As a visionary leader in the Automotive Aftermarket for 25+ years, Tammy Tecklenburg has been instrumental in launching three companies and contributing to eight M&A transactions for startups and industry leaders including Honeywell, Armored AutoGroup, Spectrum Brands and Energizer Holdings. Tecklenburg is a change champion, consistently fostering business transformation and optimizing operations by improving performance, processes and people. She is a relationship builder and servant leader, known for inspiring and empowering high-performance teams.

Tecklenburg served the Auto Care industry as President, Women in Auto Care, a global community focused on connecting, empowering and mentoring women. She launched the industry’s first formal mentor program in 2014 and has been recognized for making a significant impact to the development of the next generation of leaders with the 2015 “Auto Care Woman of the Year” and 2018 Ratchet & Wrench “All Star” industry awards. She is an active member of the Women in Automotive Board of Directors and the Auto Care Board of Directors.

Most recently, Tecklenburg is championing change through consulting corporate clients in launching Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs. Her mission is to create a movement that doubles the number of diverse leaders in our industry by 2030!

She joined the Germinator team as their Chief Commercial Officer early in the pandemic to invest her time, talent and treasures in starting up an organization guided by world class scientific advisors in the fight against Covid-19 with products and services that provide 360◦ protection across air, surface and body.