Shaun McKenzie has been named the chairperson of BMW CCA Club Racing. The announcement was made in a letter from BMW CCA executive director Frank Patek posted on the BMW CCA Club Racing website, which has been copied below.—Brian Morgan
“The BMW Car Club of America, Inc. (BMW CCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shaun McKenzie as Chairman of BMW CCA Club Racing. Shaun’s term starts immediately, taking over from Interim Chairman Scott Blazey.
“Shaun has been a member of the BMW CCA Genesee Valley Chapter since 1999. He is the currently elected North Atlantic Region Racers Advisory Committee representative and the Director of the BimmerWorld BMW CCA Club Racing School.
“Shaun started racing his #839 C-Modified E46 in 2010. He has been a fixture at the BMW CCA races, participating in over 40 race weekends on both the East and West Coasts. He has contributed a great deal of his time and talents to market and promote BMW CCA Club Racing. In addition, though his involvement in the BimmerWorld BMW CCA Club Racing School, he has dedicated countless hours helping to recruit and develop the next generation of BMW CCA racers.
“Shaun is the Principle of Inflection Point Consultants, providing management training and executive coaching for several Fortune 500 companies. He and his wife, Denise, currently live in Brooklyn, New York.
“Please join me in congratulating Shaun for taking on this critical role. The BMW CCA Board of Directors and staff are confident in Shaun’s abilities and look forward to working with him in his endeavor to build on the success that is BMW CCA Club Racing. On behalf of Club Racing, the Board, and the staff, I am pleased to extend our deepest appreciation and gratitude to Scott Blazey for his professional management of BMW Club Racing during this interim period. He is certainly a friend of the Club. Equally important our thanks and appreciation to Betty Blazey for allowing us to intrude upon both of them.”
[Photo of Shaun McKenzie’s race car courtesy Brian Morgan.]