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Northwood Holds Distinguished Women Awards Gala

Among this year’s honorees was Tina Hubbard, president and CEO of HDA Truck Pride.

Tina Hubbard
Northwood University Names Michael Kinney Automotive Chair

Effective Aug. 16, it is the university’s first industry-chair appointment.

Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Announce Leadership 2.0 Scholarship Winners

Terry Collins, general manager at Auto-Wares Group of Companies, and Nick Prince, director of operations at Dykstra’s Auto (an Auto-Wares Certified Service Center), were selected from several Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper candidates for the prestigious scholarships.  

NGK Spark Plugs Announces New Appointments for General Managers in Aftermarket Sales and Marketing

NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) announced the addition of Brian Lesiewicz as general manager of traditional sales and the realignment of Beth Skove to general manager of marketing.

Alliance CEO John R. Washbish Accepts Northwood University Outstanding Business Leader Award

A 50-year industry veteran described by Northwood as an “icon” of the automotive aftermarket, Washbish has been leading the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance since Jan. 1, 2010.

AASA Announces Promotion of Chris Gardner to Senior Vice President of Operations

“Chris is an outstanding member of the AASA team, bringing his experience and dedication to our mission of advancing the business interests of the automotive aftermarket industry and our valued supplier members,” said Bill Long, AASA president and chief operating officer.

Northwood University Names Alliance CEO John Washbish a 2019 Outstanding Business Leader

Washbish is a 50-year veteran of the automotive aftermarket.

‘Aftermarket 101’ Class Scheduled for October

The program is specifically designed to help employees better understand how the automotive aftermarket is structured and operates.

Obituary: Freddie Bunting II of Auto-Wares Group of Companies

Bunting passed away surrounded by family on Aug. 7 after a long, hard-fought battle with melanoma cancer.

Northwood University To Honor Seven Aftermarket Professionals With Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Award

The Northwood Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Award is given to individuals in the automotive aftermarket field who have made noteworthy contributions to education, on any level, inside or outside of the industry.   MIDLAND, Mich. – Northwood University will honor seven automotive aftermarket leaders with its annual Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Award on Tuesday, Nov. 5