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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.

Karen Fierst, SBN Member of the Month, November 2011


Karen Fierst, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, November 2011Name: Karen Fierst
Company: KerenOr Consultants
Address: 614 Sisson Street  Silver Spring, MD 20902

Tell us about. . .

. . . what your company does.
KerenOr Consultants specializes in communication, strategic planning, market research, marketing, public relations, public policy, coalition building, project management, training services and cross cultural communication to both domestic and foreign companies.

. . . your job.
Principal/Owner

. . . the most satisfying aspect of your job.
Working with people

Ellen McKoy, SBN Member of the Month, July 2011


Ellen McKoy, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, July 2011Name: Ellen McKoy
Company: EMK Marketing
Address: 5585 Patricia Way, Yorba Linda, CA 92887
Phone: 714.692.1999
Email: emkmarketing@att.net


Tell us about. . .

. . . what your company does.
EMK Marketing specializes in providing
public relations, marketing and editorial solutions for the specialty automotive industry, including all aspects of marketing/pr strategies and promotions/special events, as well as editorial content.

Kathryn Gallager, SBN Member of the Month, June 2011


Kathryn Gallager, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, June 2011Name: Kathryn Gallagher
Company: Go Rhino! Products


Tell us about. . .  


. . . what your company does.
Go Rhino! Products manufactures exterior accessories like grille guards, running boards, universal steps, bed bars

. . . your job.
Marketing Manager

. . . how long you’ve been with the aftermarket industry.
12 years

Monique Alexander , SBN Member of the Month, May 2011


Monique Alexander, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, May 2011Name: Monique Alexander
Company: Coface Collections North America



Tell us about. . . 

. . . what your company does.
Trade receivable management, commercial collections, credit insurance, factoring, pre -collections ( CARE)  

. . . your job.
Association Development. Working with association members to provid trade receivable management services, developing partnership and education opportunities for clients

. . . the most satisfying aspect of your job.
Helping company’s keep their doors open.

Nan Kevin Gelhard, SBN Member of the Month, September 2010


Nan Kevin Gelhard, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, September 2010Name: Nan Kevin Gelhard
Company: Summit Racing Equipment
Address: 1200 Southeast Avenue, Tallmadge, OH 44278
Phone: (330) 630-5010



Tell us about. . . 

. . . what your company does.
Summit Racing Equipment is the world's largest mail order automotive performance equipment company. Headquartered in Tallmadge, Ohio, the company has three Retail Store and Distribution Centers: Tallmadge, Ohio; Sparks, Nevada; and McDonough, Georgia. For over 40 years, Summit Racing Equipment has set and reset the standard for fast shipping, customer service, and tech expertise. Since the beginning, we've followed a simple formula: Give customers the parts they want at a fair price, deliver those parts fast, and back them with the best customer service on the planet.

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