Aftermarket association’s new VP tapped to boost presence in D.C.

Sep 21, 2011

The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), Bethesda, Md., announced Sheryl Wilkerson’s appointment as senior vice president, regulatory and government affairs. The appointment is deemed to bolster the association’s presence in Congress, regulatory agencies and in the global marketplace, according to AAIA.

Wilkerson previously served as president of Willow LLC, where she advised automotive, telematics, industry associations and wireless and technology companies on regulatory, government affairs, public safety and technology issues. She has served as senior vice president, strategic and corporate services, for Ygmoi LLC, a family of global technology, call center, vehicle telematics, wireless and QSR businesses based in Oak Brook, Ill.

Wilkerson has been affiliated with a number of Washington, D.C., associations and law firms and has held senior staff positions at the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, Federal Judiciary, Federal Communications Commission and a vice presidential campaign.

Wilkerson received her juris doctorate degree from Georgetown University Law Center and Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University. She is a member of the Pennsylvania and Supreme Court bars.