Expert 514189 - IL


Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of hands-on experience in the towing and recovery industry as an Owner, Operator and Road Service Technician, and Safety Trainer. My expertise includes towing, recovery and road service training to public and private towing companies, risk management services for insurance companies; property inspections, training evaluations, and comprehensive risk control reporting. I have more than 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Relevant Experiences

I have over 30 years of hands on towing and vehicle recovery experience. I grew up in a family-owned towing company that is currently one of the largest companies in the Midwest. During my tenure in the towing industry I have operated various makes and models of towing equipment including tow trucks, car carriers and larger lowboy trailers. I am familiar with industry standards, have attended numerous towing educational programs and have held a national certification in towing. I have performed as a towing operator, towing company owner, and as a towing safety consultant. I have written over 125 towing-related safety articles for several towing industry trade magazines.

My experience includes;
• Over 30 years of hands-on towing and road service experience as a towing operator and then as a towing company owner.
• I have held both the Level -1 & -2 national towing certifications with the Towing and Recovery Association of America as well as attending several professional towing and recovery training programs focusing on road service.
• I have taught over 100 towing and roadway safety seminars to towing operators in four (4) states.
• I have written over 130 towing-related safety articles for Tow Times magazine and have covered this topic specifically


Education

Degree Subject Institution
B.S. Applied Science Southern Illinois University

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