About VRCG

Our Mission is to help make auto dealerships and rental car companies more efficient and profitable. VRCG began as a consulting company back in 2001 and transitioned into a used car wholesaler and auto fleet sales company in 2003. Along the way, we’ve given industry-related presentations and perspectives to businesses and organizations ranging from hedge funds to non-profits, and all manner of companies in between. We’ve also been sought out by a diverse number of prestigious newspapers, columnists, business writers, reporters and enterprises throughout the United States, Canada, South America and Europe. Our core team consists of experienced professionals with expertise in auto retail, remarketing and rental.
Dave Arney
15 years with VRCG Born and raised in the Detroit area, Dave has accumulated a comprehensive knowledge of automotive sales, fleet planning and management. He has extensive retail experience developing and directing multi point organizations. He also has 25-plus years of experience analyzing, creating strategies for, and executing fleet plans for large rental car companies throughout the country. His tenure in the business has exposed him to a wide variety of market conditions, changes in manufacturers’ focus, and cutting edge sales strategies. This experience, combined with his true “car guy” passion for the business, makes for a realistic approach that results in higher efficiencies and profits.
CRAIG GOODMAN
3 Year with VRCG Craig Goodman brings 16 years of extensive fleet management, remarketing, and car rental experience to VRCG. Prior to joining our Company, his most recent positions included Midwest Remarketing Manager for Hertz Rent A Car, then Vice President of Fleet Operations for ACE Rent A Car, Inc. He finds solutions for a wide variety of customers including Dealerships, Rental Companies and lease companies throughout the country. Craig enjoys spending time with his family, camping, snowmobiling, and coaching baseball. He resides in Fowler, IN with his wife and 3 children.
Jeff Warmolts
11 years with VRCG Jeff is a 39-year veteran of the car rental and remarketing industry. At one time, he owned and operated Southeast Michigan’s Thrifty Car Rental franchise, which consisted of a large airport location and nine suburban branches. He has a complete understanding of the car rental business and can offer solutions to the many challenges that an operator faces. His dealer customers range from small dealer operators to mega dealers throughout the country. Jeff resides in lovely Plymouth, MI and travels to his cottage on the state’s west side every weekend that he can. He has two sons, a daughter, and two grandchildren.
Jeff Jenkinson
10 years at VRCG Jeff joined VRCG in early 2008 and brought 20 years of retail and automotive sales management experience with him. He began his automotive career in sales for a Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Jeep and Nissan dealership where he was promoted to New Vehicle Sales Manager within a year. Jeff then spent 4 years honing his skills at an automotive wholesale company followed by 8 years as Used Vehicle Sales Manager and Finance Manager for a Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Jeep dealership. He understands what dealers need. Jeff and his Wife resides in White Lake MI. right on Pontiac Lake. He spends his summers on his boat, golfing and running. He enjoys snow skiing and snowmobiling in the winter months. Jeff has two daughters and four grandchildren.
Kelley Cruickshank
Before joining VRCG, Kelley managed all the office functions for a Chevrolet Dealership. She then spent several years as a manager in the banking industry. Kelley is very focused on customer service. She makes sure the administrative and titling process runs smoothly. When she’s not crunching numbers Kelley enjoys camping with her husband and two daughters. She resides in Holly, Michigan.
Mike Yatsko
Mike Yatsko brings 35+ years of automotive experience to VRCG, Inc. His career began with American Motors and continued through a series of mergers and acquisitions, including Daimler Chrysler becoming Chrysler, LLC. Mike retired as Director of Dealer Operations for Chrysler simultaneously with his position of President of Chrysler Realty Corporation. Mike’s real love is the dealer network, especially helping dealers work seamlessly to increase customer and employee satisfaction, and profit. Mike is an avid golfer and a teller of many stories that’ll keep you laughing. He and his wife Kathie reside on a lovely lake in Bloomfield Hills, MI.
Tim Deem
Tim works as our logistics coordinator ensuring all vehicles are shipped and received in an effective and timely manner. Before coming to VCRG, he was a Regional Manager for a national banking company. When he’s off the clock, he enjoys spending time with his two-year-old son Blake.
Testimonials

“I have been buying vehicles from VRCG and Jeff for almost 20 years. The vehicles are as presented and prices are fair. If there was ever a problem it was Fixed quickly. Look forward to many more years.”

Rick S – Buyer McCombs group, San Antonio TX

“I’ve been buying from VRCG for 10 years. They make it easy”

Scott Tekely – Suburban Toyota, Troy MI

“I’ve been doing business with VRCG for over 10 years. They are responsive to my needs whether I am looking for a particular vehicle or have a issue with one I have purchased. Jeff Jenkinson understands the market and always returns a call or email. I have recommended them to other stores in our auto group. Very satisfied!”

Don Rose - Classic Toyota, Mentor OH

“I have been doing business with VRCG for many years and bought many vehicles. Prices are great and so is the quality. You will NOT find a better company to do business with. I have NEVER had an issue with anyone one in the company. I consider Craig a great friend. They also handle all the transportation. All purchases are here in a timely manner. “

Steve Stroh - Total Eclipse Auto Sales, Red Bud IL

“VRCG has been a part of my procurement strategies for 9 years. I would definitely recommend them”

Todd Lochner, Principle Toyota, Memphis TN

“I am always looking for another reliable source for inventory acquisitions. VRCG and Mike Hahn’s ability to service our account (interfacing with multiple levels within the organization) has been very helpful in finding the right vehicles at the right price. The process is simple and the transportation being included and makes this an easy choice to make for us.”

Darryl Ford - Atlanta GA

“VRCG has been a fantastic source for us for over ten years now. VRCG stands conducts business with total professionalism. I have and do recommend VRCG for inventory needs to all of my friends in the automotive business as a great source of pre-owned vehicles.”

Tim Ringold – Benna Ford, Superior WI

“I would like to take the opportunity to thank VRCG and their team for the great customer service that we receive. Titles are received promptly and questions answered in a timely manner. It is a pleasure to do business with such a professional organization.”

Jeanne Adam – Red McCombs Business Office

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