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QA1 Names Mike Whiteis to Manager of Motorsports Sales

February 26, 2023

QA1, a leader in high performance suspension and driveline products, is excited to announce  the addition of Mike Whiteis as Manager of Motorsports Sales where he will be responsible for the team’s overall strategy and development.

“I’m thrilled to join this team and to contribute to QA1’s continued growth and industry leadership. I look forward to meeting all our partners and to working with everyone to bring high performance suspension to even more racers and enthusiasts,” Mike says.

Mike joins the QA1 team after a lifelong career of sales and customer relations in related markets, including nearly a decade at Arrowhead Engineered Products, where he most recently worked as Senior Director of Enterprise Sales.

“Mike brings a broad skill set and significant expertise to this position,” says Rob McPherson, QA1 Vice President of Business Development. “We look forward to Mike joining the QA1 team and leading the next level of sales growth.”

Mike is an avid motorsports enthusiast himself, with a couple muscle cars in the garage. In addition to cars and family time, Mike enjoys cheering on local sports teams.


About QA1

Motivated by the idea that experiences were best made behind the wheel, QA1 manufactures high performance suspension and driveline designed for those who #goDRIVEit.

Founded in 1993, QA1 is an industry leader in performance shocks, suspension components, composite driveshafts, rod ends, spherical bearings and related accessories for the motorsports and industrial markets. QA1 has more than 100,000 square feet of office and manufacturing space in Lakeville, Minnesota. The state-of-the-art facility includes a complete line of CNC machines, hydraulic presses, filament winding and laser cutting equipment that permit all-inclusive shock absorber, suspension component and composite driveshaft manufacturing and assembly operations. QA1’s quality system is certified to the ISO 9001 standard.

For additional information and a free catalog, call 800.721.7761 or visit QA1’s website at