Episode 18 – Meet Mel Algier – The First Techs Rock Award Winner

Mel Algier is a young woman who demonstrates that you can make a difference at any age! She also represents the future of the automotive service industry. In this episode, we’ll talk with Jennifer Maher, CEO of the TechForce Fouindation and America’s Automotive Trust, and the winner of the inaugural Techs Rock Award, Mel Algier, a line technician at Barnsworth Chevrolet in Canandaigua, NY.  Listen in to hear about:

  • How Mel decided on an automotive service career
  • What the new Techs Rock Award is doing to inspire the next generation of automotive technicians
  • The value of mentors to the success of entry-level technicians
  • Nurturing the next generation workforce
  • Mel’s advice for success to new technicians
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