AskPatty Certified Female Friendly Logo Corporation Marketing Manager Kristin Brocoff Gives Expert Auto Advice on Ask

Published Oct 5th 2009, 9:00pm by Jody DeVere in Press Releases Pressroom

Kristin and the team at CarMD have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to keeping your car healthy

10.05.2009 - FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. - Kristin Brocoff, marketing manager for Corp., has been tapped to give her expert advice as a member of the Ask Patty panel of 50 automotive expert women who hold leadership roles in the automotive industry. The panel includes a range of women, who hold various roles at automotive-related companies and cover the gamut on car tips and advice, who are available to help 24/7 with automotive-related questions.

Brocoff has over 16 years of experience as a public relations and marketing professional, including 10 years in the automotive aftermarket. In her current position with she educates consumers tools and information available to help drivers make educated decisions about vehicle health and maintenance.

Brocoff is committed to empowering drivers to make smart decisions when it comes to purchasing and maintaining their cars and trucks, and to make sure drivers know they should not ignore their dashboard warning lights.

Brocoff, who earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from San Diego State University, has appeared on regional and national TV and radio programs across the U.S, and has published several car care articles. She is also a proud member of the Car Care Council Women's Board.

"I am very pleased to have been invited to join the Ask Patty Advisory panel," states Brocoff. "Empowering drivers, women in particular, when it comes to vehicle maintenance and repairs is something that I'm committed to. In today's economy, it's more important than ever that we make smart decisions related to buying and maintaining our cars and trucks. I hope that my advice and suggestions will help save other women time and money, and make the process of owning and caring for their car more pleasant." In her automotive advisory role, Brocoff will respond to questions from consumer women on automotive related topics via the website. The Ask Patty interactive advice blog launched May 22, 2006.

"Kristin and the team at CarMD have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to keeping your car healthy," says Jody DeVere, President of Ask Patty. DeVere continues, "She is a great addition to the Ask Patty Advisory Panel. She is extremely well versed when it comes to the tools and technology available to empower consumers and DIYers to better maintain their vehicles, and communicate with their repair facility and dealership of choice."

The Ask, Inc. website and blog is a safe place for women to get advice on car buying, maintenance and other automotive related topics. Women can shop for cars, tires and automotive service at our network of, Inc. Certified Female Friendly(R) retailers across the U.S.

About Corp.
The mission of Fountain Valley, Calif.-based Corp., is to empower consumers by providing the tools and information needed to make better-educated decisions about their vehicle's health and maintenance. Distributed by Corp., CarMD costs $98.99 and is available in the U.S. direct to consumers via two convenient options: 1) toll-free phone: 888.MyCarMD (888.692.2763), or 2) online at The product is supported Monday - Saturday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m (PST) by ASE Certified Technicians based in the U.S.A.

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