Pictured Above, Tony Molla, Dave Kusa and Dana Cozby.
Recorded at Vision KC 2018, the panel makes a great case for the value of association membership. They say that working together, networking, training and solving the industries challenges are all the right reasons to become a member of your regional or national aftermarket association.
Industry veteran Tony Molla, Vice President of ASA (Automotive Service Association) has over 35 years’ experience in the automotive service industry. He has held positions at all levels, including technician, service manager, parts store manager, new car sales and automotive technical editor, writing service manuals for the Chilton Book Company. He has authored more than a dozen technical and car care manuals for both professional technicians and consumers.
Prior to joining ASA in May 2015, Tony spent fifteen years as the Vice President, Communications for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). He also spent nine years as the Editorial Director of Motor Age magazine and Automotive Body Repair News (ABRN).
He is an ASE certified automotive technician, past president of the Automotive Communications Council, and a regular presenter and moderator at many industry events annually. Listen to Tony’s previous episodes HERE.
Dave Kusa, President of Autotrend Diagnostics in San Francisco, CA has been an area resident for more than 30 years. Dave became the owner in 2001.
Dave has been in the auto repair industry for more than 20 years, and he holds two degrees in automotive technology from De Anza College in Cupertino. Today, he runs Autotrend Diagnostics alongside his wife, Judy, and daughters, Katie and Kristi. Listen to Dave’s previous episodes HERE.
Dana Cozby, ASA Membership Director at the Automotive Service Association.
Automotive Service Association (ASA) website (asashop.org)
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