With a growing industry shortage of qualified auto technicians, Manheim is partnering with the TechForce Foundation on its FutureTech Success campaign. The campaign is designed to attract students to become auto technicians and create a pipeline of talent within the industry for auto technicians. As an early supporter of this effort, Manheim has made a $50,000 annual commitment, and Manheim’s Vice President of Reconditioning, Angie Babin, will serve on the TechForce Foundation board.
“Sadly, auto shop classes are disappearing, and parents and students are not receiving information about the viability of technical work-related jobs,” said Babin. “The pipeline for auto