital Automotive Reconditioning Services
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Bios of Senior Team

Ron Hope: President/CEO

Ron Hope began his automotive career during the 1960’s in Southern California. Employed by Chrysler Corporation Stamping and Assembly Division, he worked in the Chrysler Nu Car Prep Center. Chrysler operated two centers; one in Southern California and one in Chicago, IL. Ron had various senior management positions serving in both Southern California and Chicago including overseeing quality control, production, etc. and ultimately serving as Prep Center manager in the Southern California location.
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HaroldHarold Varvel: Chief Operating Officer

Harold Varvel entered the automotive industry in 1979, working in the remarketing department for a regional leasing company based in Cincinnati, Ohio. He also served as a regional broker for a number of national leasing companies and company fleets; Wheels Inc., Gambles C&M Leasing, McCulloch Leasing and Brown & Williams Tobacco.
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Brian Hope: Senior Vice President of Business Development

Brian Hope was an early member of CARS Recon, Inc. taking the role of Location Manager in Las Vegas in 2003. After assuming Regional Management responsibilities in 2005, he was promoted to Vice President of Operations. In his current position of Senior Vice President of Business Development, Brian focuses on strategic diversification opportunities.
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Philip Hill: Senior Vice President of Finance and Admin

Philip Hill started his career as CARS Recon’s accounts receivable clerk in May of 2008. While working at CARS, Philip continued his education in accounting by attending Lipscomb University.
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History

Capital Automotive Reconditioning Services (CARS Recon, Inc.) was formed in January 2003. CARS Recon, Inc. began serving the auction industry at Manheim Pittsburgh on March 17, 2003. This was the first location to be served and it began with 12 full-time employees.

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Services

  • Detailing
  • Mechanical Inspection/Repair
  • Paint/Body Repair
  • Sale-Day Arbitration
  • CR Inspections
  • Lot Operations
  • Headlight Restoration

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