Zan Martin Honored For Contributions To Women In the Automotive Aftermarket

first_img Up Next:DURA Automotive Chairman Resigns NASHVILLE, TN — Zan Martin, president and owner of Nashville-based agency, Martin & Company Advertising, was recently awarded the Athena Award by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Businesswomen’s Network. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementMartin & Company Advertising is a full-service advertising agency that specializes in the automotive, motorcycle and RV aftermarket. As a 20-year member of SEMA, Martin was recognized for her long-time support of the professional growth of women in the industry. A former SEMA Businesswomen’s Network Chair, current co-chair for the Light Truck Accessory Association (LTAA) image task force and two-time nominee to the SEMA Board of Directors, Martin is proactive in providing management opportunities for women in her own business, as well as supporting the professional growth of interns and associates. During her tenure as the SEMA Businesswomen’s Network chair, she was largely responsible for creating the industry-wide mentoring program that is now actively utilized by SEMA professionals. The Athena Award was presented to Martin by current SBN Chair Luanne Brown, on Nov. 3 at SEMA’s annual trade show in Las Vegas. _______________________________________ Click Advertisement Print DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  Don’t Miss:Bob Kaulig Appointed VP of Marketing for Affinia’s Under Vehicle Group,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement In this article:last_img