on the road with kathleen

Expanding Our International Footprint

Posted by Kathleen Schmatz on January 30, 2014
Last week, we announced an exciting new opportunity for both the association and our member companies to increase their international footprint by showcasing products and services to the fast-growing Latin American market.

Family First

Posted by Kathleen Schmatz on January 23, 2014

If you’ve been in the auto care industry long enough, you know that the backbone of our businesses is built on relationships. Most people within our industry refer to it as a big family, and it does feel like that.

Drumroll Please

Posted by Kathleen Schmatz on January 08, 2014

Let me begin with a quote from Mary Kay Ash, American businesswoman and founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics: “There are two things people want more than sex and money… recognition and praise.”