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Movers & Shakers: Dennis Overholser Acquires Ownership of Painless Performance Products

By SEMA News Editors

Dennis Overholser, one of the co-founders of Painless Performance Products, has retained full ownership of the Fort Worth, Texas-based company. The company offers a diverse range of wiring harnesses, EFI solutions, switch panels and more.

Painless Performance's Dennis Overholser

Painless Performance's Dennis Overholser.

Established in 1990, Painless Performance Products has been one of the cornerstones in the automotive aftermarket and motorsports industries, renowned for its solutions that simplify wiring complexities. Overholser's ownership signals a new era of focused leadership and strategic growth for the company, according to a release.

Under Overholser's leadership, Painless Performance Products is poised to expand its product offerings, enhance operational efficiencies and strengthen its position as a market leader.

"We see a bright future ahead for Painless Performance Products," Overholser said. "Our focus remains on driving innovation and meeting the evolving needs of our customers. With ownership restored, we have the agility to respond swiftly to market demands and continue our tradition of excellence."

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LSI Chemical Announces Appointment of Lorenda Stalnaker, Retirement of Julie Blankenship

LSI Chemical, a division of Mt. Gilead, Ohio-based oil and fuel additive manufacturer Lubrication Specialties, has named Lorenda Stalnaker as the company's new business development manager following the retirement of Julie Blankenship.

Lorenda Stalnaker

Lorenda Stalnaker brings more than 20 years of experience to LSI Chemical.

Stalnaker brings more than 20 years of marketing experience in marketing strategy, market development, product management, brand management, public relations and advertising.

Reporting directly to LSI Chemical's Vice President of Research and Development Kevin Adams, Stalnaker will develop the strategy for growing LSI Chemical’s global partnerships and product sales, creating support materials and will represent LSI Chemical at all trade events.

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Ben O'Connor Joins Total Seal as Director of New Business

Ben O'Connor, an executive with extensive experience in the high-performance automotive industry, has joined Total Seal, the Phoenix, Arizona-based manufacturer of piston rings, as its new director of new business.

Ben O'Connor

Ben O'Connor of Total Seal.

O'Connor previously served in various roles at Klein Engines, Bear Brake Systems, and Impact Racing.

"O'Connor's skills, vast industry experience, and contacts will be instrumental in driving the company's success," said Matt Hartford, CEO of Total Seal.

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