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Beyond the Wrench

Jay Goninen

How can automotive and diesel shops run a better business and be more profitable? How can we make the aftermarket more attractive to younger generations? Each week, Jay Goninen, President and Founder of Find A Wrench, will sit down with shop owners, technicians, instructors, and professionals in the automotive and diesel industries to have them share their stories and insights. We’ll dive deep into what’s going on in the aftermarket and what we can do to help drive the industry forward.

Recent Episodes

How to Build Value & Prepare to Sell Your Shop or Dealership | Rick Perrin, B2B CFOJanuary 19, 2021 Episode artwork Building the Foundation to Attract Young People to the Industry | Timmy Martin, Red Oak Independent School DistrictJanuary 12, 2021 Episode artwork Fixed Ops: What We Learned in 2020 & What to Expect in 2021, Ed Roberts & Tully WilliamsJanuary 05, 2021 Episode artwork The Missing Step to Successfully Recruiting Technicians | Mark Wilson, WrenchWayDecember 15, 2020 Episode artwork What Technicians Looks For in a Shop | Damon Agostino, Sixth Street AutomotiveDecember 08, 2020 Episode artwork Solution-Based Approach to Tools | Scott Saxton, Sonic ToolsDecember 01, 2020 Episode artwork The Value of Technicians in a Dealership | Tully Williams, The Niello CompanyNovember 24, 2020 Episode artwork Going to Bat For Your Technicians | Jeff Daniel, Maple Hill Auto GroupNovember 17, 2020 Episode artwork Recruiting, Retaining, & Developing Technicians | Brian Sump, Avalon MotorsportsNovember 10, 2020 Episode artwork WrenchWay Insiders: New Mobile App for Technicians | Mark Wilson, WrenchWayOctober 27, 2020 Episode artwork A Technician’s View of Issues in the Automotive Industry | Josh Tebben, Ryan Auto MallOctober 20, 2020 Episode artwork Thinking Outside the Box to Generate Interest in the Trucking Industry | Ray Clark, Truck CountryOctober 13, 2020 Episode artwork Attracting High School Students to the Industry | Ben Zimmerman, Verona Area High SchoolOctober 06, 2020 Episode artwork Service Advisors & Technicians: Getting Them on the Same Page | Tom Dorsey, Auto VitalsSeptember 29, 2020 Episode artwork Culture in the Shop | Shannon Withington & Deacon Bonick, Toyota of North AmericaSeptember 22, 2020 Episode artwork Expanding Your Shop’s Online Presence | Marion Miller, JASPER WebsitesSeptember 15, 2020 Episode artwork Developing Leadership in the Service Department | Mike Vogel, ASMCSeptember 08, 2020 Episode artwork Warranty Repayment Rates From the OEM Perspective | Squire Pettis, Alfa RomeoSeptember 01, 2020 Episode artwork Putting Techs First in Your Service Department | Jason Harris, Digital Dealership SolutionsAugust 25, 2020 Episode artwork What Young Techs Should Know About Working in the Diesel Industry | Matt Heacox, Diesel ForwardAugust 18, 2020 Episode artwork Revolutionizing the Automotive Service Repair Industry | Alan Symmes, Revolution Automotive ServicesAugust 11, 2020 Episode artwork Getting Techs Into the Industry & Keeping Them There | David Rogers, Shop 4DAugust 04, 2020 Episode artwork How Shops (Big & Small) Can Attract Technicians | Lisa Joseph, Find A WrenchJuly 28, 2020 Episode artwork WrenchWay: Where Shops Go to Find Techs & Techs Go to Find Shops | Mark Wilson, WrenchWayJuly 09, 2020 Episode artwork Positioning Your Dealership For Success in Attracting Techs | Jake Schaefer, Smart Motors ToyotaJune 30, 2020 Episode artwork