People, Places & Racing News

MOVERS & SHAKERS: SARKIS AROYAN, LINN REMLING-MILLS, GREG PARKER, JENNIFER ENOS, MICHAEL D’ADDARIO, JOE FASSO AND MORE

Penray announced that Sarkis Aroyan, international sales manager and senior application engineer-coolant inhibitor, is celebrating his 15th anniversary with the company. Aroyan began his career at Penray in 1993 as a product specialist and technical engineer in the Power Fleet Division, working mainly with coolants. He became the antifreeze inhibitors sales manager in 1994. Aroyan added the responsibility of territory manager for Wisconsin, Northern Michigan and Canada in 2005. In 2006, he took on the role of international sales manager, in addition to his antifreeze inhibitors sales manager position.

 
Sarkis Aroyan

Martin & Company added Linn Remling-Mills and Gregory Parker to the agency’s staff. Remling was recently contracted to handle account service for AMP Research and to provide media planning services for full-service Martin & Company accounts. Remling was formerly the publisher of Circle Track magazine and other specialty publications, and continues to work as an independent sales representative for Street Thunder magazine. Parker was contracted to serve as the agency’s new marketing and creative consultant. Formerly the marketing director for P&E Distributors, Parker is proficient in print design and production and also has extensive experience in online web development.


Greg Parker

OnSight Solutions hired Joe Fasso as graphic design artist for its Design and Production Department. Fasso will design merchandising graphics and logos and play an integral role in the merchandising production process that includes promotion- and product-specific advertising messages.


Joe Fasso

CORSA Performance Exhausts was named the 2007 Supplier of the Year by Mid America Motorworks. The recipients were judged by an internal Mid America Motorworks team on more than 25 attributes, including order-turnaround time, payment terms, shipping documentation, return policies and ease of interaction.
    "Naturally, this is a tremendous honor that we take great pride in," said CORSA founder and president Jim Browning Sr. "It is a testament to the quality of the CORSA product and speaks to the exceptional talent of the entire CORSA team.”

Infineon Raceway promoted Jennifer Enos to manager of media and community relations. An Infineon Raceway employee since 2006, Enos will handle increased responsibilities and day-to-day operations in the Media and Community Relations department and focus on media outreach in the Sacramento market. Infineon also promoted Michael D’Addario, an employee since 2006, to manager of ticket sales. He will oversee the ticket sales of the raceway’s major events, including the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

Carlisle Auctions announced a decision to waive the general consignment fees for the 2008 Spring, Corvette and Fall auctions. The event organizer reports that it hopes to entice additional auction registrants through its decision to waive consignment fees.

North Carolina-based manufacturers with fewer than 100 employees may qualify to host a graduate-level manufacturing engineering intern at a greatly reduced cost. The program, sponsored by North Carolina State University’s Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering Institute and Industrial Extension Service, is made possible by a grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation. The objective of the program is to make graduate-level engineering interns available to manufacturing companies previously unable to afford full support for a student at this level. Interested manufacturers are encouraged to apply for an intern by clicking here. For more information, click here.

Streetfire.net was selected in the 2008 OnMedia 100, a listing of the top 100 emerging companies that are changing user behavior and creating new opportunities in the marketing, branding, advertising and public relations industries.
    “To have our hard work recognized by others in the industry is truly an honor,” said Adam Bruce, CEO Streetfire.net. “Since 1998 Streetfire.net has provided a platform that allows everyone from professional content producers to enthusiasts the ability to share video and photos with the world. Streetfire.net has grown from a couple of car guys with an imaginative concept to an industry leading team that includes architects from the likes of MySpace, Google and AOL. Our entire team has worked very hard to get us up to speed, and we have no intention of slowing down now.”