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New lifetime trustees recognized by University of the Aftermarket Foundation

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 08:00
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University of the Aftermarket Foundation Chairman Bob Egan, MAAP, recognized Richard and Lisa Beirne, BBB Industries LLC and Sanel NAPA/The Segal Family as new lifetime trustees during the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association’s (AWDA) luncheon held Monday, Nov. 4 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.

“I’d like to extend my sincerest thanks to our newest lifetime trustees for their generous support of the mission of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation,” said Egan. “Their contributions will help attract and educate talented individuals and future industry leaders through scholarship and educational opportunities.”

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation lifetime trustee designation is reserved for those donating $100,000 to $249,999 to support the foundation’s mission of providing scholarships and educational opportunities to the next generation of industry leaders.

(L to R): Bob Egan, UAF chairman; new UAF Lifetime Trustee representatives Bobby Segal, Duncan Gillis, Dick Beirne; and Rusty Bishop, recipient of the UAF Educational Advocacy Award.

The new lifetime trustees join the following organizations in this prestigious category of donors: ACDelco, Advance Auto Parts, Affinia Group, Inc., Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association, AutoZone, Babcox Media, Bosch, The Clay Buzzard Family, CARDONE Industries, Dorman Products, East Penn Manufacturing Company, Epicor Software Corporation, Genuine Parts Company, KIAWA Education Foundation, MAM Software Group, Mevotech, Morris/Rupp & McCartney Educational Trusts, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, N.A. Williams Company, O’Reilly Auto Parts/O’Reilly and Wooten Families, PPG Industries, Robert and Margie Raff, The Schwartz Family, Standard Motor Products and Women in Auto Care.

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and all contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. To learn more, make a donation or apply for a scholarship or grant, visit

About the University of the Aftermarket Foundation

Since 1986, the University of the Aftermarket Foundation has funded millions of dollars of scholarships, grants, research and ongoing educational programs to help develop a strong, knowledgeable aftermarket work force. The foundation encourages industry support, including donations for the purpose of honoring or memorializing individuals or otherwise recognizing special events, to help ensure the continued availability of training and education that strengthen the industry. For more information about the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, visit

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