ARA is pleased to announce that the Nominating Committee has selected Marty Hollingshead, President of Northlake Auto Recyclers in Hammond, Indiana as its nominee for Association Secretary for 2018-2019. Hollingshead brings decades of experience in the industry to the Association’s Executive Committee. He will be formally confirmed by the ARA Board of Directors during the ARA’s 75th Annual Convention and Exposition held October 31-November 3 in Orlando, Florida.
Hollingshead has been in the professional automotive recycling industry for 45 years, including 34 years as President/Owner of Northlake Auto Recyclers, one of the industry’s leading facilities. Hollingshead prides himself on taking a hands-on approach in the business, employing the use of checks and balances for quality control to ensure customers only receive the highest quality parts.
Northlake was one of the first automotive recycling facilities in the state of Indiana to receive from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management the Indiana Clean Yard – Gold Level Certification in 2009. Northlake was certified as one of the Indiana Certified Automotive Recycler Exemplary Standards (INCARES) program’s inaugural medalists and was the highest scoring facility in Indiana in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and tied for first place in 2018. Northlake was also the recipient of the 2016 ARA Certified Automotive Recycler of the Year award, having been nominated by his peers in the industry.
“ARA is excited to welcome Marty to the Executive Committee,” said RD Hopper, chairman of ARA’s Nominating Committee. “His commitment to excellence and dedication to serving the professional automotive recycling industry and all of ARA’s members, big and small, will be a great benefit to our Association.”