Advance Auto parts names head of Mid-Atlantic store ops

ROANOKE, Va. — Advance Auto Parts  has promoted Rusty Tweedy to area SVP, responsible for store operations in the Mid-Atlantic regions. Tweedy will report to Kurt Schumacher, SVP national field operations. Effective with this promotion, the company is adding a fourth operational area which will enable the company’s field and commercial sales leaders to be more aligned and focused on driving profitable growth.

“I am pleased to announce that Rusty will serve Advance Auto Parts as area SVP,” said Schumacher. “Rusty is passionate about serving our customers and has a proven track record of success. His 30 years of retail experience and understanding of our commercial business will be strong assets as he inspires his team to bring our promise to life and grow sales.”

Tweedy joined Advance in July 2004 and most recently served as commercial VP. Prior to this role, he served Advance as regional VP and district leader. Prior to joining Advance, he held a variety of management positions with both big box retailers and specialty retail organizations.