Monday May 11
Vincent Daviero Named Director of Northwood’s University of the Aftermarket
Vincent J. Daviero has been named director of Northwood's University of the Aftermarket, effective June 1, 2004. Daviero comes to Northwood from a career in the aftermarket. His leadership will expand and deliver continuing education in innovative venues supporting Northwood's commitment to the industry.
According to Dr. David Long, vice president of operations, "Vince Daviero has combined experience in industry and education which made him the ideal candidate for this position."
The University of the Aftermarket of Northwood University provides continuing education for the aftermarket industry and its sponsoring associations, the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA), and the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA). The alliances and affiliations of both the University of the Aftermarket and Northwood University continue to provide guidance in developing coursework needed by the industry.
In his most recent position at Tires Plus franchise division of Bridgestone/Firestone-Morgan Tire & Auto Inc., he produced materials for instructor-led sales training programs. As the director of training and education, his accomplishments include the conceptualization and development of instructional curricula and on-site instructor-led training programs. He designed and authored computer-based training modules and installed a Wide Area Network (WAN) based delivery platform. He has conducted over 1500 workshops, seminars, and training sessions and has over 500 hours of college instruction as an adjunct professor.
Additional teaching experience came through professorial positions at Eckerd College, Pasco-Hernando Community College, Saint Leo University and Baldwin-Wallace College. He is involved in the local and national chapters of the American Society for Training and Development, a three-time recipient of Bridgestone/Firestone Chairman's Award and a member of Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society.
Northwood University specializes in management and entrepreneurial education with master's, bachelor's, and associate's degrees. A private institution, Northwood emphasizes the importance of free enterprise and a market-based economy and the strong connection between business and the arts.
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