Other officers installed included: Vice-Chair Dan Hanson, Jr. of Hanson Distributing Company; Treasurer Matthias Kopecky of SSF Imported Auto Parts; Secretary Tom Seboldt of O’Reilly Auto Parts and; Immediate Past Chair Michael Antonelli of Vantage Marketing Global.
The dinner was once again exclusively sponsored by Motorcar Parts of America, and all proceeds from the event will go to CAWA’s Memorial Scholarship Fund. The keynote speaker of the evening was Ted Wise, former COO and Co-President of O’Reilly Auto Parts, who gave an informative and compelling presentation regarding the evolution of O’Reilly’s and how it corresponded to the evolution of the auto parts industry.
Next year’s event will be held, as is customary, the Sunday night (Oct. 28, 2018) before the AAPEX and SEMA Shows. For further information regarding these events, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.