Frank Grochal


Frank retired as Vice-President of Automotive Resources International – ( ARI ), a division of the Holman Automotive Group Inc., after 52 years of service. ARI is a vehicle and equipment leasing company with vehicles worldwide now totaling over a million and a half units. In this capacity he was responsible for billions of dollars of rolling stock. He was the first person from the vehicle leasing industry to be honored and accepted into the National Auto Auction Association – ( NAAA ) Hall of Fame. Frank was presented with the prestigious Circle of Excellence award given by the United States / Canada / Mexico, National Association of Fleet Resale Dealers.

Frank serves as a dedicated volunteer at his Church and Monastery; and is a Trustee and member of the Parish Council. He is a member of the Birchfield Community Services Association, Air Victory Museum and Deborah Hospital Foundation. His extensive volunteering with meaningful organizations keeps him busy. Frank is active with the Knights of Columbus and assists the Mt. Laurel council to provide for those in need. He is the recipient of the New Jersey Knights of Columbus Humanitarian award.

Frank’s has extensive civil aviation experience as a Private Pilot.

Frank is a leading fund raiser for the Armed Forces Heritage Museum. His personal contributions and financial sponsors were key to the refurbishing of the organizations first mobile museum. Frank has been a leading advocate in “taking the museum to the people!”

Frank serves as Director of AFHM.