Representing 12 established independent auctions, Scott Kolb, CAI, has formed The SKI Group, LLC, to deliver automotive and auction consulting services to the vehicle remarketing industry. “The geographic coverage, reputation, and relationships we enjoy, will allow us to maximize our knowledge, skills, and abilities to capture opportunities we may not pursue individually and to develop a strategic alliance in creating technology growth and change,” said Kolb. All members of the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA), the SKI Group auctions include: Airport Auto Auction (TN), Tony Long; Capital City Auto Auction (WV), Joe Pyle Dealers Auto Auction of Idaho (Idaho), Russ Smith Dealers Auto Auction of Oklahoma City (OK), Gary Smith Dyer Auto Auction (IN), Buzz Cotton Greater Kalamazoo Auto Auction (MI),Don DeVries Harrisburg Auto Auction (PA),- Lynn Weaver Plaza Auto Auction (Iowa), Mark Greb Port City Auto Auction (Maine), Dave Wescott Rea Brother's Mid-South Auto Auction (MS), John Rea Tri-State Auto Auction (NY), Dave Taylor Western Wisconsin Auto Auction (WI), Brad Stange According to Kolb, The SKI Group is focused on building collaborative alliances, strengthening the auctions' competitive advantage, and protecting the independence of the auction markets. “We have a great opportunity to leverage our customer relationships and better serve their needs and expectations through the auction method of marketing.” Kolb is a longtime NAAA member, lifetime member of the National Auctioneers Association, and board member of the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance. The SKI Group is headquartered in Indianapolis.