(Sacramento, CA. - June 29, 2017) At their June leadership meeting, the CAWA Board of Directors elected Tom Seboldt of O'Reilly Auto Parts as their 2018 Secretary to the Board of Directors. Mr. Seboldt started his auto care industry career in 1987 with O'Reilly Auto Parts and has served in many capacities for the company, both in store operations and at headquarters. He currently serves as the Vice President of Merchandise after serving many years in merchandising and purchasing. Mr. Seboldt also serves as Chair of the Auto Care Association's Event Committee further showing his commitment to give back to the industry he has worked in for so many years.
"We are pleased to have someone of Tom's caliber step up to an officers' position within the Association and we look forward to his many years of service and contributions to CAWA", commented Michael Antonelli, Chair of the Board of Directors upon Mr. Seboldt's election.
CAWA is a regional automotive aftermarket trade association, which represents auto parts jobbers, warehouse distributors, retailers, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives and program groups. The Association provides education, legislative, regulatory and business support to the industry and its membership. It is one of the largest trade associations of its kind in the United States and recognized as a leader in the automotive aftermarket industry.
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