The University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF) has welcomed BBB Industries LLC as a lifetime trustee.
In honor of the company’s founder, Don Bigler, a scholarship in Bigler’s name will be awarded annually to a deserving student pursuing a career in the aftermarket.
Lifetime trustee designations are reserved for exceptional donors who support the University of the Aftermarket Foundation’s mission of providing scholarships and educational opportunities for the next generation of aftermarket professionals. Duncan Gillis, chief executive officer of BBB Industries, will serve as the company’s representative on the University of the Aftermarket Foundation board of trustees.
“We are proud to support the University of the Aftermarket Foundation and award a scholarship in Don’s honor,” Gillis says. “We are fortunate to be a part of this industry, and as it continues to grow, it is important that we continue to support the Foundation’s efforts to provide scholarships, education and training to the talented individuals who are pursuing a career in the aftermarket.”
“On behalf of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, I want to extend our sincere appreciation to BBB Industries for their generous contribution and welcome them as a lifetime trustee,” says Bob Egan, MAAP, chairman of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation. “We appreciate Duncan volunteering his time to serve on the UAF board of trustees. He will help guide our efforts to provide scholarships and educational support to so many talented individuals planning a career in the aftermarket.”
BBB Industries is an industry leader in the remanufacturing of starters, alternators, hydraulic and air disc brake calipers, both hydraulic and electronic power steering products and turbochargers for the OEM, passenger and commercial vehicle aftermarket industries. Founded in 1987, BBB Industries is a private company headquartered in Daphne, Ala. Visit www.bbbind.com for more information.
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 workforce. 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. 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.
For more information, visit the foundation website at www.UofA-Foundation.org.
To make a donation to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, visit www.UofA-Foundation.org to donate online or send a check made payable to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation to 7101 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 1300, Bethesda, MD 20814.