People Watching 6/11/19

NASTF has added Sheri Hamilton, executive director of the Midwest Auto Care Alliance, to its education team. Hamilton coordinates the Vision Hi-Tech Training & Expo in Kansas City. NASTF’s education team is responsible for the task force’s “Road to Great Technicians” initiative.

Stet Schanze of the Gray Manufacturing Co. is now chairman of the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) board of directors, following the retirement of Jerry Lentz of Challenger Lifts. Schanze is the immediate past chairman of the board. He will serve the remainder of Lentz’s term. ALI will elect a new chairman to a full term at its annual meeting this fall.

• Paul Marks has retired as operations manager for heavy duty vehicle lift company Stertil-Koni USA after 21 years with the organization. He is succeeded by Doug Frakes, who has joined Stertil-Koni following 10 years with FedEx Ground.