market intelligence committee

The Market Intelligence Committee, together with the Auto Care Association’s professional research staff, works to identify major shifts in auto care market industry trends and assesses the impact on current and future industry business practices.

Committee Chair

Randy Wright, Cottman Transmission Systems, Inc., Horsham, Pa.

Vice Chair

Mirela Beecham, Crowne Group, Rochester Hills, MI

Committee Members

  • Brandon Antolnelli, Vantage Marketing Global, Inc., Grand Island, NY 
  • Ashlee Arnold, Arnold Oil Company, Austin, TX
  • Eric Banas, NSK Corporation, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Darryl Barber, UPS, Atlanta, GA 
  • Allison Bubar, Advance Auto Parts, Roanoke, VA
  • Jonathan Carey, Jefferies LLC, Boston, MA
  • Steven C. Ethridge, AutoZone, Inc., Memphis, TN 
  • Steve Ganster, Technomic Asia, Shanghai 
  • Barry Harris, Timken, North Canton, OH
  • Kevin Judge, NTN Bearing Corp. of America, Mt. Prospect, IL
  • Jim Lang, Lang Marketing Resources, Inc., Wyckoff, NJ 
  • Eric Lough, PartsTech, Inc., Cambridge, MA
  • Gary Meteer, AAP, R.L. Polk & Co., Southfield, MI
  • Chris Murphy, Federated Auto Parts Distributors, Inc., Staunton, VA
  • Olivia Newton, Standard Motor Products, Inc., Long Island City, NY
  • Mike Peace, National Pronto Association, Grapevine, TX
  • Nathan Shipley, The NPD Group, Houston, TX
  • Beth Skove, Evercoat, Cincinnati, OH
  • Ray Swetman, AAP, MacRay Group, LLC, Clawson, MI
  • Bruce Tartaglione, Brake Parts Inc., Naperville, IL
  • Bill Thompson, IMR Inc., Westmont, IL
  • Jill Trotta, Repair Pal, San Francisco, CA
  • Tom Weyenberg, Lubrizol Additives, The Lubrizol Corporation, Wickliffe, OH

Committee Liaison
Behzad Rassuli, Auto Care Association 
Ron Rossi, Auto Care Association 

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