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Tribby brings a wealth of experience in the automotive and industrial markets to her executive leadership position. Tribby is responsible for strategy, growth and all company functions in propelling the APC portfolio forward. Previously, Warfield served as the Sr. Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for Nitta Corporation with responsibilities spanning Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to that, she held dual roles as the Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Kaman Fluid Power and Kaman Automation. Prior to that, she worked for over 25 years at Gates Corporation where she served multiple roles including President of North American Commercial, President of North American Power Transmission and 11 years in various positions leading Gates European’s operations, commercial sales and marketing groups. Tribby’s vast global expertise comes from multiple expatriate roles spanning 16 years and having lived in United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium and Italy. Ms. Warfield graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Business Administration from National University (San Diego, California).
Marc has been instrumental in driving performance across all financial, restructuring, and reporting functions for APC. Marc has served in interim CEO, COO, CFO, Receiver, Trustee, and CRO positions and comes to APC with a wealth of experience as we continue to grow. He previously served as a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Marc is also an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, where he teaches an MBA course on business restructuring and transition management. Marc has a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Penn State and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.
Barbara is a strategic HR leader that has been influential in helping us grow as well as leading our people, performance, and overall team development initiatives. She has worked seamlessly across our HR teams to ensure unified systems, processes, and performance metrics. Barbara has a well-seasoned and executive track record of leading HR teams within large industrial and automotive companies including previously with the Gates Corporation (belts & hose) where she worked in senior HR roles for more than 12 years. Barbara also served as the Senior Human Resources Director at Kaman Industrial Technologies, a large industrial distributor of power transmission and fluid power products. Barbara has a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Development from Regis University.
Sri is a strategic technology executive and has transformed the Information Technology function for the APC group of businesses. Sri joined the team in 2015 and has been instrumental in not only shaping our IT strategy (pre- and post-merger) but also implementing it through alignment of all IT functions across the Brakes and Emissions businesses. Sri leads our evolving technology platform including security, data center operations, workflow, governance, ERP, and infrastructure elements. Sri is a recognized thought-leader and author in the global IT space and was a finalist for the 2019 CIO Of The Year award (LA Business Review Magazine) and received the “Director’s Award for Excellence” from Daimler Chrysler®. Sri’s IT leadership spans multiple decades and includes automotive segment companies such as Dana®, Hino®, and Covansys®.
Sometimes it’s a challenge for large companies to move quickly, but not Centric Parts/StopTech. As we’ve grown, we’ve kept the focus on the customer, and building long-lasting relationships. From the beginning, we’ve built our reputation on quality and service, and that legacy continues.
Most importantly, as our proximity to distribution centers has expanded, we’ve been able to provide even better coverage with a wider range of parts to more customers every day.