In Episode 6 of AMN Drivetime with Bill Babcox, Bill sits down for a chat with Larry Pavey, industry veteran and current CEO of the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group). Having spent most of his life in the automotive aftermarket – from an early start delivering auto parts to his decades leading some of the industry’s most venerable brands – Pavey believes the aftermarket offers “tremendous opportunities for anybody who is willing to work hard.”
Like many, Pavey says it’s the people who make this industry one that so many stick with long-term. “It’s still a relationship business,” he says, “and that’s what I love about it.”
While he says he’s grateful for being able to keep those strong business relationships going virtually during past 18 months of the pandemic, he’s looking forward to meeting in-person again.