About Us - General Information

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, Inc., the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serves both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets. Following the closing of the General Parts International, Inc. acquisition, Advance operates 5,297 company-operated stores, 105 Worldpac branches, and services approximately 1,400 independently owned Carquest branded stores in 49 states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Canada. Advance employs over 71,000 Team Members.

Advance Auto Parts works hard to create an environment of honesty, integrity, mutual trust and dedication. Since our founding by Arthur Taubman in 1932, the values haven’t changed.

  • Inspire and build the self-confidence and success of every Team Member.
  • Serve our customers better than anyone else – help them succeed.
  • Grow the business and profitability with integrity.