In 1963 Skip Potter began an eclectic career across many segments of the motor vehicle industry beginning at the gas pumps of a service station in Arlington, VA.
His journey wound through parts distribution, tool sales, the motorsports press, service, and in the industry’s trade associations.
He retired in 2017 after five years as Executive Director of the National Automotive Service Task Force. He was recognized by Babcox Publications in 1999 as an Aftermarket Influencer and received the Education Award from Northwood University that same year.
His syndicated radio broadcast, Virginia Race Line, won six awards from the National Motorsports Press Association. He earned the professional designation as a Certified Association Executive from the American Society of Association Executives and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from George Mason University.
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