Auto Care Association

AAIA accepts nominations for Impact Awards

The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) is now accepting nominations for 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 communications committee on behalf of the association.

The award is open to anyone aged 40 or younger, with relevant professional work experience, of which a minimum of two years must be in the automotive aftermarket. Nominations are due by Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, and honorees will be notified in October 2013. Winners will be selected by the AAIA marketing and member relations committee. The four Impact Award winners will be recognized during the AAIA town hall breakfast on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at AAPEX in Las Vegas, Nev.

Nominations are due by Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. 

For more information, contact Jennifer Ortiz, managing director, communications at, or call 301-654-6664.

Previous winners include:

• Danielle Orlando, Trico Products
• Dan Rader, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.
• Jens Schueler, The Schaeffler Group
• Andrea Schultz, The Timken Co.

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

• Corey Bartlett, Automotive Parts Headquarters, Inc.
• Jim Dykstra, Dykstra’s Auto Service, Inc.
• Kristen Felder, Collision Hub
• John Treece, Atlantic Automotive Enterprises, LLC