David Young has been appointed by the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF) to become its latest board trustee.
Young is vice president of Valvoline LLC and oversees the U.S. light duty national accounts, heavy duty, and Canadian businesses for the oil giant. During his three-decade career, he has held leadership roles with Valvoline’s channel partner, national accounts, marketing, and Valvoline Instant Oil Change businesses.
“I have known David for many years, and he has a tremendous amount of experience in the automotive aftermarket,” said Lynn Parker, president of AACF. “David is very knowledgeable of the installer service segment of our industry which means that David understands how important service is to the aftermarket. David will bring a high level of service to the AACF which will equate in helping us find ways to help more people employed in our industry who have fallen on hard times and have nowhere else to turn. David will be a great asset to our board.” You
The newly appointed trustee is eager to apply his wealth of industry knowledge, experience and contacts combined with his intense desire to help those in need to their AACF board duties in an effort to reach more beneficiaries and increase AACF’s recognition across the vast aftermarket landscape, according to the group.
“As a 30-year veteran of the automotive industry and decades long participate at AACF events, I am delighted to be taking a more active role in the fantastic work that the foundation does to assist families when they are in great need,” Young said. “I am so proud to be joining the board of trustees of an organization that provides so much to Automotive Aftermarket families in their time of greatest need.”
Young and his wife Erin reside in Lexington, Kentucky with their two children. Beyond spending time with his wife and kids and in various local community activities, Young serves on the NATSO Foundation Board. NATSO is a national trade association providing solutions and advocating for public policy goals for truck stop / travel plaza operators.