Twelve scholarships of $2,500 each will be available to qualified students studying to become professional automotive technicians.
Icahn Automotive Awards $50,000 In Scholarships To Support Students Pursuing Automotive Technician Careers
Twenty students received $2,500 in an inaugural program from the parent company of service providers Pep Boys, AAMCO and Precision Tune Auto Care; part of a program to encourage the skilled trades.
The independent companies will be led by Chris Cox, CEO – Parts, and Brian Kaner, CEO – Service, who will report to Icahn Automotive’s board of directors and be supported by their own leadership teams, as well as a shared service division led by Chief Financial Officer Michael Nevin.
Icahn Automotive Celebrates Final 2019 Technical School Partnership At Orlando Universal Technical Institute
To celebrate the partnerships, Dominic Lightner, an automotive technology student at UTI in Orlando was presented with a $2,500 scholarship from Icahn Automotive.
Icahn Automotive Expands Race To 2026 Technician Recruitment Program To Avondale’s Universal Technical Institute
The program is a nationwide effort to recruit, train and retain automotive service technicians, and includes partnerships with leading technical schools to help fill an industry-wide talent gap of a projected 46,000 positions by 2026.
The company recognized its top-performing automotive service technicians in each business region based on performance and customer-service metrics from the prior year.
This new program is part of a broader effort to help fill an industry-wide talent gap.
The new program aims to recruit, train and retain technicians, helping to fill an industry-wide talent gap projected to grow to 46,000 positions by 2026.