Anie Piliguian, SBN Member of the Month, August 2014

Name: Anie Piliguian
Company: JoolTool
Address: 516 W. Lincoln, Montebello, CA 90640

What does your company do?
We manufacture tools for the restoration, repair and collision industries.

What is the most satisfying aspect of your job?
Meeting the many people whom my products helped.

How long have you been involved with the aftermarket industry?
Three years.

What brought you to the industry?
I was born and raised in Detroit and my mother was a Cadillac quality supervisor.

What are some of your major professional accomplishments?
Patent holder for JoolTool, business partnership with 3M.

Are you a member of any other professional organizations?
Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America, Women's Jewelry Association, Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers, International Woodworking Fair.

Who is your industry mentor?
Rosa M. Miller, vice president of 3M.

What is the best piece of advice you've ever received?
To involve my children in what I do as a business owner and inventor, from Rosa M. Miller.

What would someone meeting you for the first time be surprised to learn?
I'm more than our spokesmodel; I'm a business owner and inventor of the JoolTool.

What is your dream car?
The Corvette Stingray.

What is your favorite pastime?
Being a mom of three teenagers (my favorite challenge as well)!