LEESBURG, Va. — The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has named its first class of the President's Club to honor the most accomplished automotive service professionals in the transportation industry.
"These six are the best of the best and we are honored to induct them into the ASE President's Club."
The inaugural class includes:
- David Burns, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services, Eads, Tenn.;
- Daniel Fuller, Connecticut State Community College, Gateway Campus, Southbury, Conn.;
- Robert Macas, AutoTime, Oak Lawn, Ill.;
- Glenn Markley, Cox Automotive, North Providence, R.I.;
- Zachary Merrill, The Car Whispers L.L.C., Greenville, S.C.; and
- William Woods, First Vehicle Services, Delta, Pa.
The ASE President's Club selections will be made each year with any changes in status determined at that time.
The requirements include passing 51 ASE certification tests. The military test series and all OEM-specific tests are excluded from the ASE President's Club requirements.
The ASE provides assessment, certification and credentialing of vehicle service professionals. Today, there are about 220,000 ASE Certified professionals at work in dealerships, independent shops, collision repair shops, auto parts stores, fleets, schools and colleges throughout the country.