Automotive Parts Associates (APA) announced the results of its 2016 election for the APA board of directors and its 2016 officers. The elections were held at APA’s 35th annual conference last week in Orlando, Florida.
APA members elected Jim Holmquist as a new board member. Holmquist is president of H & H Wholesale Parts located in Arleta, California. The second newly elected board member is Lloyd Shochat, owner of Quick Auto Parts in Dix Hills, New York.
APA’s 2015 officers were selected and confirmed by the board. Ben Yelowitz, POJA Warehouse L.P. will continue to serve as chairman; Mike Maloof, World Auto Parts, will serve as vice chairman; Doug Squires, CPA, CMA BestBuy Distributors Ltd., will continue to serve as treasurer; and Randall Swedlove, Morris Automotive Supply, will continue to serve as secretary.
“We appreciate the fine leadership these individuals bring to APA and we’re looking forward to continued progress this year,” said Gary Martin, president and CEO of APA.
Other active APA Board members include Jeff Levine, Levine Auto + Truck Parts; Joseph Koudsi, International Metric Specialists; and Rob Jacobs, Automotive Warehouse Co.