Guest Blog Series

Keep Learning… #Because I’m a Tech

Rising Technicians, a Tip for Success: Keep Learning by Scott Miller, President & CEO, Interstate Batteries   The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the United States needs at least 120,000 new transportation technicians each year just to meet demand.   The automotive aftermarket is a $277B industry, growing since 2010 and predicted to continue. It’s

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2019 Techs Rock People’s Choice Grand Prize Winner

  NEWS RELEASE TechForce Announces the 2019 Techs Rock People’s Choice Grand Prize Winner – Melina Algier of Farnsworth Chevrolet SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — December 10, 2019 — TechForce Foundation, announces that Melina Algier, a service technician at Farnsworth Chevrolet in Canandaigua, New York has been named the 2019 People’s Choice Grand Prize Winner of its

Announcing 2019 Techs Rock Awards Category Winners

  NEWS RELEASE TechForce Foundation Announces its 2019 Techs Rock Awards Winners Five transportation technicians recognized as outstanding mentors, role models and professionals – now compete for People’s Choice Grand Prize Award. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — December 2, 2019 — TechForce Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on championing students to and through their technical education and

Strategic alliance announced between America’s Automotive Trust and TechForce Foundation

  NEWS RELEASE TechForce Foundation and America’s Automotive Trust Announce Strategic Alliance and Shared CEO The integration of complementary missions and overall cost efficiencies promise more value to the constituents served by both organizations Jennifer Maher will lead wide-ranging efforts for the new alliance as CEO SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and TACOMA, Wash. — October 29, 2019

TechForce Foundation Honors Technicians at Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance Opening Gala

TechForce Foundation Honors Technicians at Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance Opening Gala At historic inaugural event, TechForce highlights important role technicians play in classic car restoration; Receives financial support for scholarships and technician training programs through gala fundraiser SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — October 25, 2019 —TechForce was honored to be the charity beneficiary of the inaugural Las

TechForce auction to support CTE & STEM with LV Concours d’Elegance

  NEWS RELEASE Online Mobile Auction to Benefit Educational Non-profit TechForce Foundation® Begins October 18 at 6 p.m. PT Auction Items Include Once-in-a-Lifetime Sport and Driving Experiences SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — October 18, 2019 – An online mobile auction to support TechForce Foundation – a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that supports students pursuing transportation related technical careers

John Force Racing joins Advance Auto Parts in supporting TechForce Foundation

  NEWS RELEASE John Force Racing Joins Advance Auto Parts in supporting TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success® Initiative Organizations will kick off expanded partnership at 2019 NHRA Mellow Yellow Drag Racing Series SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — October 10, 2019 — Advance Auto Parts, a major sponsor of John Force Racing, is bringing the team’s popularity and influence

Bertoti Family announces memorial scholarship to continue in perpetuity

  By Greg Settle, TechForce Foundation Director of National Initiatives   TechForce Foundation® Willy Bertoti Memorial Scholarship to Continue in Perpetuity   At Pottstown High School memorial gathering, Bertoti familyannounces the Memorial Scholarship to continue in Willy’s memory   Pottstown, PA – October 5, 2019 – It has been five years since Willy Bertoti, an

Las Vegas School Benefits from Transportation Industry Collaboration

NEWS RELEASE Las Vegas School Benefits from Transportation Industry Collaboration TechForce and Las Vegas Concours supporting SECTA with an Extreme Shop Make Over LAS VEGAS, NV, October 4, 2019 – TechForce Foundation announces its Extreme Shop Makeover of the auto shop program at Southeast Career Technical Academy (SECTA) in Las Vegas. TechForce has brought together

TechForce CEO Jennifer Maher named Auto Care Woman of the Year

Originally published on TireBusiness.com October 1, 2019. TechForce CEO Jennifer Maher named Auto Care Woman of the Year BETHESDA, Md. — October 1, 2019 — Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care Association, has named TechForce Foundation CEO Jennifer Maher as its Auto Care Woman of the Year. The 2019 Women of