People Places & Racing News

Movers & Shakers: RWB Names VP of Transmission Units, King Bearings Adds to Sales Team

By SEMA News Editors

Race Winning Brands Names VP of Transmission Business Unit
Craig Stark

Race Winning Brands (RWB), a manufacturer of high-performance components based in Mentor, Ohio, has appointed Craig Stark as vice president of the transmission business unit.

Stark joins the RWB team effective immediately and has experience in spearheading growth in the automotive manufacturing, distribution and service sectors, including time as vice president of aftermarket sales at Sonnax Industries.

Stark will be working out of RWB headquarters while also spending substantial time at Ashton, Pennsylvania, and Charlotte, North Carolina, transmission facilities. His role will include interfacing with customers and suppliers to drive innovation and excellence in RWB's transmission business, the company said.

For more information, visit

King Engine Bearings Adds to U.S. Sales Team
King Bearings

King Engine Bearings, based in Livingston, New Jersey, has named Steven Washington as director of aftermarket sales and Shane Turner as regional sales manager.

Washington will be responsible for managing and growing King's distribution segment and brings more than 30 years of aftermarket experience to the position. He most recently served as director of sales at GSP Automotive.

Turner has more than 25 years of experience in the high-performance industry and previously held positions at Edelbrock, JE Pistons and Hastings Manufacturing.

For more information, visit

Lucas Oil Announces Executive Promotions
Lucas Oil executives

Lucas Oil, the Indianapolis-based provider of lubrication products, has promoted three employees to executive positions within the company.

Deidra Colvin will take the role of chief revenue and strategy officer, advancing from her previous role as chief strategy officer. In her new role, Colvin will oversee revenue operations, identifying and seizing growth opportunities and more. Her strategic oversight will extend to optimizing revenue streams and spearheading market expansion efforts.

Shane Burns has been promoted to senior vice president of global sales, previously serving as vice president of national sales. Burns will now have a greater focus on Lucas Oil's sales activity internationally, including the company's recent expansion into Brazil. His 15-plus years of sales experience at Lucas Oil will be instrumental in expanding distribution networks and growing the company's product offering in the global market, the company said.

Andy McMillian has been elevated to vice president of national sales, previously serving as national sales director. In the new role, McMillian will manage domestic sales operations within the United States and Canada. He is also tasked with strengthening Lucas Oil's market presence across North America, optimizing sales performance and retail partnerships. 

For more information, visit

Off Road Warehouse Opens Store in Glendale, Arizona
Off Road Warehouse

Off Road Warehouse has opened a new location in Glendale, Arizona.

The new location will serve the greater northwestern Phoenix area, including Peoria, Sun City, Goodyear, Tolleson, Youngtown, and El Mirage. Available products and services include wheels and tires, suspension components, overlanding upgrades, professional installation, and more.

The company will celebrate the grand opening on April 13.

For more information, visit

Got company news? Releasing a new product? Contact