STAUNTON, Va. — Kevin Judge, vice president of sales and marketing, automotive aftermarket for NTN Bearing Corp. of America, has been inducted into the Federated Auto Parts Vendor Hall of Fame.
Mr. Judge is the sole 2020 inductee. The Federated Vendor Hall of Fame annually recognizes one individual who demonstrates dedication to excellence, helping to make a difference for Staunton-based Federated Auto Parts, an auto parts distributor and marketing organization, and its members.
A 40-plus year veteran of the automotive aftermarket, he joined NTN Bearing in 2015 as eastern regional sales manager for BCA before being promoted to his current position.
He held several leadership roles at Monroe (Tenneco Automotive), Brake Parts Inc (formerly Echlin and Dana), Brenton Productions and Fras-le Brakes before joining NTN.
Mr. Judge is a 1971 graduate of Northwood University and received the Automotive Aftermarket Management Education award from his alma mater. He serves on the Auto Care Association Education Committee and recently served as chairman of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) Marketing Executive Committee.
"Kevin has worked with Federated almost from the start. His insight and expertise have been very helpful to our members and he has been a valued partner throughout the years," said Bo Fisher, chairman of Federated Auto Parts. "Kevin can always be counted on to provide counsel and support, an example of what this award is all about. We are proud to induct Kevin Judge into the Federated Vendor Hall of Fame."
A list of recent inductees is available here.