A summary of his qualifications as an expert witness:
+ Co-manager of award-winning collision repair, tire and wheel alignment business in Portland , Oregon .
+ Successful court experience retained as expert witness for accident, mechanical, faulty repair and new car cases.
+ Designated Accredited Automotive Manager by the Automotive Management Institute, one of about 700 automotive professionals in the country earning credentials based on more than 120 hours of training and testing.
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING:
Certified Programs: Platinum Individual , Unibody Repair, Plastic
Repair 1 & 2, Advanced Vehicle Systems, Collision Repair 3000,
Steering & Suspension, Steel Auto GMA(MIG) Welding qualified,
Aluminum Repair, Aluminum Welding qualified.
Automotive Systems, Full Frame Analysis & Repair Planning
Community College , Autobody and Industrial Welding (2002)
Certified in Engine Performance, Brakes, Suspension, Drive Train and Axles by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), the nationís leading automotive industry qualification certification entity.
of Advanced Automotive Trainers , OBDII: On Board Diagnostic Strategies
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS:
Automotive Trades Association, Member 1986-2004 and Board Member
Craftsman Association of Washington , Executive Director, 1984-1985
Tire Dealers Association, Member 1989-Present
Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
Automotive Management Institute,
Accredited Automotive Manager
SAE, Society of Automotive Engineers
affiliate member #6107507280
American Welding Society, Member
Community College , Automotive Advisory Committee
PUBLICATIONS & TRADE INSTRUCTION:
Course Instructor: Plastic Repair, Retexturing, Refinishing (
Portland Community College )
Wheel Alignment, Instructor
Welding Techniques Instructor
industry and public audiences
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