National Pronto Association donates $100,000 to support aftermarket careers

The National Pronto Association has donated $100,000 to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation to help educate individuals pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket

“It is important to our members and vendors that we get involved and support the efforts of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation,” says Bill Maggs, president of National Pronto Association

“We view our contribution as an investment in the future because education is the foundation of a strong, stable and successful industry. We are proud to join forces with other aftermarket leaders to encourage young people to further their education and look to our industry for a lifetime career

Maggs will serve as National Pronto’s representative on the University of the Aftermarket Foundation board of trustees

“We very much appreciate the generous contribution from National Pronto Association and welcome them as a lifetime trustee,” says John Washbish, secretary of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation.

“Bill Maggs will be an excellent addition to our board of trustees because he shares our commitment to making sure educational opportunities are available to talented individuals who seek a career in our industry.

National Pronto Association is a North American shareholder-owned organization headquartered in Grapevine, Texas. Formed in 1979, National Pronto is a leading program distribution group with over $2 billion in sales and a focus on marketing, technology and buying.

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 to help ensure the continued availability of training and education that strengthen the industry.



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