CARSON, CA — U.S. Auto Parts, an Internet-direct marketer of automotive aftermarket collision replacement parts and accessories, announced the hiring of Barry Emerson as its new vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer. With more than 20 years of experience in finance management, Emerson will manage its financial affairs along with supporting the strategic planning, future business development and growth. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement“I am very excited to be working with the U.S. Auto Parts team and look forward to helping lay the ground work necessary for the company to meet its future growth plans,” Emerson said. “I will work with the executive team to further develop the company’s long-term strategic plan, focusing on profitable growth, enhancement of the internal control environment, and establishing a sound financial infrastructure.” The management at U.S. Auto Parts is very confident in Barry’s financial direction,” stated Sol Khazani, founder of U.S. Auto Parts. “He will be a great asset to the team and we are happy to have him on board.” From 1999 to his current role at U.S. Auto Parts, Emerson was the CFO of Elite Information Group, a fast growing $100 million software developer. Elite’s annual revenue growth averaged nearly 20 percent during his tenure. Prior to Elite he was vice president and corporate controller at Wyle Electronics for 15 years. Wyle was a $1.7 billion public electronics distribution company with international operations. Emerson is a Certified Public Accountant with an MBA in Finance from UCLA. He earned his Bachelors degree in Accounting from California State University, Long Beach. His public accounting experience was gained while working for Arthur Andersen LLP. Advertisement_______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.