Jennifer Bender

Car Wash Superstore, the Byhalia, MS-based car wash parts distributor, has announced the hiring of Jennifer Bender as general manager and director of sales some 18 months after being purchased by Ashland, OH-based equipment manufacturer National Pride Equipment (NPE).

Bender takes over for Eric Bilton who will be returning to Ashland to resume his role as the company’s CFO. Bender will oversee all sales and operations including account services, sales training, purchasing, and inventory control. She will also supervise the Car Wash Superstore’s distributor program launched in the spring of 2015.

Bender is a seven-year veteran of the car wash industry and joins the Superstore after a successful tenure as sales manager for an industry equipment manufacturer.