Schulze’s uncanny ability to remember part numbers is just one of several qualities that make her special.
Kolenski credits his father for sparking his interest in the automotive aftermarket.
Although it was a bit of a circuitous path to get there, Sugawara says she found her “true passion.”
Johnson, a third-generation parts professional, usually comes up with a solution for even the most challenging customer requests.
Marra’s father owns a NAPA store in New Canaan, Connecticut, and Marra recalls tagging along with his dad on Saturday mornings when he was 4 or 5 years old. “I always love telling people that my earliest memories here are reaching up to put a part on the bottom shelf,” Marra says.
When a commercial customer came into Advance Auto Parts store No. 9566 in Tampa, Florida, asking for a Kohler lawnmower engine, Allan Miller told him the store doesn’t carry lawnmower engines. But he asked the customer to give him the engine specs anyway.