Mighty Auto Parts exec Dave Raphael dies
Dave Raphael, director of marketing for Mighty Auto Parts, died suddenly of cardiac arrest on Sept. 5, 2014. He was 53.
“Dave was a dedicated member of the Mighty team – thoroughly professional – a warm-hearted ambassador of good will,” says Ken Voelker, CEO and president.
Raphael came to Mighty in 2007 after working at Ford Motor Co. and Auto Trader. He managed Mighty’s national franchisor’s advertising program and took a leadership role in successfully developing the company’s new car dealership market program. He also was a published author in multiple trade magazines.
He leaves his wife of 27 years, Lynne Raphael, his son, Sam, and daughter, Michelle.