Steve Handschuh is the president and chief executive officer of Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), effective October 1, 2013.
In his role as MEMA president, Handschuh directs the operations of the association, its Washington, D.C. office and its divisions: the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), the Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) and the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA).
Handschuh joined MEMA in 2006 as the president and chief operating officer of AASA, which exclusively serves and represents North American aftermarket product manufacturers.
An automotive aftermarket industry veteran of more than 35 years, Handschuh worked for NAPA AUTO PARTS/Genuine Parts Co. for 18 years, including serving as NAPA president from 1998-2004. Handschuh later served as senior vice president, commercial, at AutoZone. He began his career as an outside salesman for Mighty Auto Parts where he rose to vice president, sales and marketing.