University of the Aftermarket Foundation Elects New Board of Trustees Officers - Tire Review Magazine

University of the Aftermarket Foundation Elects New Board of Trustees Officers

University of the Aftermarket Foundation announced its new board of trustees.
University of the Aftermarket Foundation announced its new board of trustees.

A new slate of officers will take over the University of the Aftermarket Foundation’s board of trustees.

Former Federal-Mogul Corporation executive Robert Egan, MAAP, was elected to be chairman of the foundation. He will replace Federated Auto Parts CEO Rusty Bishop, MAAP. The following individuals were elected to supporting positions during the foundation’s annual board of trustees meeting:

  • Senior Vice Chairman: John R. Washbish, MAAP, president and CEO of Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance.
  • Second Vice Chairman: Larry Pavey, AAP, president of Federated Auto Parts.
  • Treasurer: William Maggs, MAAP, president and CEO of National Pronto Association.
  • Secretary: Joe Pomaranski, MAAP, senior vice president and general manager, global aftermarket for Tenneco, Inc.

Twenty-two other industry executives were also elected to the board for fiscal year 2018. Some will serve in support roles to the board, including J.R. Bishop, AAP, YANG representative; George Keeley, legal counsel; Ken Marker, investment advisor; Nathan Perrine, comptroller; Larry Northup, AAP, AWDA liaison; Margo Shepard, investment advisor; Jennifer Tio, administrator; and Casey Ventrillo, investment advisor.

You May Also Like

Tire Discounters Acquires The Tire Barn

Tire Discounters said it has acquired several businesses throughout Georgia over the last two years.


Tire Discounters has expanded its Georgia footprint metro with a new location in Gainesville following the acquisition of The Tire Barn. This new store will increase the overall presence in Georgia to 22 locations.

“The Atlanta metro area is important for us as we continue to grow our business, in part to the growing number of vehicles on the road each year,” said Jamie Ward, president and CEO of Tire Discounters. “The Tire Barn and the Roper family are a staple of the Gainesville community and we will continue their focus on earning the community’s business and trust.”

Myers Tire Supply Introduces MTS Xpress

Myers Tire Supply says it launched MTS Xpress to streamline inventory management for customers.

Wix Filters Announces National FFA Scholarship Winners

Wix awarded $8,000 to six FFA scholarship winners nationwide.

The Sterling Group Introduces New Tire and Service Platform

The Sterling Group says it launched Premier Tire & Service for “one-stop tire and auto service solutions.”

GRI Appoints New Regional Directors in Europe, South America

GRI welcomes Giorgio Gramegna and Simon Michael as regional directors for Europe, MEA and South America.


Other Posts

Monro Reports Q4 Sales Dip, but Says Margins are Strong

Monro’s fiscal year 2023 net income decreased compared to the prior year.

financial results
Michelin Announces $100M Investment in Kansas Ag Tire Plant

Michelin says its multi-million dollar investment will increase the output of Camso agricultural rubber tracks to respond to “market evolution.”

Flynn’s Tire & Auto Service Opens New Akron Location

The Montrose location marks the Flynn Tire Group’s 27th retail location.

Flynns Tire Montrose
TBC to Divest Tire Kingdom and NTB Locations to Mavis

The 595 NTB and Tire Kingdom stores Mavis is acquiring are in Florida and Texas, as well as other states in the mid-Atlantic, Midwest and South.