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.


Executive Committee


  • Ryan Samuels
    Samuels, Inc.
    Chair
  • Ashlee Arnold
    Arnold Oil Company of Austin
    Vice Chair
  • Daniel Hanson
    Hanson Distributing Company
    Secretary
  • Mauro Cifelli
    Vast-Auto Distribution Ltd
    AWDA Past Chair
  • Timothy Trudnowski
    Automotive Jobbers Supply
    Treasurer
  • Richard Beirne
    Automotive Parts Headquarters, Inc.
    Treasurer Emeritus
  • AJ Alvarez
    Dorman Products, Inc.
    MAC Chair
  • Colby Florea
    Gates Corporation
    MAC Vice Chair
  • Doug Arnold
    Highline Aftermarket
    MAC Past Chair


Governors at Large

  • Chase Baxley
    The Parts House (Florida)
    Governor
  • Ryan Bickle
    Warehouse, Inc.
    Governor
  • Michael Buzzard
    Icahn Automotive Group LLC
    Governor
  • Kyle Byrne
    The Merrill Company
    Governor
  • Charles Crouse
    TBA & Oil Warehouse
    Governor
  • Alex Hortsch
    Cost Less Auto Parts
    Governor
  • Esperanza Izquierdo
    XL Parts, Inc.
    Governor
  • Jesse Kaplan
    Neptune Warehouse Distributors
    Governor
  • Fletcher Lord
    Parts Warehouse Inc.
    Governor
  • Trevor Martin
    GPC_Vaca Valley Auto Parts
    Governor
  • Glenn Morreale
    C&M Automotive Warehouse
    Governor
  • Kelly Peterson
    Parts Authority
    Governor


Group Headquarters

  • Kevin Herron
    Genuine Parts/NAPA Headquarters
    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 Automotive Distribution Network
    Governor
  • John Washbish
    Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.
    Governor

manufacturers' advisory council (mac)


  • AJ Alvarez
    Dorman Products, Inc.
    MAC Chairman
  • Doug Arnold
    Highline Aftermarket
    MAC Past Chairman
  • Colby Florea
    Gates Corporation
    MAC Vice Chairman
  • Glenn Barco
    First Brands Group
    Member
  • Cal Coburn, MAAP
    NGK Spark Plugs Inc.
    Member
  • Greg Delgozzo
    Centric Parts
    Member
  • Doug Dole
    ArvinMeritor Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket
    Member
  • Jayme Farina
    AP Emissions Technologies, LLC.
    Member
  • Matt Forner
    Grote Industries, Inc.
    Member
  • Mike Harvey
    MANN+HUMMEL Filtration Technology Group Inc.
    Member
  • Julian Hentze
    Global Parts Distributors
    Member
  • Todd Hertzler
    Robert Bosch, LLC
    Member
  • Ted Hughes
    MAHLE Aftermarket Inc.
    Member
  • Paul Kratzer
    KYB Americas Corp
    Member
  • Rick Mochulsky
    Motorcar Parts of America
    Member
  • Fernando Montano
    Dayco Products, LLC
    Member
  • Tom Rafferty
    EnerSys Batteries
    Member
  • Kevin Reamer
    DRiV Inc.
    Member

HDDA - Heavy Duty Advisory Council


  • Cliff Hovis
    Hovis Auto & Truck Supply, Inc.
    Chair
  • Michael Harris
    FleetPride
    Vice Chair
  • Tina Hubbard
    HDA Truck Pride
    Past Chair
  • Steve Bair
    Florida Tire Supply Co.
    Member
  • Corneliu Bogdan
    Eaton Corp./Aftermarket Products
    Member
  • Michael Farrell
    N.A. Williams Company
    Member
  • John Grote
    Grote Industries, Inc.
    Member
  • Julian Hart
    1-800-Radiator & A/C
    Member
  • Don McEntee
    OptiCat, LLC
    Member
  • Edward Neeley
    TRUCK SUPPLY CO. OF SC, INC.
    Member
  • Jeff Paul
    VIPAR Heavy Duty, Inc.
    Member
  • Dan Rader
    Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.
    Member
  • Jason Soika
    Meritor, Inc.
    Member
  • Larry Northup
    Automotive Warehouse Distributors Assoc. (AWDA)
    Executive Director