Parker Retires, Magee Elected AACF Board of Trustees President

Jan 28, 2021

The Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF) has announced the retirement of Lynn Parker and the selection of Larry Magee as President of the Board of Trustees. Magee has been involved with the Foundation for over 25 years, and currently serves on the Foundation’s Executive Committee, Recipient Review Committee, Strategic Planning Committee and Golf Committee.

Parker served on the AACF Board for over 20 years and as AACF Board President the last 3 years. “Lynn has been a dedicated and passionate volunteer and will be truly missed; we wish him the best in his new adventures,” said Joel Ayres, executive director of AACF.

“AACF is fortunate that Larry will be stepping into this leadership position, his experience with the Foundation and many years in the aftermarket industry will make this a smooth transition,” Ayres said.

During his career in the aftermarket Magee, held CEO/President positions with several companies including Bridgestone/Firestone, Heartland Automotive and Magnolia Enterprise Group.

“I am both humbled and honored to continue my direct involvement with the Foundation in this new role,” Magee said. “I look forward to continuing to give back to the fine men and women of the Automotive Aftermarket who have fallen on tough circumstances and have nowhere else to turn. I am passionate about paying it forward to an industry that has been so good to me and my family.”