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Auto Value Counterperson of the Year 2012

St. Cloud Minn. — January 22, 2013 — Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. (APH), a St. Cloud-based aftermarket auto parts distributor and store group, named Cory Gustafson as the recipient of the 2012 Auto Value Counterperson of the Year award. Gustafson is the assistant store manager for the Thief River Falls Auto Value parts store. He was recognized during an awards banquet at APH’s annual Winter Conference on Monday, January 21, 2013 at Cragun’s Resort and Hotel in Brainerd, Minnesota.

Each year Auto Value store managers throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Michigan have the opportunity to nominate a counterperson they believe deserves the award.

Gustafson began his career with the APH organization in 1994 as an outside salesperson for the Wilson Brothers parts store in Thief River Falls, which eventually became known as Auto Value. In 2008 he was promoted to assistant store manager.

(From left: John Bartlett, CEO; Cory Gustafson, assistant store manager; and Corey Bartlett, president)