STAUNTON, Va., May 3, 2012 - Federated Auto Parts recognized three outstanding members with its most prestigious member awards during the Federated national meeting held April 25-28 at the Arizona Grande Resort in Phoenix, Ariz.
During the annual awards dinner, Jim Sechrist of Motown Automotive, Farmington Hills, Mich. was honored with Federated's most esteemed member award, the Art Fisher Memorial Membership Award. Cold Air Distributors of Fort Pierce, Fla. received the Co-Man Member of the Year award and Fisher Auto Parts of Staunton, Va. was named the Outstanding Marketing Member of the Year.
"Federated is made up of exceptional members and it is a pleasure to recognize the 'best of the best' with our highest honors for 2011. These three organizations and their leaders exemplify what Federated is all about: hard work, loyalty and dedication to excellence. We congratulate them and thank them for their commitment to the success of our entire group." said Rusty Bishop, CEO of Federated Auto Parts.
(L to R): Tom Sechrist of Motown Automotive accepts the Art Fisher Memorial Membership Award on behalf of his brother, Jim Sechrist. Rusty Bishop, CEO of Federated Auto Parts, presented the award.
Presented annually, the Art Fisher Memorial Membership Award honors a Federated member who has demonstrated tremendous dedication through leadership and support of Federated's programs, assisting the membership in becoming one of the nation's premier automotive program distribution groups.
The Co-Man Member of the Year is awarded each year to the participating member that has shown outstanding dedication and support to the co-man operation and programs. The Outstanding Marketing Member of the Year is an annual award presented to the member who conducts superior marketing programs that promote the Federated brand name.
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