Minnesota-based Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. (APH), a member of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, has named Amanda Balk the recipient of the 2021 Auto Value Store Manager of the Year award. Balk is the manager of the Auto Value parts store in Thorp, Wisconsin. She was recognized at a virtual awards night at the APH annual conference.
Each year, APH Regional Managers in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Montana, Michigan and Wyoming have the opportunity to appoint a Store Manager Auto Value which they believe deserves the award.
Balk was nominated by Matt Koxlien, Regional Manager for Auto Value Stores in Western and Northern Wisconsin, who said, “2021 has been a very successful year for Amanda and her store. Her teammates and I agree that she is absolutely fantastic to work with. Clients know her as a go-to problem solver who does everything with a smile. »
Balk has been part of the Auto Value team since 2010. In 2014 she was named Auto Value Counterperson of the Year and in 2020 she received the Auto Value Impact Player of the Year award.
When not at work, Balk enjoys spending time with her husband, Josh, and their son, Landon. As a family, they are very active in the local motorsport scene.