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PRO Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Lavelle of Voxx Electronics

By Ashley Reyes

The SEMA Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) has named MichaelPRO Lavelle, vice president of expeditor sales at Voxx Electronics, as the council's newest spotlight volunteer. 

Get to know Lavelle in his interview with SEMA News below. 

SEMA News: What inspired you to pursue a career in restyling?

Michael Lavelle: My interest in vehicles of all types and sizes combined with the positive experiences that family members have had working in the industry.  

SN: Why did you decide to volunteer for PRO?

ML: I believe that I can help bring a unique perspective to PRO, having been in the industry with a dynamic company for more than 20 years and personally experiencing the changes that the industry has gone through.

SN: What advice do you have for someone pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket?

ML: Be adaptable. The industry is constantly evolving.

SN: What is your dream vehicle? Where would we find you in it on any weekend?

ML: A Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS. You would find me anywhere near the water.

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

ML: Learn from your mistakes. 

SN: What keeps you in the industry?

ML: The anticipation of the next big thing.

SN: Where can you be found on a Saturday?

ML: On my boat or at one of my daughter's many sporting events.

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 News and future PRO-member updates.