Bonnie Price, 36
VP, Customer Service and Distribution, Federal-Mogul Corp.
Education: Bachelor's, marketing, Western Michigan University
First automotive job: Territory Sales Manager, Federal-Mogul, 1986
Proudest achievement: "Becoming the first female operations vice president in the company's 100-year history."
On being successful: "Try to stay modest, keep learning, and continue to work hard at everything. If you continue learning, your success continues over a long period of time."
On being a woman in the industry: "Women play a unique role by bringing a different perspective and providing insight into a predominantly male industry. I strongly believe if you have a good work ethic, are willing to take risks and can contribute creatively and intellectually, you will be successful in the automotive or any other industry you pursue."
Other positions at Federal-Mogul include:
- 1994-99 VP, Investor Relations
- 1993-94 Customer Service Manager
- 1990-93 Regional Distribution Manager
- 1989-90 Service Center Manager