Brian Driehorst named head of sales at Original One Parts

Feb. 1, 2021
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Original One Auto Parts, LLC, a portfolio company of private equity firm Kinderhook Industries, LLC, is pleased to announce that Brian Driehorst has been named Senior Vice President of Sales, effective immediately.

Driehorst’s career in the automotive industry began in 2005 with QCSA Holdings, a national salvage auto auction company, where he worked in a variety of sales and operational roles, culminating with Vice President of Sales. In 2013, he became Global Salvage Manager for  AIG Insurance and was responsible  for managing total loss auto claims throughout the globe.

Driehorst has served as the Vice President of Business Development for Original One Parts from 2017 to 2020. In his new role, Driehorst will be leading a team responsible for the entire sales division, which includes sales, industry relations and marketing. 

“Because of our growth and new product lines we needed to expand our entire sales division, and Brian was by far the best candidate to lead that effort,” said Wade Hilburn, President and CEO of Original One Parts. “He is an industry recognized leader with an intimate understanding of our unique brand, and the quality that is Original One Parts.”

Driehorst also serves as a board member and Treasurer of the National Auto Body Council, holds a B.S. in Spanish and an Honors Certificate in Business Management from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, and speaks fluent Spanish.

Headquartered in Dallas, TX, Original One Parts is a leading provider of certified original equipment manufacturer (OEM) auto parts for use in both collision and mechanical repairs. It serves independent collision repair shops, dealership service centers, multi-shop locations (MSOs) and other customers. With Original One Parts’ VINtegrity™ VIN-to-VIN matching and Certified Original™ six-step certification process, repairers can be confident that the parts they order meet the exact fit, form and function as a new part. 

For more information about the solutions that Original One Parts provides please contact: Original One Parts 877-441-0001

About Original One Parts 

Original One Parts employs cutting-edge engineering technology to test and certify recycled OEM parts. The proprietary VINtegrity™ certification process ensures a consistent form, fit and function, delivered in a convenient electronic marketplace. Many leading multi-shop locations, single-shops and insurance companies take advantage of the value offered by Original One Parts™ to provide a quality part at a competitive price. For more information, please visit

About Kinderhook Industries

Founded in 2003, Kinderhook Industries, LLC is a private investment firm that manages over $3.3 billion of committed capital. We have made in excess of 250 investments and follow-on acquisitions since inception. Kinderhook’s investment philosophy is predicated on matching unique, growth-oriented investment opportunities with exceptional financial expertise and our proprietary network of operating partners. Our focus is on middle market businesses with defensible niche market positioning in the healthcare services, environmental / business services, and automotive / light manufacturing sectors. We have a track record of successfully and consistently building industry leaders. For more information, please visit

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