IAA at 2018 URG Training Conference

April 3, 2018 | Insurance Auto Auctions


IAA is proud to be a Diamond level sponsor of the United Recyclers Group 2018 URG Training Conference. Conference attendees can meet us at our booth, #7 in the main hallway, or see one of our three speakers. Nick Booras, Paul Durant, and Cassie Crampton from our sister company AFC, are all speaking both Friday and Saturday. Learn more about how IAA can help you be successful with any or all of their fantastic presentations. Download the PDF below for the full IAA speaking schedule.

Learn more about our speakers.


Nick Booras is the Director of Buyer Marketing and Development at Insurance Auto Auctions. IAA is one of the leading North American salvage auto auctions with the largest facility footprint, strong buyer base and high auction returns in over 170 corporate owned facilities across the United States and Canada. Nick wins, maintains, and expands relationships with buyers.
In addition to Nicks’ extensive experience in buyer interaction and strategy, he manages gaps between buyers, branches, and others by fostering excellent communication internally and externally, and through strict adherence to channel rules of engagement.
Prior to IAA, Nick also worked for other major car industries driving high revenues, creating exceptional customer satisfaction rates, and successfully completing company mergers. He has consistently set record paces of overall growth and launched dozens of global markets.


Cassie Crampton, sales director for Automotive Finance Corporation (AFC), has been in the auto industry for more than 10 years. She began her automotive career as internet director for a franchise group in Ohio. In 2008, Cassie moved to North Carolina so she could assist other dealers on improving their digital marketing/advertising presence. Working with large franchise dealer groups and independent dealers, Cassie spent the bulk of her time training best practices to improve dealership sales and profitability. Enjoying the entrepreneurial spirit of the independent dealer, she later joined AFC, continuing her mission of helping dealers realize their fullest potential with strategies that help them maximize profits.


Paul Durant is a Product Manager for Insurance Auto Auctions working with the field operations teams.  He has 21 years of operational experience in multiple industries.  He has served the salvage industry for the past 11 years with a focus on the customer experience, process improvement, and fostering change.  With his leadership, IAA is modernizing their computer interfaces with their customers’ time in mind.