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Bartlett Receives MAAP Designation at AAPEX

St. Cloud, Minn. – November 16, 2009 – Corey Bartlett, president of Automotive Parts Headquarters, received his University of the Aftermarket Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional (MAAP) certification on November 11th during a luncheon ceremony at the 2009 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) Show.

The professional certification, earned through years of study, participation in industry events and a variety of leadership activities, was conferred by Brian Cruickshank, director of the University of the Aftermarket, and Robert Gracey, president of the University of the Aftermarket Alumni Association.

The University of the Aftermarket offers the MAAP certification program to recognize long-term commitment to the aftermarket and professional development through programs and courses offered by the University and its industry association partners.  Developed in partnership with the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, and Northwood University, this program highlights both the educational and professional achievements of each recipient and, by extension, demonstrate the resulting competitive advantage for their employers and the aftermarket industry.