LEESBURG, Va. — The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has launched the series "Team ASE Podcast" to increase awareness of the role ASE plays in the transportation service industry.
Hosted by industry veteran Tony Molla, the podcasts will focus on happenings in the industry and at ASE.
The first episode features an interview with incoming ASE President and CEO Dave Johnson and ASE Education Foundation Assistant Vice President Donna Wagner, who will assume a new position as ASE's vice president of industry and media relations on Jan. 1.
In the podcast, Johnson and Wagner discuss their careers as well as their visions for the future of ASE. The episode can be found at ase.com/podcast.
Molla is the former vice president, industry relations for the Automotive Service Association (ASA) and has over 40 years of experience in the automotive service industry. He has held positions at all levels, including technician, service manager, parts store manager and automotive technical editor, writing service manuals for the Chilton Book Co.
Molla has authored more than a dozen technical and car care manuals for both professional technicians and consumers. Prior to joining ASA in May 2015, Molla spent 15 years as vice president, communications, for ASE.
"We are proud to introduce the 'Team ASE Podcast' series as a platform to share the important initiatives we have in the works at ASE. The podcast will also feature industry leaders and cover timely topics important to the transportation industry," Tim Zilke, ASE president and CEO, said.
"Having Tony host is an added bonus. As an industry veteran, he is well informed about trends, technology and ASE endeavors. We encourage everyone to tune in and check back for new episodes."