Steve Prchal

Director of Technology
Bothell, Washington
Joined the R&R Marketing Team in September 2014

 

Industry Background: 
Steve began his career in the Automotive Aftermarket in 1985 working the counter at Pep Boys in Southern California. In 1990, he moved over to Kragen Auto Parts and quickly moved up the ranks-managing stores, training teams in the field and running a district in Los Angeles after the Trak Auto acquisition. Steve then made the move to the CSK (Checker, Schucks, Kragen) corporate headquarters in Phoenix, AZ where he joined the buying team, managing several categories including Performance Parts and the CSK Speed Shops. After the O’Reilly purchase of CSK, Steve made the move to the O’Reilly Headquarters in Springfield, MO where he took over buying responsibilities for the Performance Parts category as well as Tools and Equipment. In 2012, Steve moved to Seattle and transitioned to the E-commerce side of the business as the Sr. Vendor Manager over Performance Parts for Amazon.com. 

Hobbies:
Steve loves boating and is a Jeep enthusiast, so anywhere on the water or off the road is his favorite place to relax. He resides just outside Seattle with his beautiful wife Tiffany and his two step sons. 

Industry Awards & Recognitions:
-SEMA 2015 Rep of the Year Award Contributor

Industry Associations:
-SEMA Member
-MRN Member
-CAN Member 

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