Roger McCollum, chairman and CEO of NA Williams, began his long career in the automotive aftermarket at Ken Tool Co., in Akron, Ohio, where he served in a variety of sales and management positions, eventually advancing to national sales manager. He joined N.A. Williams Co. in 1984 and currently serves as chairman and CEO of the
John Ziegler Jr. has rubber running through his veins. The third generation of a 102-year-old tire business, John Jr. grew up busting tires at his family’s Ziegler Tire retail stores in Canton, Ohio. After graduating college, he worked for short time at a Firestone store, yet the family business, which claims to be one of
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Mark Paul of AutoAp discusses how mining safety recalls for extra revenue will be an important lifeline moving forward.
For Dave Marsh, turning personal strengths into something of value as a professional is what has guided him in his 32-year career with General Motors. In his current role as Executive Director for North America, Marsh handles Customer Care and Aftersales for ACDelco in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. In this episode of AMN Drivetime
Brad Rea, president and founder of Champtires, discusses the benefits of utilizing used tires at dealerships.
Returning from the first in-person AAPEX since 2019, AMN Drivetime host Bill Babcox sits down with Vange Proimos, CEO of AP Emissions, to talk about his journey from technician and shop owner to leading a privately owned, family run business. A well-known industry advocate for many years, it was Proimos’ experience as a technician and
Travis Hafer of Naked Lime Marketing discusses how salespeople need to adapt to the times and a changing way of selling.
When you train under “The Captain,” you’re bound to be a captain of the industry in your own right. And John Boyle definitely is. Just ask Johnny g. Like many dealers out there, Boyle grew up in the tire business. He began working as a teenager for his father, Jerry “Captain” Boyle, who founded Englewood
Robert Rice, a retired colonel from the Marine Corps, discusses why veterans would be a key addition to any workforce.
Miles Edmark of Edmark Toyota discusses how the company has improved its customer service to keep pace with market changes.
From first jobs crashing a NAPA Delivery vehicle to today leading the nation’s top association for motor and equipment suppliers, Bill Long says he really got his start in this industry on the “ground floor.” “The Monday after I graduated from high school, I was working at a NAPA Auto Parts store in Massachusetts as