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RR 062: Tom Ham of Automotive Management Network
13th November 2015 • Remarkable Results Radio Podcast • Carm Capriotto, AAP
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Tom Ham, with the help of his wife Deb, is the creator and owner of Automotive Management Network an 12,000 plus member website that is the largest information center for vehicle service facility owners and managers.

Tom got his start in the auto service industry pumping gas in the late 60’s. Tom and his wife operate Auto Centric, an import specialty shop in Grand Rapids. Tom and Deb have five children including two sons and a daughter who served in the Iraq War as U.S. Marines.  He writes extensively on industry topics.  Tom’s previous episodes HERE.

Tom Ham created Automotive Management, in 2003, which today has more than 12,000 members. Tom’s wife Deb is his partner in both endeavors.  Automotive Management Network is a free automotive aftermarket forum that is packed with management resources, articles and discussions on almost any subject you can think of.

Tom has held a Michigan mechanic’s license since 1975, but now spends his day managing the shop and the website. He has served as a board member with ASA Michigan. Over the years he has created many systems, documents and checklists to help with shop management. These can all be found on along with a wide variety of other shop management information.

Tom Ham is an expert in the area of shop management software systems. While he does not sell software systems, he writes extensively about them, how to shop for them and which features to look for. There is even a section on live webinars. Enjoy this inside story of an important industry resource, from Tom Ham and Automotive Management Network.

He shares a great idea on looking for sales opportunities during the holiday slow season.

Click the picture link and scope out Automotive Management Network where you will find Resources, Discussions, Links, Directories, Training, Document, Checklists. Basic membership if FREE to professionals in the auto and vehicle service industry.

Automotive Management Network Website.

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