Eric Holmes, national sales manager at Eastman Performance Films, and Garrett Pahlke, CEO at Top Coverage have been named PRO’s most recent volunteer spotlight members.

Holmes, who’s company was recognized as the 2017 PRO Manufacturer of the Year, is passionate about the industry and loves the opportunity to work with other peers with different backgrounds to support the aftermarket business. “You can achieve anything you want if you put forth the effort and commitment” is his advice to anyone pursuing a career in the industry – adding “There is a ton of support from manufacturers and peers across the industry.” Read Holmes’ Q&A with SEMA here.

Pahlke sees being involved with PRO as a huge benefit to gain and promote ideas along with being a part of problem solving for issues within the industry. He also has some great advice for young professionals pursuing a career in the aftermarket: “Be forward thinking. Trends keep changing in the auto industry and you will only fall behind if you focus on just what’s in front of you.” Read Pahlke’s Q&A with SEMA here.

Fill out a PRO member spotlight form to highlight how you or your company are contributing to the automotive restyling industry. Selected candidates are eligible to be featured on PRO’s social media, SEMA eNews, and future PRO-member updates.

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