AutoTrader.com, KBB get new presidents by Sharon Hill in Automotive 04 Aug 2014 Kelley Blue Book president Jared Rowe is assuming the role of AutoTrader.com president to be vacated by Alan Smith. Steve Lind, KBB VP of operations, will take over as Kelley Blue Blook president. Here's the announcement: Kelley Blue Book's Jared Rowe Named President AutoTrader.comThis article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share alan smithautotrader.comInsidersjared rowekbb.comsteve lind Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.