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The R. L. O’Connor & Associates, Inc. pledged an additional $25,000 to the Automotive Management Institute’s (AMI’s) resource development effort EXCEL.
The commitment to AMI will be used to develop additional self-study programs and Webinars to make management education for the automotive service industry more accessible and affordable.
Located in Federal Way, Wash., R. L. O’Connor & Associates, Inc. has provided training, consulting and products for the automotive service industry since 1985.
Robert “Bob” O’Connor, president and founder of R. L. O’Connor & Associates, Inc., is part of AMI’s faculty and was the first AMI instructor to make a pledge to EXCEL, giving the company a 20-year history with the Institute.
“We are proud to be a supporter of AMI,” said O’Connor. “Both organizations share a focus in the automotive service industry on enhancing business practices through management education and increasing professionalism is the industry.”
“We are pleased to have O’Connor, one of the Institute’s premier instructors and partners, continue his support with this new and generous pledge,” said AMI Chairman George Witt, AAM. This kind of support demonstrates his long-term commitment to the educational needs of the automotive service professional.”
“O’Connor has a long and distinguished reputation in educating and assisting the automotive service and repair industry,” said AMI Executive Director Toni Slaton, AAM. “Despite a business climate characterized by economic instability, O’Connor has demonstrated his continued support for management education. I express sincere appreciation to O’Connor for providing the industry with a model for education support.”
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