2018 Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education and Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Awards Winners Announced
BETHESDA, Md. – September 7, 2018 – The Auto Care Association announced yesterday the winners of the 2018 Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award and the 2018 Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Awards at its Fall Leadership Days event in Austin, Texas.
The Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award is annually given to an individual that demonstrates a passion for advancing the concepts and programs for education and continuing education in the North American auto care industry.
Brent Berman, director, training and consumer experience, Federal-Mogul Motorparts, was selected as this year’s Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award for his stewardship of the Garage Gurus’™ innovative technical training program. Berman has been involved in the automotive industry for over 25 years, primarily in the technical field evolving from mechanical to digital. In his 21 years at Federal-Mogul, Berman has held roles of increasing responsibility in technical training, marketing and now manages the Garage Gurus training group in addition to the catalog and research team, overseeing critical activities from training, tech support, cataloging, e-data and digital media. Berman also oversees the company’s “Tech First” initiative that seeks to simplify and improve the many touch points it has with all levels of customers.