Car-O-Liner has hired Dan Trahey as manager of technical training.
In his new role, Trahey will support the Car-O-Liner Academy training initiatives by developing technical education programs and technical writing, as well as supporting the company's distributor and customer network through technical presentations within the North American automotive aftermarket.
Prior to joining Car-O-Liner, he was the Auto Body, Automotive Restoration and Welding Program Director for Baker College in Flint, Mich., for five years. His responsibilities included curriculum creation, development of budgets and overall management of the programs. Trahey has experience in the automotive industry as an auto body technician, insurance appraiser and shop manager. He is ASE certified as a master collision/refinish technician, estimator, and in steering and suspension and brakes.
“I am very excited to have Dan join the Car-O-Liner team,” said Jeff Kern, president of Car-O-Liner. “Dan brings a significant amount of technical and training expertise to greatly benefit the many diverse groups here in North America and within our Global Academy structure, which will be a huge asset for our company.”