ROANOKE, Va. Advance Auto Parts has promoted Ralph Gonzalez to regional vice president.
Gonzalez joined Advance earlier this year as national director of sales development. Prior to joining Advance, he worked for Best Buy from 1995 to 2008 in various field management positions. Prior to Best Buy, he worked for the Tandy Corp. and Circuit City in various management positions.
In his new role, Gonzalez will report to Kurt Schumacher, senior vice president of operations for stores in the Southeast and Florida. He will be based in Tampa, Fla.