The AAM Group has named Sharon Cameron as its new business analyst. Cameron, who most recently served as AAM’s product data specialist (PIES), will focus on purchasing reports and predictions, product compliance reporting and PRO Rebates tracking.
She is the third member of AAM’s vendor relations team, which also includes Vice President of Vendor Relations & Purchasing John DeBalso and Vendor Relations Manager Mark Franchetti.
The team conducts regular reviews with distribution members, facilitates member-supplier conversations, holds monthly purchasing calls and evaluates brands to identify areas of growth.
Cameron’s educational background has uniquely prepared her to succeed in this role. She holds a bachelor of science degree in mathematics with a focus in data analytics and quantitative tracking.
Her expertise in analyzing large data sets will power the vendor relations team’s efforts to maximize the success of every AAM member and supplier partner through evidence-based evaluations of past performance and projected areas of untapped potential.
“I am extremely excited to jump in as AAM’s new business analyst, a role that lets me use my analytical skills in a meaningful way,” Cameron said. “Through quantitative modeling and predictive techniques, I hope to enrich our members with new insights into the automotive aftermarket, providing them with the research and analyses necessary to weather changes and challenges in the marketplace and ultimately grow their business.”
About The AAM Group
Automotive Accessories Marketing USA, Inc. (The AAM Group) is the largest distribution group in the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) marketplace.
Now in its 33rd year, the corporation was founded by eight high performance warehouse distributors that sought to achieve cooperative scaled purchasing and marketing advantages. The AAM Group now counts 21 member-companies operating 53 distribution centers throughout North America.
Headquartered in Piney Flats, Tenn., The AAM Group manages product purchasing and marketing for manufacturers affiliated with three flagship retail marketing programs: Parts Pro, Performance Corner® and Total Truck Centers. Leveraging a strategic blend of marketing, technology, and data expertise, including turnkey social media, local-optimized website design, physical store flyers, data management, videography and multi-channel news distribution, The AAM Group equips and influences local resellers on behalf of its members and vendor partners.