Category: ASA Podcast

Episode 26 – ASA Collision Division Report

February 20th, 2020 by

Mike Levasseur, ASA Collision Division Director reports on recent activities by the ASA Collision Operations Committee (COC). This new, bi-monthly podcast for ASA members keeps you up-to-speed on important projects such as new vehicle technology now appearing in the service bays and other developments that have the potential to significantly impact ASA members and the

Episode 25 – ASA Mechanical Division Report

February 19th, 2020 by

Tom Piippo, ASA Mechanical Division Director reports on recent activities by the ASA Mechanical Operations Committee. This new, bi-monthly podcast for ASA members keeps you up-to-speed on important projects such as new vehicle technology now appearing in the service bays and other developments that have the potential to significantly impact ASA members and the automotive

Episode 24 – Taking the Hill Legislative Report with Bob Redding

February 18th, 2020 by

Bob Redding reports on recent advocacy activities by ASA in Washington, D.C. and at the state level. This new, bi-monthly podcast for ASA members keeps you up-to-speed on important issues such as vehicle technology, telematics, cyber security and other developments that have the potential to significantly impact ASA members and the automotive service industry. Listen

Episode 23 – ASA Annual Business Meeting: CARS, TTF & Much More!

February 12th, 2020 by

Ray Fisher, ASA President & Executive Director is excited about the plans for the 202 Annual business meeting. Given the content, he has every right to be! This is one industry event you don’t want to miss and is open to everyone. Listen in as Ray offers a preview of ASA’s Annual Business Meeting and

Episode 22: Lifelong Learning – The Millennial Way

February 5th, 2020 by

Mario Rojas is an ASE-Certified Master Technician with L1 at Pete’s Complete Auto Service in Miami, Florida. He’s also a millennial on a mission: to share his knowledge every chance he gets. We caught up with Mario at the ASA-Florida Foundations event and had a short but enlightening conversation about how our younger technicians think

Episode 21 – How Telematics Impacts Collision Repair

January 29th, 2020 by

Jason Verlen is the Senior Vice President of Product Management and Marketing Products & Technology at CCC Information Systems. In this episode, he talks about the impact of Telematics on the collision repair process and the implications this technology presents for insurers. Listen in as Jason provides a look ahead at: How technology is redefining

Episode 20 – ASE Launches Spanish-Language Certification Tests and More!

January 22nd, 2020 by

Trish Serratore is the Senior Vice President of Communications at the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). In this episode, she talks about the latest developments with the ASE Certification tests and what the organization has been up to lately. It’s an information-packed podcast that will bring you up to speed on the most

Episode 19 – What’s Next in Collision Repair

January 15th, 2020 by

Vincent Romans is the founding principle and managing partner of The Romans Group LLC. His four decades of experience as a consultant within the collision repair market provides a unique perspective on the various dynamics which will shape the collision repair market in the years ahead. We caught up with Vincent at the ASA MSO

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

January 11th, 2020 by

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,

Episode 17 – Paying it Forward and Looking Ahead

January 8th, 2020 by

John Greenfield is President of JJ’s Auto Care in Jacksonville, FL and he’s not just worrying about the technician shortage—he’s doing something about it! John was one of a group of ASA members and others who sponsored ten automotive students from jtech Institute to attend the inaugural ASA Florida Foundations training event at Daytona. We