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Tuesday, 19 December 2017 21:29

University of the Aftermarket Foundation Elects Bob Egan as Chairman

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation board of trustees has elected its slate of officers for fiscal year 2018. 

Veteran aftermarket industry executive Robert Egan, MAAP, will serve as chairman of the foundation.


Egan retired from Federal-Mogul in 2015. During his esteemed 36-year career, he held a series of executive roles of increasing responsibility, most recently serving as senior vice president, sales and strategy. He played an instrumental role in the growth of Federal-Mogul, helping the company become one of the largest suppliers in the aftermarket. Egan has been an active industry participant throughout his career. He has served as chairman of the Auto Care Association, Automotive Sales Council and Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association and Business Forum. In 2008, Egan was recognized as “Leader of the Year” by the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA).


Egan replaces outgoing Chairman Rusty Bishop, AAP, CEO of Federated Auto Parts. An official confirmation vote was held during the University of the Aftermarket Foundation annual board of trustees meeting, and the following officers were elected.


• Chairman – Robert Egan, MAAP


• Senior Vice Chairman – John R. Washbish, MAAP, president and CEO, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance

 

• Second Vice Chairman – Larry Pavey, AAP; president, Federated Auto Parts


• Treasurer – William Maggs, MAAP; president and CEO, National Pronto Association


• Secretary – Joe Pomaranski, MAAP; senior vice president and general manager, global aftermarket, Tenneco, Inc.


In addition, the following individuals will serve on the University of the Aftermarket Foundation board of trustees in the coming year.


Doug Arnold – Robert Bosch, LLC


William Babcox, AAP – Babcox Media


Jim Buzzard, AAP – The Clay Buzzard Family


Michael Cardone, III – Cardone Industries


Jeff Darby – Dorman Products


Mark Drennan – ACDelco


Philip Halberg – Federal-Mogul Motorparts


Bill Hanvey, AAP – Auto Care Association


Cliff HovisAWDA


Pete Kornafel, MAAP


Bill Long, AAP – Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association


Dave McColley – Affinia Group Inc.


Roger McCollum, AAP – N.A. Williams Company


David O’Reilly – The O’Reilly and Wooten Families


Chris Pruitt – East Penn Manufacturing


Jack Ramsey, AAP – Gates Corporation


Mort Schwartz, MAAP


David T. Segal, MAAP – Automotive Distribution Network


Dan Sheehan – Dayco Products LLC


Eric Sills, AAP – Standard Motor Products


Scott Thompson – Epicor Software Corp.


Chuck Udell, MAAP – Morris/Rupp McCartney Education Trust of APSA


Several individuals will serve as members of the board of trustees in a variety of support roles: 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.

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