Networking and Development_Committees

category management committee

The Auto Care 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.


  • Wendy Hardesty
    O'Reilly Auto Parts
    Chair
  • Josh McCabe
    BBB Industries
    Vice Chair
  • Brooks Cochrum
    The Pronto Network
    Member
  • Brian Dean
    Parts Warehouse Inc.
    Member
  • Thomas Fontana
    Dayco Products, LLC
    Member
  • Tyler Hajzus
    Auto Plus
    Member
  • Chris Harman
    The Network
    Member
  • Brooke Helsley
    Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC
    Member
  • Susan Hess
    Valvoline
    Member
  • Chris Hunter
    AutoZone, Inc.
    Member
  • Al Joyner
    Federated Auto Parts Distributors, Inc.
    Member
  • Pat McIntire
    Robert Bosch, LLC
    Member
  • Gideon Norris
    N.A. Williams Company
    Member
  • Aaron Owen
    Genuine Parts/NAPA Headquarters
    Member
  • Eric Renaud
    Uni-Select Inc.
    Member
  • Michael Ritchie
    Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.
    Member
  • Timothy Shaw
    HDA Truck Pride
    Member
  • Chris Smith
    Advance Auto Parts
    Member
  • Mark Finestone
    AutoZone, Inc.
    Board Representative
  • Behzad Rassuli
    Auto Care Association
    Staff Liaison
  • Daniel Zenko
    Auto Care Association
    Staff Liaison