October 10, 2023
Chris entered the automotive aftermarket in 1995 upon graduation from East Carolina University. His first job was with Dorman Products as a Territory Manager in Orlando, FL. In 1997, he was promoted to Regional Manager and moved to Atlanta, GA. He left Dorman in 2000 and spent the next 17 years working for the rep agency, NA Williams Company. He started out as a product manager in the Atlanta office, and after 2 years was promoted to Account Manager and relocated to Roanoke, Virginia. In 2009, he was promoted to Vice President and established an office in Minneapolis, MN to support the team that relocated to that area. In 2014, Chris relocated to Raleigh, NC to support the merger. Over the years, he has won multiple Manufacturer’s Rep of the Year awards. He has worked on both the professional and retail side of the business. Chris is well respected by the AAP/CQ teams as well as his peers in the industry.