DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. Today, the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) awarded Automotive Industry Executive and NASCAR Performance partner Vic Keller as the 2011 recipient of its Impact Award. (Keller was one of four recipient of the award. To see the complete list of winners, click here.)
The ceremony was held at The Venetian in Las Vegas this morning at AAIA’s Town Hall breakfast at AAPEX. The association annually honors aftermarket professionals, age 40 or younger, who have made remarkable contributions within the aftermarket industry. The award is administered by the AAIA Marketing and Member Relations Committee on behalf of the association.
“I work with an extraordinary team and I am honored to be recognized for this leadership award amidst so many talented professionals,” said Vic Keller, Founder, Phyzix Automotive. “I am very passionate about the opportunities and innovation that we face today in the Automotive Industry.”
An entrepreneur and passionate business builder, Keller has a track record of creating, managing and operating successful companies in the automotive industry. Most recently Keller launched Phyzix Automotive, the No. 1 Professional Maintenance Fluid of NASCAR. Phyzix innovative products and services increase profitability by leveraging today’s technology for the automotive service industry.
Through an exclusive partnership with NASCAR, Phyzix offers unparalleled buyer incentives, plus Phyzix University a complete online virtual training center for automotive professionals.
“We are thrilled to see AAIA honor Vic Keller with a 2011 Impact Award,” said Todd Armstrong, managing director, NASCAR Automotive Group. “He is an outstanding young professional and his unique vision will continue to bring significant contributions to the automotive industry for years to come.”
Additional roles in which Keller serves include senior executive for the Van Tuyl Group. At VTG Keller leads several departments and key initiatives. The Van Tuyl Group is the largest group of privately held automotive dealerships in the United States with revenue in excess of $6 billion annually.