Who We Are

The Women in Auto Care community is dedicated to its mission of connecting, empowering and mentoring women within the auto care industry. Email us: womeninautocare@autocare.org

What We Do

Women in Auto Care is dedicated to providing opportunities, education and career leadership to women in the auto care industry through conferences, networking, scholarships, education, data, awards and more.

  • Annual Leadership Conferences - Women in Auto Care conferences focus on personal and professional development, offering various educational and networking opportunities.
    • Accredited by Northwood University since 2012 - offering continuing education unit (CEU) credits
  • Scholarship Program – Women in Auto Care annually grants scholarships to deserving high school and post-secondary female students.
  • Awards – Women in Auto Care administers and sanctions awards at the Women in Auto Care awards ceremony during AAPEX in Las Vegas
    • Women of the Year awards
    • The Automotive Communication Awards
  • Mentor Program – Women in Auto Care curates mentor relationships based on individual goals, fit, and experiences

Executive Committee

  • Olivia Droney Newton
    MANN+HUMMEL Filtration Technology Group Inc.
  • Jessica Toliuszis
    Highline Warren
    Vice Chair
  • Nicole Brennan
    Hopkins Manufacturing Corporation
  • Kylie Hirko
    Professional Tool & Equipment News
  • Jacqueline Hower
    Zimmerman's Automotive Service
  • Ellison Lawhead
    AutoZone, Inc.
  • Jacki Lutz
    Schrader TPMS Solutions
  • Jill Trotta
    RepairPal, Inc.
  • Rhonda Young
  • Jessica Finnerty
    Staff liaison
  • Tammy Tecklenburg
    Tecklenburg Advisors
    Board Representative