Team Overview & Background

We have built a sales team that has experience and youthful enthusiasm in order to smoothly transit into the 21st century.
Key people are in place to handle special accounts as well as account managers who can handle a broad spectrum of customers.

Brent "Barney" Peterson - In memorium. See comments in News and Views.
Jeff Bowdoin - - In addition to his duties as the Sales Manager and President, Jeff calls on key accounts such as Meyer Distributing, Balkamp, VSI, Motor State, Sunrise, and Motovicity. Jeff has over 30 years of experience in both the rep business and manufacturing. Jeff is also in constant contact with the sales team insuring that follow up and communication between the vendors, customers and our sales team gets accomplished in a timely fashion.
Kelly Bowdoin - Kelly is responsible for payroll, commissions and many other functions that keep our team moving in the right direction. Her keen insight and wisdom comes from 25 years of experience in the light truck business, including 15 years with Leer Specialty Products and managing a territory with Bowdoin Marketing for several years. We are excited about having her back on the team and look forward to what she brings to the table.
Brian Breslin - Brian Breslin is a principal in the agency and handles key accounts like Summit Racing Equipment, Jeg's, and 4 Wheel Drive Hardware. Brian has over 25 years of experience in the industry and works with Jeff and the team helping to develop our vendor and customer relationships.
Bob Jacobs - Bob has been a rep for over 35 years calling on some of our key accounts such as Meyer Distributing and Jegs. Recently Bob has taken over as Marketing & Data Services Manager for Bowdoin Marketing. Bob's experience in the industry makes him uniquely qualified to provide the marketing and data services that are required by our industry.
John Imonen - John has more experience than anyone in our company. He comes from a family of automotive aftermarket salesmen and knows who, where, why and how to get it done. John supports in the field at key accounts in Michigan such as K-Tool, ACI Parts and Autowares. John has the wisdom and knowledge to help us grow and stay focused both today and for the future.
Jim DeHoop -Jim’s smooth style and charm make you want to give him the order today! Jim is another key account specialist in Michigan and calls on Meijers, Auto Wares and Family Farm and Home. Jim brings another 35+ years of experience with him to our business.
John Igrisan - John has 38 years in the automotive aftermarket as a representative.  He has called on all aspects of the market: wholesale distributors, retail, tool, and oil.  He is covering Michigan for select accounts. He will be calling on many of the accounts that Barney called on including Auto Wares, ISN, and Vesco oil.
Bill Mahaney - Bill is relatively new to the team and we're excited to have Bill on board working with the jobbers and dealers as well as some direct accounts in Northern Indiana and SW Michigan. Bill has over 30 years of experience in the Automotive Aftermarket and worked previously at Blacksmith Distributing.
Seamus Day - Seamus comes from another rep agency outside of the automotive industry but has the complete skill set that we are looking for in a salesman. Seamus graduated from Ohio University and lives in the Cleveland area.
Ashley Stone - Ashley is our Inside Sales Coordinator and is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the sales team as well as jobber call followup. In addition she will be responsible for local OE (RV and Trailer) sales and other functions that will improve the communication and follow up process throughout the organization. Ashley has previous automotive aftermarket experience in addition to several retail banking and store management positions.