CRP Automotive has announced that Nicole Ryan has joined CRP Automotive and will serve as the regional sales manager for the Midwest region of the United States. Ryan will be based out of the Great Lakes area and will be responsible for maintaining customer relationships, conducting technical sales meetings and evaluating new business opportunities across the Midwest.
Trevor Potter, vice president of sales at CRP Automotive, said, “Nicole Ryan joins CRP with a wealth of expertise in operations and sales management and is highly experienced in working with distributors in the automotive aftermarket. We look forward to her contribution in our Midwest region sales and marketing efforts.”
Prior to joining CRP, Ryan worked for 10 years in multiple roles at Petoskey Plastics, most recently serving as the company’s aftermarket sales manager for Slip-N-Grip vehicle service products. In this role, Ryan was responsible for a territory that included 23 states and 17 countries. In addition to managing a team of customer service and inside sales representatives, Ryan was a representative on the company’s core team for ERP implementation and an internal auditor for ISO. She also scheduled one of the company’s production lines and served as admin for CRM software.
Prior to Petoskey Plastics, Ryan was a business analyst for the General Aluminum Manufacturing Co. and served as an engineering administrative assistant. She was responsible for the daily activities of the company’s off-site plants and also served as a core team member for ERP implementation and an internal auditor for QS 9000.
Ryan earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Pennsylvania State University.