Vice President, NAPA HQ
Darrell is a vice president and account executive at N.A. Williams’ headquarters office in Atlanta and is dedicated exclusively to NAPA Auto Parts and Genuine Parts Company. Darrell works with a wide range of suppliers, but has a focus in tools and equipment, oil and chemicals, and application parts. Darrell has been bronze certified by Delta Associates in Business Insights and Fact-Bases Solution Selling. He uses this education to provide his manufacturers and customer with data driven analytics to help grow their businesses.
Darrell began his aftermarket career in 1991 working in his father’s agency, Darrell Wade and Associates, with primarily focus on Balkamp headquarters. In 1999 Darrell joined N.A. Williams working from the office in Indianapolis. In 2003 Darrell moved to Atlanta to work on the NAPA headquarters team. Darrell attended Indiana University studying Business Management and Administration. Darrell has served our industry as a founding member of the AAIA’s Next Generation Club as well as service on various other committees. Most recently Darrell served the Auto Care Association on the Market Intelligence committee. In 2011 Darrell earned his Automotive Aftermarket Professional (AAP) designation and in 2014 Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional (MAAP) designation from Northwood University’s University of the Aftermarket.
Darrell and his wife Nancy have been married since 1987 and have three daughters.