Our People

A Diverse and Dynamic Workforce. We’re Focused on Personal Growth and Company ROI

Road Tested Parts takes pride in its diverse and dynamic workforce, where experienced professionals and those with limited prior knowledge are welcomed and nurtured. The company’s commitment to talent development is a testament to its dedication to promoting growth at every level. With comprehensive training, Road Tested Parts ensures that each employee, regardless of their background, is equipped with the skills and knowledge required to excel in the automotive recycling industry. The management team is a driving force behind the company’s success, focusing on return on investment (ROI) and operational efficiency with unwavering dedication. Their strategic acumen and commitment to innovation have played a pivotal role in Road Tested Parts’ position as a thriving and forward-thinking industry leader.

Our Leadership

Decades of Invaluable Experience

The leadership team at Road Tested Parts brings decades of invaluable experience to the forefront of the automotive recycling industry. Their unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and sustainability has propelled the company to the forefront of the sector. With a vision firmly rooted in growth and expansion, Road Tested Parts aims to merge and acquire like-minded companies, fostering collaborative partnerships that not only strengthen their market presence but also advance their mission of promoting environmentally responsible practices within the automotive industry. Under their astute guidance, Road Tested Parts continues to thrive as a beacon of leadership and innovation in the automotive recycling domain.

Bill Westerman

Bill Westerman

Chief Executive Officer

Bill Westerman has spent the past 30 years in the automotive industry. At Volvo Trucks North America, Westerman held positions in engineering, sales and marketing, and manufacturing. He moved to Tenneco Automotive where he worked as a plant manager supplying ride control products to most North American car manufacturers. In 2004, he moved to Genuine Parts Company where he served as a division President for 12 years and then as Chief Operating Officer for NAPA Auto Parts. Bill has recently joined Road Tested Parts as CEO and board member. Westerman received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Miami. He received a MS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Virginia Tech. He is also certified in Lean Manufacturing from the University of Michigan and attended The Wharton Schools Executive Development Program.

Matt Lacy

Matt Lacy

Chief Operating Officer

Formerly CEO and owner of Lacy Auto Parts, Inc., Matt joined RTP as Chief Operating Officer as Lacy Auto Parts, Inc. became the newest member of the Road Tested Parts organization. Matt is also the owner and founding member of SmartCycle, a data analytics company service the full-service recycling industry. Matt has held a variety of leadership roles with URG, ARA, and VARA and is the former president of Team PRP, a group of over 100 leading-edge recyclers within the full-service recycling parts industry. Matt holds a B.S. in Management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Tim Davis

Tim Davis

Senior Vice President of Operations

Tim Davis is an experienced executive having held various leadership roles in operations, sales, logistics & transportation. Prior to joining RTP, Tim spent over 10 years in the automotive aftermarket industry with Genuine Parts Company where his most recent position was Vice President of Global Transportation for NAPA Auto Parts. He received a B.A. in Philosophy from Ferrum College and certification by the Goizueta Business School’s Executive Leadership Program at Emory University.

Andrew Lacy

Andrew Lacy

Vice President of Technology

Andrew Lacy is a notable figure in the automotive recycling industry, known for his role as a former Owner of Lacy Auto Parts, Inc. and as a Founding Member of SmartCycle, a leading data analytics company serving the full-service recycling sector. With a rich history of serving on industry-focused committees, including PRP, URG, and ARA, Andrew has made invaluable contributions in the areas of sales, procurement, and data. His academic foundation includes a Bachelor of Science in Management from Liberty University, complementing his industry expertise and leadership. Andrew’s commitment to innovation and data-driven decision-making continues to shape the industry’s future, making him a respected influencer in the field.

Graham Lacy

Graham Lacy

Vice President of Indirect Sales

Graham Lacy is the former Co-Owner of Lacy Auto Parts, Inc., and is an industry-leading expert in the automotive salvage business. Graham was instrumental in building a very successful data-driven core and scrap commodity program and will continue to leverage his expertise on a larger scale with Road Tested Parts. Graham received a B.S. in Business Finance from Liberty University.

Tammy Swider

Tammy Swider

Vice President of Transition and Integration

Tammy is a senior business executive with expertise leading organizations in the areas of B2B and B2C sales, corporate operations, compliance, process improvement, startups, government contracting, and quality management. Previously, Tammy has held the positions of VP of Insurance & New Business Development at Electric Mobility Corporation, General Manager of Patriot Consulting, and led the Quality department at Kipper Tool Company. Tammy received a B.S. in Sociology from Piedmont University. She also holds a LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt certification from Rutgers University.

Tara Givens

Tara Givens

Vice President of Human Resources

Tara has been in the Human Resources field for over 28 years, with over 12 years in the automotive industry. She joined RTP in July 2023 as the head of Human Resources. Tara had prior experience with the Icahn Automotive Group where she was head of HR for Auto Plus Auto Parts as well AVP Field HR for both Pep Boys and Auto Plus. Tara has previously held HR positions at Advanced Auto Parts, CARQUEST Auto Parts and AAA Mid-Atlantic at their Car Care Centers. In addition, she was an HR professional in the law firm and public accounting industries. Tara is best known for her business alignment and building strong HR teams. She holds her MA in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University with a certification in Servant Leadership and her BA in International Politics with a minor in Labor & Industrial Relations from Pennsylvania State University. She was recently certified as a Mental Health First Aider.