January 29, 2017

RacePRO Team

Eric Zwigart
Eric Zwigart graduated from California University of PA in the Summer of 1998 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. While attending C.U.P. Eric joined the US Marine Corps as a 5811 Military MP officer (reserve)from 1995-2001. After graduating from college and finishing his time in the USMC reserves he started working for a family owned company in Southern California. Chalet Products company. As a Sales manager with Chalet Products Company Eric was able to take a wholesale sales segment of 200k per year into 2.5M per year with in 1 year. This continued success then lead to an eventual VP of Sales position and the entire companies sales responsibilities. After being with the company for 8 years Chalet was sold and Eric then decided to start his own company. RacePro Products Company.
Bob Oberg
Vice President of Operations
Bob O’Berg has over 35 years’ experience in the automotive industry working in a family run automotive retail and wholesale business while going to school. Built the family run business to 16 million in 3 distribution centers, 8 retail locations and employing 144 personnel before selling in 1994. In 2000 Bob joined Chalet Products Company in Los Angeles learning bulk lubricants and packaging of oils, additives, coolants and windshield washer fluids. Helped in growing the business to the # 1 economy motor oil distributor / packager on the west coast before the company was sold in 2005. Joined Race Pro / Eric Zwigart in 2007 and continue to offer unprecedented customer service, development of new products, improving packaging /design and improve efficiencies in all areas of operations. Bob continues to enjoy all of the challenges and opportunities now and in the future as Race Pro continues to grow in becoming the #1 supplier of automotive lubricants nationwide.
Scot Lamb
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Scot joined Race Pro Products in August of 2012 as a Consultant to help with Race Pro's growth and expansion. Scot has a background of more than 25 years in Business Sales and Marketing. He has extensive experience with Internet and email marketing and also has experience with Computer database and networking. After completing his consulting projects Scot was brought in to Race Pro as Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
Steve Urgo
Vice President of Development
Steve Urgo is our vice President of Business Development. Steve brings 40+ years of experience in a variety of industries and selling environments. This includes the food industry, automotive, hardware, motorcycling, and performance motorsports. Steve is skilled and experienced in Project Management, organizational design, leadership coaching, training and development. He is experienced in sales, advertising, marketing, supply chain, and event planning. Steve is experienced in Brand Management with an emphasis on private label marketing. He developed and managed in excess of $1.2 billion in annual private label sales including all facets of product development, label/package design, category analysis, manufacturing/supplier management, transportation, warehousing, and strategic business planning and implementation. In his off time, Steve enjoys his family and serves has a non-denominational Chaplain for his local Sherriff’s Department. He also enjoys golfing, fishing, and motorcycling.
Chris Diederich
Western Account Manager
25 years of Sales/Management experience. Most of which was with Anheuser-Busch, where I held positions in Sales, Warehouse and Distribution Management. In these positions I worked primarily with Grocery and Convenience Store Chains.
Jason Friend
Senior Account Manager
Jason comes to Race Pro Products with over 15 years of Marketing, Sales and Merchandising experience, primarily in the Building Materials Industry. A Graduate of Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh PA, Jason has split his career between several large manufacturers, including Black & Decker, Masco Corp and Comex in both Big Box Retail and Commercial/Industrial Sales roles. Jason is based on the East Coast and will focus on expanding Race Pro Products sales east of the Mississippi.
Mike Kantor
Warehouse & Logistics Manager
Mike joined Race Pro in August of 2011 and was brought on for his knowledge and background with Customer Service and Logistics. He has managed companies order workflows from time of order to delivery.