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ABPA Hall of Fame Award: Celebrating Industry Excellence

In 2024, the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) proudly introduced the ABPA Hall of Fame Award, a prestigious honor recognizing individuals who have made significant contributions to the automotive body parts industry. This award aims to celebrate those who have demonstrated exceptional dedication, innovation, and leadership, shaping the future of the industry.

The inaugural induction took place during the ABPA Board meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. The initial members nominated and voted into the ABPA Hall of Fame were selected based on their outstanding achievements and enduring impact on the industry.

Inaugural Hall of Fame Inductees:

  1. Charlie Hogarty
  2. Al Cicioni
  3. Don Vestal
  4. Don Gorman
  5. Carl Hartman
  6. Jack Gillis
  7. Kim Wood
  8. Eilieen Sottile
  9. Stan Rodman
  10. Myra Rodman
  11. Mike O’Neal
  12. Hank Lewis
  13. Howard Hicks Sr
  14. Danny Farina

The ABPA Hall of Fame Award serves as a testament to their enduring legacy and a reminder of the importance of excellence, innovation, and leadership in shaping the industry’s future. The ABPA looks forward to continuing this tradition of recognizing and honoring those who make extraordinary contributions to the automotive body parts industry, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

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My Parts Choice
CAR Coalition

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