GRAPEVINE, Texas — XL Parts L.P. Chief Operating Officer Frank Garcia recently received the Pronto Network Executive of the Year, presented annually to an individual who best demonstrates dedication and commitment to the program group and fellow members.
The award winner also must demonstrate a commitment to support and enhance efforts on behalf of all members through volunteering time and effort for everyone's benefit.
Mr. Garcia received the award during the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) national conference and expo, held virtually.
Robert Roos, president of the Pronto Network, lauded Mr. Garcia "for his service as Pronto chairman of the board and his tireless efforts to facilitate the merger to form the Pronto Network."
Mr. Garcia has served as COO for direct-to-the-professional auto parts distributor XL Parts for nine years and currently serves as a member of the board of directors for Pronto, The Group and 1Parts. He began his automotive career at Federal-Mogul, spending 17 years there including a tenure as general manager of export and central distribution.
Mr. Garcia has served on the board of governors of the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA).