Our Team

Rod S. Burgett, President

Email: rod@programauto.com

Rod has spent his entire career in the Fuel and Lubricant distribution business in roles including sales, General Manager of several distribution facilities located throughout the southwest and most recently as the President of the largest Shell lubricant distribution company in the U.S.

Rod has two children and has been married to his wife Karen for thirty years. He is an avid fly fisherman and whenever he has a chance you’ll find him on the water in northern Arizona or in the northwest on a large river.

Gene Roden, Dispatch

Email: gene@programauto.com

Gene is a native Texan and very proud of it. Gene moved to Arizona in 1978 and is credited as being a co-founder of the American Bicycle Association. While with the ABA, he co-founded the ABA Race for Life benefiting the Leukemia Society and as of today has raised over 3.6 million dollars for research. Gene was inducted into the USA BMX Hall of Fame (located at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA) in 1995.

Gene and his son Tim founded Program Auto Liquidators in 1999 and sold it in February of 2014. Gene is also a Navy Veteran of 10 years and spends his spare time building hot rods.

Tim Roden, Buyer

Email: tim@programauto.com

Tim Roden has been in the auto sales business for the past twenty years in sales, sales management and most recently as the Procurement Manager for Program Auto Liquidators.

Anytime Tim is not working you’ll find him at a local rodeo with his family or tournament bass fishing on an Arizona lake.

Ada Cardenas, Office Manager / Titles

Email: ada@programauto.com

Ada has been in the secretarial/administrative field her entire career. She has held positions at Arizona Public Service, W.T. Grant’s, Arizona State University, TIP Distributing, Plum Creek Ranch Steakhouse and Program Auto Liquidators.

During her employment at Plum Creek Ranch Steakhouse, Ada joined an Old West Re-enactment group called Southwest Legends Gunfighters. Ada made all her costumes, won several contests and has quite a collection of antique jewelry. Ada has a son who lives in California and works at Disneyland. Ada’s hobbies include sewing and taking care of two Shih Tzu’s.

Charles Mitchell, Sales

Email: charles@programauto.com

Charles has been in the car business going on 8 years. He started out as a mechanic for a dealer and gradually moved into sales.

Charles has 3 kids and has been married to his wife for 5 years now. His favorite hobbies are motorcycles, sports (especially football) and spending as much time with his family as he can.

Kris Inlow, Sales

Email: kris@programauto.com

Kris has been in the car business for four years.  He loves to spend time with his wife and and kids when he is not working.  He enjoys sports, music and cinema. He is always up for comedy.