The award was presented to David Prater, EVP of the newly formed Pronto Automotive Distribution Network.
Robert Roos and David Prater discuss the merger of the two major program groups.
Pronto affiliated shops will benefit from exclusive subscription offerings and package pricing.
The annual scholarship program is funded by Pronto and its members and is administered by the University of the Aftermarket Foundation.
The award is presented to an individual who best demonstrates dedication and commitment to Pronto and fellow members.
Kerri Gulick began her career with National Pronto in 1999 and has held many roles within the organization.
Michelle MacKenzie-Menendez said the business environment in San Francisco was no longer conducive to operating an automotive aftermarket distribution business.
Pronto will offer an exclusive 10-spot Vital Fluid Analysis kit to more than 75,000 installers and service facilities in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, including special programs for its Pronto Auto Service Center members.
During the meeting, members from both groups will attend one-on-one supplier meetings and a combined vendor booth show, which has been extended to allow members and vendor partners more time to interact. In addition, informational breakout sessions will be conducted where members will be updated on data and information systems, national account programs, new supplier programs and other business process improvements.
FCP Euro is an online retailer of genuine, OE and OEM auto parts for European cars, specializing in Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche parts.
This is the second time Motorcraft has received OE Supplier of the Year. The last time was in 2015.
September launches the final month of Pronto’s Bucket List promotion and Pronto will award two more $5,000 prizes and one $10,000 prize, with the addition of the $20,000 national grand prize.