MPS announced Jeffrey P. Stankard, A.A.P., M.B.A., has been named Vice President of Business Development. Jeff Stankard joins MPS in its global headquarters located in Jupiter, Florida, U.S.A. Jeff Stankard is responsible for engaging and supporting existing and new customer relationships in the United States and Canada. In each instance he will work closely with MPS customer partners and potential customer partners to explore the unique opportunity MPS represents. At his disposal will be MPS’ existing product portfolio, as well as new and custom product and program development.
Prior to joining MPS, Jeff served 15 years as Vice President and Group Publisher at Babcox Media, the owner and publisher of industry leading aftermarket properties, including AftermarketNews.com, Counterman Magazine and ImportCar Magazine. For well over a decade, Jeff also held progressively senior positions at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
MPS President Brian S. Cohn commented, “Jeff knows the aftermarket. He understands the opportunity MPS represents for our customer partners. Finding a professional of Jeff’s caliber is an absolute win for MPS.” He continued, “His is such an improbable combination of education, knowledge and experience. I’m excited to see his job description evolve with the opportunities presented him.” Jeff Stankard received a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Accounting and Finance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He obtained a Master’s of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Marketing from The University of Akron.