At the group’s February leadership meeting, the CAWA board of directors elected Mike Mohler of the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) as its 2018 secretary. Mohler is executive vice president, vendor relations and product strategy at the Automotive Parts Services Group. The Group is a collaboration between the National Pronto Association and Federated Auto Parts Distributors.
In his current position, Mohler is responsible for the overall management of The Group’s vendor relationships and overall product /brand strategy. He also is actively involved in many other corporate activities, including marketing, training, data-warehousing and strategic planning.
“We are pleased to have someone of Mike’s caliber step up to an officers’ position within the association and we look forward to his many years of service and contributions to CAWA”, said Jack Gosnell, chair of the board.
“I am honored to have been selected as secretary to the CAWA board of directors. Upon considering CAWA’s distinguished track record of staunch member support and their utter devotion to local, state and national industry advocacy, I am delighted to continue my service, as secretary, in the association’s continued race for member and industry relevance – not only for today but for all of the tomorrows yet to come,” said Mohler.
In addition, the CAWA Manufacturers Advisory Council (MAC) elected Jeanette Lorenzo of NAME Inc. as 2018 chair and Bob Leone of ADVICS NA as the vice chair for the year.
“These two individuals have served in the past and do an excellent job in facilitating the MAC’s agenda and work,” said Rodney Pierini, the association’s president and CEO. “We look forward to the participation and contributions of all our volunteer leadership and anticipate a stellar year for CAWA.”