Karen Vielkind, SBN Member of the Month, July 2015

Karen Vielkind is the owner and editor-in-chief of Girls ‘N Garages, based in Plympton, Massachusetts.

What does your company do?
Girls ‘N Garages is a women's automotive magazine that is currently published four times a year.

What is your position?
Editor-in-chief and owner.

What is the most satisfying aspect of your job?
Getting to talk to women about their experiences being in the automotive world.

How long have you been involved with the automotive aftermarket?
About five months, creating and developing the magazine.

What brought you to the industry?
My fiancé, and wanting to see more women in it.

What is the best piece of advice you ever received?
Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn't give you credit.

What would someone meeting you for the first time be surprised to learn?
I am a quadruplet.

What is your dream car?
1955 Chevy 3100 pickup.

What is your favorite pastime?
Cruising in my truck and reading/writing.