35 years experience in the Automotive Aftermarket Parts business, starting as a parts counterman as a teenager. A Direct Factory District Sales Manager for 20+ years, a Manufacturers Rep Agent, Regional Sales Manager, and most recently a National Sales Director for an automotive parts start-up company, Experienced working at all levels of distribution.
Champion Labs., Western US Region Sales Manager
Developed sales strategies to increase sales and customer base in Automotive, Performance, and Heavy Duty filtration products. Managed and motivated western U.S. United Components, Inc. sales team in their respective sales territories.
ARI, Director Sales – Western U.S.
reased sales from $21 million to $28 million for the western region. Developed new customer relationships with national program groups. Managed both district managers and manufacturers rep agencies.
Raybestos Brake Products, District Sales Manager
Was a Presidents Club winner six times, (based on yearly increase of sales). Was a member of the Sales Advisory Council for company standard of excellence. Expanded traditional sales to retail-market accounts including: GI Joes, Les Schwab Tire Centers, Parts Plus Auto Stores and Pep Boys.
Faron Schultz, VP Les Schwab Tire Center: 541-416-5188
Ron Klopf, Western Regional Sales Manager, SKF U.S.A. Inc.: 331-588-2487
Bonnie Delaney, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Performance Warehouse: 888-999-2989
Paul Bartman, Director of Purchasing, Olympic Brake: 206-575-8252
Steve Horn, Senior Vice President of Sales, ATP-Inc.: 847-597-9174
Jody Gilbert, Regional Sales Manager, The Penray Companies: 817-946-6146
Les Schwab, Olympic Brake, Seattle Automotive Distributing, Automotive Products, Costless Auto Parts, Performance Warehouse, Automotive Jobber Supply, Direct Automotive, Cut Rate Auto Parts, Foreign Auto & Truck, Horizon Distribution, Inc., Automotive Electric Distributing, Northwest Company, Spaulding Auto, Warehouse West, Alaska Housewares
Phone: 360-450-3160, Fax: 714-836-3618
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