Who We Are

The Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) was founded in 1947 and is the oldest organized group of warehouse distributors and their respective suppliers of parts, accessories and other supplies for the motor vehicle aftermarket. AWDA’s 600+ members represent thousands of locations.

What We Do

AWDA represents the interests of traditional distribution within the Auto Care Association. Through networking, leadership opportunities and cross-channel communication, AWDA members provide policy advice and input to the Auto Care Association and the aftermarket industry at-large.

Benefits

AWDA helps members improve their business prospects by connecting them with peers, suppliers, and other stakeholders at conferences and other venues. Through AWDA, members also have the ability to directly influence the policies and priorities of the Auto Care Association and the motor vehicle aftermarket.


AWDA Board of Governors


Executive Committee

  • Don Bickle
    Warehouse, Inc.
    Treasurer
  • Richard Beirne
    Automotive Parts Headquarters, Inc.
    Emeritus member
Governors at Large

  • Ryan Bickle
    Warehouse, Inc.
    Governor
  • Ben Butler
    Parts Warehouse Inc.
    Governor
  • Charles Crouse
    TBA & Oil Warehouse
    Governor
  • Byron Frantz
    Fisher Auto Parts
    Governor
  • Joshua Futerman
    Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.
    Governor
  • Michael Harris
    FleetPride
    Governor
  • Esperanza Izquierdo
    The Parts House (Florida)
    Governor
  • Lanny Martindale
    4M Parts Warehouse
    Governor
  • Kelly Peterson
    Parts Authority
    Governor
  • John Sanford
    Auto Wares Inc
    Governor
  • Shawn Senior
    Eastern Warehouse Distributors, Inc.
    Governor


Group Headquarters

  • Kevin Herron
    Genuine Parts/NAPA
    Governor
  • Tina Hubbard
    HDA Truck Pride
    Governor
  • Jeff Paul
    VIPAR Heavy Duty, Inc.
    Governor
  • Larry Pavey
    Federated Auto Parts Distributors, Inc.
    Governor
  • Robert Roos
    Pronto Network Cooperative
    Governor
  • John Washbish
    Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.
    Governor


Advisors

  • John Bender
    N.A. Williams Company
    Manufacturers' Representatives Advisor
  • Cotter Collins
    Standard Motor Products, Inc.
    YANG Advisor

manufacturers' advisory council (mac)


  • Mark Cali
    ZF Aftermarket
    At-large Member
  • David Castillo
    AOCUSA
    At-large Member
  • Cal Coburn, MAAP
    NGK Spark Plugs Inc.
    At-large Member
  • Doug Dole
    Meritor, Inc.
    At-large Member
  • Jayme Farina
    AP Emissions Technologies, LLC.
    At-large Member
  • Matt Forner
    Grote Industries, Inc.
    At-large Member
  • Julian Hentze
    Global Parts Distributors
    At-large Member
  • Todd Hertzler
    Robert Bosch, LLC
    At-large Member
  • Dave Iles
    David A. Iles Jr.
    At-large Member
  • Jacki Lutz
    Sensata Technologies
    At-large Member
  • Zach Miller
    Highline Warren
    At-large Member
  • Kim Nolan
    BBB Industries
    At-large Member
  • Kevin Reamer
    DRiV Inc.
    At-large Member
  • Drew Stahl
    First Brands Group
    At-large Member
  • Colby Florea
    Gates Corporation
    Chair
  • AJ Alvarez
    Dorman Products, Inc. (Dorman Products Inc)
    Past Chair
  • Mike Harvey
    MANN+HUMMEL Filtration Technology Group Inc.
    Vice Chair

Heavy Duty Advisory Council


  • Michael Harris
    FleetPride
    Chair
  • Corneliu Bogdan
    Eaton Corp./Aftermarket Products
    Member
  • Michael Farrell
    N.A. Williams Company
    Member
  • John Grote
    Grote Industries, Inc.
    Member
  • Don McEntee
    OptiCat, LLC
    Member
  • Jeff Paul
    VIPAR Heavy Duty, Inc.
    Member
  • Dan Rader
    Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.
    Member