Meet Justin Cardwell!

YPC Member and AutoGlass Operations Manager at AAA.

Justin has responsibility over the Glass Division of AAA Arizona. They have 11 team members that span all over the state. His day to day consists of supporting claims and call center management, vendor relationships and cultivating team engagement, even with a remote workforce. 

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

Education background: It’s a long story but a work in progress 

How long have you been a member of YPC: 1 year

Are you a BIG? Yes, currently awaiting to be re-Matched

What’s the best piece of professional advice you’ve been given? 

That’s a tough one, I think it’s having been taught the difference between hearing and actually listening to others. It’s a difference-maker!

What’s the most played song on your playlist? Heat Waves by Glass Animals

What three accomplishments, personal or professional, are you most proud of? 

  • Cultivating Engagement with different teams in my career, it’s been rewarding to see what people can accomplish when they’re aligned and it’s a cornerstone of my management style 
  • Relocating across the country by myself in my early 20’s 
  • Creating a ton of cool memories in my racing career, like the 2016 Baja 1000!

Name your top three personal hobbies or volunteer activities? 

  • Racing Motorcycles and Offroad Trucks
  • Paz de Cristo in Mesa, AZ
  • CrossFit and Softball to stay active 

About the Young Professionals Council

The BBBSAZ Young Professionals Council was founded by dedicated young professionals in the Valley who have a vested interest in shaping Arizona’s youth and building a stronger network of support for the agency. This diverse group of individuals, ages 18 to 40, volunteer their time to support BBBSAZ’s many initiatives in the community. YPC members volunteer at events, support BBBSAZ volunteer recruitment efforts, and represent BBBSAZ at various community events and networking groups.

The group is currently putting together a virtual Game Night for October 2nd. Click here to learn more. 
The members of YPC are always looking for dynamic community-minded individuals to join their efforts. If you’d like to learn more about YPC, please reach out to Adrian Jamieson at or (602) 393-4120.

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