Amanda Matusek, SBN Member of the Month, April 2015

Name: Amanda Matusek
Company: Aeromotive, Inc.
Address: 7805 Barton Street, Lenexa, KS 66214

What does your company do?
We make fuel systems for cars.

What is your position?
Sales and marketing coordinator.

What is the most satisfying aspect of your job?
I have opportunities to collaborate, get creative and work in an industry I love.

How long have you been with the aftermarket industry?
I grew up in the industry, but I’ve only been at this job for a couple months.

What brought you to the industry?
The opportunities.

Are you a member of any other organizations?
SEMA’s Young Executives Network.

Who is your industry mentor?
My dad.

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
The best thing to invest in is yourself.

What would someone meeting you for the first time be surprised to learn?
Usually people are surprised that I drag race.

What is your dream car?
A ’64 Mustang with white exterior and red interior. Or a Camaro from the ’60s. Of course, it’d have to have an Aeromotive fuel system on it.

What is your favorite pastime?
It’s a three-way tie between racing, reading and photography.