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July 2019 #SheIsSEMA Member Spotlight: Kirstin Stone

By Kristopher Porter

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Kirstin Stone

July’s “She Is” Member Spotlight is dedicated to Young Executives Network (YEN) Chair Kirstin Stone from Radians.

Check out Stone’s Q&A with SEMA and the SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN) below:

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

Kirstin Stone: Just jump in! If you want to get involved, quit trying to figure out how to best to do it and just do it.

SEMA: What keeps you involved in this industry?

KS: I've stayed in the industry because there’s a like-mindedness here that I appreciate. 

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

KS: Either drag racing or working on my ’99 LS-powered Mustang.

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

KS: Show up a few minutes early, carrying a planner and some caffeine.

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

KS: John Menzler. He was the first industry leader that I met, and he actively encouraged my involvement with the councils and networks. It was such a short interaction at a morning networking event that wound up having a huge impact on my career. Knowing what I do now about the aftermarket, I wish I could pick his brain much further.

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