AASA Hires Megan Gardner As Director, Membership and Sponsorship
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) announces the addition of Megan Gardner to its staff as the new director of membership and sponsorship.
“We’re pleased to have Megan on our team with her strong background in marketing and client services,” said Bill Long, AASA president and COO. “She will bring a new perspective to AASA, as we work grow and better serve the needs of our members.”
Gardner’s responsibilities in her new position at AASA will include membership growth and retention, identifying member needs and potential new association services, and building relationships and relevance with sponsor-partners of AASA events and special programs.
Gardner comes to AASA from TurnKey Marketing, where she served as director of client success. Prior to that position, she was vice president, accounts for 3 Birds Marketing. Her experience includes working with car dealerships, developing marketing and promotional campaigns to drive growth.
Gardner holds a BA in communications from Villanova University and a master’s degree in sport management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
AASA (www.aftermarketsuppliers.org) exclusively serves manufacturers of aftermarket components, tools and equipment, and related products, an important part of the automotive parts manufacturing industry which supports 871,000 American jobs. AASA is a recognized industry change agent – promoting a collaborative industry environment, providing a forum to address issues and serving as a valued resource for members. AASA is the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA). “AASA, The Voice for the Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Industry”