KEA Advisors acquiring Whitnell Analytics

Updated Aug 9, 2018

KEA Advisors announced Monday it has acquired Whitnell Analytics to expand its Advisory Services and KEA Business Intelligence.

Whitnell Analytics is an advisory firm specifically focused on excellence in used truck operations. Its practice leverages industry-specific databases, empirical research methods, and a deep knowledge of variable operations to provide new perspectives that are necessary to compete in this dynamic industry.

“We are thrilled to be a part of KEA Advisors. This team has developed a reputation for integrity and effectiveness in helping their customers increase PROFIT, which fits perfectly with our culture and mindset as an organization,” says Bennett Whitnell, president of Whitnell Analytics. “Our special expertise in variable operations rounds out the KEA offering which is very exciting for all of us.”

“This is a very exciting time for KEA Advisors,” adds Keith Ely, managing shareholder of KEA Advisors. “Whitnell Analytics has been a trusted strategic partner of KEA Advisors, so this is a natural fit. The acquisition broadens our knowledge base by adding Used Truck Advisory to our services. John and Bennett’s expertise in utilizing industry data to increase PROFIT will be of immediate benefit to our customers.”

Finally, Amber Kelzer, director of Business Intelligence at KEA Advisors, says, “Whitnell’s empirical approach aligns perfectly with our strategy to utilize data analytics to improve commercial truck dealership operations. I look forward to integrating their statistical tools and data deep-dives into KEA’s Business Intelligence Department.”

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