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YEN Member Spotlight: Danny Agosta of Steele Rubber Products on His Passion for the Industry

By Ashley Reyes

Danny AgostaDanny Agosta is the SEMA Young Executives Network’s (YEN) newest Spotlight member. Agosta is the marketing manager at Steele Rubber Products, a leading manufacturer of rubber parts for the specialty equipment aftermarket.

Read about his typical weekend plans, and listen in to his video on the importance of getting involved and making connections in the industry. 

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

Danny Agosta: Fish where the fish are.

SEMA: What keeps you in the industry?

DA: Cars and friends. I don’t think I’ll ever leave.

SEMA: Where can you be found on a Saturday?

DA: Out and about with my wife and two kids. Nowadays we’ll take any reason to get out of the house!

SEMA: How do you prepare for an important meeting?

DA: Excited for the end! What I mean is I’m anxious to get to whatever action items come out of it.

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

DA: John Menzler. I've heard so many wonderful stories from so many people (including many in my company), and I unfortunately never had the chance to meet him. But to leave that kind of impression on such a variety of people, he must know a thing or two about life.