SEMA eNews Vol. 19, No. 44, November 3, 2016

Kawasaki, Reasoner Recognized by Young Executives Network

By SEMA News Staff

  Matt Reasoner
Matt Reasoner of Retrax was named the 2016 YEN Young Executive of the Year.

The Young Executives Network (YEN) held a networking reception on Tuesday evening, an event which annually serves as the largest gathering of young professionals at the SEMA Show. Attendees enjoyed food and beverage while networking with industry friends.

Wade Kawasaki
SEMA Chair-elect Wade Kawasaki (left) of Coker Group was awarded the YEN Vanguard Award.

The event also honored two outstanding individuals in the automotive aftermarket. Matt Reasoner of Retrax was named the 2016 YEN Young Executive of the Year.

The Young Executive of the Year award is presented each year to an individual under the age of 40 who has demonstrated exceptional service, integrity, professional growth and business ethics throughout the last 12 months.

In addition to the Young Executive of the Year presentation, SEMA Chair-elect Wade Kawasaki of Coker Group was awarded the YEN Vanguard Award in recognition of his contributions in support of young industry leaders.

Learn more about the Young Executives Network at

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