Kadel’s Auto Body announced that it has promoted two employees to journeyman body technician.
Bobby Hafner was promoted at Kadel’s Lake Oswego in Lake Oswego, Ore. He joined Kadel’s as a lot attendant in 2008. Working his way up, he soon became an apprentice in the body tech program. A true Oregon native originally from Newberg, Hafner now resides in Beaverton. In his off time, he’s an avid golfer and snowboarder.
Kirby Smith was promoted at Kadel’s St. Johns in Portland. He joined Kadel’s in 2010 as a body helper. He attended PCC, completed a two-year auto collision repair certificate and, through Kadel’s employee advancement program, achieved his journeyman status. Originally from Bend, Smith now resides in SW Portland. He enjoys setting new goals and taking advantage of the opportunities that have come his way working for Kadel’s.