People Places & Racing News

SEMA “She Is” Member Spotlight: Ellen McKoy of EMK Marketing

By SEMA Editors

She Is

February’s SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN) “She Is Spotlight” features Ellen McKoy of EMK Marketing, who received the 2018 Athena Champion award for lifetime contributions and dedication to supporting and mentoring women in the specialty-equipment automotive industry. As current chair of the Professional Restylers Organization (PRO), McKoy has been a trailblazer for women in the industry. Take a look at her Q&A with SBN below:

SEMA: What is the best advice you have ever received?

Ellen McKoy: Don’t let anyone ever tell you there’s something you cannot do.

SEMA: What keeps you involved in this industry?

EM: The excitement, the passion, the innovation and the people.

SEMA: On a Saturday, where can you be found?

EM: Doing any number of things: attending an industry-related event, spending time with family or friends, antiquing or simply relaxing.

SEMA: How do you prepare for going to an important meeting?

EM: Prepared and excited to be part of the conversation.

SEMA: If you could go to lunch with one industry leader, living or dead, who would it be?

EM: The late Nat Danas, founder and publisher of Auto Trim & Restyling News magazine, a dear friend, an exceptional mentor and industry visionary.

Fill out this form to be a part of the #SheIsSEMA family. You will have the opportunity to be featured on SBN’s social media, SEMA eNews and be recognized on the website. While there, check out other inspirational women who are leading the industry and are paving the path for future success.

Not an SBN member? Fill out this form to join today.