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Kevin Walli

Kevin Walli is an award-winning graphic designer with 18-plus years of experience in graphic design, web design and photography. Flexible and creative with an excellent sense of humor, Kevin enjoys spending time with his family, photography, reading, music and sports.

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Auto Dealership Fun: Top Five Pickups for Tailgate Parties

Posted by Kevin Walli on Fri, Sep 30, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

It’s football season and with that comes some serious tailgating before the big games. The parking lot is full of cars, trucks and RVs getting their barbeques fired up for brats, burgers, steaks, dogs or whatever else is on the menu. A tailgate party requires an adequate set up with chairs, tables, cooler, grill, condiments and sometimes a TV to watch the pre-game shows. The right vehicle, especially one just driven off an auto dealership lot, makes it that much more enjoyable.

Inspired by a CARFAX article about the five best used cars for tailgating, we researched five popular pickups because they have a decided edge over cars in the realm of tailgating. These trucks supply the necessary space for transporting all the gear and provide additional inspiration for arriving in style.

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New Truck and Auto Sales in the U.S. from 1931-2015 [Infographic]

Posted by Kevin Walli on Fri, Mar 11, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Think you've got it hard moving the auto sales needle at your dealership in 2016? Imagine selling cars in 1931, two years into the Great Depression. 

The 40s were worse and you can guess why. For much of that decade, production of cars and trucks was halted in favor of wartime materials. Think ration cards and Rosie the Riveter. The 50s saw a boom in more than just the baby making industry. GIs had money to spend; there was a true middle class; and the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 added 41,000 more miles to our Interstate Highway System, so auto sales took off.

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The Art of CrossCheck - Part Two

Posted by Kevin Walli on Sun, Feb 07, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

This is Part Two of a two part series exhibiting the fine art that exists on the walls at the CrossCheck corporate office in Petaluma, California. You may look at Part One here. Enjoy!

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The Art of CrossCheck - Part One

Posted by Kevin Walli on Tue, Nov 03, 2015 @ 03:59 PM

When walking the halls of the CrossCheck office in Petaluma, California, you are treated to a display of some of the world’s greatest artists. CrossCheck owner, art aficionado and fine artist himself, Timothy LaBadie, is the curator of this eye-catching collection. Timothy’s creations are paired with prints and original work of artists as diverse as Salvador Dali, John Lennon, Keith Haring, and Miles Davis, to name a few. Enjoy Part One, and when you're done, check out Part Two

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The Best Way to Handle the “Stop Payment” Risk

Posted by Kevin Walli on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

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510 Peyton Manning Touchdowns - Not Just a Fantasy Guarantee!

Posted by Kevin Walli on Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 12:28 PM

There are no guarantees in the NFL draft, or any sports draft for that matter, so be honest when answering this question: Which draft choice seemed better to you, Peyton Manning or Ryan Leaf?

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Auto Dealers: What Cars of the Future Should Have Looked Like!

Posted by Kevin Walli on Wed, Aug 27, 2014 @ 10:30 AM

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Fake Check Challenge by CrossCheck - Let's Get Ready to Rumble!

Posted by Kevin Walli on Thu, Jul 24, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

The lights go down and the crowd goes wild. Striding up to the mic, dangling in the spotlight hitting the center of the ring, the MC looks around intently until the crowd quiets just a little, giving him his cue:

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Federal Reserve Payments Study Infographic

Posted by Kevin Walli on Thu, Jul 03, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

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Father’s Day – 1. Guarantee Dad a Great Day - Check!

Posted by Kevin Walli on Sat, Jun 14, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Father’s Day rolls around on the third Sunday in June, tomorrow, and the red carpet is rolled out for dad, the kids are quiet and respectful, the adoring wife waits on his every need and Dad kicks up his feet and watches his favorite teams play ball. Later that day he emerges from his well-stocked man-cave and barbecues a few steaks while enjoying a cold beverage. Does this sound as special as Mother’s Day? Well… 

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