Kirstin Stone, SBN Member of the Month, May 2013

Kirstin Stone, SEMA SBN Member of the Month, May 2013Name: Kirstin Stone
Company: Turbosmart USA
Address: 9469 Richmond Place, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Tell us about. . .
. . . what your company does.
Turbosmart manufactures high quality boost control components – wastegates, blow-off valves, electronic and mechanical boost controllers, fuel pressure regulators, and silicone couplers.

. . . your job.
I am currently the National Accounts Executive for the US.

. . . the most satisfying aspect of your job.
I love that I get to interact with like-minded enthusiasts day in and day out, and be able to provide them a well-supported, high quality product line.

. . . how long you’ve been with the aftermarket industry.
I’ve been in the aftermarket for about three years.

. . . what brought you to the industry.
A love for fast cars and drag racing.

. . . membership in other organizations.
I am also a member of the Young Executives Network within SEMA.

. . . your industry mentor.
Marty Staggs, Executive Vice President of Turbosmart

Now tell us about. . .

. . . the best piece of advice you’ve ever received.
If you do not ask, the answer will always be no.

. . . what someone meeting you for the first time would be surprised to learn.
I’ve run 2 marathons, and 14 half marathons.

. . . your dream car.
Aston Martin One-77.

. . . favorite pastime.
Drag racing.