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Sue Wilkerson, SBN Member of the Month, June 2014

Name: Sue Wilkerson
Company: Champion Cooling Systems
Address: 32373 Corydon St., Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

What does your company do?
We manufacture all-aluminum radiators for classic cars, hot rods and trucks, as well as plastic-aluminum replacement radiators for newer model cars and trucks.

What is your position?
I oversee all sales and marketing activity for the company.

What is the most satisfying aspect of your job?
Meeting owners of lovingly restored classic cars, interviewing them and photographing their prize possessions.

How long have you been involved with the aftermarket industry?
One year.

Kristin Moore, SBN Member of the Month, March 2014

Kristin Moore, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, March 2014Name: Kristin Moore
Company: Workshop Hero
Address: 951 Jones St., Howell, MI 48843


What is your position?
I manage our consumer division, Workshop Hero. I serve as the primary contact for all retail and aftermarket sales channels and manage our various customer markets, conduct product training, coordinate channel marketing, participate as part of the end-user marketing team and handle technical questions from customers.

What does your company do?
Workshop Hero produces a cutting-edge line of rust removal and rust preventative products designed to take the work out of workshop! Workshop Hero’s Metal Rescue Rust Remover Bath and Dry Coat Rust Preventative are clean, safe and easy to use. Both products are water-based, non-toxic, non-hazardous, environmentally safe and use no acids.

Casidi Tanaka-Fixmer, SBN Member of the Month, January 2014

Casidi Tanaka-Fixmer, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, January 2014Name: Casidi Tanaka-Fixmer
Company: Formula Drift Holdings
Address: 200 Pine Ave., #615, Long Beach, CA 90802


What is your position?
I am the manager of ticketing and registration.

What does your company do?
Formula Drift is recognized as North America's professional drifting championship series. We have seven rounds that travel throughout the United States. We are the first official series in North America that has taken competitive motorsports to the extreme. It is a highly skilled, high-powered motorsport where the drivers maneuver their cars into well executed, controlled sideways slides through a marked course. It is judged on execution and style rather than who finishes the course in the fastest time.

Michelle Knight, SBN Member of the Month, November 2013

Michelle Knight, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, November 2013Name: Michelle Knight
Company: International AERO Products


What is your position?
Communications Director and Central U.S. Sales Director

What does your company do?
International AERO Products manufactures a full line of interior and exterior detailing products that have been used on multi-million-dollar aircraft for several years.

What is the most satisfying aspect of your job?
The most satisfying aspect of my job is sharing with people innovative ways to protect their prized possessions with new technology and easy-to-use products.

How long have you been involved in the aftermarket industry?
Almost three years.

Angie Parrish, SBN Member of the Month, October 2013


Angie Parrish, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, October 2013Name: Angie Parrish
Company: Hawk Hardware Speed Shop
Address: 115 Park Place, Manchester, TN 37355


Tell us about what your company does?
Hawk Hardware Speed Shop is a full-on speed shop selling everything to rat-rod builders, classic-car owners, car-show folks, race-car drivers and builders.

What is the most satisfying aspect of your job?
Seeing all the really cool cars and trucks our customers own or are building. Plus, the wonderful car people I meet each day. Car (and truck) people are the best around, I say. You talk automotive, you have a friend almost instantly with like-minded folks!

How long have you been involved in the aftermarket industry?
More than 20 years.

Angella Janssen, SBN Member of the Month, September 2013


Angella Janssen, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, September 2013Name: Angella Janssen
Company: Roush Yates Engines
Address: 122 Knob Hill Road, Mooresville, NC 28117

Tell us about. . .

. . . what your company does.
We build all of the Ford engines in NASCAR. We also build Ford and Chevy engines in other applications of racing.

. . . your job.
I am in the Marketing department. My main duties include designing our email blasts, website banners and marketing material.

. . . the most satisfying aspect of your job.
The graphic design aspect and seeing my work printed. Makes me proud!

Janet Henderson, SBN Member of the Month, August 2013


Janet Henderson, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, August 2013Name: Janet Henderson
Company: RJ Classic Cars
Address: 2745 Pioneer Drive Bowling Green, KY 42104

Tell us about. . .
. . . what your company does.
We buy, sell, trade and restore American Muscle cars.

. . . your job.
I am the CFO of our company.

. . . the most satisfying aspect of your job.
The most satisfying aspect of my job is working with my husband in an industry we both love.

. . . how long you’ve been with the aftermarket industry.
We have been buying, selling, trading and restoring American muscle cars for over fifteen years.

Kirstin Stone, SBN Member of the Month, May 2013


Kirstin Stone, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, May 2013Name: Kirstin Stone
Company: Turbosmart USA
Address: 9469 Richmond Place, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Tell us about. . .
. . . what your company does.
Turbosmart manufactures high quality boost control components – wastegates, blow-off valves, electronic and mechanical boost controllers, fuel pressure regulators, and silicone couplers.

. . . your job.
I am currently the National Accounts Executive for the US.

. . . the most satisfying aspect of your job.
I love that I get to interact with like-minded enthusiasts day in and day out, and be able to provide them a well-supported, high quality product line.

2013 Café SEMA: In the Know with a Cup of Joe! Powered by the SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN) - SEMA Show

Date: 
Nov 8 2013 9:00am - 10:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Las Vegas Convention Center
City: 
Las Vegas
State: 
Nevada
In 60 minutes: Get direct access to experts with answers to your questions. Make connections that will impact your business. 

Café SEMA: In the Know with a Cup of Joe! Powered by the SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN)

The “Don’t Miss” Event of the SEMA Show: Speed Networking Breakfast, Powered by the SBN

Date: 
Nov 7 2013 7:15am - 9:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Las Vegas Convention Center
City: 
Las Vegas
State: 
Nevada
Each year, the SEMA Businesswomen's Network (SBN) recognizes the top individuals for their contributions to women in industry.

This is the annual premier event at the SEMA Show and has achieved “Sold Out” status four years in row.  It is open to all SEMA members and is the quickest and easiest way to meet peers, prospects, vendor associates, etc., in order to expand your current network of contacts that could be instrumental in the growth of your business, or career.  Attendees will walk away with over a dozen new contacts in addition to sharing a delicious hot breakfast among peers.  

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