Auto Care Association

2011 AAIA Impact Award winners announced

The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) has announced the 2011 recipients of its Impact Award: Four for the Future, which annually honors four aftermarket professionals, age 40 or younger, who have made remarkable contributions within the aftermarket industry. The award was created in 2010, and is administered by the AAIA Marketing and Member Relations Committee on behalf of the association.

The 2011 winners are:

  • Bryan Funke, Polk
  • Jillian Horton, Dorman Products
  • Vic Keller, Van Tuyl Group and Phyzix Automotive
  • Bryon Osterland, Federal-Mogul

“We are thrilled to honor this year’s AAIA Impact Award, recognizing the next generation of aftermarket leaders,” said Kathleen Schmatz, AAIA president and CEO. “We are proud to have the opportunity to applaud these ambitious young professionals – four dynamic young professionals who are already making significant contributions to our industry early in their careers.”

The four winners were selected by the AAIA Marketing and Member Relations Committee on behalf of the association. The recipients will be recognized at AAIA's Town Hall breakfast at AAPEX, Wednesday, Nov. 2 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nev. They will also be featured in the AAPEX Express and Aftermarket Insider.

For more information, call 301-654-6664.

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