Popular speaker and industry veteran John R. Washbish, president and CEO of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, got his start in the aftermarket in the late 50s at his father’s warehouse distributorship. Needless to say, after six decades in the business, this southern gentleman can tell a great story. In fact, he shares quite a few of them in the latest episode of AMN Drivetime with Bill Babcox. This is an episode you don’t want to miss.
In episode 2 of AMN Drivetime, Babcox Media CEO Bill Babcox talks with industry icon Kathleen Schmatz. The two longtime friends and colleagues chat about Schmatz’s remarkable career, with her beginnings writing press releases on a typewriter to eventually leading one of the nation’s leading trade associations.
In this inaugural episode of AMN Drivetime, Babcox Media CEO Bill Babcox talks with six-time NHRA world champion about his career trajectory from the Kroger warehouse driving forklifts to drag racing, his most meaningful race, “Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice,” and how he stays fit at 55.