Houston, TX (August 17, 2015) – Allen Austin is pleased to announce the placement of Scott N. Weinstein as the new Vice President/General Manager, Houston for XL Parts, Inc. Allen Austin was retained by XL Parts and successfully conducted the retained executive search for this critical new leadership role. “Allen Austin’s executive search process was the most in-depth and rigorous process I have seen in my career. Our needs, the position requirements, our company culture and other critical success factors were thoroughly vetted prior to being presented an outstanding slate of candidates that resulted in Scott’s selection” said Michael Bryk, Chief Financial Officer of XL Parts.
Scott is a strategic automotive retail, service and multi-unit management executive with over 25 years automotive industry expertise leading, developing and growing successful operations and teams. He has spearheaded field operations throughout his career and has a profound ability to align customer, business and human capital needs while increasing revenue and market share. He most recently served as Regional Vice President for TBC Corporation where he had responsibility for 91 stores with 1,350 total associates throughout the Mid-Atlantic States.
“Scott’s extensive automotive parts and service experience will bring significant benefit to our clients, our company and our associates. Having been a customer of XL Parts, Scott brings significant insight into the needs and expectations of our customers” said Ali Attayi, President of XL Parts, Inc. “XL Parts is growing at a rate 3 times that of the industry and we anticipate doubling in size over the next 4-5 years. We are very fortunate to have such a talented and experienced individual as part of our team, and look forward to Scott’s leadership and contribution to our continued growth and success” added Frank Garcia, Chief Operating Officer of XL Parts, Inc.
Prior positions include Regional Manager for TBC Corporation, and District Manager and Operations Manager for Bridgestone/Firestone Complete Auto Care Inc. Scott is married and has two sons, and is in the process of relocating his family to Houston, Texas. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Towson State University and studied Marketing, at the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.
Allen Austin (www.allenaustin.com) is a retained executive search and business transformation consulting firm. As experienced consultants and former operating executives ourselves, we work with Boards, CEOs, Executives and Senior Leaders to help them build high performance organizations and business solutions that unleash the full potential of their organizations and deliver outstanding business results that increase enterprise value.
XL Parts, Inc. (www.xlparts.com) is a Houston-based direct-to-the-installer automotive parts supplier. The privately held company today serves the independent service professional market in the Houston, Dallas, Oklahoma City, and Baton Rouge markets. XL Parts offers both Original Equipment and Aftermarket Replacement Parts. The Company offers more than 120,000 different part numbers covering about 175 product lines from approximately 80 suppliers.