(Press Release) Atkins Kroll Inc. announced the  appointment of Wendi  Herring  to become the president of Atkins Kroll Guam and Atkins Kroll Saipan. 

“We are certainly pleased to appoint an adept and  experienced executive as president, and  we are  also delighted to announce Atkins  Kroll’s first  female   chief  executive,” said  Alex  Hammett,  Inchcape PLC managing director  of Asia developing markets.  The appointment takes effect on Jan. 18, 2021.

Atkins Kroll appoints Wendi Herring as new president

Wendi Herring

“Wendi is a  dynamic   hospitality expert with  over  20  years  of  experience in progressive international hotel  and resort  operations. She demonstrated success in managing major  hotel properties in Guam  and  the CNMI. She brings  a wealth  of experience, knowledge, and  local intelligence to this position,” Hammett said.

Herring  was the  resident manager for Pacific Islands  Club  Guam,  general manager of the Pacific Islands   Club   Saipan,   and,   more   recently,  general manager of Fiesta   Resort   Saipan.  

“With   her   hospitality background, we  look  forward  to  presenting a new  level  of customer experience,” Hammett added.

Herring’s community involvement includes serving as  vice chair of the Hotel Association of the Northern Mariana Islands and board member of Make-A-Wish Guam and CNMI.

She graduated with a bachelor  of arts degree from the  University of California at Berkley and  completed post-graduate work in hotel  management from Cornell  University.

“We  are  excited to  welcome Wendi  to the AK team,” said Hammett.

Atkins Kroll also announced the following management appointments.

Atkins Kroll appoints Wendi Herring as new president

Julie Lee

On  January 1,  2021,  director   of  finance  Julie  Lee  will oversee automotive finance   and insurance and    information  technology  in   addition  to   Atkins   Kroll’s  finance, accounting, and  sales administration operations. She is vice president and  treasurer of the Atkins Kroll board  of directors  and  a 401K planning  committee member. Julie joined  AK in June 2006  and  is a graduate of Seattle University and  a former  auditor from Deloitte and Touche.

Atkins Kroll appoints Wendi Herring as new president

Joel  Lesh 

Joel  Lesh  will be  appointed general manager and  vice president for Atkins Kroll Saipan, effective  Feb. 1, 2021.  Joel  was named AK aftersales  director  in December 2017.  He has  over  25  years  of  automotive dealership management  experience.  Joel   successfully managed the  aftersales departments of Toyota,  Lexus, Chevrolet, BMW service  centers, AK body  shop, and  AK parts.   Previously,  Joel  was the national aftersales  director  for Kenmore Ltd.,   in  Papau,  New   Guinea.  He   has   vast   experience  in  cost -analysis   and   business development for automotive parts,  service,  and body  shop  management. Joel  earned a B.A. in political science and  business  administration from Austin College in Sherman, Texas.

About Atkins Kroll Inc.

Atkins Kroll, an Inchcape company, is the leading distributor of vehicles in Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and Micronesia enabling it to provide a full range of products and services in the region. Atkins Kroll is Guam’s oldest corporation established in 1914 and represents Toyota, Lexus, BMW, Chevrolet, Toyota Rent A Car, ACE Rent a Car, and AC Delco brands.

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