The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) has selected Kristen Felder, founder and CEO of Collision Hub, as a recipient of the AAIA Impact Award. The award honors four aftermarket professionals who, through their leadership, are influencing and strengthening the industry early in their careers.
Felder will be recognized for the award during the AAIA Town Hall Meeting at AAPEX in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Nov. 3. She will also be featured in the AAPEX Express and Aftermarket Insider.
Kristen currently serves as a board member of the Women’s Industry Network and was honored in 2007 by AkzoNobel as part of the Most Influential Women program. She works with many technical schools supporting collision repair education and recently launched a career exploration program for Girl Scouts at NACE. Titled "Tools for Success," the program is designed to expose Girl Scouts to the variety of career opportunities within the automotive industry.
Collision Hub is the premier networking and referral website created for the Collision Repair Industry. Collision Hub’s mission is to provide a central network for all participants in collision repair and related industries. The site encourages participation of all parties including: technicians, shop owners, suppliers, insurance companies, auto glass installers, towing companies and rental car agencies.