Our Management Team

Kevin J. Brown

Managing Partner

Kevin J. Brown is the Managing Partner of the Indiana Auto Auction, an associate of the Stanley Autenrieth Auction Group. Kevin joined the Stanley Autenrieth Auction Group in November of 2018. Kevin was previously the co-owner of Missouri Auto Auction and Chairman of the ServNet Auction Group. Kevin lives and breathes the auction environment partnering with car dealers, financial institutions, lease companies, truck dealers, trucking business and the government. Kevin truly believes in “Chief” Community, Honesty, Integrity, Education, and Faith. He and his wife “Kathleen” permanently reside in Columbia, MO where they are extremely active in their community, church, and walking their dog.

Andrew J. Schaefer

CFO & Assistant General Manager

Andrew J. Schaefer is the assistant General Manager and the Chief Financial Officer of the Indiana Auto Auction, an associate of the Stanley Autenrieth Auction Group. Andrew has been employed in the auto industry for over 21 years. He has been an associate of the Indiana Auction team since 1997 and has always provided the customers with a consistent and reliable presence at the office. Andrew enjoys interacting with car dealers, customers, and Indiana Auto Auction employees each week. Andrew has been married for 19 years and has three children. Andrew is a dedicated Chicago Bears fan and loves playing sports with his children. He and his family live in Roanoke, IN. Andrew and his family have enjoyed providing a home for a foster child in Allen county as well as be involved in their community.


Amber Johnson

Human Resource Manager

Amber Johnson is the Human Resource Manager of the Indiana Auto Auction, an associate of the Stanley Autenrieth Auction Group. Amber was hired at Indiana Auto Auction for the inside sales team to help promote the digital business, and within a year was given the opportunity to become the Human Resource Manager. Amber works with other managers to hire and retain well-rounded employees for the Auction. Amber moved to Fort Wayne Indiana in 1993 where she and her teenage daughter currently reside. In her spare time Amber volunteers for St. Joe as a coach, as well as camp Whatcha Wanna Do, where she helps children who are battling cancer have a week at camp enjoying activities other children get to do. She also likes to spend time at the lake and traveling.

Charles MacPherson

Service, Reconditioning and Facility Manager

Charles “Chuck” MacPherson is the Service, Reconditioning and Facility Manager of the Indiana Auto Auction, an associate of the Stanley Autenrieth Auction Group since 2003. Over the years Chuck has built relationships with dealers, institutions, and the general public since offering our mechanical services to the public as Indiana Automotive Services. Chuck considers his work associates as a second family. Chuck is a U.S Air Force veteran. He has been married to his wife Carma for 22 years counting. Together they have seven children and eleven grandchildren (so far). He enjoys spending time with all of them including his two 170lb Cane Corso dogs that are children eight and nine! Charles and his family do volunteer work with several Fort Wayne agencies on a regular basis. Chuck is a native of Fort Wayne and loves to study history of Fort Wayne.


Michael Ray

Fleet Manager

Michael Ray is the Fleet Manager of the Indiana Auto Auction, an associate of the Stanley Autenrieth Auction Group. Michael has a total of 25 years in the automotive industry with 11 of those being in the auto auction industry. He joined the Indiana Auto Auction team in 2014 as the operations manager. In 2018 he was moved to fleet/lease operations and started overseeing the monthly GSA auctions. Recently in 2019 he was moved to National Accounts Manager. Michael is a 2019 graduate of the Auction Academy and he is CAR certified. Michael enjoys the fast pace of the auction industry and the daily challenges it presents. Michael and his family live in Waterloo, Indiana where he and his wife enjoy watching their children grow. Michael has a passion for automobiles whether that is repairing them, building them, or racing them.

Ana Maria Tapia

Office Manager

Ana Maria Tapia is the office manager of the Indiana Auto Auction, an associate of the Stanley Autenrieth Auction Group. Ana has worked at the Indiana Auto Auction for 13 years. Ana loves overseeing the front office which consists of dealer registration, accounting, institution titles, dealer titles and block clerks. Ana loves the rush and excitement of auction day! Ana still gets goose bumps every time she walks through the auction block. Ana really enjoys talking to all the car dealers and getting to know about their families and life achievements and celebrating with them. Anas parents were immigrants from Mexico, and she was born in the great State of Texas. Her and her husband have four children and three grandchildren. Her favorite pastime is watching the Dallas Cowboys and playing fantasy football with family and friends.


Robin Dailey-Nickols

Dealer Sales Manager

Robin Dailey-Nickols is the Dealer Sales Manager of the Indiana Auto Auction, an associate of the Stanley Autenrieth Auction Group. Robin have proudly served the automotive industry for over 22 years. She had been an associate of the Indiana Auction Team since the merger with Fort Wayne Auto Truck Auction in 2019 where she was employed for 17 years! She has always offered great customer service by providing timely, attentive, and upbeat service to her dealers, all while ensuring their needs are met in a manner that reflects positively on the company. Her motto is “The customers a good reason to come back.” Robin has been married for 9 years and have one child at home in Hamilton, IN where they reside. Robin loves the outdoors and traveling as she spends a lot of time with her family in Canada and socializing with friends.

Nicholas J. Schenkel

Operations Manager

Nicholas J. Schenkel is the Operations Manager of the Indiana Auto Auction, an associate of the Stanley Autenrieth Auction Group. Nicholas has been employed in the auto industry for over 25 years. He has recently joined the Indiana Auction team in January of 2020. Nicholas enjoys working behind the scene organizing the auction to ensure sale day runs efficiently. He also enjoys the opportunity to interact with car dealers, customers, and Indiana Auto Auction associates each week. Nicholas has been married for 22 years and has three children. He enjoys college sports, coaching grade school basketball, and belongs to several community organizations providing community outreach.


John Wiesemann

Heavy-Duty Truck Division manager

John L. Wiesemann is the Heavy-Duty Truck Division manager of the Indiana Auto Auction, an associate of Stanley Autenrieth Auction Group. John has been an auctioneer for 38 years and for the past 35 years he has specialized in heavy duty trucks and equipment. John has been an associate of the Indiana Auto Auction team since 2019 coming on board with the acquisition of Fort Wayne Auto Truck Auction. John’s number one priority is customer service and staying abreast of the market nationwide. He has two sons and seven grandchildren and enjoys spending time with them. John enjoys his old farm tractors and equipment. He says there is nothing more relaxing than getting on an old tractor and working. He also jumps at the chance to do charity auctions. John has lived in the Fort Wayne area for the past 30 years.