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Young Auto Care Network Group

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Home for the auto care industry’s dynamic and vibrant community of under-40 professionals

YANG provides its members with the opportunity to network with industry peers, develop new skill sets and improve leadership capabilities.

YANG events include panel discussions with industry leaders, professional development sessions and networking events throughout the country. YANG awards a number of scholarships to rising stars in the industry as well.

YANG provides its members with the opportunity to network with industry peers, develop new skill sets and improve leadership capabilities. YANG events include panel discussions with industry leaders, professional development sessions and networking events throughout the country. YANG awards a number of scholarships to rising stars in the industry as well.

Upon joining, YANG members immediately become part of a 1,500-strong network of young industry professionals around the world. Members are invited to attend and host events at trade shows, leadership conferences and Regional Meet-Ups throughout the country. Members receive recognition as well as opportunities for mentorship offered by seasoned industry leaders. For your organization, membership in YANG helps foster employee retention through networking, mentorship and exposure to the broader industry.

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Join our NEW YANG Mentorship Program to build a stronger network, give back, and learn from the industry’s biggest leaders.

The YANG mentorship program is designed for young professionals in the automotive aftermarket who are passionate about their growth and development. The program provides opportunities for members to focus on personal and professional goals while acquiring the tools to become tomorrow’s leaders. Through this unique, small-group mentorship program, mentees will benefit from the wisdom of experienced and successful aftermarket veterans.

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  • July 8, 2022

    Mentor Spotlight: Larry Pavey

    YANG is strong not only because of member participation, but because we can lean on current leaders in our industry for knowledge and support. The most recent YANG Professional Series webinar exemplified this...

  • July 8, 2022

    Member Spotlight: Kyle Burns and Stefan Feder

    If I am being honest, when I first joined YANG, I had pretty low expectations. I was excited to join a community of my peers who had similar levels of experience as I did, but as far as career growth...

  • July 8, 2022

    Letter from YANG Chair, Cotter Collins

    There are two YANG-related questions that I get all the time. The first being: “How do I get more involved with YANG?” This is the question I like to get the least. Don’t get me wrong, I would love for more people to get involved with YANG, but the problem is it makes my mind go blank...

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