Automotive Parts Associates elects new members to board of directors

March 17, 2016
APA members elected Jim Holmquist and Lloyd Shochat as new board members. Holmquist is president of H & H Wholesale Parts located in Arleta, Calif. Shochat is owner of Quick Auto Parts in Dix Hills, N.Y.

Automotive Parts Associates (APA) announced the results of its 2016 election for the Board of Directors and its 2016 officers. The elections were held at APA’s 35th Annual Conference March 10 in Orlando.

APA members elected Jim Holmquist and Lloyd Shochat as new board members. Holmquist is president of H & H Wholesale Parts located in Arleta, Calif. Shochat is owner of Quick Auto Parts in Dix Hills, N.Y.

The 2015 officers were selected and confirmed by the Board of Directors. 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 in Danbury, Conn.; Joseph Koudsi, International Metric Specialists, North Hollywood, Calif.; and Rob Jacobs, Automotive Warehouse Co., Wichita, Kan.

APA is a member-owned cooperative made up of more than 95 member shareholders throughout North America. For more information about APA membership, contact Business Development Director Rick Caiello at 913-310-9250 or [email protected].

Subscribe to Aftermarket Business World and receive articles like this every month….absolutely free. Click here.

Sponsored Recommendations

Snap-on Training: ADAS Level 2 - Component Testing

The second video for Snap-on's comprehensive overview of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), covering the fundamental concepts and functionalities essential for automotive...

Snap-on Training: Intro to ADAS

Snap-on's training video provides a comprehensive overview of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), covering the fundamental concepts and functionalities essential for automotive...

Snap-on Training: Guided Component Tests Level 2

The second video for Snap-on's comprehensive overview of Guided Component Tests, covering the fundamental concepts essential for diagnostic procedures.

Snap-on Training: Data Bus Testing and Diagnosis Part 1

Learn the basics of vehicle data buses and their diagnosis with Snap-on's Jason Gabrenas.

Voice Your Opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Vehicle Service Pros, create an account today!