Jim Fogelquist President CalABC

Jonathan Morrison Director CalABC  

Jim Fogelquist- Division Operations Director, The automotive repair industry Retail Operations

Jim began his career in the automotive repair industry in 1988 in Seattle as a management trainee. He managed 3 stores in Washington for a major automotive retailer, before joining the district staff team in 1995. In 1997 he became the Western Zone Operations Manager of California and the Western 10 states. After that Jim has held various positions within the organization including Area Manager of San Diego, District Manager of San Francisco and District Manager of Arizona/Las Vegas. He was the Southern California Regional Director and then became the National Compliance Manager in 2015. From 2016 to present he has been the West Division Operations Director overseeing 437 retail automotive stores across the West Coast.

Jim was born in Washington State and moved to Southern California at an early age. He and his family returned to Seattle Washington where he attended high school and college. He and his wife currently reside (happily and who wouldn't be) in San Clemente, California.

In addition to his 31 years in the automotive repair industry, Jim has served of various boards and councils including the Alameda county W.I.B., University of Arizona's Retailing Council, University of Chicago Leadership Teams and was part of his company's Essential Evolution Council. He also has worked closely and sat on the business councils of various automotive vocational schools in both California and Arizona. Jim has been on the board of CalABC since 2015.

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