Frank Grochal was recently honored for 50 years of continuous service to ARI and Holman Enterprises.Grochal started with ARI as a title clerk on June 8, 1953 after graduating from high school. He worked his way up to his current position as vice president of used-vehicle sales. In 1983, Grochal was inducted into the National Auto Auction Association’s Hall of Fame for his major contributions to the growth of the company and the industry. He also received the prestigious Humanitarian Award from the Knights of Columbus in 1996. Both awards, along with many others, symbolize a lifelong dedication to his company, industry, family, and community, according to colleagues.