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DRIVE announces Chris Chesney as keynote speaker at its upcoming EXPO WEST

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 06:00
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DRIVE has announced that Chris Chesney will deliver the keynote speech at its September EXPO WEST. With over 40 years of experience, Mr. Chesney is recognized as a preeminent leader in the automotive service industry.

While Mr. Chesney’s current role is Senior Director of Customer Training at Advance Auto Parts, he has held every position in the industry from Service Advisor, Master Technician to shop owner plus heading his own independent training organization. With the continued complexity of vehicles on the road, Mr. Chesney is committed to finding solutions that the industry requires. To that end, he serves on the Board of Directors for the National Automotive Service Task Force and the Automotive Maintenance and Repair Association in addition to being the Past Chair and active member of the ASE Training Managers Council.

“The mission of DRIVE perfectly aligns with my goal of informing and encouraging the industry to be ready for the continued tech evolution taking place in each shop today. I can’t wait to talk to and learn from the DRIVE clients at the EXPO this September,” says Mr. Chesney.

“We are honored that Chris Chesney, the Senior Director of Customer Training, Advance Auto Parts, will be delivering a keynote speech at this September’s DRIVE Expo,” said CEO Bill Kilpatrick. “Chris is one of the most revered experts in the North American automotive aftermarket. His unique insights and perspective will be well-received by DRIVE clients,” ads Mr. Kilpatrick.

In addition to Mr. Chesney’s keynote speech, the 3-day DRIVE EXPO WEST event will feature in-depth workshops, networking opportunities with other shop owners plus the benefit for all attendees to meet one-on-one with industry leaders. The EXPO is September 27th-29th at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center in Pomona, CA. Registration is now open.

DRIVE is the premiere automotive and truck repair consulting and training company. With over 25 years of experience, their continuing aim is to provide shop owners with best-in-class training, organizational skills and management tools. The goal of DRIVE is to fully arm shop owners with every executive and management ability needed to win.

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