category management committee

The Category Management Committee works to develop category hierarchies, best practices, education and implementation plans for Category Management in an effort to improve business operations and customer satisfaction. 

Committee Chair

Dale Gospodarek, JCI, Milwaukee, WI

Committee Vice Chair

Nicole Huard, Robert Bosch, Broadview, IL

Committee Members

  • Brian Dean, Parts Warehouse Inc, Little Rock, AR
  • Wendy Hardesty, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Springfield, MO
  • Susan Hess, Valvoline, Lexington, KY
  • Matt LeTexier, Balkamp Inc, Indianapolis, IN
  • Kevin Mack, Uni-Select, Kennesaw, GA
  • Puneesh Malkani, United Components, Fairfield, IL
  • Josh McCabe, BBB Industries, Southlake, TX
  • Rob Pietrowsky, Federal-Mogul Motorparts, Southfield, MI 
  • Dan Rader, Aftermarket Parts Alliance, San Antonio, TX
  • Chuck Rigby, Pep Boys, Philadelphia, PA
  • David Riggs, Dayco Products, Tulsa, OK
  • Chris Smith, Advance Auto Parts, Roanoke, VA
  • Greg Turnbull, N.A. Williams Company, Indianapolis, IN
  • Jason Turns, AutoZone, Memphis, TN
  • Scott Webb, Pilot Automotive Inc, City Industry, CA 

Committee Liaison

Behzad Rassuli, Auto Care Association
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